Debao SU-800 is a cheaper alternative to the Nikon SU-800 wireless flash commander


The Chinese made Debao SU-800 is almost an exact copy of the Nikon SU-800 wireless Speedlight commander that sells for a fraction of the price ($100 vs. $250). In addition, the Debao SU-800 offers a longer range coverage than the Nikon’s version (see comparison at the bottom of this post).


  • Functions as a wireless commander for the SB-R200, SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700 and SB-600 Speedlight units.
  • Supports the Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) and compatible CLS cameras.
  • Controls an unlimited number of Speedlights for up to three groups.
  • Offers 4 independent channels for competitive shooting environments.
  • Provides wireless control up to 35m.
  • Built-in AF assists illuminator for critical focus in low-light situations.
  • is available also on Amazon and on eBay.


  • Cameras: D3000、D3100、D5000、D5100、D7000、D7100, D40, D50、D60、D70、D80、D90、D300、D600、D700、D800、D1X、D2X、D3、D3s、D3X、D4
  • Flashes: SB-R200, SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700 and SB-600
  • Yongnuo flash, Metz flash, Nissin Flash which supports CLS

Nikon SU-800 vs. Debao SU-800 comparison:

Nikon SU800 Debao SU800
Transmission mode Infrared Communication Infrared Communication
Transmission power 13W 20W
Wireless control distance 20M 35M
Wireless communication channels and wireless groups Four: 1, 2, 3 and 4 ChannelsThree: A, B and C Four: 1, 2, 3 and 4 ChannelsThree: A, B and C
Display LCD, Ready-light LCD, Ready-light
Supports CLS Yes Yes
Supports HHS Yes Yes
Supports RPT Yes Yes
Supports AF assists Yes10m Yes 15m
Horizontal rotation angle Don’t Support -130 ~ 130 degrees
Recycle time 0-4S 0-2S
Supports continuous shoot No Yes
Required power source One 3V CR123A lithium battery 2 x AA battery
Supports for manual flash No S1 Model manual flash

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