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Vintage Canon Canolite D Hot Shoe Flash - Working Film Tested

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  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: metal, plastic
  • Ships from United States to .
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  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: metal, plastic
  • Ships from United States to .
  • Favorited by: 1 person

This shop accepts Etsy gift cards

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This is a very nice little Hot Shoe Flash that was originally made for use with Canon Canonet Cameras. It can however be used with other cameras, and as you can see in the pics I have used it with a Minolta.

The best thing about this flash is its size. It is so small and portable and handy to take around with you. It takes common 2 AA batteries and there seems to be no corrosion in the battery compartment. You can see two pics that I took using this flash and a Minolta and they came out great!

Flash Includes:
Fresh AA Batteries
Original Box

Flash Info

The Canolite D is a directly connected electronic flash unit exclusively designed for the EX AUTO, Canodate E and Canonet series of cameras such as the Canonet G-III 17, 19, Canonet QL 17, 19 and Canonet 28. By simply attaching the Canolite D, the camera, while set at AUTO, is switched over to the automatic flash control circuit, and the proper f/stop corresponding to the shooting distance is automatically set. There is absolutely no necessity for worrying about guide numbers. The charged voltage level is transmitted to the meter circuit even before it is fully charged. Therefore, proper exposure is obtained anytime after de pilot lamp lights up. As the Canon color filter is attached to the flash window, the color balance is perfect.

Guide number: 16m (52ft) at peak time at ASA 100 Common for both color nad black-and-white
Color Temperature 6000ْ K
Flash angle: More than 50ْ horizontal, more than 50ْ vertical.
Flash intervals: Approximately 8 seconds untill the pilotlamp lights up when using new batteries. The intervals are slightly extended after 20 flashes.
Length of flash: 1.1000 sec.
Number of flashes: From the point 30 seconds after the pilot lamp has come on, more than 150 flashes can be taken without changing the batteries
Power: Two 1,5 V alkaline AA batteries
Synchronisation Contact: Directly connected type with automatic flash control contact.
Size: 26 mm x 57mm x 82mm (1" x 2.1/4" x 3.1/4")
Weight: 115 grams (4 oz.)

Please let me know if you have any questions!

**** All of my "film tested" cameras are tested with actual film, and not an empty film cartridge to see if it powers up and goes through the motions. I am making sure that everything works (shutter, mechanics, spreader bars, etc.. ), and that the pictures come out and are able to develop. Film is not cheap so that is why the cameras are a little more expensive than some other shops. I am giving you the peace of mind that the camera is definitely going to work when you put unused film in it! ***

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