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Panasonic DMW-FL580L Flash

Price :  $ 507.99
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Key features

The LUMIX DMW-FL580L is the top of the line external flash unit for Panasonic Micro Four Thirds System. It has a powerful Guide number of 58m (ISO 100). The flash head can be tilted -7° to +90° for flexible use. Moreover the head is cable of 180° rotation in both right and left side. The incorporation of wireless technology makes this flash versatile. Multiple flash units can be grouped together and their output can be controlled as per need. The flash covers 12 to 100mm zoom range as per Micro Four Thirds system and pushed to 7mm if the built in panel is used. With a fast 1.7 sec recycling time means there is little delay between successive shots. The on board LED light is comes handy for videography.

 

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Specification

Power Requirements DC 6.0 V
Batteries Recommended for Use AA alkaline dry batteries (LR6) x 4 /
Batteries Recommended for Use AA rechargeable nickel metal hydride batteries (Ni-MH) x 4
Charging Time (from full flash until the [TEST/ CHARGE] lamp lights) Approx. 2.7 sec: AA alkaline dry batteries
Charging Time (from full flash until the [TEST/ CHARGE] lamp lights) Approx. 1.7 sec: AA rechargeable nickel metal hydride batteries
Firing Period Approx. 1/20,000 – 1/250 sec
Firing Period (varies depending on the flash intensity; FP firing excluded)
Number of Flashes (with full flash) Approx. 125 flashes: AA alkaline dry batteries
Number of Flashes (with full flash) Approx. 175 flashes: AA rechargeable nickel metal hydride batteries (min. 1,900 mAh type)
Number of Flashes (with full flash) (differs depending on the photo taking conditions)
AF Assist Lamp Effective distance: Approx. 1 – 5 m / 3.28 – 16.4 feet
AF Assist Lamp (differs depending on the digital camera and type of lens used)
Flash Mode TTL AUTO / AUTO / MANUAL / FP TTL AUTO / FP MANUAL / SL AUTO
Guide Number 58 (ISO100・m), 26 (ISO100・m, when the wide panel is used)
Lighting Angle Covers the angle of view of 12 – 100 mm lenses (35 mm camera equivalent: 24 – 200 mm)
Lighting Angle (with wide panel: 7 mm lens, 35 mm camera equivalent: 14 mm)
LED Illuminance 100 lux at 1 m
Lighting Angle Compatible to the lens of focal length more 12 mm (35 mm camera equivalent: more 24 mm)
Control Mode AUTO / MANUAL
Continuous Light-Emitting Time Approx. 170 minutes: AA alkaline dry batteries
Continuous Light-Emitting Time Approx. 240 miniutes: AA rechargeable nickel metal hydride batteries
Continuous Light-Emitting Time (varies depeding on the condition of use)
Wireless (RC) function* Flash Mode SL AUTO / SL MANUAL / RC / MULTI
Channel 4 channels
Group 3 groups control
Bounce Angle Up / Down Upward: 0 – 90 degrees
Up / Down Downward: 0 – 7 degrees
Right / Left Toward the right: 0 – 180 degrees
Right / Left Toward the left: 0 – 180 degrees
Dimensions Approx. 72.0 (W) x 112.5 (H) x 112.5(D) mm / 2.835 (W) x 4.429 x (H) 4.429 (D) inch
Dimensions (excluding the projecting parts)
Weight Approx. 435 g / 15.34 oz (including alkaline dry batteries)
Weight Approx. 340 g / 11.99 oz (main unit)
Operating Temperature 0 – 40 °C / 32 – 104 °F
Operating Humidity 10 – 80 %RH (no condensation)
NOTE * Wireless control is available with the DMC-GH4/ GH3 / GX7 / G6 / GF6.