According to LightingRumours, Kenro, the U.K. distributor for Nissin products, will be showing off Nissin’s new Di700 flashgun as well as their new PS 8 battery pack at the Focus On Imaging show in Birmingham, U.K. next month. The Di700 flash, as the designation suggests, is positioned below Nissin’s flagship unit, the Di866 II, and is aimed at the price conscious consumer. The PS 8 battery pack offers 3000 mAh of extra juice for your flash and reduces the Di866 II’s recycle time to a mere .7 seconds.
Nissin Di700 Flash Specs
- GN 50
- 24-200mm zoom range
- High speed synchronization
- Advanced wireless slave modes
- Manual output power adjustment down to 1/128
- 4 sec recycle time
- External battery pack attachable
Nissin PS 8 Battery Pack Specs
- 3000 mAh capacity
- Interchangeable Ni-MH battery cartridges
- Two output sockets for speedlights
- USB port for charging external peripherals (e.g. a cell phone)
Pricing and Availability
The PS 8 battery pack will retail for US-$ 249. Pricing and availability of the Di700 flashgun have yet to be announced, as does the availability of the PS 8 battery pack.
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