Flash tech data for Sony HVL-F56AM

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NameSony HVL-F56AM
Release year2006
Maximum Guide Number [m]56
Guide Number at 50 mm zoom stop [m]44
Digital readyyes
Shoe typeiISO
Zoom range [mm] (with wide angle adapter)24 – 85 (17)
Manual zoom stops [mm]24, 28, 35, 50, 70, 85
Auto zoomyes
Auto zoom adjustno
Tilt [degrees]−10 – 90
Swivel [degrees]−180 – 90
Wireless flash (optical control)
Wireless flash (remote)yes
Wireless flash (controller)yes
Wireless channels4
Wireless flash (radio control)
Wireless flash (remote)no
Wireless flash (controller)no
Wireless channels
Manual modeyes
Manual power levels (steps)1/1 – 1/32 (1/1)
High-Speed Syncyes
Wireless HSSyes
ADI supportyes
AF assist lightyes
Modeling flashyes
Stroboscopic flashyes
White balance assistno
Test buttonno
Custom functions5
Cable socketbuilt-in
LED lighting
LED intensity [lx at 1 m]
LED focal length [mm]
LED color temp. [K] (with color filter)
Batteries4× AA
External battery packEP-1 (6× C), EP-2 (6× AA), FA-EB1AM (6× AA)
Standard accessoriesMS-2, pouch
Other optional accessoriesBounce Reflector V
Weather sealingno
Commentsidentical to 5600HS(D)
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