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Vivitar DF-583 Power Zoom TTL Flash for Canon Cameras

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Vivitar DF-583 Power Zoom TTL Flash for Canon Cameras
Key Features
  • Compatible with Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II
  • Guide Number: 177' at ISO 100 and 105mm
  • Zoom Range: 18-180mm
  • Tilts Upward 90°
The DF-583 Power Zoom TTL Flash from Vivitar is a fully automatic, dedicated Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II system speedlight. It features full through the lens (TTL) support for Canon DSLR cameras, and a bounce, zoom, and swivel head that gives you more creativity when lighting your photos. Eight selectable power levels and an automatic shutter speed grant you precise control over the ten power zoom positions from 18mm-180mm, and high speed synchronization - to capture fast subjects.
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Vivitar DF-583 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Canon System Dedicated Speedlight
  • 310x Power Zoom Positions: 18mm-180mm
  • 4Guide No. 54m (ISO 100, 105mm)
  • 58x Selectable Power Level Ratios
  • 6TTL Metering
  • 7Full Manual & Slave Mode Controls
  • 8Bounce, Zoom & 360° Swivel Head
  • 9Built-In Wide-Angle Diffuser & Reflector

The DF-583 Power Zoom TTL Flash from Vivitar is a fully automatic, dedicated Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II system speedlight. It features full through the lens (TTL) support for Canon DSLR cameras, and a bounce, zoom, and swivel head that gives you more creativity when lighting your photos. Eight selectable power levels and an automatic shutter speed grant you precise control over the ten power zoom positions from 18mm-180mm, and high speed synchronization - to capture fast subjects.

Versatile enough to be used outdoors, as well as inside a professional studio setting, the DF-583 makes it possible to set up a studio environment anywhere, anytime. It incorporates a built-in reflecting plate and diffuser, which expands the angle of illumination for larger venues. A red focus beam will help you achieve focus in low light conditions, and power saving circuitry incorporates an auto-off element to give you longer battery life.

The built-in rotary dial makes selecting modes and settings quick and easy, while the information displayed on the rear LCD panel clearly shows those settings you've chosen. Power the flash with any four AA batteries, and turn on the power saving function in order to conserve battery power and prolong battery life. With all of these features, and more, the Vivitar DF-583 helps photographers fill shadows, add depth, avoid red-eye, and improve image resolution - with detailed manual controls when you want them or simple automatic modes when you don't.

Canon System Dedicated Speedlight
Having a dedicated flash means this speedlight is fully compatible with Canon system cameras and functions, including high-speed sync, TTL, and more.
10x Power Zoom Positions: 18mm-180mm
Set the nearest zoom position to your attached lens for optimal compatibility and lighting whether you're using a wide-angle 18mm or telephoto 180mm lens. These positions include: 18, 24, 28, 35, 50, 70, 85, 105, 135 and 180mm.
Guide No. 54m (ISO 100, 105mm)
This speedlight has a guide number of 54m (177 ft) as a mark of its ability to illuminate a subject photographed at ISO 100, and set at 105mm.
8x Selectable Power Level Ratios
Reduce the flash's output by using the power level ratios, in order to capture images using faster flash speeds and shorter flash durations. These include: 1/1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64 and 1/128.
TTL Metering
Measuring and metering the scene with this dedicated flash, you gain full advantage of autofocus and through the lens (TTL) features in order to more quickly and accurately light a scene.
Full Manual & Slave Mode Controls
Use the full manual and slave mode controls to achieve precise and creative lighting techniques for the exact look you're going for. Experiment with multiple flashes and manage the amount or speed of light with these controls.
Bounce, Zoom & 360° Swivel Head
For even more ways to modify and direct the light the head includes bounce, zoom and swivel capabilities. The bounce angles of the flash head include 0, 45, 60, 75 and 90°. Its Power Zoom positions include: 18, 24, 28, 35, 50, 70, 85, 105, 135 and 180mm. And the Swivel angle of the speedlight head is 360°.
Built-In Wide-Angle Diffuser & Reflector
The flash also incorporates a built-in wide-angle diffuser and reflecting plate, which expand the angle of illumination and soften the harsh light landing on your subjects.

Vivitar DF-583 Specs

Mount
Shoe
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.4 x 5.2 x 3.7"

Vivitar DF-583 Reviews

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question

what mode or setting do I have to be for the flash and my canon t3i?
Asked by: Lesley x.
This flash is fully compatible with your camera. If you wish the flash to interpret the scene for you and automatically go off, use TTL.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

I'm confused by the fact that the manual shows a slot (and there is a spot on the actual flash) where it says external power jack . Yet everything on here says it only uses batteries?
Asked by: Anonymous
Vivitar DF 583 is a good flash, it does have that battery cord in front But my honest opinion spend the $15 and get the DF 683.
Answered by: KEVIN N.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

What power pack battery system (external) could be used for the Vivitar DF-583 Power Zoom TTL for Canon ?
Asked by: Anonymous
The model flash does not work with an external power source. It only works with AA batteries internally.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Does it work with a Canon 60D when the camera is in manual mode and the flash in TTL mode?
Asked by: Zvi
Yes the Vivitar flash set to TTL will work when the Canon 60D is set to manual.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Does it work with a Canon 60D when the camera is in manual mode and the flash in TTL mode?
Asked by: Zvi
I do not know for sure.
Answered by: James C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is this compatible with the Canon Rebel T3i?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Vivitar DF-583 Power Zoom Speedlight for Canon is compatible with the Canon EOS Rebel T3i.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is the Vivitar DF-583 power zoom for canon compatible fully with a canon EOS 6D?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, that speedlight is compatible with Canon 6D.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is this flash fully compatable with a Canon EOS 60d?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Vivitar DF-583 Power Zoom Speedlight will be compatible with a Canon EOS 60D, as well as all other Canon cameras that are TTL capable.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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