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Canon Speedlite EL-5 Flashgun

Choose the Speedlite EL-5 for your next assignment and catch those once-in-a-lifetime moments. Make a difference with a powerful GN60 (m, ISO100) output, outstanding build quality and control a range of custom modes and settings directly from the camera thanks to Canon’s Multi-Function foot.


Professional lighting with performance to match

Capture unmissable moments with a powerful GN60-rated flash with fast recycle times and long continuous busts, while a power level indicator gives reassurance on the LP-EL Li-ion battery charge.


Multi-Function Foot for advanced operation

Control the SPEEDLITE EL-5 direct from the camera thanks to Canon’s Multi-Function Foot1, a new interface offering reliable connection with improved communication and features.


Feature packed for creative photography

Use FE Memory2 for quicker setups and Manual mode for fine control down to 1/1024th power2,3. Custom Flash Modes allow settings to be stored and linked to a compatible camera’s own Custom settings2.


Multi-flash lighting for studio quality shooting

Control up to 15 Speedlites wirelessly with the built-in radio transmitter at up to 30m away and model the lighting thanks to a Dual White LED with brightness adjustment.


Intuitive interface and advanced handling

Control settings using the Speedlite’s joystick or from the camera’s LCD via the Speedlite’s (Flash) Direct Menu button, or remotely via the Camera Connect App. SPEEDLITE EL-5 can tilt upwards to 120 or sideways for bounce lighting.


Remote, reliable operation every time

Shoot with flash in all weather conditions thanks to weather resistant seals and an improved internal airflow design that helps to keep the flash head cool.



Key Features:


  • Guide number 60m: Light up distant subjects and large groups

  • Fast 0.1-1.2 sec recycle times: Up to approx. 85 full power flashes in a burst

  • Multi-Function foot interface: Reliable, fast communication with increased functionality

  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery: Up to approx. 350 shots at full power

  • Wide range of power levels: From full to 1/1024 power, for maximum flexibility

  • Built-in LED modelling light: With 5 brightness levels


  • Accurate battery level indicator: So you’ll know when to replace or recharge a battery

  • Weather-resistant construction: Work confidently in poor conditions

Canon Speedlite EL-5 Flashgun

  • Guide No: 60 (ISO 100)

    Manual / output settings: Yes - 1/1- 1/1024

    Modelling light: Yes (5 Levels)

    Minimum recycling time: Approx. 0.1-1/2sex

    Weather Resistant Construction
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