Manufacturer’s Description

Canon's top-of-the-line Speedlite has been thoroughly revised. It's smaller and lighter than ever, yet provides a bit more power and significantly faster recycling. A new Select Dial makes changes, like exposure compensation, a breeze. It now covers lenses as wide as 14mm, and has new features for digital SLRs - including the ability to transmit precise flash color temperature information, and vary the zoom setting to match the imaging sensor.

The Specs

Additional Specifications
Brand Name Canon
Autofocus Assist AF Assist Beam
Flash Range 98 ft
normalized-Weight 13.23
Frequency Band Full swivel, 180 in either directionFourteen speedlite Custom Functions built-in; set on speedlite's LCD panel
Product Model 580EX
Maximum Flash Recycle Time 6 Second
Minimum Flash Recycle Time 100 ms
Number of Batteries Support 12
Battery Model Supported CP-E3
Product Line Speedlite
Warranty Information 1 Year Limited
Dimensions 5.28" Height x 3" Width x 4.49" Depth
Weight 13.23 oz - without battery|1.05 lbs - with battery
Quick Glance
Flash Mode TTL|E-TTL
Compatible Camera Model(s) E-TTL Mode Compatible Cameras: EOS Digital SLRs PowerShot G2 PowerShot G3 PowerShot G5 PowerShot G6 PowerShot Pro1 EOS Film Cameras: EOS-1v EOS-3 Elan 7N series Elan 7 series Elan II series Rebel T2 Rebel Ti Rebel K2 Rebel GII Rebel G E-TTL Mode Compatible Cameras: Canon T90 35mm EOS SLRs Batteries: Canon battery pack CP-E3 & CP-E2 Transistor Pack E
Flash Recycle Time 100 ms to 6 Second Approximate - with AA-size alkaline battery
Battery Life 100 to 700 Flash Approximate - AA-size alkaline
Flash Coverage 24 mm to 105 mm|14 mm with Wide Angle Lens -
Guide Number 58 m/190 ft at ISO 100 (105 mm Zoom-head Setting)

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