F43M External Flash For Multi-Interface Shoe
High-output flash featuring original rotating head mechanism
Deliver powerful lighting with expert technique thanks to a guide number of 43 (GN43), Quick Shift Bounce, wireless flash operation, and built-in 400 lux LED.
Innovative Quick Shift Bounce for advanced lighting
The HVL-F43M offers extra versatility with advanced bounce features that make it easy to use this lighting technique whether you are shooting with the camera in horizontal or vertical orientation.
Bounce in horizontal or vertical format
Quick Shift Bounce is Sony's original flash head rotating mechanism with the main unit tiltable left and right, so that the LCD panel is always easy to read. HVL-F43M and HVL-F60M offer the same functionality.
Comprehensive control layout
Total control at your fingertips
The high-visibility dot matrix LCD panel, keys, and controls provide easy, intuitive access to lighting parameters in any shooting situation.
Expert light for pro-style shots
Includes LED light for stills and movies. 400 lux at 19.68" (0.5 m) maximum brightness, approx. 3.28 ft (1 m) illumination distance.
Dust and moisture-resistant design
To ensure maximum reliability even in challenging conditions, especially outdoors, uniquely designed seals at joints around the body, LCD panel, mounting foot, and moving parts keep dust and moisture out.
Common features for uncommon lighting techniques
Control the ideal combination of shutter speed and flash intensity for precisely the effect you are looking for.
Camera / Flash compatibility
Follow the link below for lens/body compatibility details.
Guide number changes according to illumination angle. See the table below.
- Key Features
- Auto electronic flash (clip-on type) with pre-flash metering; for Multi Interface Shoe system, Auto-zoom*, High-speed sync.(HSS), Power level switching, Wireless flash, Bounce flash, Modeling flash, Multi-burst functions, LED light. *Automatically switched in a range of 24–105 mm focal lengths. Field of view at 15 mm focal length covered with wide panel attached. Note: When used with cameras with APS-C type image sensors, focal lengths are 35 mm full-frame format equivalent.
- Power Level Switching
- 22 levels (1/1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64, 1/128) 1/3 steps
- AF Illuminator Range
- Approx. 0.5–6 m (based on Sony measurement)
What's in the Box
Mini-stand(1), Carrying Case(1), Connector Protect Cap(1)