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Hensel Porty L 1200 Kit

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Hensel Porty L 1200 Kit
Key Features
  • 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
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.
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Hensel L 1200 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Hensel Porty L 1200 Power Pack
  • 3Hensel EH Pro Mini 1200 P Porty Flash Head
  • 4Hensel Quick Charger for Porty L 600, L 1200, Power Max L Lithium Batteries
  • 5Hensel 7" Grid Reflector for Hensel Flash Heads
  • 6Hensel Alu Stand III Light Stand (6.9')
  • 7Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus Radio Slave Remote Control Transmitter
  • 8Hensel Softbag VII De Luxe (Black)

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.

Hensel 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
  • Hensel 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.
    Hensel 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.

    Hensel 7" Grid Reflector for Hensel Flash Heads

    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.

    Hensel 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
    Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus Radio Slave 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.
    Hensel 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
    Pockets
    • 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

    Hensel Porty L 1200 Power Pack Specs

    Exterior
    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
    Package Weight
    18.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    14.9 x 12 x 11.9"

    Hensel EH Pro Mini 1200 P Porty Flash Head Specs

    Key Specs
    Item Type
    1x Light with 1 Flash Tube
    Includes Flash Tube
    Yes
    Included Light Modifier
    1x Reflector
    Power Range
    1200 Ws
     
    TTL Metering
    No
    Modeling Light
    1x 50 W Tungsten Bulb Included
    Wireless Remote Control Type
    No
    Power Source
    AC Power (Cable Not Included) *Requires Power Supply/Controller (Not Included)
    Battery (Not Included) *Requires Power Supply/Controller (Not Included)
    Inputs/Outputs
    1x Proprietary Power Input
    Fixture Mounting
    1x 5/8" Receiver
    Weight
    6 lb / 2.7 kg
    Light Fixture
    Item Type
    1x Light with 1 Flash Tube
    Includes Flash Tube
    Yes
    Included Light Modifier
    1x Reflector
    Power Range
    1200 Ws
     
    TTL Metering
    No
    Cooling System
    No
    Umbrella Mount
    Yes
    Front Accessory Mount
    Hensel
    Replaceable Flash Tube
    Yes (User Replaceable)
    Modeling Light
    Modeling Light
    1x 50 W Tungsten Bulb Included
    Socket Type
    GY6.35
    Connectivity
    Wireless Remote Control Type
    No
    Flash Duration
    1/900 SecFull Power
    Power & I/O
    Power Source
    AC Power (Cable Not Included) *Requires Power Supply/Controller (Not Included)
    Battery (Not Included) *Requires Power Supply/Controller (Not Included)
    Inputs/Outputs
    1x Proprietary Power Input
    Included Adapter / Cable
    1x Proprietary to Proprietary Cable (16' / 5 m)
    Circuit Protection
    Fuse
    Mounting
    Fixture Mounting
    1x 5/8" Receiver
    General
    Dimensions
    7.5 x 6.3 x 4.9" / 19 x 16 x 12.5 cm
    Weight
    6 lb / 2.7 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    8.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    15.827 x 12.284 x 9.213"

    Hensel Quick Charger for Porty L 600, L 1200, Power Max L Lithium Batteries Specs

    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    10.5 x 7 x 2"

    Hensel 7" Grid Reflector for Hensel Flash Heads Specs

    Key Specs
    Item Type
    7" Standard/General Purpose Reflector
    Interior Color
    Silver
    Light Compatibility
    Direct Attachment (Requires No Bracket/Speed Ring) with Hensel EH Mount
    Accepts Grids
    Yes (Not Included)
    Interior Color
    Silver
    Light Compatibility
    Direct Attachment (Requires No Bracket/Speed Ring) with Hensel EH Mount
    Accepts Grids
    Yes (Not Included)
    Materials
    Metal
    Dimensions
    ø: 7.1 x H: 3.9" / ø: 18 x H: 10 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    0.635 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    8 x 7.65 x 5.85"

