Elinchrom Style BX 500 Ri Compact MonoLight (90-260VAC)

Elinchrom Style BX 500 Ri Compact MonoLight (90-260VAC)

Elinchrom Style BX 500 Ri Compact MonoLight (90-260VAC)

B&H # ELBXRI500 MFR # EL 20461.1
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Product Highlights

  • 500 Ws
  • Built-in EL Skyport Receiver
  • Multi-voltage (90-260V)
  • Eye-Cell Flash Sync

Elinchrom 500 overview

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Building on the solid foundation of the RX, Elinchrom introduces the BXRi series. The Style BX 500 Ri Compact MonoLight is robotically manufactured, making possible extreme precision, light weight and the addition of computer chips for software implementation. Decoding the Ri designation, the R indicates remote operation capability, while the "i" stands for Eye-cell. 

A Skyport EL receiver is now built-in, meaning not only remote, wireless triggering regardless of obstructions, at distances up to 394 feet, but also powering up and down or on and off with complete control of the modeling light. Eye-Cell is particularly handy when using the BXRi with the on-board optical slave to sync cameras with pre-flash or red-eye function. The photographer simply programs the number of pre-flashes specific to the camera or lets the BX 500 Ri do it automatically.

Flash duration is an extremely fast 1/1558 sec., capable of freezing action without blur. Of course, that would be academic if your strobe didn't recycle fast enough to keep up with the energy on the shoot. Elinchrom has that covered with recycling times of 1.45 sec. @ full power.

Purchasing a BXRi monohead gives you the key to one of the most extensive arrays of reflectors and light-shaping tools available, including the legendary Octa bank. Additionally, virtually every independent manufacturer of light modifiers makes Elinchrom compatible products. A reflector is not included with this head.

Using your gear abroad can sometimes be problematic but BX 500 Ri is a world-citizen, accommodating power requirements from 90-260V via auto-detection circuitry. Now you can avoid the hassles and uncertainty of overseas rental, while bringing Elinchrom quality along wherever the job is.

Built-in El Skyport radio receiver enables non-line-of-sight flash triggering at distances up to 394 feet (120 meters) and complete control of the unit including powering up or down and modeling light
Fully compatible with Elinchrom's extensive line of reflectors and lightbanks
The length of the flash-ready beep can be customized within a 70 to 490 m/s range
Rubberized grip handle with high-impact, robust body shell and temperature-controlled fan
In the Box
Elinchrom Style BX 500 Ri Compact MonoLight (90-260VAC)
  • Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C
  • Sync Cord
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Note: Reflector is not included.

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    Elinchrom 500 specs

    Maximum Watt/Seconds 500
    Guide Number f/90 @ 1m @ ISO 100, 1/250, with 48° Reflector
    Recycle Time 115V:1.45 sec @ full power, 0.34 sec @ min power
    230V:1.13 sec @ full power, 0.36 sec @ min power
    Flash Duration 1/1558 sec
    Flash Variability 5 f/stops: 31 - 500 Ws
    User Replaceable Flashtube Yes
    Changeable Reflector Yes
    Modeling Light Wattage 100W
    Voltage Stabilization Yes, +/- .5%
    Flash Ready Indicator Ready Light/Open Flash, Switchable Audible Beep
    Operating Voltage 90-260VAC, 50/60Hz
    Sync Voltage 5VDC
    Built-in Slave Cell Yes
    Circuit Protection 2.5A AGC Modeling Lamp Fuse, 8A AGC Flashtube Fuse
    Fan Cooled Yes
    Auto Dump Yes
    Dimensions 10.24 x 7.5 x 5.5" (25 x 19 x 14 cm)
    Weight 4.5 lbs (2.6kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.6 x 7.2 x 8.2"

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