Sony-fit Nissin Di700A and Commander Air1 flash kit launched

The Nissin Di700A and Commander Air1 flash kit have gone on sale in a Sony-fit version in recognition of Sony as a ‘major contender’ in the market.

Already out in and versions, the Nissin Commander Air1 is designed to control three groups of Nissin Di700A flash, up to a maximum of 21 NAS guns.

It is an ideal controller for photographers who want to simultaneously fire multiple flashguns at various distances, without the need for cables, according to UK distributor Kenro.

Kenro’s managing director Paul Kench said: ‘We’re very excited about this new addition to the range. Sony is a major contender in the digital camera market – dominated by Canon and Nikon – and Nissin has recognised this by now making all their new flash systems compatible with Sony cameras.’

Kenro Ltd, the exclusive UK distributor of Nissin flash guns and accessories, has announced the immediate availability of a new SONY fit for the TIPA Award-winning Nissin Di700A with Commander Air1 Flash Kit.

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. The Commander Air1 is also available to purchase separately.

Select Dial with a simple user interface Supports TTL compensation +/- 2EV 8 steps of Manual output Manual zoom coverage 24 – 200mm High-speed synchronization: 1/8,000 sec 1st and 2nd curtain synchronization AF assist light 8 Channels Capacity approx. 3,000 flashes Flash Interval: up to 10 times per second Function Mode: TTL, Manual and Manual Zoom Flash Exposure Control: 1st Curtain synchronization, 2nd Curtain synchronization, High-speed synchronization, Red-eye reduction, Slow sync. (Nikon only), FE / FV Lock (set on camera) Uses 2 x AAA batteries Weight: 55g (without batteries)

Stylish design and simple operation A wide range of zoom angles from 24-200mm Guide No: 48 at 105mm zoom head position (at ISO 100 in metres) Rotating lock release button Recycle time 0.1 – 4 secs Number of flashes approx. 200 – 1500 High-speed synchronization up to 1/8,000 seconds shutter speed Wireless TTL slave for A/B/C groups Standard & 3.5mm PC sync terminal Quick-loading battery magazine – BM-02 Compatible with Power Pack Colour Temperature: 5,600K AF-assist beam effective range: 0.7 – 6m/ 2.3 – 19.7 feet Accessories included: Soft case, flash stand (with screw) Uses 4 x AA batteries Weight: 380g (without batteries)

Says Paul Kench, Kenro’s managing director: “We’re very excited about this new addition to the range. Sony is a major contender in the digital camera market – dominated by Canon and Nikon – and Nissin has recognized this by now making all their new flash systems compatible with Sony cameras.”