Bad logic - that's like claiming that Rollei is made by Leica. :)
SCA adapters were not unique to Metz by any means, there are other
interchangeable foot systems and I've seen lots of flashes of various
brands with a secondary fill flash on the body, including a few
potato masher types.
Blitz IS German, Star ain't.
Of course, gawdnose where Metz are actually made these days so it
could be a 'same factory, different door' routine but the name
Starblitz has been around a long time in a small way.
What does bug me about the new range is that they seem rather weak
for the size - size of an FL50 but only 30GSN. Aiming at the 'bigger
looks sexy' buyer no doubt.
On 25/04/2008, at 10:00 AM, Chuck Norcutt wrote:
> I wonder if it was actually made by Metz. The name sounds German, it
> does mulitple TTL cameras via an adapter (ala Metz) and it has a
> separate fill light... something unique to Metz I believe. Just a
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