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Old 27th of February 2012 (Mon)   #1
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Default Nissin di622 flash?

I just recently got back into photography after a two year stint, ie money issues ha ha, but I recently bought some gear and in it I got this nissin di622 flash.

Now I was going to buy back my old 540EZ last night but upon trying it out it just wasn't as good as I remembered and didn't work as well with the 500d. So I tried out the nissin and couldn't get over the simplicity of it.

Has anyone else used one? Or tried the mark 2 and it's method of hooking them up to other mk2 di622's?
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Old 27th of February 2012 (Mon)   #2
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Default Re: Nissin di622 flash?

My brother-in-law has the mk1, seemed good enough for regular on-camera use, but I have the mk2 version myself and would recommend that because of the added slave options, wireless and sync ports.
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Old 27th of February 2012 (Mon)   #3
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I just recently got back into photography after a two year stint, ie money issues ha ha, but I recently bought some gear and in it I got this nissin di622 flash.

Now I was going to buy back my old 540EZ last night but upon trying it out it just wasn't as good as I remembered and didn't work as well with the 500d. So I tried out the nissin and couldn't get over the simplicity of it.

Has anyone else used one? Or tried the mark 2 and it's method of hooking them up to other mk2 di622's?
i've used di622 II. what exactly is your question/problem?
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Old 27th of February 2012 (Mon)   #4
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Default Re: Nissin di622 flash?

Just wondering how ppl rate them is all? Thinking about getting a few mk2 for the slave and wireless features, just found the mk1 so easy to use
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Old 27th of February 2012 (Mon)   #5
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Just wondering how ppl rate them is all? Thinking about getting a few mk2 for the slave and wireless features, just found the mk1 so easy to use
mk ii is also easy to use. it has limitations as TTL slave since it always belongs to Group A Channel 1. it, however, is pretty good as an optical slave because it can ignore pre-flashes. overall, it is a solid flash IMHO.
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Old 27th of February 2012 (Mon)   #6
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you may also want to check out how di622 II compares to 430ex ii, which is a real good slave unit: Nissin Di622 II vs. Canon 430EX II


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Old 28th of February 2012 (Tue)   #7
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Seems that the canon is a little bit too over complicated tho with all it's settings
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Old 28th of February 2012 (Tue)   #8
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i have to say i do like the simplicity of the nissin, i had a 540ez flash and found it just too complicated with all its different settings, what triggers work for the nissin?
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Seems that the canon is a little bit too over complicated tho with all it's settings
Nissin is, indeed, easier to use.
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Old 29th of February 2012 (Wed)   #10
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i have to say i do like the simplicity of the nissin, i had a 540ez flash and found it just too complicated with all its different settings, what triggers work for the nissin?
I tried di622 with PW FlexTT5 and it worked flawlessly. I was able to achieve slightly higher sync speed with the Flex: 1/320 vs. the specified 1/250
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Old 29th of February 2012 (Wed)   #11
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Default Re: Nissin di622 flash?

Check out the Metz 50Af-1
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