So you took the leap, much like I did and bought one or two of the Menik Sw-400 Mono-light Strobes. Like me, I am sure when you opened the box you were impressed by the build quality and the features you could see by just looking at the back panel. But all that was was overshadowed by a completely useless operators manual. Continue reading for several articles on the operation of the Menik SW-400 Strobe.
The Menik Sw-400 Strobe is a great deal for the money compared to other comparable strobes on the market right now. The question is, is it a good value as well. Does it work well enough to do the job that most amateur to semi-pro photographers require. Making that determination is the basis for the second part of this series on the Menik strobe.
Is it possible to spend less than $150 and get a good quality, decent powered studio strobe that has a good feature set, above average build quality and be solid enough for the average amateur to semi pro photographer. I will attempt to answer these questions and more in this hands on review of the “Menik SW-400 Digital Studio Strobe”.