The Metz Mecablitz 15 MS-1 Macro Ringlight Digital Flash Kit includes
the MS-1 Ringlight, a bounce diffuser, 52, 55, 58, 62, 67, and 72 mm
adapter rings, an IR filter bracket, belt pouch and a sync cable. This
advanced macro ringlight flash provides full wireless TTL control with
virtually any SLR camera system. The MS-1 supports Canon, Nikon,
Olympus/Panasonic, Pentax/Samsung and Sony Alpha.
Each of the two
separate flash tubes inside the ring light is individually controllable.
Each of their reflectors can be swiveled with a range of 0-20°. The
Ratio Control feature allows for separate light distribution settings
for the left and right sides of the flash, while the variable power
setting allows for 6 levels of output. In addition, the included
diffuser provides further softening of the light output.
dedicated wireless TTL control function and the fact that it runs on 2
AAA batteries does away with the need for cumbersome flash cables. As
long as the camera has a built-in flash, or a dedicated shoe mount flash
set to master mode, the MS-1 will fully integrate with virtually all
SLR camera systems. In slave mode, the MS-1 is suitable for all camera
models with manual flash functionality via a standard PC sync cord. The
15 MS-1 learning function ensures that the slave flash is reliably
triggered every time by the flash integrated in the camera is fired.