Press Release: Nissin Digital MG80 Pro Rapid-Fire Professional Wireless Shoe-Mount Flash Now Available in US from Distributor ExpoImaging

The Nissin MG80 Pro Flash Provides Professional Power, Rapid-Fire Flash Performance with High Heat Resistance Quartz Flash Tube Design, Unparalleled Battery Options, Including Lithium-ion and Traditional Alkaline Battery Flexibility, and Built-In Advanced Wireless Radio Commander and Slave Modes

Watsonville, CA - January 16, 2020 - Nissin Digital’s latest advanced photographic flash, the MG80 Pro, is now available in the United States and Canada through Nissin’s distributor, ExpoImaging. 

Superior High Power Rapid-Fire Heat Resistance - The Nissin MG80 Pro flash was designed with professional power (Guide Number of 60m at 200mm, 83 watt-seconds) and uncompromising rapid-fire flash performance.  The MG80 Pro incorporates a quartz flash tube and superior heat resistant design and materials, allowing for the high volume of continuous flashes demanded by wedding and event shooters.  The MG80 Pro also has a high power (8W) LED modeling light with a silent cooling system.

Patented Battery System Gives Choice of Lithium Ion, NiMH Rechargeable or Alkaline Batteries - Running out of power on a shoot is not an option for professional photographers.  The Nissin MG80 Pro’s patented “Wide Variety Battery System” enables photographers to choose from lithium ion, NiMH rechargeable batteries, or traditional AA alkaline batteries.  The high-capacity lithium ion battery option provides for long battery life and stable, fast recycling times as fast as 1.2 seconds (full power with li-ion batteries).

Advanced Nissin Air System (‘NAS’) Radio Wireless Commander Capability Built-In - The Nissin MG80 Pro incorporates Nissin’s advanced 2.4Ghz radio wireless triggering system, allowing complete remote control of NAS capable flashes in manual mode or in camera-system compatible TTL mode.  The MG80 Pro can act as a NAS Commander with its color-LCD screen showing instant information on power output for all connected flash groups, and its intuitive controls allow for quick settings changes.

A Professional Flash Perfect for Event and Location Portrait Shooters - The MG80 Pro’s robust heat resistance, flexible power options, including lithium ion battery support, and advanced wireless control system make MG80 Pro a natural choice for event and location portrait shooters.  The MG80 Pro is a well built all-day workhorse flash designed to achieve the results demanded by professional shooters in tough continuous shooting situations.  “No other flash on the market today has the MG80’s heat resistant design, flexible battery options and pro build quality, all at a lower price than other premium flashes,” points out ExpoImaging CEO Erik Sowder.

Premium Professional Grade Build Quality Supported by Nissin’s 2 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty - The MG80 Pro is built to withstand the rigors of professional use.  Every version of the MG80 Pro, including the Sony multi-interface shoe version, incorporates a metal hot shoe for increased durability.  Nissin Japan and ExpoImaging support the MG80 Pro with a limited US 2 year manufacturer’s warranty.

Pricing and Availability - The Nissin MG80 Pro Canon and Nikon and Sony compatible versions are available now at $549.95 via US distributor ExpoImaging ( Versions for Fujifilm and Olympus/Panasonic will follow in Spring, 2020.

About Nissin - Founded in 1959, Nissin Japan is a worldwide leader in electronic flash design and manufacturing. Nissin has consistently delivered exceptional flashes and flash accessories with state-of-the-art technology. Between 2013 and 2018, Nissin Digital has won four Technical Image Press Association (“TIPA”) awards for "Best Portable Lighting System" and two TIPA awards for "Best Lighting Accessory.”  Find more information about Nissin Digital products at

About ExpoImaging - Founded in 2004, ExpoImaging, Inc. markets, designs, manufactures and distributes innovative camera accessories to the photographic market. Based in Santa Cruz County, California ExpoImaging is a pioneer in developing white balance tools for digital photography and manufactures ExpoDisc White Balance Filters (  ExpoImaging also designs portable light modifiers for accessory flashes, including Rogue FlashBenders, Rogue Grid, and Rogue Flash Gels (, and distributes Nissin Digital flash and accessory products in the U.S. and Canada (  More information is available at