last update: 21 February 2002

  Nikon Speedlight SB-140

An unusual variant of the SB-14, the SB-140 provides flash for visible light, UV rays, or infrared photography. Requires SD-7 battery pack (e.g., batteries don’t mount in the flash like they do in the SB-11). It was introduced in 1982.


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Weight: 18.1 oz (515g) plus 10.2 oz (290g) SK-5 bracket (w/o battery pack)
Size: 8.5” (217mm) tall x 3.7” (94mm) wide x 3.6” (91mm) deep
Power: SD-7 battery pack (uses six C cells)
Recycle Time: 9.5 seconds minimum (substantially less with NiCd or SD-6) (full discharge)
# of Flashes: ~270 at full manual
Flash Duration: 1/800
Coverage: 28mm lens (67 degrees horizontal, 48 degrees vertical)
Case: NA
Key Features: Flash automatically shuts off when flash-to-subject distance is 2 to 26.2 feet (.6m to 8m) at f/4. Head can be tilted to 30, 60, 90 or 120 degrees and rotated 120 degrees to either side. Accessory SW-5 wide-angle adapter (SW-5) for 24mm lens coverage. The SB-14 can synchronize with an additional off-camera flash using an SC-11 or SC-15 Sync Cord between the two flashes. External power only.
Comes with: SU-2 sensor unit; SK-5 bracket; SW-5V, SW-5UV, SW-5IR adapters; SC-11 sync cord.

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Other Speedlights
SB-1, SB-2, SB-3, SB-4,
, SB-6, SB-7E, SB-8E,
SB-9, SB-10, SB-E, SB-11,
SB-12, SB-14, SB-140,
, SB-16, SB-17,
, SB-19, SB-20,
, SB-22, SB-22s,
, SB-24, SB-25,
, SB-27,
, SB-30,
, SB-80DX


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