Photogenic PL1250DRT 500W/s PowerLight Monolight (Top Mounted)

BH #PHPL1250 • MFR #915987
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Photogenic PL1250DRT 500W/s PowerLight Monolight (Top Mounted)
Key Features
  • 6 Stop Power Range
  • 120V
  • Fast Recycling: 1.5 Sec. @ Full Power
  • 250W Proportional Modeling Light
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The Photogenic PL1250DRT 500W/s PowerLight Monolight (Top Mounted) offers speed, power and control, a wide choice of accessories and intuitive operation backed by impressive specs at a very reasonable price. This top mounted version positions the 5/8" stand mount on the top of the unit for hanging from a ceiling pipe or overhead system.

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 large highly readable digital display. Power settings are adjustable in 1/10 or ½ stop increments 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 PL1250DRT 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.

Convenience features include a test button, optical slave and integral handle. The PL1250DRT 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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$699.00
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Photogenic PL1250DRT Overview

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

The Photogenic PL1250DRT 500W/s PowerLight Monolight (Top Mounted) offers speed, power and control, a wide choice of accessories and intuitive operation backed by impressive specs at a very reasonable price. This top mounted version positions the 5/8" stand mount on the top of the unit for hanging from a ceiling pipe or overhead system.

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 large highly readable digital display. Power settings are adjustable in 1/10 or ½ stop increments 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 PL1250DRT 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.

Convenience features include a test button, optical slave and integral handle. The PL1250DRT 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 F-Stop Power Range

Power settings Power levels are displayed in easy-to-read LED digits allowing settings from 16W/s to 500W/s in 1/10 or 1/2 stop increments

Fast Recycling

The PL1250DRT recycles to full power in only 1.5 seconds to catch even the most fleeting gesturers

Modeling Light

The PL1250DRT's bright 250W quartz modeling lamp offers independent power control that is adjustable from full to 1/32 power in 1/10 or 1/2 stop increments. Settings include Proportional, to previsualize lighting effects, Manual adjustment or Full On or Off

Top Mounting

This version of the PowerLight PL1250DR is made to hang from an overhead support system or from a suspended ceiling pipe like those seen in the theater. For this reason, the 5/8" (16 mm) female stand mount is located on the top of the fixture and the name is PL1250DRT

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 PL1250DRT 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

Dims the modeling light while charging the capacitors. When the capacitors are at 100%, the modeling lamp re-lights

Auto Dump Function

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

Fan Cooled

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

Safety Features

The PL1250DRT incorporates surge protection to handle power spikes and internal thermal protection which monitors heat generated during intense use

System Compatibility

The PL1250DRT is compatible with all Photogenic Quick-Change light shaping accessories
UPC: 689670176903

Photogenic PL1250DRT 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
AC Input Power VAC60 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 Weight9.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)15.3 x 11.6 x 10.4"
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