Unlike its competitors, Metz had the clever idea to include a USB port on its recent flash units so that customers have an easier time updating their products with the latest functionalities. This is exactly what has happened today with the release of a new firmware for the M400, the company’s compact flash designed for mirrorless cameras. Here are the improvements for the Fujifilm, Sony and micro four thirds versions.
Fujifilm (version 1.2)
- Fujifilm remote flash mode and wireless TTL
- AUTO-FP (HSS)
- improvements concerning AF beam, OLED displays and standby function
Olympus / Panasonic (version 1.2)
- improvement with the remote function and exposure control at swivelled reflector with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 II
Metz also released a firmware update for the Mecablitz 52 AF-1 (Olympus/Panasonic) that concerns remote flash and exposure control. You can find out more about these updates by reading the official press release. The download page for the M400 is here and for the 52 AF-1 here.