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Categories: Flash / Speedlites and Lighting Specials, Nikon Flashes,
Nikon Speedlight SB-5000 Radio-Controlled Flash
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Nikon Speedlight SB-5000 Radio-Controlled Flash $699.00 

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Product Summary

  • Advanced Wireless Lighting function
  • Communication Range of up to 30 metres
  • Allows up to 100 continuous flashes
  • Tilting and rotating flash head
  • Power Zoom function
  • Compatible with other Nikon Speedlights
  • 12 Months Genuine Warranty with Nikon Australia

Finally, a radio-controlled Nikon flash! The SB-5000 Speedlight boasts of its Advanced Wireless Lighting function that allows it to be controlled via radio frequency with a communication range of up to 30 metres. It also has an advanced cooling system that allows up to 100 continuous flashes before it overheats. This device also has a tilting and rotating flash head that enables angle adjustments for precise placement of light. Compatible with other Nikon Speedlights, the SB-5000 is also equipped with a Power Zoom function.


Product Features in Detail

Full control even without wires
As long as the flash is within the range of the optional WR-A10 Wireless Remote Adapter, you can trigger it even without optical control. This allows you to position the SB-5000 in the perfect spot to get the right amount of light. You can control the flash remotely for up to 30 metres. You can even use it with more flashes to create more dramating lighting effects.

Small in size, big in functions

Though it is small, a lot of the SB-5000's functions have been placed in the rotary multi selector and OK button. There's also an "i" button that gives you frequently used functions. For more flexible functionality, you can use the SB-5000 with the D5 or the D500.

Hot-shoe mount flash cooling system
Event, studio, and wedding photographers will enjoy the SB-5000's ability to fire 100 consecutive flashes without overheating due to its cooling system and heat-shedding design. This allows you to capture more shots in a shorter time.

One flash to rule them all
You can use the SB-5000 AF Speedlight on-camera as a Master Flash to control other remote Speedlights (up to 3 Groups: A/B/C and 4 channels), or use it off-camera wirelessly as a remote flash controlled by either your camera's built-in flash (compatible cameras), another Speedlight or the SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander. You can even mix optical wireless control (Groups A/B/C) with radio control (Groups D/E/F). For studio photographers, the SB-5000 AF Speedlight is equipped with Unified Flash Control and can be controlled from a personal computer using the optional Camera Control Pro 2 (Version 2.23 or later) software.

Adjustable flash head and Power Zoom
You can tilt the flash head from 7° to 90° and rotate it horizontally for up to 180° to the left or to the right. Meanwhile, the Power Zoom function allows the zoom head to match the focal length of the lens.


Included in the Box

     Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight Radio-Controlled Flash
     AS-22 Speedlight Stand
     SW-15H Nikon Diffusion Dome
     SZ-4FL Fluorescent Filter
     SS-5000 Soft Case
     SZ-4TN Incandescent Filter
     Accessory Pouch
     User's Manual
     12 months Warranty from Nikon Australia


Warranty Information

     This SB-5000 Speedlight Radio-Controlled Flash comes with 12 months Warranty from Nikon Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


 

Tech Specs

Commander Function
Yes
Remote Function
Yes
Transmission Mode
Radio control and optical communication
Transmission Range
Radio control approx. 98 ft. (30m), optical communication - line of sight
Guide Number
34.5 m/113 ft. (at 35 mm) 55 m/180 ft. (at 200 mm) (FX format, standard illumination pattern) (at ISO 100)
Electronic Construction
Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry
Flash Exposure Control
i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash with CLS compatible cameras
Lens Coverage
24 to 200mm lens, 14mm with wide panel (in FX format)
Illumination pattern
The light distribution angle is automatically adjusted to the camera's image area in both FX and DX formats
Standard
Even
Center-Weighted
Other Available Functions Test-Firing
Monitor Pre-flashes
AF-assist illumination for multi-point AF
Modelling 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
1.8 sec. (approx.) with Ni-MH (2600 mAh) batteries
2.6 sec. (approx.) with AA-size Alkaline (1.5V) batteries
Flash Duration
1/980 sec. at M 1/1 (full) output
1/1,110 sec. at M 1/2 output
1/2,580 sec. at M 1/4 output
1/8,890 sec. at M 1/16 output
1/13,470 sec. at M 1/32 output
1/18,820 sec. at M 1/64 output
1/24,250 sec. at M 1/128 output
1/30,820 sec.at M 1/256 output
Required Power Source
Four 1.5 V alkaline AA-size batteries
Optional Power Supply
SK-6 Power Bracket Unit, SD-9 High-Performance Battery Pack
Flash-ready Indicator
Rear and Front lights blink: Insufficient light for correct exposure (in i-TTL, Auto Aperture flash, Non-TTL Auto flash, or Distance-priority manual flash operations).
Rear lights up and Front blinks: recycled and ready to fire.
Ready Light Front, Back
Flash Compensation
–3.0 EV to +3.0 EV in increments of 1/3 steps in i-TTL auto flash, Auto Aperture flash, Non-TTL auto flash and Distance-priority manual flash modes
Custom Setting
AF-Assist Illumination
Minimum Number of Flashes and Recycling Time
150/2.6-30 sec. (1.5V AA Alkaline-manganese)
190/1.8-30 sec or more (1.2V AA rechargeable Ni-MH batteries)
Wireless Flash Modes Master, Remote
Wireless Groups
Radio controlled: Master + 6 groups
Optically controlled: Master + 3 groups
Other Functions
Improved Thermal Cut-out
Dimensions
73 x 137 x 103.5 mm (Approx.)
Weight (Approx. without batteries)
14.9 oz. (420 g)

 

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