The MG80 Pro is a fully featured flash that will prove to be a valuable addition to the kit bag of wedding, journalistic, and location photographers. The MG80 Pro scores highly in all respects, including a 1.2 second recycle time and approximately 360 flashes when used with 4 lithium, 14500 type, batteries with 1000mAh or 280 flashes when used with 2450mAh rechargeables. The unit can communicate with other units as radio commander or slave, and supports TTL, manual control and HSS. It is compatible with almost every hot-shoe camera on the market today. The MG80 Pro for Sony cameras has a metal hot-shoe for durability.