Metz flash?

Discussion in 'Lighting Equipment' started by jon_martin|2, Jan 18, 2004.

  1. I have a Nikon FM body and have the opportunity to get a Metz 32CT3 flash. Is that flash compatible with the FM body? If any accessories were needed, which types would I need? Thanks a lot.
     
  2. Yes, is compatible, but I think that flash has a TTL option that you cannot use with the FM body; maybe you will think at a Metz 45 CT/CL1, wich, in my oppinion, is a better value with a FM. Best regards, Calin
     
  3. I have a Metz 32CT3, which I recently bought very cheaply (UK £10). I have used it on an FM (now sold) an FM-2n and mainly on an FE-2. I also have an SCA307 off camera lead (also very cheap). I can recommend the unit as a sound, basic flash. Of course a 45 series would be nice, but also much more expensive, heavier etc. All I need now is an SCA343 adapter to give me TTL control on the FE-2 (obviously not possible on the FM).
     
  4. hey Jon, I have also recently purchased a second hand mecablitz 32CT3 (after the sync cord broke for my 45CT-4) It should work find on the Nikon FM, as a matter of fact, i used it on my Nikon F just the other day. I am quite impressed with the consistancy of it's out put and it is very handy for shooting snapshots at bars and parties, which I used to do with my 45CT-4. the only draw back is that you can rotate the flash head 180 degrees for bounce flash from behind.

    to everyone else who owns a 32CT3, do you know where i can get more information on the unit? can i get a PC sync cord for it? I will need to get pretty intimit with this unit until i find a dealer who supplies the metz 45ct-4 sync cord in china....
     

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