Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight with Power Pack Kit

BH #NISB5000PPCK (B&H Kit)
Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight with Power Pack Kit
Key Features
  • Radio Control Advanced Wireless Lighting
  • Cooling System for 100 Consecutive Shots
  • Compatible with Nikon i-TTL
  • Guide Number: 113' at ISO 100 and 35mm
Keep your flash firing with this Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight with Power Pack Kit from B&H. This kit bundles the versatile SB-5000 AF Speedlight with a pocketable external power pack, and a power cable.
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Nikon SB-5000 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight
  • 3Bolt Cyclone PocketMax PP-1000 Compact Power Pack
  • 4Bolt PP-1000N PocketMax Power Cable for Select Nikon Flash Units

Keep your flash firing with this Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight with Power Pack Kit from B&H. This kit bundles the versatile SB-5000 AF Speedlight with a pocketable external power pack, and a power cable.

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

Bolt Cyclone PocketMax PP-1000 Compact Power Pack

Designed to give you plenty of power in a compact form factor, the Cyclone PocketMax PP-1000 from Bolt is a 5200mAh lithium-ion battery pack that weighs only 11.1 oz and can easily fit in your shirt or jeans pocket. It is compatible with a wide variety of flashes with high-voltage terminals, including Canon, Nikon, and Sony models. Providing up to 1000 full-power pops, the pack boasts recycling times as fast as 1.5 seconds even with most power-hungry units at full power, with this time considerably shrinking at lower power settings.

The Cyclone PP-1000 can be fully recharged in approximately 5.5 hours with its included 100-240 VAC charger, which features three adapters for use with US, UK, or EU standard wall plugs. Battery levels can be checked at any time thanks to three LED indicators and a battery indicator button, all found at the top. The unit also comes with a USB adapter for charging common gadgets such as your phone or tablet with the pack, and a custom-made carrying pouch with a belt loop so you can easily carry everything around.

A dedicated power cord is required to connect the PP-1000 to your Canon, Nikon, or Sony flash unit.


  • Lithium-ion battery pack with 5200mAh capacity, designed for portable flashes
  • Offers recycle times as fast as 1.5 seconds for blazing fast shooting
  • Provides up to 1000 full-power flashes when fully charged
  • USB adapter is included, allows you to charge other gear with the pack such as your phone or tablet
  • Recharges in approximately 5.5 hours when fully spent


  • Notably compact design, measuring less than 5" in height and with a weight of only 11.1 oz
  • Durable aluminum shell can withstand small scrapes and bumps
  • Three LEDs and a button at the top for indicating battery level and charging status
  • Carrying pouch with belt loop included for easy transport while shooting
  • 100-240 VAC charger comes with three plug adapters for US, UK, and European standards
UPC: 847628004818

Bolt PP-1000N PocketMax Power Cable for Select Nikon Flash Units

Designed to be paired with the Cyclone PocketMax PP-1000, this Power Cable from Bolt allows you to connect your battery pack to select Nikon or Nissin flashes. The round end of the cable goes onto the output port on your PocketMax, while the other end attaches to your flash unit. For a more secure connection, a locking ring on the cable can be turned clockwise to tighten the attachment.

Compatible Flashes

  • Nikon: Speedlight SB-910, SB-900, and SB-5000
  • Nissin: Di700 for Nikon, Di866 for Nikon, Di866 Mark II for Nikon, and MG8000 for Nikon
UPC: 847628004917

Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight Specs

Flash Head
Guide Number113.19' / 34.5 m at ISO 100 (35 mm Position)
180.45' / 55 m at ISO 100 (200 mm Position)
24 to 200 mm
14 mm (with Wide-Angle Adapter)
Angle of Coverage12 to 84°
84 to 114° (with Wide-Angle Adapter)
Auto Zoom HeadYes
Bounce Head-7 to +90°
Swivel Head360°
Flash Duration1/980 to 1/30820 Second
Recycle TimeApprox. 1.8 to 2.6 Seconds
Secondary IlluminationNone
Exposure Control
Exposure ControlManual, Nikon i-TTL
Flash ModesHi-Speed Sync, Second-Curtain Sync, Slow Sync
Power Range1/1 to 1/256
Flash Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Wireless OperationRadio (TTL/Manual)
Up to 98.43' / 30 m (Commander, Slave)
Optical Pulse (TTL/Manual)
Up to 32.81' / 10 m (Commander, Slave)
Wireless Channels4
Wireless Groups6
Internal Power4 x AA (Alkaline, NiMH)
External Power Pack CompatibleYes
Off-Camera TerminalPC
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.9 x 5.4 x 4.1" / 73 x 137 x 103.5 mm
Weight14.81 oz / 420 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.45 x 4.6 x 4.55"

Bolt Cyclone PocketMax PP-1000 Compact Power Pack Specs

Capacity5200 mAh
Carrying OptionsNone
Charging Time5.5 Hours
Dual Flash CapabilityNo
Battery Type1 x Built-In
Recycle Time1.5 Sec
Number of Flashes0 to 1000
Connector TypeProprietary
Output Ports1 x Flash Power Socket
LED Power IndicatorMultiple
Maximum Output Voltage330.0 VDC
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.99 x 4.84 x 0.79" / 7.6 x 12.3 x 2 cm
Weight11.1 oz / 314.7 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.405 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.05 x 3.75 x 3.45"

Bolt PP-1000N PocketMax Power Cable for Select Nikon Flash Units Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight0.115 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.65 x 3.45 x 0.7"
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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

will this flash work with STL on pocket wizard ...

will this flash work with STL on pocket wizard flex for nikon?
Asked by: kim
The Nikon version of the Flex TT5 can be used with the SB5000 in TTL mode or Manual mode.
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2019-09-11

How does the SB-5000 AF speedlight work in burst ...

How does the SB-5000 AF speedlight work in burst mode? Is it able to keep up?
Asked by: Dulce
The SB-5000 is capable of handing up to 100 consecutive flashes.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-04-29

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

The 2x flash Nikon sb5000 a USA warranty?

The 2x flash Nikon sb5000 a USA warranty?
Asked by: Narciso
Yes, the Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlights (B&H # NISB5000) included in the Nikon SB-5000 AF Speedlight Two Flash Wireless Portrait & Fashion Kit, B&H # NISB50002PFK, come with the standard Limited 1-Year Warranty from Nikon USA.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2019-05-01

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


Does this work with the D850?
Asked by: James N.
Yes this kit is compatible with the Nikon D850, as well as the D5 and D500 cameras.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2019-02-07
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