Nikon SB-N5 Speedlight Flash


• (Nikon 1 System)

Nikon SB-N5 Speedlight Flash

Nikon SB-N5 Speedlight Flash
Price: €149.99
Nikon SB-N5 Speedlight Flash + 4Pack Lithum AA batteries Bundle Kit
Price: €159.99
Nikon SB-N5 Speedlight Flash + 4Pack Rechargeable AA Batteries Bundle Kit
Price: €169.99

Key Features

SB-N5 includes a capture illuminator in the form of white LED for Motion Snapshot and Smart Photo Selector.
Bounce angle: Rotated 90 degrees up and 180 degrees left and right for fully-featured bounce flash.
Flash shooting distance range: 0.6m-20m (depends on the ISO setting)
Guide number: 8.5 [ISO 100, m, 20°C] , 12 [ISO 200, m, 20°C]

Electronic construction

  Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry

Supported cameras

  Interchangeable lens format cameras with multi accessory ports

Guide number
(20 °C/68 °F)

  8.5/27.9 (ISO 100, m/ft), 12/39.4 (ISO 200, m/ft)

Effective flash range (i-TTL)

  0.6m to 20m/2 ft to 66 ft (varies with ISO sensitivity, bounce angle, and aperture)

Supported flash control modes

  i-TTL, manual

Options available using camera controls


-Flash mode: Fill flash (front-curtain sync), front-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, and rear-curtain with slow sync
-Flash control mode: i-TTL, manual
-Flash compensation


Bounce angle


-Vertical : Flash can be rotated up 90° from horizontal with stops where the flash is pointing directly ahead and at 60°, 75°, and 90°
-Horizontal: 180° right to 180° left, with stops where the flash is pointing directly ahead and at 30°, 60°, 75°, 90°,120°, 150°, and 180°


Device on/off

  Power switch used to turn SB-N5 on and off

Flash status indicator

  Lights when charging is complete
Warning indicator: Blinks

Capture illuminator

  When SB-N5 is used with compatible cameras, lights for about six seconds during buffering in Smart Photo Selector and Motion Snapshot modes

Capture-illuminator status indicator

  Lights to show that capture illuminator can be used

Flash duration

  Lights for about 1/4000s when fired at full power

Other options

  Thermal cut-out
Firmware can be updated from camera

Dimensions (W x H x D)

  Approx. 50 x 70.5 x 40.5mm/2.0 x 2.8 x 1.6 in.


  Approx. 70g/2.5 oz

Supplied accessories

  Soft case SS-N5, Mounting foot cover BS-N2000

*NOTE: Specifications subject to change without notice.