Nissin i40 for Fujifilm comes in October

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Nissin i40 for Fujifilm comes in October
Apr 10, 2014

The i40 flash from Nissin will be available for my X-T1 in October;)

http://www.nissindigital.com/2014/02/new-products-compact-flash-nissin-i40.html

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Re: Nissin i40 for Fujifilm comes in October
In reply to Sabud, Apr 10, 2014

Sabud wrote:

The i40 flash from Nissin will be available for my X-T1 in October;)

http://www.nissindigital.com/2014/02/new-products-compact-flash-nissin-i40.html

That looks pretty cool, actually.

Bring it on!

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Sabud wrote:

The i40 flash from Nissin will be available for my X-T1 in October;)

http://www.nissindigital.com/2014/02/new-products-compact-flash-nissin-i40.html

I have read the recent news article on DPR here:

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/04/03/kenro-launches-nissin-i40-compact-flash-with-video-light?utm_campaign=internal-link&utm_source=news-list&utm_medium=text&ref=title_0_28

The article does mention the lash becoming available for Fuji at a later time.

However the Nissin spec sheet you linked to does not even mention Fuji as system for which they will make the flash unit available.

So, my questionis: what is the source of your information regarding availability.

The flash unit actually looks great to me too.

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Just wondering why Fuji does not create its own Speedlite (commensurate with the quality of their lenses) with a high guide no.?  I've committed to Fuji gear, but this is an irritating exclusion.

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I hoped they would relase it sooner, I am waiting for a decent flash (system) for the Fuji..oktober is a long time waiting, maybe Fuji itself will come with a new range of flashes...

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Red Boar wrote:

Just wondering why Fuji does not create its own Speedlite (commensurate with the quality of their lenses) with a high guide no.? I've committed to Fuji gear, but this is an irritating exclusion.

I think they are aware of their deficiencey regarding flashes. I have read in an interview somewhere (perhaps even on DPR) that they are working on it. No timing or specific products were mentioned as I recall.

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RVO wrote:

I hoped they would relase it sooner, I am waiting for a decent flash (system) for the Fuji..oktober is a long time waiting, maybe Fuji itself will come with a new range of flashes...

I have been using both the EF-20 and the EF-42. The EF-42 is actually usable and can produce great results. But it's no Nikon SB-700. (let alone SB-800).

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Re: Nissin i40 for Fujifilm comes in October
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Peter Jonas wrote:

Sabud wrote:

The i40 flash from Nissin will be available for my X-T1 in October;)

http://www.nissindigital.com/2014/02/new-products-compact-flash-nissin-i40.html

I have read the recent news article on DPR here:

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/04/03/kenro-launches-nissin-i40-compact-flash-with-video-light?utm_campaign=internal-link&utm_source=news-list&utm_medium=text&ref=title_0_28

The article does mention the lash becoming available for Fuji at a later time.

However the Nissin spec sheet you linked to does not even mention Fuji as system for which they will make the flash unit available.

In the right margin under "Products", click on i40 which will provide more information including this statement:

For Canon , Nikon , Sony DSLR Sytem (Compatible MI Metal Hot Shoe), 4/3, Fujifilm Mirrorless System*

* Sony DSLR Sytem, 4/3, Fujifilm Mirrorless version coming soon.

So, my questionis: what is the source of your information regarding availability.

The flash unit actually looks great to me too.

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woodographer wrote:

Peter Jonas wrote:

Sabud wrote:

The i40 flash from Nissin will be available for my X-T1 in October;)

http://www.nissindigital.com/2014/02/new-products-compact-flash-nissin-i40.html

I have read the recent news article on DPR here:

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/04/03/kenro-launches-nissin-i40-compact-flash-with-video-light?utm_campaign=internal-link&utm_source=news-list&utm_medium=text&ref=title_0_28

The article does mention the lash becoming available for Fuji at a later time.

However the Nissin spec sheet you linked to does not even mention Fuji as system for which they will make the flash unit available.

In the right margin under "Products", click on i40 which will provide more information including this statement:

For Canon , Nikon , Sony DSLR Sytem (Compatible MI Metal Hot Shoe), 4/3, Fujifilm Mirrorless System*

* Sony DSLR Sytem, 4/3, Fujifilm Mirrorless version coming soon.

