Phottix’s new Mitros TTL flash should be shipping soon for Canon systems. The Mitros TTL speedlight was announced back at Photokina and claims “do everything you expect a top-of-the-line TTL flash to do. Functions include built-in IR triggering with Master and Slave modes, AF assist light, auto/manual zooming flash head, all with fast recharge times. The Phottix Mitros TTL Flash includes a USB port for firmware upgrades and a 3.5mm Sync port.”
Phottix Mitros TTL Flash Key Features
- E-TTL, M, Multi modes
- High Speed Sync and Rear Curtain Sync
- Guide Number of 58
- Auto/Manual Flash Head Zoom w/ 180° rotation and 97° tilt
- FEC: Manual and Bracketed
- 0.1-2.5s Recycle Times
- IR Wireless Trigger w/ Master and Slave mode
- Powered by 4 AA batteries
- Port for External Battery Pack
- 3.5mm Sync Port
- USB Port for Updgrades
The Phottix Mitros TTL flash retails for $349, which is substantially cheaper than the Canon 580EX II at $489 that it has its sights on. The Phottix Mitros TTL flash should be available soon at Amazon, Adorama and the Phottix store.
There are several solid deals to be had on Nikon DSLRs right now – including the D600, D7000 and D800. Max savings is up to $950. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.
The Nikon DSLR instant rebates for bundles with lenses and speedlights expire February 2.
Check out the video above a quick overview of the Lastolite Strobo line of lighting modifiers for hotshoe flashes from PhotoPlus 2012.
B&H has its Impact Digital Flash Umbrella Kit for $69.95 (reg. $98.95) for the rest of the month. This kit includes two 32″ umbrellas, two 8′ light stands and two shoe-mount flash brackets.
This is a great little kit that I’ve personally had for several years (and I paid $100 for it). If you need a cheap off-camera mount solution for your speedlights, this is a great deal. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
B&H has the Westcott 43″ Apollo Orb Speedlite kit for $99.95 (reg. $149.95) as one of its Cyber Monday deals. The kit includes an 8′ stand, a mount with a cold shoe and the 43″ Apollo Orb octobox. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
B&H has a range of Vello speedlight modifiers for 30% off. Several of these modifiers are in the $10-$15 range. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.