430EZ Speedlite : How to use the Rapid-Fire capability of the flash

Article ID: ART122764 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


How to use the Rapid-Fire capability of the flash


The Speedlite 430EZ has a rapid-fire capability to help capture an unexpected moment in flash photography. When charged, the color of the ready lamp changes as follows:

Yellow-green : The unit is in rapid-fire flash status

Red: The unit is fully-charged

  • Replace the batteries if the ready lamp does not turn yellow-green within 10 seconds after the main switch is turned ON
  • In continuous flash shooting, the exposure is set at the first frame
  • The rapid-fire flash cannot be used in the following conditions
  • When the film wind mode is set to "C" continuous shooting
  • When the camera's shooting mode is set to manual 1/1 or 1/2
  • When the flash is set to the manual flash mode
  • When stroboscopic flash is done at 6-10 Hz
  • When the external power supply is attached



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