Nikon 13187 User Guide (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 
or 
2 to highlight the following options, 1 or 3 to change.
A
The SB-400
When an optional SB-400 flash unit is attached and turned on, Custom Setting e3 changes to 
Optional flash, allowing the flash control mode for the SB-400 to be selected from TTL and 
Manual (Repeating flash and Commander mode options are not available).
A
“Times“
The options available for Repeating Flash Times are determined by flash output.
Output
Options available for “Times”
Output
Options available for “Times”
1/4
2
1/32
2–10, 15
1/8
2–5
1/64
2–10, 15, 20, 25
1/16
2–10
1/128
2–10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35
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; 
0 294). 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.