Photogenic Matrix MCD400R Monolight with Ion Inverter, Beauty Dish, Grid, and Stand

Photogenic Matrix MCD400R Monolight with Ion Inverter, Beauty Dish, Grid, and Stand

Photogenic Matrix MCD400R Monolight with Ion Inverter, Beauty Dish, Grid, and Stand

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Photogenic Matrix MCD400R Monolight with Ion Inverter, Beauty Dish, Grid, and Stand

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  • Matrix MCD400R 400Ws Monolight
  • Ion Lithium-Ion Sine Wave Inverter
  • 22" White Beauty Dish
  • Honeycomb Grid for Beauty Dish
  • 7' Light Stand
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Photogenic MCD400R overview

  • 1Description

The Matrix MCD400R Monolight with Ion Inverter, Beauty Dish, Grid, and Stand from Photogenic is a great way to take studio quality lighting on the road in situations that don't offer access to AC power. The kit includes the 400Ws AC-powered Matrix MCD400R monolight with integrated receiver and wireless transmitter. A lightweight 3.5 lb Ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter with battery is included to let you use the MCD400R without AC power. The kit is rounded out by a 22" White Beauty Dish for distinctive lighting with a honeycomb grid to control the beam spread of the dish. It's supported by the kit's 7' light stand.

  • Matrix MCD400R 400Ws Monolight with Transmitter

    The Matrix MCD400R 400Ws Monolight with Transmitter from Photogenic offers speed, lightweight, and core and convenience features usually found in flash heads twice its price.

    The 400Ws Matrix recycles to full power in a fast 1.7 seconds with short flash durations that capture even the most fleeting gestures. Power is variable over 6 stops from 1/32 to full power, adjustable on the flash head's digital display in 1/10 stop increments. The bright 150W modeling light can be set to proportional to let you pre-visualize your final shot, a great benefit especially when using multiple light setups. The MCD400R's UV-corrected, user-replaceable flash tube ensures accurate rendition of colors right down to the subtlest of hues. The lifetimes of both the flashtube and modeling lamp are lengthened by the fan cooling in the high-impact polymer head.

    The MCD400R comes with a 12' sync cord, but its integrated radio receiver allows wireless triggering even through walls and other obstacles using the included transmitter. Convenience features include soft push button back panel control and a ratcheting tilt handle that ensures precise, secure placement of your flash head. The Matrix MCD400R comes with a 7" reflector and is compatible with a wide range of optional accessories including grids, snoots, parabolic reflectors, softboxes, and umbrellas.

    Flash power control range of 5 stops from 1/32 to full power in 1/10 stop increments
    Preflash sync capable
    User-replaceable UV corrected flashtube
    Fan-cooled, high impact housing
    Integrated wireless radio receiver and remote transmitter
    Optical slave with on/off control
    Easy to read digital control panel
    Overheat/overcharge protection
    Audible on/off flash indicator
    Digital flash and modeling lamp power display
    Convenient ratchet-handle tilt adjustment
    Low noise, high performance fan to keep the flash head's electronics cool, lengthening the flash tube and modeling light lifespans
    UPC: 689670194563
  • Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System

    The Photogenic Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System allows you to take your studio strobes on the road or off the road without electricity and without noisy generators or bulky old-style inverters. Weighing in at only 3.5 lb including its battery, the Ion measures only 7.5 x 4.4 x 3.3" but is able to deliver hundreds or even thousands of full power flashes depending on the flash head in use. For example, Photogenic's 1,000W/s PL1000DR gets 300 full power flashes on a fully charged battery while their AKC160 will get a whopping 2,050 flashes from the same battery. Of course, you can double or triple your capacity by simply purchasing extra batteries which can be charged apart from the inverter. Extra chargers are available to charge more than 1 battery concurrently.

    Convenience features include a USB port to power computers and other electronic devices and an LED "fuel gauge" that allows you to check on remaining power at a glance. The system includes the ION Inverter, battery, charger, light stand clamp and strap.

    Note: flash capacity specs are based on Photogenic flash heads but other brands of flash heads may be used with the inverter. Power input is 100 to 265VAC, 50/60Hz but output is 120V only.

