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Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI

Model: 1957C002
SKU: CAN-13122

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About the Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI

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Canon's all-new Speedlite 470EX-AI is engineered to change the way you think about flash photography.


World's first flash equipped with an AI Bounce function *

AI.B Full-auto mode and AI.B Semi-auto Mode settings

Maximum guide number of 47 (154 ft./47m) at ISO 100

AF-assist beam is emitted in low-light scenes

Zoom flash head range of 24-105mm **

Flash exposure adjustment range of ±3 stops in 1/3 or 1/2 step

Broad bounce angle range of 0-120° upwards, 180° to the left and 180° to the right

Optical Receiver mode for off-camera triggering

Charge status is indicated in the LCD panel

Mini stand and a new bounce adapter accessories included

* EOS cameras sold up until June 2014, as well as, EOS B, EOS Rebel T6, EOS M6, EOS M5, and EOS M3, do not support "AI.B full auto". As of February 2018.

** Wide Panel for up to 14mm coverage.

In The Box

  • Speedlite 470EX-AI
  • Soft Case (For Body)
  • Stand
  • Bounce Adapter SBA-E4
  • Printed Matter Unit
  • Packaging Unit

Additional Information

Manufacturer Canon
See more by Canon
California Residents: WARNING: Cancer and reproductive harm - See www.P65Warnings.ca.gov for more information.

Compatible Type-A EOS cameras (E-TTL II/E-TTL autoflash)
With Type-B EOS cameras, only manual flash and second-curtain sync are possible.
Guide Number The maximum Guide No. is approximately 154 ft./47m at ISO 100 and 105mm flash coverage.

When the extendable wide panel is pulled out, the flash coverage is 14mm.
Number of Flashes When using flash only and AA/LR6 alkaline batteries
Approx. 115–800 flashes

When using flash only and AA/HR6 Ni-MH batteries
Approx. 140–966 flashes

Nominal min. time when using 1900mAh type AA/HR6 Ni-MH batteries.
Based on Canon Testing Standards.
Recycling Time When using flash only and AA/LR6 alkaline batteries
Normal flash: 0.1–5.5 sec.
Quick flash: 0.1–3.9 sec.

When using flash only and AA/HR6 Ni-MH batteries
Normal flash: 0.1–3.5 sec.
Quick flash: 0.1–2.8 sec.

Nominal min. time when using 1900mAh type AA/HR6 Ni-MH batteries.
Based on Canon Testing Standards.
Flash Range Effective flash range with EF 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO 100 and standard light distribution
1. Normal Flash: Approx. 2.3–77.1 ft./0.7–23.5m
2. uick Flash (at Guide No. 66.3 ft./20.2m): Approx. 2.3–47.2 ft./0.7–14.4m
3. High-speed Sync (at 1/250 sec. shutter speed): Approx. 2.3–41.0 ft./0.7–12.5m
AF Assist Beam

System: Infrared AF-assist beam

Compatible AF System:
TTL second image formation phase-difference AF
Supporting 1–16 AF points (28mm or longer focal length)
Phase-difference AF during viewfinder shooting
Quick mode during Live View shooting and movie shooting

Effective Range (Approx.):
At center: 2.3–32.8 ft./0.7–10.0m
At periphery: 3.3–16.4 ft./1.0–5.0m

Custom Functions 10 Custom Functions
9 Personal Functions
Power Source Four AA-size/LR6 alkaline batteries
Size-AA/HR6 Ni-MH batteries also usable.
Lithium batteries cannot be used.
Dimensions (W x H x D) Flash unit: Approx. 2.94 x 5.13 x 4.14 in./74.6 x 130.4 x 105.1mm
Bounce adapter: Approx. 3.08 x 2.19 x 1.58 in./78.3 x 55.7 x 40.2mm
Weight Flash unit (excluding batteries): Approx. 13.6 oz./385g
Bounce adapter: Approx. 0.53 oz./15g

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