FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Shigehiro Nakajima) has announced that it is developing a new high-end external flash “SHOE MOUNT FLASH EF-X500”. The EF-X500 allows users to expand their photography with high-speed synchronization and multiple flash TTL auto functions. It will be added to the premium camera “X-Series” system accessory line-up in May 2016.
< Main Features >
・Low-profile, premium design that is perfectly suited to compact and lightweight X-Series cameras.
・High-speed synchronization (FP) that supports the 1/8000 sec. shutter found in the FUJIFILM X-Pro2.
・Multiple flash-unit TTL auto function unleashes users' creativity by allowing them to control any lighting conditions.
・Weather and dust resistant making it the perfect companion for the FUJIFILM X-T1 and X-Pro2, which have the same levels of protection.
< Main Specification >
|Type||Hot-shoe mount flash|
|Guide Number||50/164 (ISO100･m/ft.) at 105 mm zoom head position, equivalent to 35mm format.|
|Zoom||24mm-105mm equivalent to 35mm format. When the extendable wide panel is pulled out, the flash coverage is approx.. 20 mm.|
|Bounce capability||Flash head tilts down to 10° or up to 90° and rotates horizontally 135° to the left and 180° to the right.|
|Color temperature||Approx. 5600K|
|Flash modes||TTL / Manual / Multi.(repeating flash)|
|Flash exposure compensation||-5.0 - +5.0, 1/3 step (The available range and step depend on camera models)|
|High-speed synchronization (FP)||Capable (supported camera only)|
|Manual||1/1 - 1/512, 1/3 step|
|Multi.(repeating flash)||1/4 - 1/512, 1/3 step, 1-500Hz, 2 – 100 flashes|
|Wireless communication type||Optical pulse communication (in multiple flash-unit photography operation)|
|Wireless modes||Master and Remote|
|Communication channels||From 1 to 4.|
|Remote groups||Up to three groups (A/B/C)|
|Power source||Four LR6 (AA-size) alkaline batteries, four FR6 (AA-size) lithium batteries, or four HR6 (AA-size) rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (optional).|
|External Power Source||BATTERY PACK EF-BP1 (optional)|
|Dimensions||W67.5 x H123.9 x D106 (mm)|
* Specifications subject to change without notice.
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