The Metz 54 MZ-3 flash unit is the perfect flash for photographers who don't want to carry a lot of bulky gear around. This flahs unit is lightweat and easily transportable, making it the perfect everyday flash. With a wide angle of coverage and 25 varying power levels from 1/1 to 1/256, this flash will be able to handle anything you throw at it. To add to the functionality of the MZ-3, a bounce, swivel, and zoom head are available for ease of use. The MZ-3 has a quick recycle time of just six seconds so it will be prepared for your next shot in the blink of an eye. Since it is powered by four AA batteries, this versatile flash unit is ready for any and everything right when you are - just give it power, and you are good to go!