Photography is all about lighting. But Flashguns sometimes can be very confusing, so we have an excellent solutions for all the lighting problems. The latest Octopus OC-AF38 Non TTL Speedlite is the simply solutions for creative lighting effect use or as manual flash, This Flash can be bounce and swivel, it also with the added advantage of built in slave flash. This Speedlite is suitable for strobe use or use as a manual flash. This speedlite flash are using the latest technology (USRS) Ultra Silent Recharging system.
1. Power Management
(1)Switch to the ON, the flash will start charging (the charging indicator is dim). After several seconds, the charging indicator turns red and the flash is ready to shoot.
(2) For a test flash, press the test button. After use, press the ON/OFF to OFF to power off.
(3)If the red charging indicator lamp flickers in every 1s, it indicates low battery. In such case, the power will turn off automatically and you need to replace the batteries.
2. Power Control
(1)The flash unit has 8 steps of power output control, which indicated by 8pieces of LED light for different level. This speedlite flash are using the latest technology (USRS) Ultra Silent Recharging system.
(2)Press "+" to increase the flash power from 1/128, 1/64, 1/32, 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1/1.
Otherwise,press "-" to decrease the flash power.
3. M Mode
Press the MODE key to M Mode. In this mode, you can set the flash On to your camera hotshoe or speedlite trigger hot shoe to trigger the flash unit. When shooting, adjust the flash power and press the camera shutter, the flashlight will flash under the camera synchronous signal.
4. S1 Mode
(1)Press the MODE key to S1 Mode. The Mode is applicable for slave flash in order to
create many lighting effects. It is respectively applicable for manual flash environment.
(2)When the flash is S1 mode, it will fire synchronously when the master flash fires,
comparable with the effect by the use of radio trigger.
5. S2 Mode
Press the MODE key to S2 Mode. The mode is applicable for slave flash in order to
create many lighting effects. It is respectively applicable for TTL flash environment.The
flash unit won't flash synchronously with the first flash but the second flash from the
6. Power-saving Function
(1)To save battery power, the flash will enter stand-by state in about 30 minutes of idle
use.Press any button to wake it up.
(2)In S1/S2 mode, the flash will enter stand-by state in about 60 minutes of idle use.
Press any button to wake it up.
(3)In Power-saving mode, the charging indicator flickers in every 3 seconds.Other
Indicators are turned off.
7. Protection Function
(1)Protection in continuous flashes
To prevent the flash head from getting too hot and damage, please do not flash over 20
times when in power lever 1/2,1/1. Please cool down the flash unit for at least 10
minutes.The over-temperature protection function will be activated if you continue to flash after 20 times. In this state the charging time will turn to 10-25s. Please cool down the flash unit around 10 minutes and it will turn to normal state.
(2) Systematic over-temperature protection
When the inner circuit is over-heating, which indicates over use of the flash unit, the inner
circuit will shut down power automatically. The flash unit will turn to normal state after the
inner circuit is cooled down.
- Guide Number: GN38 (ISO 100)
- Vertical Rotation Angle: 0-90 Degrees
- Horizontal Rotation Angle: 0-270 Degrees
- Power: 4pcs AA Batteries (Alkaline/NI-MH)
- Duration: 100-1500 times (Depends on Flash mode)
- Output Control: 1/8 stop increment
- Color Temperature: 5600K-200k
Suitable for all Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, Pentax, Panasonic, Olympus, Sigma and other cameras that have standard Hotshoe mount and also suitable for all Flash Trigger in the market.
**Please contact us if you are not sure about your camera compatibility.