Question about Canon Speedlite 430EX TTL Flash

2 Answers

Canon Speedlite 430EX zoom issue

I just got mine few days back, i enabled manual zoom and cannot get out of it.
(on the display top row "M" is displayed between "ETTL" & "ZOOM" and "auto zoom" icon is missing )
also in this state i should be able to change the zoom by + or - buttons but that also does not work.

auto zoom use to work @ the shop.and i use canon EOS 400D.i removed the batteries last night to check if it reset itself

thanks
CA

Posted by on

  • chamaraa Aug 07, 2008

    also the i tried with M, Av, Tv and P on the 400d

  • atenasqui Feb 24, 2009

    i want to increase the zoom of my speedlite 430 and i dont know how please give an advise, atenasqui@yahoo.com

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

You're gonna kick yourself, but here goes, you know that clear plastic wide beam shield on the front, make sure it's fully inserted or else the auto zoom won't work while it's in use, (or the flash thinks it's in use)

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

You can return to auto zoom by pressing the zoom button for a few seconds, untill the display flashes. When flashing, press the curved gray minus button untill you pass the 24 mm indication. That will get you out of the manual zoom settings and the M will disappear.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a canon t3i. The menu doesn't turn on when you turn on the camera.


The menu doesn't display when you switch on. You should get the settings screen appear. Once powered up just hit the MENU button

Mar 02, 2015 | Canon EOS Rebel T3i 600D SLR Digital...

1 Answer

Want to buy a flash to mount to the camera


The SX10 has a standard flash mount, which will fit just about any flash unit. The manual recommends the Canon Speedlite 220EX, 430EX II, or 580EX II units. Other manufacturers' flash units will also work, though perhaps not as automatically.

The big thing to watch for is that older (film-era) flash units may have higher trigger voltages that can fry newer digital cameras. Before buying such a unit, check this list.

Oct 06, 2012 | Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera

4 Answers

My Canon 60D's internal flash will not pop up after removing my speedlite 430EX II. Carl


I encountered this same issue on new 60D. There is a micro switch under a guide blade in the shoe on the right side. Mine was not stuck down but bent just enough downward that the switch was being actuated. I used a pointed pocket knife blade to pry up on the guide blade making it arch slightly upward and everything is fine now. Now i wonder is this going to be a problem every time i mount and unmount my external flash. Time will tell.

Dec 17, 2010 | Canon EOS 60D Digital Camera

1 Answer

Canon on nikon


The Canon lenses are FD mount which means that you will need to get an adaptor to convert the FD mount to fit the F mount on the Nikon. An example of the mount can be seen here:

http://www.rugift.com/photocameras/canon-fd-nikon-adapter.htm

As for the speedlights the hotshoe mount will accept them on your Nikon, put them on with fresh batteries and try them out.

Jan 13, 2010 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

1 Answer

Canon speedlite 430 EZ does not match with canon 400 D digital camera how to use the same flash with 400 D.


You can't. The metering systems are incompatable. You must use the EX range with the 400D, such as 430EX or 580EX (versions I or II)

Feb 25, 2009 | Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera

2 Answers

When fitting a Canon 430EX flash to 450D,,light emits but flash doesnt fire, no flash in any mode.


Your camera may have been set to not fire external flash. Go to your menu, 5th tab. Near the bottom, there's an option for Flash Control. Select that. It should now show "Enable" or "Disable". Enable it.

Also "External Flash func. Setting" gives you more options for your 430EX.

Jan 25, 2009 | Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera

1 Answer

Can the Canon speedlite 430EX be the slave to the 550EX speedlite


Most any slave light will work I use a old vivitar flash with a slave module in the cord to camera outlet woks gook for a fill light. helix camera .com ritz camera. or ebay don't digital flashes a little different than strobes i played with the settings until i got the desired lightng I wanted., if your camera has a hot shoe you can get a slave to fire an external flash with it.hope i helped

Dec 27, 2008 | Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital...

1 Answer

Remote Firing of Flash Units


The EOS 40D does not have a transmitter built in. The remote flash units must be set to "Slave" and the on-camera external flash unit (eg Speedlite 580EX) or transmitter (ST-E2) set to "Master". Note that the Speedlite 430EX doesn't have the function to act as Master and you need a minimum or the 580EX or a ST-E2 speedlite transmitter (or similar) as Master/s.

Jul 29, 2008 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

See all Canon Speedlite 430EX TTL Flash Questions

Canon Speedlite 430EX TTL Flash Logo

Related Topics:

2,171 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

101611 Answers

TC CAMERA REPAIR.Com...

Level 2 Expert

165 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

1710 Answers

Are you a Canon Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...