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Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC)

B&H # IMVC500LR Mfr # VC-500LR
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Product Highlights
  • 500 Ws
  • 7" Grid Reflector, Sync Cord, Power Cord
  • 120VAC

The Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight is a Strobe with features unusual in this price range, such as a 6 f/stop power range (full to 1/32) adjustable in 1/10 stop increments, fast recycling time (2.5 seconds @ full power), and fully adjustable modeling light level. A redesigned display gives you a large, very legible LCD read-out. The VC-500LR also offers minimal flash color shift when powering down (~200 K). In addition, it has a feature rarely found on a monolight: a Red Eye Reduction photocell sync, which allows you, when using both on-camera flash and the monolight, to set the monolight slave cell to ignore pre-exposure flashes from your on-camera flash. This light includes a mono to PC sync cord, 7" grid reflector, and modeling light.

Digital Readout
Flash power level is easily visible with the red LED readout on the rear of each unit.
Built-in Optical Slave
Fire the main light from your camera, and the other monolight "sees" the light from the first one and fires instantaneously.
Adjustable Modeling Light
The 250 watt modeling light has a separate adjustment switch that allows you to choose between off, full-on, or ratio-to-flash level.
Compatible With Bowens Reflectors
Choose from a large assortment of Bowens reflectors and accessories. The reflector mount is the same.
Safety
Safety features like fan-cooling, an overheat warning buzzer, and 6 amp fuse help to protect your investment and prolong the life of the equipment. The low 5VDC sync voltage protects your camera's delicate circuitry.
Maximum Watt/Seconds 500
Guide Number 255' (78 m) @ ISO 100 (full power with reflector)
Recycle Time 2.5 sec @ max power, 1 sec @ min power
Flash Duration 1/800 sec @ maximum power 1/1200 sec @ minimum power
Flash Variability Full to 1/32 power (6 stops) in 1/10 stop increments
User Replaceable Flashtube Yes (LR9901YSP1H)
Changeable Reflector Yes: Bowen-style tabs, spring release
Modeling Light Wattage 250
Voltage Stabilization Yes
Flash Ready Indicator LED, switchable audible beep
Operating Voltage 110-120VAC 60Hz
Built-in Slave Cell Yes
Circuit Protection 6A fuse
Fan Cooled Yes
Auto Dump Yes
Dimensions 12.6 x 5 x 5" (32 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm) without reflector
Weight 6.2 lbs (2.8 kg)
Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC)
  • 7" Grid Reflector, Flashtube, Modeling Light & Power Cord
  • Mono to PC Sync Cord
  • Instruction Manual
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    ImpactVC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC)
     
    5.0

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        5.0

        Wonderful

        By Shaun Rambaran

        from Trinidad

        About Me Pro Photographer

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          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Low Light
            • Night Time
            • Portraits

            Comments about Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC):

            Wonderful light.Very easy to use; I love the analog control for flash output rather than digging up in digital menus.So far it seems to have a reasonably short flash duration so no motion blurred photographs in my last bunch of portraits. Certainly a shorter flash duration than the Impact 400WS.Recycling is decent.Great product for its price! Buy it!

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            5.0

            GREAT LIGHT

            By THORCAT

            from NY NY

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors
              • Portraits
              • Special Events

              Comments about Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC):

              EASY TO SET UP AND START USING

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              5.0

              Great Price

              By Dory

              from Wilkesboro N.C.

              About Me Pro Photographer

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              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Lightweight
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC):

                For the money it cant be beat it preforms as it should. This light has lots of value for the price. Time will be the true factor on the value of this light ? But for now we are happy.

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                5.0

                Ba-da-bing!

                By Jillopy

                from missouri

                About Me Casual Photographer

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                    • General Use
                    • Indoors

                    Comments about Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC):

                    I bought this house brand 3 years ago, so I am VERY impressed with the newer/easier to use features. The display panel icons are key to someone like me that is slow. (: [...]

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                    5.0

                    Excellent product for the priçe

                    By Yocarlosyo

                    from Mexico

                    About Me Semi-Professional

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC):

                      I use tris monolight with the dynalite xp1100 on location and works great!!!!!!

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