Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash

Sitting in the middle of the Canon flash range is the Speedlight 430EX II

Packing plenty of power for a strong punch, the 430EX II features a tilt and swivel flash head with a powerful guide number of 43, while managing to reduce the recyle time by 20% over the previous 430EX model. With a rear LCD screen to display settings, the flash can be used completely manually or in full auto using Canon E-TTL to communicate with the camera through the hotshoe, or alternatively it can also be used as a wireless slave unit.


  • Superior build quality, including a metal foot for added strength
  • Approx. 20% faster recycling time, compared to previous 430EX
  • One-touch, quick-lock mechanism for easy attaching/detaching flash from camera
  • Full flash control possible on camera menu, with compatible EOS Digital SLR cameras
  • Virtually silent flash recycle Full swivel, 180? in either direction 
  • Zoom flash head covers range of 24-105mm; maximum guide number 141 ft./43m at ISO 100
  • Fixed condenser lens with inner zoom: (1) Auto Zoom, (2) Manual Zoom, (3) Wide Panel
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Manufacturer's Warranty 12 Months

Great slave flash
, harold flyn, 25/12/2011

the flash is really good especially indoors and in daylight and the battery life is amazingly good.

Pros: Easy to use, Compact, Build quality, Battery life, Screen size
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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