Search Nikon

Looking for Answers about Nikon Inc. SB-700 AF Speedlight?

Compact Digital Cameras(Q:4605 A:5581)
Digital SLR Cameras(Q:2229 A:3366)
Flashes(Q:498 A:613)
Lenses(Q:2953 A:4083)
Nikon1(Q:338 A:385)
Nikon1 Lenses(Q:171 A:202)
Nikon1-Flashes(Q:40 A:45)
Most Recent Questions
Recent Question:
can this flash automatically zoom for longer focal lengths?
Recent Question:
Is this product compatible with a D5000?
Recent Question:
Will the SC-17 remote cord allow you to use the new SB-500 off camera with a D800?
Recent Question:
Is the new SB-500 compatible with the d800?
Recent Question:
Where on the SB700 is the modeling illuminator located?
Questions with Most Recent Answers
Question:
Can the SB500 work as a Commander for SB900 or SB200 when mounted on the Nikon Dƒ ?
Question:
Is this product compatible with a D5000?
Question:
Will the SC-17 remote cord allow you to use the new SB-500 off camera with a D800?
Question:
Is the new SB-500 compatible with the d800?
Question:
Where on the SB700 is the modeling illuminator located?

Customer Questions & Answers for
Nikon Inc. SB-700 AF Speedlight

High performance versatile speedlight brings simplicity to on-camera, remote, and multiple flash photography.
Customer Questions & Answers:
124 Questions
 | 
157 Answers
Overall Rating:
4.267 out of 5
4.3
out of
5

Questions & Answers for Nikon Inc. SB-700 AF Speedlight

Question

Can I use the SB-700 wirelessly with my D3100?

I would like to use the SB-700 as a remote flash along with the flash on my D3100.
Location : Connecticut
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Liz
3 years, 7 months ago
Location : Connecticut
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
+8points
9out of 10found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can buy a pair of Yonguno iTTL transceivers for about $85.00. They will control the flash in many different ways. Make sure you buy the iTTL version
answered 1 year ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
1 year ago
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
You can mount the SU-800 Commander on the camera hot shoe to use the speedlight wirelessly.
 
Products from my answer
 
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonStaff
3 years, 7 months ago
-6points
2out of 10found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Im pretty sure the D3100 doesnt support cls, could be wrong, so you will not have ttl, however, you can set the flash to SU-4 and use it that way it just means that you will have to adjust the flash power manually.
You can get third party wireless controllers but again they dont support ttl so again you will have to set up manually if you go down this route.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
KeithD
3 years, 7 months ago
+7points
7out of 7found this answer helpful.
Question

is the sb700 compatible with the d3200??

asked 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 5 months ago
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
+2points
3out of 4found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
absolutely compatible,
all Nikons, newer, support TTL lighting systems,
good choice...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Sports
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 3 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Sports
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
yes, absolutely...
under tech specs for D3200 it is listed as one of the compatible flashes.
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Yes, on camera only you will need SU800 for remote off camera use.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
JoeR
2 years, 5 months ago
+2points
2out of 2found this answer helpful.
Question

I have a D5100 and I just bought 2 x SB700. Instead of buying a SU800 or pocketwizards can I buy a third SB700 to command the other 2 flashes?

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 1 month ago
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
-1point
1out of 3found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Pocket wizards are radio frequency fired, su-800 is IR line of sight .Pocket wizards cost more. SU 800 is TTL , pocket wizard you will have to do manual settings. SU-800 has focus assist, PW's don't. I'm sure there's a few more I'm forgetting but they are the main differences.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
JoeR
2 years, 1 month ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
I know I can do that but I'm just curious if I wanted 2 of them as off flashes I could just use a 3rd SB700 in the hot shoe? My main question was, what's the difference in the pocket wizards and SU800 if I decided to do it that way

Thank you~
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 1 month ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Just use one you already have to control the other, unless of course you have a need for two flashes off camera. You could always use the flashes in SU-4 mode but you would then have to control output manually.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
KeithD
2 years, 1 month ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

TTL problem with Sb700

Hi people, I have a problem with my Sb 700. When I mount it ond my D5100 TTL isn´t working. There is a picture on flash screen wich shows me to put on Manual mode, Whet its on manual mod, the flash is working properly.

