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Novatron 2140C 1000 Watt/Second 3 Stop Reducing Flash Head

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Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead

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The Novatron 2140C flash head contains the controls to operate at full power, or to ratio the power and modeling light down one or two f/stops. This flash head cannot be used in the stopping mode by itself. There must be another flashhead operating at full power or damage will occur. This will void the warranty. It comes With a 1000 w/s flash tube (color corrected to 5500° K), 100W tungsten modeling lamp, 25' cord and a mounting bracket for a 3/8" stand and to attach an umbrella. This is a flash head only. A power supply for this flash head is required.

Compact Design
Because there is no fan, this head is extremely small.
Easy to Control
This lamp head features an integrated tilt mechanism for continuous tilting for stand or suspension mounting.
Removeable Reflector
The reflector is built-on.
Long-Reaching Cable
25' cable included. Head extension cables are available in 15 and 25' for heads used at longer distances from the power pack (Longer cable lengths will result in .25 and .3 stop reduction in power, respectively).
Modeling Light
Easily replaceable, 100W, 120V, standard Edison Base Bulbs are ideally found at B&H, or any houseware store in an emergency.

Note:Designed to work with all current Novatron power packs: V240, V400,V600, D1000 AND D1500. Older packs with a 5- pin connector require a #4012 adapter.

UPC: 053661099555
Maximum Watt/Seconds 1000 w/s *
User Replaceable Flashtube No **
Changeable Reflector No
Circuit Protection No
Cable Length 25'
Modeling Light Wattage 100W, 120V
Modeling Light On/Off Switch Yes
Protective Glass Dome No
Fan Cooled No
Dimensions 5 x 7" (12.7 x 17.8 cm) with built-on reflector
Weight 2.2 lbs (1 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 4.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.685 x 9.449 x 9.213"
Note: Damage will result if you use this head by itself with the D1500 Power Supply @ full power.
This action would also void the warranty.
Novatron 2140C 1000 Watt/Second 3 Stop Reducing Flash Head
  • 1000 w/s UV coated built-in Flashtube
  • 100 W screw-in Tungsten Modeling Light
  • 25' head cable
  • Built-in reflector
  • 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    Novatron2140C 3-Way Lamphead
     
    4.4

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

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    • 2 Stars

       

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    88%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (5)
    • Good power output (4)
    • Durable (3)
    • Easy to use (3)
    • Good color value (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (5)
    • Family photos (3)
    • Portraits (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    5.0

    Perfect

    By Helms

    from Texas

    Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

    Item works just as intended. I like getting replacements for older items that still look the same without upgrading the looks of it.

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    5.0

    Perfect Little Lamphead

    By Carol

    from Roscoe, IL

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Macro

      Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

      I love the small size and big power of this lamp head! Using for macro mineral photography with a 2110C.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Good light, good output, lightweight

      By William H.

      from Jersey City, NJ

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

        This is a very good light worth getting if you're on a budget. The build quality is very good, the quality of light is excellent, and the adjustments on the light are easy to control. Of course, once plugged into the power pack you can make further adjustments as needed. We purchased this lens for an in-house project and they were excellent lights. Great to buy if you are working on a budget. They are workhorses and worth getting!

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        • No

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        3.0

        Too Simple.

        By Josh

        from CA

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Color Value
        • Powerful

        Cons

        • Flimsy

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors

        Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

        if the flash bulb breaks, you'll have to buy a new fixture. There non replaceable bulbs...

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Woks great

        By Charlie

        from New Waverly, Texas

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors

          Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

          Works great. I have been using Novatron for years

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          best head in the business for my money!!

          By Tony

          from Madison, Tennessee

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Pack
          • Easy to Use
          • First problem after 10yrs
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Travel
            • Video
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

            great replacement flash head...love the black cord now I need to get a matching pair.B I do need to know where I can get the old one repaired as well as the power pack that it fried?!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            flexible lighting, easy to use, reliable

            By Kim

            from Sherman Oaks, CA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Headshots
              • Portraits

              Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

              I use this for headshot photography. For my general use, I love the Novatron system. I've used these in the past, and just ordered a new kit. They are fairly lightweight and the system packs up easily in the Novatron kits.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Great Option for Strobe Lighting

              By DanTheManPhoto

              from Boston, MA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • No bulb cover

              Best Uses

              • Band Promo Photos
              • Family Photos
              • Portraiture

              Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

              I purchased this lamphead because the two novatron heads I already have didn't have any way of adjusting power (besides diffusion/bounce/distance from subject)

              This lamphead is a great addition to my kit and does exactly as it should by providing more control over lighting situations. Another modeling light never hurt anyone either!

              Obviously this isn't the highest-end product out there, but its small size and light weight more than make up for it, as its an extremely portable and cost effective lamphead that gets the job done.

              Only negative I can think of is - though hard to hit intentionally - the flash bulb is always exposed. Some sort of cover may have been nice in case stuff shifts when packing the lights up.

              Otherwise great!

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Quiet, compact, affordable

              By Mike

              from Urbana, OH

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attach Securely
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors

                Comments about Novatron 2140C 3-Way Lamphead:

                I've used these heads for a long time. They're so light weight and compact - not to mention quiet since there's no fan in them. Once you invest in a power pack, it's relatively affordable to buy additional light heads as you need them. Many light modifiers fit this head. My favorites are the barn doors, honeycomb grid, snoot, the 4x6 Larson Softbox and Westcott Apollo Softbox.

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                Novatron - 400W/s Power Pack
                • Price: $421.00
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                Light Controls

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                Impact - Umbrella - White - 30"
                • You Pay: $9.95
                 

                Light Stands & Accessories

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                Position your light safely and securely with a support accessories.

                Impact - Light Stand, Black (6')
                • You Pay: $19.99
                 

                Cables, Clamps, Cords, Tape

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                Purchase cords and cables for connecting components

                ProTapes - Gaffer Cloth Tape - Matte Black (2.0" x 12 yds)
                • You Pay: $5.95
                 

                Lamps /Tubes /Flashtubes

                Be prepared with additional backup lamps and flashtubes

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