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Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight

BH #NISB5000 • MFR #4815
Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight
Key Features
  • Open Box Products Have a Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Radio Control Advanced Wireless Lighting
  • Cooling System for 100 Consecutive Shots
  • Compatible with Nikon i-TTL
Nikon has reimagined both on- and off-camera lighting with the SB-5000 AF Speedlight, which brings revolutionary radio control to the Creative Lighting System with Advanced Wireless Lighting and comes equipped with a world's first shoe-mounted flash cooling system that enables up to 100 consecutive full-power flashes. These features alone are enough to put it at the top of the speedlight heap, but the SB-5000 doesn't rest and provides a powerful guide number of 113' at ISO 100 and 35mm while also shrinking in overall size compared to its predecessors.
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Asked by: John H.
Does the SB-5000 AF Speedlight work with a Quantum Turbo SC battery pack
Answered by: Tad B.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Can I use SB-5000 out of camera, controlled by ...

Can I use SB-5000 out of camera, controlled by WR-R11a on a D810?
Asked by: Clywton José de
Yes the WR-R11a will trigger select radio-enabled flash units such as the SB-5000. And the WR-R11a is compatible with the Nikon D810 camera.
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2021-04-15

Would this flash be compatible with my Nikon z6 ...

Would this flash be compatible with my Nikon z6 ii camera?
Asked by: Hannah
Answered by: Jerry
Date published: 2021-05-26


I have a D4S and an SB5000. How do I control the flashlight from the camera? I don't know how to set it up to where when I snap a picture the flash will go off as well. Can someone give me a step by step instruction of how? I have already gone through the manual, and it only made me more confused.
Asked by: Anonymous
Nikon would be best suited to provide step by step instructions and technical support via 1(800)645-6687. We could not cover everything in just one Q&A and they would be able to easily go over it on the phone with you.
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Focal Range - what zoom range will this work on ...

Focal Range - what zoom range will this work on D850?
Asked by: Philip
I have found that the SB-5000 has an effective range of about 70 feet. Beyond that, the light level begins to drop off fairly significantly. If you are shooting in an urban setting with ambient lighting you might be able to push the range a bit further.
Answered by: Mark
Date published: 2020-12-14

Will the Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight work with ...

Will the Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight work with Yongnuo YN622 wireless flash controller and transceiver?
Asked by: Hadley
I don't know about the Yongnuo system, but my SB 5000's work well with the Godox X1N system of transmitters and receivers. Only in manual mode, but I can adjust power levels of the SB 5000's and SB 700's and Godox strobes that I have from the one transmitter on the hot shoe of my camera.
Answered by: Thomas
Date published: 2020-12-05


If you have an SB-5000 in the shoe on a D-5 set in Commander Mode to control a mixed-mode off-camera wireless flash setup (some SB-910s set as wireless optical slaves plus one or more other SB-5000's set as wireless radio slaves), do you still need the WR-R10 attached to the camera to have the wireless radio functionality or does the SB-5000 in the shoe give you wireless radio Commander Mode control as well and without the WR-R10?
Asked by: James R.
No, you need the Wr-R10. The flash does not have the radio system built in.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-26

I have the D850 and SB-5000 speedlight Is a ...

I have the D850 and SB-5000 speedlight Is a SB-910 compatible to use with these ?
Asked by: Dawn
Answered by: Jerry
Date published: 2019-01-15
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