Canon Speedlite 430EX II, Camera Flash 430EX II User manual
Canon SPEEDLITE INSTRUCTION MANUAL MODE D'EMPLOI MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES Canon SPEEDLITE Thank you for purchasing a Canon product. The Canon Speedlite 430EX II is a multi-feature flash unit for Canon EOS cameras. It works automatically with E-TTL II, E-TTL, and TTL autoflash systems. It can be used as an on-camera flash or as part of a wireless flash system. a Read this instruction manual while also referring to your camera's instruction manual. Before using the Speedlite, read this instruction manual and your camera's instruction manual to familiarize yourself with the Speedlite operations. s The basic operation is the same as with normal AE shooting. When the 430EX II is attached to an EOS camera, almost all automatic exposure control for flash photography i s handled by the camera. Although the 430EX II is an external flash unit, it works automatically and seamlessly like the camera's built-in flash. r It becomes automatically compatible with the camera's flash metering mode (E-TTL II, E-TTL, and TTL). In accordance with the camera's flash control system, the Speedlite controls the flash automatically in the respective flash metering mode: I . E-TTL I1autoflash (evaluative flash metering with preflash readingllens distance information) 2. E-TTL autoflash (evaluative flash metering with preflash reading) 3. TTL autoflash (off-the-film metering for real-time flash metering) Regarding the camera's available flash metering modes, refer to the "External Speedlite" specification in the "Specifications" of your camera's instruction manual. In the camera instruction manual, cameras having flash metering modes 1 or 2 are called Type-A cameras (compatible with E-TTL II or E-TTL). And cameras having flash metering mode 3 (compatible only with TTL) are Type-B cameras. * This instruction manual assume that you are using the Speedlite with a Type-A camera. For Type-B cameras, see page 37. Contents 1 Getting Started and Basic Operation................................. 2 Using Flash ........................................................................ 13 1 3 Wireless Flash ..................................................................25 B Reference ............................................................................ 32 b( Conventions Used in this Manual n The <@> symbol in the text refers to the +/- button. e The <a+)> symbol in the text refers to the Select1 Setting button. s The operation procedures in this instruction manual assume that both the camera and Speedlite's power switches are ON. a Icons used in the text to indicate the respective buttons, dials, and settings match the same icons found on the camera and Speedlite. s The ( 6 4 ) I( 6 6 ) I(616) icons indicate that the respective function remains in effect for 4 sec., 6 sec., or 16 sec. after you let go of the button. r Reference page numbers are indicated by (p.**). a This instruction manual uses the following alert symbols: () : Warning to prevent shooting problems. : Gives supplemental information. I Nomenclature Built-in wide panel Flash head Wireless sensor Bracket mounting hole AF-assist beam emitter (p.23) Mounting foot (p.9) Locking pin Case -A iContacts Mini stand Bounce angle index Bounce lock release < $ H I D > High-speed sync (FP flash)/Shutter Custom Function setting button (p.6121) I button (p.18/26,29, 30) Power switch (p.10) I <MODE> Flash modeiSlave sett~ngbutton (p 11, 19/31) I ' - 1 1 L < q p >+i- button " <e . > SelectISett~ngbutton Mounting foot's lock l e v e r 1 iLock-release (P 9) button (p.9) Asterisked buttons have functions which remain active for 8 sec. after you press and let go of the button. The <:,0:>~llurninationlasts for 12 sec. 5 LCD Panel Manual flash output level Flash exposure c o m p e n s a q amount Max. flash range Aperture Custom Function cM> Manual flash I / II 1 1 <ETTLITTL>.-, E-TTL (II)/TTL autoflash r <&I> Manual zoom r Zoom focal length < > Auto zoom for Image sensor size Flash exposure compensat~on <-> Custom Function <Ct)>Second-curtain sync--J c 0 6 II Channel 5%> Slave flash ----A To illuminate the LCD panel, press the <:[email protected]:->button. The items actually displayed depend on the current settings. Getting Started and Basic Operation Installing the Batteries ........................................ 8 Attaching and Detaching the Flash......................... 9 Turning on the Power Switch................................ 10 Fully Automatic Flash Shooting ........................... 