Canon Speedlite 270EX II

Canon Speedlite 270EX II is a Ultra-compact, ultra-lightweight, and high-performance flash unit. It features 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) with Vertical bounce capability up to 90 degrees provides a wide range of picture-taking options that completed with Slave function allows the flash to be triggered wirelessly (when used with an EOS DSLR with a master function) include 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. The Canon Speedlite 270EX II measures (W x H x D) 65.8mm x 65.2mm x 77mm / 2.6 in. x 2.6 in. x 3.0 in. and weighs 155g / 5.5 oz (without batteries).

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Canon Speedlite 270EX II Expert Reviews

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“The Canon Speedlite 270EX II Flash is a good choice when small size, light weight and low cost are priorities over features and power. With some its wireless remote capability and limited bounce functionality, the 270EX II can easily deliver better image quality than no flash or the built-in flash in some situations.”
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Canon Speedlite 270EX II Features & Specifications

Worthy successor to the venerable Canon 270EX II 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.

* Lightweight compact design
* Guide Number 27 (m, ISO100)
* Bounce flash head
* Wireless slave function for off-camera flash
* Trigger your EOS camera with Remote Release button
* Variable angle of coverage
* Fast, silent recycling

A powerful and versatile flashgun that you can take anywhere

Lightweight compact design
The Canon Speedlite 270EX II weighs just 155g (without batteries) and its compact design means it will find a space even in the smallest of kit bags.

High power output
Despite its diminutive size, the Speedlite 270EX II has plenty of power, with a guide number of 27 (m, ISO100) allowing long-range flash photography. E-TTL II metering with compatible cameras gives accurate flash exposure in all situations, even when bouncing light from a wall or ceiling.

Bounce flash head
A bounce head allows the Speedlite 270EX II’s flash output to be bounced off the ceiling for soft, shadowless lighting.

Easy to use off-camera flash
The Speedlite 270EX II can be triggered remotely by a compatible camera or Speedlite flash and is as easy to use in off-camera mode as it is in the hotshoe, opening up countless creative lighting opportunities.

Remote shooting
Experiment with different lighting positions quickly and easily by using the Remote Release button to trigger the camera remotely from up to 5m away, whilst you adjust the lighting.

Zoom head
Match the coverage of the Speedlite 270EX II’s output to a lens’ angle of view by adjusting its zoom head to either the 28mm or 50mm setting.

Fast silent recycling
Two AA/LR6 batteries power the Speedlite 270EX II enabling it to recharge silently from a full-power discharge in 3.9sec.


Canon Speedlite 270EX II User Manual

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