Nissin Di700A Flash Kit with Air 1 Commander for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Nissin Di700A Flash Kit with Air 1 Commander for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Nissin Di700A Flash Kit with Air 1 Commander for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

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Product Highlights

  • Nissin Air 2.4 GHz Radio TTL System
  • Wireless Triggering Range of 98'
  • Compatible with Micro Four Thirds TTL
  • Guide Number: 177' at ISO 100 and 200mm
  • Zoom Range: 24-200mm (16mm with Panel)
  • Tilts from -7 to 90°
  • Rotates Left & Right 180°
  • Recycle Time: 0.1-4 Seconds
  • High-Speed, 1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
  • Air 1 Commander Included
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Nissin Di700A overview

  • 1Description

Enjoy powerful on- and off-camera flash capabilities with the Di700A Flash Kit with Air 1 Commander from Nissin. Bundling together the Nissin Air System-capable Di700A Flash with its 177' guide number at ISO 100 and 200mm with the Air 1 Commander, users will easily be able to transition from on- to off-camera lighting and maintain full control of their lights along with Micro Four Thirds TTL capabilities. The Nissin Air System utilizes 2.4 GHz radio transmission with a 98' range to grant reliable wireless triggering without need for line-of-sight. Also, the Commander can control the power and zoom settings for flashes in 8 channels and 3 groups as well as transmit exposure compensation settings from -2 to +2 EV.

  • Di700A Flash for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

    Free yourself from cables and optical alignment with the built-in Nissin Air System of the Nissin Di700A Flash, which provides reliable 2.4 GHz TTL triggering from up to 98' away. This system works with Micro Four Thirds cameras that feature TTL metering and offers wireless slave capabilities for off-camera flash use when using the optional Air 1 Commander. The Di700A is also a very capable flash with a guide number of 177' at ISO 100 and 200mm as well as a zoom range of 24-200mm, which can be controlled manually through the Commander. A built-in wide-angle panel is available for coverage of lenses down to 16mm on full frame.

    Bounce flash capabilities come in the form of tilting from -7 to 90° and rotating left & right 180° for a full 360° of coverage. Specific to this model is a color LED control panel that allows users to quickly and easy see and adjust settings. Also, it has support for high-speed, 1st & 2nd curtain sync modes and has a recycle time of 0.1 to 4 seconds. Additionally, it runs on 4 AA batteries and uses the BM-02 quick loading battery magazine.

    Built-in pull out fill reflector panel
    Optical slave settings for instant sync or skip pre-flash for triggering without radio
    3.5mm and PC sync terminals
    Socket for external power pack
    AF assist light with range of 2.3-19.7'
    Wireless mode features 8 channels and 3 groups
    Battery life of about 200-1500 flashes
    Color temperature of 5600K
    UPC: 855747005401
  • Air 1 Commander for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

    Free yourself from cables and the line-of-sight demanding optical slave modes with the Nissin Air 1 Commander, featuring the Nissin Air System with 2.4 GHz radio transmission for wireless master TTL control over NAS-compatible flash units such as the Di700A. This unit is compatible with Micro Four Thirds cameras that utilize TTL metering and offers a triggering range of up to 98'. Also, it features eight channels and three groups for setting up numerous flashes with different settings and modes, all from the commander unit.

    High-speed sync is supported with a maximum sync speed of 1/8000 second along with compatibility for 1st & 2nd curtain sync modes. The zoom setting of the flash can also be manually adjusted from 24-200mm, along with the power from 1/1 to 1/128. The Air 1 features a color LED control panel to view settings and make adjustments as well as an AF assist beam for focusing in low light conditions. Additionally, it runs on 2 AAA batteries.