11 Using E-TTL II and E-TTL Autoflash in the ........................ 12 Shooting Modes................. ... -() Cautions for firing continuous flashes a To avoid overheating and degrading the flash head, do not fire more than 20 continuous flashes. After 20 continuous flashes, allow a rest time of at least 10 min. a If you fire more than 20 continuous flashes and then fire more flashes in short intervals, the inner overheating prevention function may be activated to make the recycling time about 8 to 20 sec. If this occurs, allow a rest time of about 15 min. and the flash will then return to normal. Installing the Batteries Install four size-AA batteries. - - - I$ Open the cover. a Slide the battery compartment cover as shown by the arrow and open it. Install the batteries. @ Make sure the + and - battery contacts are correctly oriented as shown in the battery compartment. 3 Close the cover. -: a Close the battery compartment cover and slide it as shown by the arrow. Recycling Time and Flash Count I Recycling Time (Approx.) Flash Count (Approx.) 200 - 1400 01-30sec r Based on new s~ze-AAalkallne batter~esand Canon's test~ngstandards Using size-AA batteries other than the alkaline type may cause improper battery contact due to the irregular shape of the battery contacts. If you change the batteries after firing many flashes continuously, be aware that the batteries might be hot. @ . Use a new set of four batteries of the same brand. When replacing the batteries, replace all four at one time. r Size-AA Ni-MH or lithium batteries can also be used Attaching and Detaching the Flash mmmmm 4 Attach the Speedlite. m Sllp the Speedl~te'smountlng foot Into the camera's hot shoe all the way (The mountlng foot w ~ lprotrude l sl~ghtlyfrom the hot shoe ) Secure the Speedlite. a On the mount~ngfoot sl~dethe lock lever to the r~ght b When the lock lever cl~cksIn place, ~t w ~ lbe l locked Detach the Speedlite. r Whlle presslng the lock-release button, sl~dethe lock lever to the left and detach the Speedllte 0 Before attaching or detaching the Speedlite, be sure to turn off the Speedlite. 9 11 Turning on the Power Switch Set the power switch to <ON>. b The flash recycl~ngstarts Check that the flash is ready. o When the pllot lamp l~ghtsIn red, the flash IS ready to fire (fully charged). s To fire a test flash, press the <PILOT> button About Auto Power Off To save battery power, the power will turn off automatically after a certain period (approx. 1.5 min. to 15 min.) of idle use. To turn on the Speedlite again, press the camera's shutter button halfway. Or press the Speedlite's <PILOT> button. @ 9, A test firing cannot be fired while the camera's operation timer 6 4 or 66 is active. ar The Speedlite's settings will be retained in memory even after the power is turned off. To retain the Speedlite's settings after you replace the batteries, turn off the power and replace the batteries within 1 minute. Fully Automatic Flash Shooting When you set the camera's shooting mode to < P > (Program AE) or (Full Auto), E-TTL IIIE-TTL fully automatic flash will make it as modes. easy as normal AE shooting in the <P> and [email protected] 4 Set the Speedlite to cETTL>. #I o Press the <MODE> button so that <ETTL> is displayed. When you press the shutter button halfway, the maximum effective range (distance) of the flash will be displayed. -Maximum effective raAge ' focus. a The shutter speed and aperture will be set as displayed in the viewfinder. F Check that the < f > icon is lit in the viewfinder. Take the picture. I 0 * * - - When you press the shutter button completely, the flash w~llfire and the p~cturew ~ lbe l taken If a standard flash exposure was obta~nedthe flash exposure conf~rmat~on lamp (green) w ~ ll~ght l for about 3 sec If the lens focal length blinks on the LCD panel, the periphery of the flash picture may turn out dark. Use the built-in wide panel (p.18). a 0 <ETTL>will be displayed on the LCD panel even if the camera is compatible with E-TTL II If the flash exposure confirmation lamp does not light, move closer to the subject and take the picture again. With a digital camera, you can also increase the camera's IS0 speed. 