last update: 21 February 2002

  Nikon Speedlight SB-27

A very updated version of the SB-15. Introduced in 1995.


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GN: 98 (ft), 30 (m)
Weight: 12 oz. (340g) (w/o batteries)
Size: 2.8” (70mm) tall x 4.2” (107mm) wide x 3.8” (97mm) deep
Power: four AA batteries
Recycle Time: 5 seconds minimum
# of Flashes: ~140 at full manual
Flash Duration: 1/1000
(78 degrees horizontal, 60 degrees vertical) 24mm lens; also supports 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 70mm coverage (unit may need to be rotated)
Case: SS-27 (included)
Key Features: TTL flash control on most TTL-capable Nikon bodies, monitor pre-flash on F90/N90 or later bodies; Full power TTL, five power level manual, and Automatic (four apertures) settings. Red-eye reduction. LCD panel shows settings. Rear curtain sync. The SB-27 can synchronize with up to four additional flashes. Head rotates 180 degrees. Built-in bounce card. Aufofocus assist light.

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Other Speedlights
SB-1, SB-2, SB-3, SB-4,
, SB-6, SB-7E, SB-8E,
SB-9, SB-10, SB-E, SB-11,
SB-12, SB-14, SB-140,
, SB-16, SB-17,
, SB-19, SB-20,
, SB-22, SB-22s,
, SB-24, SB-25,
, SB-27,
, SB-30,
, SB-80DX


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