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Speedlite 470EX-AI

A powerful Speedlight flash with a unique motorised bounce and swivel head to enable pro quality lighting quickly and easily

Take the fuss out of flash with a Speedlite that helps you light like a pro

This powerful mid-range Speedlite offers an exciting way to take professionally-lit images quickly.
Thanks to a motorised bounce and swivel head that automatically adjusts itself to ensure the correct angle, natural flattering, lighting is assured.

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Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI - front facing
Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI professional images made easy

Professional lighting made easy

See how the Speedlite 470EX-AI anticipates every lighting situation

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A flash that reacts

The motorised flash head automatically adjusts itself, ensuring the bounce angle is always correct for improved lighting where natural and professional looking flash images are required.

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Powerful, flexible and quick to adjust

With a Guide Number of 47m the Speedlite 470EX-AI is ideal for lighting large groups and bouncing light from walls and ceilings for softer, more natural results.

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Light further and wider

A built-in zoom head aims to match the angle of the flash’s output to the viewing angle of the lens being used, and operates across a 24-105mm zoom range (full frame equivalent).

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Clear, detailed display

The dot-matrix display enables a display of characters for more detailed information while the LCD panel displays all the flash settings and is very easy to read.

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Creative lighting possibilities

The Speedlite 470EX-AI can be fired off-camera using optical triggering. This allows EOS cameras featuring a built-in Integrated Speedlite Transmitter to fire the flash from up to 10m away, without the need for extra equipment.

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AI – Auto Intelligent

Fully and Semi Auto

AI-Bounce function

Guide No.47m

Lighting reach


Lens coverage

14mm Lens coverage

Via adaptor

Optical remote


Clear dot

Matrix LCD



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Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI – back facing
Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI Mini stand Bounce adaptor SBA-E4 Soft case

What’s in the box

Speedlite 470EX-AI

Mini stand

Bounce adaptor SBA-E4

Soft case

User manual


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