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New Nissin i60A Speedlight with 2.4GHz Radio Receiver announced

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Nissin announced a new Flash for Micro 4/3rds cameras. Here is the full Press release:

Nissin have announced a new compact, though high powered, i60A TTL and HSS enabled speedlight, with 2.4GHz radio receiver built inside.

The i60A will be Nissin’s second speedlight after the Di700A, to be compatible with the NAS (Nissin Air System) and Air 1 radio Commander unit.

Although the i60A will be available in Canon, Nikon, Sony, Micro 4/3rds, and Fujifilm, mount versions for on-camera TTL use, all versions will cleverly include Canon, Nikon, and Sony, TTL radio slave modes for off camera use (with corresponding Air 1 Commander units).

Following the success of the very compact Nissin i40 speedlightes, the i60A follow the same format, though squeeze in extras including –

  • A higher guide number – 60m (ISO 100 / 200mm)
  • 24 – 200MM Zoom
  • Color LCD Display
  • HV Battey Port
  • Built-in 2.4GHz NAS Radio Receiver

All into a package that’s not much larger than the original i40, and should still appeal to many mirrorless and compact camera owners.

NISSIN i60A

The i60A also improve upon the Di700A speedlight, providing a higher guide number (60m vs 54m), and 1/3rd stop Manual power level graduations instead of 1/2 stops. As well as 1/256th minimum power level.

i60A FEATURES

  • GN 60m (ISO 100 / 200mm)
  • HSS to 1/8000th
  • Flash Modes –TTL /M
  • 1st Curtain Sync / 2nd Curtain Sync
  • FEC – 0.3 EV Increments (±2 stops)
  • Manual Flash – 1/256 – 1/1 output control (1/3rd stop increments)
  • 24 – 200mm Auto and Manual Flash Zoom
  • NAS 2,4GHz Radio Receiver Built-in (Canon, Nikon, & Sony, Compatible)
  • A/B/C Groups
  • 8 Channels
  • TTL Optic Wireless Slave Mode
  • Basic Optic Save Mode S1, S2
  • LED Light
  • AF Assist Light
  • Color LCD Panel
  • Quick Select Dials
  • 90 Degree Tilt, 360 Degree Swivel Head
  • External HV Battery Port
  • Quick Lock Foot

Although retaining the popular quick select style dials from the i40, the i60A now feature a compact full color LCD display.

NISSIN i60A

Manual Power Levels are provided and displayed on 1/3rd stop increments, from 1/256 to 1/1.

TTL Flash Exposure Compensation (FEC) is also shown in 1/3rd stop graduations, from -2 to +2.

NISSIN i60A

 NISSIN AIR SYSTEM (NAS)

Used wirelessly off camera as a radio slave flash to the Nissin Air 1 Commander the i60A will provide  –

  • TTL
  • HSS to 1/8000th
  • Rear Curtain Sync
  • Remote Manual Power Control
  • Remote Zoom Control
  • 3 Groups A / B / C

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And conveniently all versions of the Nissin i60A provide Canon, Nikon, and Sony, radio slave modes built-inside.

So for example a Canon mount Nissin Air 1 commander, mounted on a Canon Camera, could control a Nikon mount i60A speedlite off camera, providing full ETTL, HSS, SCS, etc.

And Di700A speedlites can also be mixed in with the i60A as radio slave flashes. Nissin also have a separate radio receiver units coming soon as well.

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i60A SPECIFICATIONS

Type For Canon, Nikon, Sony, M 4/3, Fujifilm
Guide number 60m (ISO100 / 200 mm)
Focal length 24 – 200mm (16mm when using build-in wide panel)
Power supply AA – four (sold separately)
LED Light continuous emission – 3.5 hours (at full power)
Recycle Time 0.1 seconds to 5.5 seconds
Number of Flashes 220 to 1,500 times (when using internal battery)
Flash Duration 1/800 to 1/20,000
Color temperature About 5,600K
Mode [Full auto / TTL] i-TTL (for Nikon) / E-TTL II / E-TTL (for Canon)
ADI / P-TTL (for Sony), TTL (for M Four Thirds), TTL (for Fujifilm)
[Manual] 1/256 ~ 1/1, in 1/3 EV steps
Wireless 2.4GHz Wireless TTL Slave: radio transmission (NAS specifications).
Optical Wireless TTL Slave (only corresponding to brand of camera systems) (*1)
Optical slave mode (*2) (SD / SF mode)
Flash exposure comp. -2 to +2 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Bounce position Tilt upward 90 ° · left 180 ° · right 180 °
Flash exposure control FE / FV lock, rear curtain sync, high-speed sync (All mounts)
red-eye reduction mode, slow synchro mode corresponding (for Nikon mount only)
AF-assist range 0.7 – 5m
Operation panel LED Color panel, select dial
External ports External power source socket
Radio specification 2.4GHz ISM band (Obtaining technical standards conformity certification)
Accessories Soft case, stand with tripod screw hole
Size About 98 (H) x 73 (W) x 112 (D) mm
Mass About 300g (excluding batteries)

(*1) Not correspond to the wireless optical TTL master. Can be set as A/B/C group
(*2) SD: Pre-flash, SF:Flash Signal by Air 1

NISSIN i60A

PRICE AND AVAILABIITY

The Nissin i60A Speedlights will be available from May 2016, in Canon and Nikon mount versions. With a Sony, Micro 4/3rds, and Fujifilm versions to follow.

Prices have not yet been specified.

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