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New Speedlite EL-5 Compatability

I am surprised that the compatability for the R5 and R5C is not listed.  Can Canon officially confirm it will be supported when released so that I can pre-order??Thanks! 

JFoss by Contributor
  • 13 replies

Yongnuo YN560 III Not Firing on EOS 800D

Hi Y'all.Some help please. I have a Canon 800D and a YongNuo YN560 III Speedlight. When it is OFF camera, it fires. When it is connected to the hotshoe it does not I'm in manual mode.I have tried with and without liveview.I have turned the speedlight...

Yongnuo YN14EX II Macro Ring Flash

Does anyone out there own one of these? I give up on Yongnuo or B&H for an answer:This flash's control unit looks like a regular flash with a swivel head on it. Is the YN14EX II's "head" (the part where the cord is attached) swivellable? I don't why ...

normadel by Rising Star
  • 7 replies

Resolved! Speedlite 550EX Battery Recommendation

I use a Canon EOS 300D camera and have just bought a Speedlite 550EX flashlight. Looking at the instructions I read one should not use AA lithium batteries so I wondered just what batteries one should use. By the way, is there a Canon dedicated power...

BML by Contributor
  • 2 replies

Speedlite 600EX II-RT Losing Link with ST-E3-RT

When using the above Speedlites with the ST-E3-RT transmitter in Groups A/B Manual I can shoot a couple images then the links break and I have to shut off the units, wait 15 seconds then turn them back on again to link back up. It doesn't do this in ...

Resolved! Canon 600EX II-RT drops link- HELP!

Scenarios I have tried:  Using Canon Transmitter ST-E3-RT as the master and (2) 600 EX II-RTs as slaves.Using A 600EX as master and B 600EX as slave.Using B 600EX as master and A 600EX as slave.  I get the same result of the slave dropping link. The ...

Resolved! Canon Speedlite 580 EXII will not fire on EOS R5

My flash won't fire when the shutter is activated in any mode. It DOES fire when I press the red button. I've also tried all the modes on the flash, I usually use ETTL.  Any suggestions?  Thanks in advance.

CORNED1 by Contributor
  • 6 replies

Resolved! Speedlite 430EX II Left batteries in until they leaked!

I have a Canon EOS and a 300D Speedlight 430EX 111 which I left batteries the in until they leaked!I cleaned the Speedlight battery holder but whatever I do I can find no life. Its years since I used it and can't remember if it shows life when not co...

BML by Contributor
  • 19 replies

New: Speedlite EL-5

The Speedlite EL-5 is a newly designed flash that receives many features from the flagship Speedlite EL-1 while also including modern features all its own. Two popular features found in the EL-5 are the modeling lamp and the use of the high-capacity ...

ccanada by Community Manager
  • 0 replies

EL-1 losing link but not showing on transmitter

My EL-1 struggles to keep the link with my v2 transmitter in my apartment. I've read a thread that this is likely due to Wi-Fi. I've found I can keep link for the longest on channel 8.Anyhow, as unfortunate as that is, it seems almost more worrisome ...

Resolved! EL-1 not receiving Zoom coverage with 70mm-200mm

My understanding is that setting Zoom to "Auto" should change the Zoom setting depending on the Zoom setting of a Zoom lens. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to work at all when used with my R5 + ST-E3-RT v2 and RF 70mm-200mm. It always shows 50mm no...

600EXii-RT Stopped Flashing

I have a 600EXii-RT problem that I can't figure out. I changed the batteries and now the unit powers on normally, but won't flash, even with the test button. I had been using it for a few hours prior to the battery change and it worked perfectly. No ...

Dakota59 by Contributor
  • 11 replies
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