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Nikon SB800
Guide No.        
125' (38 m) at 35mm Position
184' (56 m) at 105mm Position
Angle of Coverage        
86° to 23° (24 to 105mm in 35mm format)
114° (14mm) with included wide angle adapter
Vari-Power        1/1 to 1/128th
TTL Dedication        Yes (i-TTL; with the D2H, D-TTL, or TTL, depending on camera used)
Bounce Head        Yes
Swivel Head        Yes
Zoom Head        
24-105mm (Auto-zoom; flash senses focal length & adjusts)
14/17mm (with built-in wide flash adapter)
14mm (with Diffusion Dome SW-10H, included)
Off Camera Terminal        Nikon Type PC Terminal (SC-15 or SC-11), & TTL Terminal (SC-19 or SC-18)
Recycle Time        
2.7 Seconds with SD-800 Battery Pack and Ni-Cd or Ni-MH batteries
6 Seconds with fresh alkaline batteries & full power
Power Source        Four 1.5-Volt "AA" batteries; alkaline, lithium, NiCad or NiMh
One extra AA battery with SD-800
Dimensions        2.8 x 5.0 x 3.6" (71 x 128 x 92mm) WxHxD
Weight        12.3 oz (350 g)
The SB800 was my workhorse when it came to lighting things up. I would always
have 6 units in my backpack ready to for any subject matter anywhere!