Nikon D800 User Manual (en)

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❚❚Commander Mode
Use the built-in flash as a master flash controlling one or more 
remote optional flash units in up to two groups (A and B) using 
advanced wireless lighting (
Selecting this option displays the menu 
shown at right. Press 
4 or 2 to highlight the 
following options, 
1 or 3 to change.
Option
Description
Built-in 
flash
Choose a flash mode for the built-in flash (commander flash).
TTL
i-TTL mode. Choose flash compensation from values between 
+3.0 and –3.0 EV in increments of 
1
/
3
EV.
M
Choose the flash level from values between 1/1 and 1/128 
(
1
/
128
 of full power).
– –
The built-in flash does not fire, although remote flash units do. 
The built-in flash must be raised so that it can emit monitor 
pre-flashes.
Group A
Choose a flash mode for all flash units in group A.
TTL
i-TTL mode. Choose flash compensation from values between 
+3.0 and –3.0 EV in increments of 
1
/
3
EV.
AA
Auto aperture (available only with compatible flash units; 
0 382). Choose flash compensation from values between +3.0 
and –3.0 EV in increments of 
1
/
3
EV.
M
Choose the flash level from values between 1/1 and 1/128 
(
1
/
128
 of full power).
– –
The flash units in this group do not fire.
Group B
Choose a flash mode for all flash units in group B. The options 
available are the same as those listed for Group A, above.
Channel
Choose from channels 1–4. All flash units in both groups must 
be set to the same channel.