Bolt VS-260C Compact On-Camera Flash for Canon Cameras

Bolt VS-260C Compact On-Camera Flash for Canon Cameras

Bolt VS-260C Compact On-Camera Flash for Canon Cameras

B&H # BOVS260C MFR # VS-260C
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • Compatible with Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II
  • Guide Number: 72' at ISO 100
  • Coverage: 35mm (Full Frame)
  • Tilts Upward 90° with Five Positions
  • AF Assist Light for Low Light
  • Automatic Power Saving Function
  • Recycle Time: 0.3-10 Seconds
  • 1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
  • Runs on 2 AA Batteries
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The VS-260C Mini On-Camera Flash for Canon Cameras from Bolt is a dedicated TTL flash for use with Canon cameras. The VS-260 features a guide number of 72' at ISO 100 and an adjustable tilt head with five set positions: 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, and 90°. The flash covers a 35mm range (in 35mm/full frame format) and also offers rear curtain synchronization for shooting at slower shutter speeds. It has an autofocus assist for low-light photography, and an automatic power-saving function that turns the flash off when it's inactive for three minutes. The VS-260 is powered by 2 easily found AA batteries. The flash duration is between 1/2000 and 1/40,000 second. Compatible with Canon EOS and G-series models, with support for E-TTL and E-TTL II flash systems.

Full compatibility with Canon EOS and G-series models, with support for E-TTL and E-TTL II flash systems
Adjustable five-position flash head
Autofocus-assist for low-light photography
Rear-curtain sync
Automatic power-saving function
UPC: 847628010277
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Bolt VS-260C Compact On-Camera Flash for Canon Cameras
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Bolt VS-260 specs

    Mount Shoe
    Guide No. 72'  / 21.95 m ISO 100 at 50 mm Position
    Exposure Control E-TTL / E-TTL II
    Bounce Head 0 to +90°
    Swivel Head None
    Coverage - mm (Full Frame)
    Zoom Head None
    Off-Camera Terminal None
    Recycle Time Approximately 0.3 - 10 Seconds
    Flash-Ready Indicator Yes
    Wireless Operation None
    Power Source 2x AA Alkaline, Lithium, Rechargeable NiMH Batteries
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.6 x 3.9 x 2.0" / 6.6 x 9.9 x 5.1 cm
    Weight 4.6 oz / 130 g without batteries
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.5 x 3.0 x 2.6"

    Bolt VS-260 reviews

    VS-260C Compact On-Camera Flash for Canon Cameras is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 18.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not sure what it is good for. My plan was to use the flash with a Canon G-12 that I use to document appraisals. The thought was that I could through manual settings on the camera increase the depth of field of my photos with the additional light from the flash without having to resort to a high ASA. Unfortunately the flash on any setting other than P (auto exposure) would only fire full blast, and when on P the camera would default to a large aperture. I returned the unit. Additionally, the construction felt flimsy.
    Date published: 2013-07-23
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from eat your heart out cannon! This is the most amazing, low cost flash in the world. it has a low light focus beam, which the cannon 270ex11 does not have. The power is great. Also it couples with the camera, in TTL perfectly. great to leave on camera at all times. Get one for every camera you have...And cameras you are thinking about getting in the future. Only down side, the lock could have been better. But at this price buy 2 or 3.
    Date published: 2013-11-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect For All My Canon Cameras I originally bought this guy for use on my Canon Powershot IS/SX-30, it being my smallest Canon camera with a hot shoe. But I now use it on my bigger Canons when I want to go light (pun intended and do not need to light up a very large area. It is a terrific buy.
    Date published: 2014-07-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great pocketable flash. Does exactly what a small pocketable flash should do. I use it on my Canon G15 when shooting indoors and low light. More power than the built and the the adjustable flash head allows for bouncing to reduce harsh shadows.
    Date published: 2015-01-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from compact flash with bounce head The flash is very compact and works well in ttl mode with Canon DSLRs. The flash head will tilt up to bounce flash off the ceiling. 8 second recycle between flashes.
    Date published: 2015-03-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from VS-260 Compact On-Camera Flash for Canon Why pay for the more expensive one when you have this flash that works so perfectly with my Canon G16 Camera. This is all you need and the results are phenomenal!!
    Date published: 2014-04-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use I use this product for low lit area photography. It's really simple to figure out and use. Not complicated at all.
    Date published: 2014-08-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little flash I bought this for my Canon EOS-1 as a small and practical flash. Great little flash and great price.
    Date published: 2014-01-07
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