Nikon SB-900 Speedlight i-TTL Shoe Mount Flashgun

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Manufacturer Code: 4807
018208048076 UPC : 018208048076
Brand:  Nikon
RRP: 518.42370.30Inc VAT 20%You Save:  148.12
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Description: Nikon SB-900 Speedlight I-TTL Shoe Mount Flashgun

Nikon SB-900 Speedlight I-TTL Shoe Mount Flashgun offer Nikon digital SLR users with a flash capable of wide zoom range, Improved flexibility and a great number of intelligent features that boost the efficiency of the Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS). It features zoom range coverage from 17mm to 200mm, and a sophisticated wireless I-TTL capability that allow the utilization of several Speedlights. With Nikon SB-900 you can select the required illumination patterns from the three  available patterns i-e centre-weighted, standard and even. A Xenon flash tube with a reflector system moving independently - allowing for a broader zoom range from a wide angle of 17mm (FX) to the telephoto setting which reaches 200mm without any support of accessories or wide as 12mm in DX mode with the built-in wide-angle panel connected.

A Guide Number of 40m or 131.2ft with ISO 100 film, and 56m or 183.7ft with ISO 200 film make Nikon SB-900 Speedlight I-TTL Shoe Mount Flashgun valuable for photographers. It offers a quick recycle time of 4.0 seconds (at full power) when using four Alkaline AA batteries and 2.3 seconds (at full power) while using four rechargeable NiMH batteries. Controls for setting the wireless Master and Remote have been relocated to the outside of the unit for easier access. Those functions that repeat, can easily be adjusted with a new Rotary Select Dial. A large LCD screen of Nikon SB-900 helps the photographer to read it easily. A high contrast and brightness of LCD make it visible even in direct sunlight. Any user can configure Hotkeys for quick access to commonly used controls.


First time, Nikon SB-900 Speedlight users are able to get advantage of future performance advancements. Now the user will simply download a firmware for Nikon SB-900 Speedlight and upload it to the flash unit by selecting digital SLR cameras. The SB-900 Speedlight is Nikon's intelligent Speedlight yet, which is capable to overcome the needs of digital photographic professionals. When internal fluorescent or incandescent filters and adaptor are in use, the flash automatically distinguish the filter and adjust the white balance accordingly on the latest Nikon D-SLRs. The Nikon SB-900 Speedlight I-TTL Shoe Mount Flashgun also make possible auto focus with a broader AF assist beam that covers a wide 20-105mm that is matched to all of the D3, D700 and D300's 51 focus points. The SB-900 Speedlight includes a swivel capability of 90 degrees horizontally on both sides. It can bounce up to 90 degree upward and 11 degree downward. Drip-proof mounting foot cover protects it from moisture.

Features: Nikon SB-900 Speedlight i-TTL Shoe Mount Flashgun

Nikon's Flagship Creative Lighting System Speedlight 
Control up to 3 remote Speedlight groups and an unlimited number of compatible Speedlights 
Streamlined controls and menus 
FX/DX format identification 
Expanded Auto Power Zoom Coverage from 17-200mm in FX-format 
Choose from 3 light distribution patterns 
Coloured gel filter identification with D3 and D700 
Overheat protection 
Drip-proof mounting foot cover for enhanced moisture protection 
User-updateable firmware with D3 and D700 

Specifications: Nikon SB-900 Speedlight i-TTL Shoe Mount Flashgun

circuitry (IGBT) and series circuitry 
Guide Number (20C/68F ) (40m/131.2ft at ISO 100),56m/183.7ft at ISO 200). At the 35mm zoom-head position in Nikon FX-format at Normal light distribution
Zoom Range 17mm to 200mm (in FX-format),12mm to 200mm (in DX format) 
Bounce Capability 90 up,11 down 
Swivel Capability 90 on each side 
Auto Flash Modes i-TTL, Auto Aperture flash, Non-TTL auto flash, Distance-priority manual flash, Manual flash, Repeating flash 
flash Shooting functions Auto FP High-Speed sync, FV Lock flash
Flash Exposure Control Slow-sync, Red-eye reduction, Redeye reduction in slow-sync, Rear-curtain sync :  
Recycle Time with 4AA Alkaline-manganese (1.5V) batteries   4.0 sec at full power output
Recycle Time  with 4AA Ni-MH (2600 mAh) (rechargeable) 1.2V batteries 2.3 sec at full power output  
Number of flashes with 4AA Alkaline-manganese (1.5V) batteries 110 flashes
Number of flashes with 4AA Ni-MH (2600 mAh) (rechargeable) 1.2V batteries 190 flashes
Dimensions (W x H x D) 78.0 146.0 118.5mm (3.0 5.7 4.7 in.) 
Weight Approx 415g (14.6 oz.) 
Flash shooting distance Range 0.6m to 20m (2 to 66 ft.) depends on aperture, zoom head position and ISO sensitivity
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 

Kit Content
Nikon AS-21 Speedlight Stand
Nikon SW-13H Diffusion Dome 
Nikon SJ-900 Colour Filter Set
Nikon SZ-2 Colour Filter Holder
Nikon SS-600 Soft Case

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 15 July, 2008.