last update: 21 February 2002

  Nikon Speedlight SB-29/SB-29s

The SB-29 was Nikon's update of the classic SB-21 macro ring flash, providing a slightly streamlined design with a couple of significant new features. The SB-29s was introduced in February 2002 and only adds a manual flash output of 1/32.


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GN: 36 (feet) 11 (m) (ISO 100, both modules)
Weight: 14.5 ounces (410g)
Size: Main unit: 4.7" (119mm) W x 5.2" (133mm) H x 1.1" (28.5mm) D
Controller: 2.7" (69mm) W x 4.2" (106.5mm) H x 3.5" (88.5mm) D
Power: four AA batteries (alkaline, lithium, or NiMH)
Recycle Time: 2 seconds (NiMH) to 4 seconds (lithium)
# of Flashes: 170 (NiMH) to 350 (lithium)
Flash Duration: unspecified
Coverage: intended for close-up work; 20-24mm lens coverage
Key Features: TTL support for 35mm camera bodies, plus manual flash modes of full, 1/4, and 1/32 power. Modeling light; ability to select light ratio of the two flashtubes;

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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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