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Canon Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX -- The Stunning Flash Light

Canon is a Japanese multinational corporation and they are best known for products like image and optical products, cameras, steppers, photocopiers and computer printers. Canon Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX is one of the products from Canon. This Macro Ring Lite comprises twin circular flash tubes and separate controller unit. The flash duration of this modeling flash mode will be one second burst at 70 Hz in E-TTL. The flash control system in E-TTL mode includes FP sync, FE lock, flash +/- compensation and flash exposure bracketing. The control in manual mode only contains flash +/- compensation and flash exposure bracketing.

This Macro Ring Lite fits into many lenses for the Canon EOS autofocus cameras. It is also compatible with older Canon T90 SLR which accepts FD mount lenses for automatic TTL exposure operation. The twin circular flash tubes can fire together or independently at even power. MR-14EX contains two incandescent lamps which get positioned between the flash tubes that provide indication of the lighting in the SLR viewfinder before making the exposure. This Ring Lite produce soft, pleasing, even lighting effect and shows the items without distracting shadows. It has an illuminated LCD panel for easy flash settings.

Ring Lite is compatible with all EOS bodies. The minimum recycle time is 0.1 sec. The flash type is ring light. The mount type of this MR-14EX is handle mount. There are seven custom functions in Macro Ring Lite which get set on flash LCD. The Macro Ring Lite uses 4 AA batteries in controller. The alkaline, lithium, NiCd and Ni-MH type of AA batteries are mostly preferable. The external power source has the compact battery pack CP-E2, transistor pack E. The incandescent focusing lamps and two forms of modeling flash bring superb lighting effects.

The enclosure material used is plastic and is black in color. The width and height of this Ring Lite is 4.4 and 5 inches respectively. It weighs 399 grams (14.1 ounces). This MR-14EX flash is very powerful and the focusing lamps are very useful. The exposures are quite perfect. This Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX is simple to attach and very comfortable to use.

Tue, 26 Jan 2010 16:02:35 +0000

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