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Nissin Di866 Professional Speedlite


The Nissin Di866 Professional Speedlite flashgun is now available in either a Canon or Nikon fitting. The Canon version is compatible with Canon Digital SLR and Powershot hotshoe cameras using ETTL and ETTL-2 systems, while the Nikon model fits Nikon Digital SLR and Coolpix hotshoe cameras using i-TTL. With a guide number of 60m (ISO 100 @ 105mm) the Di866 features Nissin’s original ‘My TTL’ user adjustable TTL light output level and is firmware upgradable thanks to an onboard USB port. The Nissin Di866 Professional Speedlite costs £369.95 in the UK including VAT.

Nissin Press Release

New Nissin flash gun available now

The new flash gun from Nissin, the Di866 Professional Speedlite, is now available to UK photographers, as first announced by Kenro at Focus on Imaging earlier this year.

The Di866 is available with either a Canon or Nikon fitting. The Canon version is compatible with Canon Digital SLR and Powershot hotshoe cameras using ETTL and ETTL-2 systems, while the Nikon model fits Nikon Digital SLR and Coolpix hotshoe cameras using i-TTL. The unit carries a SRP of £369.95 including VAT.

The Di866 has been specifically designed for use with digital SLR cameras and comes with many ‘world’s first’ features. This new clip-on type flash unit is simple to use and incorporates an easy to read rotating colour display, it can also be fired wirelessly where it can be used as a master or receiver.

With a guide number of 60m (ISO 100 @ 105mm) the Di866 features Nissin’s original ‘My TTL’ user adjustable TTL light output level and is firmware upgradable thanks to an onboard USB port.

The gun also features high speed synchronisation, allowing synchronisation for shutter speeds over 1/250th second and a recycling time of 3.5s which is able to offer up to 150 full-power flashes per set of batteries. Furthermore the Di866 features a fill in sub-flash (12m100 ISO), which is activated while the main flash is bounced and also a built-in wide angle diffuser and catch-light reflector.

“Nissin has been a world-class manufacturer of high quality electronic flash units for over 40 years and this latest addition to their range is a truly impressive piece of kit. A recent reviewer described the Di866 as ‘the most powerful hotshoe flashgun available,’ and I think everyone who uses the flash will agree with that statement.” says Kenro managing director, Paul Kench. “The technological advances contained in the Di866 make it the perfect choice for professional and advanced photographers.”

Kenro is the official UK distributor for the range of Nissin flash guns. See http://www.kenro.co.uk for details of your nearest stockist, or call Kenro on 01793 615836 for more detail.

Supposed Features:
* Exclusive for Nikon Digital SLR’s Cameras
* The Di866 Professional Speedlight features an external auto-exposure sensor with eight f-stops from f/2 to f/22 with compensation potential
* Self changeable TTL light production level feature and can be fired by wireless means from Nikon DSLR’s cameras
* The unit is designed for use with DSLRs and boasts many features particularly designed for professional and advanced photographers
* It has recycling time of 3.5s and be able to offer up to 150 full-power flashes per set of batteries.
* It features a fill in sub-flash, which is activated while the main flash is bounced
* The flash synchronizes to high board up speeds of above 1/250s
* Its firmware can be updated via an incorporated USB port

Specifications:
1. Guide No
– Main flash 60(ISO 100, m) or 84(ISO 200, m) at 105mm lens angle coverage
– Sub flash 12(ISO 100, m) or 17(ISO 200, m) for 35mm lens angle coverage

2.Compatibility
– Nikon digital SLR cameras and Coolpix hotshoe cameras

3.Power Source
– Battery magazine – 4 x LR6, (Lithium, NiMH and Oxiride are usable)
– Power Pack – Nissin Power Pack Pro 300 (NiMH exclusive battery cluster)

4. Recycling time
– 3.5 sec. by Battery Magazine with 4 x NiMH
– 0.5 sec. by Nissin Power Pack Pro 300

5. Number of flashes
– 150 full power flashes per set of NiMH batteries
– 300 full power flashes by Nissin Power Pack Pro 300

6.Camera Synch
– TTL hotshoe (on camera flash)
– PC cord service connector (off camera flash)
– Wireless TTL, and Slave synchronization (off camera flash)

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