Canon officially released a new standard full-frame micro camera EOS R6 Mark II and a new flash EL-5.
▲ Full-frame micro-camera EOS R6 Mark II (body without lens) and flash EL-5
▲ EL-5 flash
According to the official introduction, the EL-5 is a flash using the new multi-function shoe interface, which can be connected to the EOS R6 Mark II. This flash is powered by the same lithium battery as the Canon Speedlight SPEEDLITE EL-1 and has the same basic performance as the SPEEDLITE EL-1. The maximum guide number is GN.60. Due to the use of lithium batteries, it can not only recycle quickly but also support about 350 continuous flashes.
The EL-5 features AF-assist illumination with automatic brightness adjustment and modeling light. The EL-5 supports assigning flash functions to the RF lens control ring for direct control, while also enabling multi-lamp system control via a smartphone app, allowing the user to control the settings of each flash. Users can operate and adjust these settings from a smartphone without having to operate the camera and flash. This is useful for multi-flash shooting, cosplay selfies, shooting with flash in inconvenient places, or when shooting assistants are limited.
The seams, movable parts, and operating parts of the EL-5 are all sealed with sealing materials and have the same level of dust and water resistance as the Canon EOS R5.
The EOS R6 Mark II is the successor to the full-frame micro-camera EOS R6 released by Canon in 2020. The EOS R6 Mark II is based on the EOS R6 for continuous shooting, focusing, subject detection, video The functions and shooting fun have been greatly upgraded, and it can be widely used by professional users, senior enthusiasts, video creators, video bloggers, advanced users, etc.