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Pentax releases Simple-Operation AF200FG Auto Flash

Pentax announces the AF200FG auto flash for use with its SLR cameras. This clip-on-type flash features a compact, lightweight body and simple dial operation to assure effortless use of the flash. Furthermore, the AF200FG P-TTL auto flash system offers a guide number of 20 ( at ISO 100/m ), and luminous intensity distribution through a built-in-wide-angel panel that slides out to cover and which uniformly covers a wide discharge angle of a 28mm (in the 35mm format) lens. The AF200FG unit will ship in August 2007 for US $149.95...

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Pentax releases Simple-Operation AF200FG Auto Flash - digital camera and photography newsPENTAX Corporation is pleased to announce the marketing of the PENTAX AF200FG dedicated auto flash for use with its SLR cameras. This clip-on-type flash features a compact, lightweight body, a guide number of 20 ( at ISO 100/m ) and simple dial operation to assure effortless flash photography for everyone.


Pentax AF200FG main features:

• Simplified operation using a control dial on the back panel to set a flash mode and discharge level
• A compact, go-anywhere design with a guide number of 20 ( at ISO 100/m )
• P-TTL auto flash system to constantly assure the proper exposure level by measuring the flash's pre-discharge with the camera's multi-pattern metering system
• A luminous intensity distribution which uniformly covers a wide discharge angle * of a 28mm lens ( in the 35mm format )

* Built-in-wide-angel panel that slides out to cover an angle of view for 24mm lens ( in the 35 mm format ).

The AF200FG Auto Flash unit will ship in August 2007 for US $149.95.
June 28, 2007
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