Interesting little critter. Costs US$85 by itself, US$130 when bundled
with a transmitter. I had been interested in the Canon 540 for a while, but it
was large, heavy, and expensive. A simple Yinyan CY-20 with a tilt head for
less than $20 turned out to be useful, more so than an Olympus T-20.
>Some 3rd party flashes for the petite mirrorless bodies look very
>attractive. This guy is only a tad over 80 bucks and has built in
>wireless transmitter and receiver--does HSS too!
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro
- Hunter S. Thompson
>From: Mike Gordon via olympus <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Aug 10, 2017 5:17 PM
>Subject: [OM] News flash
>Godox is sold as Flashpoint at Adorama--identical as far as one can tell.
>GN is 36M despite it only holds 2 batteries. Nissin i40 which costs 3 times
>more, and has 4 batteries, Guide is 40M.
>The cool transmitter sold separately thoughtfully also has a hot shoe. The
>Nissin i40 recycle time is better of course. The Nissin system can trigger
>cross system TTL flash with the proper receiver--very cool. Canon flash to be
>triggered TTL for Oly--no problemo.
>It can also change TTL to manual equivalence at a push of a button which can
>than be remotely adjusted as to avoid the vagaries of repeat TTL metering.
>The i40 at least is much more finicky to keep in HSS mode as it has to be
>retold to do so every time the head is adjusted.
>Hard to beat the price/power/capability of the cute Godox/Flashpoint. Reviews
>seem good on FM. The flashes seem much more economical than any other trigger
>system I have seen including the newish radiopoppers.
>I know Dr. Flash would have an opinion.
>Student of and missing Dr. Flash, Mike
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