Thursday, 16 September 2010

Nikon News: new SB-700 Speedlight

Nikon have launched a new Speedlight flash, the SB-700

  • Versatile I-TTL (intelligent TTL) Speedlight compatible with FX and DX format SLRs, and the Nikon Creative Lighting System.

  • Multi-step power-zoom: covers a wide 24-120mm angle of view.

  • Intuitive operation: the large, easy-to-read LCD screen and conveniently placed controls make it easy to adjust settings.

  • Guide number: 25(EVEN)/28 (STD)/30 (CW) (FX-format, ISO 100, m, at 35mm). Maximum guide number: 38 (STD, FX-format, ISO 100, m, at 120mm).

  • Centre-weighted, Even and Standard illumination patterns can be selected to match the shooting situation at hand.

  • High-speed recycling time: approx. 2.5 seconds when using NiMH or alkaline batteries and approx. 3.5 seconds with lithium batteries.

  • A:B mode for quick wireless control: allows control of the light ratios of A and B group Speedlight units.

  • Firmware can be upgraded via the storage media in the attached camera.

  • Automatic thermal protection system: warns of excessive heat build up during high intensity firing and delays recycling time if necessary.

  • Automatic filter detection: Speedlight automatically adjusts the attached camera’s color temperature settings according to the color of the filter being used.

  • AF-Assist illumination: covers focal length of 24-135mm*. Compatible with Multi-CAM3500 AF sensors.


  • More details here.