Nikon D300 User Manual (en)

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❚❚CLS-Compatible Flash Units
The D300 can be used with the following CLS-compatible flash 
units: the SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-400, SB-R200, and SU-800.
The SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, SB-400, and SB-R200
The principal features of these flash units are listed below.
SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander
When mounted on a CLS-compatible camera, the SU-800 can be 
used as a commander for remote SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, or 
SB-R200 flash units. The SU-800 itself is not equipped with a flash.
Flash unit
SB-900
1
SB-800
SB-600
SB-400
SB-R200
2
Feature
Guide 
No.
3
ISO 100
34/111
38/125
30/98
21/69
10/33
ISO 200
48/157
53/174
42/138
30/98
14/46
Auto power zoom
(mm)
17–200
24–105
24–85
4
5
Wide panel (mm)
12, 14, 17
14, 17
14
Head rotation
7 °  down, 
90 ° up, 
180 ° left, 
and right
7 °  down, 
90 ° up, 
180 ° left, 
90 ° right
90 ° up, 
180 ° left, 
90 ° right
90 ° up
60 ° down 
(toward lens 
light axis), 45 ° 
up (away from 
light axis)
1 If a color filter is attached to the SB-900 when 
v or N (flash) is selected for 
white balance, the camera will automatically detect the filter and adjust white 
balance appropriately.
2 Controlled remotely with built-in flash in commander mode or using optional 
SB-900 or SB-800 flash unit or SU-800 wireless Speedlight commander.
3 m/ft., 20 °C (68 °F), SB-900, SB-800, and SB-600 at 35 mm zoom head position; 
SB-900 with standard illumination.
4 27 mm zoom coverage.
5 24 mm zoom coverage.