SB-900 AF Speedlight
Nikon’s flagship Speedlight delivers the portability, power and versatility to support any photographer’s creative lighting imagination.
- Power Zoom Coverage from 17-200mm
- Three Light Distribution Patterns
- Firmware Updatable
- Powerful, Versatile Speedlight Unit.Atop the Nikon Creative Lighting System, the SB-900 is an indispensable portable light source providing effective solutions to lighting challenges..
Complete Flash Head Positioning Freedom.Bounce 90°up and 7°down with 360° rotation elevates creative lighting freedom.
Renowned Dedicated Wireless Flash ControlWireless Commander Mode offers wireless control at the master Speedlight position, controlling up to 3 remote Speedlight groups and an unlimited number of compatible Speedlights. Four wireless channel options help manage wireless conflicts in multi-photographer environments.
Choose From 3 Light Distribution PatternsOptimize light quality by selecting Standard for general illumination, Center-weighted for portraits or Even, for groups or interiors.
Color Gel Filter IdentificationAutomatically identifies mounted color gel filters and adjusts camera white-balance.* *With select Nikon digital SLRs.Automatic Format IdentificationAutomatically senses the FX or DX-format camera in use and optimizes light distribution.Firmware UpdatingNikon’s Precision i-TTL Flash ControlDelivers precise flash exposures and seamless fill-flash performance—even in challenging lighting situations.
Hot Shoe and Wireless OperationUse on-camera, as a wireless Master Commander or as a wireless remote light source.
Streamlined Controls and MenusConvenient Rotary Select Dial sets key functions quickly and a prominent Master and Remote control switch simplifies wireless operation.
Flash Tube Overheat ProtectionAn added measure of safety is provided for sustained high-speed bursts.
Flash Value (FV) LockDrip-Proof Mounting Foot Cover (Water Guard)*Provides enhanced moisture protection.
- Tech Specs
Commander Function Yes Flash Exposure Control - Lens Coverage 17 to 200mm (FX-format, Automatic mode) 12 to 200mm (DX-format, Automatic mode) 12 to 17mm (FX-format, Automatic mode with built-in wide-angle panel deployed) 8 to 11mm (DX-format, Automatic mode with built-in wide-angle panel deployed) AF-assist Illuminator Range - Illumination pattern - Other Available Functions - Bounce Function (Tilt) - Bounce Function (Rotate) - Minimum Recycling Time 2.3 sec. (approx.) with Ni-MH (2600 mAh) batteries3.0 sec. (approx.) with Oxyride™ (1.5V) batteries4.0 sec. (approx.) with Alkaline-manganese (1.5V) batteries4.5 sec. (approx.) with Lithium (1.5V) batteries Flash Duration 1/880 sec. at M 1/1 (full) output1/1100 sec. at M 1/2 output1/2550 sec. at M 1/4 output1/5000 sec. at M 1/8 output1/10000 sec. at M 1/16 output1/20000 sec. at M 1/32 output1/35700 sec. at M 1/64 output1/38500 sec. at M 1/128 output Power ON/OFF - Remote Function Yes Required Power Source Four 1.5V Alkaline-manganese (AA-size) batteriesFour 1.5V Lithium (AA-size) batteriesFour 1.2V Ni-MH (AA-size) batteries ISO Range 100 to 6400 ISO Optional Power Supply SK-6 Power Bracket UnitSD-8A High-Performance Battery PackSD-9 High-Performance Battery Pack Flash-ready Indicator - Ready Light - Flash Compensation - Custom Setting - Minimum Number of Flashes 110 (1.5V Alkaline-manganese) (Approx. When firing Speedlight at full output once every 30 seconds)230 (1.5V Lithium) (Approx. When firing Speedlight at full output once every 120 seconds)190 (2600 mAh Ni-MH) (Approx.) (Approx. When firing Speedlight at full output once every 30 seconds) Wireless Flash Modes OffMasterMaster (RPT)RemoteSU-4 Wireless Exposure Modes - Transmission Mode - Wireless Communication Channels FourChannels Wireless Groups Three Other Functions - Dimensions 3.0 x 5.7 x 4.7 in. (78.0 x 146.0 x 118.5mm) (Approx.) Weight 14.6 oz. (415g) (Approx.) Transmission Range - Transmission Wavelength - Number of Transmissions - Transmission Interval - Guide Number 34m/111.5ft. (at ISO 100) to 48m/157.5ft. (at ISO 200) Electronic Construction Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry
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