The new generation of Power Pack - PS8
Lightweight | Compact | Multi-functional
TOKYO 8th Feb 2013, Nissin Japan Ltd. announced today the "Nissin Power Pack PS 8”. The new features provide more power, faster charging time and affordable price for professional photographers.
■ Compact & Lightweight
The core boosting circuit of Nissin Power Pack PS 8 has been redesigned to reduce the heat, compare with previous model, it now uses a high-strength plastic instead of a metal housing for the body. Because of this, the size is now more compact while maintaining the high-performance at the same time. (*1) In Addition, the belt buckles and shoulder strap are including into the packing for convenient use at any time.
■ Quick-loading battery cartridge
The Nissin Power Pack PS 8 has a new exclusive battery cartridge design. In addition to greatly increasing the battery capacity, the new battery design helps to decrease the overall weight. Another feature is the quick-loading battery cartridge design. It is the first time Nissin has introduced it on the external power pack. The efficiency of the new Nissin PS 8 is a great advantage for the working professional by significantly increasing the bumber of flashes per charge over the previous model.
■ New features
(1) Battery level indication LED
The new LED indication lamp located at the top of the body turns green after being fully charged. When the battery level is less than or equal to 30%, it turns from “green” to “red” and the LED beings “blinking red”, this indicates that the battery is nearly discharged. Please replace a new battery as soon as possible.
(2) USB socket
With the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablet devices, photographers often have to carry back-up power stations for these devices. The intimate design of Nissin Power Pack PS 8, provides a USB charging socket which supports DC 5V 2A output. It can be a fast charging device for Image data transfer or others like smartphones and tablet devices in case of any emergency. (*2)
(*1) Nissin Power Pack PS300 Size:185(H) x 105(W) x 34(D) mm, Weight : 761g (with Ni-MH battery pack)
Nissin Power Pack PS 8 Size 169(H) x 95(W) x 34(D) mm, Weight :710g，about 18% smaller than PS300
(*2) Applicable to Pentax with power cord for Nissin PS300
(*3) The maximum output current is 2A, in general can provide two times charging for iPhone and iPad charged to about 40%.(with new battery pack)
(4) The size is including prominent parts