Nikon SB-5000 flash


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Main features

  • Wireless radio control
  • Cooling system for 100 consecutive shots
  • Nikon i-TTL compatible
  • Guide number: 113 at ISO 100 and 35mm
  • Zoom range: 24-200mm (14mm with Panel)
  • 180º horizontal rotation
  • Vertical rotation from -7 to 90º
  • Recycle time: 1.8 to 2.6 seconds
  • Slow, High-Speed, Sync 1st curtain and 2nd curtain modes

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Ref. AP: NIK404109 SKU: 166045 Categories: , , Tag: EAN: 018208950140

Fast, reliable and versatile, the SB-5000 offers unmatched lighting performance in the field and in the studio. Radio signals allow for working distances of 30 m, as well as complex setups with the flash mounted on or off the camera - you can now work in any environment where line of sight is obstructed or where a signal Optics may be weakened by direct sunlight. The new internal cooling system allows more than 100 images to be captured in burst mode with the flash operating at full power. And for photographers who can't miss a moment when something unexpected happens, the lightweight and compact SB-5000 features lightly cluttered controls for intuitive operation.


Designed to meet the demands of professionals in the field or in the studio, the SB-5000 is an i-TTL flash compatible with both DX and FX format DSLR cameras. This flash functions as a hot shoe mounted flash unit, as a wireless controller, or as a remote unit; in addition, it is part of the Nikon Creative Lighting System. It is the first Nikon flash to offer wireless radio control, eliminating the need for a direct line of sight between the master and slave flash, while increasing reliability when shooting in bright sunlight. . For fast shooting situations, Nikon's new integrated cooling system increases the number of consecutive flashes and eliminates unnecessary power cuts. It includes other features, such as a Guide Number of 34.5 and a wide FX-format zoom range of 24-200mm (14mm with wide panel). Optimized menus and controls ensure trouble-free operation; Also, its compact and lightweight design offers comfortable use when mounted on the camera. The three lighting patterns provide full control over flash coverage in specific shooting environments. The built-in diffuser panel and bounce card, plus the supplied diffusion dome, combine with optional Nikon color filters to further expand your creative options.


Designed to handle difficult shooting situations, the SB-5000 is fully compatible with the new radio control function of the Nikon Creative Lighting System. Now you can activate the professional flash settings, individually or multiple, using the SB-5000 and the WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller. The SB-5000's ability to respond flexibly to remote lighting challenges allows you to create and control almost any flash setup, including complex multiple flash arrangements. When combined with the WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller, the system supports up to six SB-5000 unit clusters. Optical control is also fully supported, allowing you to continue to use old flashes for multi-flash setups.




From the red carpet to the race track, the SB-5000 is designed to stay cool under pressure. To handle fast shooting situations, the SB-5000 incorporates Nikon's new Flash Cooling System - the world's first internal temperature control * for compact clip-on units. Fast and reliable, it delivers an extraordinary 120 shots at 5-second intervals, or 84 shots at 3-second intervals. Allows you to capture more than 100 consecutive images with the flash operating at full power. The system suppresses heat generation within the flash head to prevent it from overheating - the best thermal protection ever.


At the heart of the SB-5000 is Nikon's i-TTL (Intelligent Control Via Lens) Flash Control, which enables Nikon flashes to share basic exposure information with CLS-compatible DSLR cameras. The SB-5000 can be radio controlled as part of an Advanced Wireless Lighting setup, or it can be traditionally controlled using optical line-of-sight control. Improvements to operational perfection include Unified Flash Control, which adds an additional level of system control. You can now operate the SB-5000 or change its settings from the camera menu, or from a computer running Camera Control Pro 2, when the unit is attached to the camera body.


Lighter than its predecessor and more intuitive to operate, the SB-5000 has been redesigned for greater comfort. You'll notice the difference as soon as you attach the SB-5000 to your camera, or as soon as you put it in your travel bag - the compact flash body weighs just 420g. The uncluttered control panel offers a large, easy-to-read information display. The rotary multi selector and the "i" button provide quick access to custom or commonly used functions: for example, the "i" button instantly displays the main flash settings in list form, relative to Flash Photography. individual or Advanced Wireless Lighting. Like its predecessor, the SB-5000 flash head tilts down to 7 ° or up to 90 °, it also rotates 180 ° horizontally to the left and right.

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