Nissin MG8000 Extreme Flash Now Available

January 3, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories | 0 Comments |
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The Nissin MG8000 Extreme flash is now available in the United Kingdom. Offered in both Canon and Nikon fit, the Nissin MG8000 Extreme sparked mass interest amongst the industry when shown for the first time at Focus-on-Imaging in March 2012 due to its unique quartz-based flash tube which ensures the unit remains cool, even in extreme-use conditions. When tested, the Nissin MG8000 can produce over 1000 full flashes without any fear of overheating, the company claims. The Nissin MG8000 Extreme boasts a recycle time of just 3 seconds for the first 200 shots, and then 5 to 7 seconds for subsequent frames, maintaining its guide number throughout the burst. Other highlights include an included external diffuser, tilt-swivel head, guide number of 60 (in metres at ISO 100/21° with the head zoomed to the 105mm position), full support for Canon’s and Nikon’s wireless TTL flash control systems, high-speed synchronisation and a stroboscopic flash mode. Weighing in at 400g, the Nissin MG8000 Extreme has a guide price of £545.40.

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Nissin MG8000 Extreme Flash Gun Now Available

Thursday January 3, 2013

Nissin MG8000 Extreme Flash Gun now available

Kenro has announced the UK launch of the widely-anticipated Nissin MG8000 Extreme Flash Gun in both Canon and Nikon fit.

This new addition to the Nissin range features the world’s highest “Machine Gun” strobe and is now available through selected Kenro stockists which can easily be located by visiting their website - http://www.kenro.co.uk

The MG8000 sparked mass interest amongst the industry when shown for the first time at Focus-on-Imaging in March 2012 due to its unique quartz-based flash tube which ensures the unit remains cool, even in extreme-use conditions. When tested, the Nissin MG8000 can produce over 1000 full flashes without any fear of overheating. As the MG 8000 keeps its cool under pressure it can maintain its guide number meaning no more underexposed images caused by over-heating.

The new unit boasts an impressive recycle time of just three seconds for the first 200 shots, and then five to seven seconds for subsequent frames.

Features of the Nissin MG8000 Extreme:

Optional external diffuser included
Guide number: 60 (ISO100/105mm)
Colour swivelling LCD screen
A variety of modes - TTL, Manual / Av, Multi flash (strobe)
Full support for wireless TTL mode (Master / Remote), support systems, digital and analogue flares.
Additional front flare
Supports high-speed synchronization and modification routines flash via USB port
Metal shoe
Recycles in 3 seconds for the first 200 shots, and then takes 5-7 seconds to recycle after that.
Weight: 400g
Compatible with E-TTL, E-TTL II (Canon) and i-TTL (Nikon) and PS-300 battery pack

Kenro managing director Paul Kench commented: “There has been a lot of excitement surrounding the MG8000 due to its full list of innovative features. This new addition to Nissin’s acclaimed range of flash guns is sure to be very popular with photographers who are looking for a flash that suits their fast action style of shooting.”

The Nissin MG8000 Extreme Flash gun has a guide price of £545.40 and is available now.

To find out where to buy the Nissin MG8000 Extreme Flash Gun, visit http://www.kenro.co.uk or call Kenro’s head office on 01793 615836.



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