Nikon SB-8E

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The Nikon SB-7E and SB-8E are two similar Nikon Speedlights with a different foot. The SB-7E has the proprietary hot-foot that fits on the Nikon F2 hot-shoe, the SB-8E has a standard ISO hot-shoe.

Two auto aperture settings (f/4 and f/8 at ISO 100).

Comes with wide-flash adapter SW-2 (for 28mm coverage) and soft case SS-7.


Generic flash.
Head: Fixed 35mm coverage.
Swivel & tilt: no.
Exposure mode: Auto.
Manual settings: 1/1 only.
No built-in wireless modes.
Features: Sync. socket.
Trigger voltage: 28.4 volt.
Batteries: 4xAA.
Field upgradable: No.
Dimensions: 110 x 37 x 110 mm, 270 g.
Guide number (ISO 100, meter): 25.

Discontinued: Yes.

For a detailed explanation of the above specifications, see the guide.



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Established: 1917
HQ: Tokyo, Japan
Web: Global, EU, US, man

Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments, and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Japan Optical Industries Corporation), and renamed Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon Corporation is one of the companies of the Mitsubishi Group.

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