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Functions as a wireless commander for the SB-R200, SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700 and SB-600 Speedlight units.

Controls an unlimited number of Speedlights for up to three groups.

Provides wireless control up to 66 feet.

Supports the Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) and compatible CLS cameras.

Offers 4 independent channels for competitive shooting environments.

Built-in AF assists illuminator for critical focus in low-light situations.

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Another great Nikon product. I have the SU 800 about six months now. As with all Nikon products, it does exactly what it is supposed to do. Not one complaint. I have learned that if you use original Nikon products, you will never experience any problems. After market products are what they are. Cheep imitations are the worst way to go. They sell at lower price for a reason. They cannot compare to original manufactured Nikon products. December 8, 2014
Awesome Commander I own and use a D2X, it does not have transmitter for wireless flash, I purchased the the R1 C1 entire kit that included this unit, SU-800, I have to say I rarely have my SB800 mounted on my camera anymore. I have owned this for 5 years now and use it anytime I need flash. I have used it controlling my SB800 and both SB-R200 flashes and it has worked flawlessly. I love the versatility it brings, the creativity you can have with off camera flash and a controller that works, every time. As with all my Nikon products, it is reliable, dependable and a solid unit, working flawlessly with the Nikon systems. You can not go wrong purchasing this unit. June 7, 2012
Excellent Speedlight commander I had a chance to really use this Speedlight Commander recently. It is an excellent unit and the true plus for this unit is that is easy to operate and understand. It can command 3 flash groups independently of each other and exposure can be set differently for each of the 3 groups. If I have 2 flashes to be used for a shoot I don't have to have one of the flashes on the camera with the SU-800. I love the 33ft reach of the auto focus assist lamp, far superior than using the camera's built in Speedlight. The SU-800 requires a Lithium 123 battery, however overall it is a great unit, I would highly recommend it. March 25, 2012
Easy Control Over Your Speed light Farm! If you use multiple CLS speedlights, this SU-800 commander makes the choir of setting the remote speedlights output quickly, not to mention by wireless. I use mine mostly in the field and appreciate the easy to use buttons which control all my speedlights groups. This commander can operate on any one of the 3 channels, and can control 3 groups of speedlights and each group can be set unique; meaning, a group of speedlights can be set independent of the other groups with any number of speedlights per group. I can set one group as main flash, the other group as 1:2 side lighting, and the third group as 1:4 back lighting. I can do this all from the commander, all I need to do is simply place the speedlights where I like and dial in the settings from the commander, and when the camera is triggered the speedlights fire. If I need to change the output of one of the speedlights, I do it from the commander. The commander takes one 3v "2019" non-rechargeable battery, commonly called "123". The unit powers down when the camera sleeps making for long battery life. The backlighted display is easy to read even in daylight. The unit can control speedlights up to approx 60 feet, the speedlights need to be in line of sight so they can be triggered. It also supports TTL using a cable. The unit itself is compact, less than half the size of a normal Nikon Speedlight. Not much more to say about the unit except it works well and does exactly what it was designed to do - control your speedlights. October 9, 2010
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Can SU800 works as speedlight remote trigger in my Coolpix A?

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The SU-800 is not compatible with the COOLPIX A.
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Will the SU-800 work with my SB-600?

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I have a D700 and D300S. My flashes are the SB-600, SB-700, and SB-910. I am looking to purchase the SU-800. Will the SB-600 work in conjunction with the newer flashes? If so, are there any restrictions for the SB-600 or will it have the same functionality as the other flashes when controlled with the SU-800?
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The SB-600 will work just fine with the SU-800, no restrictions.
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