Vivitar DF-372 Dedicated TTL Flash for Nikon Cameras

Vivitar DF-372 Dedicated TTL Flash for Nikon Cameras

Vivitar DF-372 Dedicated TTL Flash for Nikon Cameras

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Product Highlights

  • Compatible with Nikon i-TTL
  • Guide Number: 177' at ISO 100 and 180mm
  • Zoom Range: 18-180mm
  • Tilts Upward 90°
  • Rotates Left & Right 180°
  • LCD Screen & Repeat Flash Mode
  • Built-In Diffuser and Bounce Card
  • Recycle Time: 2.9 Seconds at Full Power
  • High-Speed, 1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
  • Runs on 4 AA Batteries
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Vivitar VIV-DF-372-NIK Overview

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Take control of your on-camera lighting with the DF-372 Dedicated TTL Flash from Vivitar, which is compatible with Nikon's i-TTL automatic metering solution. This portable flash unit features a powerful guide number of 177' at ISO 100 and 180mm along with an extremely wide zoom range of 18-180mm. Also, bounce flash is possible with 90° of upward tilt and a full 360° of rotation.

An LCD screen allows users to easily check setting and make adjustments and the DF-372 features a repeat flash mode for stroboscopic work. The head also has a built-in diffuser and bounce card for further control over the light output and it has a recycle time of 2.9 seconds at full power. Additionally, it has high-speed, 1st and 2nd curtain sync options and it runs on 4 AA batteries.

In the Box
Vivitar DF-372 Dedicated TTL Flash for Nikon Cameras
  • Stand
  • Diffuser
  • Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Vivitar VIV-DF-372-NIK Specs

    Mount Shoe
    Guide No. 177.17' / 54 m ISO 100 at 180 mm Position
    Bounce Head 0 to +90°
    Swivel Head 360°
    Coverage 18 - 180 mm (Full Frame)
    Zoom Head Full Frame: 18 - 180 mm
    Off-Camera Terminal None
    Recycle Time Approximately 2.9 Seconds
    Flash-Ready Indicator Yes
    Power Source 4 x AA Batteries
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 5.2 x 3.8"

    Vivitar VIV-DF-372-NIK Reviews

    DF-372 Dedicated TTL Flash for Nikon Cameras is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works Well I was looking for a flash to use with my Nikon 7100 that would provide more light than the flash built into the camera; include the ability to bounce (with built in reflector card); zoom automatically to match the focal length of the lens in use; and allow me to reduce the power if and when necessary. I plan to use the flash only occasionally, and only for family pictures, so I could not justify the cost of the Nikon unit, which includes many sophisticated features I do not need. I had had satisfactory previous experience with Vivitar Series One equipment, so I chose the DF-372. Bottom line: I am very pleased. It works perfectly and does everything I want an external flash to do. The instruction manual is sparse but adequate.
    Date published: 2016-03-24
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Does not have the features on the box Pros Solid build Nice battery door ETTL worked Great Cons Only swivels 270 degrees I was unable to find High Speed Synch. HSS was also not mentioned in manual. When I calle the help line, all they could do is read the manual to me that I al ready had. Summary: Good build and ETTL worked great. However I really had my heart set on 360 degree swivel and HSS. Thus I am returning it.
    Date published: 2015-07-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive Performance I purchased this flash based on previous experience with Vivitar products and the low recycle rate advertised for this unit. I use this flash on my Nikon D750 and it's performance is as advertised. At 1/3rd the cost of a bigger name flash I believe this unit is an excellent bargain. The recycle time is right on and I am especially impressed with the recovery time from a full power flash cycle.
    Date published: 2015-07-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ease of use. I have always used Vivitar Series 1 products. The Vivitar DF 372 flash is the perfect companion for my Nikon D5000. The controls are easy to use, and the functions of this flash unit encompass many shooting situations. It has a powerful guide number and has fast recycling time. I am very happy with this item.
    Date published: 2015-11-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this product again GREAT product at a reasonable price. Works great on my Nikon D40 and D5300. It is a rather large unit compared to my old and now broken and expensive SB-600 Nikon Speedlight. It gets the job done!
    Date published: 2016-03-22
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Was everything I needed I used the flash off camera while shooting in a cave. Work great with no issues. Easy adjustment when the shot change.
    Date published: 2015-08-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great addition needed to upgrade the built-in flash on my Nikon D7100 for a wedding. The Vivitar DF-372 made a huge difference in my photos. The adjustable head worked great and battery life was superb. Thanks B & H for the fast shipping as always.
    Date published: 2016-04-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dont be afraid to make the move to the DF-372. Don't be afraid to make the move to the DF-372. Works better than my old Nikon flash. (4) batteries lasted much longer than expected * The regeneration time is very quick.
    Date published: 2016-10-27
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    question

    Is this made in China?
    Asked by: Kohinoor
    If my information is correct, Vivitar went bankrupt a while back and the Vivitar brand is now made and sold by another Chinese company called SAKAR. I hope they maintain the reliability of the old Vivitar brand. I still have an old Nikon film camera and my choice of flash for that one was, of course, Vivitar. That, fully manual flash, still works fine, to this day! They don't seem to make them like that anymore. Currently, using a Nikon D90, and looking for a new flash for it, as the Sigma flash I had for it, fried itself.
    Answered by: Ron R.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    Nikon 7100 works?
    Asked by: Maria j.
    I use a Nikon D5100 and the flash works great on my camera. I have no problems.
    Answered by: Crystal A.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    I have a Nikon d3200 with a sigma 18 to 250 zoom, can this flash be used with this camera???
    Asked by: Anonymous
    YES, IT IS DESIGNED TO WORK WITH NIKON DSLR CAMERAS
    Answered by: Black Hole
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    How do you setup High-Speed Sync?
    Asked by: Zhon J.
    It only sync at 1/320 fp unlike Nikon brand which sync at all speed once you change camera to fp sync setting, Camera tried on D800
    Answered by: Chander S.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    Will this work with Pocket Wizzard Flex 5's on ttl settings?
    Asked by: Dominique B.
    I Purchased It An Haven't Had The chance To Use It Yet!!
    Answered by: muta m.
    Date published: 2018-08-26

    question

    I have Nikon D300 camera I bought for my daughter is this flash compatable to my camera, also does it work with Vello iTTL Cord when I mount it on a bracket and also does it bring a diffuser or is that extra? and one one thing does it comes with sync cord does it work with a battery pack if it does can you tell me which one thank you
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Sorry I do not know, I bought this as a Christmas present. You will have to research it on line or contact the Vivitar company if you do not get your answer here.
    Answered by: Richard H.
    Date published: 2018-08-26
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