Does anyone have any experience with the SB-26 and the new line of Nikon D100 or D1X cameras. I know Nikon is pushing all of us to
use their new line of flashes, but I think the 26 is the best on-camera flash ever made by Nikon. Seems there is much disagreement on this one, I've received different amswers from both professionals and amateurs alike as to whether the 26 will work/ TTL with the mew digital line.
Also, does anyone know the real reason Nikon stopped making the 26 ???
#1. "RE: SB-26 vs. SB-28 or" | In response to Reply # 0genec57 Basic MemberSat 27-Jul-02 10:34 PM
The SB-26 was replaced with the SB-28 which is lighter and does not have theSU4 built in. Only Nikon knows why it was replaced.
The 26 and 28 will not work except in manual mode with the digital Nikons. If you want full TTL support you must use the SB-28DX, the SB-50Dx or the SB-*0DX which replaces the 28DX.
#2. "RE: SB-26 vs. SB-28 or" | In response to Reply # 1drbrog Charter MemberMon 29-Jul-02 07:34 PM
It is my understanding that all of the D1 models and the D100 have problems metering in D-TTL mode with the "DX" model flashes. I don't know if there is any other reason one needs a DX flash if it can't give an accurate exposure in TTL mode. I believe most users favor auto mode which you can get from the non-DX SB-26 and 28.
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