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Nissin Di700A and Commander Air1 Flash Kit now out in UK

The Nissin Di700A and Commander Air1 Flash Kit is currently available for and fits. A Sony-compatible version is due out in June. The Nissin Commander Air1 is designed to control three groups of Nissin Di700A flash (to a maximum of 21 Nissin Air System flashguns). The Di700A and Commander Air1 Kit costs £239.94. The Di700A flashgun is available separately, priced £209.94, and the Commander Air1 costs £59.94. The kit is distributed by Kenro Ltd. Call 01793 615836 for details or visit www.kenro.co.uk.

The new Nissin Di700A with Commander Air1 Flash Kit is now available for purchase in the UK in both Canon and Nikon fittings, Kenro Ltd has announced. The Sony fit is expected to be available in June.

And, it’s already making headlines – with TIPA recently awarding it ‘Best Portable Lighting System 2015′. TIPA editors take into account innovation, the use of leading-edge technology, design and ergonomics, ease-of-use, as well as price/ performance ratio.

It’s the third year in a row that the company has won this prestigious award, following previous honours for the Nissin i40 and MG8000 Extreme flashguns. Using radio transmission, the range of the new Nissin Air System is up to 30m.

For flexibility, transmission channels and IDs can be set to prevent misfiring in the event of signal interference on the same channel. The Nissin Commander Air1 can control 3 groups of Nissin Di700A flash (with a maximum of 21 NAS guns), making it an ideal controller for photographers who wish to simultaneously fire multiple guns at various distances and without the need for cables.

Flash Exposure Control: 1st Curtain synchronization, 2nd Curtain synchronization, High-speed synchronization, Red-eye reduction, Slow sync. (Nikon only), FE / FV Lock (set on )

Says Paul Kench, Kenro’s managing director: ‘The Di700A flashgun and Air1 Commander are very easy to pair and intuitive to use. As the system is also priced within the reach of enthusiasts, we are expecting a high demand for these units.’

Kenro Ltd is the sole UK distributor of Nissin Flash guns and accessories. For details of your nearest stockist please visit www.kenro.co.uk. Alternatively, call Kenro’s head office on 01793 615836 for further information.

 

 

Panasonic Says It Will Release an 8K Camera by 2020 That Can Produce 33MP Photos

Here’s what it envisions: 8K cameras that allow photographers to extract 33MP photos. Panasonic wants to make it happen by 2020.ePHOTOzine attended the G7 launch event and snapped a photo of a Panasonic presentation slide titled “Future Resolution Benefits”:

The new Panasonic G7 shoots 4K video and allows 8MP photos to be extracted. Panasonic says it wants to up those numbers to 8K and 33MP, and their plan is to have the launched to the public by the time the Olympic Games arrive in Tokyo in 2020. Stay tuned — we’ll likely hear more about this over the next half decade…

 

 

April Competition Results

The results of the April 2015 competition have been announced and can be found here

Congratulations to all of the winners!

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