1 Using E-TTL IIand E-TTL Autoflash in the Shooting Modes I I Just set the camera's shooting mode to <Tv>(shutter-priority AE), c A v > (aperture-priority AE), or < M >(manual) and you can use E-TTL IIIE-TTL autoflash. Select this mode when you want to set the shutter speed manually. The camera will then automatically set the aperture matching the shutter speed to obtain a standard exposure. Tv e If the aperture display blinks, it means that the background exposure will be underexposed or overexposed. Adjust the shutter speed until the aperture display stops blinking. Select this mode when you want to set the aperture manually. The camera will then automatically set the shutter speed matching the aperture to obtain a standard exposure. If the background is dark like a night scene, a slow sync speed will be used to obtain a standard exposure of both the main subject and background. Standard exposure of the main subject is obtained with the flash, while a Av standard exposure of the background is obtained with a slow shutter speed. @ Since a slow shutter speed will be used for low-light scenes, using a trlpod is recommended. * If the shutter speed display blinks, it means that the background exposure will be underexposed or overexposed. Adjust the aperture until the shutter speed display stops blinking. M @ Select this mode if you want to set both the shutter speed and aperture manually. Standard exposure of the main subject is obtained with the flash. The exposure of the background is obtained with the shutter speed and aperture combination you set. If you use the <DEP> or cA.DEP> shooting mode, the result will be the same as using the <P>(Program AE) mode. Flash Sync Speeds and Apertures Used Shutter Speed Setting - Set automatically (IIX sec. 1/60 sec.) Aperture Setting Autornat~c Automatic Set automatically (IIX sec. - 30 sec.) Manual Set manually (IIX sec. - 30 sec., Bulb) e 1IX sec. is the camera's maximum flash sync speed. Manual Using Flash Flash Exposure Compensation (*) ................. 14 FE L: FE Lock (*) ............................................15 High-speed Sync (*) ................... . . . ........... 16 16 DSecond-Curtain Sync ( *) ......................... Bounce Flash......................................................... 17 ZOOM: Setting the Flash Coverage (*) and Using the Wide Panel ............................................. 18 M: Manual Flash ( * ) ........................................... 19 C.Fn. Setting Custom Functions ( * ) .................... 21 Auto Zoom for Image Sensor Size ......................... 23 About Color Temperature Information Transmission.... 23 About the AF-Assist Beam ..................................... 23 Speedlite Control with the Camera's Menu Screen ( J r ) ............................................................ 24 Flash Exposure Compensation In the same way as normal exposure compensation, you can set exposure compensation for flash. The flash exposure compensation amount can be set up to +3 stops in 113-stop increments. (If the camera's exposure compensation is in 1/2-stop increments, flash exDosure com~ensationwill be in 112-stop increments.) - 1 Press the [email protected])> button until the icon and compensation amount start blinking. Set the flash exposure compensation amount. -- a Press the <@> button to set the amount s To cancel the flash exposure compensation, set the amount to "+O " jPress the <(?=))>button. b Flash exposure compensation will be set If flash exposure compensation has been set with both the Speedlite and camera, the Speedlite's flash exposure compensation amount will override the camera's. Using <@* <D> This is for setting various numeric settings. Pressing the (plus) button increases the number, while the (minus) button decreases the number. <a> FE L: FE Lock FE (flash exposure) lock locks the correct flash exposure setting for any part of the scene. With <ETTL> displayed on the LCD panel, you press the camera's <FE L > button. If the camera does not have the <FE L> button, press the <Jt>button. 1 Focus the subject. '3 Press the cFE L > button. (616) A ~ r nthe subject at the center of the v~ewf~nder and press the <FE L > button n The Speedl~tef ~ r e sa preflash, then the requlred flash output IS retamed In memory '- "FEL' w11l be drsplayed In the v~ewflnderfor 0 5 sec * Each time you press the <FE L > button, a preflash will be fired and a new flash exposure reading will be locked. 