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Bowens XMT500 TTL Battery Powered 500Ws Monolight

BH #BOBW5400 • MFR #BW-5400US
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Bowens XMT500 TTL Battery Powered 500Ws Monolight
Key Features
  • Optional Canon, Nikon, Sony TTL
  • Built-In Receiver: 32 Channels, 5 Groups
  • 500 Full Power Flashes on Li-Ion Battery
  • 0.01 - 2.0 Second Recycle Time
The XMT500 TTL Monolight from Bowens is a wise choice for photographers on the road especially those shooting without access to AC power. The XMT500 runs on a removable, rechargeable Li-ion battery that gets 500 full power flashes on a 4-hour charge. And being battery-powered doesn't hinder its performance; the fan-cooled flash head recycles to full power in just 2 seconds, fast enough to rival AC-only units. The XMT500's 10W LED modeling lamp is designed to tax its battery minimally. The XMT500 has a built-in 2.4GHz receiver and supports Canon, Nikon, or Sony TTL triggering and exposure control at distances up to 260' with the separate purchase of a TTL transmitter. It controls most of the flash head's functions such as its 9-stop power range (2 - 500Ws) when shooting manually and +/- 3 stops of wireless TTL exposure compensation. Other controllable functions include sync delay from 0.01-30 seconds, 100-flash strobe bursts and High Speed Sync up to 1/8000 second.
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Bowens XMT500 Overview

The XMT500 TTL Monolight from Bowens is a wise choice for photographers on the road especially those shooting without access to AC power. The XMT500 runs on a removable, rechargeable Li-ion battery that gets 500 full power flashes on a 4-hour charge. And being battery-powered doesn't hinder its performance; the fan-cooled flash head recycles to full power in just 2 seconds, fast enough to rival AC-only units. The XMT500's 10W LED modeling lamp is designed to tax its battery minimally. The XMT500 has a built-in 2.4GHz receiver and supports Canon, Nikon, or Sony TTL triggering and exposure control at distances up to 260' with the separate purchase of a TTL transmitter. It controls most of the flash head's functions such as its 9-stop power range (2 - 500Ws) when shooting manually and +/- 3 stops of wireless TTL exposure compensation. Other controllable functions include sync delay from 0.01-30 seconds, 100-flash strobe bursts and High Speed Sync up to 1/8000 second.

Bowens XMT500 Specs

Key Specs
Power Control
9-Stop Range
Recycle Time
0.01 to 2.0 Sec
Color Temperature
5600K +/- 300K
Recycle Time
0.01 to 2.0 Sec
Color Temperature
5600K +/- 300K
Modeling Light
Control Modes
Free Set, Off
Wireless Frequency
2.4 GHz
Flash Duration
1/10,309 Sec
Sync Speed
1/1/8000 Sec (High-Speed)
Sync Voltage
5 V
Delay Range
0.01 to 30 Sec
Auto Dump
Yes
Packaging Info
Package Weight
15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.2 x 15.5 x 7.5"

Bowens XMT500 Reviews

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Will this item be restocked? Or will it be ...

Will this item be restocked? Or will it be replaced in the future?
Asked by: Ken
Bowens went out of business a couple years ago. They are gone.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-12-01

can I charge with European 220 volts?

can I charge with European 220 volts?
Asked by: Austin
The charger is multi voltage.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-04-17

I want replace bowens xmt flash tube, please help ...

I want replace bowens xmt flash tube, please help me
Asked by: khuong
The replacement flash tube would be the Photogenic Bowens-Type FT750 Clear Flash Tube for Travelite, Esprit & Gemini B&H # PHFT750CLR. https://bhpho.to/2FUbHmY
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-04-05

Can I use the Bowens XMTR Flash Trigger with ...

Can I use the Bowens XMTR Flash Trigger with these lights?
Asked by: Bernadette
Yes, these lights are compatible with the Bowens XMTR trigger.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-04-05

Can I buy an extra battery and charger for this ...

Can I buy an extra battery and charger for this kit?
Asked by: Bernadette
We do offer the Battery, linked here > https://bhpho.to/2FJXSaz but we do not offer the charger
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2019-04-02

any warranty ???

any warranty ???
Asked by: haim
The warranty on this unit is covered through Manfrotto for 2 years.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-02-01

any sync cord or hot shoe option ?

any sync cord or hot shoe option ?
Asked by: haim
You can either use a sync cord like the Hama Sync Cord Mini to Male PC (16') B&H # HAMPC15 or Bowens XMSR Flash Trigger B&H # BOBW5190 to trigger this monolight. https://bhpho.to/2sOSFZV https://bhpho.to/2sOSFZV
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-06-14

Can you use other flash triggers (like Canon) to ...

Can you use other flash triggers (like Canon) to operate and control these lights instead of the Bowens XMTRC?
Asked by: Michael
Unfortunately, Canon does not manufacture radio wireless transmitters/receivers that are compatible with studio strobe lighting. As the Bowens XMT500 TTL Battery Powered 500Ws Monolights in the above kit do have built-in optical slaves, if you are using a Canon flash set to manual mode, then the optical slave on the XMT500 TTL Battery Powered 500Ws Monolights will trigger the flash unit when they see the output from your Canon flash. (This will not work when using E-TTL II automatic flash exposure or using pre-flashes). If you have third-party radio wireless transmitters/receivers/transceivers, the Bowens XMT500 TTL Battery Powered 500Ws Monolights do have a 1/8" (3.5mm) miniphone sync terminal on the bottom of the monolight, so you can connect your wireless radio receivers/transceivers to the monolight for wireless triggering needs. However, do note you will have to set the flash output manually. The only remote that will allow you to adjust the monolights' flash output wirelessly from the radio transmitter remote would be to use the Bowens XMTR* flash trigger or the Bowens XMSR Flash Trigger for your usage needs.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2018-11-08
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