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Profoto Acute 2 - 1200 Watt/Second Power Supply (90-260V AC)

B&H # PRA21200 Mfr # 900773
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The standard of rental studios worldwide, the Profoto Acute 2 1200 Watt/Wecond Power Pack offers action-stopping short flash duration and fast recycling times for any type of application.

Heavy-duty design, dual voltage capability, consistency of light output and color temperature, and compatibility with Profoto's full line of modular light shaping tools, make this power pack the first choice of professional photographers around the world.

The Acute 2 1200 w/s multi-voltage power supply can withstand the rigors of frequent transport and travel.

Asymmetrical or Symmetrical Distribution
The power level chosen can be symmetrically or asymmetrically distributed among 1, 2, or 3 flashheads.
Compact Design
Measuring only 8.7 x 7.5 x 5" and weighing only 9 lbs, the Acute 2 1200 is extremely portable.
Multi-Voltage
Compatible with all AC voltages between 90 and 260V, 50 to 60 Hz -- simply change the modeling light of your Acute flash head, and the AC plug adapter.
Built in Photocell
A built in light sensitive slave can be switched on or off.
Audible Beep
Switchable signal beeps when unit is fully recycled.
6 F-Stop Range
Power output can be dialed down 6 stops from 1200 to 37.5 w/s.
Fast Recycling
Valuable for shooting sequences of action.
Fast Flash Duration
Excellent for freezing action of moving subjects.
Proportional Modeling Lights
Get a good preview of the power settings. As the flash power is dialed down, the modeling light dims.
Maximum Watt/Seconds 1200 w/s
Guide Number F-45 @ 2M (ISO 100) with standard zoom reflector
Recycle Time 1.5 sec @ maximum power, .09 sec @ minimum power
Flash Duration 1/560 sec @ maximum power, 1/3200 sec @ minimum power
Flash Variability 6 F-Stops from 1200 to 37.5 w/s
Voltage Stabilization Yes, +/- 1%
Distribution Asymmetrical or Symmetrical
Head Outlets 3
Flash Ready Indicator Ready Light, Switchable Audible Beep
Operating Voltage 90-130V, switchable to 180-260V, 45-65Hz
Change modeling light in head for appropriate voltage
Sync Voltage 20V, less than 0.3 mA
Built-in Slave Cell Yes
Circuit Protection Thermostat slows recharging
Resets automatically
Fan Cooled Yes
Auto Dump Yes
Dimensions 8.7 x 7.5 x 5" (22 x 19 x 13cm)
Weight 9lbs (4.1kg)
Profoto Acute 2 - 1200 Watt/Second Power Supply (90-260V AC)
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    ProfotoAcute 2 - 1200 Power Supply
     
    4.8

    (based on 4 reviews)

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    Pros

    • Good color value (3)
    • Good power output (3)

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        5.0

        Another awesome Product from ProPhoto

        By DF

        from RI

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Good Color Value
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits
          • Special Events

          Comments about Profoto Acute 2 - 1200 Power Supply:

          I have tried to save money by getting less expensive power packs and ringflash, but after a while I decided to sell them and get the Profoto. The Profoto Powerpack is extremely well built, compact, consistent and works great!

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          5.0

          Great

          By Tedrzz

          from New York, NY

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attach Securely
          • Durable
          • Good Color Value
          • Long-Lasting
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Low Light
            • Night Time
            • Outdoors
            • Special Events

            Comments about Profoto Acute 2 - 1200 Power Supply:

            A fantastic investment. I use this for still life shoots and it can go all day without a hickup. One thing I would like to see is the ability to make fine tune adjustments to the power output.
            Overall this is a great pack that will last you years.

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            5.0

            Easy to set up!!

            By Arte is Foto

            from Ontario, Canada

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attach Securely
            • Good Color Value
            • Powerful

            Cons

            • Sometimes falls a sleep

            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about Profoto Acute 2 - 1200 Power Supply:

            I first was a little overwhelmed with the instructions that came with it, but once I figured out the essentials the power pack worked flawlessly. Although there are times when it seems as if the power pack went to sleep mode and takes a few shots to wake it up? I am not sure if this is normal, but it doesn't bother me, yet. As long as those first shots aren't ones I will be needing at the end, then is fine with me.
            The knobs and controls feel strong and precise, I would love to know how this power pack performs with two or three lights. I image a little too much for the 1200 but who knows. I have not tried it yet.

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            4.0

            Quality in a small size

            By JR

            from Maine

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Pack
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

            • Difficult to Use

            Best Uses

              Comments about Profoto Acute 2 - 1200 Power Supply:

              I love this pack. It's barely bigger than a lunchbox. The two downsides are these:

              The confusing system for adjusting power when you have more than one head attached. Also, while the whole pack is adjustable by 1/4 stops, the individual heads are independently adjustable by a stop.

              In all other regards the quality is excellent.

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