New Canon Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II for $550
Macro Ring time for Canonites. Canon has revealed the new Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II with a starting price of $550. It has 12 custom functions (on the flash; in addition to the camera) and supports E-TTL wireless autoflash when linked to Speedlite 600EX-RT flashes. Control in E-TTL Mode: FP Sync, FE lock, Flash +/-, compensation, Flash Exposure, and Bracketing. It is powered by four AA batteries in the controller and per the press release, alkalines, lithium, NiCD and NiMH are okay. It is composed of the Ring Lite, twin circular flash tubes, and the separate Controller Unit that has the power. It is available for pre-order for $550 at Adorama.