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Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight with Radio Control and Flash Cooling System (p/n FSA04301)

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Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight

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Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight with Radio Control and Flash Cooling System (p/n FSA04301)

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Overview
Flagship speedlight
The Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight features Nikon's Creative Lighting System with Advanced Wireless Lighting but also with new radio control as well as traditional optical wireless control. This allows the placement of up to six groups of remote flashes up to 98 feet (30m approx) away, regardless of obstructions such as walls. As of 5 Jan 2016, the SB-5000 is the world's only on-camera hotshoe flash to feature on-board cooling, allowing for up to 100 consecutive shots at full output setting.
Advanced Wireless Lighting (AWL)
Compatible with the D5 and D500 as of Jan 2016, the Nikon Advanced Wireless Lighting system is made possible when used with the WR-A10 wireless remote adapter and WR-R10 wireless remote controller. It allows the user to control up to 6 groups of SB-5000 speedlights up to 98 feet away, regardless of obstacles or ambient lighting.
Cooling System
No longer will you be limited by...
Included in box
  • SB-5000 AF Speedlight
  • AS-22 Speedlight Stand
  • SW-15H Diffusion Dome
  • SZ-4FL Fluorescent Filter
  • SZ-4TN Incandescent Filter
  • SS-5000 Soft Case

About the Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight

Flagship speedlight

The Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight features Nikon's Creative Lighting System with Advanced Wireless Lighting but also with new radio control as well as traditional optical wireless control. This allows the placement of up to six groups of remote flashes up to 98 feet (30m approx) away, regardless of obstructions such as walls. As of 5 Jan 2016, the SB-5000 is the world's only on-camera hotshoe flash to feature on-board cooling, allowing for up to 100 consecutive shots at full output setting.

Advanced Wireless Lighting (AWL)

Compatible with the D5 and D500 as of Jan 2016, the Nikon Advanced Wireless Lighting system is made possible when used with the WR-A10 wireless remote adapter and WR-R10 wireless remote controller. It allows the user to control up to 6 groups of SB-5000 speedlights up to 98 feet away, regardless of obstacles or ambient lighting.

Cooling System

No longer will you be limited by overheating flash caused by continuous shooting. The SB-5000 AF Speedlight will handle more than 100 consecutive operations at full output without risk of overheating.

Small and Logical Design

The compact design allows easy access to mode, head position, and compensation functions, as well as allowing control via a D5 or D5000's camera menu.

Use with Other Nikon Flash

The SB-5000 can be used as a master flash to control other speedlights - up to 3 groups and 4 channels, or it can be controlled as a remote flash using the SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander, or another speedlight or your camera's built-in flash. It is even possible to mix optical (Groups A/B/C) and radio (Groups D/E/F) control. The SB-5000 can also be controlled by a PC using  Camera Control Pro 2 (v2.23 onwards) software - available separately.

Commander Function Yes
Remote Function Yes
Transmission Mode Radio control and optical communication
Transmission Range Radio control approx. 98 ft. (30m), optical communication - line of sight
Guide Number 34.5 m/113 ft. (at 35 mm) 55 m/180 ft. (at 200 mm) (FX format, standard illumination pattern) (at ISO 100)
Electronic Construction Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry
Flash Exposure Control i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash with CLS compatible cameras
Lens Coverage 24 to 200mm lens, 14mm with wide panel (in FX format)
Illumination pattern The light distribution angle is automatically adjusted to the camera's image area in both FX and DX formats
Standard
Even
Centre-weighted
Other Available Functions Test Firing
Monitor Pre-flashes
AF-assist illumination for multi-point AF
Modeling illuminator
Bounce Function (Tilt) Flash head tilts down to -7° or up to 90° with click-stops at -7°, 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°
Bounce Function (Rotate) Flash head rotates horizontally 180° to the left and right with click-stops at 0°, 30°, 60°, 75°, 90°, 120°, 150°, 180°
Minimum Recycling Time 1.8 sec. (approx.) with Ni-MH (2600 mAh) batteries
2.6 sec. (approx.) with AA-size Alkaline (1.5V) batteries
Flash Duration 1/980 sec. at M 1/1 (full) output
1/1,110 sec. at M 1/2 output
1/2,580 sec. at M 1/4 output
1/5,160 sec. at M 1/8 output
1/8,890 sec. at M 1/16 output
1/13,470 sec. at M 1/32 output
1/18,820 sec. at M 1/64 output
1/24,250 sec. at M 1/128 output
1/30,820 sec.at M 1/256 output
Required Power Source Four 1.5 V alkaline AA-size batteries
Optional Power Supply SK-6 Power Bracket Unit, SD-9 High- Performance Battery Pack
Flash-ready Indicator Rear and Front lights blink: Insufficient light for correct exposure (in i-TTL, Auto Aperture flash, Non-TTL Auto flash, or Distance-priority manual flash operations).
Rear lights up and Front blinks: recycled and ready to fire.
Ready Light Front
Back
Flash Compensation –3.0 EV to +3.0 EV in increments of 1/3 steps in i-TTL auto flash, Auto Aperture flash, Non-TTL auto flash and
Distance-priority manual flash modes
Custom Setting AF-Assist Illumination
Minimum Number of Flashes / Recycling Time 150/2.6-30 sec. (1.5V AA Alkaline-manganese)
190/1.8-30 sec or more (1.2V AA rechargeable Ni-MH batteries)
Wireless Flash Modes Master
Remote
Wireless Groups Radio controlled: Master + 6 groups
Optically controlled: Master + 3 groups
Other Functions Improved Thermal Cut-out
Dimensions 73 x 137 x 103.5 mm (Approx.)
Weight (Approx. without batteries) 14.9 oz. (420 g)
  • Radio Control up to 98ft
  • Optical Control
  • Controls up to 6 Groups of Flashes
  • On-Board Cooling for 100 consecutive shots or more
  • Compact with well laid-out functions 
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