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can Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight be used with D 90

can Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight be used with D 90
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One of the reasons I don't like the V1 particularly and the reason I bought a P7100 instead.
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No, only works with Nikon 1
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what flash to use with FM-10 camera

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Look for older Metz Mecablitz, I have a FM2 w/MD and a Metz 402 Mecablitz--great combo and the Metz is good upto 100 ft but can be brought down for close portraits.
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Not the SB-N5 it's for Nikon 1 cameras. Any of the older speedlights are fine, see if you can find a used SB 21 or even a SB 600 (a little overkill).
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Will other flashes with a standard hotshoe be able to be used on this camera, or will an adapter be available if not?

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The Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight is only compatible with the NIKON 1 series.
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Is the 1 SB - N5 comparable for use with the d3100? Is the SB - 400 more appropriate?

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The SB-N5 is not compatible with the D3100. Please click on the link below for compatible Speedlights with the D3100:
http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Produ...
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How is this flash powered? There are no batteries listed in the specs.

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Batteries not required, since the camera powers the SB-N5 Speedlight.
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Will an off camera flash cord idealy like the SC 28 be available.

Could the V1 Flash also be used with a new version of the pocket wizard Flex5?
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You will need to get in contact with the manufacture of the third equipment for compatibility information with our products.
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When will this be available?

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It's already available for purchase. Please click on the link below for Authorized Dealers information:
http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Produ...
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Can the SB-N5 be used to trigger other CLS flash units? The SB-900?

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The new SB-N5 was specifically created for the Nikon 1 V1, is not part of the CLS. However, you can set the SB-900 to SU-4 in order to convert it in a optical slave but, the SB-900 can only be set in Manual mode.
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will this work well on my d3000 slr

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The SB-N5 was specifically created for the Nikon 1 V1.
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There are no U.S. vendors with SB-N5 in stock. When will the SB-N5 Speedlight be in stock ?

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Please click on the link below and go to Authorized Dealers around your area or Online:
http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Produ...
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Using SB n5 for movies

I thought I read somewhere that this unit could be used while filming videos? Is this true?
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If you're working in less than adequate light while creating a Motion Snapshot or using Smart Photo Selector, attach the Speedlight and keep everything exposed properly. The SB-N5 Speedlight steps up to serve as a continuous light source for up to six seconds.
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with SLR i shoot 3 pictures with flash in 1 second - what is the V1 + SBN5 able ?

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The Nikon 1 V1 can take up to 5 frames per second while the shutter-release button is held down. The flash can double as a continuous light source illuminating for six seconds during both Motion Snapshot and Smart Photo Selector modes.
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Do u have Nikon 1 SB-N5 speedlight with white colour?

How can i buy all white stuff to suit my white V1?
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It only comes in black.
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Does the Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight work with the Nikon J1 and V1 or only V1?

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Its only for the V1, the J1 has a built in flash.
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Will this flash work on a D50?

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The SB-N5 is only compatible with the NIKON 1 V1.
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I have the D3100. I purchased this flash but having trouble getting it in the shoe..

I am brand new, help me out.
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It will not fit as it is designed for the V1, take it back to where you bought it and either get a refund or exchange it for a SB-700.
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will this work with nikon j1

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No, its for the V1, the J1 has a built in pop up flash.
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External Flash for D3100 for Family portraits & grandkids

Looking for an easy to use with good results external flash for my D3100. Mostly amateur photos
consisting of the grandkids, family party shots and the dogs. Wanted one that would work with the
automatic functions regarding the lens focal length. Any suggestions are appreciated.
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Either the SB-600, 700 or 910 will suffice, the 1 SB-N5 is for the 1 V1 only.
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can this flas be used on Nikon1 J2?

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No, Nikon 1 J1 & J2 do not have a hotshoe for external flash.
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Will the SB-N5 Speedlight work with the new V2?

Your website seems to indicate this, but I'm reading that it may not work.
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Yes, it works with the 1V1 and V2.
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