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PhotogenicIon Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System
 
4.4

(based on 10 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (5)
  • Good power output (4)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (7)
  • Indoors (4)
  • General purpose (3)
  • Portraits (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect!

This is exactly what I was looking for.

It provides a fair amount of power via two, standard three-prong plugs that any US light could plug into, but at a...Read complete review

This is exactly what I was looking for.

It provides a fair amount of power via two, standard three-prong plugs that any US light could plug into, but at a reasonable price.

On full power, my 500 WS Impact strobe got about 200 blasts, which was just enough to finish the set up.

It takes a few hours to charge, so be sure to plug it in overnight before your shoot.

Get it. It will give you a new ability.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

It's ok I guess

Since this is my first time ever using this type of product, it's really hard for me to compare it to its peers. It recharges really fast, and it's pretty straight forward to...Read complete review

Since this is my first time ever using this type of product, it's really hard for me to compare it to its peers. It recharges really fast, and it's pretty straight forward to use. I use it with a Photogenic PL1500 and the recycle time is "sort of" slow to me compared to a wall plug in but this combo is so much better than using a shoe mount flash on a stand. The stand clamp and strap are very useful.

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5.0

A Must Have...

By pjcpixtkr

from Croton on Hudson, NY

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attaches Securely
  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors
    • Low Light
    • Night Time
    • Outdoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

    Bought it for an outdoor portrait shoot, it made life very easy....used it in some NYC lofts I shot and it saved additional retouching....I'm a very happy photographer!

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    2.0

    Skeptic

    By Steve

    from Toledo, Ohio

    Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

    Charged it, plugged in 2 elinchrom brx500. Machines went haywire. Cycled through: flicker/on/flash/flicker. Brand new, first use. I'm not sure if it was the issue, but grabbed a long extension cord and plugged in the lights to a hardwire source, worked perfect.

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    4.0

    Works great, cheapest I could find

    By SG Millet

    from New York

    Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

    Works great. I power two Elinchrom d-lites with this power supply. My only complaint is the unit I purchased seems to have been used previously to my purchase. The seal was broken and the tape on the battery connections was removed. Either way it works as advertised and is hundreds of dollars cheaper then competitors.

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    5.0

    A life saver!

    By PEGmeister

    from West Brookfield, MA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Outdoors
      • Special Events

      Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

      Though Photogenic promots this power source for photography flash uses, we use this to power IP video transmission on live shoots for our cable access station. That spells freedom from cords and crowd hassards.

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      • No

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      5.0

      packs a punch

      By cooks books

      from phila pa

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Outdoors

        Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

        opens new doors

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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Photogenic ION

        By Pravin

        from Mississauga.on

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

          Great for outdoor use with photogenic strobe light.
          portability.
          No need for electric power.
          Can not use modelling light.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Just what I needed

          By Tahcoboy

          from El Paso, TX

          Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

          I had looked around for portable power and came upon this one and I have to say it works amazing with my strobe, and just what the doctor ordered as I am constantly doing on location shoots. USB did not charge my cell phone as some YouTube reviews claimed it would, not a big deal but only thing I found wrong with it.

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          3.0

          It's ok I guess

          By Filmpoet

          from Atlanta, GA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Fast Charge
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoors
            • Portraits

            Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

            Since this is my first time ever using this type of product, it's really hard for me to compare it to its peers. It recharges really fast, and it's pretty straight forward to use. I use it with a Photogenic PL1500 and the recycle time is "sort of" slow to me compared to a wall plug in but this combo is so much better than using a shoe mount flash on a stand. The stand clamp and strap are very useful.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great product!

            By Just Me

            from Whittier, Ca

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Convenient
            • Portable
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors
              • Outdoors

              Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

              I was able to shoot in a room where there were no 3 prong outlets.

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              • No

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect!

              By Shaun of the Dead

              from Trinidad

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System:

                  This is exactly what I was looking for.

                  It provides a fair amount of power via two, standard three-prong plugs that any US light could plug into, but at a reasonable price.

                  On full power, my 500 WS Impact strobe got about 200 blasts, which was just enough to finish the set up.

                  It takes a few hours to charge, so be sure to plug it in overnight before your shoot.

                  Get it. It will give you a new ability.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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