Nissin has announced the MG60 flash. It is slated for January 18th. In the light recent news it is noteworthy that on this day an option for Nikon cameras will become available, and options for Canon and Sony cameras will appear later (the manufacturer does not name the exact dates).
The flash has a guide number of 60 (at ISO 100 and the flash head position corresponding to the focal length of the lens 200 mm). At 35 mm position, the guide number is 32. The zoom head covers a range of 24-200 mm. Due to the diffuser, the angle is increased to a value corresponding to 16 mm. The head can be tilted up to 90 °, rotated left and right up to 180 °.
The flash supports TTL, A, M, SD and SF modes. It can be used as a light source for video recording, as well as in conjunction with other flashes with optical sync or radio sync using NAS or Nissin Air System operating at 2.4 GHz at distances up to 100 m. Available in multiple flash configurations eight channels. Up to three groups can be addressed via the optical channel, and up to eight via radio.
The flash supports compensation in the range of ± 2 EV in 1/3 EV steps and manual mode with adjustable flash speed from 1/256 to 1/1 in 1/3 EV steps. It operates on four rechargeable batteries: Lithium Ion 14500 or NiMH AA. In the first case, you can count on 360 pulses if you use batteries with a capacity of 1000 mAh, in the second – for 250 pulses if you use batteries with a capacity of 2450 mAh. In this case, the recharge time is 0.1-1.2 s or 0.1-3.0 s, respectively. The pulse duration is 1 / 400-1 / 20,000 s, the color temperature is 5600 K. The dimensions of the flash are 116 x 73 x 98 mm, the weight is 390 g (without batteries).
The estimated cost of the outbreak is $ 400-500. The package includes a flash, case, filter holder, amber filter, wide-angle diffuser and flash stand.