Continue reading...Canon News discovered yet another patent, this one discussing what appears to be a high powered flash that also includes continuous LED lighting.
As Canon News notes;
The mechanical design of the speedlite is quite developed in the patent application leading me to believe that the development is quite far along for this flash. This speedlite is also a hybrid speedlite that contains a LED portion for continuous lighting.
From the patent application we can tell that the patent is about keeping the flash cooler and thus protecting the flash discharge tube (and also LED longevity).
An object of the present invention is to provide a lighting device capable of protecting a member related to light emission from heat associated with light emission. A light source, a first optical member that transmits light emitted from the light source, and a light source that transmits light emitted from...