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      SB-400 Speedlight Unit


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      Key Features

      Compact, Lightweight Speedlight Unit
      Perfect for anyone looking for more power and coverage than a built-in flash.


      Flash Coverage
      As wide as 18mm on Nikon DX-format digital SLR cameras.


      Convenient Operation
      Powered with two AA-size (1.5V) batteries.


      Bounce Capabilities
      Reduces background shadows and diffuses light for more pleasing results.



      Simple, Intuitive Operation
      Put it on, turn it on and shoot!


      Great Flash Exposures Easily
      Utilizing Nikon's i-TTL intelligent flash technology for accurate flash exposures.


      Fast 2.5-second Recycling Time
      Keeps you shooting quickly.


      Versatile Shooting Range From 2 ft. up to 66 ft.
      Provides flash power for distant subjects, group shots and close-up pictures.




      Price (when new)
      $119.95
      Year Introduced
      2006
      Commander Function
      No
      Remote Function
      No
      Guide Number
      21m/69ft. (at ISO 100, 18mm zoom-head position, 20°C/68°F) to 30m/98.4ft. (at ISO 200, 18mm zoom-head position, 20°C/68°F)
      Electronic Construction
      Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry
      Flash Exposure Control
      i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash with CLS compatible cameras, Manual, Manual Flash (with Nikon Creative Lighting System digital and 35mm SLR cameras), Shooting options: FV Lock Flash, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction in Slow-sync, Rear-curtain sync, Slow-sync
      Lens Coverage
      18mm (DX-format), 27mm (on a Nikon F6)
      Bounce Function (Tilt)
      Flash head tilts up to 90° with click-stops at 0°, 60°, 75°, 90°.
      Minimum Recycling Time
      2.5 sec. (approx.) with Ni-MH batteries
      3.1 sec. (approx.) with Oxyride™ batteries
      3.9 sec. (approx.) with Alkaline batteries
      4.2 sec. (approx.) with Lithium batteries
      Flash Duration
      1/300 sec. at M 1/1 (full) output. (Approx.)
      Power ON/OFF
      Turn the SB-400 on and off using the ON/OFF switch.
      Required Power Source
      Two 1.5V or lower (Alkaline-manganese, Lithium, Oxyride) batteries, Two 1.2V 2600mAh (Ni-MH rechargeable) batteries
      Optional Power Supply
      None
      Flash-ready Indicator
      Blinks: insufficient light, insufficient battery power, incompatibility of camera with SB-400 or overheating.
      Ready Light
      Back
      Minimum Number of Flashes / Recycling Time
      210/2.5-30 sec. (1.2V Ni-MH)
      90/4–30 sec. (1000mAh NiCd)
      150/3.1-30 sec. (1.5V Oxyride™)
      250/4.2-30 sec. (1.5V Lithium)
      140/3.9-30 sec. (1.5V Alkaline-manganese)
      Wireless Communication Channels
      No Channels
      Wireless Groups
      None
      Dimensions (mm)
      (66 x 56.5 x 80mm)
      Dimensions (inch)
      2.6 x 2.2 x 3.1 in.
      Weight (grams)
      (128g)
      Weight (lbs)
      4.5 oz
      Supplied Accessories
      SS-400 Soft case


    Review of Product: SB-400 Speedlight Unit
    1. Re: SB-400 Speedlight Unit

      if you dont often use a flash unit because of its size, get this one. nice and compact, light. you soon forget its there!
          

    2. Re: SB-400 Speedlight Unit

      brilliant flash I have 2 and use at weddings with a flash flipper ...does everything neccessary near to lens so minimal shadows
      [B]Awaited
      [/B]A better DX than the D7100 or a better FX than the D600
      [B]Current
      [/B]D7000 x 2 with vertical grips ,Sigma 18-200mm,flash flippers and SB 400s
      D3200, with D5100 vertica grip Sigma 10-20 mm
      SB 400 x2, YN 465 x 2 YN565 + SF 18 Power pack.
      Nikon 8mm F2.8 fisheye
      [B]Retro..
      [/B]Nikon EM SB-E flash E 50mm 35mm(with CPU Emmulator) 28mm and motor drive, Western V
      [B]Deceased....
      [/B]D90,D80,D70,D50,Bronica/Hassleblad/Mamyia
      [B]Junk..
      [/B]2x EN-EL 15A 4200 mAH ) Jessop 360AFD flash
      [B]Stolen...[/B]SB 600
          

    3. Re: SB-400 Speedlight Unit

      Perfect for indoor family shots, and with the bounce, it eliminates the snapshot look...

          



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