0 If the subject is too far away and underexposure will result, the c f > icon will blink in the viewfinder. Move closer to the subject and try the FE lock again. ir If cETTL> is not displayed on the LCD panel, FE lock cannot be set. ca If the target subject is too small in the viewfinder, the FE lock might not be very effective. QI II-. High-Speed Sync With high-speed sync (FP flash), the flash can synchronize with all shutter speeds. This is convenient when you want to use aperture priority for fill-flash portraits. I ETTL 9.C" @ . * Press the < $ H I > ~ button so that em> is displayed. o Check that the <%H> icon is lit in the viewfinder. If you set a shutter speed that is the same or slower than the camera's maximum flash sync speed, <+ti> will not be displayed in the viewfinder. With high-speed sync, the faster the shutter speed, the shorter the effective flash range will be. Check the LCD panel for the maximum flash range for the respective shutter speed. To return to normal flash, press the < + t i l a * > button so that icon turns off. <m> W Second-Curtain Sync With a slow shutter speed, you can create a light trail following the subject. The flash fires right before the shutter closes. Zoom @ S3mm Press the <$H/w> button so that c D > is displayed. e Second-curtain sync works well in the camera's "buLb" mode. icon will To return to normal flash, press the < f n / W > button. The <D> disappear. s With E-TTL IIIE-TTL, when you press the shutter button completely, a preflash will be fired. Then right before the shutter closes, the main flash is fired. Bounce Flash By pointing the flash head toward a wall or ceiling, the flash will bounce off the surface before illuminating the subject. This can soften shadows behind the subject for a more natural-looking shot. This is called bounce flash. u Set the Bounce Direction r Hold down the <PUSH> button and turn the flash head. If the flash coverage is set automatically, the flash coverage will be fixed to 50rnrn. The LCD panel will also display <Zoom - -mm>. a You can also set the flash coverage manually. (p.18) 0 . If the wall or ceiling is too far away, the bounced flash might be too weak and result in underexposure. 0 The wall or ceiling should be a plain, white color for high reflectance. If the bounce surface is not white, a color cast may result in the picture. a After you take the shot, if the flash exposure confirmation lamp does not light, use a larger aperture opening and try again. With a digital camera, you can also increase the I S 0 speed. 17 ZOOM : Setting the Flash Coverage and Using the Wide Panel " ma The flash coverage can be set to match the lens focal length from 24mm to 105mm. The flash coverage can be set automatically or manually. Also, with the built-in wide panel, the flash coverage will be compatible with ultra wide-angle lenses as short as 14mm. Press the <ZOOM/=> button. r Press the <@> button to change the flash coverage. is not displayed, the flash coverage will be set automatically. r If a If you set the flash coverage manually, make sure it covers the lens focal length so that the picture will not have a dark periphery. Using the Wide Panel Pull out the wide panel and place it as shown. e The <ZOOM/;q> button will not work. ~ l a 0 18 s The flash coverage will not be compatible with the EF15mm f12.8 Fisheye lens. For the effective lens focal length (or crop factor). refer to the camera's instruction manual. . If you use bounce flash with the wide panel in place, the entire display on the LCD panel will blink as a warning. Since the subject will be illuminated by both the bounce flash and direct flash, it will look unnatural. a Pull out the wide panel gently. Using excessive force may detach the wide panel. M: Manual Flash You can set the flash output from 1/64 power to 111 full power In 113stop Increments Use a hand-held flash meter to determine the requlred flash output to obtaln a correct flash exposure Settlng the camera's shoot~ngmode to <Av > or <M>is recommended 9; ' " ~oorn3~rnm Press the <MODE> button so that <M>is displayed. A Set the flash output. ril w Press the cL.C> button The flash output bllnks Press the button to set the flash output, then press the <@> button Press the shutter button halfway to see the effective flash range d~splayed <aD> - Flash Output Display The manual flash output value will change as shown below when the flash output is decreased or increased. (Examole) , , I 1 F~auresfor decreased flash o u t ~ ui t \ 'I' 111 -0.3 112 + 0 7 1 1 t Ill-0.7 112 +0.3 1 1 'I2 112 -0.3 I14 + 0 7 1 I F~guresfor increased flash output 112 -0.7 114 +0.3 1 'I4 ... ... I Metered Manual Flash Exposures When the Speedlite is attached to an EOS-1D series camera, you can also set the flash exposure level manually. 9 Set the camera and Speedlite. o Setting the camera's shooting mode to <Av> or <M>is recommended. e Set the Speedlite's flash mode to <M>(Manual flash). 2 Focus the subject. o Focus manually. 