Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight

Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight Wedding and Event Kit

Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight Wedding and Event Kit

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  • 8-Bay AA/AAA Rapid Battery Charger
  • 16 AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries
  • Compact Battery Pack
  • Medium Fabric Softbox & Cinch Strap
  • Four AA Battery Cases
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Nikon SB-5000 AF overview

  • 1Description

Make sure you have all the tools you need for an effective on-camera lighting setup with this Event and Wedding Kit from B&H which stars the flagship Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight. Users of the flash alone will have access to an incredibly powerful lighting tool, which is only bolstered by the addition of a medium fabric softbox and cinch strap for softer light if needed. Also, the kit bundles in a compact battery pack for longer shooting times and faster recycling along with sixteen AA NiMH rechargeable batteries, an 8-bay rapid charger, and cases for all the batteries.

  • Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight

    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.

    Of course, the SB-5000 AF Speedlight is fully compatible with Nikon's i-TTL automatic exposure system found in a majority of their cameras for fast, accurate operation. The radio control implemented in the SB-5000 requires a compatible DSLR using the WR-A10 Wireless Remote Adapter and WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller in order to fully realize the power of the system. This enables the camera and flash to wirelessly control up to six groups of flashes from up to 98' away, without requiring any line of sight. Also, the SB-5000 and the radio system are fully compatible with the existing optical triggering method of older units and can even be mixed and matched for maximum versatility.

    Designed for reliability as well as versatility, the innovative built-in cooling system of the SB-5000 is a first for shoe-mounted flashes. It vents heat quickly and efficiently, allowing you to fire up to 100 consecutive full power flashes without issue. It also means that the flash can be made smaller without compromising performance. This new design also ensures speedy and intuitive operation, implementing an Info button for fast access to some of your most commonly used settings.

    As a standard flash the SB-5000 will not disappoint, providing a wide ranging zoom head of 24-200mm which can be extended down to 14mm with use of the built-in diffusion panel. The head will also tilt from -7 to +90° and rotate left and right 180° for complete bounce capabilities. Full sync mode support is available with slow, high-speed, 1st and 2nd curtain options.

    The flash has a quick recycle time of 1.8-2.6 seconds and runs on four AA batteries. It can be powered by select external battery packs. A PC terminal can be found on the SB-5000 for further triggering options and it comes with a stand, diffusion dome, fluorescent and incandescent filters, and a soft case.

    Radio control Advanced Wireless Lighting when used with a D5 or D500 DSLR equipped with WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller and WR-A10 Wireless Remote Adapter
    Radio triggering range of 98' with no line-of-sight requirement and with control over 6 groups of flashes
    Shoe-mount flash cooling system with a heat-shedding design enables over 100 bursts at full output without overheating
    Guide number of 113' at ISO 100 and 35mm or 180' at ISO 100 and 200mm
    Coverage of 14-24mm in FX when using built-in wide-angle diffusion panel
    Manual power output from 1/1 to 1/256
    Light distribution angle is automatically adjustable to the camera's image area in both FX and DX formats with standard, even, and center-weighted options
    Wireless Commander TTL capabilities with both optical and radio trigger options
    Commander Mode to set up optical wireless flashes in 3 groups and in one of 4 channels
    Control and mix optical and radio flashes
    Backlit rear LCD panel
    Customize settings with Unified Flash Control and a personal computer with version 2.23 or later of Nikon's Camera Control Pro 2 software installed
    Flash head tilts with click-stops at -7°, 0°, 45 °, 60°, 75°, and 90°
    Flash head rotates left and right with click-stops at 0°, 30°, 60°, 75°, 90°, 120°, 150°, and 180°
    Flash exposure compensation from -3 to +3 EV in 1/3 EV steps
    Info button for fast access to commonly adjusted settings
    Works with SK-6 Power Bracket Unit and SD-9 High-Performance Battery Pack
    Flash-ready indicator lights
    Flash duration of 1/980 to 1/30,820 second depending on output setting
    AF-assist light, modeling illuminator, monitor pre-flashes, and test firing settings
    Automatic color filter detection for adjusting the camera's color temperature settings
    Firmware can be updated through camera
    UPC: 018208048151
  • Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger for AA / AAA NiMH or NiCd Rechargeable Batteries

