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Canon Speedlite 270EX, Shoe Mount Flash with Guide Number of 89 Feet / 27m at ISO 100 - USA

SKU: CA270EXU MFR: 3806B002
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About the Canon 270-EX

The Canon Speedlite 270EX Flash adds power and flexibility for enhanced flash photography anywhere. Light, compact and small enough to fit in your pocket, Speedlite 270EX features 2-step coverage for 28mm and 50mm focal lengths, plus a highly useful bounce-flash function for amazingly easy, polished results.

Powered by 2 AA batteries (not included), Speedlite 270EX is easily set-up and controlled through your camera's menu system (with select models), communicates color temperature information with your camera for optimal white balance and recharges silently in less than 4 seconds. An indispensable complement to your Canon camera, Speedlite 270EX is a perfect extension of your photographic genius.

The Canon 270-EX is commonly used for Fill flash, General purpose, Night photography, Photojournalism, Portraits and more.The Canon 270-EX is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon 270-EX is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 270-EX: Consistent output, Durable, Easy to use, Fast recycling, Fast recycling time, Good exposure performance, Good power output, Lightweight, Quiet, Superior build quality and Versatile.

Canon 270-EX Includes

  • Case

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easy to use (29) , Lightweight (28) , Consistent output (21) , Fast recycling (19) , Good power output (16) , Versatile (14) , Durable (12) , Good exposure performance (10) , Quiet (9) , Superior build quality (9) , Fast recycling time (8)
Cons:
Weak output (3)
Best Uses:
General purpose (20) , Fill flash (19) , Night photography (11) , Portraits (10) , Photojournalism (7)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (11) , Enthusiast (5) , Semi-pro photographer (5) , Casual photographer (4) , Semi-professional (3) , Casual user (2) , Pro photographer (1)

Canon 270-EX Features

  • Compact, lightweight design - ideal for compact PowerShot cameras (G-series and select SX-series) and EOS Rebel class cameras
  • 28mm and 50mm. 2-step Coverage Angle Selection
  • Bounce feature for an even greater range of picture-taking options
  • Simple set-up using the camera's rear monitor
  • Color temperature communication
  • Optimized recycling time (approx. 0.1 to 3.9 seconds)
  • Quieter charging
  • Easy storage soft case
  • Powered using just 2 AA batteries

Canon 270-EX Specifications

Flash Type Mode: E-TTL II, E-TTL
Compatible Cameras All Canon EOS cameras; PowerShot G-series cameras and select SX-series cameras
Guide Number 72 ft./22m (at ISO 100); flash head at 28mm zoom setting
89 ft./27m (at ISO 100); flash head at 50mm zoom setting
Recycling Time Normal flash: Approx. 0.1 to 3.9 seconds; Quick flash: 0.1 to 2.6 seconds (AA-size Alkaline Batteries)
Flash Range At ISO 100, with EF 50mm f/1.4: For normal (28mm): 2.3-51.5 ft./0.7-15.7m
For tele end (50mm): 2.3-63.3 ft./0.7-19.3m
For high sync speed (at 1/250 second): Approx. 2.3-24.9 ft./0.7-7.6m
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)
Bounce / Swivel Up: 60°, 75°, 90°
Custom Functions C.Fn-01: Auto power off (Enabled/Disabled)
C.Fn-06: Quick flash during continuous shooting (Enabled/Disabled)
Power Source Two AA-size/LR6 Alkaline Batteries
Dimensions 2.5 x 2.6 x 3.0 in./64 x 65 x 76.5mm
Weight 5.1 oz./145g (without batteries)
Warranty Canon 1 year limited warranty
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