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ElinchromDigital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC)
 
4.6

(based on 18 reviews)

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Pros

  • Durable (11)
  • Good power output (11)
  • Long-lasting (10)
  • Good color value (8)
  • Attach securely (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (11)
    • General purpose (9)
    • Outdoor events / games (8)
    • Low light (5)
    • Outdoors (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (7), Pro photographer (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Strobes

    Bought these for lighting arenas, and found they are great for general portraits too. I have found the units very strong and durable. Polycarbonate shell very durable. Short flash duration makes them ideal...Read complete review

    Bought these for lighting arenas, and found they are great for general portraits too. I have found the units very strong and durable. Polycarbonate shell very durable. Short flash duration makes them ideal for sports, 6 stop range makes them flexible enough for everything else.

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    Look before you buy

    I just bought a set of 600RX mono's and I do think they are kinda cheaply made. They look like they were make in the 70's. I definitely think Elinchrom needs a product...Read complete review

    I just bought a set of 600RX mono's and I do think they are kinda cheaply made. They look like they were make in the 70's. I definitely think Elinchrom needs a product design update, really. The Rotalux softboxes are one of the cheapest softboxes I have ever seen. The material is so thin I wonder if it will last on location shoots. Thank god for the 2 year warranty. I do like the concept of a foldable softbox that does not need to be taken apart like a profoto. Even though I like the concept it still takes a while to break down and set up. You have to give Elinchrom credit for giving you so much with a Rotolux softbox though. A nice carry bag, speedring and all the usual, as most other companies charge for the speedring and nice bag a la carte. They need to put more effort in to better quality materials.

    The light quality is really good though, smooth and consistent. I love the 1/10th stop control and the skyport power controls. Lots of features but quality needs to be a little better as far as materials go. I hope they work on the really outdated look in the future. I am sure people get turned off by the 70's look they have. People like a nice look, good looks help sales. All in all Elinchrom seems to have quality light from their products, but a bit like some other companies out there they go cheap on the materials and looks. I know when I look for a product I look for durability and quality. They have one and not the other. Profoto has both but their prices are outrageous and do nothing but rise continually. So C'mon Elinchrom your almost there.

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    5.0

    Terrific!

    By Fotog AZ

    from USA, AZ

    Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

    I always buy from B&H. Great advice and creative solutions from their sales staff when you call in. I've owned Elinchrom since 1995. All have worked perfectly. Zero failures. So reliable.

    Ordered 2 600 RX units. Perform flawlessly. I use with the Elinchrom wireless remotes to control from camera. Outdoors with no AC, I use a third party battery pack. Hundreds of full power shots.

    Highly recommended.

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    5.0

    So far, So good

    By Priscilla

    from New York

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

          Bought this for in-studio fashion shoots. Has a lot of power!! I almost bought the 1200watt, this is plenty for now.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Amazing Lights

          By MSP

          from Toronto, CA

          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 Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

            Great for everything. I use them for fashion, beauty and in studio. I just love them!!! And an amazing price!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Best mono strob

            By seenik

            from Corpus Christi,TX USA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Long-Lasting
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Special Events

              Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

              Best for wedding, light wt,good quality,
              fast recycle time. Works great with Power ST4 from Pocketwizard.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Always get the best if you can!

              By Braniffman

              from Miami, FL

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors

                Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                I use these babies for fashion shots, portraits and product, very powerful lights and well built, they have a cooling fan also!

                Great locking system to mount softboxes on them.
                Recycling time is great.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Awesome

                By ilmdb

                from Tampa, FL

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Low Light

                  Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                  This was my first professional lighting piece I bought and it was worth every penny. Works great, recycles quick, and the battery lasts a long time too!

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                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Worth every penny; don't over think it!

                  By adguy31

                  from Sacramento, CA

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Outdoors
                    • Special Events

                    Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                    These are great lights. I decided to upgrade from my Photogenic 1250DR Powerlights and I am ecstatic I spent the money to upgrade. These lights are fantastic, even in distribution and easy to use. My biggest complaint about the Photogenic lights is that the strobes were not always the same color temperature and consistent. NOT SO with the Elinchroms. These things are even and consistent and I will never buy anything but these lights.

                    FYI - I have had these for about 6 months before writing this review so I could really put them through the rigors of everyday shooting. No FAIL here.

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                    4.0

                    Love Elinchrom

                    By myKnight

                    from AL

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Long-Lasting
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors

                      Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                      Elinchrom spells quality. Great Product - requires AC and has a cooling fan which is not loud; however, having the Elinchrom Ranger RX system (Battery Operated) which does not have a fan - added some noise I was not use to. The added noise is a little higher than background noise - not loud for studio work - or back of Church.

