Product Code: 1532546

Nissin MG8000 Extreme Flashgun - Canon Fit


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The Nissin MG8000 Extreme flashgun for Canon features the world's fastest “Machine Gun” strobe. Nissin has developed a new ceramic insulation for the inside of the gun as well as a unique quartz-based flash tube which ensures the unit remains cool, even in extreme use conditions. In testing, the MG8000 produces over 1000 full flashes without any fear of overheating; that's three times more than a general flash. The new unit boasts an impressive recycle time of just three seconds for the first 200 shots, and then five to seven seconds for subsequent frames. The main features of the MG8000 are a maximum guide number of 60 (ISO100, 105m), bounce and swivel head, rotating colour LCD screen E-TTL/E-TTLII metering, fill in flash, external power pack capability and USB connectivity for upgrades.

Advanced features

Extreme High Heat Resistance and Quartz Tube Design
High heat resistant materials and a quartz tube design significantly reduce the heat effects. In tests continuous firing of over 1000 full flashes has been acheived.

Wide Angle Flash Diffuser
The included Wide Angle Flash Diffuser is ideal for use with full frame digital SLR camera allowing you to cover a wider field of view and soften shadows.

Power Pack Option
The high-performance MG8000 can be used in conjuntion with the Nissin Power Pack PS300 or PS8 speeding up the recycling time.

Firmware Upgrades
A firmware upgrade service is available for the MG8000 Extreme via the included USB terminal.

Key features

Colour and Auto Rotate Display
The Colour LCD screen will automatically rotate and follow the camera angle in Landscape and Portrait modes and six user friendly icons (Auto, TTL, Manual/Av, Multi, Wireless TTL (Master/Remote) and Custom Setting) make operation straight forward and easy.

Functions – TTL, Manual/Av, Multi Flash
TTL: Supporting Canon E-TTL/E-TTL II or Nikon i-TTL/i-TTL-BL. The flash output is automatically controlled by the camera but the flash exposure value can be compensated manually.

Manual: Flash power can be adjusted manually across 22 levels, from full power to 1/128 power at 1/3 stops. The distance to the subject is shown in the display in accordance with the aperture value set on the camera.

Av priority: The flash output can be automatically controlled by the photo sensor built into the flash unit instead of TTL metering. The F. Stop can be set from F1.4~F16. The distance at the F-stop set on the flash and camera is shown in the display.

Multi Flash: The power ratio can be set from 1/8 to 1/128.

Off Camera Flash
The MG8000 Extreme Wireless TTL system supports both Canon and Nikon wireless TTL systems. The MG8000 Extreme can be used jointly with Canon and Nikon original flash as either Master or Remote (Slave).

The MG8000 Extreme also supports digital (pre-flash system) and analogue (film type camera’s flash and/or studio flash) in both Manual and Av. priority mode.

Multi-Flash: Repeating/strobe flash for multi-exposure image on one frame. The power ratio can be set from 1/8 to 1/128.

Fill-In Flash
The MG8000 Extreme provides an extra fill-in flash (GN12) situated just below the main flash. This small flash gives a fill-in light while bouncing the main flash. Bouncing the light may cast shadows on the underside of a subjects face, and this fill-in flash helps to remove them. The power ratio ofthe Fill-in Flash can be set from 1/1 to 1/128

TTL exposure levels are accurately calibrated for standard balance in accordance with Nissin’s standard. If however any adjustment is required, or if you like to set your own prefered level, it can be adjusted from +3Ev. to -3Ev. by 1/3 steps.

Quick Loading Battery Magazine
The MG8000 Extreme has the same battery magazine system as the Di866 Mark II and Di466 whereby all four AA-size batteries slot in the same direction, so that the batteries can be correctly and easily inserted even in poor light conditions.

External Power Pack Socket:
The MG8000 Extreme can be powered via the optional Nissin Power Pack PS300.

X terminal:
MG8000 Extreme has X-terminal socket for flash synchronization.

USB Service Port:
MG8000 Extreme provides a USB port to update the latest firmware.

Rear Curtain Sync and High Speed Shutter
In Rear Curtain Sync the flash fires just before the rear curtain closes. By using this function at a slow shutter speed, a moving subject will appear with blur/speed marks behind. High Speed Sync is recommended for daylight flash photography.

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Product Specification

Compatibility Canon
Coverage 24-105mm
Flash Metering E-TTL, E-TTL II
Included Accessories Wide Angle Diffuser, Stand
Maximum Guide Number 60
Power Source 4 x AA batteries or Optional PS300 Power Pack
Size (mm) 78 x 148 x 127
Weight (g) 416
Manufacturer Link Nissin
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Item Value (Cash Price) £280.00
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Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £280.00
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £10.96
Final Instalments £11.01
Total Amount Payable £394.61
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

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