Pentax all-weather AF201FG flash unit announced
Ricoh announced today the launch of the new Pentax AF201FG flash unit with a guide number of 20 at ISO 100/m for Pentax branded interchangeable lens cameras. . The new Ricoh AF201FG is designed with the active photographer in mind, including a dust-resistant and water-proof, all-weather construction that prevents the entry of water and dust into the lens. The Pentax AF201FG provides advanced flash application, including bounce flash functionality, which is adjustable to angles of -10 to 90 degrees vertically. New to the AF201FG flash is an assignable mode button that allows the shooter to program their settings to their liking.
Users can select from 5 modes including, Off, P-TTL (leading curtain sync), P-TTL (trailing curtain sync), Manual (full), and Manual (1/4). Powered by two AA batteries, the AF201FG is available in the body color black. Compatible with all Pentax K- series and Q- series cameras, the PentaxAFG201FG measures just 65mm x 72.2mm and 78.7mm and weighs a mere 141 grams. For users seeking a compact, lightweight, and very portable flash, the Pentax AF201FG promises to ensure that their shot is never missed. The Pentax AF201FG flash unit will be available in March 2015 for a suggested retail price of $149.95.