Canon Speedlight 270EX II Flash Unit

MX71306 Speedlight 270EX II Flash Unit
MX71306 Speedlight 270EX II Flash Unit MX71306 Speedlight 270EX II Flash Unit MX71306 Speedlight 270EX II Flash Unit MX71306 Speedlight 270EX II Flash Unit

Product Info

Long Live the New King!

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The worthy successor to the venerable Canon 270EX Speedlite, the new, improved ultra-lightweight Canon Speedlite 270EX II 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 sender function, the Speedlite 270EX II can be used as a versatile wireless receiver 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 functionality easily and elegantly allows adjustment of illumination angles and guide numbers to match your specific shooting conditions. On your photographic journey, the Canon 270EX II Speedlite is primed to be there every step of the way.

Features

  • 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 and Tele:
    • Normal: 28mm full-frame equiv. max. Guide No. 22m at ISO 100
    • Tele: 50mm full-frame equiv. max. Guide No. 27m at ISO 100
  • Receiver function allows the flash to be triggered wirelessly when used with an EOS DSLR with a sender 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

Compatibility

Works with Canon Type-A EOS cameras (E-TTL II / E-TTL autoflash)

EF lens: 28mm / 50mm
EF-S lens: 17.5mm / 31.3mm

Receiver Function allows the flash to be triggered wirelessly when used with a Canon EOS DSLR with the Sender function

AF Assist Beam Function is 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 DSLRs.

Specifications

Make and Model CANON Speedlite 270EX II Wireless Flash
   
Part Number 120-GP-0750-X1
   
Guide Number
Flash Coverage ISO 100 (meters) ISO 100 (feet)
Normal (28mm) 22 72
Tele (50mm) 27 89
   
Flash Coverage EF lens: 28mm / 50mm
EF-S lens: 17.5mm / 31.3mm
Manual Switching
Recycle Time Normal Flash: ~0.1 - 3.9 sec. / Lamp lights

Quick Flash: ~0.1 - 2.6 sec. / Lamp blinks at 8Hz
(with size-AA / LR6 alkaline batteries only)

Flash Ranges  
Normal Flash
Guide No. (ISO 100) Aperture Value
f/1.4 f/2 f/2.8 f/4 f/5.6
22 (Normal) 15.7m 11.0m 7.9m 5.5m 3.9m
27 (Tele) 19.3m 13.5m 9.6m 6.8m 4.8m
 
Quick Flash
Guide No. (ISO 100) Aperture Value
f/1.4 f/2 f/2.8 f/4 f/5.6
12.6 (Normal) 9.0m 6.3m 4.5m 3.2m 2.3m
15 (Tele) 10.7m 7.5m 5.4m 3.8m 2.7m
 
High-speed Sync: 1/250 second
Guide No. (ISO 100) Aperture Value
f/1.4 f/2 f/2.8 f/4 f/5.6
11 (Normal) 7.9m 5.5m 3.9m 2.8m 2.0m
13.5 (Tele) 9.6m 6.8m 4.8m 3.2m 2.4m
 
AF Assist Beam Intermittent flash firing system
Effective range:
At center: ~4m / 13.1 feet
Periphery: ~3.5m / 11.5 feet, 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 Vertical Axis: 60°, 75° or 90°
Custom Functions C.Fn-01: Auto power off (Enabled/Disabled)
C.Fn-06: Quick flash w/continuous shot (Disabled/Enabled)
C.Fn-10: Receiver auto power off timer (60 or 10 Minutes)
C.Fn-11: Receiver auto power off cancel (Within 8 or 1 Hour)
   
Reception Type Reception of all channels via light pulse signal reception on the sender unit
Reception Angle ±45° horizontally, ±25° vertically, facing the transmitter on the sender unit
   
Power Source Two AA-size / LR6 Alkaline batteries, or Two AA / HR6 Ni-MH batteries
   
Dimensions 66 x 65 x 77mm
Weight 155g without Batteries