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Canon Speedlite EL-5

A powerful, advanced flash with fast recycling, great creative control and outstanding performance for all situations

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Choose the Canon Speedlite EL-5 for your next assignment and catch those once-in-a-lifetime moments you might otherwise miss. With a powerful GN60 (m, ISO100) output, outstanding build quality, wireless (radio) remote operation and a range of custom modes and settings that you can control direct from camera, the Canon EL-5 is a flashgun that’s made to make a difference. The Multi-Function foot¹ is the new interface that offers reliable connection with improved communication and features, the EL-5 offers stunning performance with advanced versatility.


  • Capture unmissable moments with a powerful GN60-rated flash with fast recycle times and long continuous busts, while a power level indicator gives reassurance on the LP-EL Li-ion battery charge
  • Control the Speedlite EL-5 Flash direct from the camera thanks to Canon’s Multi-Function Foot¹, which offers a fast, reliable connection with improved communication to a compatible camera
  • Use FE Memory for quicker setups and Manual mode for fine control down to 1/1024th power². Custom Flash Modes allow settings to be stored and linked to a compatible camera’s own Custom settings³
  • Control up to 15 Speedlites wirelessly with the built-in radio transmitter at up to 30 m away⁴ and model the lighting thanks to a Dual White LED with brightness adjustment
  • Control settings using the Speedlite’s joystick or from the camera’s LCD via the Speedlite’s (Flash) Direct Menu button, or remotely via the Camera Connect App. The Canon Speedlite EL-5 Flash can tilt upwards to 120° or sideways for bounce lighting
  • Shoot with flash in all weather conditions thanks to weather resistant seals and an improved internal airflow design that helps to keep the flash head cool


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Description Quantity
iM2050 Black Flight Case1
LP-EL Battery Pack1
Speedlite Case1
Mini Stand1
Orange Contact Cover1
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