Nikon SB-900 Speedlight Flash

SKU: 018208048076  MFR:4807

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Item Description

Nikon’s Flagship Creative Lighting System Speedlight: Powerful and versatile SB-900 works as a stand-alone flash, featuring wireless operation as a Commander or wireless remote light source.

Control up to three remote Speedlight groups and an unlimited number of compatible Speedlights: The SB-900's Wireless Commander Mode offers wireless control at the master Speedlight position. Four wireless channel options allow you to manage wireless conflicts in multiple photographer environments.

Streamlined controls and menus: The Rotary Select Dial sets key flash functions quickly—a prominent Master and Remote control switch simplifies wireless operation.

FX/DX format identification: Automatic FX/DX switching optimizes light distribution angle.

Expanded Auto Power Zoom Coverage: The SB-900 provides zoom coverage from 17-200mm in the FX-format and 12-200mm coverage in the DX-format.

Choose from 3 light distribution patterns: Improve light quality by selecting Standard for general illumination, Center-weighted for portraits, or Even for groups or interiors.

User-friendly firmware updating: Allows uploading of performance enhancement developments to the SB-900 with select Nikon digital SLR cameras.

Color gel filter identification: The SB-900 automatically identifies mounted color gel filters and adjusts the camera’s auto white-balance setting with select Nikon digital SLR cameras.

Flash Tube Overheat Protection: An added measure of safety is provided for sustained high-speed bursts.

Drip-proof mounting foot cover (Water Guard): for enhanced moisture protection (optional).


Type Electronic construction: Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry
Guide Number 40/56(ISO 100/200, m) (131.2/183.7, ft.) (At the 35mm zoom-head position in Nikon FX-format at Normal light distribution, 20°C/68°F.)
Zoom Range 17mm to 200mm (in FX-format)/12mm to 200mm (in DX format)
Bounce Capability 90° or down to -11°
Swivel Capability 180° to the left and right
Auto Settings Flash Modes: TTL, Auto Aperture flash, Non-TTL auto flash, Distance-priority manual flash, Manual flash, Repeating flash
Flash Exposure Control Set on the Camera: Slow-sync, Red-eye reduction, Redeye reduction in slow-sync, Rear-curtain sync flash Shooting functions: Auto FP High-Speed sync, FV Lock flash
Recycle Time Approx. 4.0 sec at full power output with 4AA Alkaline-manganese (1.5V) batteries for Approx.110 flashes
Approx. 2.3 sec at full power output with 4AA Ni-MH (2600 mAh) (rechargeable) (1.2V) batteries for Approx.190 flashes
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 78.0 × 146.0 × 118.5mm (3.0 × 5.7 × 4.7 in.)
Weight Approx. 415g (14.6 oz.)
Notes & Special Features Flash shooting distance Range: 0.6m to 20m (2 to 66 ft.) (varies depending on theISO sensitivity, zoom-head position, and lens aperture in use
Flash Output Level Compensation: -3.0 to +3.0 EV in increments of 1/3 steps in the i-TTL auto flash, Auto Aperture flash modes and Distance-priority manual flash

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