Hensel Porty L 1200 LED Kit with 1 Flash Head

Hensel Porty L 1200 LED Kit with 1 Flash Head

Hensel Porty L 1200 LED Kit with 1 Flash Head

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Hensel Porty L 1200 LED Kit with 1 Flash Head

Hensel Porty L 1200 LED Kit with 1 Flash Head

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  • Porty L 1200 w/ Standard Lithium Battery
  • EH Mini P LED Speed Head
  • Flash Head Cable
  • Strobe Wizard Plus Transmitter
  • Quick Charger
  • 7" Reflector
  • Alu Stand III
  • Wheeled Softbag VII
  • App for iOS and Android
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Hensel Porty L 1200 overview

  • 1Description

The Porty L 1200 LED Kit with 1 Flash Head from Hensel is a comprehensive kit aimed at giving you wireless performance and studio quality light on the road. The included Porty L 1200 with standard lithium battery is wireless remote capable via the kit's Strobe Wizard Plus Transmitter that can trigger the pack at distances of 131'. The kit also includes an EH Mini P LED Speed Head with head cable and reflector, a 6.9' light stand, and a wheeled Softbag VII to store and transport it all.

  • Porty L 1200 Power Pack

    The evolution of Lithium battery technology has enabled the production of the Hensel Porty L 1200 Power Pack. Used with a Speed Flash Head this 1200W/s power pack will provide a flash duration of 1/2500 second at full power, and a blistering 1/8100 second at minimum power with recycle times as short as 0.2 seconds. Digital processing ensures consistent power output hour after hour, day after day. The L 1200 distributes power to your flash heads symmetrically or asymmetrically in 1/10 stop increments over a 7 stop range, displayed on its bright 7-segment performance indicator. Although you can go "old school" and fire the Porty via a 1/4" phono plug sync cord or its built-in optical slave, going wireless is a better way. The L 1200 makes it easy with built-in Profoto Air, Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus and Freemask receivers.

    The optional transformer/quick charger is multi-voltage, auto-sensing. Besides charging the battery, it can be used as an AC power supply when set to slow recycle mode.

    Higher Performance through Lithium Technology
    Lithium technology has allowed Hensel to re-engineer the Porty for today's photographer:
  • Faster, smaller, lighter, but with stronger output performance than units with lead-gel cell battery
  • Only 13.5 lb (6.12 kg) total weight but 1200W/s output
  • Extremely fast flash recycle times from 0.2 sec.
  • Extremely short flash duration up to 1/8100 sec (with Speed Head)
  • Choice of symmetric or asymmetric power distribution via the "A" or "B" socket
  • Individual settings in 1/10 f-stop increments
  • Output range of 7 f-stops
  • Remote Control
    Integrated Profoto Air radio, Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus and Freemask receivers. Switchable radio remote functions: output adjustment, triggering, modeling light, standby. Full remote control with both systems, manufacturer compatible.
  • Integrated radio antenna for optimum protection
  • Structural and Convenience Features
  • Metal housing with sturdy, protective rubber profile
  • Large 7-segment performance indicator
  • Special ergonomic handle bar for carrying, with integrated spare fuses
  • Optional use of AC mains switch drawer instead of power pack
  • Connector socket for round plugs / Hensel Porty connector and Pro Mini / 20-pol. long plug via adapter
  • USB port for software updates
  • Durable foil surface with "real" push-buttons and clearly detectable imprint around the push-buttons. Optimized for your sense of touch
  • Name and position of switches and control units are generally the same as previous generation
  • APD, internal power reduction when reducing power output
  • Synchronous socket for standard cord 1/4" (6.3 mm) phono plug
  • Very low synchronous voltage protects digital cameras
  • Thermal monitoring of performance electronics
  • EH Mini P LED Speed Flash Head

    This Hensel EH Mini P LED Speed Flash Head is a compact flash head with a sturdy metal housing and tilting mount that's designed to work with Porty L power packs. The flash is called "Speed" to illustrate its ability to provide action-freezing flash durations as short as 1/8100 sec. at minimum power. The 1,200W capacity 7.5 x 5.0 x 6.3" head is reduced in size from previous versions of Porty heads and weighs in at 3.8 lb. Its matte glass dome protects the user-replaceable flash tube while fan cooling lengthens its lifetime and protects the head's electronics from overheating.

