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  • #6641244
  • Manufacturer: Nikon
  • UPC #018208048083
  • Model #4808
  • The SB-700 Speedlight from Nikon is an on-camera flash, designed for use with Nikon DSLR cameras that use the i-TTL metering system. It is compatible with DX and FX sensors, and its power zoom head covers a 24-120mm range when used with an FX camera.



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    (Manufacturer # 4808 )


    SB-700 AF Speedlight

    High performance versatile speedlight brings simplicity to on-camera, remote, and multiple flash photography.

    Portable, Versatile Speedlight

    Unit i-TTL Speedlight optimized for use with Nikon's Creative Lighting System (CLS).

    Complete Flash Head Positioning Freedom

    Bounce 90°up and 7°down with 360° rotation elevates creative lighting freedom.

    Wireless Flash Control

    Wireless Commander Mode controls up to 2 remote Speedlight groups and an unlimited number of compatible Speedlights. When used as a remote speedlight up to 3 Groups can be selected. Four wireless channel options help manage wireless conflicts in multi-photographer environments.

    Choose From 3 Light Distribution Patterns

    Using the simple slider switch on the back of the SB-700, you can optimize light quality by selecting Standard for general illumination, Center-weighted for portraits or Even, for groups or interiors.

    Color Filter Identification Automatically

    identifies mounted hard type color filters and adjusts camera white-balance.* *With select Nikon digital SLRs

    Automatic Format Identification

    Automatically senses the FX or DX-format camera in use and optimizes light distribution.

    Flash Value (FV) Lock

    Locks in a specific flash output on the main subject, regardless of aperture, composition or the lens’ zoom position.* *With select Nikon digital SLRs

    Nikon’s Precision i-TTL Flash Control

    Delivers precise flash exposures and seamless fill-flash performance—even in challenging lighting situations.

    Hot Shoe and Wireless Operation

    Use on-camera, as a wireless master, commander or remote light source.

    Versatile Auto Power Zoom Coverage

    Smoothly covers lenses as wide as 24mm and up to 120mm in FX-format.

    Streamlined Controls and Menus

    Convenient Rotary Select Dial sets key functions quickly and a prominent Master and Remote control switch simplifies wireless operation.

    Flash Tube Overheat Protection

    To prevent overheating, flash recycle time increases when SB-700 detects heat build-up.

    Tech Specs

    • Commander Function


    • Remote Function


    • Guide Number

      28 m/92 ft. (at ISO 100, 35mm zoom head position, in FX format, standard illumination pattern, 20°C/68°F) to 39 m/128 ft. (at ISO 200, 35mm zoom head position, in FX format, standard illumination pattern, 20°C/68°F)

    • Electronic Construction

      Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry

    • Flash Exposure Control

      Distance-priority manual flash
      i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash with CLS compatible cameras
      Manual Flash (with Nikon Creative Lighting System digital and 35mm SLR cameras)

    • Lens Coverage

      14-120mm (DX-format)
      24 to 120mm (FX-Format)

    • Illumination pattern

      The light distribution angle is automatically adjusted to the camera's image area in both FX and DX formats

    • Other Available Functions

      Test Firing
      Monitor Pre-flashes
      AF-assist illuminator
      Modeling illuminator

    • Bounce Function (Tilt)

      Flash head tilts down to -7° or up to 90° with click-stops at -7°, 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°.

    • Bounce Function (Rotate)

      Flash head rotates horizontally 180° to the left and right with click-stops at 0°, 30°, 60°, 75°, 90°, 120°, 150°, 180°

    • Minimum Recycling Time

      2.5 sec. (approx.) with AA-size Alkaline (1.5V) batteries
      2.5 sec. (approx.) with Evolta (1.5V) batteries
      2.5 sec. (approx.) with NiMH (2600 mAh) batteries
      2.5 sec. (approx.) with NiMH (eneloop) batteries
      3.5 sec. (approx.) with Lithium (1.5V) batteries

    • Flash Duration

      1/1042 sec. at M1/1 (full) output
      1/1136 sec. at M1/2 output
      1/2857 sec. at M1/4 output
      1/5714 sec. at M1/8 output
      1/10000 sec. at M1/16 output
      1/18182 sec. at M1/32 output
      1/25000 sec. at M1/64 output
      1/40000 sec. at M1/128 output

    • Power ON/OFF

      Rotate the power switch/wireless mode switch for multiple flash units to turn the SB-700 on or off
      Standby function can also be set

    • Required Power Source

      Four 1.5 V alkaline AA-size batteries
      Four 1.5 V lithium AA-size batteries
      Four Rechargeable 1.2 V NiMH AA-size batteries

    • Flash-ready Indicator

      Blinks: insufficient flash output for correct exposure (in i-TTL or distance-priority manual flash mode)
      Lights up: recycled and ready to fire.

    • Ready Light


    • Flash Compensation

      -3.0 EV to +3.0 EV in increments of 1/3 EV steps in i-TTL mode

    • Custom Setting

      AF-Assist Illumination
      Color Filters
      Flash Compensation Steps in Manual Flash Mode
      FX/DX Format Selection
      LCD Panel Contrast
      Remote Flash Unit Settings
      Reset Custom Setting
      Sound Monitor
      Standby function
      Unit or Measuring Distance
      Version of Firmware

    • Minimum Number of Flashes / Recycling Time

      160/2.5–30 sec. (1.5V AA Alkaline)
      230/2.5–30 sec. (1.5V Evolta)
      260/2.5–30 sec. (2600 mAh NiMH)
      230/2.5–30 sec. (Ni-MH (eneloop))
      330/3.5–30 sec. (1.5V Lithium)

    • Wireless Flash Modes

      Quick wireless Mode: A:B

    • Wireless Communication Channels

      Four: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Channels

    • Wireless Groups

      Two: A, B

    • Other Functions

      Firmware update
      Thermal cut-out

    • Dimensions

      2.8 × 5.0 × 4.1 in. (71.0 × 126.0 × 104.5mm) (Approx.)

    • Weight (Approx. without batteries)

      12.7 oz. (360g)

    • Supplied Accessories

      • AS-22 Speedlight Stand

      • SW-14H Nikon Diffusion Dome

      • SZ-3TN Incandescent Filter

      • SZ-3FL Fluorescent Filter

      • SS-700 Soft Case


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