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Canon Speedlite EL-5

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*up to 2nd day air - overnight available

The Canon Speedlite EL-5 is a high-powered, ultra-fast flash unit ONLY FOR the Canon R3, R6 II, R7, and R10 cameras. Key features include:

  • Rechargeable LP-EL battery

  • Dust and moisture-resistant

  • 24-200mm zoom range
  • Up to 350 full-power flashes on a single charge

Feature Packed Flash. The Canon Speedlite EL-5 is a modernized take of the EL Speedlite series, featuring up to 350 full-power flashes on a single charge with an LP-EL battery, and has the ability to continuously trigger up to 95 flashes in a row. Please note that this flash’s mount is only compatible with the Canon R3R6 Mark IIR7, and R10.

Advanced Control. With this unit, you’re able to use it as a sender or receiver for wireless triggering and control of up to 15 flash units from up to 98 feet away, while its integrated multi-function hot shoe allows for direct control of settings from the previously listed compatible cameras. For wireless control of settings, you can download the Canon Camera Connect app to your iOS or Android smartphone.

Charging. Please not that this rental does not include the compatible LC-E6 battery charger. You can rent it separately by clicking the highlighted link.

Q & A

  • Does this rental include a battery charger?
    • No, this rental does not include a compatible LC-E6 charger. You can rent one separately here.

  • Can I use my Canon R5 or a Canon DSLR with this flash unit?
    • Nah, this flash has a mount that is only compatible with the Canon R3R6 Mark IIR7, and R10.




    Exposure Control

    Exposure Control

    • Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II, Manual
    Flash Modes
    • Hi-Speed Sync, Second-Curtain Sync
    Power Range
    • 1/1 to 1/1024
    Flash Compensation
    • -3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)


    Flash Head

    Guide Number

    • 196.9’ at ISO 100 (200 mm Position)
  • 24 to 200 mm
  • 14 mm (with Wide-Angle Adapter)
  • Auto Zoom Head
    • Yes
    Bounce Head
    • -7 to +120°
    Swivel Head
    • 360°
    Recycle Time
    • Approx. 0.1 to 1.2 Seconds
    Secondary Illumination
    • Modeling Light




    • Canon Multi-Function Shoe
    Off-Camera Terminal
    • None
    • (W x H x D) 3.2 × 5.5 × 4.9″
    • 17.3 oz


    Item Type



    Canon EF

    Power Internal Power
    • 1 x Rechargeable (Lithium-Ion)

    Wireless Operation
    Radio (TTL/Manual)

    • Up to 98.4’
    Wireless Channels
    • 15
    Wireless Groups
    • 5

    Canon Speedlite EL-5

    Bag - Canon EL-5 Soft Case

    Battery - Canon LP-EL

    Flash Accessory - Canon EL-5 Flash Stand