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mecablitz 36 AF-5 digital

Zoom reflector

Swivel reflector

AF measure- ment flash

mecablitz 36 AF-5 digital

Overview of technical data

mecablitz 36 AF-5 digital

Flash output

  • Max. guide number 36 (meters), Max. guide number 118 (feet) for ISO 100/21° and 85 mm


Basic configuration

  • Vertical swivel reflector +90°
  • LED displays
  • Manual zoom reflector for 28–85 mm illumination
  • Integrated autofocus flash metering
  • Flash readiness indicator and correct exposure display on unit and on camera*
  • 18 mm diff user included as standard
  • Automatic unit shut-off


*Subject to camera

Standard flash modes

  • TTL flash mode (digital only)
  • 1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation*
  • Manual flash exposure correction for TTL flash mode*
  • Automatic fill-in flash


*Subject to camera

Camera-specific system flash modes

Canon version

  • E-TTL flash mode

Nikon version

  • i-TTL flash mode

Olympus / Panasonic / Leica version

  • Micro four thirds / four thirds TTL flash mode

Pentax version

  • P-TTL flash mode

Sony version

  • TTL pre-flash mode

Ready for the future

  • Firmware update via Metz Service

Power supply

  • 4 × AA alkaline-magnesium batteries
  • 4 × AA NiMH rechargeable batteries

Flash Unit Recommendations

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