Metz Mecablitz 48 AF-1 Digital
Make: Metz
Web site: Mecablitz 48 AF-1 Digital
Manual: PDF

Latest Firmware: 4.0 (Jul. 27, 2012)

Relative Power @ 50mm1: 1.4×
Relative Coverage2: 1.5×

Key Features: tilt/swivel/zoom reflector, wireless P-TTL slave, HSS, rear-curtain sync, manual mode.

Reasons to Buy: Many features, excellent compatibility, decent power, solid build.

Notable Drawbacks: Obsolete model. Can't work as an on-camera wireless master or controller.


This is roughly the Metz equivalent to the Pentax AF360FGZ, but it's far from a clone. It's almost 50% more powerful, and has a swivel head and a few extra fancy features. But on the other hand, it can only act as a P-TTL wireless slave, not as the on-camera controller or master. This model is obsolete, and is replaced by the 50 AF-1 and the 44 AF-1.

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