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Nikon Speedlight SB-500 Flash

The Nikon SB-500 is a portable, easy-to-use Speedlight, compatible with Nikon D-SLRs as well as specific Coolpix cameras and the Nikon Creative Lighting System. Boasts an onboard high-intensity LED light that’s ideal for movie recording.

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Product Code: FSA04201

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The Nikon SB-500 is a portable, easy-to-use Speedlight, compatible with Nikon D-SLRs as well as specific Coolpix cameras and the Nikon Creative Lighting System. Boasts an onboard high-intensity LED light that’s ideal for movie recording.

With a compact, lightweight build, this flash unit makes it simple to manage the quality and direction of light. In a first for Nikon, this Speedlight features a high-intensity LED light on the front of the unit that is ideal for shooting movies, or capturing close-up still images. Compatible with the Nikon Creative Lighting System, the SB-500 also enables wireless control of multiple flash units.

Compact i-TTL Speedlight

Compatible with FX- and DX- format D-SLRs, Coolpix cameras equipped with a hot shoe, and the Nikon Creative Lighting System.

Built-in LED light

High-intensity (100 lx) LED light on the front of the flash unit that’s ideal for shooting movies. The LED light covers the angle of view of a 24 mm lens (FX format), offers superior colour reproduction.

Simple operation

Superior ergonomics are matched with easy-to-understand controls on the rear of the unit. Additional functions and flash mode can be set via a camera menu, which activates automatically when the SB-500 is attached to the camera.

Guide number

24/78.7 (m/ft at ISO 100) covering a 24 mm angle-of-view (FX format).

Portable

Compact, lightweight design, and powered by two AA-size batteries.

Versatile / direct the light

The flash head tilts up to 90° and rotates horizontally through 180°. Angle the light just the way you want in order to shoot creatively or attain more balanced images in tricky lighting situations.

Compatible with Nikon Creative Lighting System

The Nikon SB-500 can work as a master flash for multiple off-camera flash set-ups, when used with cameras featuring a built-in flash commander mode.

Nikon Speedlight SB-500 Specification:

Bounce capability:
Flash head tilts up to 90° from 0° with click-stops at 0°, 60°, 75° and 90°.
Flash head rotates horizontally 180° to the left and right with click-stops at 0°, 30°, 60°, 75°, 90°, 120°, 150°, 180°.
Effective flash output distance range:
0.6m to 20m (2 ft to 65.6 ft); varies with ISO sensitivity and lens aperture.
Guide number:
24/78.7 (ISO 100, m/ft, 23°C/73.4°F).
Angle of illumination:
Covers angle of view of 24mm lens (FX format) or 16mm lens (DX format).
Multiple flash-unit photography operation:
Advanced Wireless Lighting (commander mode/remote mode).
Power source:
2 AA-size batteries of the following types: 1.5 V LR6 (AA-size) alkaline batteries, 1.2 V HR6 (AA-size) rechargeable Ni-MH batteries.
Dimensions:
67 x 114.5 x 70.8mm.
Weight:
273g including 2 AA-size alkaline batteries, 226 g body only.
Supplied Accessories:
Speedlight Stand AS-23, Soft Case SS-DC2.

Features

Warranty Period 1 Year

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