Bower SFD926C Dedicated Digital Flash for Canon SLR Cameras, Guide Number 125

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About Bower SFD 926

The Bower SFD926C is a power zoom flash with LCD Display. Fully dedicated with E-TTL I/II Canon Digital Cameras. The flash has Zoom, Bounce and Swivel Head. It also has Auto Check indicator, red AF assistance beam and Auto Power Saving Function.

The flash features an autofocus, auto-zoom flash head, which auto-senses the focal length of the camera's lens and adjusts itself accordingly, within the range of 24mm to 85mm. It can also tilt and swivel for complete creative control. Additionally, there is a built-in slave mode, diffuser and reflector allowing further control and modification of the light output. It is an ideal economical all-around flash for any digital or 35mm autofocus SLR shooter.

Summary of Customer Reviews

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Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Reviewer Profile:
Semi-pro photographer (3)

Bower SFD 926 Features

  • Head movements include zoom, bounce and swivel
  • Built-in diffuser and reflector panel
  • IGBT flash circuitry
  • Slave Mode

Bower SFD 926 Specifications

Flash Type
Dedicated shoe-mount TTL flash
Guide No.
125' (38 m) (85mm @ ISO 100)
Angle of Coverage
24-85mm range in 35mm/full-frame format standard
TTL Dedication
Yes - Automatic TLL Range 0.9-19 m (@f/2)
Bounce Head
0-90°
Swivel Head
0-270°
Zoom Head
Yes
Recycle Time
0.5-9 seconds
Compatible
E-TTL I/II
Power Source
Four 1.5-Volt "AA" batteries (Alkaline, NiCad & NiMH)
Warranty
Bower warranty

Bower SFD 926 Reviews

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Reviewed by 5 customers

 
1.0

Does not work with Nikon D80

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from OH  -  Photo Enthusiast

I had to return this item. Information stated it would work with Nikon cameras it did not work at all with my Nikon D80. The return was very easy, the customer service is one of the reasons I have purchased all my camera equipment from Adorama.

 
1.0

This is for SFD926O for Panasonic

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from Dallas, TX  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Three months out of warranty the flash just died, except for the zoom, lights, everything else. It just won't flash. Ready light comes on, but won't test or fire with the camera. Emails and calls to company got handed off until I just didn't get a reply at all. When it did work, output was almost as weak as pop up flash and very inconsistent. I have a Lumix DMC-FZ150 I tried it with. Although it seems to have a good build it is just plain junk. You've been warned.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Not for the Panasonic FZ200

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from Pittsford, NY  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I couldn't get this flashgun to fire at all with my Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200. (I replaced it with a Panasonic DMW-FL500.)

 
4.0

I recommend this product

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from mount vernon, wa  -  Photo Enthusiast

The versatility of this product is what makes it especially useful. It swivels from left to right as well as up and down, and therefore can be used in a variety of situations.

 
3.0

Nice Features

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from Kirksville, Missouri  -  Semi-pro Photographer

The add said this flash would work as a slave unit. My pctures turned out dark when I used this as a slave unit. I don't know if it's my camera or the flash. It worked very nicely on camera, so I'm assuming its the way I was trying to use the flash. I was very dissappointed in the slow 10 to 12 second recycle time after a full blast.

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Shopper  will the 926c work with canon t3i?
Andrew R  This flash should work with most Canon EOS system SLR/DSLR cameras.
Twin D  is there a fix for the hot foot on this unit?
DARRELL A  The foot is too long. I had to gently shorten mine to make it fit. On a flash bar, I use a rubber band to help keep it secure.
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