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The MG8 is a high power (60GN, 83 w/s) advance strobe in the N.A.S., Nissin Air System. The flexible handgrip arrangement which can be used both left and right side with height level adjustment. Every single MG8 included a quick release mounting magnesium “L” bracket, AA battery magazine, Li-Ion battery magazine, ball head, filter holder and wide-angle diffuser. There is a shutter release button on top of the handle and standard adapter screw under the flash head for using in the studio shooting. It also fully supports Air 10s and Air 1 commander wirelessly.



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Above information is a test result record, it may be affected by equipment and environmental factors. 

(*) Those functions depend upon the camera model, available in compatible cameras only.

Design and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

Firmware update

MG8 Firmware update

Check the firmware version


Power off. Press and hold the "Power" and "Pilot" button for 5 seconds. The LED of "Pilot" button will blink. The version of firmware is equal to the number of the blink.

Preparation for update




A Micro SD/SDHC card and Card reader.


MG8 with
full charged batteries.

Firmware update steps


1 - Download the Firmware file to your computer.

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2 - Format your MicroSD card under FAT32 format. Copy firmware file to the card.


3 - Insert the card and switch MG8 on.


4 - The LED light will blink in orange then change into red light. Wait until the green light blinks, the update process completed.

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5 - Remove the card. Switch on MG8. Firmware update completed.

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