PocketWizard

PocketWizard AC9 AlienBees Adapter Power Control for Nikon

SKU: PWAC9NK MFR: 804-710
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About the PocketWizard AC9

The AC9 AlienBees Adapter paired with a FlexTT5 Transceiver enables remote power control of AlienBees or White Lightning flash. With a MiniTT1 Transmitter or FlexTT5 Transceiver on your camera, you can now adjust the power settings on your AlienBees or White Lightning flashes from the camera's position. Add the AC3 ZoneController and you can control three different groups of lights in 1/3-stop increments with a six-stop range. Utilize PocketWizard's unique features such as HyperSync and Optimized Rear Curtain Sync for maximum control of your lighting.

The PocketWizard AC9 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the PocketWizard AC9: Easy to use, Lightweight and Reliable.

PocketWizard AC9 Includes

  • PocketWizard AC9 Adapter
  • RJ-14 Connector Cord
  • Sync Adapter Plugs
  • Lanyard and Velcro
  • Quick Guide
  • PocketWizard Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easy to use (7) , Lightweight (7) , Reliable (6) , Easy to use (4) , Reliable (4) , Strong construction (4) , Lightweight (3) , Packs small / compresses (3)
Best Uses:
Portraits (3) , Studio (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Semi-pro photographer (4) , Semi-pro photographer (3) , Pro photographer (2) , Semi-professional (2) , Photo enthusiast (1) , Professional (1)

PocketWizard AC9 Features

  • ControlTL: PocketWizard's new firmware platform taps into the full potential of your camera and flash system enabling an entirely new level of remote flash capability through the proven radio communications. ControlTL firmware is configurable and upgradeable for future-proof continuous improvement
  • Manual Power Control: When the AC9 is used with a FlexTT5 Transceiver and paired with either an on-camera MiniTT1 or FlexTT5, you can adjust the power settings of your AlienBees/White Lightning flashes directly from the camera's position
  • ZoneControl: Use either the AC3 ZoneController or a MultiMAX radio to control up to three zones of light with as many lights in each zone as you want. Use the A-B-C zone switch on the AC9-paired FlexTT5 to assign the zone
  • PowerTracking: In Auto Mode, change ISO, aperture, or FEC and the lights automatically adjust their compensating power setting with PocketWizard PowerTracking
  • HyperSync: HyperSync allows photographers to achieve faster X-sync speeds, all the way up to 1/8000 second, will full power flash. Now you can cut the ambient light and use wide-open apertures, outdoors in bright sunlight
  • Low-Profile Design: The AC9 is tiny and simply slides onto the FlexTT5 hot shoe and plugs into the remote socket on the flash using the supplied cord
  • No batteries Required: The AC9 gets its power from the paired FlexTT5

PocketWizard AC9 Specifications

Mounting Hot shoe
Voltage Present 3.3 VDC (all pins) - safe for all cameras
Construction High impact plastic
Power Receives power from the FlexTT5 Transceiver
Requirements Must be used on a FlexTT5 Transceiver and in conjunction with an on-camera MiniTT1 Transmitter or FlexTT5 Transceiver for power control capability
Operating temperature Above -15deg. C (5deg. F) and below 50deg. C (120deg. F)
Storage temperature (without battery) Above -30deg. C (22deg. F) and below 85deg. C (185deg. F)
Dimensions (L x W x D) 1.9" x 1.6" x 1" / 4.7 x 4.0 x 2.5 cm
Weight 0.81oz (22.96g)
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