last update: 21 February 2002

  Nikon Speedlight SB-24

The first of the totally-revamped, modern line of Speedlights, the SB-24 is a high-power unit that has a remarkable range of features, even when compared to previous Speedlight top-end models. It was introduced in 1988.


Add a comment or send Thom feedback on this article.


GN: 118 (ft), 36 (m)
Weight: 13.7 oz. (390g) (w/o batteries)
Size: 5.6” (131mm) tall x 3.1” (80mm) wide x 3.9” (100mm) deep
Power: four AA batteries
Recycle Time: 7 seconds minimum (full discharge)
# of Flashes: ~100 at full manual
Flash Duration: 1/1000
(78 degrees horizontal, 60 degrees vertical) 24mm lens; also supports 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm, and 85mm coverage
Case: SS-24 for main unit
Key Features: TTL flash control on most TTL-capable Nikon bodies; Full power TTL, five power level manual, and Automatic (six apertures) settings. LCD panel shows settings. Rear curtain sync. Repeating flash. The SB-24 can synchronize with up to four additional flashes. Head tilts from –7 degrees below horizontal up to 90 degrees above horizontal, and rotates -270 degrees to plus 180 degrees clockwise. Aufofocus assist light.

Reference Cards

Not yet available, check back later.

Click here to be informed when the reference card for this flash is ready.

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


Don't Just Read the Web Site, Get the Book!

The above information was excerpted from the in-depth information in Nikon Flash Guide. Besides flash specifications, you'll find a full set of operating instructions for each flash in the book. Plus, most cameras from the Nikon F3 forward are covered in the detailed section on interactions and capabilities in the back of the book. That's all in addition to the clearest description of how the Nikon flash system works that opens the book. Click on the cover in the right column to order your copy from amazon.com!



bythom.com | Nikon | Gadgets | Writing | imho | Travel | Privacy statement | 2001 Thom Hogan. All rights reserved.