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Nikon Speedlight SB-80DX

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SB-80DX Review

By Thom
13 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Minor update: Feb 4, 2003 Nikon Speedlight SB-80DX Review Everything the SB-28DX was, plus a few nifty new twists. Add a comment or send Thom feedback on this article. The Basics The Speedlight SB-80DX was announced at PMA in February 2002 along with the Nikon D100. The press release for the new Speedlight wasn't particularly revealing, and plenty of prospective flash purchasers asked the obvious question: SB-28DX or SB-80DX?
  • Pros: Wireless isn't perfect . The placement of the sensor will bother some. The range in automatic wireless mode will be problematic to others. And if you use a digital SLR (D1, D1h, D1x, or D100), you can't use the automatic wireless mode with a flash in TTL on the camera., Tilt/Swivel could be improved . Why does the SB-50DX tilt down further than an SB-80DX? The only lock positions are the defaults. As with the SB-28DX, there's a couple of positions you can't reach (135...
  • Cons: Wireless isn't perfect . The placement of the sensor will bother some. The range in automatic wireless mode will be problematic to others. And if you use a digital SLR (D1, D1h, D1x, or D100), you can't use the automatic wireless mode with a flash in TTL on the camera., Tilt/Swivel could be improved . Why does the SB-50DX tilt down further than an SB-80DX? The only lock positions are the defaults. As with the SB-28DX, there's a couple of positions you can't reach (135...
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