P.s. sorry for my bad English
Location : Zrenjanin, Serbia
Age: 18-24
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: 3-6 months
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 1 month ago
Location : Zrenjanin, Serbia
Age: 18-24
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: 3-6 months
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
I've had that problem when the SB-700's batteries are weak. Try fresh ones.

Regards,

Jim C
Location : Toms River, NJ, USA
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Li'l Ma
1 year, 3 months ago
Location : Toms River, NJ, USA
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
When I put on the camera, the ttl is woking sometimes, or it works for the first shoot, after that the screen comes up on the flash with an exclamation mark mark to put on the manual mode on the flash.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 1 month ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 3
I don't know your experience, so I will start with the simplest explanation. Did you set your camera and flash to TTL mode?
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
JoeR
2 years, 1 month ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

can you use the sb-700 wirelessly on the d80 but also turn off the built in flash

I want to use by sb-700 flash wirelessly. but i dont want my d80's built-in flash to go off. is that possible?
Location : los angeles
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Just getting started with photography
asked 3 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
mike
3 years, 6 months ago
Location : los angeles
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Just getting started with photography
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes you can. Just go to your flash/commander menu and turn it off.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
3 years, 6 months ago
-3points
0out of 3found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Yes the SB-700 can be used remotely, however, the on board flash has to be used to control it thus technically you cant turn it off as it still has to send a signal to the flash unit. You can set it in the menu to -- but the flash will fire though you may get some residual light from the flash, you could of course buy the SG-3ir which sits on the hot shoe and so stops the residual flash from affecting your images.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
KeithD
3 years, 6 months ago
+3points
3out of 3found this answer helpful.
Question

Can I use this flash wirelessly with D5100?

Pretty sure I know the answer but I want to make sure.
Location : los angeles
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: 1-3 months
Role: Just getting started with photography
asked 3 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
deme
3 years, 1 month ago
Location : los angeles
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: 1-3 months
Role: Just getting started with photography
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I dun think so. I have never tried the D5100 but if it doesn't have a Built-in Camera flash commander option, I guess it doesn't.

http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/9520/~/nikon-creative-lighting-system-%28cls%29

http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/11938/~/how-to-use-the-built-in-speedlight-in-commander-mode-to-control-remote This one might not be updated yet.

Or if you have 2 SB700, you can attach one to your camera hotshoe to act as a commander unit for the other off-camera SB700.

But still check with your local Nikon representative first.
Location : Singapore
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: 6-12 months
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
Zane80
3 years, 1 month ago
Location : Singapore
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: 6-12 months
Role: Semi-professional photographer
-2points
0out of 2found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Yes and no, no in that the D5100 has no CLS command built in. You can however use the flash in SU-4 mode but then it would be in manual and you would have to adjust the flash yourself.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
Customer Avatar
by
KeithD
3 years, 1 month ago
+2points
5out of 8found this answer helpful.
Question

Used SB-700 in slave mode using the pop up on D3100 as master and now can not figure out how to get rid of the three pre-shot flashes. Please help.

Location : Tx
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: 3-6 months
Role: Occasional user, memory keeper
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
gnelly
2 years, 9 months ago
Location : Tx
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: 3-6 months
Role: Occasional user, memory keeper
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
+3points
3out of 3found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
The D3100 built in flash is not CLS compatible. In order to do CLS on a D3100 you'll need a SU-800 or a CLS master capable flash (SB700, 900 or 910) unit on the D3100.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 9 months ago
-1point
0out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Make sure your red eye reduction is turned off.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
KeithD
2 years, 9 months ago
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

Does the SB700 speedlite stay on when being used in video mode when used with a D3100?

i am wondering if u have the SB700 attached to a D3100 will the light stay on when u want to record videos.
Location : Torrance
Age: Under 18
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: 1-3 months
Role: Semi-professional photographer
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Legion
2 years, 9 months ago
Location : Torrance
Age: Under 18
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: 1-3 months
Role: Semi-professional photographer
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I would not think so, there IS a burst of power to the flash when the signal from the camera comes in, but no, I dont think it would work like a light bulb.
Location : Eastern Oregon
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: 6-12 months
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 9 months ago
Location : Eastern Oregon
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: 6-12 months
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
No SB-700 is not a video light it is not working in video mode, it is only for photography as a master or remote flash
Location : Egypt
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Nabfro
2 years, 9 months ago
Location : Egypt
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Semi-professional photographer
+3points
3out of 3found this answer helpful.
Question

Is this flash compatible with my F100?

