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GIO1 Round Head Speedlite Plus Accessory Kit

SKU: P-005201


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The GIO1 Photography Flashgun with AK-R1 Accessory Kit is a powerful compact portable TTL-compatible Speedlight flashgun kit which features a round flash head instead of the traditional rectangular shape and is powered by a high capacity 2600mAh li-ion rechargeable battery. Unlike traditional speedlites that use AA batteries, the GIO1 uses a lithium-ion battery which will give you an impressive 480 full-powered shots per charge. With an ultra-fast recycling time of up to 1.5 seconds and virtually no slowdown as the battery power diminishes to keep you going throughout your shoot. With a built-in receiver and a variety of different modes from HSS to the multi burst. Including the small but effective round head modifier set that opens up a wide variety of possibilities and can conveniently attach to the Speedlite using the magnetic mount. it is perfect for people who shoot weddings, portraits, events, fashion, sports, fitness & advertising. The GIO1 Photography Flashgun with AK-R1 Accessory Kit is especially good for shooting on location due to the flash being easily portable.

GIO1 (V1) Photography Flashgun

Power – At 76Ws of power controllable from 1/256th power which means you can go as low as 0.3W for many possibilities. This means shooting small or large subjects is easy, giving flexibility with your lighting

Flash Duration – It offers an impressive flash duration of up to 1/20000s giving a sharper image, great for capturing movement or motion. This is ideal for those shooting dancing, fitness, sports, events, water splashes and many more possibilities

Recycle Times – At less than 1.5s you will not need to worry about a long wait in between shots to ensure shots are not missed

HSS – Overpower the sun with HSS to make shooting outdoors not an issue, reducing ambient light and getting the shot you want.

TTL – Get the correct exposure automatically to make worrying about settings, not an issue, ideal for those shooting in changing conditions like outdoors.

Battery Capacity – the 2600mAh rechargeable battery will give approximately 480 full-powered flashes, to get you through almost any shoots without having to constantly change the batteries.

Zoom – It has a zoom range of 28-120mm, this helps you to restrict acting as a spotlight or expand the focus of the beam of light for even widespread coverage, allowing you to add more creativity to your photography.

Accessory Mount – The flash has a magnetic modular mount, which means you can quickly and easily alternate between different modifiers with little to no fuss, the fastest way to modify your light.

The ONE System - you can mix and match any PIXAPRO range flash. The universal flash is compatible with popular camera brands from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Fuji, and Pentax with full control and even high-end cameras from Hasselblad, Leica and PhaseOne with basic control. 

Accessory Kit (AK-R1)

This Kit also comes included with the Round-Head accessory kit, which magnetically attaches to the front of the GIO1 Speedlite, with no need for Velcro straps or clips, etc. This accessory kit is comprised of a Diffuser Dome, Wide Lens, A Bounce-card, Honeycomb grid, a set of barn doors, a Snoot and a gel holder with a selection of colour-correction gel filters. 

This kit has been created to provide the very desirable round head flash with different modifiers to shoot wherever you want. Including the GIO1 Speedlite which is a compact flash that provides a very pleasant more natural round fall of light onto the subject. This small flash can easily fit on top of the majority of cameras on the market and has many features like HSS and TTL. Including a magnetic accessory mount to easily switch modifiers when you need it, and makes setting up and shooting a breeze. The rechargeable battery will give an impressive 480 full-powered shots per charge sure to keep you going. This makes It the ideal flash for those looking for a small strobe to use on-location that can be used on or off the camera. Perfect for use at weddings, portraits, events, fashion, sports, fitness & advertising.

For more information on the products included within this GIO1 Photography Flashgun with AK-R1 Accessory Kit please see the links below;

GIO1 Photography Flashgun

Round Head Accessory Kit

Please Note: PiXAPRO Flash and Triggering Systems are fully compatible with Godox 2.4GHz Triggers, which will allow you to mix both Godox and PiXAPRO Equipment together without issue. 


  • Round Flash-Head produces smooth-gradated natural looking light fall-off.
  • Magnetic Modifier-Mount for attaching Round-Head modifiers and accessories
  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Polymer battery capable of up to 480 full power-flashes per charge
  • New “Scan For Best Channel” feature
  • Recycle times of less-than 1.5 seconds at full-power
  • Backlit Dot-Matrix LCD display
  • Intuitive user-friendly interface
  • 28-120mm Zoom Range
  • High-Speed Sync up to 1/8000 second
  • Front or Rear Curtain Sync
  • Laser Auto-Focus Assist beam
  • SMD LED Modelling Lamp
  • Optical Slave Modes
  • Consistent Colour-temperature of 5600±200K
  • 0 to 270° horizontally (180° in any direction) and 7° to 120° vertically
  • Perfect for on and off camera use

What’s In the Box

  • 1x Round-Head Speedlite
  • 1x Rechargeable Li-ion Polymer Battery
  • 1x Battery Charger
  • 1x USB Charger
  • 1x Mini Stand
  • 1x Protective Pouch
  • 1x Round Head Accessory Kit


Power Output76Ws
Guide Number42m @ISO100 (105mm)
Flash Exposure ControlTTL Auto-flash, Manual-flash
Zoom Range28-105mm automatic or manual zoom (wider with round-head accessory kit)
Recycle Times< 1.5 seconds
Flash Duration1/300 to 1/20,000 seconds
Power Range1/1 – 1/256 Power in 1/3 or 1/10 stop increments
Colour-Temperature5600K ± 200K
Flash Exposure Compensation± 3 stops in 1/3 of a stop increments
Modelling Light2W SMD LED
Modelling Lamp Colour-Temperature3300K±200K
Power-source7.2V/2600mAh Li-ion polymer battery 2.6Ah 18Wh
Number of FlashesApprox. 480 Full-Powered flashes per charge
Flash Head Rotation0 to 330° horizontally (180° in any direction) -7° to 120° vertically
Auto Focus AssistUp to 1/8000 second
Rear-Curtain SyncYes
Trigger MethodsHot Shoe 2.4GHz ONE System Radio Receiver (integrated) Sync Port, Optical Slave S1, Intelligent Optical Slave S2
Number of Channels32
Controllable Slave Groups (Master Mode)4 (A, B, C and D)
RF IDOff, 1 - 99
Transmission RangeUp to 100m (in an open area)
AF Assist RangeCentre: 0.6 - 10m Periphery: 0.6 - 5m
Dimensions76mm x 93mm x 197mm
Weight534g (With Battery)
Available For:Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus/Panasonic, Fuji and Pentax
Accessory MountMagnetic Mount & Speedlite / PIKA Fitting


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