With its slim-line design and new quick lock system for the unit base, the mecablitz 44 AF-1 digital is the perfect solution for price-conscious amateur photographers. The clear control panel on the back of the unit impresses with its simple operation; offering a high level of functional reliability. The high performance design affords 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 effects. With the appropriate camera model the mecablitz can also be synchronised to the first or second shutter curtain enabling variable options for creative lighting. Depending on the camera, the Metz 44 AF-1 also offers a slave mode, making wireless TTL flash childs play and opening up new dimensions in flash photography. Its motor zoom function (24 -105 mm), the fully swivelling reflector with flip-out reflector card and the integrated wide-angle diffuser (12 mm) afford the photographer additional creative scope.