The new hot shoe flash replaces the original 600EX-RT and improves recycling time by as much as 1.5x with AA batteries or 2x with a new Canon CP-E4N battery pack.
Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT Key Features
- 2.4 GHz Wireless Radio Transmission
- Compatible with Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II
- Guide Number: 197′ at ISO 100 and 200mm
- Zoom Range: 20-200mm (14mm with Panel)
- Tilts from -7 to +90°
- Rotates Left & Right 180°
- High-Speed, 1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
- Bounce Adapter & Hard Color Filters
- Runs on 4 AA Batteries
As with its predecessor, the 600EX II-RT can operate with both radio and optical transmission, making with compatible with newer and older Canon TTL flash systems.
The new Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT retails for $579.99 and should ship in June. You can pre-order it here at B&H Photo.
The Canon CP-E4N battery pack runs $199 and is available for pre-order here at B&H Photo.