    For complete specs on the items included in this system please click on the links below:

    ION Inverter Module


    ION Battery
    ION Charger
    ION Multi-Clamp
    ION Strap

    UPC: 689670192538
  • MCD 22" White Beauty Dish for Matrix MCD400R Monolight

    Take your portraits to the next level by embracing the soft, yet crisp light provided by the MCD 22" White Beauty Dish from Photogenic, designed for use with the Matrix MCD400R monolight. The white beauty dish will diffuse the light and soften shadows while creating natural round catchlights in your subject's eyes. Additionally, it can accept an optional diffuser or honeycomb grid.

    UPC: 689670195423
  • Honeycomb Grid for MCD 22" Beauty Dish

    Limit light spill and control the width of your light's beam with this Honeycomb Grid from Photogenic, which is designed specifically for use with the MCD 22" Beauty Dish.

    UPC: 689670195447
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Reflector (7")
  • Flash Tube
  • Modeling Lamp (150W)
  • Remote Transmitter
  • Protective Bulb Cover
  • Power Cord (12')
  • Sync Cord (12')
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter Module without Battery
  • Lithium-ion Battery for ION Inverter
  • Battery Charger for ION Inverter
  • Multi-Clamp for ION Inverter
  • Strap for ION Inverter
  • Limited 30-Day Warranty
  • Limited 30-Day Warranty

Also Includes

  • 7' Light Stand
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Photogenic MCD400R specs

  • Matrix MCD400R 400Ws Monolight with Transmitter
    Maximum Watt/Seconds 400 Ws
    Guide Number 160 @ 10' (3.0 m), ISO 100 with reflector, 80 with no reflector
    Recycle Time 1.7 sec @ max. power
    0.4 sec @ min. power
    Flash Duration Not specified by manufacturer
    Flash Variability 6.0 stops, full to 1/32 power in 1/10 stop increments
    User Replaceable Flashtube Yes
    Changeable Reflector Yes
    Modeling Light 150 W
    Voltage Stabilization Yes
    Material High impact polymer
    Operating Voltage 100-130 VAC, 60 Hz
    Flash Ready Indicator Ready light, switchable audible
    Sync Voltage 4.5 V
    Triggering Built-in radio 16-channel receiver and Photocell
    Fan Cooled Yes
    Auto Dump Yes
    Mount 5/8" (16 mm) female
    Dimensions 15.5 x 9.5 x 7.0" (39.4 x 24 x 17.8 cm) with reflector
    Weight 4.0 lb (1.8 kg)
  • Ion Lithium-ion Pure Sine Wave Inverter System
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    Construction High-impact ABS-PC
    Waveform Type Pure sine wave
    Power Output 120W Maximum continuous power
    USB: 5VDC, 500mA
    Output Voltage 120VAC +/-3%, 60Hz
    Outlets 2x 3-Prong 120V female sockets
    1x 0.5A USB port
    Dimensions 7.5 x 4.4 x 3.3" (19 x 11.2 x 8.4 cm)
    Weight 3.5 lb (1.58 kg) including battery
    Battery
    Type LiCox NiyMnzO2 Lithium-ion
    Power Volt/Amp-hour: 14.8V / 8.8Ah
    Watt-hours (energy): 130
    Current: 30ADC Peak / 15ADC average
    Cutoff Voltage: 12VDC
    Protection Circuits Overload, over temperature, overcharge/discharge, over current, short circuit
    Flashes per Charge Photogenic monolights @ full power
    AKC160 160W/s: 2,050 with 1.3 sec. recycling
    AKC320 320W/s: 1,200 with 2.8 sec. recycling
    PL625DR 250W/s 900 with 1.8 with sec. recycling
    PL1250 500W/s 430 with 4.5 sec. recycling
    PL1250DR 500W/s 500 with 3.8 sec. recycling
    PL2500DR 1000W/s 360 with 7.5 sec. recycling
    PL500DR 500W/s 570 with 3.8 sec. recycling
    PL1000DR 1000W/s 300 with 5.5 sec. recycling
    Cooling Fan Yes
    Dimensions 6.0 x 4.4 x 1.8" (15.2 x 1.2 x 4.6 cm)
    Weight Battery only: 2.0 lb (0.9 kg)
    Charger
    Power Input range: 100 to 265VAC, 50/60Hz
    Max. output: 16.8VDC / 3A
    Charging time: 3.0 to 4.0 hours
    Full charge voltage from charger: 16.8VDC
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.8 x 8.6 x 6.4"
  • MCD 22" White Beauty Dish for Matrix MCD400R Monolight
    Interior White
    Size 22" / 55.9 cm
  • Honeycomb Grid for MCD 22" Beauty Dish
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 23.0 x 22.9 x 1.2"

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