    The EH Mini P LED Speed P replaces the original 60W halogen lamp with an on/off switchable 6,000K LED modeling lamp that not only draws very little power from the Porty's battery but outputs the equivalent of a 300W tungsten lamp. The EH Mini comes with a detachable 16.4' head cable that can be replaced with 23 and 33' versions and is compatible with Hensel's quick-change reflector system.

    Short Flash Duration
    Short flash duration down to 1/8100 sec.
    Reflector Compatibility
    Reflectors can be attached at any angle and simply locked into place with the snap of one lever
    Sturdy Construction
    Sturdy metal housing with integrated tilt bracket, universal umbrella holder and handle
    User Replaceable Flashtube
    No tools are needed to replace flashtube
    Protective Glass Dome
  • Surrounds the flashtube for an added margin of safety
  • Optional domes available
  • Easy to Control
    Built-in handle provided for panning, swiveling and carrying
  • EH Mini Flash Head Cable with Round Connectors (5 m)

    The EH Mini Flash Head Cable from Hensel is five meters long and is designed for flash generators with round sockets. It features a 90° round head coupling and straight round connectors for the Porty and Nova flash generators. It is made in Germany.

  • Strobe Wizard Plus Remote Control Transmitter

    The Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus Radio Slave System combines radio triggering, model light activation, and flash power control into one single compact device (with Hensel strobes that support these features).

    The availability of 3 channels prevents interference between different work groups within the same studio. On channel #4 (master channel) all devices can be controlled simultaneously, regardless of the channel they are set to. In addition, this improved Plus version has a maximum sync speed of 1/250th.

    The transmitter is small, light and easily mounts into a hot shoe. In addition, it also comes supplied with a short sync cord (sub-mini connection) for PC sync connection.

    Note: The Plus version can only be operated with an external Strobe Wizard Plus receiver (#3951), or with internal receivers build into Integra Plus monolights having a flash arrow printed on the dialer for flash setting. Also works with the built-in receiver of the Porty Premium Plus (#4954), not with the Porty Premium AS/RC (#4953).

    This system supports the possibility of remotely adjusting flash power and activating the modeling light via the Up/Down buttons on heads equipped with built-in receivers.
    A maximum sync speed of 1/250th second allows for shorter flash durations.
    Protected by a solid plastic housing.
    A low sync voltage makes it ideally suited for digital cameras.
    Receiver has 1/4" (6.3mm) phone plug.
  • Quick Charger for Porty L 600, L 1200, Power Max L Lithium Batteries

    The Hensel Quick Charger for Porty L 600, L 1200 and Power Max L Lithium Batteries recharges the Lithium-ion battery that powers the Porty L 600, L 1200 portable generators as well as the Max L power inverter. The multi-voltage charger can provide an 80% charge to the battery in 50 minutes.

  • 7" Grid Reflector for Hensel

    This is a reflector that will fit all Hensel flash heads. It can accept round, 7" grid spots by Hensel, or Delta, without any other attachments to add.

  • Alu Stand III Light Stand (6.9')

    This is a Hensel Alu III Stand. It rises to a maximum height of 6.9', has a black finish, and is compact when folded (28.7") for easy transport and storage.

    Aluminum alloy construction
    Three riser sections
  • Softbag VII De Luxe (Black)

    The black Softbag VII De Luxe from Hensel is a bag designed to carry a Hensel lighting kit with a pack and two heads plus accessories. It has adjustable dividers that can make three compartments. In the cover there is a net pocket for storage of small parts; on the outside of the bag there is a large pocket for accessories. The bag is transported by dual straps with overlapping grip, pull handle opposite the wheels and in-line skate wheels.

