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last update: 21 February 2002

  Nikon Speedlight SB-4

Introduced in 1977, the SB-4 was the first small flash unit produced by Nikon with automatic flash control. It has a foot that attaches to cameras with a standard flash shoe, such as the Nikon F and F2, the Nikonos II and III, and the Nikkormat EL, FT2, FTn, FT, and FS. It was also intended for use in still-frame mode with the Nikon R8 and R10 Super 8 movie cameras.

 

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GN:
52 (ft), 16 (m)
Weight: 6.3 oz (180g) (w/o batteries)
Size: 3” (75mm) tall x 2.8” (70mm) wide x 1.6” (40mm) deep
Power: two AA batteries
Recycle Time: 9 seconds minimum (full discharge)
# of Flashes: ~140 at full manual
Flash Duration: 1/800
Coverage: 35mm lens (56 degrees horizontal, 40 degrees vertical)
Case: SS-3
Key Features: Flash automatically shuts off when flash-to-subject distance is 2 to 13 feet (0.6m to 4m).

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Other Speedlights
SB-1, SB-2, SB-3, SB-4,
SB-5
, SB-6, SB-7E, SB-8E,
SB-9, SB-10, SB-E, SB-11,
SB-12, SB-14, SB-140,
SB-15
, SB-16, SB-17,
SB-18
, SB-19, SB-20,
SB-21
, SB-22, SB-22s,
SB-23
, SB-24, SB-25,
SB-26
, SB-27,
SB-28/SB-28DX
,
SB-29/SB-29s
, SB-30,
SB-50DX
, SB-80DX

 

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