Godox to release manual speedlite

Shenzhen-based Godox Photo Equipment Co. Ltd. are to release a manual hotshoe flash called the Sunpix SP46.

Godox Sunpix SP46
Godox Sunpix SP46
Picture by Godox

Shenzhen-based Godox Photo Equipment Co. Ltd. are to release a manual hotshoe flash called the Sunpix SP46 with the following specifications:

GODOX ‘Sunpix’ speedlite adopts CPU control circuit with high performance, which controls the power output accurately, and as low as 1/128 of the flash output with a span of 7 grades of apertures. It introduces the advance anti-preflash system, which fires on the second flash synchronously while mounted to the camera with preflash system. The manual zoom range is 24-105mm for GODOX ‘Sunpix’ speedlite. It is the first speedlite with such wide zoom range in China, providing you with much options in the choices of camera lens.

Godox Sunpix SP46 in product catalogue
Here’s the original page from the product catalogue, courtesy of Godox

The direction of flash head can be adjusted in four direction—-up 90° left 180° and right 120°.

Specification and function:
Guide number (ISO 100, m): 46 (105mm len)
Zoom range: 24-105mm
Recycle time: about 5 s (Ni-mh battery)
Flash power range: with a span of 7 apertures, the flash power can be as low as 1/128
Triggering mode: hotshoe, slave. The speedlite can fire synchronously on the first or the second flash from the camera.
Battery: 4 AA batteries. Rechargeable Ni-MH is recommended.

No specific release date or retailer yet but Godox promise to keep us informed. They will also be at PMA booth 3166-1, Hall B.

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