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Flash with D3200

Ann Coba , Dec 01, 2012; 05:03 p.m.

Can I use my SB600 as a slave speedlight with the D3200?

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Shun Cheung , Dec 01, 2012; 05:15 p.m.

The SB-600 can be a slave, but you need a master on the D3200 to control that slave. The D3200's pop-up flash cannot be the Nikon Creative Lighting System master.

Simon Hickie - Melbourne, Derbyshire, UK , Dec 02, 2012; 07:08 a.m.

An SB800, however, could act as a commander (as could an SB900, SB910 or even SB700).

Rodeo Joe , Dec 02, 2012; 12:18 p.m.

Easiest (and cheapest) way to get off camera flash with this combo is to use a TTL compatible hotshoe extender cable. YongNuo make an extender cord in two lengths. Model SC-28A (1 metre) and SC-28B (3 metres). They cost around $18 to $25 and are well-made with a metal hotshoe plate and locking lever.

Ann Coba , Dec 02, 2012; 09:22 p.m.

Thanks for the help :-)

Michael Kohan , Dec 03, 2012; 03:07 p.m.

You could also get the SU-800 Commander, which sits in the hot shoe and only controls remote strobes, does not flash itself. Less expensive than an SB-800. I use it with three SB-600 strobes.

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