Hensel Porty L 1200 Kit

Hensel Porty L 1200 Kit

Hensel Porty L 1200 Kit

B&H # HEPL1200K MFR # 7024962
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Product Highlights

  • 1 x Porty L 1200 Battery Flash Generator
  • 1 x EH Pro Mini 1200 P Porty Flash Head
  • 1 x Quick Charger for Porty L
  • 1 x 7" Reflector
  • 1 x Aluminum Stand III
  • 1 x Strobe Wizard Plus Radio Transmitter
  • 1 x Softbag VII De Luxe
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Hensel Porty L 1200 overview

  • 1Description

Comprising all of the components needed for a versatile and portable one-light kit, the Porty L 1200 Kit from Hensel includes the Porty L 1200 pack with lithium-ion battery, one EH Pro Mini 1200 P flash head, a Quick Charger for the Porty L, a 7" reflector for the flash head, a 6.9' tall aluminum light stand, a wireless radio flash trigger, and a soft case to protect and store the entire kit.

  • 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 Pro Mini 1200 P Porty Flash Head

    Hensel Studiotechnik has shrunk the size of the original Porty head and now offers the EH Pro Mini 1200 P Flash Head. It is super compact and much easier to transport. The included detachable 16' (5 m) head cable (red collar) may be replaced with an optional 22' (7 m) or 33' (10 m) cable.

    The weight has dropped dramatically as well -- it's a full 20 oz (0.6 kg) lighter than the previous EH Pro 1200 head, but it retains full compatibility with all Hensel Portys, studio power packs, and Hensel accessories.

    Reflector Compatibility
    Reflectors can be attached at any angle and simply locked into place with the snap of one lever.
    Umbrella Socket
    Universal, heavy duty umbrella holder with quick release accommodates up to a 0.5" shaft.
    User Replaceable Flashtube
    No tools are needed to replace flashtube.
    Protection Glass Dome
    Surrounds the flashtube for an added margin of safety. Optional domes available in different warming, or softening tones.
    Easy to Control
    Handle provided for panning, swiveling and carrying.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Quartz Gold Flash Tube for EH Pro 3000
  • Modeling Lamp for Porty EF Pro Mini 1200 P Head (65/12V)
  • Clear Single Coated Glass Dome for EH PRO / EH Pro Mini
  • Protective Cap for Integra
  • Two Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • PX28 (544L) 6v Lithium Battery
  • Short Sync Cord (Sub-Mini)
  • 2-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 Pro Mini 1200 P Porty Flash Head
    Maximum Watt/Seconds 1200
    User Replaceable Flashtube Yes (9450135)
    Changeable Reflector Yes
    Circuit Protection Fuse
    Cable Length 16' (5 m) - Red collar
    Modeling Light Wattage 50 W (HEMLEHTP)
    Modeling Light On/Off Switch Yes
    Protective Glass Dome Yes (9454650)
    Fan Cooled No
    Weight 6 lbs (2.7 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.827 x 12.284 x 9.213"
  • 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
    Number of Sections Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Column Diameter Not Specified by Manufacturer
    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
    Leg Shape Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Accepts Wheels No
    Air Cushioned No
    Detachable Base No
    Leveling Leg No
    Reverse Legs No
    Finish Black
    Material Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Weight 2.57 lbs / 1.25 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 41.0 x 4.0 x 4.0"
  • 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"
  • 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"

Hensel Porty L 1200 reviews

Porty L 1200 Kit is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hensel Porty 1200 Kit I purchased this kit along with some Hensel Expert D 1000 Monolights to replace some very old Norman power packs for location work. After doing quite a bit of research with some of the other higher priced products out there, I thought this would be the best bang for the buck. It is! Very lightweight (12lbs with battery) very powerful (1200 w/s) and the battery charges to full in less than two hours! I am getting 220 shots at full power and about 450 at 1/2 power. It rocks for location work! I only gave it a four star rating because it is a little pricy compared to the lower end units out there but less money than some of the higher end ones.
Date published: 2014-06-13
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