Age: 35-44
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 6-10 years
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 8 months ago
Age: 35-44
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 6-10 years
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
In looking at the list of compatible cameras, it only lists digital and not film cameras...
I would contact "Service and Support" in the above main menu bar and ask there...
Hope this helps...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Sports
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 4 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Sports
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
The SB-700 is compatible with the F-100. The SB-700 has more features than you will be able to use with your excellant film camera. Is a speedlight manual available to you?
Location : Sunnyvale, California
Age: Over 65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Andy
2 years, 8 months ago
Location : Sunnyvale, California
Age: Over 65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

Can I use the SB700 with my D700?

Location : Clifton, NJ
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 21+ years
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
JerseyJake
2 years, 8 months ago
Location : Clifton, NJ
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 21+ years
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
+2points
2out of 2found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes, absolutely, very compatible...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Sports
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Sports
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
+2points
2out of 2found this answer helpful.
answer 2
yes
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
KeithD
2 years, 8 months ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

SB-700 & D90

Why is the SB-700 not listed as usable in the D90 user guide. is there some problem with the SB-700 & the D90 combo? The SB-600, SB-800 & SB900 are listed for use with the D90.
Location : Oxford, NC
Age: Over 65
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Experience: More than 20 years
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Jimbo
2 years, 8 months ago
Location : Oxford, NC
Age: Over 65
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Experience: More than 20 years
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
1out of 2found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
The section for this SB700 flash has a list of cameras that are compatible with this flash and the D90 is listed.
I personally dont know why they would not be compatible, the D90 specs says it is CLS supported.
You may want to check out the Support section on site for this flash or camera model.
Hope this helps...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Sports
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Sports
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
It is compatible, here is the chart:
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/886/~/d-slr-and-nikon-speedlight-compatibility
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
JoeR
2 years, 8 months ago
+3points
3out of 3found this answer helpful.
Question

Is the SB-700 compatible with D5100?

Nikon Family: 21+ years
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 7 months ago
Nikon Family: 21+ years
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
+1point
1out of 1found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes absolutely, and will work well too...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 4 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Yes, the SB-700 is compatible with the D5100.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonStaff
2 years, 7 months ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

Flash Value (FV) Lock on D5100 ?

Is it available the option Flash Value (FV) Lock with the D5100 ? How ? Regards
Location : Uruguay
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: 6-12 months
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
d2fc
2 years, 6 months ago
Location : Uruguay
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: 6-12 months
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hi
I see FV lock on flash, but in searching tech specs for your camera, it says nothing about FV lock on D5100.
I would suggest asking Support for help.
They will respond in a timely and efficient manner...
Hope this helps
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
You will need to set the SB-700 in manual. The Flash value (FV) lock is not available in the D5100.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonStaff
2 years, 6 months ago
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

Can you use an external power source with this unit?

Location : Los Angeles, CA, USA
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
 
Products related to my question
D5100 18-55mm VR Lens Kit
4.6 out of 5(741)
 
 
 
 
 
 
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 6 months ago
Location : Los Angeles, CA, USA
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
-2points
0out of 2found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
To my knowledge none of the Nikon flash units can be powered by external sources.

Would be a good question for Service and Support....
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
-3points
0out of 3found this answer helpful.
answer 2
No.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
KeithD
2 years, 6 months ago
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

Will the SB-700 work with an SC-17 remote cord and D80 bode?

I have a D80, with a bracket grip and SC-17 coiled remote cord that extends the hot shoe to the bracket. This worked for an older Speedlight and an N70. Will it work for the D80 and SB-700 and still include the i-TTL function or do I need to upgrade to the SC-28 or SC-29?
Location : Eugene, OR, USA
Age: 35-44
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
masanchez
2 years, 6 months ago
Location : Eugene, OR, USA
Age: 35-44
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
+1point
1out of 1found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I found some additional information in Nikon's support section regarding my original question. It says:

