Canon's ultra-lightweight Speedlite 270EX II is a compact, high-performance flash unit designed for EOS DSLR users. Developed for quick, simple flash shooting, when used with select Canon EOS DSLR cameras that have a master function, the Speedlite 270EX II can be used as a wireless slave flash. The 270EX II can also be used with other compact digital camera models equipped with a dedicated flash shoe mount. The user-friendly 270EX II's Tele/Wide function allows adjustment of illumination angle and guide number to match shooting conditions.
Ultra-compact, ultra-lightweight, high-performance flash unit.
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).
Slave function allows the flash to be triggered wirelessly (when used with an EOS DSLR with a master 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.
AF Assist Beam--Intermittent flash firing systemEffective range: At center: Approx. 13.1 ft./4m, Periphery: Approx. 11.5 ft./3.5m (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: Up: 60°, 75°, 90°
Custom Functions: 1) C.Fn-01: Auto power off (Enabled/Disabled), 2) C.Fn-06: Quick flash w/continuous shot (Disabled/Enabled), 3) C.Fn-10: Slave auto power off timer (60 minutes/10 minutes), 4) C.Fn-11: Slave auto power off cancel (Within 8 hours/within 1 hour)
Transmission Range: Reception of all channels via light pulse signal reception on the master unit
Reception Angle: ±45° horizontally and ±25° vertically, facing the transmitter on the master unit