Also works with the CoolPix 5700 if you
move the screw over to a different hole in the camera plate (you might
need to enlarge the hole because it's designed for the Stroboframe quick
Not useable with the swivel body CoolPix as it hits the vertical bar (next
to the CoolPix 5000 in the below picture) when mounting.
Stroboframe Camera Flip Bracket on the left. On the right is the SC-17
foot covered with scotch tape to prevent the dreaded pre-flash when using
a Nikon SB flash either in the hot shoe or connected to the SC-17 cord.
Stroboframe manufacturers catalog # 310900
There is also an SC-17 anti-twist plate catalog # 300-C17 which I haven't
Nikon updated the firmware for the CoolPix
5000 which enables you to actually use flash off camera on a bracket when
shooting events and family functions. Previously, Previously I used my
CoolPix 990 with the now discontinued RX bracket
and have been searching for something to use with my new CoolPix 5000.
This Stroboframe bracket impressed me enough to order it for myself.
It's been reported that the there is a
little difficulty screwing the camera onto the Stroboframe bracket but I
was able to eliminate any problem by adding a quick release tripod plate
to the bracket with a matching quick release plate on the CoolPix 5000.