Manufacturer’s Description

Further development of Canon's flagship Speedlite has led to the production of the 580 EX II. This is the premier Speedlite for all photographers, including professionals. Newly designed to match with the EOS-1D Mark III in terms of improved dust- and water-resistance, body strength, and the ability to control flash functions and settings from the camera menu (EOS-1D Mark III only). Other features include improved communication reliability through its direct contacts, and recycling time is both 20% shorter than the 580EX and is completely inaudible.

The Specs

Additional Specifications
Autofocus Assist AF Assist Beam
Flash Range 98.43 ft
Description Speedlite 580EX II Flash for Canon EOS Digital SLR Cameras
normalized-Weight 14.29
Frequency Band Full swivel, 180 in either directionFourteen Speedlite Custom Functions built-in; set on Speedlite's LCD panelSuperior build quality, including a metal foot for higher rigidityAuto conversion of flash coverage with compatible digital SLR camerasWhite Balance info communicated instantly to compatible digital SLR camerasAF-assist beam, compatible with all AiAF points on every EOS SLR Dust- and water- resistance to match the EOS-1D Mark III
Maximum Flash Recycle Time 6 Second
Minimum Flash Recycle Time 100 ms
Battery Model Supported CP-E3
Parent Retsku B000NP3DJW
Brand Name Canon
Mount Type Shoe Mount
Product Model 580EX II
Number of Batteries Support 12
Product Line Speedlite
Dimensions 3" x 5.30" x 4.50"
Weight 13.20 oz - without batteries
Quick Glance
Flash Mode TTL|E-TTL
Compatible Camera Model(s) EOS Digital SLR Cameras Digital Cameras: PowerShot G2 PowerShot G3 PowerShot G5 PowerShot G6 PowerShot Pro1 35mm SLR Cameras: T90 EOS-1v EOS-3 EOS Elan 7N series EOS Elan 7 series EOS Elan II series EOS Rebel T2 EOS Rebel Ti EOS Rebel K2 EOS Rebel G2 EOS Rebel G
Flash Recycle Time 100 ms to 6 Second - with fresh AA-size alkaline batteries
Battery Life 100 to 700 Flash Maximum - with fresh AA-size alkaline batteries
Guide Number 58 m/190 ft at ISO 100 (105 mm Zoom-head Setting)

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