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Hensel Expert D 500 Monolight

B&H # HEED500 MFR # 8350
Hensel Expert D 500 Monolight

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Product Highlights

  • 500W/s, Recycling: 0.1 - 0.8 sec
  • 110-240 VAC
  • Flash Duration 1/5800 sec @ Min. Power
  • Built-in Handle
  • Built-in Radio Remote
  • 7 Segment Performance Indicator
  • Fan-Cooled, Multi-voltage
  • Low Sync Voltage
  • Quick Change Reflector
  • USB Update Port
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You Pay: $1,259.00

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The Hensel Expert D 500 Monolight has the flexibility, control and power photographers require for commercial, portrait, wedding or industrial work.

And the Expert has brains as well as brawn. Backing up an impressive 500W/s of power are convenience features that elevate it from being just another flash head to a professional lighting tool. But what good is power if you can't deliver it when it’s needed. The Expert D 500 recycles in a lightening 0.1 – 0.8 sec. And it does it at flash durations as short as 1/5800 sec., so that every fleeting gesture is frozen in a dance performance, for example. And what’s power without proportion? The Expert D 500 offers a 8 f/stop range, down to 1/32 power in 0.1 stop increments, which makes it perfect for photographers using digital cameras. Forget about that tangle of sync cords, too. The ultra-compatible Expert D 500 features Profoto Air radio, Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus and FREEMASK receivers. Just add an optional transmitter or transceiver from any of these systems for wireless triggering.

Finally, the Expert D 500 is a multi-voltage monolight, which makes it useable almost anywhere in the world that has electricity.

  • Housing made of aluminum drawn profile with metal side panels
  • Multi-voltage (110 - 240 VAC) high-performance mains switch
  • Extremely fast flash recycle times
  • Extremely short flash durations
  • Extra compact pan-tilt support with integrated umbrella holder, can be positioned or removed
  • The pan-tilt support can be positioned on top or on the bottom of the unit
  • Hinged handle bar made of aluminum: carrying and safe handling in one
  • Integrated Profoto Air radio, Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus and FREEMASK receiver, switchable
  • Radio remote functions: output adjustment, triggering, modeling light, standby. Full remote control with above systems
  • Integrated radio antenna for optimum protection
  • Automatic energy saving mode for modeling light
  • Pluggable flash tube for easy replacement
  • Front panel with active back-lighting
  • Output adjustment in 1/10 f/stop increments
  • Performance adjustment range of 6 f/stops
  • Large 7-segment performance indicator
  • Digital rotary switch with notch stop, without arrester
  • Active cooling due to extremely quiet fan
  • Quick-change system for reflectors with EH 3.9" (10 cm) connector
  • USB port for software updates
  • Durable foil surface with real push-buttons for tactile feel
  • Hensel continuity - name and position of switches and control units are generally the same from model to model
  • APD, internal power reduction when reducing power output
  • Built-in photocell, switchable
  • Synchronous socket for standard cord 1/4" (6.3 mm)
  • Test button for manual test firing
  • Very low synchronous voltage protects digital cameras
  • Mains socket at bottom of unit for optimum cable guidance
  • Thermal monitoring of performance electronics
  • Maximum Watt/Seconds 500
    Recycle Time 0.1 sec @ minimum power
    0.8 sec @ full power
    Flash Duration (t 0.5) 1/5800 sec. at minimum power
    Flash Variability 8 f/stops
    Full to 1/32 power
    User Replaceable Flashtube Yes
    Changeable Reflector Yes
    Modeling Light Wattage 300W
    Voltage Stabilization Yes
    Flash Ready Indicator Ready lamp, switchable Flash Check
    Operating Voltage 110 - 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Sync Voltage Not specified by manufacturer
    Built-in Slave Cell Yes, optical and radio
    Circuit Protection Fuse
    Fan Cooled Yes
    Auto Dump Yes
    Dimensions 13.8 x 7.7 x 5.1" (35 x 19.7 x 13.1 cm)
    Weight 7.5 lb (3.4 kg)
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