How to install the batteries on the 270EX Speedlite

Article ID: ART131004 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


How to install the batteries.


Installing the Batteries

1. Slide the battery compartment cover and open it as shown by the arrows.

2. Install two batteries.

  • Make sure the +and - battery contacts are correctly oriented
  • Return the cover to its original position
Recycling Time and Flash Count

Recycling Time: Approx. 0.1 - 3.9 sec.

Flash Count: Approx. 100 - 680 Rashes

( Based on new size-AA/LR6 alkaline batteries and Canon's testing standards.

  • Be sure to use a new set of two batteries of the same brand. When replacing the batteries, replace batteries at once.
  • Do not fire more than 20 continuous flashes in a short time. If you fire more than 20 continuous flashes in a short time, the overheating prevention function may be activated and make the recycling time about 8 to 20 sec. If this occurs. allow a rest time of about 15 min. and the functioning of the flash will then return to normal.
  • If you change the batteries after firing flashes continuously, be aware that the batteries might be hot.
  • Using size-AA batteries other than the alkaline type may cause improper battery contact due to the irregular shape of the battery contacts.

Size-AA Ni-MH or lithium batteries can also be used.



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