Sunpak PF30XN

Sunpak PF30XN features durable body, Flash Control Mode Canon: E-TTLII Nikon: i-TTL SONY(α): ADI, P-TTL; Auto Effective Range (Focal Length at 35mm) TTL auto-F2 1.5-15 m; Effective range of AF assist light 1-5 m; Flash Speed Approx. 1/800 sec. and Bounce Flash Vertical-Up 90°. The Sunpak PF30XN measures 100x68x92mm/4×2.7×3.7in and weighs 220g/7.7oz.

Overall Rating: ★★★★★ | Latest Price Info

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Sunpak PF30XN User Reviews

Great for the pice
“It’s not a bad flash for most consumers. The recycle time is a little on the slow side (8-10 seconds) That should be acceptable for most photography. I’ve heard that if you use higher mAh batteries you can bring the recycle time down a little lower. I was using 2500mAh, fully recharged and I was in the 7-8 second range. I’ve thought about modifying the case to accept 4 batteries and see what that does to the recycle time. If you don’t have the $200+ to spend on the Nikon SB600 this is a good alternative. If you have the coin, go with the Nikon. “ – By Photogirl
Rating: ★★★★★

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Features & Specifications

Sunpak PF30XN Features & Specifications

Sunpak’s Digital SLR Camera Dedicated TTL Flash Bounce head tilts 90- Degree vertically has i-TTL flash control and an illumination range up to 16 1/2′. Sunpak is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electronic flash equipment. It has earned a reputation for advanced technical achievement and superior quality. Sunpak electronic flashes are produced for professionals, advanced amateurs, enthusiasts, and casual photographers. They are designed to work with today’s auto focus cameras having dedicated flash capabilities. All Sunpak flash units offer advanced features, which provide the widest range of creative control. They are supported by a wide spectrum of system accessories, such as dedicated modules, filters, adapters, batteries and more.

Small and light weight body requires only 2 AA batteries.
More than 40% smaller in size and 70g lighter in weight when compared to similar size flashes with comparable features.

Guide Number (ISO 100-m):30
Even with its smaller size, it has a guide number 30.

*Note1Compatible with TTL functions of digital SLR cameras.*Note1
Compatible with the advan-ced flash output control function for Canon E-TTL-II, Nikon i-TTL, SONY(α)ADI.
* Note1 : with the exception of some models.

TTL signals are automatically recognized just by mounting and turning on.
The latest high-accuracy TTL signals are recognized by just mounting this flash on a camera and turning it on. This flash ensures the accurate, optimum, and high-quality lighting.

TTL automatic check function
When shooting, the normal functioning of the TTL automatic function can be checked by the AUTO CHECK lamp in the rear panel.

EV adjustment buttons enable free operations.
Light volume can be easily changed with EV adjustment buttons.
The photographer’s intention can be freely represented by the EV adjustment function up to +/-1.5EV.
* Seven steps (-1.5, -1, -0.5, 0, +0.5, +1, +1.5) can be set.

Auto Focus Assist Light supports focusing in low light situations.
When shooting in the dark or dim places, the near infrared assist light is automatically illuminated to enable automatic focusing.

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