3 Set up an 18% gray card. o Place the gray card at the subject's position. r In the viewfinder, the entire spot metering circle at the center should cover the gray card. 4 Press the <FE L> button. (616) b The Speedlite will fire a preflash and the required flash output for the subject is retained in memory. b On the right side of the viewfinder, the exposure level indicator will show the flash exposure level for the correct flash exposure. 5 Set the flash exposure level. e Adjust the Speedlite's manual flash level and the camera aperture so that the flash exposure level aligns with the standard exposure index. 6 Take the picture. e Remove the gray card and take the picture. C.Fn: Setting Custom Functions - You can customize Speedlite features to suit your shooting preferences. You do this with Custom Functions. C.Fn-02-113: Convenient when you want to use the depth-of-field preview button to check the depth of field. If the Speedlite or camera's AF-assist beam is 0 C.Fn-08: disabled, the AF-assist beam will not be emitted. You can change the information displayed on the LCD a C.Fn-14: panel when the shutter button is pressed halfway. This function can be set only with Type-A cameras. 0 Setting Custom Functions 4 1 - Press the <:@:/c.F~> button for 2 sec. or more so that *Qd* is displayed. i 2- Select the Custom Function No. <G9> Eng f )*j Lm k g /- Qb e Press the button to select the Custom Function number. j w EZ ;!: .I, 3 Change the setting. Press the <@)> button b The setting number w~llbllnk. b Press the < ($3 > button to set the desired number, then press the > button. b After you set the Custom Funct~on and press the <MODE>button, the camera will be ready to shoot. r, <@D Auto Zoom for Image Sensor Size EOS DIGITAL cameras have one of three image sensor sizes. The lens' effective focal length will differ depending on the camera's sensor size. The Speedlite automatically recognizes the EOS DIGITAL camera's sensor size and automatically sets the flash coverage for lens focal lengths from 24mm to 105mm. When the Speedlite is attached to a compatible camera, will appear on the Speedlite's LCD panel. <m> 1 ETTL zoom [email protected] About Color Temperature Information Transmission When the flash fires, the color temperature information is transmitted to the EOS DIGITAL camera. This feature optimizes the flash picture's or white balance. When the camera's white balance is set to <$>, it will work automatically. To see if this feature works with your camera, see the Specifications in your camera's instruction manual. <m> About the AF-Assist Beam Under low-light or low-contrast conditions when autofocus cannot be achieved, the built-in AF-assist beam will be emitted automatically to make it easier to autofocus. The 430EX Il's AF-assist beam is compatible with the AF points of almost all EOS cameras. The AFassist beam is compatible with 28mm and longer lenses. The effective range is shown below. 1 Speedlite Control with the Camera's Menu Screen a If the Speedlite is attached to an EOS DIGITAL camera enabling External Speedlite control, the camera can set the Speedlite settings. Setting Speedlite functions The settable functions will vary depending on the flash metering mode and flash mode. Flash mode Shutter sync (1st curtain, 2nd curtain, High-speed) Flash exposure compensation Flash metering mode Flash firing Zoom (Flash coverage) Clear Speedlite settings Speedlite Custom Functions 9 Custom Functions Clear All Speedlite Custom Functions Only C.Fn-00 will not be cleared. Flash function settings screen* Flash C.Fn settings screen* The screen may look d~fferentdepending on [he camera 0 If flash exposure compensation has already been set with the Speedlite, flash exposure compensation cannot be set with the camera. If any Speedlite Custom Functions and flash function settings other than flash exposure compensation have been set by both the camera and Speedlite, the latest setting will take effect. Wireless Flash 580EX II. Wireless Flash ................................................ 26 Setting Manual Flash with the Slave Unit ............. 31 Reference 430EX II System .................. . . .......................... Troubleshooting Guide ..................... . . ............... Specifications ...................................................... ............... Using a Type-B Camera .................... 