Nikon SB-29s Macro Speedlight
Nikon USA web-site announces the introduction of the Nikon TTL Macro Speedlight
Although it inherits the functions of the Nikon SB-29 model that
it succeeds, the SB-29s also offers M1/32 flash output to help assure correct
exposure with current and future generations of digital cameras featuring high
The Nikon SB-29s marks a significant advance for the Nikon
Speedlight lineup, offering photographers enhanced flash shooting flexibility
for a wide range of applications.
Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor
(IGBT) and series circuitry
Flash exposure control
control with Nikon F5, F100, F80, F65 or FM3A; Manual control: full (M), 1/4 (M1/4)
and 1/32 (M1/32) output
Guide number (ISO 100, m/ft.)
both flash modules (12/39 for single module) at full output; 5.5/18 for both flash
modules (6.0/19.6 for single module) at M1/4 flash output; 1.9/6.2 for both flash
modules (2.1/6.9 for single module) at M1/32 flash output
20mm (flash modules set horizontally); 24mm (flash modules set vertically)
ON/OFF/STBY button provided
Film speed range in
TTL auto flash mode
ISO 25 to 1000 (depends on the camera)
Four AA-type zinc-carbon, alkaline-manganese, lithium (1.5V), NiCd
(rechargeable) or Ni-MH (rechargeable) penlight batteries
Number of flashes
and recycling times
recycling time (approx.)*2||No.
of flashes (approx.)*3|
|AA-type NiCd (700mA)||2
|AA-type lithium (1.5V)||4
*1 With fresh batteries
*2 Duration until the ready-light comes on after firing
at full manual output.
*3 Total number of flashes when fired at full manual
output with an interval of 30 seconds between flashes.
Number of flashes
are greater in TTL Auto Flash and M1/4 flash output modes.
Flash mode selector
TTL, M, M1/4 or M1/32 mode selectable
Built-in light reducer
the ratio of the brightness of the right flash module to the left one (or vise
versa) to 1:4.
Performs test firing for correct
Can turn the SB-29s on again after the unit
enters standby mode.
Lights up for approx.
3 sec. (when both modules are fired), if flash is completely recycled.
firing at approx. 40 Hz.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 119 x 133 x 28.5mm (4.7 x 5.2 x 1.1 in.)
69 x 106.5 x 88.5mm (2.7 x 4.2 x 3.5 in.)
Weight (without batteries)
Approx. 410g (14.5 oz.)
Sync/multiple flash terminal
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.