Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash with Guide Number 141 Feet / 43m at ISO 100 - U.S.A. Warranty

SKU: CA430EX2U MFR: 2805B002
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About the Canon 430-EX II

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Bringing a new level of versatility and capability to flash photography, the Speedlite 430EX II features a powerful flash (guide number of 141 ft./43m at ISO 100) with a fast recycling time in a compact, durable body. A one-touch quick-lock mechanism makes it easy to attach or detach the 430EX II from the camera and a metal foot has been added for strength and durability.

Flash controls can now be set through the camera's LCD screen on compatible EOS Digital SLR cameras. The Speedlite 430EX II is also quieter, recycle time is 20% faster (as compared to the 430EX) and since it is compatible with Canon's wireless E-TTL, it can be used as an affordable "slave unit".

The Canon 430-EX II is commonly used for Everyday, Fill flash, General purpose, Home, Night photography, Photojournalism, Portraits, Studio, Travel and more.The Canon 430-EX II is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast, Pro photographer, Semi-professional, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon 430-EX II is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 430-EX II: Consistent output, Durable, Easy to use, Fast recycling, Fast recycling time, Good exposure performance, Good power output, Lightweight, Quiet, Reliable, Superior build quality and Versatile.

Canon 430-EX II Includes

  • Soft Case
  • Shoe Stand
  • Canon 1 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easy to use (197) , Fast recycling (165) , Consistent output (161) , Durable (132) , Good power output (125) , Versatile (114) , Lightweight (113) , Good exposure performance (24) , Fast recycling time (21) , Superior build quality (21) , Quiet (20) , Reliable (13) , Easy to clean (3) , Good price / value (3)
Heavy (37) , Heavy / bulky (14) , Slow recycling (9) , Slow recycling time (4) , Weak output (3)
Best Uses:
General purpose (170) , Fill flash (158) , Portraits (142) , Night photography (97) , Photojournalism (45) , Everyday (13) , Home (12) , Travel (8) , Studio (7) , Macro photography (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (98) , Semi-pro photographer (46) , Casual photographer (30) , Pro photographer (29) , Enthusiast (25) , Semi-professional (9) , Casual user (2) , Getting started (2) , Beginner (1) , Professional (1)

Canon 430-EX II Features

  • Superior build quality, including a metal foot for added strength
  • Approx. 20% faster recycling time, compared to previous 430EX
  • One-touch, quick-lock mechanism for easy attaching/detaching flash from camera
  • Full flash control possible on camera menu, with compatible EOS Digital SLR cameras
  • Virtually silent flash recycle
  • Full swivel, 180° in either direction
  • Zoom flash head covers range of 24-105mm; maximum guide number 141 ft./43m at ISO 100

Canon 430-EX II Specifications

Flash Type Mode: E-TTL II, E-TTL, TTL
Compatible Cameras All Canon EOS cameras; PowerShot G series cameras
Guide Number 141 ft./43m (at ISO 100); flash head at 105mm zoom setting
Flash Coverage Fixed condenser lens with inner zoom: (1) Auto Zoom, (2) Manual Zoom, (3) Wide Panel
Zoom positions: 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm, 80mm, 105mm; Indicated by numerals on the LCD's focal length display
Image Size Zoom Control: With cameras compatible with auto zoom, it zooms automatically to match the camera's image size
Number of Flashes Approx. 200 to 1,400, with AA-size Alkaline Batteries manufactured within the last three months or AA-size Ni-MH fully-charged batteries
Recycling Time Approx. 0.1 to 3.7 seconds (AA-size Alkaline Batteries)/0.1 to 2 seconds (AA-size Ni-MH batteries)
Flash Range At ISO 100, with EF 50mm f/1.4
For normal flash: Approx. 2.3-79.7 ft./0.7-24.3m
For high sync speed (EF flash): Approx. 2.3-39.4 ft./0.7-12m
AF Assist Beam Built-in; covers all focus points in EOS cameras up to 9 AF points
Effective range:
At center: Approx. 2.3-32.8 ft./0.7-10m
Periphery: Approx. 2.3-16.4 ft./0.7-5m (in total darkness)
Custom Functions Six user-selectable Custom Functions built-in; set on Speedlite's LCD panel
Power Source Four AA-size Alkaline Batteries (6V); Four AA-size Ni-MH (4.8V)
External Power Source External power supply: compatible with Dust- and Water-Resistant External Power Pack, Canon battery pack CP-E3 and Transistor Pack E
Dimensions 2.8 x 4.8 x 4.0 in./72 x 122 x 101mm
Weight 11.6 oz./330g (without batteries)
Warranty Canon 1 year limited warranty
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