Nikon SB-400 Speedlight Unit Flash

Item#:  N13-4316  | Model#: 4806

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Nikon SB-400 Speedlight Unit Flash Product Details

Nikon SB-400 Speedlight Unit Flash
To get amazing shots every time, photographers rely on good lighting, the Nikon SB-400 Speedlight Unit Flash provides just that. This lightweight and compact flash has a flash shooting distance range of 1.97-feet to over 65-feet depending on the ISO setting. The flash head can also be adjusted from 60, 75 and 90 degrees horizontally, giving you full reigns on lighting. Plus, with its various flash modes such as Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Red-eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Sync, FV Lock, exposure compensation, M (manual, only with D40 camera), you get the perfect flash for your photography needs. Order the Nikon SB-400 Speedlight Unit Flash today!

What It Is And Why You Need It:

  • Compatible with i-TTL (intelligent through-the-lens); provides balanced lighting every time you shoot
  • Flash shooting distance range of 1.97-feet to over 65-feet; delivers lighting even on long distance subjects

A Closer Look:


  • Electronic construction:
    Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry
  • Guide number:
    (at 18mm zoom-head position, 20 degrees C/68 degrees F) 30m/98.4ft. (ISO 200, m/ft)
  • Angle of coverage:
    Light distribution covers an 18mm lens when mounted on a Nikon DX format digital SLR camera (27mm lens when mounted on an F6 35mm SLR)
  • Flash shooting distance range:
    2 to 66 feet (Varies depending on the ISO sensitivity, zoom-head position, and lens aperture in use)
  • Flash mode:
    i-TTL, M (manual with the D40 only )
  • 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 Nikon Creative Lighting System digital and 35mm SLR cameras)
  • Bounce capability:
    Flash head tilts up to 90 degrees with click-stops at 0, 60, 75, 90 degrees.
  • Power Source:
    Two AA batteries (1.5V or lower)
  • Number of flashes/Recycling time (at full output with fresh batteries):
    Alkaline-manganese (1.5V) 140/3.9 sec. Lithium (1.5V) 250/4.2 sec. Oxyride (1.5V) 150/3.1 sec.Ni-MH rechargeable (1.5V, 2600 mAh) 210/2.5 sec.
  • 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; overheating
  • Flash duration:
    Approximately 1/1,300th second 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):
    Approximately 2.6 x 2.2 x 3.1 inches
  • Weight (without batteries):
    Approximately 4.5 oz.
  • Included accessory:
    SS-400 Soft case
  • Specification Conditions:
    Performance specifications are applicable when fresh batteries are used at normal temperature (20 degrees C/68 degrees F)


  • Utilizes Nikon's i-TTL intelligent flash
  • Operates on two AA-size (1.5V) batteries
  • Fast 2.5 second recycling time
  • Bounce capabilities in 4 steps up to 90 degrees
  • Approximate guide number of 98.4 feet at ISO 200 (at 18mm zoom head setting)
  • Flash shooting distance range from 2 and up to 66 feet
  • Compatible with all Nikon Creative Lighting System cameras
  • Manufactured by: Nikon
    Warranty provided by: Nikon
    UPC No: 018208048069
    Mfg Part No: 4806
  • Box Size: ( Length:5, Width:4, Depth:3)
    Shipping Weight: 0.5000 pound(s)
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