Nikon announces the Nikon Speedlight SB-400, an intelligent and versatile
external flash unit that provides i-TTL flash operation in a super-compact and
ultra-lightweight body at an affordable price.
With its powerful guide number of 21*, the SB-400 is an ideal flash unit for
beginners in digital SLR photography, but it is also useful for hobbyists and
professionals looking for a handy i-TTL flash unit offering an effortless bounce
The SB-400 has been specifically developed to provide photographers with an
entry-level external flash unit which is compatible with i-TTL flash operation.
When combined with cameras that are compatible with the Nikon Creative Lighting
System, the SB-400 is controlled in i-TTL and D40s M (manual) mode.
The SB-400s flash head can be tilted in 4 steps - horizontal, as well as 60,
75 and 90 degrees - and has a flash shooting distance range of between 60cm to
20m (depending on the cameras ISO setting). Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction and
other flash modes can also be set on the camera body, enabling users to enjoy
brighter and more natural lighting for better flash pictures.