Bolt VS-260N Compact On-Camera Flash for Nikon Cameras

Bolt VS-260N Compact On-Camera Flash for Nikon Cameras

Bolt VS-260N Compact On-Camera Flash for Nikon Cameras

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Product Highlights

  • Compatible with Nikon i-TTL
  • Guide Number: 72' at ISO 100
  • Coverage: 35mm (Full Frame)
  • Tilts Upward 90° with Five Positions
  • AF Assist Light for Low Light
  • Automatic Power Saving Function
  • Recycle Time: 0.3-10 Seconds
  • 1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
  • Runs on 2 AA Batteries
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The VS-260N Mini On-Camera Flash for Nikon Cameras from Bolt is a dedicated TTL flash for use with Nikon cameras. The VS-260 features a guide number of 72' at ISO 100 and an adjustable tilt head with five set positions: 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, and 90°. The flash covers a 35mm range (in 35mm/full frame format) and also offers rear curtain synchronization for shooting at slower shutter speeds. It has an autofocus assist for low-light photography, and an automatic power-saving function that turns the flash off when it's inactive for three minutes. The VS-260 is powered by 2 easily found AA batteries. The flash duration is between 1/2000 and 1/40,000 second. Compatible with Nikon's i-TTL metering system.

Full compatibility with Nikon's i-TTL metering system
Adjustable five-position flash head
Autofocus-assist for low-light photography
Rear-curtain sync
Automatic power-saving function
UPC: 847628010284
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Bolt VS-260N Compact On-Camera Flash for Nikon Cameras
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Bolt VS-260 specs

    Mount Shoe
    Guide No. 72'; (21.95 m) ISO100 at 50 mm Position
    Exposure Control i-TTL
    Bounce Head 0 to +90°
    Swivel Head None
    Coverage - mm (Full Frame)
    Zoom Head None
    Off-Camera Terminal None
    Recycle Time Approximately 0.3 - 10 Seconds
    Flash-Ready Indicator Yes
    Wireless Operation None
    Power Source 2x AA Alkaline, Lithium, Rechargeable NiMH Batteries
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.6 x 3.9 x 2.0" / 6.6 x 9.9 x 5.1 cm
    Weight 4.6 oz / 130 g without batteries
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.4 x 2.9 x 2.6"

    Bolt VS-260 reviews

    VS-260N Compact On-Camera Flash for Nikon Cameras is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 6.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple, well-made, functional Use this on my Nikon D3200, and it's everything I had hoped for and expected. Simple operation, well-made, great price. Gets the job done much better than the built-in flash. On my first shoot, I shot way over 100 flash shots, 15 seconds or so apart, and I never had to wait for a ready light, and the batteries never slowed me down. I wanted to quickly capture the content of a bunch of books, i used a Gorilla pod attached to a file cabinet as a copy stand, shooting down towards the floor, I flipped pages with one hand and fired off the shots with the other. Glad I made the choice to get this one, instead of a cheaper or more expensive flash.
    Date published: 2017-01-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from If you have a D-500 you need this. I purchased this flash to use with my, not so flashy Nikon D-500.(Why did Nikon do that?) It has more power than the on-camera flash on a D-750 and works with the rest of my Nikon flashes. It is wide enough to use with my Nikon 24-14mm lens with the only issue being a slight shadow of the lens shade at the bottom of the frame at 14mm.The flash is small enough to fit in your pocket and I gave it 5 stars because it fills the bill for my needs. (A nice fill-in flash to take advantage of the suns position outdoors and indoors when you don't want to hall a bag full of gear).
    Date published: 2017-05-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact and efficient This little unit does everything expected of it and a little more. The adjustable head is great for bounced flash in a clinch. I have even used it for macro work.
    Date published: 2015-08-19
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Inexpensive Flash Basic flash, no manual settings, small.
    Date published: 2015-03-08
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bolt VS-260N This flash does not have enough power to provide proper exposure for F5.6 and narrower apertures. Totally useless for bounce back use. Built quality is like a toy. I lost return shipping. Neewer is about the same price and working like original flashlight. For this Bolt VS-260N, thumb down. Waste of my time and money.
    Date published: 2017-06-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Grandchildrens plays Great for low light.
    Date published: 2015-12-24
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