Canon Speedlite 270EX II

BH #CA270EX2 • MFR #5247B002
Canon Speedlite 270EX II
Key Features
  • Compatible with Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II
  • Guide Number: 89' at ISO 100 and 50mm
  • Coverage: 28mm & 50mm (Full Frame)
  • Tilts Upward 90°
Designed as a compact source of on-camera light, the Speedlite 270EX II from Canon offers a guide number of 89' at ISO 100 when set to the 50mm position. The flash can also be set to a normal position with 28mm of coverage on full frame cameras and can tilt upward 90° for bounce capabilities. The unit even features wireless slave TTL functionality for off-camera lighting when used with a master unit.
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Canon 270EX II Overview

Designed as a compact source of on-camera light, the Speedlite 270EX II from Canon offers a guide number of 89' at ISO 100 when set to the 50mm position. The flash can also be set to a normal position with 28mm of coverage on full frame cameras and can tilt upward 90° for bounce capabilities. The unit even features wireless slave TTL functionality for off-camera lighting when used with a master unit.

A remote control shooting setting available on the 270EX II enables wireless triggering of certain DSLRs up to 16.4' away. It also has an AF assist beam and a recycle time of 0.1 to 3.9 seconds. Other modes include high-speed, first and second curtain sync settings. It runs on just two AA batteries and comes with a mini stand and a case.

Remote release function has a delay of two seconds and will work with cameras compatible with the RC-6, RC-5, or RC-1 Remote Controllers
Effective flash range of 2.3 to 63.3'
Wireless slave setting is fixed to group A but works with all channels
Battery life of 100-680 flashes
Flash sends color temperature information to camera

Canon 270EX II Specs

Flash Head
Guide Number88.58' / 27 m at ISO 100 (50 mm Position)
CoverageFull-Frame
28 to 50 mm
Angle of Coverage75°
46°
Bounce Head0 to +90°
Swivel HeadNone
Recycle TimeApprox. 0.1 to 3.9 Seconds
Secondary IlluminationNone
Exposure Control
Exposure ControlCanon E-TTL / E-TTL II
Flash ModesHi-Speed Sync, Second-Curtain Sync
Flash Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Wireless
Wireless OperationInfrared (TTL)
Up to 16.4' / 5 m
Wireless Channels4
Wireless Groups1
Power
Internal Power2 x AA (Alkaline)
External Power Pack CompatibleNo
General
MountShoe
Off-Camera TerminalNone
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.6 x 2.6 x 3" / 66 x 65 x 77 mm
Weight5.47 oz / 155 g (without Batteries)
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.54 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.65 x 3.4 x 2.65"
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