    Hensel Alu Stand III Light Stand (6.9') Specs

    Key Specs
    Stand Type
    1 x General Purpose Stand
    Maximum Working Height
    82.6" / 210 cm
    Minimum Working Height
    27.2" / 69 cm
    Load Capacity
    8.8 lb / 4 kg
    Stand/Column Top Mount
    5/8" Stud
    Wheels
    Not Compatible
    Air Cushioned
    No
    Leveling Leg
    No
    Weight
    2.6 lb / 1.2 kg
    Maximum Working Height
    82.6" / 210 cm
    Minimum Working Height
    27.2" / 69 cm
    Load Capacity
    8.8 lb / 4 kg
    Closed Length
    28.7" / 73 cm
    Mounting
    Stand/Column Top Mount
    5/8" Stud
    Features
    Accepts Second Riser
    No
    Wheels
    Not Compatible
    Air Cushioned
    No
    Detachable Base
    No
    Leveling Leg
    No
    Reverse Legs
    No
    General
    Footprint Diameter
    36.6" / 93 cm
    Finish
    Black
    Weight
    2.6 lb / 1.2 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    3.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    41 x 4 x 4"

    Hensel Strobe Wizard Plus Radio Slave Remote Control Transmitter Specs

    Key Specs
    Channels
    3
    Wireless Range
    131' / 40 m
    Battery Type
    1x PX28
    Wireless
    Channels
    3
    Wireless Range
    131' / 40 m
    Radio Frequency
    433 MHz
    Electrical
    Battery Type
    1x PX28
    Physical
    Dimensions
    Transmitter: 2.2 x 2.5 x 1.9" / 5.5 x 6.3 x 4.8 cm
    Weight
    1.9 oz / 53.9 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    0.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    2.6 x 2.2 x 1.8"

    Hensel Softbag VII De Luxe (Black) Specs

    Interior
    Interior Dimensions
    30.7 x 11.4 x 9.4" / 78 x 29 x 24 cm
    Exterior
    Closure Type
    Zipper
    Carry and Transport Options
    2 x Connecting Handstrap
    1 x Handle
    Casters
    2
    Exterior Dimensions (W x H x D)
    35.4 x 13.4 x 13.0" / 90 x 34 x 33 cm
    Weight
    15.4 lb / 7 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    20.1 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    36 x 14.5 x 13.25"

    Hensel L 1200 Reviews

    Hensel Porty 1200 Kit

    By Anonymous
    Rated 4 out of 5
    Date: 2014-06-13

    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.

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    question

    I am trying to figure out how easy this would be to fly with. The dimensions of the bag do not seem to be here anywhere that I can find. What are the dimensions of the bag?
    Asked by: Susan
    The exterior dimensions of the bag are 35.43 x 13.39 x 12.99 (90 x 34 x 33cm) (WxHxD)
    Answered by: Lawrence C.
    Date published: 2023-05-13

    Is it compatible with Profoto Air? I know the ...

    Is it compatible with Profoto Air? I know the older models were compatible, but not sure about this one. Thanks!
    Asked by: Oleg
    This unit does have a Profoto Air receiver built in.
    Answered by: Reuben
    Date published: 2023-05-13

    question

    how old is this equipment and how much use? Is it complete and ready to use and what usage damage is visible?
    Asked by: Robert J.
    All items in our inventory would be new, unless clearly stated otherwise on the item's page. And for the most part, no used or refurbished items will come up in a search unless you are specifically looking in our Used Department.
    Answered by: Heather S.
    Date published: 2018-08-28

    question

    Can this setup do High Speed Sync up to 1/8000 of a second?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    No. You'll need the High Speed Flash Head.The High Speed Head can shoot at 1/1750 sec at Full Power and 1/5000 at Minimum Power
    Answered by: Andrew G.
    Date published: 2018-08-28
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