The Canon Macro Ring Lite MREX/Macro Twin Lite MTEX are flash units for closeup instructions booklet centers on the MREX and most of the. Available software (0). Software is an optional download that enables advanced functionality and helps you to get the most out of your product. On this tab, you. View and Download Canon Macro Ring Lite MREX manual online. Macro Ring Lite MREX pdf manual download. Also for: Macro twin lite mtex, 24ex .

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The flash unit is equipped with various functions suitable for a wide range of shooting objectives, from simple shooting to advanced shooting. If anything is missing, contact your dealer. The operation procedures assume that a macro lens is used. Contents Introduction Item Check List Contents Wireless Multiple Flash Shooting: Wireless Multiple Flash Shooting Setting Custom and Personal Functions Temperature increase Firing Flash exposure level Nomenclature Manual flash p. Manual flash Manual flash output Firing group 4: Fire B Wireless multiple flash shooting with optical transmission p.

Cautions for firing continuous flashes To avoid degrading and damaging the flash unit due to overheating, do not fire more than 20 continuous flashes. After 20 continuous flashes, allow a rest time of at least 10 min. If you fire 20 continuous flashes, and then fire the flash again repeatedly in short intervals, the safety function may activate and restrict flash firing. Getting Started with Macro Flash Shooting This chapter describes the preparations before starting macro flash shooting and the basic shooting operations.

Conditions of the subject greatly influence the exposure when shooting close-ups. Therefore, it is recommended to shoot the same subject with different exposures p. The Quick flash function enables flash shooting before the flash is fully charged p.

Use a new set of four batteries of the same brand. When replacing the batteries, replace all four at one time. Attaching the Flash Unit to the Lens Attach the flash unit to the front of the macro lens. Attach the flash unit to the front of the lens while holding down the release button. Make sure that the flash unit is securely attached. Attaching the Flash Unit to the Lens Using a Filter A commercially-available filter can be used during flash shooting. A filter can be attached, using the two procedures described below.

Filters may not be used together with some macro lenses. The flash recycling starts. When flash recycling is completed, this indicator disappears. Check that the flash is ready. The state of the flash-ready lamp changes from off to green Quick flash ready to red fully charged. It is effective when you want to prevent the flash function settings from being accidentally changed after you set them.


You can perform flash shooting while obtaining a standard exposure of both the main subject and background while considering the depth of field. Press the button again to turn off the lamp. The focusing lamp turns off automatically when you press the shutter button on the camera completely.

This can create shadows on the subject to give a more sculptural look.

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The flash ratio can be set in half-stop increments as follows: Flash tube Mnual tube B only A only Flash ratio control is not available on the models listed below. Both sides will fire at the same flash output, or single-side firing will apply. Set the FEB level. This is convenient when you want to shoot in the aperture- priority AE f mode open aperture with background blur.

The flash fires right before the exposure finishes shutter closes. The flash can be fired in one of the following three ways: Flash tube Flash tube A only B only Set the flash output.

This is convenient for shooting at a short distance from the subject. Press function buttons 2 and 3 simultaneously for 2 seconds or longer. The settings available vary by the camera used, flash mode, etc. For details, see the next page.

If [Average] is set, the flash exposure will be averaged for the entire scene metered by the camera. The details displayed vary kanual the camera. Fn is not displayed, set it by operating the flash m. For the Custom Functions, see pages Wireless Multiple Flash Shooting This chapter describes how to perform wireless multiple flash shooting with optical transmission, using an EX- series Speedlite sold separately equipped with wireless slave function.

For the accessories required for wireless multiple flash shooting, see the system map on page Wireless Multiple Flash Shooting Using an EX-series Speedlite equipped with optical transmission wireless slave function, you can easily perform wirelessly-controlled photography lit with multiple flashes.

The system is designed so that the settings of the MREX II master attached to the camera are automatically applied to the slave flash unit.

Therefore, you do not need to operate the slave unit while shooting. Slave A is controlled to fire with flash tube A and slave B to fire with flash tube B as a group as a single flash unit.

Multiple units can be used as slave C. There is no limit for the number of units that can be used as slave A, B, or C. Wireless Settings Transmission Channel Setting To avoid interference with optical transmission wireless systems used by other photographers, you can change the transmission channel. Set the same channel for both the master unit and slave unit. Press function button 4. Set the flash exposure compensation amount for slave C. Multiple Flash Shooting with Slave C Added Shooting with firing group C pointed directly toward the main subject may result in overexposure.


You do not need to operate the slave unit. Wireless multiple flash shooting with the following settings can be performed in the same way as normal flash shooting. Fn is set to 1 p.


You can shoot with a different flash output setting for each firing group. Set all the parameters on the master unit. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to caonn the flash output for all groups. Fn and Personal Functions P. Custom Functions Display the Custom Functions screen. Fn Auto power off C.

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Fn Modeling flash p. Fn FEB auto cancel C. Fn FEB sequence C. Fn Flash metering mode p. Fn Quick flash with continuous shot C. Fn Test firing with autoflash C. Similarly, by performing the same operations on the Personal Functions screen, you can clear the Personal Functions that have been set.

Setting Custom Functions C. You can disable this function. OFF Disabled When the temperature of the flash unit rises due to continuous flash firing etc. Flash metering mode You can change the automatic flash metering mode for flash shooting. Flash recycle with external power source manuak Setting Personal Functions P. Focusing lamp brightness You can adjust the brightness of the focusing lamp in 5 levels. An adapter to attach the flash unit to the lens p.

Using a non-Canon external power source may result in a malfunction. Repeated firings of the flash activates the flash firing restriction automatically to avoid degrading and damaging the flash unit due to overheating. While flash firing is restricted, the warning is displayed to indicate the increase in temperature, and the firing interval is automatically set to approx.

Canon Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II

Flash Firing Manusl due to Temperature Increase Even when Level 1 warning is not displayed, the firing interval will be extended as the flash unit begins to heat up. If Level 2 warning is displayed, allow a rest time for at least 15 min. For cautions on the number of flash firings, see page 12 continuous flashes or page 23 modeling flash.

Troubleshooting Guide If a problem occurs with the flash, first refer to this Troubleshooting Guide. If this Troubleshooting Guide does not resolve the problem, contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service Center.

Normal Shooting The power does not turn on. Troubleshooting Guide The picture is very blurred.

When the shooting mode is set to the aperture-priority AE f mode and the scene is dark, slow sync is enabled automatically the shutter speed becomes slower.