F32M External Flash For Multi-Interface Shoe

F32M External Flash For Multi-Interface Shoe

With a guide number of 32 (GN321), you can shoot brighter images than you can with the camera's built-in flash. Together with its versatile bounce capability and built-in wide panel, you can produce natural lighting effects in a variety of situations. Dust- and moisture-resistant design2 enables worry-free shooting outdoors.
F32M External Flash For Multi-Interface Shoe

Powerful flash

With a guide number of 32 (GN321), this powerful flash is ready to shine a light on a variety of situations.

Compact and slim

The HVL-F32M is only 3.22" thick, giving it a slim profile that makes it easy to use and easy to carry. It requires minimal space in your camera case or bag where room is limited, and once you put it on your camera it is very easy to handle.

Bounce Structure

As the name implies, "bounce flash" means that light is bounced off a surface such as the ceiling rather than being directed straight at the subject. This reduces the intensity of shadows and produces a softer light for more natural-looking images. Since the flash has a pivoting head, this bounce flash technique can be used anytime, anywhere.

LCD panel indicates modes and settings

The informative LCD panel takes the guesswork out of flash photography as it enables you to change modes and settings easily with fingertip control. A charge progress indicator is equipped so you'll always have a clear idea of when you can fire off your next shot. Mode and flash intensity are also shown on the LCD panel, plus a warning display when the remaining charge gets too low.

Dust and moisture-resistant design

To ensure reliability even in challenging conditions such as outdoor wilderness situations, specially designed seals at joints around the body, LCD panel, mounting foot, and moving parts keep dust and moisture out. This is a particular bonus in outdoor usage where you have no control over various factors including wind and environmental dust.2.

High-speed sync (HSS)

Take advantage of high-shutter-speed Auto shooting. Whereas conventional sync shooting required that the shutter speed be the same as or slower than the synced flash speed, the aperture would be narrowed, making it difficult to gain background bokeh effects. But with high-speed sync (HSS) you can use flash with any shutter speed, even up to the highest shutter speed provided by the camera. This allows you to increase the aperture as needed to create a narrow depth of field that keeps your subject in perfect focus while the background blurs, for beautiful portraits. Wireless high-speed sync is also possible with compatible cameras.

Through-the-Lens (TTL) wireless flash

Integrated operation with the camera, with the freedom of wireless. You can position and direction the flash exactly as you want. Use this high flexibility to reduce the intensity of shadows, avoid halation, and add soft shadows that bring out a sense of depth and presence. Syncing is possible at all shutter speeds to make wireless high-speed sync possible.

Auto Zoom Control Optimized for image sensor size

This function automatically optimizes the illumination angle to match the camera's image sensor size, minimizing light fall-off at the image periphery. The flash coverage required for cameras using 35-mm full frame and APS-C size image sensors differ substantially, and this intelligent function automatically provides the optimum flash coverage for each. Coverage range is 0.59" / 0.94"–4.13".

Advanced Distance Integration (ADI)3

ADI provides automatic metering that is virtually unaffected by the reflectance of subjects or backgrounds, maintaining correct exposure even with overly reflective or overly dark subjects. It pre-flashes the unit to incorporate the reflected light measurement, together with precise distance information from a compatible camera's lens, to achieve the optimum flash level (E-mount not supported).

Auto White Balance Adjustment

Color temperature varies according to the environment you're shooting in, and the color temperature of a flash should match that of the ambient light to look natural. With this intelligent function, color temperature information is transferred from the flash unit to the camera for correct White Balance setting, thereby enabling more natural-looking flash photography.

Multi Interface Shoe

This product is designed for use with Multi Interface Shoe flash.

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Basic information
Dimensions (approx.) W 2-5/8 in × H 4-3/4 in × D 3-1/4 in (66 mm × 119 mm × 82 mm)
Weight (approx.) 8.3 oz (235 g) (only main unit)
Type
Type Auto electronic flash (clip-on type) with pre-flash metering
Shoe type Multi Interface Shoe
Flash head (light-emitting unit)
Maximum guide number 31.5 (Flash coverage setting 105 mm/STD flash distribution, ISO100・m)
Flash coverage AUTO/MANUAL (24 mm–105 mm) angle of view at 15 mm focal length is also covered with the wide panel
Flash mode TTL/MANUAL
Flash Duration (Approx.) Within 4.5 ms(1/1 MANUAL)
Color Temperature (Approx.) 5,500 K
Frequency (Approx.) 0.1-5.0 seconds (Alkaline battery)/0.1-4.0 seconds (Ni-MH battery)
Repetition (approx.) More than 120 times (Alkaline battery)/More than 150 times (Ni-MH battery)
Continuous flash performance 40 flashes at 5 flashes per second4
Bounce flash Yes
Bounce angle Up 90 deg (0 deg/30 deg/45 deg/60 deg/75 deg/90 deg) Down 8 deg, Right 180 deg (0 deg/30 deg/45 deg/60 deg/75 deg/90 deg/120 deg/150 deg/180 deg), Left 90 deg (0 deg/30 deg/45 deg/60 deg/75 deg/90 deg)
Test flash -
Flash control Flash control using pre-flash (P-TTL/ADI)
Flash compensation -
Power level switching 22 levels (1/1-1/128) 1/3 steps
High-speed sync (HSS) Yes
Modeling flash -
Built-in wide panel Yes (0.59 in)
Built-in bounce sheet Yes
AF illuminator
AF illuminator -
Operating Range (Approx.) -
Radio-controlled wireless function
Radio Control Wireless Function -
Frequencies -
Channels -
Communication Distance (Approx.) -
Groups -
Maximum flash units -
Lighting ratio control -
Optical control wireless function
Optical Controlled Wireless Flash Yes (controller/remote)5
Channels 1 Channel
Communication Distance (Approx.) 16.4 ft6, 7
Groups 1 group
Lighting ratio control -
LED light function
Center Luminance Intensity (Approx.) -
Lighting Distance (Approx.) -
Focal length supported -
Continuous Lighting Time (Approx.) -
Color Temperature (Approx.) -
Power level switching -
Other functions
Auto zoom control optimized for image sensor size Yes8
Flash distribution setting -
Auto WB Adjustment Yes8
Custom key settings -
Memory settings -
Remote release -
Display
LCD panel Yes (Segment)
Charge progress indicator Yes
External connectors
Sync terminal -
Multi/Micro USB terminal -
Power source
Power source Two AA-size alkaline or Ni-MH batteries
External Battery Adaptor -
Other features
Dust and moisture-resistant design Yes

  • Connector protect cap (1)
  • Mini-stand(1)
  • Carrying case (1)
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