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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 4
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 5
Compact and lightweight shadows killer – YY BY-18 Electronic Flash (5600K) Reviews

posted by int0x80 on 07/04/2010 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

Pros:
Compact - most likely it will appear smaller than your camera and fit your pocket just fine.
Lightweight - only 170 grams when loaded with 2*AA NiMH rechargeable batteries (32 grams each) and equipped by SKU 8201 remote trigger.
Quick - recharge time is only 3...5 seconds depending on batteries' voltage.
Cons:
Is not adjustable in neither way, so the best use for these flashes is equipping them with remote triggers (once again: look at SKU 8201) and putting them on a separate holders (like SKU 1309) for lighting away the shadows produced by your on-camera flash.
Also, the fixing nut looks weak.
Other:
I've bought 3 of them in a bulk and they do their job.
Bottomline:
If you need secondary flashes - these are a good choice.

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