32 33 35 37 Wireless Flash With multiple Canon Speedlites having the wireless flash feature, you can create various lighting effects with the same ease as using normal E-TTL II autoflash. The settings you input with the master unit attached to the camera are also automatically transmitted to the slave units which are controlled by the master unit via wireless. Therefore, you need not operate the slave unit(s) at all during the shoot. For details on wireless flash photography and operating the master unit, see the master unit's instruction manual. The procedure below applies to a master unit attached to the camera and slave unit(s) controlled by wireless. 1 Set the master unit. 0 Attach the master unit Speedlite to the camera and set it as necessary. Set the 430EX II as the slave unit. e Hold down the <ZOOM/ ;4> button for 2 sec or more. j Check the communication channel. e If the master unit and slave unit(s) are set to a different channel, set them all to the same channel (p.29). 4 Set the slave ID. 8 5 Set the slave ID when using two (A and B) or three (A, B, and C) slave groups (p.30). Position the camera and Speedlites. e Position the slave unit(s) within the master unit's wireless transmission range. Set the master unit's flash mode For shoot~ng,<ETTL> will also be set automatically for the slave unit(s). w w v 7 Check that the flash is ready. r a d When h e slave unltrs) IS ready to f~re (fully charged), the AF-asslst beam w~llbllnk at I-sec l n t e ~ a l s ICI - @ Check the flash operation. @ Press the master unlt's test firlng button b The slave unlt w~llflre If the flash does not flre, adjust the slave unlt's angle toward the master u n ~and t dlstance from the master unit @ 9 Set the camera and shoot. a Set the camera in the same way as wlth normal flash shootlng Sample wireless flash setup r r h Indoors (430EX 11) Slave B (430EX II) Speedlite 580EX II 8m (26.2n.) 12m (39.4ft.) I e Use the mini stand (tripod socket provided) to prop up the slave unit. r Use the bounce feature to swing the slave unit's flash body so that the wireless sensor faces the master unit. Indoors, the wireless signal can also bounce off the wall so there is more leeway in positioning the slave unit(s). r Afier positioning the slave unit(s), be sure to test the wireless flash operation before shooting. at Do not place any obstacles between the master unit and slave unit(s). Obstacles can block the transmission of wireless signals. rl, o Even with multiple slave units, all of them will be controlled in the same way via wireless. e The Speedlite's zoom setting will be set automatically to 24mm. It is possible to change the master unit's zoom setting. However, note that the master unit transmits wireless signals to the slave unit(s) with the preflash. Therefore, the flash coverage must cover the slave unit's position. If you change the master unit's zoom setting, be sure to test the wireless flash operation before shooting. r If the slave unit's auto power off takes effect, press the master unit's test firing button to turn on the siave unit. 0 If the 430EX II is set as a slave unit and remains in auto power off mode for more than 8 hours, it will not turn on even if you try to fire a test flash with the master unit. In this case, press the slave unit's test firing button to turn it on. B A test flash cannot be fired while the camera's operation timer 64 or 66 is active. -- Using Fully Automatic Wireless Flash Flash exposure compensation and other settings set with the master unit will also be automatically set in the slave units. Thus, you need not operate the slave unit(s). Wireless flash with the following settings can be done in the same way as with normal flash shooting. Flash exposure compensation High-speed sync (FP flash) FE lock @ . (I FEB Manual flash Stroboscopic flash With FE lock, if even one Speedlite will result in underexposure, the <$> icon will blink in the viewfinder. Open the aperture more or move the slave unit closer to the subject. With a wireless flash system, the master unit's settings will not be displayed on the 430EX Il's LCD panel. Setting the Communication Channel If there IS another Canon wlreless flash system nearby, you can change the channel No to prevent slgnal confusion Both the master and slave unlts must be set to the same channel No 1 press lhe cZooM'r> so that e m > blinks. sr- ms'--smm Z'8, l,-l-\L Set the channel No. mzoom 2' button to select the Press the channel number, then press the c > button rn Setting the Slave ID Set the slave ID if you use two (A and B) or three (A, B, and C) slave groups. , p r e s s the <ZOOMI-> button so that <-> blinks. % I w-'dL?