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- No display so using in manual mode is total guesswork.
Using as a slave relies on TTL not radio.
Swapped for Canon which is integrated with radio so you use that as a slave.
Published on: 22 January 2017
The pocket size of Nissin i40 weights only 203g of weight (*1). It is suitable for filling shadows on even the sunniest of days, suitable for family shooting, indoor/ outdoor shooting and especially suitable for traveling. Professional functions are included: Wireless TTL mode (*4); Supports up to 1/8,000 seconds shutter speed (*4); Flash output of GN40 at 105mm; Video light function with 9 steps of output level adjustment; Simple operation panel with two selector dials to operate the flash; Flash head tilts up and rotates horizontally to right and left for making bounced lighting more versatile by utilizing more angles. A Soft box is supplied.
Selector dial- Simply operation panel
Nissin i40 has two selector dials controls: Function dial and Power dial. The Indicated lamp A/B/C will show the position of adjustment. Even beginners can quickly get started.
LED Video light NEW!
Nissin i40 has a video light function, which has 9 steps of output level adjustment.
Professional flash head design
The flash head rotates horizontally 180° to right and left and tilts up 90°which is suitable for close up photography. This makes bounce shooting more arbitrary, with more angles that can be used.
Manual zoom (M zoom) NEW!
Nissi i40 support 24-105mm auto zoom.
And Manual Zoom are available in M, SD, SF, Wireless mode (*4). The manual setting you selected is memorized and remains unchanged when power on.
Supports high-speed synchronization：
Supports up to 1/8,000 seconds shutter speed. (*2) (*4)
Four size-AA batteries
4 AA batteries to operate the i40, it can reduce the frequency of changing the batteries and reduce the recycling time.
Metal hotshoe - Quick release button
Durable metal hotshot design with quick release button, easy to install and reduce the chance of damage caused by installation.
Fill-in reflector and Light diffusing panel
Fill-in reflector and Light diffusing panel installed.
Softbox Included in Package
Soften the flash and reduce shardows, it's suitable for fill-in flash in close distance (can be using with reflector)。
i40 has a wireless remote flash system as a slave unit.
You can enjoy creative flash photography with multiple lightings from the various directions. There are 3 slave modes provided.
Slave Digital (SD): i40 synchronizes to the pre-flash system. The master flash is to be set at TTL (E-TTL for Canon, i-TTL for Nikon and ADI/ P-TTL for Sony) mode.
Slave Film (SF): i40 synchronizes to the traditional single flash system. The master flash is to be set at manual mode. Studio lighting system synchronizes to this mode. This mode is also available for open flash, and for a standard flash in the market.
i40 synchronizes to the wireless remote flash system. (*3) (*4)
TTL FLASH LEVEL COMPENSATION
The power of the flash can be controlled with TTL flash level compensation. Whereas total exposure is controlled by the camera's EV compensation function, the flash can compensate for the exposure on the main subject only, with little impact on the exposure of the background scene.
The flash power level can be adjusted from -2EV through +2EV by 0.5EV steps.
A firmware upgrade service is available for the Nissin i40, which provides a service terminal to upload the latest software. A charge for the firmware update service will apply, varying depending on the area. Please check at your local dealer for details about the update service.
(*1): The weight calculation is not included Battery and soft box
(*2): The maximum synchronization speed depends upon the supported camera model
(*3): Support Group A - C (any channel 1 - 4)
(*4): Except for Fujifilm version
|Type :||For Canon, Nikon, Sony DSLR System, 4/3 & Fujifilm mirrorless System|
(at ISO 100 in m) :
|GN40 [at 105mm (53mm) zoom head position]
GN27 [at 35mm (18mm) zoom head position]
|Focal length coverage :||24mm (12mm) - 105mm (53mm) [16mm (8mm) when using built-in wide panel]|
|Power Source :||Four size-AA Alkaline, 1.2V NiMH batteries|
|Recycling Time :||0.1 ~ 4sec|
|Number of flashes (Approx.) :||220 ~ 1,700 flashes|
|LED video light lighting time (Approx.)||3.5hrs (full power batteries)|
|Flash duration :||1/800 ~ 1/20,000sec|
|Color Temperature :||5,600 K|
|Exposure control :||E-TTL II/ E-TTL (Canon), iTTL (Nikon), PTTL (Sony),TTL (4/3), TTL Fujifilm|
|Wireless Mode :||Wireless TTL slave (*1) (*3), non-TTL Slave (SD, SF mode) (*2)|
|EV compensation on flash :||+/- 2EV in increments of 1/2 of EV|
|Bounce position :||Up: 0-90°,
Left: 0-180°, Right: 0-180°
|Flash exposure control :||1st & 2nd curtain synchronization, High speed synchronization (*3), redeye reduction, slow synchronization (depend on camera), FE/ FV lock (set on camera)|
|AF-assist beam effective range :||0.7 - 5m|
|Operation panel :||2 Selector dials (Function dial and Power dial)|
|Manual mode power ratio :||1/256 ~ 1/1|
|Video light :||Built in video light with 9 steps of output level adjustment|
|Accessories :||Soft case, Flash stand (with screw), Soft box, Carabiner (not for climbing)|
|Dimension (Approx.) :||85(H)x61(W)x85(D)mm/ 3.35(H)x2.4(W)x3.35(D)inch|
|Weight :||203g/ 7.16oz (without batteries and soft box)|
Notice: Design and specification are subject to change without prior notice.
Focal length distance
Focal length coverage 24-105mm which is according to 35mm CCD format. For Four Thirds camera, focal length distance is indicated in ( ).
For different type camera, please check your camera instruction manual.
(Four Thirds) FP High- Speed Sync
FP High-Speed Sync setting in A, M, TTL mode and wireless mode are controlled by master unit. Please check your camera instruction manual.
|(*1):||Only applicable to wireless Slave mode. Group A - C (any channel 1 - 4)|
|(*2):||SD - Slave Digital (synchronizes to the pre-flash system. The master flash is to be set at TTL (E-TTL for Canon, i-TTL for Nikon and ADI/P-TTL for Sony) mode.
SF - Slave Film. synchronizes to the traditional single flash system. The master flash is to be set at manual mode. Studio lighting system synchronizes to this mode. This mode is also available for open flash, and for a standard flash in the market.
|(*3):||Except for Fujifilm version|
|Ease of use|
|Value for money|
|Scores 6.7 out of 10 based on 3 reviews|
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