[BUY] Nissin Speedlite Di866 Professional Flash for Canon or Nikon Digital SLR Cameras Review

The Nissin Di866 Professional Speedlite is a high tech flash for your Digital SLR Camera. The Di 866 Pro Speedlite by Nissin provides two versions for either Nissin or Nissin SLR camera users. The Nissin Di866 Professional Speedlite Flash has the world's first color and auto rotation display screen that bears simple and user friendly features. Nissin 's original feature "MY TTL" provides adjustable TTL from default level. This professional flash gives the highest G.No. 60 (ISO100 in meter at 105mm) and FP flash function synchronizes to all high speed shutter. A special design of quick loading "Battery Magazine" allows the user to change the Digital Camera Accessories in 2 seconds without taking off from camera. Other features include Wireless TTL which is the best solution for off camera multi-flash technique.

The Nissin Di866 Professional Speedlite Flash is available in the following models:

  • ND866C: Nissin Speedlite Di866 for Canon EOS Digital Cameras:
    • 1D Mark IV / 1D Mark III / 1D Mark II N / 1D Mark II
    • 5D Mark II / 7D
    • 5D
    • 50D / 40D / 30D / 20D / 10D
    • 550D(Rebel T2i) / 500D(Rebel T1i) / 450D(Rebel XSi) / 400D(Rebel XTi) / 350D(Rebel XT) / 300D(Rebel X)
    • 1000D(Rebel XS)
    • PowerShot G7 / G9 / G10 / G11 / S5 IS / SX1 IS / SX10 IS / SX20 IS
  • ND866N: Nissin Speedlite Di866 for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras:
    • D3X / D3s / D3 / D2Xs
    • D700 /D300s / D300 / D200 / D90 / D80 / D70s / D70
    • D3000 / D5000 / D60 / D50 / D40X / D40
    • Fuji FINEPIX S5 Pro

RATING
96.75 /100
  • Design

    Excellent

  • Performance

    Excellent

  • Value for money

    Excellent

  • Feature

    Excellent

Specifications for Nissin Speedlite Di-866 Pro Flash for Canon or Nikon:

Usable camera: CANON digital camera, NIKON digital camera
Guide Number (ISO100): 60m, 198ft. (105mm), 40m, 132ft. (35mm)
Focal length Coverage: 24~105mm (18mm with wide angle diffuser)
Power Source: 4 x AA battery
Recycle Time: 0.1-5.5 sec. (Alkaline, NiMH)
Number of Flashes: 150-1500 times
Flash Duration: Manual mode 1/300 (Full Power) , TTL mode 1/300-1/30000 sec.
Energy Saving:
Auto power off Off, 10, 15, 30, 45, 60 mins
Stand-by mode 30 sec.
Display off Display screen switch off
Color Temperature: 5600K
Flash Power Control System:
Full Auto E-TTL, E-TTL II (for Canon), i-TTL (for Nikon), Ev compensation adjustment on camera
TTL E-TTL, E-TTL II (for Canon), i-TTL (for Nikon), Advanced Ev compensation, Manual zoom, Sub-flash allowed
Auto Aperture Flash F1.4-F16 (ISO100), 1/3 Ev steps, Advanced Manual zoom, Sub-flash allowed
Manual Power Full-1/128, 1/3Ev steps, Advanced Manual zoom, Sub-flash allowed
Multi-flash Frequency-90Hz, 1-90 times, Power 1/8-1/128
Wireless Remote flash Slave:
Slave Digital Slave / Film & Studio Slave, Advanced Sub-Flash Allowed
Wireless TTL Master / Remote, 4 Channels, 3 Groups (A, B, C), Modes: Off/ TTL/ Manual, TTL Flash Ratio Adjustable
Ev Compensation on flash: -0.3 - +3.0, 1/3Ev steps
My TTL setting: -0.3 - +3.0, 1/3Ev steps
Bounce Function: Upward 90 degree, Left 90 degree, Right 180 degree
Sub-flash: Manual Full - 1/8, 1Ev steps
FE/FV Lock: FEL OR * Button for Canon, AE-L OR AF-L for Nikon
Rear curtain sync.: Yes
High speed sync.: Yes
Red eye reduction mode for Nikon: Yes
Slow sync. mode for Nikon: Yes
Red eye reduction mode + Slow sync. mode for Nikon: Yes
AF assist light distance: 0.7-10m
Operation Control mode: Color Display (Auto Rotation)
Firmware Update Terminal: USB
X terminal: Yes
External power pack socket: Nissin Power Pack PS-300, Canon original pack, Nikon original pack (except Nikon SD-9)
Accessories: Soft Pouch, Flash Stand with Tripod screw
Dimension: 134 x 74 x 110 mm
Weight: 380gr. w/o battery

Features of Nissin Speedlite Di 866 Professional Flash for Canon or Nikon:

  • Sub-Flash
  • Auto Zoom
  • My TTL
  • Quick Loading Battery Magazine
  • External Service Box
  • Rear curtain sync and High speed shutter
  • Flash head tilts up to 90° and rotates horizontally 90° to the right and 180° to the left
  • Fill-in reflector and Light diffusing panel installed

1-Nissin Speedlite Di866 Professional Flash for Canon or Nikon Digital SLR Cameras
2-Nissin Speedlite Di866 Professional Flash for Canon or Nikon Digital SLR Cameras

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Alf - Add Reply

I have been very pleased with this flash and the ease of changing settings and use. I like the fact that when you rotate the camera the flash display rotates. Pros: Cost, easy to use, lightweight Cons: none yet

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