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Sunpak 266D Auto Zoom Flashes

4 star rating
                      4 / 5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $99.95


  • DedicationDedicated
    Guide Number80 (50mm.)
    Flashe TypeRegular Flash
    Zoom Range35 - 135 mm.
    Mount TypeHot Shoe Mount
    BounceWith Bounce
    Min. Recycle Time4 Seconds
    Power Source4 x AA Batteries, Battery Pack
    TTL MeteringWith TTL Metering
    Weight6.00 oz.
    MPN0276/nikon
    Product ID21810676

Product Description



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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Zach a Beginner

Date Reviewed: June 22, 2010

Strengths:    Easy to opperate, good on batteries, light, and so far holding up.

Weaknesses:    lack of locking spots for bounce, only at 60 and 90 degrees. can balance it between, but not easily.

Bottom Line:   
I've had this flash for a month or two now, use it both on camera and with triggers. decent width coverage, lacks power if intended on day use. Great for night shooting, even being the only flash.

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   none

Type of photography:   Sports


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by thanh_long a Intermediate from Los Angeles, CA

Date Reviewed: February 12, 2003

Strengths:    Lightweight, bounce & zoom capabilities, multiple auto flash metering including TTL, good value for price

Weaknesses:    Insufficient lighting output in various modes. Poor/dark exposure when used with a 28mm lens without wide angle adapter [this flash is designed for focal lengths 35mm - 70mm]. Only 1 bounce position [60 deg]; wish it also had 30 and 45 deg positions. Flash does not feel sufficiently "solid." Conflicting info in owner's manual for correct TTL switch position for Minolta X series cameras.

Bottom Line:   
Overall, a good value for the price paid. Bounce and zoom positions are very nice features. Most photo results were of good to acceptable exposure. Produced under-exposed results in a number of situations - seems unable to produce sufficient power output. This flash should please most beginners and some intermediates, but will leave others, including experts, wanting more.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   B&H

Similar Products Used:   Sakar

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Charles Giet a Expert from South Carolina

Date Reviewed: August 1, 2000

Strengths:    Very efficient, Good recycle time, and reange

Weaknesses:    covers wide angle to 35MM Would be nice if it were effective to 28mm

Bottom Line:   
Very good flash for the money. If you do not need a flash at 28mm of any distance and have a TTL camera mounted flash. Then this is the flash for you.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Similar Products Used:   Pentax AF-201Sa

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mac Mirabile a Casual from New Orleans, LA USA

Date Reviewed: April 9, 2000

Strengths:    very easy to use and setup. this is my first flash, but Sunpak made it relatively easy on the beginner. Also, I got mine used on ebay for $35, can't beat the price.

Weaknesses:    wish it swiveled.

Bottom Line:   
Great flash for the beginner -- very easy to use.

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Similar Products Used:   none

Type of photography:   People


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Sara Jane a Beginner from Arlington, TX

Date Reviewed: December 25, 1999

Strengths:    It is my first flash and it seems to be easy to read and understand

Weaknesses:    none yet

Bottom Line:   
So far I like this flash although I haven't had it very long

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Similar Products Used:   none

Type of photography:   Other



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