The Elinchrom BRX 500 Monolight is packed with professional and convenience features you'd expect from a company of Elinchrom's caliber. Forget about tripping over PC cords. Although this head accepts one, it also has a built-in EL-Skyport Receiver with eight frequency channels that can handle four distinct groups of flashes. The optional transmitter not only allows you to trigger your flash at distances up to 393' but gives you control of power, on/off, modeling light functions and Speed Sync activation. Free software for Mac and PC computers is available with the transmitter, adding additional features such as Flash-Delay for strobing effects. Add an optional USB Wi-Fi module for computer control. You can even use specially designed apps that allow full remote control via your for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
The BRX 500 offers very fast recycling rates of 0.34- 1.45 seconds @ 115V with action-stopping flash durations of 1/1,558 sec. The auto-sensing, multi-voltage BRX 500 recognizes any AC power source from 90-260VAC, allowing you to use it anywhere in the world. Note: The head ships with a 115V modeling lamp. Swap it out for use in a nominal 230V environment.
|Guide Number||f/90 @ 3.3' (1.0 m) @ ISO 100, with 48° reflector|
115V: 1.45 sec @ full power, 0.34 sec @ min power
230V: 1.13 sec @ full power, 0.36 sec @ min power
Full power @ t0.5: 1/1,558 sec.
1/2 Power @ t0.5: 1/1,395 sec.
|Flash Variability||5.0 f/stops: 1/16 - 1/1 (31 - 500W/s)|
|User Replaceable Flashtube||Yes|
|Modeling Light Wattage||100W|
|Voltage Stabilization||Yes, +/- 0.5%|
|Flash Ready Indicator||Ready light, Switchable audible beep, dimming while recycling|
|Operating Voltage||90-260VAC, 50/60Hz|
Sync cord, optical slave, built-in Skyport receiver
Receiver range: up to 393' (120 m) outdoors, 131' (40 m) indoors
|Dimensions||10.24 x 7.5 x 5.5" (26 x 19 x 14 cm)|
|Weight||5.5 lb (2.5 kg)|