Canon 580EX Speedlite

Used Canon 580EX Speedlite


Condition: Bargain Condition


  • Approx. 25% faster recycling time compared to 550EX.
  • Superior evenness of exposure, center to corner of frame.
  • Slightly higher max. guide number at 105mm setting (GN 190, feet).
  • Auto conversion of flash coverage with compatible digital SLRs.
  • White Balance info communicated instantly to compatible digital SLRs.
  • Full swivel, 180° in either direction (first TTL flash with this ability).
  • AF-assist beam now compatible with all AF points on every EOS SLR.
  • New Select Dial for easy inputs and user control.

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Product Description

Compatible Cameras E-TTL operation with all EOS digital SLRs; PowerShot G2, G3, G5, G6, and Pro1; and the following EOS film cameras — EOS-1v, EOS-3, Elan 7N series, Elan 7 series, Elan II series, Rebel T2, Ti, K2, GII, G.
TTL operation with all other 35mm EOS SLRs, and Canon T90
Guide Number 190 (at ISO 100, feet) / 58 (meters); flash head at 105mm zoom setting
Flash Coverage Flash head zooms automatically to cover 24mm to 105mm lenses (with a full-frame 35mm camera);Automatic adjustment for lens conversion factor with EOS-1D Mark II and EOS 20D (camera requires firmware upgrade)Wide-angle pull-down panel allows coverage with lenses as wide as 14mm (on a full-frame camera) — full coverage not possible on EF15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens.
Number of Flashes Approx. 100 to 700, with fresh AA-size alkaline batteries.
Recycling Time Approx. 0.1 to 6 seconds, with fresh AA-size alkaline batteries
Flash Range (At ISO 100, with 50mm f/1.4 lens at f/1.4) — Approx. 1.6 to 98 feet / 0.5 to 30m
AF Assist Beam Built-in; covers all focus points in EOS cameras with 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, or 45 AF points;Distance range — 2 to 32.8 feet (0.6 to 10m) at center; 2 to 16.4 feet (0.6 to 5m) at periphery
Custom Functions Fourteen speedlite Custom Functions built-in; set on speedlite’s LCD panel
Power Source Four AA-size batteries — alkaline, lithium, or rechargeable Ni-MH usable
External Power Source External power supply — compatible with Canon battery pack CP-E3, CP-E2, and Transistor Pack E
Dimensions 3.0 x 5.3 x 4.5inches /76 x 134 x 114mm
Weight 13.2 oz / 375g, without batteries (4 AA alkaline batteries add 3.5 oz. / 100g)

Accessories Included:

  • Flash Case
  • User’s Manual


Additional Information

Product Condition

“Like New Minus” – the rating of the equipment is at 97 to 99 percent of original condition. Only the closest inspections will reveal slight wear. Perfect glass, but the box and accessories are usually not included. “Excellent Plus” – rates 90 to 96 percent of original condition. Exceptionally nice, but may have slight wear on finish visible only under close inspection. Glass will be very clean. “Excellent” – 80 to 89 percent of original. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality. “Bargain” – items are 70 to 79 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality. “Ugly” – The look only a photographer would love. “UGLY” means equipment is rough, with multiple impressions in metal, excessive finish loss and brassing. Glass will have marks, fungus and/or haze which will affect picture quality.


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