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Nikon SB 500

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Excl. Tax: €194.07 Incl. Tax: €229.00

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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.

Nikon SB 500

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Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry Guide number 24/78.7 (ISO 100, m/ft, 23°C/73.4°F) Effective flash output distance range (in i-TTL flash control) 0.6 m to 20 m (2 ft to 65.6 ft); varies with ISO sensitivity and lens aperture Flash mode i-TTL flash control Manual flash control Multiple flash-unit photography operation Advanced Wireless Lighting (commander mode/remote mode) Compatible cameras Nikon digital SLR (Nikon FX/DX format) cameras (except D1 series and D100) Nikon film SLR camera F6 COOLPIX cameras compatible with CLS (A, P7800, P7700, P7100, P7000, P6000) COOLPIX cameras compatible with i-TTL flash control (P5100, P5000, E8800, E8700 and E8400) Angle of illumination Covers angle of view of 24mm lens (FX format) or 16mm lens (DX format) 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° Power source Use 2 AA-size batteries of the same brand from any of the following types: 1.5 V LR6 (AA-size) alkaline batteries 1.2 V HR6 (AA-size) rechargeable Ni-MH batteries. Flash-ready indicator Fully recycled: lights up. Warning indication: flashes slowly Flash duration (approx.) 1/1100 sec. at full power Other functions Thermal cut-out, firmware update Mounting foot lock lever Provides secure attachment of the SB-500 to camera’s accessory shoe using locking plate and locking pin to prevent unintentional detachment Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 67 x 114.5 x 70.8 mm (2.7 x 4.6 x 2.8 in.) Weight Approx. 273g (9.7 oz), including 2 AA-size alkaline batteries Approx. 226 g (8 oz), body only Supplied Accessories Speedlight Stand AS-23, Soft Case SS-DC2