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Model:
HVLF20M
SKU:
8941266
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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews

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  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Impressive

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    Posted .
    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

    For a budget friendly flash, it’s powerful. I’m seriously impressed. I bought this as a back up and ended up using it as the main flash for certain shoots.

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Drains cells

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    Posted .

    The flash is good and works well however the battery is really bad. It drains the cells A LOT and it stops working randomly. I added some pictures I got with the flash

    Features

    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Yes yes we

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    Posted .
    Owned for 5 months when reviewed.

    Yes yes we used we can work tomorrow we have a little bit run we have some tomorrow we have some work stuff we have a little time to do some work together and I do some stuff for you when I do some stuff

    Features

    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Cons mentioned:
    Battery

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok flash

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    Posted .

    The bounce flash feature works very well if used in a room no more then 2 stories high. My only issue is the way the item is turned off and on. The user has to flip the flash up and then flip it down when no flash is desired. I find that half the time, the flash stays off when flipped up. I am quite certain that it isn't an issue of dead batteries. The battery compartment also has issues. The battery compartment door has to be slid open. The door is flimsy and as a result, the metal contacts seem to have problems. the user has to slide it open a millimeter or two, in order to get a good contact. I've owned two and both have had similar issues. When the flash is actually working, it provides decent flash.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Quite an interesting little flash

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    Posted .

    If you have a Sony mirroless camera without a flash this is the one you want to fulfill the gap. It is small and as soon I put it to the challenge to fulfill a portrait as well as a direct flash I saw how effective it can be. Using it in the fulfill mode works the best. Small and effective and you can adjust the output from your camera menus. I'm giving four stars as I would prefer to have a rigid case instead of the soft pouch.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great counterpart to A6400

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    Posted .
    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

    If you like me, you like the size of the small compact A6400 then you'd want a small compact-sized flash to go with it. Almost all third party flash are much bigger and heavier. They may give out more lights but sometimes you want something small and light to accompany when traveling and this is where this flash comes in. It's great for those intimate occasions at a restaurant where you'd want enough lighting to ensure you can capture details of food and people around the table. Also there's no on/off button, flip up is on, flip down is off, what more ease of use is there?

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great optical master flash for off-camera slave

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    Posted .

    Great master for optical off-camera flash. My old F56AM died and my F20M broke in a fall. I purchased the F20M again as a master for a new off-camera slave flash. The optical master is less expensive than the radio master and can serve as a small backup when needed.

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent, but better options exist

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    Posted .
    Owned for 9 months when reviewed.

    Does the job, but very basic. If you have nothing else, this is obviously better than nothing, but just OK.

    Features

    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Wedding usage

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Perfect small size flash for Sony cameras only. I have the A7ii and this was perfect for shooting at a wedding.

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Better to save up for a higher priced flash

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    Posted .
    Owned for more than 2 years when reviewed.

    Better to save up for a higher priced flash I use for inspection work where the report goes to insurance company that does not care about the quality and I do not have to wear out my high end flash or breaking a High end flash OK but not high end pro level

    Features

    Ease of Use
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth buying

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    Posted .
    Owned for 3 months when reviewed.

    Great product works great for indoors. Worth every penny

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Sony Flash

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Works well with my Sony A7R2. It requires two batteries

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Makes a big difference

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    Posted .

    I use this flash on a Sony Nex 6. Whether using a wide angle lens or the 55-210mm lens this flash works extremely well. Set it to bounce or straight it gives the right amount of light to shoot in a dimly lit room.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Good flash

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I have a sony a6000 and bought this flash to go with new OSS lense i bought as a beginning photographer. Does wonders

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great buy, Great product, Great outcome

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    Posted .

    This flash is a good companion for my A99 when I don't want to carry F60M or F43M. Works great in small premises, but even better just as a wireless trigger - it doesn't add lots of bulk to the camera. Basically the flash can be considered as a wireless trigger with a bonus - lighting :) As I stated above that it is not compatible with the Sony NEX cameras which means you will need to buy a converter in order for this mini great performer to perform in your NEX camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great flash for the Sony a 6000

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    Posted .
    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

    This is the second flash in this model and my second Sony a series camera and flash the first one was the previous version of this item

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Grest

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

    Great little compact flash with just enough fill light when needed in a pinch.

    Features

    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Works as I expected

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    Posted .

    This HVLF-20M Sony flash works perfect on my Sony A6000. It is very light and small, which is exactly what I wanted. It is a little stronger than the built in flash but does a very good job. If you want something small and light get this flash.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    It’s ok for the size

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    Posted .

    I wanted to have a external flash to use with my a600 and chose this one to be honest I do used all the time but I think that it’s minimal difference from the integrated one not sure if I would recommend this one

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    The flash

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    Posted .
    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Great product great shipping. It worked great with my Sony a9

    Features

    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend