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Compact and lightweight remote Speedlight unit perfect for close-up and general photography.

Easy-to-set analog controls offers quick changes of settings.

i-TTL flash control for accurate flash exposures in close-up and other lighting applications.

Offers four independent channels for shooting in competitive environments.

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

Built-in target light and AF Illuminator allows for proper position of Speedlight on the subject as well as autofocus operation in low-light situations.

Can be set to one of three Speedlight groups (A, B or C).

Integrates perfectly into multiple flash situations including the SB-900, SB-800, and SB-600 Speedlight units.

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Wonderful Solution for Mcro I use this product in my pediatric office to take Macro photos for skin lesions and other diseases. In the past, when I tried to take close-up or macro pics, the photo would be overexposed when I took it with a flash, and too dark without a flash. the SB-R200 is a wonderful solution to this. I did buy the full R1C1 system plus an extra SB-R200. Using this gear with my Nikkor 105 mm Macro lense is a great tool for me at the office. I would absolutely recommend this product to any person who is serious about macro photography. Thank you Nikon. May 12, 2011
Wonderful Addition to the R1C1 I own the Nikon R1C1 system and opted to purchase one additional SB-R200 to allow more creative lighting. Such as two mounted on the adapter and this third off to the side or behind. These are wonderful portable units; I almost always carry them in my bag for Micro Photography work. Please don't confuse these units with the SB-700. The main purpose of the SB-R200 is for close up work or augment your main flash. When used in combination the results are outstanding. When used as a primary Micro Photograpy flash system the results are excellent as well. Very flexible in the design and operation. Some complain about the non-rechargeable battery but I keep spares not only for the flash but camera in my bag thus it is not an issue for me, and don't understand anyone who do not carry spare batteries out in the field. In fact I can shoot hundreds of photos before the battery even shows signs of drain. - Hands down the best portable remote flash for close up work out there. Very dependable, and rugged enough to make the hike. Working with the SB R200 is simple and elegant and in almost all cases produce lighting that is perfect. Comes with a stand, filters and diffuser. Nikon calls it CLS for a reason - I love mine. October 7, 2010
Excellent Macro/Micro Flash I got the R1 flash system and i really don't think their is any flash system out there for macro (or micro) that can come close what this system can do. I added another SB-R 200 for the creativity aspect of having 2 flashes on the ring and one off (sometime all 3 positioned differently) and i always get fantastic results! This flash is intended for close up photography and it does that beautifully! March 31, 2014
Power System It would have been better to be supported with NIMAH AA size Battery instead of SR2 September 11, 2010
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Can the SB-R200 be used with a D3200?

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No, the D3200 does not have a commander mode. You would need a SU-800 or one of Nikon's speedlights that has a commander mode.
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Use with AS-15

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Can I control this using a AS-15 sync adapter
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No, the 200 can only be controlled either with the on board commander, or flash commander, or the SU-800, if the camera isnt cls compatible then the only cord you can use is the SC-30 attached to the SU-800.
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Wich cameras have the internal commander for the sb-r200, so I dont need the external SU-800 commander?

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The following DSLRs in Nikon's current line-up have built-in Commander mode:
D800
D600
D300S
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How is the SB-R200 triggered to fire? The product specs say there is a wireless remote, does something attach to the camera shoe?
 
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To use the SB-R200 on the D5100 you will need the SU-800 as the D5100 has no in built commander. Also, if you want to attach it to the lens you will need the SX-1 and the correct adaptor ring for the lens.
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can this product be used as a remote flash trigger

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Only if you use it as part of the R1-C1 kit as the D5200 has no in built commander.
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I have a D80 and a SB-900 speedlight. I use the SB-900 off-camera with popup flash on. Can I add 2 SB-R200's and still have the 3 flashes off-camera?

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Yes, the D80 can use its built-in flash to control the SB-900 and the two SB-R200's off camera. Please see this article on Advance Wireless Lighting: http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-An...

For more information on lighting please the following: http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-An...#!

Please contact Nikon Technical Support for help with this question. For information on how to contact Nikon please visit: http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans....
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how can i setup or match my sb-r200 with my D7100?

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D7100 has a commander mode please see pages 247-250 of the users manual. It can be downloaded here:
https://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/18247/~/users-manual---nikon-d7100
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Back Ordered: i am waiting since July 2014 ( almost 3 months ) for this light to be available again. Why , is going to be out of production?

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Availability varies depending on product popularity but we restock items every day so please check back daily. Currently, The SB-R200 Wireless Speedlight is available on nikonusa.com.
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