    The Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger for AA / AAA NiMH or NiCd Rechargeable Batteries charges up to 8 AA or AAA size nickel-metal hydride or nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries. Charging time ranges from 3.6-4.6 hr for AA batteries, and 1.6-2 hr for AAA's. Eight individual LCD indicators give the charging status for each battery. Patented technology permits the charging of different sizes and types of battery simultaneously--charge a AA with a AAA, or an NiMH with an NiCd.

    The charger's intelligent microprocessor doles out the full charge to each battery while preventing overcharging, thanks to Delta Voltage Protection. The Safety Timer with Automatic Timer Shut-Off senses when batteries are fully charged and ceases charging. Automatic Charge Current Selection automatically chooses the optimal current for the batteries you're charging. Reverse Polarity Protection and Alkaline and Bad Battery Protection safeguard the charger and your batteries against damage when batteries are installed improperly. There's also a discharge function, allowing you to refresh the batteries prior to charging.

    The charger features an icon that shifts up and down during discharging, and stops shifting when discharge is complete. This icon also displays battery capacity while charging. The full-battery icon lights up when the batteries are fully charged. A flashing full-battery icon indicates an abnormality, such as the presence of a bad or alkaline battery, and at this point the charger will cease its operation. The charger is powered by an included external AC adapter with switching 100-240V power for worldwide use, or by the 12-24V DC cord which can plug into your car's cigarette lighter for charging on-the-go.

    Charges up to 8 AA or AAA size nickel-metal hydride or nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries.
    Charging time ranges from 3.6-4.6 hr for AA batteries, and 1.6-2 hr for AAA's.
    Eight individual LCD indicators give the charging status for each battery.
    Patented technology permits the charging of different sizes and types of battery simultaneously--charge a AA with a AAA, or an NiMH with an NiCd.
    Intelligent microprocessor doles out the full charge to each battery while preventing overcharging, thanks to Delta Voltage Protection. The Safety Timer with Automatic Timer Shut-Off senses when batteries are fully charged and ceases charging.
    Automatic Charge Current Selection automatically chooses the optimal current for the batteries you're charging.
    Reverse Polarity Protection and Alkaline and Bad Battery Protection safeguard the charger and your batteries against damage when batteries are installed improperly.
    There's also a discharge function, allowing you to refresh the batteries prior to charging.
    Has an icon that shifts up and down during discharging, and stops shifting when discharge is complete. This icon also displays battery capacity while charging. The full-battery icon lights up when the batteries are fully charged. A flashing full-battery icon indicates an abnormality, such as the presence of a bad or alkaline battery, and at this point the charger will cease its operation.
    Powered by an included external AC adapter with switching 100-240V power for worldwide use, or by an optional 12-24V DC cord (not included) which can plug into your car's cigarette lighter for charging on-the-go.
    UPC: 847628532922
  • 2 x Watson MX AA NiMH Batteries (8-Pack, 1.2V, 2550mAh)

    Power various electronics, including photo equipment, flashlights, gaming devices, and more, with this 8-pack of 1.2V MX AA NiMH Batteries from Watson. The Japanese-made cells come pre-charged and ready for use with a capacity of 2550mAh, making them ideal for use in high-drain devices. Thanks to their very low self-discharge rate, they are capable of retaining up to 85% of their capacity after 1 year in storage. The batteries can be recharged up to 500 times before their usable capacity starts to diminish. Additionally, they are durable enough to function in temperatures as low as -4°F.

