Product Specifications

Canon  Speedlite 270EX  

Main specs

Guide Number:  89 ft./27m (at ISO 100); flash head at 50mm zoom setting, 72 ft./22m (at IS...

Bounce Angle:  Up: 60°, 75°, 90°

Dimensions:  64 x 65 x 76.5mm, 2.5 x 2.6 x 3.0 in


Canon-Speedlite 270EX-Flashes and Speedlights



64 x 65 x 76.5mm, 2.5 x 2.6 x 3.0 in


145g, 5.1 oz

Power Source

2 x AA size batteries

Type of Unit

Flash / Speedlight


Notable Features

Perfect for expanding your creative options on compact cameras and entry-level EOS DSLRs, Canon's new Speedlite 270EX adds power and flexibility for enhanced flash photography anywhere. Light, compact and small enough to fit in your pocket, Speedlite 270EX features 2-step coverage for 28mm and 50mm focal lengths, plus a highly useful bounce-flash function for amazingly easy, polished results. Powered by 2 AA batteries (not included), Speedlite 270EX is easily set-up and controlled through your camera's menu system (with select models), communicates color temperature information with your camera for optimal white balance and recharges silently in less than 4 seconds. An indispensable complement to your Canon camera, Speedlite 270EX is a perfect extension of your photographic genius.

  • Compact, lightweight design - ideal for compact PowerShot cameras (G-series and select SX-series) and EOS Rebel class cameras
  • 28mm and 50mm. 2-step Coverage Angle Selection
  • Bounce feature for an even greater range of picture-taking options
  • Simple set-up using the camera's rear monitor
  • Color temperature communication
  • Optimized recycling time (approx. 0.1 to 3.9 seconds)
  • Quieter charging

Exposure / Flash Control


Guide Number

89 ft./27m (at ISO 100); flash head at 50mm zoom setting, 72 ft./22m (at ISO 100); flash head at 28mm zoom setting

Angle of Coverage

28mm or 50mm

Bounce Angle

Up: 60°, 75°, 90°

Shooting Distance (Zoom Range)

(At ISO 100, with EF 50mm f/1.4)
For normal (28mm): 2.3-51.5 ft./0.7-15.7m
For tele end (50mm): 2.3-63.3 ft./0.7-19.3m
For high sync speed (at 1/250 second): Approx. 2.3-24.9 ft./0.7-7.6m

Recycling Time

between 0.1 and 3.9 seconds - quick flash 0.1 to 2.6 seconds with alkaline batteries

Battery Life

not specified