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Nikon SB-400 TTL AF Shoe Mount Speedlight, Grey Market

SKU: NKSB400AF MFR: 4806 G
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About the Nikon SB400

This is a new external flash unit that provides i-TTL flash operation in a compact and lightweight body at an affordable price. The SB-400 offers a guide number of 98.4 feet / 30m (ISO 200), and effortless bounce flash function. The SB-400 is a flash unit for entry-level digital SLR users, but it is also useful for D2 series digital camera users as a handy flash unit.

The SB-400 has been developed to provide an entry-level external flash unit which is compatible with i-TTL flash operation. In combination with cameras compatible with Nikon Creative Lighting System the SB-400 is controlled in i-TTL and D40's M (manual) mode.Its flash head can be tilted in 4 steps, horizontal, 60, 75 and 90 degrees, and has a flash shooting distance range from 0.6m to 20m(depends on the ISO setting). Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction and other flash modes can also be set on the camera body. With the SB-400, users can easily enjoy brighter and more natural lighting for better flash pictures.

The Nikon SB400 is commonly used for Fill flash, General purpose, Night photography, Portraits and more.The Nikon SB400 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast among others.The Nikon SB400 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Nikon SB400: Consistent output, Durable, Easy to use, Fast recycling, Good power output, Lightweight and Versatile.

Nikon SB400 Includes

  • Nikon SB-400 TTL AF Shoe Mount Speedlight
  • Soft Case SS-400
  • Adorama 1 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Lightweight (103) , Easy to use (98) , Fast recycling (87) , Consistent output (79) , Durable (57) , Good power output (46) , Versatile (45) , Easy to use (21) , Lightweight (21) , Consistent output (17) , Fast recycling (15) , Durable (13) , Versatile (12) , Good power output (11) , Easily interchangeable (4) , Easy to clean (4) , Quiet (3)
Cons:
Weak output (4)
Best Uses:
General purpose (90) , Fill flash (77) , Portraits (47) , Night photography (28) , General purpose (19) , Fill flash (18) , Photojournalism (10) , Portraits (8) , Night photography (6) , Back-up (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (48) , Enthusiast (22) , Casual photographer (15) , Photo enthusiast (15) , Semi-pro photographer (12) , Beginner (5) , Semi-professional (4) , Pro photographer (3) , Pro photographer (3) , Casual user (2) , Professional (2) , Casual photographer (2) , Semi-pro photographer (2)

Nikon SB400 Features

  • Compact, lightweight Speedlight unit.
  • Simple, intuitive operation; Put it on, turn it on and shoot!
  • Utilizes Nikon's i-TTL intelligent flash.
  • Operates on two AA-size (1.5V) batteries.
  • Bounce capabilities in 4 steps up to 90 degrees.
  • Approximate guide number of 98.4 feet at ISO 200 (at 18mm zoom head setting).
  • Flash shooting distance range from 2 and up to 66 feet
  • Compatible with all Nikon Creative Lighting System cameras.

Nikon SB400 Specifications

Type Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry
Guide Number 98.4/30 (ISO 200, ft/m), 69/21 (ISO 100, ft/m)
Bounce Capability Flash head tilts up to 90° with click-stops at 0°, 60°, 75°, 90°.
Auto Settings i-TTL, M (manual, only with the D40)
Angle of Coverage Light distribution covers an 18mm lens when mounted on a Nikon DX format camera and a 27mm lens when mounted on an F6
Recycle Time Approx. 3.9 seconds with AA Alkaline manganese batteries, 4.2 seconds with AA Lithium batteries
Power Source 2 AA-size batteries
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 66 x 56.5 x 80mm (2.6 x 2.2 x 3.1 in.)
Weight Approx. 127g (4.5 oz.)
Notes & Special Features Minimum Number of Flashes Approx. 140 (Alkaline) 250 (Lithium)
Flash exposure control set on the camera: Slow-sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction in slow sync, Rear-curtain sync flash, FV Lock flash, manual flash (with D40 camera)
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