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Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head

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Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head

Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head Flashtube Zoom Reflector 2 Head Cable

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Product Highlights

  • Zoom Reflector
  • UV Frosted Dome
  • 4800Ws Flashtube
  • 250W Modeling Light

You Pay: $1,101.00

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The Profoto Acute 2-D4 modular flash head design features a circular, heavy duty, quartz flash tube and UV coated protection dome that surrounds both the flash tube and the 250W modeling light. It provides even, consistent illumination. All lamp head cables feature Profoto special connectors for arc-proof performance. All Acute 2-D4, 2, and Acute heads accept the same modular light shaping tools.  

The flash tube in this head can handle up to 4800 w/s, when used with a D4 series power pack. The modeling lights for this unit are readily available in a variety of voltages for use all over the world.

This Acute 2-D4 Head produces a color temperature of 5400°K as supplied. There are other optional domes that are more heavily coated, for a warming effect of 300 or 600° increments, for a color temperature of 5100 or 4800°, respectively. A power supply for this flash head is required.

Compact Design
  • Virtually indestructible
  • Simple cylindrical design makes it easy to set up, and transport
  • Easy to Control
  • Supplied with a 5/8" stand adapter to mount the units onto any standard light stand.
  • A built-in tilt-control lever makes for easy angle adjustment
  • Easily Replaceable Flashtube
  • Heavy duty, plug-in quartz flashtube
  • Protective UV, frosted glass dome surrounds the flashtube for even illumination and an added margin of safety
  • Optional glass domes with a variety of coatings for added color temperature control are available
  • Removable Reflector
  • Unique adjustable zoom reflector varies the focus of the light emitted
  • Reflector lip accepts optional grids without the need for adding an adapter
  • Many other reflectors are available, for additional shaping of light
  • Fan Cooled
    Fan cooled for increased protection during the most demanding applications
    Modeling Light
  • Bright 250W quartz halogen model light is included
  • 500W modeling light available separately
  • Long-Reaching Cable
  • Resists twisting, trampling and cracking
  • Extension cables are available for light heads placed at longer distances from the power pack
  • Maximum Watt/Seconds 3000 - 4800
    User Replaceable Flashtube Yes
    Changeable Reflector Yes, accepts all Profoto light shaping tools
    Circuit Protection Thermostatic overload protection if the ventilation is obstructed
    Cable Length 16.4' (5m)
    Modeling Light Wattage 250W 110V (701221) included
    250W, 240V (701226) available
    Modeling Light On/Off Switch Yes
    Protective Glass Dome Yes- UV Frosted as supplied, others available
    Fan Cooled Yes
    Dimensions 3.9 x 9.8" (10 x 25cm)
    Weight 5.1 lbs (2.3kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 6.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.7 x 8.8 x 8.6"
    Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head
  • Heavy Duty Quartz Flash Tube (502218)
  • 250W Modeling Light (701221)
  • UV Frosted Glass Protection Dome
  • 16.4' (5m) Heavy Duty Head Cable
  • Zoom Reflector 2 (100785)
  • Plastic Transport Cap (501112)
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    ProfotoAcute 2-D4 Flash Head
     
    4.8

    (based on 8 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    • 1 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (7)
    • Reliable (7)
    • Strong construction (6)
    • Lightweight (3)
    • Packs small / compresses (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family photos (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (5), Semi-pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    5.0

    Profoto Acute D4 Flash Head

    By Bill V

    from Austin, TX

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Reliable
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Studio Lights

      Comments about Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head:

      Profoto lights are reliable and dependable. They work with Profoto full line of light modifiers.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Study and Simple

      By Sam

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Pack
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head:

        I have no complaints. I learned photographic lighting on the old profoto kits.

        This flash head is super simple and no non-sense.

        Great stuff

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect setup for what I need.

        By Donald

        from Midland, TX

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head:

          I use the product for core photography and I have no complaints at all.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Light

          By paulswetland[@]

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Pack
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Portraits
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head:

            Headshots, Portraits,

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By JR

            from Maine

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Pack
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

            • Bulky

            Best Uses

              Comments about Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head:

              Well built, a great light source, and the zoom reflector is simply an excellent design.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (2 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My first choice for studio lighting

              By Toby

              from miami, fl

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Reliable
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Pro studio

                Comments about Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head:

                Fantastic lighting results

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good Quality

                By Jen

                from Missoula, MT

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Reliable
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos

                  Comments about Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head:

                  Use these heads with Acute 1200R. Love them. Safe and easy to use.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  This product is the perfect product .

                  By C1

                  from Korea . Seoul

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                  • Weak Construction

                  Best Uses

                  • Fashion Photography

                  Comments about Profoto Acute 2-D4 Flash Head:

                  this product is the perfect product match with it called 'Profoto acute pack".
                  This product's capability good to be used this way.
                  However, I suggest that the cable lines separate the cable line from the head; such as 'Speedotron'

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