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Nikon SD-9 Battery Pack

BH #NISD9 • MFR #4952
Nikon SD-9 Battery Pack
Key Features
  • For Nikon SB-900, SB-910, SB-5000 Speedlights
The Nikon SD-9 Battery Pack is used to greatly increase the number of flash firings of the SB-900, SB-910 and SB-5000 Speedlights, and also shortens the recycling time. It has a total capacity to hold eight AA batteries, but can also be used with just four batteries. It can be used with any type of AA battery, but provides the fastest recycling time when used with four quality AA Ni-MH rechargeable batteries.
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Nikon SD-9 Overview

The Nikon SD-9 Battery Pack is used to greatly increase the number of flash firings of the SB-900, SB-910 and SB-5000 Speedlights, and also shortens the recycling time. It has a total capacity to hold eight AA batteries, but can also be used with just four batteries. It can be used with any type of AA battery, but provides the fastest recycling time when used with four quality AA Ni-MH rechargeable batteries.

Total minimum flash recycling time can be as fast as 1.0 seconds when used with AA Ni-MH batteries, and the capacity per round of batteries is about doubled. Batteries must be in place in the flash in order to operate.

UPC: 018208049523

Nikon SD-9 Specs

ChemistryNone
Carrying OptionsBelt Loop
Dual Flash CapabilityNo
Battery Type8 x AA
Connector TypeProprietary
Output PortsNone
LED Power IndicatorNone
Maximum Output VoltageNone
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.115 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.9 x 5.7 x 2.5"
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Will the SD-9 work on the Yongnuo yn 685 flash for Nikons?
Asked by: Anonymous
Unfortunately no, none of the Yongnuo flashes support external battery packs.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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What does this unit weigh?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Nikon SD-9 Battery Pack weighs 1.10 pounds.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Such an embarrassing question but want to make sure I order all that is needed to work. Buying the SB-910 Flash and want fast recycle and reliability in power. Looking at the battery pack as well. HOW is it used with the 910? Does this attached to the flash? To the camera? Does this pack just charge the batteries and then they go into the 910s battery chamber? I assume rechargeable batteries do not come with it and are purchased separately.
Asked by: Anonymous
The Nikon SD-9 battery pack is an external battery pack that plugs directly into the SB910 flash. The SB910 flash must have its standard four AA batteries in the flash itself, and this battery pack then increases the flashes power by allowing one to add 4qty or 8qty batteries to the external pack. The extra batteries increase the total amount of shots the flash is capable of shooting, and also helps it to recycle faster. Any type of AA batteries can be used in the battery pack, Ni-MH type are of the best to choose as they have greater longevity and also tend to weigh a bit less.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2019-11-06

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Will this unit work with the Nikon SB 700 flash?
Asked by: David S.
No, the SD-9 battery pack will not work with the SB 700. The SB 700 needs batteries inserted to have power. It does not have any ports to attach any battery packs. Having said that, I am still happy I purchased the SB 700 because it is smaller and easier to pack. Additionally, after working for an extended time, you'll appreciate the lesser weight of the SB 700 (as compared to the 910).
Answered by: ALFREDO A.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Will the SD-9 work with the SB-910 in remote mode? i.e. If I place the 910 on a light stand, and use an SU-800 on camera will the SD-9 still be effective. The reason I ask is that most if not all the third party battery packs for the SB-800 will work on camera, but none will work in the remote mode.
Asked by: Michael
It does for us in syncing remotely using the built-in optical slave with SD-9 attached. Never used SU-800, we use pocket wizards for syncing strobes.
Answered by: Alan A.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Does the SD-9 Battery Pack work with the new Nikon SB-5000 flash?
Asked by: Matthew
Yes it should according to the Nikon USA website. When in doubt, always go to the Nikon site, find the product you're looking for and click on the compatibility tab. I haven't tried it with a SB-5000 only used it with SB-900 and SB-910, works great on both.
Answered by: John K.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Do any wedding shooters out there use this battery pack along with the Vello battery grip on the D-810/SB5000, or simply use one or the other?
Asked by: Lindsay C.
We use it for weddings, senior pics, family pics, etc. And love it The recycle time is short and battery life is long.
Answered by: Kreig R.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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I want to use this with either an SB910 or SB5000 - which speedlight would be less prone to overheating with this battery pack?
Asked by: Diego
Neither are prone to overheating with this pack. The SB900 overheated, but not these. Also, turbo battery packs will blow these capacitors. The SD-9 will not
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-10-24
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