Yongnuo Upgraded 2nd. Generation flash YN-560 II, we added some new function and changed the apprearance a little based on 1st. generation YN-560.
New added Features and function:
1), New LCD Display
We remove away from the battery of LEDs on the back panel to indicate vital information such as power level, zoom step and flash mode / slave mode, it's more clearly and directly.
2), New Multi Mode Function
YN560 II is the first Chinese full manual-flash with a multi mode. Multi mode is a second flash mode for YN-560 II, in addition to the full-manual mode “M”, and also in addition to the 2 full-manual slave modes “S1″ and “S2″ which can’t be combined with the multi-mode option.
Multi mode allows firing a series of rapid flashes with a shutter release to produce a stroboscopic effect in the resulting picture. It's often used to show different phases of movement of a BMX cyclist, skateboarder or gymnast, for example, or any other object traveling through the frame.
3), Power Low Indicator / Battery Warning
This feature can give you warning before it's too late, and not only after the power is out, it's also YONGNUO first full-manual flash with this function.
4), New Slave Sensor Cover Design
The flat, one-piece plastic screen has been replaced.
5), New Button Material
The Same Features as the 1st. generation YN-560
a), New Power zoom function:
You can push the button on the flash and make it covered focal length range from 24mm to 105mm.
b), Guide number: 58 at ISO100, 105MM
C), Slave function ( S1, S2 mode):
You just can use YN-460 and YN-460 II in indoor and at a very weak light, but for YN-560 II, you can use it in outdoor environment, and the wireless triggering distance is as around 15m.
d), Sound Indicator:
When the charging process is finished, the flash will give a tich sound, so you may concentrate on the creation process. ( The sound can be closed )
e), New Charging socket for external power pack:
You can charge this YN-560 II to meet the higher demand for charging recycle.
New PC synchronous port:
It's the 3.5mm standard PC port, you can use YN-560 II with the flash trigger via the cable with 3.5mm port. For RF-602, you can use the RF-602 021 / 3.5mm cable, and so on....
g), Super speed of charging recycle:
It only takes 3 seconds in charging after full power output. Even without new batteries, you can get the super charging speed that it only needs 4-5 seconds, you can completely get rid of the