    UPC: 847628596856
  • Bolt CBP-N2 Compact Battery Pack for Nikon SB-900, SB-910 & SB-5000 Flashes

    The CBP-N2 Compact Battery Pack from Bolt will boost the number of flashes and the recycle time of your compatible SB-900, SB-910, and SB-5000 flash. The CBP-N2 can operate on four or eight AA batteries--alkaline, lithium, or nickel-hydride (NiMH). Lights on the pack indicate Standby, Recycle, or Low Power mode. A thermal protection switch prevents overheating. The CBP-N2 can provide up to 577 flashes per charge, and recycle times as fast as 1.92 seconds. The pack, which weighs just 7 oz without the batteries, can also be attached to the bottom of your camera using the tripod socket.

    Option to use four or eight AA batteries at a time
    Built-in thermal protection switch to automatically prevent overheating.
    Recycles as fast as 1.92 seconds (with four AA alkaline batteries in flash unit and eight NiMH batteries in Compact Battery Pack).
    Up to 577 flashes per charge at full power (with four AA alkaline batteries in flash unit and eight NiMH batteries in Compact Battery Pack).
    Compatible Flashes
    Nikon: SB-910, SB-900 & SB-5000 Speedlights
    Nissin: Di700 for Nikon, Di866 for Nikon, Di866 Mark II for Nikon, MG8000 for Nikon
    UPC: 847628030602
  • Vello Fabric Softbox for Portable Flash (Medium)

    The Fabric Softbox for Portable Flash (Medium) from Vello is designed to improve the quality of the light from your shoe-mounted flash unit. It has a soft white fabric interior lining that diminishes the harsh effects that often result from using a shoe-mounted flash unit, delivering diffused light and soft shadows. It has windows which allow for extra fill light. Touch-tab fasteners are included for mounting the unit to your flash.

    Window openings for fill light
    Softens and diffuses flash light, producing soft, even illumination
    Reduces harsh shadows and hot spots
    Folds flat for easy storage
    UPC: 847628029002
  • Vello Cinch Strap for Portable Flashes

    Vello's Cinch Strap for Portable Flashes makes it easy to quickly attach accessories to your portable flash. It simply wraps around the head of your portable flash, eliminating the need for messy self-adhesive loops. Compatible with most on-camera shoe mounted flashes. It easily allows attachment of such Vello products as:

    • FD-200 Light Bouncer
    • FD-210 / Light Bouncer Plus
    • FD-300 Universal Softbox Small
    • FD-310 Universal Softbox Medium
    • FD-320 Universal Softbox Large
    • FD-400 5" Snoot/Reflector
    • FD-410 8" Snoot/Reflector
    • FD-500 Fabric Softbox
    • FD-600 Honeycomb Grip 1/8"
    • FD-610 Honeycomb Grip 1/4"
    • FD-700 Light Shapers

    UPC: 847628029040
  • 4 x Watson Case for 4 AA or AAA Batteries

    This plastic Watson Case holds up to 4 AA or AAA batteries in dedicated slots. It has an extremely compact form factor for easy storage in your pocket or a small compartment in your gear bag. The case has a snap closure and features an attachment point for connecting a second identical case, which could in turn be connected to another to create a chain, giving you an easy expansion option for storing more batteries.

