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Impact VC-500LR Digital Monolight (120VAC)

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

You Pay: $359.95

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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 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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