Nikon introduces the Speedlight SB-600, a compact flash packed with impressive functionality inherited from the renowned SB-800. It serves as a solid base for the Nikon Creative Lighting System when used in combination with Nikon D70 or D2H digital SLRs.
Major Features of the Nikon SB-600
Supports the Nikon Creative Lighting System.
Supports i-TTL (for automatic balanced Fill-Flash), D-TTL, TTL, Manuals
Easy-to-view LCD with 6 simple-to-understand backlit buttons.
Guide Number of 30/98 [ISO100,m/ft], 42/138 [ISO200,m/ft] (at 35mm zoom).
Auto zoom of 24 to 85mm, extendable to 14mm with built-in wide-flash adapter.
Same Wide area AF Assist Illuminator as the popular SB-800.
Advanced Wireless Lighting available with D2H or D70 when used as a remote.
Auto FP High-Speed Sync (with D2H only); use with fast shutter speeds achieves effective lurring of out-of-focus background elements.
Flash Color Information - optimized white balance makes use of data from the Speedlight.
FV holds flash value, enabling recomposition prior to shooting.
Accurate i-TTL flash control achieved through flash exposure monitoring control.
Design consistent with those of next-generation D-SLRs, with a triangular design element on the top that complements the D-SLR motif.
Supports optional Color Filter Set (SJ-1).
Ready light located beside the LCD on the back panel - highly visible even when used as a remote.
Nikon Speedlight SB-600 specifications
Flash exposure control â¢ i-TTL
â¢ TTL (film based)
â¢ Balanced fill-flash
Guide number â¢ 30/98 (ISO 100, m/ft)
â¢ 42/138 (ISO 200, m/ft)
* at 35 mm zoom-head position, 20Â°C / 60Â°F
Flash coverage â¢ 24 - 85 mm
â¢ Extendable to 14 mm with built-in wide-flash adapter
Flash shooting distance range â¢ 0.6 to 20 m (2 to 65.6 ft)
* in auto flash mode, varies depending on ISO, zoom-head position and lens aperture
Power switch â¢ Off
Recycling time â¢ Approx. 3.5 sec (Alkaline battery)
Number of flashes â¢ Approx. 200 (Alkaline battery)
Creative lighting system A variety of flash operations are available with camera's compatible with CLS: i-TTL mode, Advanced Wireless Lighting, FV flash, Flash color information communication, Auto FP High-Speed sync, and Wide-area AF-Assist Illuminator.
Display LCD segment type
LCD back light LED type
Power 4 x AA batteries system
Dimensions 124 x 90 x 68 mm (4.9 x 3.5 x 2.7 in) s
Weight (no batt) 300g (9.6 oz)
Box contents Speedlight stand (AS-19), Soft case (SS-600)