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Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC)

B&H # PHSM3320ACDC Mfr # 906939
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You Pay: $319.00
Product Highlights
  • DC Operation Possible
  • Reflector, Sync Cord
  • PGBC Battery Cable

The Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color Monolight offers a full six f/stop power range over 320 watt/seconds. It has internal control to ensure the same Kelvin temperature output, no matter what level of output is chosen.

This light is an excellent choice as a main, secondary, or background light. Since it accepts the entire line of the PowerLight reflectors, grids, snoots, and diffusers, the StudioMax III is a good investment.

This monolight is capable of operating with its optional battery pack, for working outdoors away from AC power.

Six F/Stop Power Range
Dial provides infinite flash power settings from full to 1/32 power
Built In Slave
Highly sensitive, switchable optical slave for synchronization with other flashes
Modeling Light
Independently Switched, to aid in positioning and focus
User Replaceable Flashtube
No tools are required to replace this "plug & play" flashtube
Compact Design
Easy to transport; umbrella socket and stand mount built on
Maximum Watt/Seconds 320
Guide Number 170
Recycle Time Minimum .2 sec, maximum 3 sec @ full power
Flash Duration 1/4300 sec. @ min. power, 1/125 sec @ max power
Flash Variability 6 f/stops, full to 1/32 power, 320 to 10 w/s
User Replaceable Flashtube Yes (C412C)
Changeable Reflector Yes
Modeling Light Wattage 100 (ESR) AC only
Voltage Stabilization Yes, +- 0.05 f/stop
Flash Ready Indicator LED
Operating Voltage 105-125VAC, 60hz, 5A
12VDC with optional battery pack
Sync Voltage Not Specified by Manufacturer
Built-in Slave Cell Yes
Circuit Protection Fuse
Fan Cooled No
Auto Dump No
Dimensions 4.5 x 4.5 x 8.75" (11.4 x 11.4 x 22 cm)
Weight 3 lbs (1.4kg)
Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC)
  • C4-12C Color Corrected Flash Tube
  • ESR Lamp - 100 Watts/120 Volts
  • 7-1/2" High Gain Reflector
  • PC to Mini Sync Cord - 10' (3m)
  • AC Power Cord
  • Flash Tube Protector
  • Battery Cable for StudioMax AC/DC Monolight
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Note:Battery Pack not included

    REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    PhotogenicStudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC)
     
    4.5

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 3 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good power output (7)
    • Durable (5)
    • Good color value (5)
    • Long-lasting (4)
    • Attach securely (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors (8)
      • General purpose (6)
      • Outdoors (6)
      • Low light (5)
      • Outdoor events / games (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (7), Semi-pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (8)

      Reviewed by 11 customers

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      5.0

      Handy

      By Wildman

      from Baraboo, WI

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits

          Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

          I have been using this model for my second and third strobes. They work perfect, are super easy to adjust, are plenty bright and if need be are portable with the battery pack. My main light is the photogenic1000 which works with these very well as a set and all the softbox mounts are the same so I can switch between each light with little effort.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Excelent

          By Rod's Photography

          from Springfield MO

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

            I really like these Stuidiomax Strobes they seen to do a great job and they are constant. The only complaint I have is the flash bulbs, they are a little fragile. However they are great as long as you keep a cover over them. IE... the reflector, the black cover, a softbox, well you get the idea.

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            • No

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            5.0

            I Would buy this product again and again

            By earl

            from maryland

            About Me 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 Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

              Very nice...

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              4.0

              So far so good

              By None

              from Charlotte , NC

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attach Securely
              • Durable
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors

                Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

                I bought these lights as a sterter kit to get my portrait studio off the ground. So far I like them a lot. These are my first lights and they were easy to put together and operate, also the manual that comes with them is very easy to understand and helpfull for the novice photographer!

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                • No

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                4.0

                as advertised

                By old man

                from 62220

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Color Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use

                  Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

                  trusty and reliable

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Very well made and fast!

                  By ivolucion

                  from dominican republic

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Color Value
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light
                    • Outdoors

                    Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

                    I use this monolight in studio and outdoor, thanks to the fact that its 12v dc and 120ac too! so if need to shoot outdoor i just plug my battery and go!

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Studio Max III 320B

                    By LowellT

                    from San Diego, CA

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Location Portraits
                        • Studio

                        Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

                        Nice little lights. I like that they are not too much power so that I can shoot wide open. I already owned Photogenics so it was a no brainer for me because all my accessories fit. I like the idea of having a battery option although I have not tried it yet. My only negative feedback is the on/off switch seems pretty poorly made.

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                        4.0

                        Great deal. Powerful and useful.

                        By ray375

                        from Markham,Ont,Canada

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Cheap and good powermade
                        • Durable
                        • Made in USA
                        • Powerful

                        Cons

                        • Slow charging on dc

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors
                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

                        I have 2 studiomax III 320w/s (a/c only) already. They are powerful, solid, cheap and made in USA. I need a d/c powered for outdoor use. So I got one more. D/C power for full output need 6 sec recharging with photogenic battery pack. But using Quantum Turbo 3 can boost 2 sec faster. Anyway, go for the light you will happy.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Good, but have a backup

                        By Nichole

                        from Florida

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attach Securely
                        • Durable
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

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

                          Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

                          I have used these lights since I started my business. They are really easy to use and when they work, they work great. However, the newest ones I have purchased are not as reliable. They do not consistently flash, so I always have a backup one in my case. I use FreeXWires with them and have good results with them.

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                          5.0

                          Love these lights

                          By pdean

                          from Jena Louisiana

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Powerful

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors
                            • Special Events

                            Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

                            I love these lights....changing the power is as simple as turning a dial...so many options on the amout of power..yet very easy to use...

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                            5.0

                            Great Light kit!

                            By CRLD

                            from San Marcos, TX

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Good Color Value
                            • Powerful

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

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

                              Comments about Photogenic StudioMax III Constant Color 320 W/S Monolight (120VAC/12VDC):

                              These lights are awesome! I bought them along with two photogenic batteries. It's great to have a lighting set up that is portable like this. I have only done a couple of test shoots but they have turned out perfect! I would recommend getting some sandbags for the tripods for anyone who wants to use them outside because they blow over easily. Other than that, a great buy!

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