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Nikon Inc. R1 Wireless Close-Up Speedlight System

A portable wireless close-up lighting system designed for Nikon digital SLRs with a built-in flash unit with wireless commander control.
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CAN THIS FLASH BE USED WITH MY D60 CAMERA

I AM GOING TO USE IT ( R1 FLASH ) IN TAKING PICTURE INSIDE PATIENT MOUTH (ODONTOLOGICAL PICTURES). if you think there is a better product ,please let me know
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You would need the R1C1 kit, with the added SU-800, as the D60 has no in built commander to control flash off camera
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R1 Wireless Close-Up Speedlight System can be used with the D60.
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Is this compatible with the D3200?

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Yes and no, no in that you would need either the SU-800 or other such as the SB-900 to control it as the D3200 has no in built commander, so the R1-C1 kit would be an option.
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R1 compatability with D5300?

I want to use the R1 on my recently purchased D5300. I don't think the built in flash has a command mode. Can I use SB910 as a commander and if so, is it complicated?
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You are correct that the D5300 does not have in built commander so yes, you can use the SB-910 to control the R1 kit, you just turn the switch to commander mode and away you go
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Is there a mount to accomodate the R1 on a 55mm adaptor ring for a Tokina 100AF macro lens?

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No, but you can get a 3rd party 52-55 mm step up ring. R1 comes with a 52 mm adapter ring.
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Where are the specs for this flash? I see nothing!!!!!

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All the specs are there if you look, you can see it all here
http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Nikon-Products/Product/Flashes/4805/SB-R200-Wireless-Speedlight.html#tab-ProductDetail-ProductTabs-TechSpecs
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Can I use the R1 wireless close-up speedlight system with my D5200?

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You would require the R1-C1 kit as this has the SU-800 which would be needed on the D5200 as it has no in built commander.
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R1 with D800

Will the built in pop up flash on the d800/ 800E trigger this unit in TTL mode as a wireless device or must one use the SU 800 to acheive this function?
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I must be misunderstanding you question, you do not need a SU800, yes the built in flash will fire the remote flashes as long as you set them up in the D800 menu. The D800 has the equivalent of a built in SU800.
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D800 has built in flash commander mode.
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Can I use R1 with a d5100 if I use on camera sb-910 for commander, thereby eliminating need for su-800?

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Yes, the SB-910 can be use to command the SB-R200 speedlights that are in the R1 kit.
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I inherited this system. Since I have a D5100, I need a commander. Other than the SU-800, what flash units act as a commander w/ the R1 System?

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The SB-700, 800, 900 and 910 can all control the R1
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Will the R1 Wireless Close up work with the D-80 & SB700 Speed Light

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Yes.
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Can I use the R1 wireless close-up speedlight system with my 18-105mm lens in the D5100? Thanks

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Because the D5100 does not have a built in commander which is needed to trigger the SB-R200 Speedlight wirelessly, You will need the purchase the R1-C1wireless close-up speedlight system which has the SU-800 included in the kit. It works with your 18-105mm lens.
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does this work with d7000 or do you need r1c1? does the sb29 ring flash work with the d7000 as well?

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You do NOT need r1c1 (specifically, the SU-800). The built-in speedlight on the 7000 will activate SB-R200s, and so only the R1 kit is needed. The ring light will work with the D7000 too. (By the way, ya gotta love that 7000!)
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You can use R1, D700 has built in commander. Not too familier the SB29
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Can I use the R1 wireless close-up speedlight system with my D5100

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Yes but you would need the SU-800, R1-C1 kit, as well as the D5100 does not have commander built in so there would be no way to control the lights
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does my D3200 camera works with R1 and R1C1?

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You need the R1C1 as the D3200 does not have a commander mode.
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Is R1 wireless close up flash compatible with Nikon D600?Do I need C1 or not.?

I'm using Nikon D80 and plan to upgrade the camera. I'm looking for D90, D600 & D800 but price will be a big issue. I need 105mm macro lens & R1 flash kit along with the camera.
Any help / guidance will be helpful.
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The D600 is able to control the R1 kit with the inbuilt commander so no need for the SU-800.
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Can the R1 be used with zoom lenses?

Just curious ...because I read that someone used this set up to shoot portraits.
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The R-1 is designed for use in macro or close-up shooting. Performance would not be optimal in other situations.
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Will SB900 fire the R1 when mounted on D800?

For macro work (105mm), mostly flowers and insects.
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Yes, as long as its in commander mode.
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How wide will it work?

I'm looking to use this for nightlife shooting, since I'm always in tight spots it might work great. Only concern is will it cause vignetting at 24mm on a Full Frame Sensor? I feel the mounting system my effect the framing. Thanks.
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I think for a definite answer contact service and support.
I own this system, use it with a D2X which is not full frame, and use it on my 17-35mm 2.8 Nikkor, the ring attachment screws into filter threads and it does not etend much more than my hood for my lens.
I have never experienced vignetting with my set up.
Hope this helps... I looked under all tech specs for this system and could not find your answer..
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Can I use r1 wireless close-up with d3200 camera

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It will work but you will need the SU-800 to control it as the D3200 has no built in flash commander.
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Will the R1 work with my D70s?

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