Nikon has today announced the new SB-800 Speedlight. This new flash unit is designed to complement the D2H digital SLR and incorporates many new features associated with Nikon's i-TTL 'Creative Lighting System' including Flash Value Lock, Auto FP High-Speed Sync and Flash Colour Information Communication. The SB-800 also facilitates advanced wireless lighting, "Up to 3 SB-800 units can now communicate monitor pre-flash data with the Master unit for fully automatic multiple flash exposures, removing the need for flash meters or manual calculations. The D2H Digital SLR 1005-pixel Matrix metering sensor is utilized to calculate exposures, and transmit each Slave output changes back to each Slave unit."Powerful, compact and portable i-TTL Speedlight unit optimized for use with Nikon's Creative Lighting System (CLS).
Operates a stand-alone Speedlight, wireless Speedlight Commander or wireless remote unit .
Control as many as 3 remote groups (A, B and C) with the SB-800's wireless Commander mode without leaving the camera position.
Flash Value Lock provides a fixed flash output for more consistent flash output.
Flash color information is provided for more accurate flash control.
Built-in flash compensation: plus or minus 3EV in 1/3rd step increments
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