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Sunpak PZ42X
8.7 out of 10

Sunpak PZ42X

Compatible with digital SLR cameras.  PZ42X to be workable with Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

My Second of These

Greenjeans, B&H Photo
4 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Really good flash for what I do. Consistent output and flexible. The plastic foot is not super strong. I broke mine by dropping it while attached to one of my cameras, but liked it so much, I ordered another.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Powerful Output, Versatile
  • Cons: Plastic Foot Not Durable
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Overall 8
8.0

Powerful well priced flash.

Bit Twiddler, B&H Photo
13 April 2015
  • Excerpt: The good. Good price point for a powerful and flexible flash. Used as fill flash and in low light situations. If this unit lasts half as long as my 35+ year old Sunpack 411 I will be a happy camper. The bad.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Powerful Output, Versatile
  • Cons: Slow Recycling
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Overall 8
8.0

Charging Sound

Photog, B&H Photo
22 January 2015
Overall 8
8.0

best flash for value and use options

MsPhotoKLD, B&H Photo
2 January 2015
  • Excerpt: this is the best flash for options like swivel, up and down rotation, and especially adjustable power (many flashes don't have this feature). for an off brand its just as great as the name brand.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Recycling
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Overall 8
8.0

Works fine, after a firmware upgrade

Brycee's Dad, Adorama
5 September 2014
  • Excerpt: I wanted a flash with manual settings, and many I looked at were $300+. My goal was "shooting" hummingbirds and "freezing" the rapidly beating wings. It wasn't so much for illumination (although that helped with some twilight shots), but for the (use of) the flash to effectuate a higher shutter...
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Excellent Value, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Powerful Output
  • Cons: Firmware Upgrade Needed
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent Flash

Adorama
2 September 2014
  • Excerpt: I am extremely happy with this flash. It does a wonderful job and works exactly as I need.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

good value, sturdy

lalo, B&H Photo
18 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Got a second one, since a cheapo sold by b&H conked out as a backup. The auto zoom flash angle drives me nuts, but I use diffuser(s) for most of my shots. Love the manual vari-power settings, since the auto settings are fickle on all flash units. B& H did not carry a simple diffuser for it.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast Recycling, Good value, Lightweight, Versatile
  • Cons: Fickle Zoom Head
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Overall 8
8.0

So far so good on my Nikon D5300

Eric, B&H Photo
16 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I am using this with my Nikon D5300. I had to play with it a little bit to get it to work TTL with the camera but it seems to be working well. The light seems even and well measured.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Powerful Output
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Overall 8
8.0

love that it flashes when I take pic

cameracrazy, B&H Photo
9 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I need to use the flash sometimes when inside
  • Pros: Fast Recycling
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Overall 8
8.0

Good for the money

www.dvdronk.com, Adorama
29 March 2014
  • Excerpt: I have used this Sunpak for 2 years with my Canon 7d and have been very pleased with it. I do mostly event photography and some photo-journalism. I have seen the reviews that say it is superior to Canon of similar price. It is and itn't compared to the Canon 430EX I just purchased.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling
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