Bower SFD296S Digital Flash for Sony Alpha DSLRs, with Zoom / Bounce / Swivel, Guide Number 99

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About Bower SFD 296

The Bower SFD296S Digital Automatic Zoom Flash is an innovatively designed flash unit for both digital and traditional SLR cameras with a wide array of high-end features. It is compatible with Sony and Minolta brand SLR cameras and it features fully automatic operation and helps photographers fill shadows, add depth, avoid red-eye and improve image resolution.

Bower SFD 296 Features

  • Full Automatic Mode lets the Flash Light Sensor determine the correct amount of light for each shot. Set Flash to Blue mode for automatic ranging up to 18ft (5.4m) or set to Red mode for automatic ranging up to 36ft (11m).
  • Manual Mode ("M" position) lets the flash fire at Full Burst.
  • Ready Light confirms flash is charged and ready. Auto Check Light illuminates to let you know that subject was within range.
  • Zoom Head can adjust from 28mm to 85mm (film) and 18mm to 55mm (Digital APS-C Sensor).

Bower SFD 296 Specifications

Guide Number (ISO 100 @ 50mm)
30(m) 99(ft)
Trigger Voltage
Less than 6V
Auto F/stop (ISO 200-1600)
Blue: f/8-f/32. Red: f/4-f/16
Color Temperature
Daylight 5600 degrees Kelvin
Bounce Head
0 through 90
Horizontal Swivel Head
0 through 330
Recycling Time
0.5-7 sec (depending on battery strength)
Power Supply
4x 1.5v AA size Battery
Flash Duration
1/1000 to 1/20,000 sec (full power)
Dimensions
48 x 76 x 168mm
Weight w/o Batteries
7 oz (198g)
Warranty
Bower warranty
Mfr #
SFD296S
SKU
BOWSFD296S

Bower SFD 296 Reviews

Reviewed by 2 customers

 
4.0

Works really well for the money

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from muncie indiana  -  Semi Pro

Works well for fill light and for taking long exposer nigh shots. I used this item this weekend taking photos of my daughter in the sun it perfomed just how i hoped,my only complaint would be that the plastic zoom feels a little loose

 
5.0

Great little flash

By

from Saugerties NY  -  Semi Pro

I use this on my back up set up has not let me down

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Shopper  is this a new flash, not used?
RONALD S  Yes
Shopper  what kind of flashkit do i need for sony-ilce.3000k?
Andrew R  I'm afraid I don't understand your question. Do you mean the Sony Alpha a3000? For the a3000 Sony recommends the HVL-F20M model flash unit.
Diana S  Will this work on alpha 350a and do I need a hot shoe? This would be my first flash and I have never even used an external flash before :)
RONALD S  Yes, you need a hot shoe. The flash should work fine, assuming you have a hot shoe. There is no other way to connect to camera.
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