Canon Enterprise Limited in China announced to release a new type of external Speedlite--SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT on 8th July, 2015. The highest GN up to 43, SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT is a new product with basic and high performance and it is the second type of external Speedlite supports wireless transmission mode in which the Speedlite can be used as Master Speedlite. Besides, it can be remote release. With the further developed bounce flash angle and flexibility, it is equipped with bounce flash adapter and color filter. And the backlight dot matrix LCD screen, the choosing driver and the loss on the weight and dimension make its operation has been improved. Meanwhile, Canon announced that the remote control adapter RA-E3 applied to the end of N3 will begin to be sold singly. The fuller EOS accessories will bring more fun to users in shooting.
SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT
Enriched and high basic performance.
SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT supports E-TTL II / E-TTL auto flash, the highest GN is 43 (ISO 100m). The flash coverage area is from the corresponded wide angle setting 24mm to telephoto end 105mm. When using plastic louver with wide angle, it can cover 14mm of the super wide angle and can be used in multiple shooting surroundings. The flash coverage area of SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT can be set automatically and manually. When using auto-set, it can recognize dimension of the image sensor of EOS digital camera automatically and set the flash coverage area of the effective focal length within the range of 24mm to 105mm.
SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT provides various flash functions. Using high speed flash function, the flash can be used to shoot even in the shutter speed that exceeds the highest flash SYNC speed. If you want to shoot the view in the sunlight and aperture priority auto exposure with the blurred background, the function is more convenient. The flash also supports the rear sync flash function. In the slow shutter flash shoot, it can make the smear effect of the moving object. Besides, the user can press the button of depth of the filed preview to realize 1 second continuous flash to make sure the light& shadow and flash balance through model flash function.
Compared with the last generation, SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT is added eye plate that can be reflected from the eyes of people. The users will get the eye expression easily, the pictures of people will more vivid.
Support wireless flash with wireless transmission and optical transmission
Except optical pulse transmission, SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT is added wireless transmission. By the new wireless transmission, the signal can be transferred all round. The position of the master flash and slave flash can be set flexibly. Meanwhile, the signal transmission distance of wireless transmission is two times as long as the distance of optical pulse, the longest distance is up to 30 meters. Thus, the wireless flash shoot can be reached in a wider surrounding. In the wireless transmission, SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT can be used as master flash and can control five groups and fifteen flashes of SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT that set as slave flash. When use the EOS digital cameras issued in 2012 and the following years, such as EOS-1DX(EXCEPT 1200D), you can install flash or flash signal projector that support wireless transmission. It can shoot synchronously by linking the slave cameras to the master cameras and releasing automatically shutter of the slave cameras. It can make max 16 units including master unit and slave unit shooting synchronously. If you want to shoot one subject from various angles, the function is more convenient.
Developed bounce flash shoot angle and flexibilityTo get more soft and natural flash effect indoor when shooting, the bounce flash by shooting ceiling and wall to reflect the light is the usual way the users often use. The rotation angle of flash head is developed further, it can upward about 90 degrees, downward about90 degrees, turn left for about 150 degrees and turn right for about 180 degrees. The bounce flash gets a wider operation space. Besides, SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT adds the bounce flash adaptor on the external flashes of the Canon SPEEDLIT. Installed it on the front of the flash, the diffusion created from the adapter will make the flash light more soft. It is not only make the view more bright but also effectively remove the shadow effect brought by flash.
The rotation angle of SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT can be upward for about 90 degrees, turn left for about 150 degrees and turn right for about 180 degrees.
Bounce flash adaptor.
SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT can be installed with color filter
Left: Using color filter and white balance modeRight: using color filter, auto or flash white balance mode, the tone of foreground figure and background keeps unify.
The design is more compact, operation is quicker.
Thanks to the optimized design of the optical zoom component, auto focusing auxiliary light and wireless transmission system of the Speedlight. Compared with the former generation of SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT, it is more compact on appearance, more light on weight, about 295g. It is more portable with the light weight. SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT provides back lighting dot matrix LCD display (172X 72 dot), the multi settings are clear at a glance.The driver plates are a new design of SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT. Only one drive plate can replace the traditional buttons of “+/-” and “Select/Set”. Such as the operation of flash exposure compensation, the efficiency can be improved significantly. Meanwhile, the speedlite can provide the hint function of the dump energy. And the ten customized functions and eight personalized function settings can provide adequate security for users to get personalized operation.
SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT back layout
More brilliant functionsSPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT is has functions of high speed sync with high speed shutter and adjustable exposure compensation with ±3, 1/2 and 1/3 levels. In the condition of low light level, low contrast and auto-focusing cannot focus on the subject; the built-in auto focusing fill light will be work. Except using infrared light to assist focusing on the central point, it also supports focus mode with flash assist that improve the effect of auto focusing of the subject in distant. Besides that, compared with the former generation, SPEEDLITE 430EX III-RT adds the function of adjustable light distribution. When in the auto mode of light distribution adjustment, it can change the light distribution according to shoot angle. The function supports variety wide angle and telephoto lens.