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Canon Speedlite EL-1 Specifications Leak Ahead Of Announcement

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT
The Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT

After the Canon EOS M50Mark II product brochure leak, here is the Canon Speedlite EL-1 product brochure leak.

Marketing material for the upcoming Canon Speedlite EL-1 leaked over the web. Please note that the text below is machine translated.

Stabilization of light emission amount and improvement of continuous light emission performance

  • By adopting a newly developed highly durable xenon tube, it suppresses variations in the amount of light emitted and realizes stable light emission.
  • Equipped with a newly developed active cooling system that uses a blower fan and glass panel. Circulating air inside the strobe
  • Suppresses the temperature rise of the heat spot. Heat resistance is improved by combining with a highly durable xenon tube, and the number of continuous light emission is about 160 times.

Minimal emission of 1/8192

  • By adopting a newly developed xenon tube and improving the accuracy of light emission control, stable minute light emission of at least 1/8192 is realized during manual light emission.
  • The setting range for manual flash has been expanded from 1/128 to 1/8192, expanding the range of use for high-sensitivity shooting. Handheld strobe
  • It enables new shooting expressions in scenes that require delicate light, such as when shooting portraits against a starry sky with ultra-high sensitivity.

Comfortable strobe shooting with the adoption of a new lithium-ion battery

  • By adopting a large-capacity lithium-ion battery LP-EL capable of discharging a large current and newly designing a charging circuit, strobe charging is completed after light emission.
  • Achieves high-speed charging with a charging time of approximately 0.1 to 0.9 seconds. Speedlite EL-1 alone, “Speedlite 600EX II RT” and external power supply
  • Faster charging is possible than when using the combination of the battery pack “CP-E4N”.
  • Achieves 1/1 light emission of about 335 times when fully charged. It can also be used for mass shooting over a long period of time. Compact battery pack “CP-E4N”
  • By using in combination with, it achieves about 680 times of light emission at 1/1 light emission.
  • For the first time as a Canon external strobe, it supports battery level display. Easy-to-understand battery replacement timing, battery
  • Exchange can be done efficiently.
  • Adopts the same battery charger “LC-E6” as cameras such as “EOS R5”.

Full basic performance and excellent operability

  • Achieves a large amount of light emission with a maximum guide number of approximately 60. In addition, the strobe light irradiation angle corresponds to the focal length of the lens, 24-200 mm. Built-in wide
  • By using a panel, it also supports the shooting angle of view of an ultra-wide-angle lens with a focal length of 14 mm. Also, is the upward bounce angle 90 ° in the conventional way?
  • Expanded to 120 °.
  • Adopts a dust-proof and drip-proof structure while being equipped with an active cooling system that suppresses temperature rise. Sealing on the mating surfaces of exterior parts
  • Maintains airtightness by applying. Packing and rubber materials are used for the battery compartment lid and terminal cover, and the mounting legs are “dust-proof and drip-proof.”
  • Equipped with an “adapter”, it can be attached to a compatible camera to prevent water droplets and dust from entering the strobe contact area.
  • Wireless strobe photography via radio wave communication and optical communication is possible. Supports both sender and receiver functions. Away from the strobe and camera
  • It is possible to produce various lights with an off-camera by arranging it in a position and shooting. -Radio communication The rear curtain can be synchronized during wireless shooting.
  • By installing a modeling lamp with two-color LEDs, lighting is possible while imagining the color and direction of light before shooting.
  • When the light emission mode is switched from E-TTL automatic light control to manual light emission, shooting can be continued with the light emission amount memorized by automatic light control.
  • Equipped with “Molly”.
  • Intuitive operability is realized by adopting a joystick.
  • The bounce adapter diffuses the strobe light to suppress the shadow of the subject and achieve a more natural depiction.
  • By attaching a color filter, you can change the white balance of both the subject and the background.
  • By assigning “Strobe function setting” to the camera button in “Button customization” of the camera, the strobe setting can be changed to the camera.
  • Can be changed to enable efficient shooting.

We expect Canon to announced the Canon Speedlite EL-1 in a few days along with the EOS M50 Mark II.

[viai Nokishita]

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