Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT


Create advanced wireless lighting setups easily with the built-in 2.4 GHz radio system of the Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT, now in stock at B&H. Much like its predecessor, this mid-range unit has a guide number of 141' at ISO 100 and 105mm and a zoom head with coverage from 24-105mm. This setup balances size, power, and versatility for shooters who desire the feature set of a top-end flash unit but in a more compact package. Additionally, the controls and design have received an upgrade for smoother operation and handling.

A Multi Dial and dot-matrix LCD allow users to quickly cycle through and change settings while an integrated catchlight panel will bounce some light forward when the flash is tilted upward. Also, the flash can rotate 150° left and 180° for further control over where the light falls. It now comes with both a Color Filter for matching tungsten-balanced sources and a Bounce Adapter that will diffuse and soften the Speedlite’s output.

Recycle speed has improved with a 2.5-second recharge at full power compared to its predecessor’s 3.7-second recycle. It also has access to slave functionality with optical transmission in addition to the master and slave capabilities of the radio triggering system, which can control up to 15 units in 5 groups. On top of this, the Speedlite 430EX III-RT has advanced control over the light, with Flash Exposure Compensation and Light Distribution settings along with high-speed and 1st- and 2nd-curtain sync options.