Photogenic PL1250 500W/s PowerLight Monolight (UV)

BH #PH1250UV • MFR #915755
Photogenic
Photogenic PL1250 500W/s PowerLight Monolight (UV)
Key Features
  • 6 Stop Power Range
  • 120V
  • Fast Recycling: 1.5 Sec. @ Full Power
  • Proportional Modeling Light
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The Photogenic PL1250 500W/s PowerLight Monolight (UV) offers speed, power and control, a wide choice of accessories and intuitive operation backed by impressive specs at a very reasonable price.

What good is a light if it keeps you in the dark? The 500W/s keeps you fully informed of your power levels via its simple, straightforward slider control that allows stepless power adjustments across 6 stops. The bright 250W modeling light can be set to Proportional to let you previsualize your final shot when using multiple lights. Other settings include Full On, OFF and manual control of the modeling light output.

The PL1250 recycles to full power in a lightning-fast 1.5 seconds with short flash durations that help you stop every gesture, an attribute which is extremely valuable when working with kinetic subjects like dancers or athletes. The UV color corrected flash tube ensures clean whites and flattering skin tones.

Convenience features include a test button, optical slave and integral handle. The PL1250 comes with a 7.5" reflector and is compatible with a wide range of optional accessories including grids, snoots, parabolic reflectors, softboxes and umbrellas.

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Photogenic PL1250C Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Six Stop Power Range
  • 3Fast Recycling
  • 4Modeling Light
  • 5UV Color Corrected Flash Tube
  • 6Low Trigger Voltage
  • 7Built-In Slave
  • 8User Replaceable Flashtube
  • 9Ready Indication
  • 10Auto Dump Function
  • 11Fan Cooled
  • 12Safety Features
  • 13System Compatibility

The Photogenic PL1250 500W/s PowerLight Monolight (UV) offers speed, power and control, a wide choice of accessories and intuitive operation backed by impressive specs at a very reasonable price.

What good is a light if it keeps you in the dark? The 500W/s keeps you fully informed of your power levels via its simple, straightforward slider control that allows stepless power adjustments across 6 stops. The bright 250W modeling light can be set to Proportional to let you previsualize your final shot when using multiple lights. Other settings include Full On, OFF and manual control of the modeling light output.

The PL1250 recycles to full power in a lightning-fast 1.5 seconds with short flash durations that help you stop every gesture, an attribute which is extremely valuable when working with kinetic subjects like dancers or athletes. The UV color corrected flash tube ensures clean whites and flattering skin tones.

Convenience features include a test button, optical slave and integral handle. The PL1250 comes with a 7.5" reflector and is compatible with a wide range of optional accessories including grids, snoots, parabolic reflectors, softboxes and umbrellas.

Six Stop Power Range

Power settings are steplessly adjustable across 6 stops via a simple slider control.

Fast Recycling

The PL1250DR recycles to full power in only 1.5 seconds to catch even the most fleeting gestures

Modeling Light

The PL1250's bright 250W quartz modeling lamp is independently adjustable from full to 1/32 power. Settings include Proportional, to previsualize lighting effects, Manual adjustment or Full On or Off

UV Color Corrected Flash Tube

The UV flash tube prevents blue hues from creeping into the color balance resulting in the accurate rendition of white fabrics such as wedding gowns and flattering skin tones

Low Trigger Voltage

Digital cameras can be used with Photogenic PowerLights without fear of damage to the camera's electronics

Built-In Slave

This version of the PL1250 has a built-in, highly sensitive, switchable optical slave for synchronization with other flashes

User Replaceable Flashtube

No tools are required to replace this "plug & play" flashtube

Ready Indication

A ready light and audible alert let you know when the capacitors are at 100% charge

Auto Dump Function

When reducing the power output, excess flash power in the capacitors is released before exposure to ensure consistent performance

Fan Cooled

A low noise, high performance fan keeps the flash head's electronics cool while lengthening the flash tube and modeling light lives

Safety Features

The PL1250 incorporates surge protection to handle power spikes and internal thermal protection which monitors heat generated during intense use

System Compatibility

The PL1250 is compatible with all Photogenic Quick-Change light shaping accessories
UPC: 689670110112

Photogenic PL1250C Specs

Flash Head
Maximum Power16 to 500 Ws
Power Control6 Stops in 1/10-Stop Increments
Guide Number110' / 33.5 m at 10' / 3 m, ISO100
365' / 111.3 m at 10' / 3 m, ISO100 with Reflector
Flash Duration1/1300 to 1/640 Sec
Recycle Time0.5 to 1.5 Sec ()
Flash Ready IndicatorVisual
ReflectorChangeable
Accessory Fitting TypePhotogenic
Modeling Light
TypeTungsten
Wattage250 W
Sync
Sync TypeOptical
Interface1/4" Sync
Sync Voltage5 V
Power
AC Input Voltage105 to 125 VAC, 60 Hz
Current10 A (Operating)
15 A (Charging)
0.2 A (Idle)
Circuit ProtectionFuse
Fuse16 A
General
DisplayNone
Mount5/8" / 16 mm Receptacle
Auto DumpYes
Fan CooledYes
DimensionsH: 4.5 x W: 4.5 x L: 6.8" / H: 11.0 x W: 11.0 x L: 17.0 cm
Weight5.5 lb / 2.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight9.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)15.5 x 11.6 x 10.3"
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