Nikon Speedlight SB-5000 OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED on 6th January 2016 !!!

Nikon Speedlight SB-5000 Primary Features

Radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting
The SB-5000 is the first Nikon Speedlight to be equipped with a radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting function. Radio control makes wireless multiple flash photography easier in situations where conventional optical control is difficult, such as when remote flash units are positioned behind objects or at greater distances, or when ambient lighting is very bright (supports a communication range of up to approx. 30 m). A more flexible multi-flash system supports capture of even more creative photographic works with advanced wireless lighting.

Equipped with a cooling system for significant increase in the number of continuous flashes
The SB-5000 is equipped with a new cooling system that cools the flash head. The cooling system has been significantly improved, keeping the flash panel from overheating and enabling more than 100 continuous flashes. As the cooling system keeps the Speedlight from overheating, professional and advanced amateur photographers can enjoy more comfortable and active flash photography.

Smaller with improved operation
Despite its smaller size, SB-5000 operation has been refined by assigning a number of functions to the rotary multi selector and OK button. Adoption of an button, which offers quick access to frequently used functions, also contributes to more efficient operation. What's more, when the SB-5000 is used with the D5 or D500, even more agile and flexible flash photography is possible.

High output flash with a guide number of 34.5 in FX format and 41 in DX format*

Power zoom function with which the SB-5000 automatically adjusts the zoom head position to match lens focal length FX format, Standard illumination pattern: 24-200 mm (14 mm with the built-in wide panel in place) DX format, Standard illumination pattern: 16-200 mm (10 mm with the built-in wide panel in place)

Bounce capability: Flash head tilts down to 7° or up to 90°, and rotates horizontally 180° to the left and right

Automatic switching of zoom head position
with detection of the camera's image area setting—FX or DX format—for optimal angle of flash coverage