Royal Group International is releasing a number of new products including new lenses and flashes. The lenses including an 8mm aspherical ultra fisheye lens and an 85mm telephoto lens, both are come in Nikon and Canon mounts. They are also releasing a line of Opteka fisheye lenses. These include the The 7.5mm F/8 DG HD Fisheye, 9mm F/8 DG HD Fisheye and the 12mm F/7.4 DG HD Fisheye.
The Flashes come in three versions the DigitalMate DM130 electronic flash and the DigitalMate SB680/680EX and the SB780/780EDX. All three are TTL enabled.
For more information and specifications check out the press releases below.
Royal Group International has introduced two (2) new DigitalMate lenses. They are an 8mm Ultra Fisheye lens and an 85mm Telephoto lens. The lenses are available in Nikon and Canon mounts. They are both manual focus lenses with incredible sharpness.
Specifications: 8mm 85mm
Lens Construction: 10 Elements/7 Groups 10 elements/7 groups
Angle of View: 180° Diagonal 28.5 °
Filter Size: none 55mm
Lens Hood: Yes, Bayonet Yes, Screw on
Aperture Range: f/3.5-22 f/1.8-22
Mini. Focusing Distance: 1 foot 2.78 feet
Coating: 7 layer Multi-Coating 7 layer Multi-Coating
Length: 3.03” 2.7”
Weight: 15.1 oz. 13.4 oz.
Warranty: 5 years limited 5 years limited
Opteka has introduced 3 new super fisheye lenses from Japan. The 7.5mm F/8 DG HD Fisheye, 9mm F/8 DG HD Fisheye and the 12mm F/7.4 DG HD Fisheye are the perfect complement to any photographer’s collection.
Each lens has 12 layer multi-coating with 4 elements in 4 groups. The minimum focal distance is 12”. They are all manual focus lenses with crystal sharp Japanese optics! Each has a built-in lens hood. They are available for the following mounts:
7.5mm: Nikon 1 Mount
9mm: Micro 4/3 for Olympus and Panasonic
12mm: Sony-E Mount (NEX)
Royal Group International has introduced its new DigitalMate electronic flash. The DigitalMate DM130 is available in four (4) models for Nikon, (i-TTL), Canon, (E-TTL), Micro 4/3 and Sony Alpha / NEX cameras.
The DigitalMate DM130 has a Guide # of 130 feet. It Features an LCD, backlit screen and works fully TTL as well as manual and multi-flash.
Guide # 130 Feet
Flash Mode: TTL, M, Multi
Power: 2 AA
Recycle time: 0.2-6 sec.
Manual Control: 8 levels 1/1-1/128
EV Compensation: (-3) – (+3) in 18 increments
Hot shoe & USB
Weight: 7 oz.
Front & Rear Curtain Synch
LCD Display with Light
Metal Hot Shoe
Opteka has introduced its new line of DigitalMate products. The first of these are two (2) brand new electronic flash units which are available for both Nikon, (i-TTL), and Canon, (E-TTL), cameras.
The DigitalMate SB680 / 680EX has a Guide # of 255 feet, while the DigitalMate SB780 / 780EX has a Guide # of 301 feet. All other specifications are the same.
Circuit Design: Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT)
Flash Coverage: 18-180mm
Manual and Automatic Zoom
Rotating and tilting flash head
Flash Modes: TTL, Manual, FEB, Slave C/N, S1, S2, Multi
Wireless Trigger: Wireless induction flash lighting
Tilt Angle: -7 to 90 degrees
DPPmagRotation Angle: 0-180 degrees left and right
Slave Channel and Groups: 4 Communication Channels (1,2,3,4) 3 Groups (A,B,C)
Color Temperature: 5500k
Flash duration: 1/200 ~ 1/20000 second
Flash control: 1/128~1/1 Stop Length is 0.3EV, Total of 22 fine tune options
Peripheral interface: Hot shoe, PC port, External power port
Recycle Time: 2.9s at full output
Power: 4x AA Alkaline cell, Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery
Additional Functions: PC synchronization, Power saving mode, Overheating protection
Size: 7.87 x 2.9 x 2.2”
Weight: 13.2 oz.
Mini Flash Stand
Wide Angle Diffuser