Sony GN46 Wireless Flash

Sony GN46 Wireless Flash was announced on 21st October 2021 by Sony Electronics Inc. along with Sony GN60 Wireless Flash and Sony A7 IV. According to Sony, this new flash is built to let photographers work more effectively, who are using the new Alpha camera bodies, same as the GN60. They said to have intelligent communication with the latest Alphas.

This model also comes with an integrated flash processor that keeps communication with the body and control flash functions. According to the manufacturer, this flash allows photographers to work smoothly, optimally and fast.

Sony GN46 Wireless Flash
Sony GN46 Wireless Flash
Sony GN46 Wireless Flash
Sony GN46 Wireless Flash
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Sony GN46 Wireless Flash Specifications

Flash Head
TypeAuto electronic flash (clip-on type) with pre-flash metering
Shoe TypeMulti Interface Shoe
Guide No.46 (1/1, 105mm, ISO 100)
Power Levels25 levels (1/1 – 1/256) 1/3 steps
Flash Duration1.7 ms (1/1 Manual)
Flash Coverage24 mm-105 mm (AUTO/MANUAL) / 15mm with built-in wide panel
Colour Temperature5500 K
Continuous Flash60 flashes at 10 flashes per second
Recycle Time1.7s (approx.)
Flash CompensationYes
Bounce FlashYes
Built-in Bounce SheetYes
Test FlashYes
Exposure ControlTTL / MANUAL / MULTI
Wireless Flash
Wireless Flash FunctionsYes (commander/receiver)
Transmitter Groups3 groups (TTL/MANUAL), 5 groups (group flash photography)
Transmission Range30m
Channels14 Channels (Auto/manual)
Frequency Range2.4 GHz
Maximum Flash Units15
External ConnectorsMulti/Micro USB terminal
Power SourceFour AA-size alkaline or Ni-MH batteries
External Battery AdapterNo
Dimensions (W x H x D)69.4 x 114.7 x 88.9 mm
Weight308 g
Other Features– High-speed sync
– Auto-zoom control optimized for image sensor size
– Flash distribution setting
– Auto WB Adjustment
– Custom key settings
– Memory settings
– Dust and moisture resistant design
What is in the BOX– Connector protect cap
– Mini-stand
– Carrying case
Disclaimer: These Specifications are as published by Sony Electronics Inc.

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