-,-,L Set the slave ID. r Press the button to select the slave ID (A, B, or C), then press the <[email protected]> button 1 - Modeling Flash If the camera has a depth-of-field preview button, pressing it will fire the flash continuously for 1 sec. This is called the modeling flash. It enables you to see the shadow effects on the subject and the lighting balance. You.can fire the modeling flash for both wireless and normal flash shooting. 0 Do not fire the modeling flash more than 10 consecutive times. If you fire the modeling flash 10 consecutive times, allow the Speedlite to rest for at least 10 min. to avoid overheating and deteriorating the flash head. The modeling flash cannot be fired with the EOS REBEL 20001300 and Type-B cameras (p.2). About Slave Group Control 1 I - Slave group A For example, ~fyou have the slave ID set to < A > for three slave un~ts,all three slave un~tswill be controlled as ~fthey were one Speedl~teIn slave group A /---- Setting Manual Flash with the Slave Unit - Manual flash can be set manually with the slave unit. Do this in the following cases: (1) When you want to set the flash output with the slave units individually for wireless or manual flash, as with studio flash units. (2) When you use Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2 for wireless or manual flash. s Hold down the <MODE>button for2 b +. sec. or more. <M>will bl~nk. Set the manual flash output. (p.19) Reference II System O Speedlite 430EX II (Slave unit) O Mini stand (included with 430EX 11) O Speedlite 580EX II (On-cameralMaster unit) @ Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2 Dedicated transmitter for wireless control of 430EX II set as slave units. O Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX 1 @ Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX Flash for macro photography. O Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3 Enables the 430EX II to be connected to the camera up to 60 cm12 ft away. @ Speedlite Bracket SB-E2 Troubleshooting Guide If there is a problem, refer to this Troubleshooting Guide The Speedlite does n o t fire. + The batteries are installed i n the wrong orientation. Bb Install the batteries in the correct orientation. (p.8) a The Speedlite's internal batteries are exhausted. If the flash recycling time takes 30 sec. or longer, replace the batteries. (p.8) e The Speedlite is not attached securely to the camera. Bb Attach the Speedlite's mounting foot securely to the camera. (p.9) e The electrical contacts of the Speedlite and camera are dirty. b Clean the contacts. bl The slave u n i t does n o t fire. e The channel does not match the master unit's channel. Set it to the same channel as the master unit. (p.29) The slave unit(s) i s not positioned properly. b Place the slave unit within the master unit's transmission range. (p.26) h Point the slave unit(s)'s sensor toward the master unit. (p.26) b a, The p o w e r t u r n s o f f b y itself. r, Auto power off took effect. tar Press the shutter button halfway or press the <PILOT> button. (p.10) The entire LCD panel blinks. (J The wide panel has been pulled out for bounce flash. b Retract the wide panel. (p.18) A u t o zoom does n o t work. The Speedlite is not attached securely to the camera. b. Attach the Speedlite's mounting foot securely to the camera. (p.9) b I The periphery or bottom of the picture looks dark. When you set the flash coverage manually, the setting was a higher number than the lens focal length, resulting in a dark periphery. b Set the flash coverage that is a lower number than the lens focal length or set it to auto zoom. (p.18) a If only the bottom of the picture looks dark, you were too close to the subject. b Keep at least 0.7 m12.3 ft away from the subject. ct The flash exposure is underexposed or overexposed. e There was a highly reflective object (glass window, etc.) in the picture. b Use FE lock. (p.15) a The subject looks very dark or very bright. b Set flash exposure compensation. For a dark subject, set a decreased flash exposure. And for a bright subject, set an increased flash exposure. (p.14) r You used high-speedsync. b With high-speed sync, the effective flash range will be shorter. Make sure the subject is within the effective flash range displayed. (p.16) The picture is really blurred. The shooting mode was set to CAW, and the scene was dark. b Use a tripod or set the shooting mode to <P>.