AF160FC Auto Macro Ring Flash

  • Guide Number 53 at ISO 100/ft (16 at ISO 100/m)
  • Close-up, portrait, product, dental and medical applications

Designed to offer uniform lighting on a subject to minimize shadows, the AF160FC Auto Macro Ring flash is ideal for close-up, portrait, product, dental and medical applications.

Compatible with:
All PENTAX DSLR cameras

  • This lens-mounted ring flash with hot-shoe controller is ideal for macro photography, product imagery, flat-lighting portraits, and medical/dental applications.

  • Guide number 53 at ISO 100/ft (16 at ISO 100/m) provides ample lighting for small or large close- focus subjects.

  • Compatible with P-TTL, TTL, and manual systems.

  • The kit includes lens adapter rings for 49mm, 52mm, 58mm, 67mm filter threads, as well as a macro adapter for PENTAX D-FA series macro lenses.

  • Provides smooth, even lighting for the closest subjects, while eliminating vignetting and subject shadow.

  • Modeling light with 4 white LEDs help preview flash exposure while assisting autofocus operation.

  • P-TTL exposure compensation available (+0.5 to -1 in 1/2 stop increments). Manual flash operation at full, 1/4, and 1/16 power.


P-TTL lens-mounted ring flash with hot shoe controller

Flash Modes

P-TTL (TTL corrective auto flash, contrast-control auto flash), TTL (TTL auto flash), Full 1/4 output, 1/16 output (manual flash)

Bounce Head


Zoom Head


Focal Length


Flash Range

0.59-6.6' (GN 16, ISO 100, f/8)

Color Temp


Other Functions

Auto Power Off 180 seconds, Modeling Light, P-TTL Flash Exposure Compensation (+0.5 to -1.0 EV in 1/2 EV increments)


Ring Flash - 4.4" x 4.4" x 1.2", Controller - 2.7" x 3.3" x 4.5"


Lens Adapter rings included in 49mm, 52mm, 58mm, 67mm filter threads, as well as a macro adapter for PENTAX D-FA series macro lenses

Flash Control

TTL-series-control auto flash, manual flash

Flash Exposure Compensation

In P-TTL mode, +0.5 to -1.0 in 1/2 step increments.
In Manual mode, 1/4 and 1/16 output.

Swivel Head


Discharge Angles

60° from up/down/left/right (flash output ratio selectable from left, left center, center, right center, right)

Guide Number

52.8 at ISO 100/ft (16 at ISO 100/m)

Interval Battery Life

Lithium - approx. 7s interval, 250 full discharges
Alkaline - approx. 7s interval, 150 full discharges
NiMH - approx. 7s interval, 200 full discharges

Sync Modes

Leading Shutter Curtain Sync

Power Supply

4 AA batteries (Lithium, NiMH, Alklaine)

Weight W/o Batteries

14.3 oz.


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