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Canon Speedlite 270EX II

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  • Vertical bounce capability of up to 90 ?
  • Normal mode guide number of 72’/22m at ISO 100 coverage for 28mm full frame lenses
  • Tele mode guide number of 89’/27m at ISO 100 for 50mm full frame coverage
  • Can be used as a slave unit for EOS cameras with Speedlite transmitters
  • Can work with compact Canon cameras with a dedicated shoe mount
  • Flash release function can trigger the shutter release by a 2-second delay

Canon Speedlite 270EX II

Price:
$169.99

Speedlite 270EX II is a small, lightweight flash unit that can be used by EOS as well as compact cameras that has a dedicated shoe mount. The flash works as a slave unit for compatible EOS cameras that has a built-in Speedlite transmitter and the flash release button can trigger the camera shutter with a 2-second delay. The guide number of the flash is 89’/27m at ISO 100 for a 50mm full frame lens (tele mode) and 72’/22m at ISO 100 for a 28mm full frame lens (normal wide mode).

Worthy successor to the venerable Canon 270EX Speedlite, the new, ultra-lightweight Canon 270EX II Speedlite is a compact, high-performance flash unit designed for the evolving EOS enthusiast. Developed for fun and easy flash shooting, when used with select Canon EOS DSLR cameras that have a master function, the Speedlite 270EX II can be used as a versatile wireless slave flash. This Speedlite can also be used with other compact digital camera models equipped with a dedicated flash shoe mount. User-friendly in both function and design, the 270EX II Speedlite flash's Tele/Wide function easily and elegantly allows adjustment of illumination angle and guide number to match shooting conditions. On your photographic journey, the Canon 270EX II Speedlite is primed to be there at every step.

  • Ultra-compact, ultra-lightweight, high-performance flash unit.
  • Vertical bounce capability up to 90 degrees provides a wide range of picture-taking options.
  • Flash coverage can be switched between Normal (28mm full-frame equivalent, max. Guide No. 72 ft./22m at ISO 100) and Tele (50mm full-frame equivalent, max. Guide No. 89 ft./27m at ISO 100).
  • Slave function allows the flash to be triggered wirelessly (when used with an EOS DSLR with a master function).
  • Flash release function triggers the camera wirelessly from the flash on a 2-second delay, allowing the flash to be repositioned to illuminate the subject.

Type

On-camera, E-TTL II/E-TTL auto flash Speedlite

Compatible Cameras

Type-A EOS cameras (E-TTL II/E-TTL auto flash)

Guide Number


Flash Coverage

ISO 100 (m)

ISO 100 (ft.)

Normal (28mm)

22

72

Tele (50mm)

27

89

Flash Coverage

EF lens: 28mm/50mm

EF-S lens: 17.5mm/31.3mm

Manual switching

Recycling Time

  1. Normal flash: Approx. 0.1 - 3.9 sec. / Lamp lights
  2. Quick flash: Approx. 0.1 - 2.6 sec. / Lamp blinks at 8 Hz (with size-AA/LR6 alkaline batteries)

Flash Range

Normal Flash


Guide No. (ISO 100)

Aperture Value

f/1.4

f/2

f/2.8

f/4

f/5.6

22 (Normal)

15.7

11.0

7.9

5.5

3.9

27 (Tele)

19.3

13.5

9.6

6.8

4.8

Quick Flash


Guide No. (ISO 100)

Aperture Value

f/1.4

f/2

f/2.8

f/4

f/5.6

12.6 (Normal)

9.0

6.3

4.5

3.2

2.3

15 (Tele)

10.7

7.5

5.4

3.8

2.7

High-speed sync (at 1/250 sec.)


Guide No. (ISO 100)

Aperture Value

f/1.4

f/2

f/2.8

f/4

f/5.6

11 (Normal)

7.9

5.5

3.9

2.8

2.0

13.5 (Tele)

9.6

6.8

4.8

3.4

2.4

AF Assist Beam

Intermittent flash firing system

Effective range:

At center: Approx. 13.1 ft./4m

Periphery: Approx. 11.5 ft./3.5m (in total darkness)

Compatible with model EOS 5D Mark II and later. Available via firmware update for: EOS-1Ds Mark III, EOS-1D Mark III, EOS 40D, EOS 50D, and EOS Rebel XS.
Bounce / Swivel
Up: 60°, 75°, 90°

Custom Functions

  1. C.Fn-01: Auto power off (Enabled/Disabled)
  2. C.Fn-06: Quick flash w/continuous shot (Disabled/Enabled)
  3. C.Fn-10: Slave auto power off timer (60 minutes/10 minutes)
  4. C.Fn-11: Slave auto power off cancel (Within 8 hours/within 1 hour)

Transmission Range

Reception of all channels via light pulse signal reception on the master unit
Reception Angle
±45° horizontally and ±25° vertically, facing the transmitter on the master unit

Power Source

Two AA-size/LR6 Alkaline Batteries

Dimensions

2.6 x 2.6 x 3.0 in./ 65.8 x 65.2 x 77mm

Weight

5.5 oz./155g (without batteries)