While pressing the battery-chamber cover lock release, slide the battery-chamber cover andopen it.
Insert the batteries following the [+] and [−]
Push and slide the battery-chamber cover to close it.
STEP 2: Attaching the SB-5000 to
Make sure the SB-5000 and the camera
are turned off.
sure the mounting foot lock lever is on the left (white dot).
the SB-5000’s mounting foot into the camera’s accessory shoe.
the mounting foot lock lever to L.
Lock the Speedlight
in place Turn the mounting foot lock lever clockwise until it stops
at the mounting foot lock index.
STEP 3: Adjusting the flash head
While holding down the flash head tilting/rotating
lock release button, adjust the flash head to the forward-facing position.
flash head is locked when tilted 90° up or set in the forward-facing position.
LCD indicator for flash head status
1: Flash head is set
in the forward-facing position.
2: Flash head is set at angle. (Flash head
is tilted up or rotated to the right or left.)
3: Flash head is tilted
STEP 4: Turning the camera and SB-5000
Turn the camera on.
the SB-5000’s power switch to [ON].
1: SB-5000 flash information 2: SB-5000 status icons 3: Monitor pre-flashes 4: ISO sensitivity 5: Effective flash output 6: FX format 7:
Flash mode 8: Connected to a CLS-compatible camera 9: Zoom head
position 10: Aperture f-number
STEP 5: Selecting the flash mode
Press the wireless setting button to choose single flash-unit
mode. Press the rotary multi selector to highlight the flash mode. Use the rotary multi selector to display. Press
the OK button.Changing the flash mode
the rotary multi selector or rotating it clockwise changes the available flash mode icons displayed on the
sure that the flash-ready indicator on the SB-5000 or in the camera’s viewfinder
is on before taking a picture.
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