Nikon SB-700 Speedlight Flash

by Nikon
Nikon SB-700 Speedlight Flash
LCD and layout of controls designed for easy and intuitive operation
Power zoom function covers wide 24-120 mm zoom range
Three illumination patterns-standard, center-weighted and even-available to match every shooting environment
Automatically detects Nikon FX and Nikon DX formats and selects suitable light distribution angle
Short recycling time
AF-assist illumination for multi-point AF, with wide 24-135 mm focal length range
Quick wireless control mode allows control of remote flash unit groups A and B flash output level ratios
Firmware updates via Nikon digital SLR cameras
Automatically detects increases in flash head temperature and controls recycling time accordingly, thus preventing overheating
Automatically detects type of hard-type color compensation filter (fluorescent and incandescent) and automatically transmits filter information to camera for optimum white balance setting
Optional Water Guards WG-AS1 (for D3 series), WG-AS2 (for D300 series) and WG-AS3 (for D700) protect camera's accessory shoe contact when SB-700 is mounted on a Nikon digital SLR camera


Electronic construction:
Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry

Guide number (35 mm zoom head position, FX format, Standard illumination pattern):
28/92 (ISO 100, m/ft.), 39/128 (ISO 200, m/ft.)

Illumination pattern:
Three illumination patterns: standard, even and center-weighted
The light distribution angle is automatically adjusted to the camera's image area in both FX and DX formats

Effective flash output distance range (in i-TTL mode):
0.6 m to 20 m (2 ft. to 66 ft.) (varies depending on camera image area setting, illumination pattern, ISO sensitivity, zoom head position and lens aperture in use)

Flash mode:
i-TTL, manual flash, distance-priority manual flash

Other functions:
Test firing, monitor pre-flashes, AF-assist illumination for multi-point AF, and modeling illumination

Multiple flash-unit photography operation:
Advanced Wireless Lighting, SU-4 type wireless multiple flash-unit photography

Compatible cameras:
All cameras compatible with Nikon Creative Lighting System (other cameras can be used but functionality is reduced)

Flash exposure control set on the camera:
Camera sync modes: slow sync, red-eye reduction slow-sync, front-curtain sync, rear-curtain sync, rear-curtain slow-sync
Photography functions: auto FP high-speed sync, FV lock, red-eye reduction

Bounce capability:
Flash head tilts down to 7o or up to 90o with click-stops at -7o, 0o, 45o, 60o, 75o, 90o
Flash head rotates horizontally 180o to the left and right with click-stops at 0o, 30o, 60o, 75o, 90o, 120o, 150o, 180o

Power source:
Four AA-type alkaline (1.5V), lithium (1.5V) or Ni-MH (1.2V) batteries

Flash-ready indicator:
Fully recycled: lights up
Insufficient flash output for correct exposure (in i-TTL or distance-priority manual flash mode): blinks

Flash duration:
Approx. 1/1042 sec. at full output

Mounting foot lock lever:
Provides secure attachment of SB-700 to camera's accessory shoe using locking plate and locking pin to prevent unintentional detachment.

Dimensions (W x H x D):
Approx. 71 x 126 x 104.5 mm (2.8 x 5.0 x 4.1 in.)

Weight (without batteries):
Approx. 360 g (12.7 oz.)

In the Box

Speedlight Stand AS-22
Nikon Diffusion Dome SW-14H
Incandescent Filter SZ-3TN
Fluorescent Filter SZ-3FL
Soft Case SS-700