Nikon Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight for V Cameras

Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight for V Cameras

Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight for V Cameras - Refurbished

Used Cat.# RBNSBN5 MFR # 3617B

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  • Shoe Mount Flash for CX Format Cameras
  • GN 27.9' (8.5 m) at ISO 100
  • i-TTL Compatible
  • 6 Second Continuous Light + Flash
  • Head Swivels and Tilts
  • Powered by Camera--No Batteries Required
  • For Nikon V Cameras
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Nikon 3617B overview

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This Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight for V Cameras is designed for use with the Nikon V CX format mirror-less cameras. The SB-N5 mounts to the V camera's multi-accessory port and is powered by the camera--no batteries required. This convenient featherweight (2.5 oz/70 g) flash has a guide number of 27.9' (8.5 m) at ISO 100 and is i-TTL compatible. Exposure modes include Fill Flash, Front- and Rear-Curtain sync and slow-sync and flash compensation.

The effective flash range is 2 to 66 feet, depending on ISO, bounce angle, and aperture, and the head both tilts up 90° and swivels 180° to both right and left. Flash duration is 1/4000 second at full power. Electronic construction consists of Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry. A capture illuminator lights for six seconds using Smart Photo Selector and Motion Snapshot modes. And, yes, there is a flash-ready indicator.

Throw Light on Your World
When you need more light, or are looking to add a creative touch to illumination, use the new Nikon 1 Speedlight. Plug this compact i-TTL compatible flash unit into the camera's multi-accessory hot shoe. Angle the flash up, down, left or right and bounce light to precise advantage. The flash can double as a continuous light source illuminating for six seconds during both Motion Snapshot and Smart Photo Selector modes. Extra batteries not required-the camera powers the SB-N5 Speedlight.
Flash That's Compact and Ready to Use in an Instant
Working in an environment that's dimly lit or full of backlighting? Shed light on your subject. Make important details pop, let subjects stand apart from their backgrounds. Plug this compact i-TTL compatible flash unit into the camera's multi-accessory hot shoe and go!
More Expression through Creative Flash Options
Looking to put even more expression to photos with the addition of creative light variety? Play it up! Experiment and invent novel looks using the new Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight and bend the light just as you like. With ease, swivel the Speedlight up, down, left or right and bounce light where and how you desire.
Continuous Light Source Option for Long Exposure Needs
If you're working in less than adequate light while creating a Motion Snapshot or using Smart Photo Selector, attach the Speedlight and keep everything exposed properly. The SB-N5 Speedlight steps up to serve as a continuous light source for up to six seconds.
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Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight for V Cameras
  • Soft Case
  • Mounting Foot Cover
  • 90-Day B&H Refurbished Warranty
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    Nikon 3617B specs

    Mount Shoe
    Guide No. 27.9' / 8.5 m ISO 100 at 35 mm Position
    Bounce Head Yes, +0 to +90°
    Swivel Head Yes, 180°
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.0 x 2.8 x 1.6" / 5.1 x 7.1 x 4.1 cm
    Weight 2.47 oz / 70.02 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.9 x 5.4 x 3.7"

    Nikon 3617B reviews

    Nikon 1 SB-N5 Speedlight for V Cameras is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 32.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small But Powerful! The SB-N5 I bought is quite small. But it packs a wallop in the evening hours inside our home. I use it in bounce flash mode most often. The V1 camera 's iTTL exposure control means a well-lit shot in nearly every instance. You can even swivel the head of the flash to aim the bounced light off a side wall or even from behind! Sadly very low light conditions where my cats are against a dark background like our kitchen floor means that I have difficulty getting stop action images. So putting the camera in Shutter Priority mode is required. The shutter too has to be set to mechanical type to get the highest synchronization speed. Do wish this did not have to be manually mounted. The little tab that covers the hot shoe is easily lost. So buy a spare tab.
    Date published: 2011-12-15
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from EnLITEned Flash fits V1 Mission This is the original flash designed for the V1 - Lightly powered and batteryless. I think that it dovetails with the V1 vision of a convient, portable, yet capable photo system quite nicely. I love it's small size and sophisticated performance. It doesn't light up the room but it's quite nice for fill and works great with the V1. The next generation flash has batteries and more power but I have other equipment should greater power be required. Too bad Nikon didn't design it with a universal hot shoe. Whoever is in charge of Nikons Mickey Mouse pseudo consumer entrapment initiatives is a horses patootie.
    Date published: 2013-02-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little flash I used this flash for wildflower and nature photography and it works really well.
    Date published: 2011-11-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must Have Flash for Your V1 Compact and versatile, the Speedlight Flash for Nikon is easy to use and produces amazing results. I purchased this flash for photographing my high-end residential interior design projects, and I am extremely satisfied. The flash has an array of adjustable angles for your every need, and the bounce flash function is incredible. A must have for you Nikon V1.
    Date published: 2012-08-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best flash , light and compact I like this flash as it is light and easy to carry has enough power to lighten up your subject. The bonus part about this flash is the tilting head. It can also completely rotate on its axis in both left and right directions. The flash has i-TTL, which makes it great and I will set it to this mode for camera to take care of the rest. For me the best part is that I don't have to add extra battery for flash as it uses the camera battery. This is a big plus for me. I just deal with one.
    Date published: 2012-11-05
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Functional little flash Great performance if the iso is right. Had my V1 set on Auto with the 0-3200 iso. Still pictures in low light are muddy. Camera reads too low of light and flash can not make up the difference. If the iso is right, the exposure is perfect.
    Date published: 2012-02-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice and small Excellent for fill flash. Get a diffussion dome and point it straight up for nice light. Uses power from the camera so you don't need to pack more batteries. I wished it was compatible with Nikon Creative Lighting System!!
    Date published: 2012-11-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from It works just fine The flash works as advertised. When not in use, it fits nicely into your pocket. It provides the right amount of light for a great pictue. I found the price to be a little high compared with alternatives.
    Date published: 2013-03-07
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