Nikon AF Speedlight Flash (SB-5000)

  • Model #: SB-5000
  • Web Code: 10406620
  • Release Date: 03-14-2016


Great shots won't wait for your flash to be ready. With the Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight you won't have to wait. It has a built-in cooling system, delivering over 100 consecutive shots at full output without overheating. It works with compatible Nikon optical wireless Speedlights and DSLRs and includes Advanced Wireless Lighting communication.

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  • Designed for use by photography veterans, professionals, and passionate enthusiasts
  • Compatible with the Nikon D5 and D500, and with all current optical control Speedlights (each sold separately)
  • Advanced Wireless Lighting does not require line-of-sight to work and allows you to control up to 6 groups of SB-5000 AF Speedlights up to 98 ft. away (requires compatible DSLR, Nikon D5 or D500, and optional WR-A10 (wireless remote adapter) and WR-R10 (wireless remote controller). All sold separately)
  • Integrated flash cooling system with a heat-shedding design allows the flash full output on more than 100 consecutive shots without overheating
  • Quick access to frequently-used functions such as Flash Mode, Zoom Head Position, and Flash Compensation Value
  • Guide Number of 34.5m (113 ft.) at ISO 100 and 35mm or 55m (180 ft.) at ISO 100 and 200mm (FX format, standard illumination pattern)
  • Flash head tilts down with click-stops at -7 degrees, 0 degrees, 45 degrees, 60 degrees, 75 degrees, and 90 degrees
  • Flash head rotates horizontally with click-stops at 0 degrees, 30 degrees, 60 degrees, 75 degrees, 90 degrees, 120 degrees, 150 degrees, and 180 degrees
  • Can be used off-camera, wirelessly, as a remote flash controlled by your compatible camera's built-in flash, another Speedlight (sold separately), or the SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander (sold separately)
  • Includes Unified Flash Control, allowing it to be controlled from a personal computer using the optional Camera Control Pro 2 (Version 2.23 or later) software

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)
  • Labour - 2 Year(s)
  • Compatibility
    Compatible with the D5 and D500
  • Warranty Labour
    2 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    2 Year(s)



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