The Speedlight SB-910 (Amazon | Adorama | B&H) is Nikon’s top of the grade Speedlight system which is compatible with all of the DX format, the FX format and the P7000 series Coolpix cameras. The Speedlight SB-910 features Nikon’s state of the art i-TTL (intelligent through-the-lens) technology ensuring both on camera or remote metering capability. Whether mounted as a dedicated flash on a DSLR or used as a secondary remote flash unit, the Speedlight SB-910 is the best Nikon flash that a professional can hope to use with his professional DSLR.
Speedlight SB-910 is the ideal partner for you if you’re into precision flash photography. It can independently be mounted on the hotshoe of your DSLR or be used to control three additional groups via three channels or an unlimited number of SB-910, SB-900, SB-700 or SB-R200 units.
The Speedlight SB-910 has a guide number of 34 m/111.5’ at ISO 100, 35mm zoom head position. At ISO 200, 35mm zoom head position the guide number is 48 m/157.5’. Both positions are on a FX format. On a DX-format, Automatic mode the lens coverage is 8 to 11mm. it is 12 to 17mm for a FX format. On a DX-format, Automatic mode the lens coverage is 12 to 200mm and again 17 to 200mm on a FX format.
The Speedlight SB-910 offers Standard, Even and Center-weighted illumination patterns. The flash head can be tilted from -7° to up to 90°. When mounted on a DX or FX format the light distribution angle is automatically adjusted depending on the as per the sensor format.
Sample Images by Speedlight SB-910 on Flickr
Speedlight SB-910 Specifications
|Construction||Automatic Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) and series circuitry|
|GN (@ 35 mm zoom head position, in FX format, standard illumination pattern, 20°C/68°F)||34/111.5 (ISO 100, m/ft), 48/157.5 (ISO 200, m/ft)|
|Illumination Type||There are three illumination patterns: standard, even and center-weightedThe light distribution angle is automatically adjusted to the camera’s image area in both FX and DX formats|
|Effective flash output distance range (in i-TTL, auto aperture flash or non-TTL auto flash mode)||0.6 m to 20 m (2 to 66 ft.) (varies depending on camera’s image area setting, illumination pattern, ISO sensitivity, zoom head position, and lens aperture in use)|
|Mode||i-TTL, Auto aperture flash, Non-TTL auto flash, Distance-priority manual flash, Manual flash, Repeating flash|
|Other functions||Test firing, monitor pre-flashes, AF-assist illumination for multi-point AF, and modeling illumination|
|Multiple flash-unit photography operation||Advanced Wireless Lighting, SU-4 type wireless multiple flash-unit photography|
|Compatibility||All cameras compatible with Nikon Creative Lighting System (other cameras can be used but functionality is reduced)|
|Flash exposure control set on the camera||The SB-910 is fully recycled: lights upInsufficient flash output for correct exposure (in i-TTL, auto aperture flash, non-TTL auto flash or distance-priority manual flash mode): blinks|
|Bounce||Flash head tilts down to 7° or up to 90° with click-stops at -7°, 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°Flash head rotates horizontally 180° to the left and right with click-stops at 0°, 30°, 60°, 75°, 90°, 120°, 150°, 180°|
|Power||Use four AA-size batteries of the same brand from anyof the following types:
|Flash-ready indicator||The SB-910 is fully recycled: lights upInsufficient flash output for correct exposure (in i-TTL, auto aperture flash, non-TTL auto flash or distance-priority manual flash mode): blinks|
|Flash-ready indicator(remote mode)||The SB-910 is fully recycled: blinksInsufficient flash output for correct exposure (in i-TTL, auto aperture flash or non-TTL auto flash mode, or AUTO mode in SU-4 type wireless multiple flash-unit photography): blinks|
|Flash duration||Approx. 1/880 sec. at full output|
|Foot lock lever||Provides secure attachment of the SB-910 to camera’s accessory shoe using locking plate and locking pin to prevent unintentional detachment.|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 78.5 x145 x 113 mm (3.1 x 5.7 x 4.4 in.)|
|Wt||Approx. 510 g (18 oz) (with four 1.5 V LR6 (AA-size) alkaline batteries)Approx. 420 g (14.8 oz) (Speedlight only)|
|Accessories||Speedlight Stand AS-21, Nikon Diffusion Dome SW-13H, Incandescent Filter SZ-2TN, Fluorescent Filter SZ-2FL, Soft Case SS-910|