Nissin MG10 High Powered (165 w/s) Pro Flash + Air 10s Commander Kit

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A Powerful Multi-Purpose Flash for Event Photographers, On or Off-Camera

The Nissin MG10 is a powerful (GN 80, 165 w/s) multi-purpose flash designed for professional wedding and event photographers. 

The versatile MG10 can be quickly attached to a light stand for off-camera lighting using its built-in 1/4-20 thread, or mounted to your camera using the included quick release ‘L’ bracket when on-camera flash is required. The lightweight magnesium alloy ‘L’ bracket enables height adjustment and mounting to camera left or right.

The Nissin MG10 incorporates a remote shutter release into the flash grip, allowing remote wireless camera triggering.

Superior Heat Resistant Design and Materials

The Nissin MG10 delivers professional power (GN 80 meters, 165 w/s) and uncompromising rapid-fire performance. Its design incorporates venting for rapid heat dissipation, heat resistant components and materials, and dual quartz flash tubes to support continuous high power flashes.

Ultra Fast Recycle Time with External Battery Pack or Li-on Batteries

Connect the Nissin MG10 to the Nissin PS8 external battery pack (not included) when ultra fast 1.5 second recycle times are required for high volume wedding and event photography.

High capacity 26650 lithium-ion batteries (not included) can also be used to power the Nissin MG10.  These high capacity lithium-ion batteries deliver fast 2.8 second recycle times without the inconvenience of carrying the additional weight of an external battery pack.

Nissin's patented variable battery system also accommodates standard AA batteries (not included) when high performance flash recycle times are not needed.  Use of AA batteries to power the MG10 delivers 3.5 second recycle times for full-power shots.

High-Speed Sync (HSS) to 1/8000

The Nissin MG10 is high-speed sync (HSS) capable to 1/8000 second when shooting in TTL or Manual mode (1/1 to 1/32 power).

HSS gives you the freedom to shoot with larger apertures when a shallow depth of field is desired, even when shooting in bright sunlight, i.e. f/2.8 up to 1/8000 second.

Wireless Radio Transmitter / Receiver

The Nissin MG10 features an 8 channel 2.4 Ghz wireless radio receiver that supports a range up to 300’ when paired with the wireless radio Nissin Air 10s Commander or Nissin MG80 Pro (set to Commander Mode).  When paired with the Nissin Air 1 Commander the MG10 supports a range up to 100’.

Premium Professional Build Quality

The Nissin MG10 was designed to be a multi-purpose on or off-camera workhorse for high volume wedding and event photographers. Its heat resistant design, heavy duty shell, and dual quartz flash tubes mean that the MG10 will keep helping to create images long after other flashes fail.

LED Modeling Light

The Nissin MG10 incorporates an 8 watt LED modeling light built into the flash head. When the MG10 is used off-camera, the modeling light can be controlled from the Nissin Air 10s Commander, or MG80 Pro (set to Commander Mode). 

Accessories Included with the Nissin MG10

Included with every Nissin MG10 is a quick-release camera mount bracket, lithium-ion battery magazine, AA battery magazine, professional ball head, and external diffuser.

Nissin MG10 Flash Compatibility

The Nissin MG10 must be controlled from a camera mounted Nissin Commander including the Nissin Air 1 Commander, Nissin Air 10s Commander, or Nissin MG80 Pro (set to Commander Mode).

Air 10s Wireless Controller / TTL Commander

Multi-Flash Control with an Easy-to-Use, Intuitive Interface

The Air 10s wireless controller incorporates a simple color LCD interface.  The easy-to-read screen allows photographers to seamlessly and quickly control a large group of flashes whether in a dark studio environment or in bright outdoor sun.

The Air 10s controller is capable of controlling flashes (i60A and Di700A) and receivers (Air R) as from up to 100 meters, even around obstacles.  The Air 10s is also equipped with a MicroSD card slot for firmware updates.

Air 10s Commander Specifications:

  • 2.4 GHz radio system
  • 8 groups
  • TTL/Manual
  • 100 meter range

How to Pair Nissin Air System Videos 

Nissin Air 10s Flash Compatibility

Nissin Air 10s radio wireless commanders are available for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, and Olympus/Panasonic Four-Thirds camera systems.

Please refer to the following Nissin compatibility chart for the latest camera compatibility information (pdf file).

Nissin Flash Compatibility (.pdf file)

Read more about Nissin Air System (NAS) Wireless

Nissin MG10 Specifications Table

Camera Compatibility

Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, Olympus/Panasonic (micro four-thirds) via wireless radio Nissin NAS Commander

Power / Guide Number at ISO 100 GN 80 at 200mm, GN 47.5 at 35mm, GN28 without external fresnel zoom, 165 w/s
Modeling Light 8W LED modeling light
TTL Exposure Control Canon E-TTL & E-TTL II, Nikon i-TTL, Sony ADI/PTTL
Exposure Compensation

TTL Mode: +/- 2EV compensation in 1/3 EV steps, Manual Mode: 1/1 to 1/256 in 1/3 EV steps

Flash Sync Modes

HSS (up to 1/8000 sec), 1st curtain & 2nd curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow shutter sync

Flash Zoom 24mm ~ 200mm with external fresnel zoom head, 18mm with wide angle diffuser attached
Flash Head Positions -7, ~ 90 degree Vertical, +/- 180 degree Horizontal
Flash Channels 8
Flash Groups 8
Wireless Radio NAS wireless radio receiver, 2.4 GHz ISM Band
Wireless Radio Range
Up to 100 meters
Power Source 2x 26650 Li-ion batteries 4000mAh or higher, 8xAA rechargeable batteries, Nissin PS8 Battery Pack, batteries are not included with the MG10
External Battery Pack Connects with Nissin PS8 Battery Pack, Sony cable (battery not included)
Flash Recycle Time 2.8sec with 2x 26650 Li-ion Batteries(not included), 3.5sec with 8xAA rechargeable batteries(not included), 1.5sec with PS8 + 2x Li-ion batteries(not included)
Number of Flashes (Approx.) 200 flashes with 8x AA 2200mAh rechargeable batteries, 500 flashes with 2x Li-on 5000mAh batteries
Flash Tube Type Dual heat resistant quartz flash tubes
Flash Duration 1/10000 ~ 1/167sec
Flash Tube Life 100,000 flashes
Light Stand Mount ¼'' - 20 UNC
On-Camera Bracket Mount Left or right hand mountable magnesium alloy 'L' bracket
Remote Shutter Release Wireless camera shutter release or via shutter release cable (not included)
Firmware Update User upgradable with Micro SD / SDHC
Dimensions 210mm(h) x 145mm(d) x 80mm(w)
Weight 975g / 34.4oz (without batteries)

About ExpoImaging:

ExpoImaging, creator of Rogue FlashBenders, is also the exclusive distributor of Nissin Digital Flashes in the USA and Canada.  Find more information at the Nissin Digital Official US website at