Canon MT-26EX-RT Macro Twin Lite

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  • 2.4 GHz Wireless Radio Transmission
  • Compatible with Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II
  • Guide Number: 26m at ISO 100
  • Detachable Heads with 60° Rotation
  • Manual Power Control from 1/1 to 1/512
  • LED Focusing Lamps
  • Recycle Time: 0.1-5.5 Seconds
  • High-Speed Sync Support
  • Runs on AA Batteries x4
  • Removable Diffusers Included

Offering the flexibility of radio flash capabilities with a design for close-up shooting, the Canon MT-26EX-RT Macro Twin Lite uses a pair of flashes to evenly illuminate subjects when working with a macro lens. When both flash heads are simultaneously fired, a guide number of 26m at ISO 100 is possible, and extensive manual adjustment allows you to dial in settings down to 1/512 power. Both flash heads are detachable and, using the 2.4 GHz wireless triggering system, the heads can be easily positioned around the subject for more controlled and dynamic lighting configurations, including the ability to easily integrate other flashes into the setup.

When attached to the lens, the heads can be rotated up to 60° horizontally and 45° vertically and each includes a removable diffuser for further adjustment over light quality. Additionally, an illuminated dot-matrix LCD screen lets you make adjustments to the flash in both bright- and low-light situations, its updated white LED focus assist lamps aids in achieving accurate focus on close-up subjects, and the recycling time with 4 AA batteries is from 0.1-5.5 seconds.

Key Features of the Canon MT-26EX-RT Macro Twin Lite

  • Detachable Macro Twin Lites with 60° Rotation
  • Radio transmission enables control of up to 15 slave units
  • Flexibility to adjust the angle, direction and intensity of lighting output enables photographers to achieve natural lighting across the scene.
  • One or both of the macro flash heads can be removed from the ring to light the area behind the subject for a range of different shooting options.
  • Radio transmission enables sophisticated control of up to 15 slave units enabling even greater lighting options.
  • Eliminate motion blur emphasize the subject against soft background blur with flash shooting at shutter speeds up to 1/8000 sec.

The Canon MT-26EX-RT Macro Twin Lite Compatibility

The Canon MT-26EX-RT Macro Twin Lite is compatible with a range of devices such as the EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro, EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM and EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM. For a list of compatible products* please see our specification tab.

* as of April 2020

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  • MPN - MT26EXRT
  • GTIN - 4549292102901
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Guide No. 26 m ISO100
Guide No. 60GN at ISO 100, 200mm
Exposure Control Manual Power Control from 1/1 to 1/512
TTL Dedication Yes
TTL Dedication Manual and Multi Modes
Vari-Power Manual: 1/1 - 1/512
Bounce Head Yes
Swivel Head Yes
Coverage Swinging / tilting flash head (bounce flash): 0 to 360 degree horizontally & -7 degrees to 90 degrees vertically
Recycle Time <1.5 seconds
Wireless 2.4 GHz Wireless Radio Transmission
Wireless Optical: 3 (A, B, and C) 5-10m
2.4 GHz: 5 (A, B, C, D & E) 100m
Power Source AA Alkaline, Rechargeable NiMH Batteries x4
Power Source 10.8V 2040mAh Li-Ion. Power saving function
Mount Shoe
Dimensions (WxHxD) 232 x 91 x 49cm
Weight 570 g
Display Yes, (backlit)
Type Flash
Flash-Ready Indicator Yes
Off-Camera Terminal None
Charge Indicators Yes
Side Wings Yes

Canon MT-26EX-RT Macro Twin Lite Compatibility

Canon Lens EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro
EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM with separate Macrolite Adapter 67
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM with separate Macrolite Adapter 72C
TS-E 50mm f/2.8L Macro
TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro
TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro
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What’s In The Box
  • Canon MT-26EX-RT Macro Twin Lite
  • Mount Ring
  • SCH-E1 Color Filter Holder for 600EX-RT x2
  • Soft Case
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