Yongnuo YN680EX-RT Lithium Wireless High-Speed TTL Speedlite


Yongnuo YN680EX-RT Lithium Wireless High-Speed TTL Speedlite utilizes a rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack, to provide a super quick recharge time of just 1.5 seconds at full power. The flash is Canon RT compatible and features TTL, HSS and high guide number of 60m


Yongnuo YN680EX-RT Lithium Wireless High-Speed TTL Speedlite

Yongnuo YN680EX-RT TTL Speedlite is TTL and HSS enabled, Canon RT compatible, Lithium-ion powered speedlite. It is the latest release in the Yongnuo’s line of Canon RT compatible flashes. It’s 2000mAh Lithium-ion battery provides over 750 full power flashes, with 1.5 second recycle time.

Yongnuo YN680EX-RT is powerful, radio-equipped speedlite flash which aims to be one of the most versatile lighting solutions on the market. The flash is designed with support for Canon’s E-TTL / E-TTL II metering as well as compatibility with Canon’s 2.4 GHz radio triggering system, while it also has optical TTL slave modes that work with both Canon and Nikon units for maximum compatibility.

For illuminating your subjects, the YN680EX-RT offers a high guide number of 60m at ISO 100, 200mm and can zoom from 20-200mm for covering a variety of lenses. A pull-out diffuser is available to expand coverage to wide-angle 14mm lenses. Bounce lighting is simple with -7 to +90 degrees of tilt and 360 degrees of rotation, and through TTL communication it has access to high-speed sync, 1st and 2nd curtain sync. Additionally, the flash is equipped with a USB port for firmware updates.

The Yongnuo YN680EX-RT is compatible with Canon’s 2.4GHz RT radio triggering system, which means you can use it out of the box with the Canon 600EX-RT, 600EX-RT II and 430EX III-RT flashes and ST-E3-RT transmitter, as well as Yongnuo’s own YN968EX-RT, YN600EX-RT and YN600EX-RT II flashes and YN-E3-RT II and YN-E3-RT transmitters.

Along with radio transmission and reception for wireless triggering, the wireless TTL master and slave functionality of this flash also extends to standard optical pulse triggering, where the YN680EX-RT is compatible with both Nikon and Canon flash systems. Also, it has a recycle time of about 1.5 seconds and has high-speed sync, 1st and 2nd curtain synchronization settings. Also, it supports a multi flash stroboscopic mode for multiple flashes during a single exposure.

Yongnuo YN680EX-RT Lithium Wireless High-Speed TTL Speedlite Features:

  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery charges in 2 hours and can fire 750 times.
  • LCD display accurately displays flash settings and battery life.
  • Guide Number (GN) 60 Metres at ISO 100 and 200mm
  • Powered by 2000mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Flash Mode – ETTL II /M / Multi
  • HSS to 1/8000th
  • 1st Curtain Sync / 2nd Curtain Sync
  • FEC – 1/3rd Increments
  • Manual Flash – 1/128 – 1/1 Output Control (1/3rd increments)
  • 20-200mm Auto and Manual Flash Zoom
  • 2.4GHz Canon RT Radio Master and Slave Modes
  • Canon Optic Wireless Master Mode
  • Canon & Nikon Optic Wireless Slave Modes
  • Flash Groups – Radio A/B/C/D/E, Optic A/B/C
  • Channels – Radio 1 – 15, Optic 1 – 4
  • S1 and S2 Optic Slave Modes
  • Recycle Time – 1.5 Seconds at Full Power
  • 750 Full Power Flashes
  • Flash Duration – 1/200 – 1/20000s
  • Large Dot Matrix LCD Screen
  • LCD Back Light
  • Battery Level Indicator
  • Custom Functions
  • Sound Prompt
  • Heat Protection
  • AF Assist Light
  • Head Tilt 90 / -7 Degrees, Swivel 180 Degrees Left & Right
  • Bounce Card & Wide Angle Diffuser
  • Fast Clamping Foot
  • USB port for firmware upgrades. (check Yongnuo Website for regular updates)


Circuit designInsulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT)
Guide Number60 meters (ISO 100, 200mm)
Exposure ControlTTL, Manual
Triggering ModeWireless master, Wireless slave, Optical master, Optical slave, S1, S2
Wireless triggering distanceup to 100m
Zoom range20-200mm
Vertical rotation angle-7~90 degrees
Horizontal rotation angle0~360 degrees
Power supply2000 mAh lithium-ion battery
Full power flashes750
Recycle timeApprox. 1.5 Seconds
Color temperature5600k
Flash duration1/200s~1/20000s
Flash control8 levels of output control (1/128~1/1), 29 levels of fine tuning
External interfacehot-shoe, USB port
Additional featuresMaster flash, High-Speed sync, Second-curtain sync, FEC, FEB, FEV, manual zoom,
auto zoom, sound prompt, advanced settings, power saving mode, overheat protection…
Dimensions2.5 x 8.3 x 3.1″ / 6.4 x 21 x 7.8 cm
Net weight438g / 15.5oz

Compatible with:

Yongnuo YN680EX-RT is compatible with all Canon EOS DSLR and mirrorless cameras : Canon EOS R, EOS RP, 6D mark II, Canon 1Dx, 1Ds series, 1D series, 5D mark IV, 5DIII, 5Ds, 5Dsr, 6D, 7D mark II, 5DII, 5D, 7D, 70D, 60D, 50D, 40D, 30D, 20D, 700D, 650D/T4i, 600D/T3i, 550D/T2i, 500D/T1i, 450D/Xsi, 400D/Xti, 350D, 100D, 1100D, 1000D, 750D, 760D, 1200D and other Canon EOS cameras

Yongnuo YN680EX-RT is compatible with Canon ST-E3-RT, Yongnuo YN-E3-RT II and Yongnuo YN-E3-RT speedlite transmitters.

Yongnuo YN680EX-RT is compatible with Canon 600EX-RT (II), 430EX III-RT, Yongnuo YN968EX-RT and Yongnuo YN600EX-RT (II) speedlites.

Package includes:

  • Yongnuo YN680EX-RT Lithium Wireless High-Speed TTL Speedlite
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
  • Charger
  • Power Adapter
  • Protection bag
  • Mini Stand
  • Manual
  • Original box
Additional information


Flash Type


Flash Sync


Radio Trigger


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