Metz 44 AF-1 Pentax


Getting creative in flash mode.

Allrounder with great potential.

The mecablitz 44 AF-1 digital is the ideal solution for price-conscious amateur photographers and is available in six versions for Canon, Nikon, Olympus/Panasonic, Pentax, Sony and Samsung. The clear control panel on the back of the unit impresses with its simple operation; off ering a high level of functional reliability. The high performance design aff ords reserve power in any photo situation (max. guide number 44 for ISO 100/21° and 105 mm). Depending on the camera, it has the appropriate application possibilities for any lighting conditions in TTL mode. The photographer can manually set up to 4 partial light levels, enabling manipulation of lighting eff ects. With the appropriate camera model the mecablitz can also be synchronised to the fi rst or second shutter curtain, enabling variable options for creative lighting. Depending on the camera, the Metz 44 AF-1 also off ers a slave mode, making wireless TTL flash child’s play – and opening up new dimensions in flash photography. Its motorised zoom function (24–105 mm), the fully swivelling reflector with flip-out reflector card and the integrated wide-angle diff user (12 mm) aff ord the photographer additional creative scope.

The use of the product is intended for the illumination of photo shootings. It is not suitable for domestic room illumination.

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Flash output

  • High max. guide number 44 for ISO 100/21° and 105 mm

Basic configuration

  • Vertical (+90°) and horizontal (300°) swivel reflector
  • Simple operating concept
  • Motorised zoom for 24–105 mm illumination
  • Integrated wide-angle diff user for 12 mm illumination
  • Flip-out reflector card
  • Modelling light (permanent light to check shadow)**
  • Integrated autofocus flash metering
  • Flash readiness indicator and correct exposure display on unit and on camera**
  • Automatic unit shut-off

** Subject to camera

Standard flash modes

  • TTL flash mode (digital only)
  • Manual flash mode with 4 partial lighting levels
  • 1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation**
  • Manual flash exposure correction for TTL flash mode**

** Subject to camera

Camera-specific system flash modes

Canon Version

  • E-TTL- / E-TTL-II flash mode
  • E-TTL remote mode*


  • i-TTL / i-TTL BL flash mode
  • i-TTL remote mode*

Olympus / Panasonic / Leica Version

  • Micro four thirds / four thirdsTTL flash mode
  • Micro four thirds / four thirds TTL remote mode*

Pentax Version

  • P-TTL flash mode
  • P-TTL remote mode*

Sony Multi Interface

  • ADI flash mode / pre-flash TTL
  • ADI remote mode*


  • A-TTL flash mode
  • A-TTL remote mode*

*Slave mode

Ready for the future

  • Firmware update via integrated USB socket

Power supply

  • 4 x AA alkaline-magnesium or lithium batteries
  • 4 × AA NiMH rechargeable batteries



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