Rollei Flash Unit 56

  • Dual mode – the flash is compatible with Canon and Nikon cameras
  • Guide number 56 (ISO 100, 180 mm)
  • High speed synchronisation up to 1/8.000 sec.
  • TTL Flash mode
  • Manual mode
  • Master/Slave mode
  • FEB (flash bracketing)
  • Strobe flash mode
  • Rear-curtain synchronisation

Rollei 56 Flash Unit

Canon- and Nikon-branded SLR cameras are especially popular among pro photographers, and the first thing to consider for a premium camera accessory is typically the make-or-break question “Canon or Nikon?” But with the new range of Rollei flashes, our answer is simply: “Both!” Both the Rollei 58 Flash Unit and the Rollei 56 Flash Unit introduced here offer a sophisticated “dual mode”, which is precisely calibrated to the standards prescribed by these two leading camera makers. This mode makes it particularly easy to use any Canon- or Nikon-branded camera for flash shooting.

Powerful and highly versatile

Apart from extended compatibility, the Rollei 56 Flash Unit comes with features that meet all of the requirements for a modern, high-performance flash. Offering a 56 guide number (ISO 100, 180 mm), the unit can be used both as a master and slave flash, while the stand included in the accessories means the unit is easy to set up within the infrared range (up to 30 m indoors and up to 15 m outdoors). Flash bracketing, use as a stroboscope and numerous TTL flash modes mean the unit can be used for a wide range of applications. After firing, the unit takes just 2.9 seconds to recharge for the next flash-assisted shot.

Spontaneous or set-piece shooting – the choice is yours

With a vertically- and horizontally-tiltable reflector plus on-flash diffuser, the flash unit can be used to generate a variety of lighting situations even in the same location, while four slave channels and three slave groups are also available if you need to orchestrate a more complex lighting setup. Power is supplied by 4 standard AA batteries or NiMH rechargeable batteries. High-speed flash synchronisation of up to 8 thousandths of a second gives you the freedom you need to capture the magic of the moment.


Width 7.5 cm
Height 20 cm
Depth 5.7 cm
Weight 375 g
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