Nikon SB-700 AF Speedlight

Nikon SB-700 AF Speedlight

SKU # nik.4808



Nikon SB-700 AF Speedlight

Supplied with AS-22 speedlight stand, sw-14H diffusion dome, SZ-#TN incandescent filter, SZ-3FL florescent filter, SS-700 soft case.

Commander Function Yes

Remote Function Yes

Guide Number 28 m/92 ft. (at ISO 100, 35mm zoom head position, in FX format, standard illumination pattern, 20°C/68°F) to 39 m/128 ft. (at ISO 200, 35mm zoom head position, in FX format, standard illumination pattern, 20°C/68°F)

Electronic Construction Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry

Flash Exposure Control Distance-priority manual flash

i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash with CLS compatible cameras

Manual Flash (with Nikon Creative Lighting System digital and 35mm SLR cameras)

Lens Coverage 14-120mm (DX-format)

24 to 120mm (FX-Format)

Illumination pattern; the light distribution angle is automatically adjusted to the camera's image area in both FX and DX formats

Monitor Pre-flashes

AF-assist illuminator

Modeling illuminator

Bounce Function (Tilt) Flash head tilts down to -7° or up to 90° with click-stops at -7°, 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°.

Bounce Function (Rotate) Flash head rotates horizontally 180° to the left and right with click-stops at 0°, 30°, 60°, 75°, 90°, 120°, 150°, 180°

Minimum Recycling Time 

  • 2.5 sec. (approx.) with AA-size Alkaline (1.5V) batteries
  • 2.5 sec. (approx.) with Evolta (1.5V) batteries
  • 2.5 sec. (approx.) with NiMH (2600 mAh) batteries
  • 2.5 sec. (approx.) with NiMH (eneloop) batteries
  • 3.5 sec. (approx.) with Lithium (1.5V) batteries

Flash Duration 

  • 1/1042 sec. at M1/1 (full) output
  • 1/1136 sec. at M1/2 output
  • 1/2857 sec. at M1/4 output
  • 1/5714 sec. at M1/8 output
  • 1/10000 sec. at M1/16 output
  • 1/18182 sec. at M1/32 output
  • 1/25000 sec. at M1/64 output
  • 1/40000 sec. at M1/128 output

Rotate the power switch/wireless mode switch for multiple flash units to turn the SB-700 on or off

Standby function can also be set

Required Power Source 

  • Four 1.5 V alkaline AA-size batteries
  • Four 1.5 V lithium AA-size batteries
  • Four Rechargeable 1.2 V NiMH AA-size batteries

Flash-ready Indicator Blinks: insufficient flash output for correct exposure (in i-TTL or distance-priority manual flash mode)

Lights up: recycled and ready to fire.

Flash Compensation -3.0 EV to +3.0 EV in increments of 1/3 EV steps in i-TTL mode

Custom Setting AF-Assist Illumination

Flash Compensation Steps in Manual Flash Mode

FX/DX Format Selection

Minimum Number of Flashes / Recycling Time 

  • 160/2.5–30 sec. (1.5V AA Alkaline)
  • 230/2.5–30 sec. (1.5V Evolta)
  • 260/2.5–30 sec. (2600 mAh NiMH)
  • 230/2.5–30 sec. (Ni-MH (eneloop))
  • 330/3.5–30 sec. (1.5V Lithium)

Wireless Flash Modes 

  • Master
  • Quick Wireless Mode: A:B
  • Off
  • Remote
  • SU-4

Wireless Communication Channels: 1, 2, 3 and 4 

Wireless Groups Two: A, B

Dimensions 2.8 x 5.0 x 4.1 in. (71.0 x 126.0 x 104.5 mm) (Approx.)

Weight (Approx. without batteries) 12.7 oz. (360 g)