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Nikon SB-80DX Speedlight introduced

Nikon SB-80DX Speedlight introduced - 

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Nikon SB-80DX Speedlight
Nikon have announced the introduction of the Nikon SB-80DX Speedlight.

Designed for users of advanced Nikon SLRs and Nikon digital SLRs, it inherits all of the functions of the SB-28/28DX and adds some exciting innovations.

The SB-80DX provides compatibility with D-TTL and 3D Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash control, and offers features such as a tilt-rotate flash head, a built-in wide flash adapter for 14mm wideangle lens coverage, GN 38/125 (ISO 100, m/ft. at 35mm), flash coverage up to 105mm in 5mm zoom steps and an AF-Assist Illuminator. In addition, the SB-80DX enables modeling flash and wireless slave flash, and a new dedicated soft dome has been provided to create soft lighting.

The Nikon SB-80DX is a significant addition to the Nikon Speedlight lineup, offering photographers enhanced flash shooting flexibility for a wide range of applications.

Note: Specifications, design, product name and standard accessories may differ by country or area.

Nikon SB-80DX Features

  • Guide number: 56/184 (ISO 100, m/ft. at 105mm), 38/125 (ISO 100, m/ft. at 35mm)
  • 3D Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash capability
  • D-TTL for D1 series and D100 -- same performance as field proven 3D Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill Flash
  • Tilting/rotating flash head for bounce effect
  • Built-in bounce card
  • Built-in wide flash adapter provides coverage for 14mm wideangle lens*
  • Wireless Slave Flash function
  • Modeling flash function -- user can confirm whether there is a reflective object in the scene before shooting
  • New dedicated soft dome to create soft lighting
  • New multi-selector for easy operation
  • AF-Assist Illumination up to 10m/32.8 ft.
  • Large, informative LCD panel with illuminator
*Depending on scene conditions, periphery of image may be underexposed.

Nikon SB-80DX Specifications

Electronic construction
Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry
Flash exposure control
TTL automatic control with Nikon F5, F100, F80, F65, FM3A, D1 series or D100; Non-TTL automatic control; Manual control: full, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64 and 1/128 output
Guide number (ISO 100, m/ft.)
38/125 (at 35mm), 56/184 (at 105mm)
Flash coverage
24mm to 105mm in 5mm zoom steps; 14/17mm with built-in wide flash adapter; 14mm with soft dome
Power switch
ON/OFF/STANDBY button provided
Film speed range in TTL auto flash mode
ISO 25 to 1000
Recycling time
Approx. 6 sec. (manual at full)
Number of flashes
150 (manual at full)
Power source
Four 1.5V LR6 (AA-type alkaline), 1.2V, KR-AA (AA-type NiCd) or 1.5V FR6 (AA-type lithium) batteries; DC Unit SD-7*1*2; Battery Pack SD-8A*2
*1 SD-7 is not available in European countries.
*2 SD-7/8 cannot be used with the SB-28 sold in European countries.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 127.5 x 70.5 x 91.5 mm or 5.0 x 2.8 x 3.6 in.
Weight (without batteries)
Approx. 335g or 11.8 oz.
Accessory supplied
Soft dome

All specifications apply when fresh batteries are used at normal temperature (20C/68F).
Specifications and designs are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
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