Leica has launched the brand new SF 60 flash unit and the SF C1 distant management for the Leica S, SL and M system – each are appropriate with the Leica Q and CL too.
The SF 60 is on the market for $595 and the Leica SF C1 distant management for $350 – each items can be found for buy as of now.
Leica SF60 Flash
The new SF 60 has the next options:
- Guide variety of 60 (at ISO 100)
- HSS to 1/8000s
- Flash head with tilt and swivel perform
- Zoom reflector
- Integrated diffuser
- Reflector card
- Master/slave functionality
- Constant LED mild output
- Weight of 300 g and a peak of 98 mm
The Leica SF 60 is thus a flexible and highly effective answer for photographers and videographers. All settings could be conveniently made with the 2 dials and the color LCD panel of the flash unit.
Power is provided by 4 AA batteries. For longer photograph classes, an influence pack could be linked as an exterior energy supply – this additionally permits sooner flash recycle instances.
Leica SF C1 distant management
The Leica SF C1 is mounted on the digital camera’s scorching shoe and permits wi-fi distant management of the SF 60 flash items within the 2.Four GHz frequency band. Multiple units could be organized in as much as seven channels in three teams – collectively or separate.
All settings could be learn and simply modified on the clearly laid-out color LCD panel. Two AAA batteries can last as long as 3,000 exposures. In addition, the controller has a micro-SD card slot for coming firmware updates.
The full press launch:
New flash system: the compact and versatile Leica SF 60 flash unit and the Leica SF C1 distant management unit for on- and off-camera flash images
Wetzlar, 4 June 2018. Leica Camera AG presents the brand new SF 60 flash unit and the SF C1 distant management unit as good additions to the Leica S, SL and M techniques. The two items can be utilized in mixture with the Leica Q and the Leica CL. While the flash unit offers an intensive vary of choices for flash-photography in a compact kind, the distant management unit permits off-camera flash with the SF 60 and offers numerous further inventive alternatives.
Despite its low weight of 300 g and a peak of solely 98 mm, the Leica SF 60 gives quite a few skilled features. In addition to options reminiscent of TTL-flash, HSS to 1/8000s, a flash head with tilt and swivel perform, a zoom reflector, an built-in diffuser and a reflector card, and grasp/slave functionality, it additionally gives a formidable information variety of 60 (at ISO 100). This makes the Leica SF 60 an especially highly effective and versatile cell answer for all photographers who admire the benefits of qualitatively glorious light-management in any state of affairs.
The SF 60 additionally gives fixed LED mild output adjustable in 9 steps as a supply of sunshine for spontaneous video recording of topics in low mild. All settings could be conveniently made with the 2 dials and the color LCD panel of the flash unit.
The Leica SF 60 is powered by 4 AA cells. For longer capturing classes the unit can be linked to a Power Pack as an exterior energy provide, which, along with increased capability, additionally permits even sooner flash recycle instances and simultaneous energy provide to as much as two SF 60 flash items. If required, different units with USB charging ports, e.g. smartphones or tablets, can be recharged from the Power Pack.
The Leica SF C1 distant management unit provides a large number of inventive choices. It is mounted on the recent shoe of the digital camera and permits wi-fi distant management of SF 60 flash items within the 2.4-GHz frequency band. The flash items could be organised in as much as seven channels, every with three teams, and managed both collectively or individually with the identical or completely different settings. Photographers can use all features of all of the flash items, simply as in the event that they had been mounted on the digital camera. This opens up numerous choices for skilled mild set-ups with system flash items.
As is the case with the Leica SF 60 flash unit, all settings could be learn off and simply modified on the clearly laid-out color LCD panel of the Leica SF C1 distant management unit.
Alongside reserves adequate for round 3,000 exposures from its two AAA cells, the future-proof SF C1 distant management unit additionally incorporates a microSD card slot that permits newest firmware updates to be uploaded to maintain the unit on the slicing fringe of know-how.
Both items can be found for buy to any extent further.