    Adjustable dividers partition the bag into three internal compartments
    • Large front pocket for accessories
    • Interior lid mesh pocket for storage of small parts
    Carrying options
    • Dual straps with overlapping grip
    • Pull handle opposite wheels
    • In-line skate wheels
    Compatible with Hensel power pack with two heads and accessories
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Battery Pack for the Porty L 600, L 1200 and Power Max L
  • Softbag for Porty L 600, L 1200 and Power Max L Lithium-ion Packs
  • Sync Cord
  • 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • PX28 (544L) 6v Lithium Battery
  • Short Sync Cord (Sub-Mini)
  • 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • 1-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Porty L 1200 Power Pack
    Maximum Watt/Seconds 1200
    Guide Number Depends on head in use
    Recycle Time 0.2 sec @ min. power, 2.1 sec @ max. power
    Flash Duration With Speed Head: 1/8100 sec (t0.5) @ min. power
    Flash Variability 7 f/stops in 1/10 or full f/stop increments, digital control
    Voltage Stabilization Yes, ± 0.3%
    Distribution Symmetrical / Asymmetrical
    Head Outlets 2
    Flash Ready Indicator Switchable Audible indication
    Operating Voltage Pack: 12 VDC
    Transformer / Charger: 100 - 240V AC
    Built-in Slave Cell Optical, plus Profoto Air, Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus and Freemask radio
    Circuit Protection Yes
    Fan Cooled No
    Auto Dump Yes
    Number of Flashes @ Full Power 210 @ full power
    Battery Charge Time 50 minutes to 80% charge
    Dimensions 8.9 x 7.8 x 8" (19.8 x 22.5 x 21.5 cm)
    Weight 13.5 lb (6.12 kg) with battery
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.9 x 12.0 x 11.9"
  • EH Mini P LED Speed Flash Head
    Maximum Watt/Seconds 1,200
    User Replaceable Flashtube Yes
    Changeable Reflector Yes
    Circuit Protection Fuse
    Cable Length 16.4' (5.0 m)
    Modeling Light Wattage 40 W LED
    Modeling Light On/Off Switch Yes
    Protective Glass Dome Yes
    Fan Cooled Yes
    Compatibility Porty 600 L and 1200 L
    Porty Li with wooden handle and Porty L delivered before June 2014 require a software update
    Porty models with lead-gel battery can only be used without modeling light
    Dimensions 7.5 x 5.0 x 6.3" (19 x 12.5 x 16 cm) without cable
    Weight 3.8 lb (1.75 kg)
  • EH Mini Flash Head Cable with Round Connectors (5 m)
    Compatible With Flash generators with round sockets
    Length 16.4' (5.0 m)
  • Strobe Wizard Plus Remote Control Transmitter
    Channels 3
    Wireless Range 131' / 40 m
    Radio Frequency 433 MHz
    Battery Type 1 x PX28
    Dimensions 2.2 x 2.5 x 1.9" / 5.5 x 6.3 x 4.8 cm (Transmitter)
    Weight 1.9 oz / 53.9 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.6 x 2.2 x 1.8"
  • Quick Charger for Porty L 600, L 1200, Power Max L Lithium Batteries
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.5 x 7.0 x 2.0"
  • 7" Grid Reflector for Hensel
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 7.7 x 2.4"
  • Alu Stand III Light Stand (6.9')
    Load Capacity 8.8 lb / 4 kg
    Mounting Options 5/8" Stud
    Maximum Working Height 82.6" / 210.0 cm
    Minimum Working Height 27.2" / 69.0 cm
    Collapsed Height 28.7" / 73.0 cm
    Footprint Diameter 36.6" / 93 cm
    Accepts Wheels No
    Air Cushioned No
    Detachable Base No
    Leveling Leg No
    Reverse Legs No
    Finish Black
    Weight 2.6 lb / 1.2 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 41.0 x 4.0 x 4.0"
  • Softbag VII De Luxe (Black)
    Material Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Type of Closure Zipper
    Exterior Dimensions 35.43 x 13.39 x 12.99" (90 x 34 x 33cm) (WxHxD)
    Interior Dimensions 30.71 x 11.41 x 9.45" (78 x 29 x 24cm) (WxHxD)
    Accommodates Hensel power pack with two heads and accessories
    Carrying/Transport Options Dual straps
    Pull handle
    In-line skate wheels
    Weight 15.43 lbs (7.0kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 36.0 x 14.5 x 13.25"

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