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Sigma EF-500 DG Super

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Sigma EF-500 DG Super

The Sigma EF-500 DG Super is a flash unit compatible with Sigma SA, Canon AF, Minolta AF, Nikon AF and Pentax AF SLRs. It has a 165 ft guide number at 105 mm focal length (ISO 100) with a flash duration of approximately 1/700 seconds. The projection angle of light is automatically set to match the lens between 28 - 105 mm and covers a wide angle range of 17 mm when the built-in diffuser is deployed. Bounce angle for this unit is 60, 75 or 90 degrees with 60, 75 or 90 right swiv…

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Sigma EF-500 DG Super

The Sigma EF-500 DG Super is a flash unit compatible with Sigma SA, Canon AF, Minolta AF, Nikon AF and Pentax AF SLRs. It has a 165 ft guide number at 105 mm focal length (ISO 100) with a flash duration of approximately 1/700 seconds. The projection angle of light is automatically set to match the lens between 28 - 105 mm and covers a wide angle range of 17 mm when the built-in diffuser is deployed. Bounce angle for this unit is 60, 75 or 90 degrees with 60, 75 or 90 right swivel and 60, 75, 90, 120, 150 and 180 left swivel. The AF Auxiliary lamp is a red LED. The EF-500 requires 4x AA Alkaline or 4x NiMH batteries for power up and needs a charge time of approximately 6 seconds (when using alkaline batteries) / 4seconds (when using NiMH batteries) between flashes. This flash unit measures 77 x 139 x 117 mm and weighs 325 g.

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The Sigma EF-500 DG Super works with both AF 35mm SLR and Digital SLR cameras. It enables full automatic flash photography by TTL automatic flash exposure control. It includes S-TTL flash photography for Sigma, 3-D multi-sensor balanced fill flash function and i-TTL flash photography for Nikon, E-TTL II flash photography for Canon, ADI flash photography and P-TTL flash photography for Minolta. For bounce flash it can be tilted 90° upwards and 7° downward for close-ups. It can also be swiveled 180° to the left and 90° to the right and incorporates “modeling flash” mode to provide proper light distribution to check the shadow of the subject. The multi pulse flash features enable reduced power setting from 1/4 to 1/128 in 6 steps and the pulse frequency of the flash can be set from 1Hz to 199Hz. EF-500 DG Super incorporates wireless TTL flash photography, slave flash photography, and FP flash photography (synchronized with high shutter speeds). In addition, manual flash also can be set at 8 output power levels. The covering focal length of the flashlight can be seen on the LCD panel, and a flash ready signal can be seen in the viewfinder. The EF-500 DG SUPER also incorporates auto power off system.

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