Question about Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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Speedlite 540EZ and EOS 400D

Does this flash unit work in TTL mode with this camera?

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Robbie

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Agreed. The 540ez will read the aperture from the camera with both in Manual mode. The 540ez will give you a distance based on that. Just don't use a shutter speed faster than 1/125, and adjust for ambient light with your shuter speed.

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

540EZ will not work on digital Canons in auto reading mode. It will only work on manual flash settings.

Posted on Mar 17, 2008

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