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I have a Metz 45 CL1 Flash and no manual. Do you have a download.? Also is it compatible with Hasselblad Compur shutters thanks Harold Ross

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We don't have the manual, but Metz does:
45CL-1 NC
45CL-1 NiMH

Posted on Dec 28, 2011

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SOURCE: Metz 45 ct5 flash battery pack wiring diagram

You can rig that fella up for a better power.

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Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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SOURCE: AC Power Supply for Metz 45 ct5

Hi daf4,

I have a circuit diagram for the 45CT-5 and the flash unit as well. The voltage is 360V DC, which goes straight across the flash tube. The top pin is positive, when the notch in the socket is on the right hand side, i.e. towards the back of the flash.

I'm also looking for a circuit diagram for a 45CL-4, if you know anyone who has one.

Regards,

Neil

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: metz flash 45 CT3 compatible with nikon D70

Call Nikon direct in Melville, NY or go to NIKONUSA.COM

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Metz 45 CT 1

I had that same problem also, but mines was temporarly. Ik think the condensor inside the Metz has to regeneratie (recover) itself by using with a full charged fresh batteries. The high freq. sound is normal. (although not to loud) after a 5 MINUTES the orange bulb should light up. How more u used how better the start-up time. My old Metz start-up time was around 40 sec. and now ot is within 7 sec.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Metz mecablitz 45 ct 1 and Nikon D-90

The trigger voltage of the 45CL-1 is about 12V, so it should be safe to connect directly to the hot shoe with an adaptor, or to the pc soclet, if the D90 has one. If the D90 is anything like my Canon 40D, which can stand about 30V on the hot shoe, then all the 45CL series will be ok, as they have trigger voltages between 9V and 12V. The 45CT-5 has a trigger voltage of 15V and works well on the 40D. I use 3 different Metz 45 models with my 40D and all work well on automatic, where the flash sensor itself controls the light output.

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

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METZ 45 CT 5 S O S


Check the polarity of the batteries.
With the batteries removed you will be able to see small
+ and - alongside each of the six connectors. Make sure the +
of the battery connects with the + connector. Similarly check the -
connections. With the batteries inserted (but without the plastic cap being fitted) you should see the ends of the batteries. Three positive ends (all in a row) and three negative ends.
If one, or more, has been inserted with the polarity reversed it will stop the flash from working.
It can also cause the handle to overheat.

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Metz flash 45 CT3 compatible with nikon D70


Call Nikon direct in Melville, NY or go to NIKONUSA.COM

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Metz 45 CT5 Instruction manual download


Hi!

Try this link. It is to the Metz manufacturer:

http://www.metz.de/en/photo-electronics/instruction-manuals/mecablitz.html

I hope it will solve your problem



kind regards

Lars

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AC Power Supply for Metz 45 ct5


Hi daf4,

I have a circuit diagram for the 45CT-5 and the flash unit as well. The voltage is 360V DC, which goes straight across the flash tube. The top pin is positive, when the notch in the socket is on the right hand side, i.e. towards the back of the flash.

I'm also looking for a circuit diagram for a 45CL-4, if you know anyone who has one.

Regards,

Neil

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Use in canob 450D


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