Release Issued by Nikon:
Nikon UK is pleased to announce the Speedlight SB-400
RRP: £149.99 / Ä229.99
Sales Release Date: January 2007
Nikon UK is pleased to announce the introduction of the Nikon SB-400, an external flash unit that boasts i-TTL flash operation in a compact, lightweight body at an affordable price.
The SB-400 gives photographers the opportunity to enjoy brighter and more natural lighting for images taken using a flash. It is designed to suit entry-level digital SLR users yet it is also suitable for more experienced users. Those who have a camera within the D2 series will also benefit from the convenient portable flash unit. The SB-400 offers a guide number of 30 (ISO 200, m), and effortless bounce flash function and is controlled in i-TTL and the D40ís M (manual) mode.
Due to its compatibility with Nikonís Creative Lighting System, entry level users are able to experience a sophisticated wireless lighting system that is easy to use. Its flash head can be tilted in 4 steps, horizontal, 60, 75 and 90 degrees, and has a flash shooting distance range from 0.6m to 20m (depending on the ISO setting). Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction and other flash modes can also be set on the camera body.
Specifications, design, product name, standard accessories and release schedule may differ by country or area.
Nikon Speedlight SB-400 Major Features
Compatible with i-TTL and D40ís M mode
Flash head can be tilted in 4 steps; horizontal, 60, 75 and 90 degrees
Flash shooting distance range: 0.6m - 20m (depends on the ISO setting)
Guide number: 30 [ISO 200, m, 20įC]
Angle of coverage: 18mm (with Nikon-DX format cameras), 27mm (with Nikon F6)
Depending on the camera in use, the following flash modes are available:
Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Red-eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, FV Lock, exposure compensation, M (manual, only with D40 camera)
Power source: two AA-size 1.5V batteries (also compatible with lower voltage batteries)
Note: SB-400 cannot be used with cameras not compatible with Nikon Creative Lighting System.
SB-400 is not compatible with Advanced Wireless Lighting.