Fairfield, CT—ProMaster expanded its speedlight lineup with the ProMaster 170SL flash unit that is compatible with the Sony multi-interface shoe. The ProMaster 170SL offers full TTL and advanced distance integration (ADI) support, joining ProMaster’s Canon eTTL and Nikon iTTL compatible 170SL models. ProMaster is a leading brand in accessories for still photography and videography.
ProMaster 170SL Key Features
Designed to function flawlessly with Sony’s flash system, the 170SL works on-camera or off. It integrates fully with Sony’s CTRL, CTRL+, CTRL+ RATIO, RMT and RMT2 optical wireless TTL systems in both master and slave modes.
In addition, the speedlight can be controlled from the camera or from the button-driven LCD menu on the back of the unit. Moreover, it provides +/- 3 EV exposure compensation in TTL mode. It also features 22 levels of light output control in manual mode. The flash additionally supports rear curtain sync and stroboscopic shooting.
Furthermore, it boasts a guide number of 52m/170 feet. Also, its two-lens, automatic flash head provides light with a color temperature of 5,600K.
Offering a zoom range from 24–180mm, the 170SL features a built-in bounce reflector. It also has a wide-diffusion panel that provides 18mm of flash coverage.
The 170SL also has a robust chassis. “The durable bounce/swivel head, metal quick-release foot, high-quality buttons and switches, high-grade motors and capacitors, and built-in thermal cutoff protection are the foundation of the 170SL’s exquisite technical features,” the company announced.
The ProMaster 170SL speedlight retails for $189.95. It is bundled with a storage case that houses four spare AA batteries plus an off-camera flash stand.
For more than 59 years, ProMaster has sold products exclusively through independently owned stores. The company offers a variety of accessories for still cameras, video cameras and mobile phones. ProMaster products are available in the U.S., Canada and Australia.