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Canon Speedlite 580EX Hot-shoe clip-on flash

Combining the strengths of its predecessor 550EX while providing additional functions at higher speeds, the SPEEDLITE 580EX is Canon's new flagship fl...

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“Blinding performance”

published 03/01/2008

ProVery powerful and flexible advanced users flash gu...

ConsExpensive, complicated parameters setting, can cau...

Overview -------------- Canon's premium EOS series dedicated flash gun with a guide number of 58 for powerful lighting and remote control of up to two sets of other 580EX or 430EX guns. Features -------------- As the most powerful flash gun I have ever owned, the 580EX is a formidable beast. It's...

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ProExcellent range, ease of use, full integration wit...

ConsBattery compartment hard to open and close.

I bought the 580EX after reading some good reviews about it. I still had my doubts, after all, it's only an on-camera flash! Well, the truth is, my flash photography has never been so good and accurate! OUT OF THE BOX In the box you get the flash head, a pouch, a manual and a stand for the flash...

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“Lightning strikes”

published 31/10/2005

ProFast recharge time, handy in use, plenty of light.

ConsPrice, battery insert.

The Canon speedlite 580ex is the best flash unit i have worked with until this date. I photograph a lot of weddings, children and birthdays, so it's important that i relay on a good flash. You can turn the flashhead 360 degrees sideways, 90 degrees up and a few degrees down (mostly for macro...

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Product Information : Canon Speedlite 580EX Hot-shoe clip-on flash

Manufacturer's product description

Combining the strengths of its predecessor 550EX while providing additional functions at higher speeds, the SPEEDLITE 580EX is Canon's new flagship flash unit featuring a higher maximum guide number, shorter recycle time, autozoom control for image sensor size, and design improvements for easier handling by digital SLR users ranging from professional to advanced amateur.

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Product Description: Canon Speedlite 580EX - hot-shoe clip-on flash

Camera Flash: Hot-shoe clip-on flash

Dimensions (WxDxH): 7.5 cm x 11.4 cm x 13.4 cm

Weight: 375 g

Guide Number (m / ISO 100): 58

Lens Coverage: 24mm - 105mm

Supported Exposure Control: FP Flash, TTL, E-TTL, E-TTL II

Zoom: Automatic, manual

Features: AF illuminator, illuminated LCD display, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control, modelling flash capability, flash exposure bracketing

Required Battery: 4 x battery - AA type

Designed For: EOS 100, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1D, 1Ds, 3000, 40, 450, 50, 500, 550, 5D, 60, 600, 650, 70, 7D, Kiss F, Kiss X2, Kiss X3, Kiss X4, Kiss X5, Kiss X50, Kiss X7, Kiss X70, Rebel T1i, Rebel T2i, Rebel T3, Rebel T3i, Rebel T4i, Rebel T5, Rebel XS, Rebel XSi; PowerShot G10, G11, G12, G9, SX1, SX10, SX20, SX30

General

MPN: 9445A003, SL-580EX

Width: 7.5 cm

Depth: 11.4 cm

Height: 13.4 cm

Weight: 375 g

Camera Flash

Type: Hot-shoe clip-on flash

Guide Number (m / ISO 100): 58

Lens Coverage: 24mm - 105mm

Supported Exposure Control: FP Flash, TTL, E-TTL, E-TTL II

Shooting Distance: 0.5 m - 30 m

Vertical Rotation Angle: +90 / -7

Horizontal Rotation Angle: +180 / -180

Zoom: Automatic, manual

Manual Power Control Levels: 1/1, 1/64, 1/128, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32

Auto Shut-Off: Yes

Features: AF illuminator, illuminated LCD display, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control, modelling flash capability, flash exposure bracketing

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Carrying case

Power

Required Battery: 4 x battery - AA type

Compatibility Information

Designed For: Canon EOS 1000D, 100D, 10D, 1100D, 1200D, 1D, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark II N, 1D Mark III, 1D Mark IV, 1Ds, 1Ds Mark II, 1Ds Mark II N, 1Ds Mark III, 1V, 1V HS, 1V HS HUS, 1V HUS, 20D, 20Da, 3, 3 HUS, 30, 30 Date, 300, 3000, 3000N, 3000N QD, 3000N/Date, 3000V, 300D, 300V, 300V D, 300V QD, 300X, 30D, 30V, 30V Date, 33, 33V, 350D, 400D, 40D, 450D, 50, 500D, 500N, 50D, 50E, 550D, 5D, 5D Mark II, 600D, 60D, 650D, 7, 70D, 7D, 7D Mark II, D30, D60, Digital Rebel, Digital Rebel XT, Digital Rebel XTi, ELAN 7, ELAN 7E, ELAN 7N, ELAN 7NE, Elan II, Elan IIe, Elan IIe QD, IX, IX 7, Kiss Digital, Kiss Digital N, Kiss Digital X, Kiss F, Kiss X2, Kiss X3, Kiss X4, Kiss X5, Kiss X50, Kiss X7, Kiss X70, Rebel T1i, Rebel T2i, Rebel T3, Rebel T3i, Rebel T4i, Rebel T5, Rebel XS, Rebel XSi ¦ Canon New EOS 300V Date ¦ Canon PowerShot G1, G10, G11, G12, G2, G2 Pro, G3, G5, G5 Pro, G6, G7, G9, Pro1, Pro90 IS, SX1 IS, SX10 IS, SX20 IS, SX30 IS

Designed For: Canon EOS 1000D, 100D, 10D, 1100D, 1D, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark II N, 1D Mark III, 1D Mark IV, 1Ds, 1Ds Mark II, 1Ds Mark II N, 1Ds Mark III, 1V, 1V HS, 1V HS HUS, 1V HUS, 20D, 20Da, 3, 3 HUS, 30, 30 Date, 300, 3000, 3000N, 3000N QD, 3000N/Date, 3000V, 300D, 300V, 300V D, 300V QD, 300X, 30D, 30V, 30V Date, 33, 33V, 350D, 400D, 40D, 450D, 50, 500D, 500N, 50D, 50E, 550D, 5D, 5D Mark II, 600D, 60D, 650D, 7, 7D, D30, D60, Digital Rebel, Digital Rebel XT, Digital Rebel XTi, ELAN 7, ELAN 7E, ELAN 7N, ELAN 7NE, Elan II, Elan IIe, Elan IIe QD, IX, IX 7, Kiss Digital, Kiss Digital N, Kiss Digital X, Kiss F, Kiss X2, Kiss X3, Kiss X4, Kiss X5, Kiss X50, Rebel T1i, Rebel T2i, Rebel T3, Rebel T3i, Rebel T4i, Rebel XS, Rebel XSi ¦ Canon New EOS 300V Date ¦ Canon PowerShot G1, G10, G11, G12, G2, G2 Pro, G3, G5, G5 Pro, G6, G7, G9, Pro1, Pro90 IS, SX1 IS, SX10 IS, SX20 IS, SX30 IS

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