Di866_en_mainDi866 Nomenclature & Specification


Tired of your flash no longer working whenever a new camera comes onto the market ? A firmware upgrade service is available for the Di866 professional, which provides a service terminal to upload the latest software. A charge for the firmware update service will apply, varying depending on the area. Please check at your local dealer for details about the update service.


Please check the compatibility chart.


Color and Auto Rotate Display bears simple and user friendly features of our design concept
En01 The Color Display will automatically follow camera angle in different position and six icons interface gives user friendly operation and representing different menus – Auto, TTL, Manual/Av, Multi, Wireless TTL (Master/Remote) and Customer Setting.

Various Functions – TTL, Manual/Av, Multi Flash
En02 TTL: Supporting Canon E-TTL, E-TTL II and Nikon i-TTL. Flash light is automatically controlled by the camera but the flash exposure value can be compensated.
Manual: Flash power can be adjusted manually at 22 levels, from full power to 1/128 power at every 1/3 stops. The appropriate distance to the subject is shown in the display in accordance with the aperture value set on the camera.
Av priority: The flash light can be automatically controlled by the photo sensor built-in the flash unit instead of TTL metering. The F. Stop can be set from F1.4~F16. The distance at the F-stop set on the flash and camera is shown in the display.
Multi Flash: The power ratio can be set from 1/8 to 1/128.

The best solution for off camera flash technique
En03 The Di866 Wireless TTL system support Canon E -TTL/ E-TTL II and Nikon i-TTL. Di866 can be used jointly with Canon and Nikon original flash as either Master and Remote (Slave).
The Di866 also supports digital (pre-flash system) and analogue (film type camera’s flash and/or studio flash under both of Manual and Av. priority mode.
Multi-Flash: Repeating flash for multi-exposure image in one frame.
The power ratio can be set from 1/8 to 1/128.

Enjoy flash shooting with more features

04 The Di866 provides an extra small flash below the main flash. This small flash gives a fill-in light while bouncing the main flash. Bouncing the light may shadow the underside of face, and this fill-in flash brightens up the shadow.

Auto Zoom
08 Auto Zoom covers 24~105mm focal range. Light diffusing panel covers wide 18mm (35mm format)

05 TTL exposure level is accurately calibrated for standard balance in accordance with Nissin’s standard. If any adjustment is however required, or if you like to set your own preferable level, it can be adjust for about + _ 3Ev. by every 1/3 step.

Quick Loading Battery Magazine
06 The Di866 has battery magazine system same as Di466. 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.

External Service Box
External Power Pack Socket – Di866 supports Nissin Power Pack PS 300.
X terminal – Di866 has X-terminal socket for flash synchronization.
USB Service Port – Di866 provides a USB port to update the latest firmware.

Rear curtain sync and High speed shutter
11 In Rear curtain sync., the flash fires just before the rear curtain closed. By using this function at slow shutter speed, a moving subject will appear with such moving
marks behind.
High speed sync. is recommended for daylight flash photography.

10 Flash head tilts up to 90°and rotates horizontally 90°to the right and 180°to the left.

09 Fill-in reflector and Light diffusing panel installed

Di866 Nomenclature & Specification