Thank you. Some more detailed info there. Very useful.

So really, we should be linking the product page for this unit:

http://www.nissindigital.com/i40.html

I still cannot see how the OP figured it was coming in October.

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Re: Nissin i40 for Fujifilm comes in October
In reply to Peter Jonas, Apr 10, 2014

Peter Jonas wrote:

Sabud wrote:

The i40 flash from Nissin will be available for my X-T1 in October;)

http://www.nissindigital.com/2014/02/new-products-compact-flash-nissin-i40.html

I have read the recent news article on DPR here:

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/04/03/kenro-launches-nissin-i40-compact-flash-with-video-light?utm_campaign=internal-link&utm_source=news-list&utm_medium=text&ref=title_0_28

The article does mention the lash becoming available for Fuji at a later time.

However the Nissin spec sheet you linked to does not even mention Fuji as system for which they will make the flash unit available.

So, my questionis: what is the source of your information regarding availability.

The flash unit actually looks great to me too.

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Hello,

Sent a mail to Nissin Digital (through the website) and had the answer today. October!

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Sabud wrote:

Peter Jonas wrote:

Sabud wrote:

The i40 flash from Nissin will be available for my X-T1 in October;)

http://www.nissindigital.com/2014/02/new-products-compact-flash-nissin-i40.html

I have read the recent news article on DPR here:

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/04/03/kenro-launches-nissin-i40-compact-flash-with-video-light?utm_campaign=internal-link&utm_source=news-list&utm_medium=text&ref=title_0_28

The article does mention the lash becoming available for Fuji at a later time.

However the Nissin spec sheet you linked to does not even mention Fuji as system for which they will make the flash unit available.

So, my questionis: what is the source of your information regarding availability.

The flash unit actually looks great to me too.

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Peter Jonas

Hello,

Sent a mail to Nissin Digital (through the website) and had the answer today. October!

Thank you. Very useful information.

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Peter Jonas

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In reply to Sabud, Apr 10, 2014

I spoke to the USA distributor and they informed me mid June for the Fuji mount availability and I pre ordered one with Berger Bros. I hope they are right and the add is wrong. I really don't wish to wait that long.

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SaltLakeGuy wrote:

I spoke to the USA distributor and they informed me mid June for the Fuji mount availability and I pre ordered one with Berger Bros. I hope they are right and the add is wrong. I really don't wish to wait that long.

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Same here!

I don't want to wait that long for this flash!

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Re: Nissin i40 for Fujifilm comes in October
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What's the advantage over the EF-42?

Doesn't it cost about $100 more?

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HomoSapiensWannaBe wrote:

What's the advantage over the EF-42?

Doesn't it cost about $100 more?

Mainly size I think.

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HomoSapiensWannaBe wrote:

What's the advantage over the EF-42?

Size, video led light, control setup, maybe build quality.

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The EF-42 does NOT act as a slave. The i40 WILL. Also the controls are leagues ahead on the i40 as is the build quality no doubt. The metal mount instills a bit more confidence as well. The EF-42 is just a cheap SunPak. I tried one and after having used Canon and Nikon's offerings over the years I just couldn't go there.

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The EF-42 does NOT act as a slave. The i40 WILL. Also the controls are leagues ahead on the i40 as is the build quality no doubt. The metal mount instills a bit more confidence as well. The EF-42 is just a cheap SunPak. I tried one and after having used Canon and Nikon's offerings over the years I just couldn't go there.

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Hi Speed Sync, a real asset when using fill flash at large apertures to blur the background.  I have a outdoor session tomorrow, and I am going to  have to haul around Canon gear in the event I need to use fill flash.

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Jim Cassatt wrote:

Hi Speed Sync, a real asset when using fill flash at large apertures to blur the background. I have a outdoor session tomorrow, and I am going to have to haul around Canon gear in the event I need to use fill flash.

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This is one of the biggest drawbacks to the FUjifilm X system. Bright outdoor event photography with fill flash is pretty precluded without resorting to filters.

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