Using the SC-17, SC-28 and SC-29 with i-TTL compatible cameras and Speedlights
When an SC-17, SC-28 or SC-29 cable is used for off-camera flash photography with i-TTL compatible cameras such as the D70 or newer DSLRs, correct exposure may not occur if using i-TTL Balanced fill-flash. It is recommended to select spot metering in order for the camera to use standard i-TTL flash metering instead. This will improve consistency of flash exposures when using off-camera flash photography.
Location : Eugene, OR, USA
Age: 35-44
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
masanchez
2 years, 6 months ago
Location : Eugene, OR, USA
Age: 35-44
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
I've never tried the combination of the SC-17 with the D-80 and SB-700 Speedlight, but do know that the SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord works, as does the SC-29.
Location : Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Age: Over 65
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
 
Products from my answer
 
SC-28 TTL Coiled Remote Cord
4 out of 5(3)
 
 
 
SC-29 TTL Coiled Remote Cord
4.5 out of 5(2)
 
 
 
 
 
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
JargonTalk
2 years, 6 months ago
Location : Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Age: Over 65
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

GOOD MORNING, I HAVE A D5100 AND I HAVE TWO SB-700, CAN I USE A SU-800 TO CONTROL THEM?

asked 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 5 months ago
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
+1point
1out of 1found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
the SU-800 CAN CONTROL THE SB-700?
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Anonymous
2 years, 5 months ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Yes, the D5100 is compatible with the SU-800 wireless commander.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonStaff
2 years, 5 months ago
-1point
0out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

does the built in flash from the D3100 trigger this flash in remote mode and if so is it only in manual output

Location : Brisbane, Australia
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Just getting started with photography
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Brucey
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Brisbane, Australia
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Just getting started with photography
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hi
I do not know this camera well, but looking in the specs , it does not say that the built in flash is also commander too,
I would say to ask the Service and Support here at Nikon site.
If it does command remote flash, I’m sure it would utilize all the TTL functions that Nikon has produced, not only manual mode...
hope this helps a little...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
No the D3100 does not have a commander mode.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
JoeR
2 years, 5 months ago
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

Could I use the SB-700 with my Nikon N65?

Location : Virginia Beach
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 6-10 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Josh
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Virginia Beach
Age: 25-34
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 6-10 years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
-1point
0out of 1found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I searched the entire site at Nikon , and only find SB600 & SB800 to be compatible with N65.
I would suggest contacting Support here on site...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Landscape
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Yes
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
JoeR
2 years, 5 months ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

sb700 on my d3100

I have a d3100 and just bought an sb700. Please bare with me as I am new to this so dont understand all the terminology yet. How do I attach the sb700 to my d3100?
Location : pa
Age: 35-44
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Just getting started with photography
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
zanybees
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : pa
Age: 35-44
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Experience: Less than a month
Role: Just getting started with photography
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Never think someone should bare with you, we all started out knowing nothing...:)
Welcome to the Nikon family and photography.
On top of D3100 are two metal pieces, rails if you will, this is called the hotshoe...your flash on bottom has a metal piece that slides into the rails, slide the flash into rails gently, never force it in there and sometimes it feels like its stuck, just be gentle...slide flash in until it stops completely, and then turn the lock lever on flsh to the right to lock flash in place. turn on cam and tirn on flash, you should be good to go...
hope this helps...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
+2points
2out of 2found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Please see page # 172 of the user's manual for the D3100 regarding Speedlights. Also, page # B-11 of the user's manual for the SB-700 speedlight.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonStaff
2 years, 5 months ago
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

Will the SB-700 AF Speedlight work on the D5000?

I don't know about flashes at all and I don't want to buy this flash and it end up not working with my camera.
Location : Houston, TX
Age: 18-24
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Role: Just getting started with photography
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
Kimbo
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Houston, TX
Age: 18-24
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Role: Just getting started with photography
on SB-700 AF Speedlight
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes, the SB700 will work, CLS Creative Lighting System is supported...
and it should work veery well...
hope this helps...
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
NikonD
2 years, 5 months ago
Location : Sedona, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Portrait
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
Role: Semi-professional photographer
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Yes it will work, however, you will only be able to use it off camera in SU-4 mode as the D5000 does not have in built cls capability.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
Customer Avatar
by
KeithD
2 years, 5 months ago
+3points
3out of 3found this answer helpful.
1 2 3 4 5 ... 7 next>>