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Nikon Speedlight SB400 Camera Flash

Nikon Speedlight SB400 Camera Flash
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Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the Nikon Speedlight SB-400. This is a new external flash unit that provides i-TTL flash operation in a compact and lightweight body at an affordable price. The SB-400 offers a guide number of 30 (ISO 200, m), and effortless bounce flash function. The SB-400 is a flash unit for entry-level digital SLR users, but it is also useful for D2 series digital camera users as a handy flash unit.

Nikon Speedlight SB400

The SB-400 has been developed to provide an entry-level external flash unit which is compatible with i-TTL flash operation. In combination with cameras compatible with Nikon Creative Lighting System the SB-400 is controlled in i-TTL and D40’s M (manual) mode. 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 (depends on the ISO setting). Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction and other flash modes can also be set on the camera body. With the SB-400, users can easily enjoy brighter and more natural lighting for better flash pictures.


Nikon Speedlight SB-400 Major Features

Nikon Speedlight SB400

  • Compatible with i-TTL and D40’s 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, 20°C]

  • 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.


Supplied Accessories with Nikon Speedlight SB400

  • Nikon Speedlight SB400
  • Soft case SS-400


Technical Specifications Nikon Speedlight SB-400
Electronic construction

Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry

Guide number (20°C/68°F)

30/98.4 (ISO 200, m/ft), 21/69 (ISO 100, m/ft)

Angle of coverage

Light distribution covers an 18mm lens when mounted on a Nikon DX format camera and a 27mm lens when mounted on an F6

Flash mode

i-TTL, M (manual, only with the D40)

Recycling time Approx. 3.9 sec. with alkaline-manganese batteries
Number of flashes Approx. 140 times with alkaline-manganese batteries
Compatible cameras All cameras compatible with Nikon Creative Lighting System
Flash exposure control set on the camera Slow-sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction in slow sync, Rear-curtain sync flash, FV Lock flash, manual flash (with D40 camera)
Bounce capability Flash head tilts up to 90° with click-stops at 0°, 60°, 75°, 90°
ON/OFF switch The ON/OFF switch turns the SB-400 on and off
Power source Two AA-size alkaline-manganese (1.5V), lithium (1.5V), Oxyride (1.5V) or Ni-MH (2600 mAh) (rechargeable) (1.2V) batteries
Ready light

Lights up when the SB-400 is recharged and ready to fire
Blinks to indicate: insufficient light/insufficient battery power/incompatibility of camera with SB-400/overheatin

Flash duration Approx. 1/1300 sec. at full output
Mounting foot lever lock

Provides secure attachment of SB-400 to the camera accessory shoe with a mount pin to prevent accidental detachment

Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 66 x 56.5 x 80mm (2.6 x 2.2 x 3.1 in.)
Weight (without batteries) Approx. 127g (4.5 oz.)


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