Nissin i60A Flash for Sony Multi Interface Shoe (Pre-Order for $339.99) is compatible with the Nissin Air 2.4 GHz Radio TTL System is coming in May 2016. I had a chance to check out at WPPI in Las Vegas earlier this month. It’s nicely sized for Sony a7, a7R, a7S, a7II, a7RII, a7SII, a6300 & a6000 mirrorless cameras.
This powerful, compact flash is equipped with a 2.4GHz Air radio receiver for wireless slave TTL functionality. Compatible with Sony cameras equipped with the Multi Interface Shoe and featuring ADI / P-TTL, the i60A will have full support for all automatic flash functions. It is rated with a guide number of 197′ at ISO 100 and the 200mm setting and has a zoom head with a total range of coverage from 24-200mm. It can be expanded to 16mm with the built-in diffusion panel. Hybrid stills/video shooters can benefit from this flash as well thanks to a built-in LED video light for constant illumination.
Operation is crystal clear due to rear dials and a color LCD screen to view and change settings. Full bounce capabilities are available with tilt upwards 90Â° and the ability to rotate left or right 180Â°. Multiple sync features can expand your creative possibilities with slow, high-speed, first & second curtain sync. It is fast with a recycle time of 0.1-5.5 seconds using either 4 AA batteries or an external HV power pack.
Nissin Air 1 Commander for Sony Multi Interface Shoe
Nissin Air 1 Commander for Sony Cameras with Multi Interface Shoe (Order Here for $79) features Nissin Air System with 2.4 GHz radio transmission for wireless master TTL control over NAS-compatible flash units. This unit is compatible with Sony cameras with Multi Interface Shoe that utilize ADI / P-TTL metering and offers a triggering range of up to 98′. Also, it features eight channels and three groups for setting up numerous flashes with different settings and modes all from the commander unit.
High-speed sync is supported with a maximum sync speed of 1/8000 second along with compatibility for slow, 1st & 2nd curtain sync modes. The zoom setting of the flash can also be manually adjusted from 24-200mm along with the power from 1/1 to 1/128. The Air 1 features a color LED control panel to view settings and make adjustments as well as an AF assist beam for focusing in low light conditions. This radio commander unit features the newer Sony Multi Interface Shoe and is not directly compatible with the older Sony/Minolta-style Auto-lock Accessory Shoe.
Nissin PS 8 Power Pack for Sony Flashes
Nissin PS 8 Power Pack for Sony Flashes (Order Here for $249) is a dedicated high voltage battery designed to maximize the performance of a Sony shoe-mount flash unit. The PS 8 can provide up to 550 full-power flashes on a single charge and will shorten the recharge rate to between 0.5-0.7 seconds. This ensures that during long shoots you will not miss a single moment.
Nissin PS 8 can support up to two on-camera flash units at once, meaning that fewer items need to be packed for a shoot. Also, you can regulate the power output to your needs. This keeps you from wasting battery power from damaging your flash.
Additionally, the circuitry of the power pack has been redesigned for better heat reduction than older models and has a high-strength plastic housing to cut down on weight. Combine this with the belt clip or included strap and it can be easily carried while shooting. Also included are a power supply cable, battery pack charger, and soft case with rainproof cover.
Nissin PS 8 Ni-MH Battery Pack (Order Here for $79.95) is compatible with the PS 8 Power Pack. Provides up to 550 full-power flashes on a single four hour charge and is built to last for 500 charge/discharge cycles. Features a quick loading design, making it easier to swap batteries out during a shoot.