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Canon Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2
7.2 out of 10

Canon Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2

Dedicated clip-on transmitter for E-TTL/E-TTL II wireless flash Read more

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550EX-dedicated, clip-on Speedlite transmitter with direct contacts
Compatible Cameras
Type A EOS cameras (E- TTL, autoflash); Type B EOS cameras (Manual flash)
Sync Speed
High-Speed Sync (FP flash): Enabled with high-speed sync mode
Flash Exposure Confirmation
1. Before flash fires during FE lock Adequate flash exposure indicated by the flash exposure level icon lit in the viewfinder. Insufficient flash exposure indicated by the flash exposure level icon blinking in the viewfinder. 2. After flash fires ST-E2's flash confirmation lamp lights in green for 3 sec.
AF Assist Beam
Compatible with EOS-3's 45-point Area AF and 28mm and longer lens focal lengths Effective Range: Approx. 0.6 to 10m/2.0 to 16.5 ft along the periphery (in total darkness).
Wireless Functions
Transmission System
Infrared pulse
Transmission Range
Indoors: Approx. 12-15 m/39.4 - 49.2 ft; Outdoors: Approx. 8-10 m/ 26.2-32.8 ft
Flash Ratio Control
For A:B ratio: 1:8 to 8:1, in half- step increments or 13 steps
Flash Coverage
Transmission Coverage: +/-40 degrees horizontal and +/-30 degrees vertical
Slave Operation Confirmation
With test transmission button. *Slave A fires followed by slave B at 1/64 output.
Slave Unit SE Mode Cancellation
Cancels when the test transmission button or FE lock button is pressed to turn on the slave unit.
Power Source
2CR5 lithium battery x 1 Battery Life: Approx. 1,500 transmissions (At room temperature and with a new set of batteries)
SE Mode
While the power switch is set to I or HOLD, the transmission turns off automatically after about 90 sec. of non-use.
62 (W) x 51 (H) x 80 (D)mm/2.4 (W) x 3.1 (D) in
100g/3.5 oz (exluding battery)
Release Date
First seen
11 March 2006