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                      5.0

                      Elinchrom 600 RXs shooting D I Hockey

                      By Arctic Paul

                      from Alaska

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors
                        • Low Light
                        • Special Events

                        Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                        I purchased 4 Elinchrom 600 RXs to complement the 3 I already had. I mounted the Elinchroms about 50+ ft above the ice sheet. I placed 4 on the shooting side and 3 on the fill in side. Dialed up 4.6 on the lights at 640 ISO shooting with Canon 1D MK III. Great shots. Excellent recycle time though my finger was too quick a few times. Images are clean, saturated very easy to process. I've used the intial 3 and 4 others I manage thousands of times, sometimes 3,800 flashes thursday evening through Friday for basketball tournament

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                        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        I LOVE IT!!!!

                        By David

                        from Newburgh, IN

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Powerful

                        Cons

                        • NONE

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Indoors
                        • Outdoors
                        • Special Events

                        Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                        These are a great product. The only brand I will buy.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Get beautiful pictures...

                        By Angkor Pro Studio

                        from Stockton, CA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attach Securely
                        • Durable
                        • Powerful

                        Cons

                        • Couldn't find any yet

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Indoors
                        • Low Light
                        • Special Events

                        Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                        East instruction; only took me about half an hour to fully understood and got started; it is well made and beautiful equipment; I found it easy to connect to my Nikon D300 camera; I did not need to read any instruction this one; work smoothly and expectedly; highly recommended...

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                        4.0

                        Works great

                        By knp

                        from Bozeman, MT

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use
                          • Indoors

                          Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                          I use these on location and in my studio, work really well. I like the digital up or down power readout. Very powerful.

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                          (6 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          Look before you buy

                          By John

                          from Dallas, TX

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent
                          • Good light quality

                          Cons

                          • Flimsy
                          • Really outdated look

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                            I just bought a set of 600RX mono's and I do think they are kinda cheaply made. They look like they were make in the 70's. I definitely think Elinchrom needs a product design update, really. The Rotalux softboxes are one of the cheapest softboxes I have ever seen. The material is so thin I wonder if it will last on location shoots. Thank god for the 2 year warranty. I do like the concept of a foldable softbox that does not need to be taken apart like a profoto. Even though I like the concept it still takes a while to break down and set up. You have to give Elinchrom credit for giving you so much with a Rotolux softbox though. A nice carry bag, speedring and all the usual, as most other companies charge for the speedring and nice bag a la carte. They need to put more effort in to better quality materials.

                            The light quality is really good though, smooth and consistent. I love the 1/10th stop control and the skyport power controls. Lots of features but quality needs to be a little better as far as materials go. I hope they work on the really outdated look in the future. I am sure people get turned off by the 70's look they have. People like a nice look, good looks help sales. All in all Elinchrom seems to have quality light from their products, but a bit like some other companies out there they go cheap on the materials and looks. I know when I look for a product I look for durability and quality. They have one and not the other. Profoto has both but their prices are outrageous and do nothing but rise continually. So C'mon Elinchrom your almost there.

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Top notch lighting

                            By Pete

                            from NY

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Location
                              • Special Events
                              • Studio

                              Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                              This is very good lighting. solid construction easy to use. The defuesers and accessories are very easy to work with. The light is very consistant exposure to exposure. I have 3 now not a single issue.

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                              (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Great Monolight

                              By Fotogen

                              from Chicago, IL

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Faster Recycle time
                              • Shorter Flash Duration

                              Cons

                              • Can not remote control it

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors

                              Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                              I have been shooting with Elinchrom lights for a few years now. I recently purchased the 600 Rx for its higher W/s (than the 400 BX) as well as its low flash duration (For children photography, shorter flash duration certainly helps since they move so much). I am very happy with this light so far. It is very consistent in color temperature and flash power. In my opinion, dollar by dollar, Elinchrom mono lights are better than Profoto.

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                              (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Great Strobes

                              By Big D

                              from Denver, CO

                              About Me Professional

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Attach Securely
                              • Durable
                              • Good Color Value
                              • Long-Lasting
                              • Powerful
                              • Short Flash Duration

                              Cons

                              • Pricey Reflectors

                              Best Uses

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

                              Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                              Bought these for lighting arenas, and found they are great for general portraits too. I have found the units very strong and durable. Polycarbonate shell very durable. Short flash duration makes them ideal for sports, 6 stop range makes them flexible enough for everything else.

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                              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Fine Units

                              By Anonymous

                              from Undisclosed

                              Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                              The quality of light is impressive units, and the flash duration is surpassed by none. For sports arena lighting, these units can't be beat. Love Elinchrom wide array of reflector options.

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                              (9 of 49 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              2.0

                              Cheaply made

                              By Anonymous

                              from Undisclosed

                              Comments about Elinchrom Digital Style 600RX 600 Watt/Second Monolight (120VAC):

                              These units have a flimsy plastic housing that cracks easily. I've had a handle break off of one unit just by picking it up! Another cracked in half after falling off a table and landing on thick carpet. Elinchrom equipment is the most undependable flash equipment I have ever owned. I've had 5 Elin. Mono lights and one 2 head pack set-up, and all have given me problems. Photogenic, (I can hardly believe this myself) is a better system. My south Florida had 11 Photogenic monolights, 4 buffs and the above elinchroms. the Elinchroms were 95% of all the problems.

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