Canon Canolite D

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This flash was designed as an auto thyristor flash to be used with the Canonet series of compact cameras plus the Canon EX AUTO and Canodate E, and would provide automatic exposure control with these models. In any other configuration, this is a manual flash that will always fire at full power.


Generic flash.
Head: Fixed 40mm coverage.
Swivel & tilt: no.
Exposure mode: Manual.
Manual settings: 1/1 only.
No built-in wireless modes.
Trigger voltage: 185 volt.
Batteries: 2xAA.
Flash duration: 1/1000 sec. @ 1/1 (full output).
Field upgradable: No.
Dimensions: 26 x 55 x 82 mm, 115 g.
Guide number (ISO 100, meter): 16.

Discontinued: Yes.

For a detailed explanation of the above specifications, see the guide.



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Established: 1937
HQ: Tokyo, Japan
Web: Global, EU, US, man

Canon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products. Its products including cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, photocopiers, printers and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1937 as Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory and renamed Canon Inc. in 1947.

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