Nikon SB 27 is a powerful flash (guide number of 30 ft./35m at ISO 100) with a fast recycling time in a compact. It features recycling time at 5 sec. and number of flashes at 140; horizontal coverage flashes at 50mm, 35mm, 28mm, 24mm and vertical position at 70mm, 50mm, 35mm;flash exposure control: TL automatic control with F5, F4 series, F100, F90x, F80, F70, F65, F60, FM3A or PRONEA 600i. The Nikon SB 27 measures 4.2 x 2.8 x 3.8 in./107 x 70 x 90mm and weighs 12 ounces.
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Nikon SB 27 User Reviews
Great Unorthodox Flash Unit,
“I have this flash and I must say it is very powerful and very accurate when used in TTL mode. The unique design functionality make sit great for macro photography on a budget. Just do not be fooled by the picture; it is a horizontal design with a low profile but his is a big square unit. It uses 4 AA batteries and has a pc cord contact. If you can get below $75 it is a no brainier. “ – By Gear head
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Nikon SB 27 User Manual
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Nikon SB 27 Features & Specifications
Nikon’s new SB-27 AF Speedlight, the latest in Nikon’s growing system of AF Speedlights, is perfect for advanced amateurs and professional photographers who enjoy the advanced features of their camera’s built-in Speedlight, but are ready for more power and control. Featuring a unique built-in bounce flash adapter, the compact SB-27 will operate with a wide variety of Nikon SLR cameras, including the N50, N6006, N70, N90s and F5.
It features automatic TTL controlled fill-flash operation, rear curtain sync flash and Red-Eye Reduction lamp that turns on just prior to shutter release. It also features automatic power zoom coverage, built-in bounce flash adapter and manual flash output level compensation. The Speedlight’s flash head rotates through 180? arc. SB-27 has an extra short recycling time of up to 5 seconds.