- Soft Case SS-400
The Nikon SB 400 AF Speedlight is an intelligent and versatile external flash unit that provides i-TTL flash operation in a super-compact and ultra-lightweight body at an affordable price.
Compact, Lightweight Speedlight Unit
Perfect for anyone looking for more power and coverage than a built-in flash.
As wide as 18mm on Nikon DX-format digital SLR cameras.
Powered with two AA-size (1.5V) batteries.
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.
|Guide Number||21 m/69 ft. (at ISO 100, 18mm zoom-head position, 20°C/68°F) to 30 m/98.4 ft. (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 Flash (with Nikon Creative Lighting System digital and 35mm SLR cameras)
Red-eye reduction in Slow-sync
Shooting options: FV Lock Flash
|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
|Flash-ready Indicator||Blinks: insufficient light, insufficient battery power, incompatibility of camera with SB-400 or overheating.|
|Minimum Number of Flashes / Recycling Time||90/4–30 sec. (1000mAh NiCd)
140/3.9-30 sec. (1.5V Alkaline-manganese)
150/3.1-30 sec. (1.5V Oxyride™)
210/2.5-30 sec. (1.2V Ni-MH)
250/4.2-30 sec. (1.5V Lithium)
|Dimensions||2.6 x 2.2 x 3.1 in. (66 x 56.5 x 80 mm) (Approx.)|
|Weight (Approx. without batteries)||4.5 oz. (128 g)|