    Capable of firing flash at a rate of 10 flashes per second
    Battery life of about 3000 flashes
    Exposure compensation support from -2 to +2 EV in 1/2 EV steps
    AF assist light has range of 2.3 - 19.7'
    UPC: 855747005449
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • BM-02 Battery Magazine for Di700 Flash
  • Flash Stand
  • Soft Case
  • Limited 2-Year USA Warranty
  • Limited 2-Year USA Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Di700A Flash for Micro Four Thirds Cameras
    Mount Shoe
    Guide No. 177.17'  / 54 m ISO 100 at 200 mm Position
    Exposure Control Four Thirds TTL, Manual
    Vari-Power 1/1 - 1/128
    Bounce Head -7 to +90°
    Swivel Head 360°
    Coverage 16 - 200 mm (Full Frame)
    Zoom Head Full Frame: 24 - 200 mm
    Off-Camera Terminal 3.5 mm, PC
    Recycle Time Approximately 0.1 - 4 Seconds
    Flash Duration 1/800 - 1/30000 sec
    Flash-Ready Indicator Yes
    Compensation -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/2 EV steps)
    Slave Timing Modes Instant Sync
    Skip Preflash
    Wireless Operation Method: RF
    Distance: Up to 98.43' / 30 m
    Wireless Communication Channels 8 Channels
    Wireless Groups 3 Groups
    Power Source 4x AA Batteries
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.5 x 3.0 x 4.5" / 140.0 x 75.0 x 115.0 mm
    Weight 13.40 oz / 380 g without batteries
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.4 x 3.8 x 3.3"
  • Air 1 Commander for Micro Four Thirds Cameras
    Wireless
    Channels 8
    Groups 3
    Wireless Range 98' / 30 m
    Radio Frequency 2.4 GHz
    General
    Control Modes Manual, TTL
    EV Range 2 (1/2 Increments)
    Flash Interval 10 Flashes per Sec
    Sync Speed 1/8000 Sec
    Power Settings 1/1 to 1/128
    Mounting
    Bottom Mount Hot Foot
    Electrical
    Battery Type 2 x AAA
    Physical
    Dimensions 2.6 x 2.4 x 2.2" / 65 x 60 x 55 mm (Transmitter)
    Weight 1.9 oz / 53.9 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.8 x 2.7 x 1.7"

Nissin Di700A reviews

Di700A Flash Kit with Air 1 Commander for Micro Four Thirds Cameras is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Frustrating but ultimately amazing Flash Kit How complicated can a Flash be? Well, without any sort of directions or manuals, it definitely can be! My initial impression was that I received a lemon. The flash would work intermittently, would fire for awhile, but would stop working after changing modes, powering off, etc. I ordered this kit plus an extra Di700A flash, so I was alarmed to see both flashes were acting sporadic. Switching between my Panasonic G7 and G85 did not change anything. This was until I came to the solution due to my frustration... I was so frustrated that I jammed the flash real quick and a lot harder than I wanted to into the hot shoe, and I noticed a very different tactile sensation as it clicked in. To my amazement, neither flash exhibited the sporadic issues when inserted like this. Just to be sure (since at this point I was ready to return everything) I reinserted the flash not as hard (but not soft either) and sure enough sporadic issues. Both the G7 and G85 bodies need this stronger than normal insert for the Di700A to work properly, and with practice I have found the proper strength to insert it to work properly without fearing I am damaging either the flash or my camera. Now for the second frustration... Nothing in the instructions ever mentioned that HSS will be disabled if the flash not in a 90 degree angle (e.g. flash facing forward). Since I tend to point the flash up and bounce it off the ceiling and walls, HSS would never work. To complicate things more, using the Air commander allows you to have the flash point upwards and still work! After going through trial and error on my own (since the manual is so basic) I can finally enjoy and use this flash kit properly. I hope this helps other people, because it is actually a very good flash especially in TTL mode! I almost returned it due to horrible directions and lack of detail on its features...
Date published: 2017-07-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It works as advertised, but heavy and plasticky. The flash works according to specification. TTL and radio communication work great. It is basically the only solution available for micro four thirds which allows radio and TTL pairing between camera and flash. Unluckily, there are two things I really don't like about it: 1) The flash is really heavy, and it wobbles a bit on top of my Olympus OMD EM5 II, making the entire experience of carrying the flash on top of the camera pretty unpleasant. Moreover the entire camera feel really unbalanced with the flash on top of it. 2) The flash is pretty plasticky.
Date published: 2017-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sheer awesome! My first venture into off camera flash has been amazing with the Nissin system. Simple to operate. Allows me to adjust each flash output remotely on camera. I plan on getting the compatable i40 for on camera use w/ my small camera and still be able to add use it off camera if needed. A win for micro four thirds.
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I would purchase again but hot shoe is too tight I previously purchased a Di700A flash kit for my Sony 6500. I found that it was very difficult because of the tightness of flash hotshoe fit to put on and take off the flash unit. I purchased a second Di700A unit for my panasonic gx85 and was hoping that the second flash unit would not be as difficult to put on/off. Unfortunately, it also was extremely difficult. I worry that I might damage the camera hot shoe. One great feature is that the Sony A1 controller can control both flash units. Similarly , the Panasonic A1 can talk to either off the camera flash units.
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for mFT Excellent off camera flash for my mFT cameras. Easy to setup and use. Doesn't encumber the use of the camera unlike other bulky systems. Build quality is top notch. Expandable for future growth.
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It is just AWESOME! Works like a charm with my Panasonic G85. Wireless TTL and HSS. The flash unit is nice and the quality of light is amazing for this price!
Date published: 2017-04-07
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