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430ex with 5d markii ??


LeighRebecca 7 267 10 England
22 Apr 2009 11:48AM
I have the chance to get a 430ex (not markII) at a very good price, but I am not 100% sure it will be fully compatible with my 5d markII as it is a much newer camera. I have googled, and found some evidence to suggest they will work together, but does anyone have any experience of the two together and if there is full functionality?

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Coleslaw e2
9 13.4k 28 Wales
22 Apr 2009 11:54AM
There is no reason why it wouldn't be compatible.
LeighRebecca 7 267 10 England
22 Apr 2009 12:11PM
Oh, good. I just thought maybe the markii in the flashes might correspond to a newer ettl system or something.
XxPaulxX 8 260 England
22 Apr 2009 12:27PM
If it's that good a price you will be able to sell it on and get at least your money back if it wasn't exactly what you needed, so go for it I say Smile
LeighRebecca 7 267 10 England
22 Apr 2009 5:38PM
Not an amazing price, but it tempted me - 116 from comet at the moment. They seem to go for that or more second hand on ebay, so it seemed like a bargain brand new with warranty.
gary_d 7 575 13 Wales
22 Apr 2009 9:52PM
I hace the camera and flash, I am no expert in flash photography but seems to be ok to me.

gary
LeighRebecca 7 267 10 England
22 Apr 2009 10:06PM
Thanks Gary. I've bought it now, but I won't get much chance to play with it for a few days. Glad to hear it seems OK. I just want to have an easy auto mode, and high speed sync for a start. Looks like it'll be ok then.

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