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 camera market.

Already out in Canon and Nikon 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.’

The Di700A and Commander Air1 kit costs £239.94. Separately, the Di700A flashgun costs £209.94; and Commander Air1, £59.94.

For details visit www.kenro.co.uk or call Kenro on 01793 615836.

Press Release
Release Date: Monday July 6, 2015
SONY fit now available for Nissin Di700A and Commander Air1 Flash Kit

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.

The new Sony stable mate joins the existing line-up for Canon and Nikon cameras.

The flash kit is a 2.4GHz radio transmission wireless flash system that links up to 21 Nissin Air System (NAS) flash guns.

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.

Nissin Commander Air1 Functions/Spec:

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)

Nissin Di700A Functions/Spec:

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.”

Immediate availability for the Sony, Canon or Nikon fitting. SRPs are:

Di700A + Commander Air1 Kit: £239.94 including VAT
Di700A Flashgun: £209.94 including VAT
Commander Air1: £59.94 including VAT