Flash head tilts up to 90 and rotates horizontally 90to the right and 180to the left.
Second, theres the power advantage more haynes car bodywork repair manual pronounced at 35mm with 40 : 36 guide number than at maximum tele where it stands 60 for Nissin versus 58 for Canon.
The Di866-II costs around 350 (check adorama, amazon ) whereas the previous version tends to be lower priced now.A master mode, high power and rich feature set is also found on the Metz 58 AF-2.Multi-Flash: Repeating flash for multi-exposure image in nero dolby digital 5.1 one frame.Now to the undocumented improvements: according to the same source, the flash is able now to combine wireless mode and high speed sync mode (FP sync in Canons terminology) which was not possible with the 1st gen Di866 flash as Ive been able to verify.But what you get is a very well thought through menu system which is easy and logical to navigate see the image for a screen of the Di-866 1 user interface.Please check at your local dealer for details about the update service.
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The high-sensitivity sensors, multi-lamp lighting can be performed easily at various locations.Its following the industry trend with this upgrade also Metz is using metal now, even Yongnuo switched over to a metal base plate in January of 2010.Sensor size zoom and allows fewer customization AF assist a bit simpler than Canon or Nikon pro flashes (despite dual-beam) Compatible Camera Bodies The following table provides an overview of camera compatibility of its digital TTL features in the Canon (ettl II) and Nikon (i-TTL).Now changing sides and looking at the feature advantage for Canon : the 580EX II flash head has full 360 degree swivel and close-up tilt of minus 7 degrees, plus slightly better wide angle coverage of 14mm (Nissin starts at 18mm only).This feature is not needed in normal use but comes handy if you attach a mini softbox, grid, or something else with some weight.USB Service Port Di866 Mark II provides a USB port to update the latest firmware.A convenient battery magazine provides all four AA-size batteries slot in the same direction, so that the batteries can be correctly inserted without fail even in the poor light condition.The Canon 580EX II, on the other hand, is extremely well built really a tank designed for professional use.Quick Loading Battery Magazine, the Di866 Mark II has battery magazine system same as Di866 professional and Di466.This small flash gives a fill-in light while bouncing the main flash.