(p.12) I. The buttons do not work. r The Mode Dial is set to a Basic Zone mode. b Set the Mode Dial to a Creative Zone mode. Specifications TYpe Type: Compatible cameras: Guide No.: Flash coverage: On-camera. E-TTL IIIE-nL/TTL autoflash Speedlite Type-A EOS cameras ( E - n L IIIE-TTL autoflash). Type-B EOS cameras (TTL autoflash) 431141 (at 105mm focal length, IS0 100 in meterslfeet) 24 - 105mm (14mm with wide panel) A u t o zoom (Flash coverage set automat~callyto match the lens focal length and Image sensor size) Manual zoom Flash head swing (bounce flash) . Color temperature information transmission: Flash color temperature information transmitted to camera when flash is fired Exposure Control Exposure control system: Effective flash range: (Wlth EFSOmm fl1.4 lens at I S 0 100) Flash exposure compensation: FE lock: High-speed sync: Flash exposure confirmation: E-TTL IIIE-TTLTTTL autoflash, manual flash 0.7 - 24.3 m 12.3 - 79.7 ft. * High-speed sync: 0.7 - 12 m 12.3 - 39.4 fl. (at 11250 sec.) ?3 stops in 113- or 112-stop increments Provided Provided Flash exposure confirmation lamp lhghts Flash Recycling Recycling time: Flash-ready indicator: Normal flash: Approx. 3.0 sec. (with size-AA alkaline batteries) Red pilot lamp lights Wireless Slave Transmission method. Channels: Transmission range: Slave-ready indicator: Modeling flash: Optlcal pulse 4 Reception angle: Approx. +40" horizontal, Approx. k30" vertical AF-assist beam blinks Fired with camera's depth-of-field preview button Custom Functions: 9 (20 settings) AF-Assist Beam Linkable AF points: Effective range, 1 - 9 AF points (28mrn or longer focal length) At center: Approx. 0.7 - 10 m 12 3 - 32.8 ft., Periphery: Approx. 0.7 - 5 rn 1 2.3 - 16.4 ft. Power Source Battery: Four size-AA alkaline batteries * Size-AA Ni-MH and lithium batteries also usable Battery life (flash count): Approx. 200 - 1400 flashes (with size-AA alkaline batteries) Power saving: Power off afler approx. 1.5 min. to 15 min. of idle operation (60 rnin, if set as slave) Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: 72 x 122 x 101 mm / 2.8 x 4.8 x 4.0 in Approx. 320 g 1 11.3 oz. (Speedlite only, excluding batteries) s All specifications above are based on Canon's testing standards. Product specifications and external appearance are subject to change without notice. Manual Flash Guide No. (IS0 100, in meterslfeet) Using a Type-B Camera If you use the 430EX II with a Type-I3 camera (TTL autoflash EOS camera), note the features available and not available below. When a Type-B camera is used with the 430EX II set to autoflash, <TTL> will be displayed on the Speedlite's LCD panel. Features Available with Type-B Cameras TTL autoflash Flash exposure compensation Manual Flash Second-curtain sync - Manual flash and stroboscopic flash with wireless flash Features not Available with Type-B Cameras E-TTL IIIE-TTL autoflash FE lock High-speed sync (FP flash) Autoflash and flash ratio setting with wireless flash This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the instructions. If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Consult the dealer or an experienced radiolTV technician for help. This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numerique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing. Batter~esshall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like. Dry batteries shall not be subjected to charging. - European Union (and EEA) only. This symbol Indicates that this product is not to be disposed of with your household waste, according to the WEEE Directive (20021961 EC) and your nat~onallaw. This product should be handed over to a designated collection point, e.g . on an authorized one-for-one basis when you buy a new similar product or to an authorized collection site for recycling waste electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). Improper handling of this type of waste could have a possible negative impact on the environment and human health due to potentially hazardous substances that are generally associated with EEE At the same time, your cooperation in the correct disposal of this product will contribute to the effective usage of natural resources. For more information about where you can drop off your waste equipment for recycling, please contact your local city office, waste authority, approved WEEE scheme or your household waste disposal service For more information regarding return and recycl~ngof WEEE products, please vis~tw . c a n o n europe.comienvironment. (EEA: Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) eb I Canon This Instructions booklet is dated May 2008. For information on the camera's compatibility with system accessories marketed after this date, contact your nearest Canon Service Center.
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