18 Dec 2014

    To Users of Canon Speedlite and Macrolite Products and Accessories

    Notification Regarding Use of (AA/R6) Lithium Batteries

    Thank you for using Canon products.

    AA/R6 Lithium batteries cannot be used with any Speedlite or Macrolite products and compact battery packs including those listed below because certain AA/R6 lithium batteries, in rare cases, may become extremely hot during usage in such products.

    Canon Products
    Speedlite 220EX
    Speedlite 270EX
    Speedlite 270EX II
    Speedlite 380EX
    Speedlite 420EX
    Speedlite 430EX
    Speedlite 430EX II
    Speedlite 540EZ
    Speedlite 550EX
    Speedlite 580EX
    Speedlite 580EX II
    Speedlite 600EX
    Speedlite 600EX-RT
    Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX
    Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II
    Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX
    Compact Battery Pack CP-E2
    Compact Battery Pack CP-E3
    Compact Battery Pack CP-E4

    ‚ÄčContact Information for Inquiries
    For information on this matter, please contact your nearest Canon Customer Service Centre.