    UPC: 847628581913
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight
    Mount Shoe
    Guide No. 113.19'; (34.5 m) ISO100 at 35 mm Position
    180.45'; (55 m) ISO100 at 200 mm Position
    Exposure Control Manual, i-TTL
    Angle of Coverage 84° - 12°
    Wide-Angle Adapter: 114° - 84°
    Vari-Power 1/1 - 1/256
    Bounce Head -7 to +90°
    Swivel Head 360°
    Coverage 14 - 200 mm (Full Frame)
    Zoom Head Full Frame: 24 - 200 mm
    Off-Camera Terminal PC
    Recycle Time Approximately 1.8 - 2.6 Seconds
    Flash Duration 1/980 - 1/30820 sec
    Flash-Ready Indicator Yes
    Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
    Wireless Operation Method: RF
    Distance: Up to 98.43' / 30 m
    Mode: Commander, Slave
    Method: Optical pulse
    Distance: Up to 32.81' / 10 m
    Mode: Commander, Slave
    Wireless Communication Channels 4 Channels
    Wireless Groups 6 Groups
    Power Source 4x AA Alkaline, Rechargeable NiMH Batteries
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.9 x 5.4 x 4.1" / 73.0 x 137.0 x 103.5 mm
    Weight 14.815 oz / 420 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.5 x 4.6 x 4.6"
  • Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger for AA / AAA NiMH or NiCd Rechargeable Batteries
    Configuration 1-8 batteries
    Battery Type AA or AAA NiMH or NiCd
    Microprocessor Control Negative Delta V
    Input Power AC adapter: 100-240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Charger: 12 VDC, 1.3 A
    Output Power AC adapter: 12 V, 1.3 A
    Charger: 1.5 V, 500 mA (AA), 250 mA (AAA) max.
    Charging Time AAA:
    1-4 850 mA batteries: 0.8 hr; 6-8 850 mA batteries: 1.6 hr
    1-4 1000 mA batteries: 1 hr; 6-8 1000 mA batteries: 2 hr

    AA:
    1-4 1800 mA batteries: 1.8 hr; 6-8 1800 mA batteries: 3.6 hr
    1-4 2000 mA batteries: 2 hr; 6-8 2000 mA batteries: 4 hr
    1-4 2300 mA batteries: 2.3 hr; 6-8 2300 mA batteries: 4.6 hr
    Discharge AAA:
    1-8 850 mA batteries: 4.25 hr
    1-8 1000 mA batteries: 5 hr

    AA:
    1-8 1800 mA batteries: 9 hr
    1-8 2000 mA batteries: 10 hr
    1-8 2300 mA batteries: 11.5 hr
    Indicator Lights Battery icon shifts up and down during discharging; when batteries fully discharged, stops shifting
    Displays battery capacity while charging
    Full-battery icon lights up when batteries finish charging
    Flashing full-battery icon: Abnormality, e.g., the presence of a bad or alkaline battery
    Approvals Adapter: RoHS, FCC, ETL, CE
    Charger: CE, RoHS
    Operating Temperature Up to 104° F (40° C)
    Dimensions 7.8 x 3.1 x 1.2" (19.8 x 7.9 x 3.1 cm)
    Weight Charger: 0.26 lb (0.12 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.9 x 6.0 x 3.4"
  • 2 x Watson MX AA NiMH Batteries (8-Pack, 1.2V, 2550mAh)
    Chemistry NiMH (nickel-metal hydride)
    Capacity Average: 2550 mAh
    Minimum: 2450
    Output Voltage 1.2 V
    Operating Temperature As low as -4°F / -20°C
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.984 x 2.756 x 0.551"
  • Bolt CBP-N2 Compact Battery Pack for Nikon SB-900, SB-910 & SB-5000 Flashes
    Operating Temperature -4-104°F (-20-40°C)
    Operating Humidity 85% or less
    Dimensions 6.7 x 2.8 x 1.0" (17 x 7.25 x 2.5 cm)
    Weight 7 oz (200 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 5.4 x 2.2"
  • Vello Fabric Softbox for Portable Flash (Medium)
    Dimensions Front diffusion area: 6 x 8" (15.24 x 20.32 cm)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.2 x 6.3 x 0.7"
  • Vello Cinch Strap for Portable Flashes
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.7 x 3.0 x 0.8"
  • 4 x Watson Case for 4 AA or AAA Batteries
    Material of Construction Plastic
    Type of Closure Snaps shut
    Dimensions 2.5 x 2.3 x 0.75" / 6.4 x 5.8 x 1.9 cm
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.0 x 2.5 x 0.5"

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