Metz Mecablitz M400 (HSS + TTL)

Perfectly equipped, attractively packaged
The Mecablitz M400 represents a new generation of compact flash systems. It is especially suited to mirrorless system cameras and is ideal for any photographers or film-makers looking for a convenient flash unit. The mecablitz M400 is also highly equipped and leaves nothing to be desired. The maximum guide number of 40 forISO 100 is capable of handling almost all shooting situations. Versatile lighting options are provided by the motor zoom function (24-105 mm), the fully pivotable reflector with removable reflector card and the integrated wide-angle diffuser (12 mm). The M400 is also ideal for wireless operation, be it TTL or servo. As for usability, the M400 also sets new standards with its innovative OLED display and its impressively tidy, simplified user interface.

The AUTO TTL operating mode enables the camera to fully automatically control the flash unit (turning on and flashing) and ensures the subject of your picture is put in the best light possible – perfect to those new to flash. The mecablitz can be synchronised with the first or second shutter curtain (irrespective of camera model) and it supports high-speed sync (HSS or FP). The new design of the mecablitz M400 not only looks timeless – the flash unit is always kept up-to-date via a USB interface for receiving firmware updates.

Flash Output
High max. guide number 40 (meters), High max. guide number 131 (feet) for ISO 100/21° and 105 mm

Basic Config

  • Vertical (+90°) and horizontal (360°) swivel reflector
  • OLED display
  • Simple operating concept
  • Motorised zoom for 24–105 mm illumination
  • Integrated wide-angle diff user for 12 mm illumination
  • Flip-out reflector card
  • Integrated autofocus flash metering
  • Flash readiness indicator and correct exposure display on unit and on camera**
  • flash range in OLED display
  • Automatic unit shut-off
  • Metal base* with quick lock

Standard Flash Modes

  • TTL flash mode (digital only)
  • Manual flash mode with 25 partial lighting levels
  • Servo flash mode with learning function
  • HSS – high speed synchronisation**
  • 1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation
  • Manual flash exposure correction for TTL flash mode
  • Automatic fill-in flash

**   Functions depend upon camera being used

Video Light

  • High performance LED
  • 100 Lux / 1m
  • 6 stage adjustable

Camera Specs

Canon version

  • E-TTL- / E-TTL-II flash mode
  • E-TTL remote mode**

FUJIFILM version

  • TTL Auto flash mode

Nikon version

  • i-TTL / i-TTL-BL flash mode
  • i-TTL remote mode**

Olympus / Panasonic / Leica version

  • Micro four thirds / four thirds TTL flash mode
  • Micro four thirds / four thirds TTL remote mode**

Pentax version

  • P-TTL flash mode
  • P-TTL remote mode

Sony Multi Interface version

  • ADI flash mode / TTL pre-flash
  • ADI remote mode

 **Master and slave mode

Future Proof
Firmware update via integrated micro USB socket

Power Supply
4 x AA alkaline-magnesium or lithium batteries
4 × AA NiMH rechargeable batteries

Slave stand

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