Hong Kong / Shenzhen, China: Yongnuo Photographic Equipment Co., Ltd. have today released their manual off-camera flashgun, the YN560, through their official outlets. It is available now from the HKYongnuoPhotoEquipment store on eBay for US$85.99 including international postage & packaging. Shipments are on their way to other international stockists (see Where to buy one, below).
- Specified guide number (GN) of 39 (at 35mm zoom setting)
- Manual power control, full power to 1/128 power in whole and 1/8 stops
- Electronic zoom head, 24-105mm
- Iso hot-shoe (triggers via centre pin)
- “Idiot lights” and ready beeps
- Prontor-Compur (PC) sync. port
- High voltage input (compatible with external battery packs for Canon)
- Two optical slave modes, including a TTL pre-flash ignore feature
- Full details and pictures…
- Comparison with the LumoPro LP160, Godox Sunpix SP46 and Phottix Foton UB-88
Where to buy one
- HKYongnuoPhotoEquipment on eBay – US$85.99 (1 year warranty)
- Other eBay sellers – from US$82 to US$110 (check warranties carefully)
- CotswoldPhoto (UK and EU) – £64.99 (1 year warranty)
If you know of another YN560 seller not mentioned, leave a comment below.