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Godox Releases New Feature-Rich & Compact Flash For Sony Mirrorless

By Kishore Sawh on November 23rd 2016

Godox/Flashpoint as a brand is somewhat of an enigma for photographers this side of world, but their products do tend to leave a mark, supplying high functionality and quality at a cost not typically associated with such attributes. The company has just unveiled a new small flash unit designed with Sony mirrorless cameras in mind, though Godox states it will also work well with SLT Sony cameras like the a58 and a77, and a99II.

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It’s called the Godox TT350S, and features a 2.4GHz radio and TTL capbility, 3 groups with 16 channels, and topped with a guide number of 36m@ISO 100. Powered by two AA batteries, size can be minimal and even still the company is claiming 1 set/charge of batteries should be able to tally north of 200 shots at full power. That power is controlled through 22 output levels all the way from 1/128th power. The company is also claiming that overheating will be a non-issue and still you’ll get a recycle time of approximately 0.1-2.2s.

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So its diminutive size is not necessarily indicative of its ability, and the TT350S is able to work as a master or slave and along with other Godox/Flashpoint flash units in multi-flash rigs. It’ll also do HSS through a dedicated HSS mode up to 1/8000 of a second, a range of around 30m, helping facilitate most creative endeavors, an it’s featured with a zoom head that ranges from 24-105mm.

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All in all, this looks like a promising option for Sony shooters, and at a price point that will likely come in under what Sony’s offering by a wide margin. What precisely IS that margin? Well we don’t know yet since the company has yet to release official pricing, but if a listing on eBay is anything to go by it’ll be coming in at $89.

Check it out in more detail here.

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