Here are some common troubleshooting tips for the 270EX Speedlite

Article ID: ART131014 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Here are some common troubleshooting tips


Troubleshooting Guide

If a problem occurs, refer to this Troubleshooting Guide.

The Speedlite does not fire.

  • Make sure the batteries are installed in the correct orientation.
  • If the <> lamp does not light after 30 seconds, replace the batteries with new ones.
  • Clean the electrical contacts of the Speedlite and the camera.

The bottom of the picture looks dark.

  • You were too close to the subject. Keep at least 0.7 m / 2.3 ft. away from the subject. If a lens hood is attached, remove the lens hood.

The periphery of the picture looks extremely dark.

  • After shooting with the flash head pulled forward, be sure to return the Rash head to its original position before shooting again.

The picture is really blurred.

  • When the shooting mode is set to <Av> mode for a dark scene, a slow sync speed is automatically set, and the shutter speed also becomes slower. Use a tripod or set the shooting mode to <P>



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