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Mastering the Nikon D700 by Darrell Young, James Johnson

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Examining the Nikon SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander Unit

In case you choose to use the more powerful SU-800 Commander unit, instead of the built-in D700 Commander mode, I’ve included some information on it here. Figure 9-27 shows a front/back picture of the SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander unit.

SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander unit

Figure 9-27. SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander unit

This small unit is less costly than buying an SB-800 Speedlight. It is considerably lighter and smaller, and has twice the commander-to-slave range: 66 feet compared to 33 feet (20 m versus 10 m).

Most professionals will purchase this unit if they are interested in doing professional flash output ...

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