Product Code: 1028320

Metz 45 CL-4 Digital Basic


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The Metz mecablitz 45 CL-4 digital is a powerful handheld flashgun featuring the latest recharging technology. In the basic version, it is an ideal flash unit for photographers who put a higher priority on manual adjustment, high light output and rapid recycling times than on an extensive range of options. It is equipped with a secondary reflector so that perfect highlights can be created in portraits. The TTL mode and the automatic functions can be just as easily set as manual partial lighting via the practical dial on the top of the 45 CL-4 digital. The reflector's vertical and horizontal tilt and swivel abilities can also be used for indirect flash lighting.

The unique special feature of Metz SCA flash units is that one and the same flash unit can be used with different cameras – it doesn't matter whether they are digital or analogue. By simply replacing the adapter, system cameras from different manufacturers can be used, because they offer the richest array of special functions. Flash units with SCA adapters are just as suitable for system camera owners as for medium-format camera owners. All members of the SCA family meet this criterion, whether it is a handheld flash gun or a compact flash.

To check your required SCA adapter here.

Flash output
  • high max. GN of 45 for ISO 100/21° and 35 mm
Basic configuration
  • SCA adapter system (flash unit useable with different cameras)
  • socket for SCA 3045 digital cable (to connect to SCA adapter on camera shoe)
  • secondary reflector with 3 light lighting levels
  • vertical (+90°) and horizontal (360°) tilt reflector
  • LED displays
  • standard 35 mm illumination
  • accompanying wide-angle diffuser for 28 mm illumination
  • integrated auto-focus measurement flash (in separate SCA 3045 connection cable)
  • flash readiness and exposure control indicators on the unit and camera
  • flash range indicator in LED (for manual settings)
Standard flash modes
  • TTL flash mode
  • automatic flash mode with 12 automatic apertures
  • manual flash mode with 5 partial lighting levels
  • HSS - high speed synchronization
  • 1st and 2nd shutter curtain synchronisation
  • manual flash exposure correction for TTL flash mode (if it can be set on the camera)
  • automatic fill-in flash
Camera-specific system flash modes with SCA adapters
  • Canon
    • E-TTL- / E-TTL-II flash mode
  • Nikon / Fujifilm
    • i-TTL / D-TTL / 3D flash mode
  • Olympus / Panasonic / Leica Four Thirds
    • TTL flash mode
  • Pentax / Samsung
    • P-TTL flash mode
  • Sony Alpha
    • ADI flash mode / ADI remote mode (slave function)
Guaranteed in the future
  • firmware update possible via Metz Service
Power sources
  • Metz NiMH rechargeable battery 76-56 (optional)
  • powerful Metz NiMH Power Pack P 76 with V 76 cable (optional)
  • alkaline-magnesium batteries
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Product Specification

Compatibility All
Flash Metering TTL, Auto and Manual
Included Accessories Flash unit, camera bracket 32-38, sync cable 45-47, wide angle diffuser 45-42, operating instruction
Maximum Guide Number 45
Power Source AA batteries
Weight (g) 680
Manufacturer Link Metz
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With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.

Finance Example
Item Value (Cash Price) £357.99
Deposit £0.00
Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £357.99
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £14.01
Final Instalments £14.17
Total Amount Payable £504.52
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

Are you eligible for finance?

Applicants must be:

  • Aged 18 years or older from the application date
  • In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
  • Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
    • In regular, permanent employment.
    • Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
    • Not working through disability.
    • Self-employed.

Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.

Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photographic act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.

Can I repay early? If so how?

No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.

What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?

Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.

What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?

Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan.

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