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The Speedotron Explorer 1500 Digital Portable Power Supply (220V) is a battery power pack utilizing many of the best elements of the Speedotron Black line of strobe products. It is a cost-effective solution to gas-powered generators, where AC power for strobes is not available.
The Explorer provides up to 225 full power flashes to a single 103 Black Line Series flash head with color-corrected flashtube (not included). It has 2 head outlets, and power may be divided asymmetrically. Recycle time is 3.5 seconds @ full power.
This version of the Explorer can be used as a battery pack (drawing its power from the unit's battery) or as an AC pack (drawing its power from the wall source). When used in battery mode, either 120V or 220V modeling lamps may be used in the flash head. When used as an AC unit, only 220V modeling lamps and heads can be used.
The Explorer 1500 comes with the power pack, battery, AC/charging cable and a sync cord.
Note: When powered from AC, only 220V modeling lamps and heads may be used.
In the Box
Speedotron Explorer 1500 Digital Portable Power Supply (220V)
2 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
Table of Contents
Maximum power: 1,500W/s
Minimum power: 15.6W/s
1/825 sec. @ 1500W/s
1/1,100 sec. @ 1000W/s
1/1,700 sec. @ 500W/s
3.5 sec. @ 1500W/s
7 f/stops, 1500 - 15.6W/s in 1/10 stop increments
2 Outlets, asymmetrical 2:1 or symmetrical 1:1
Flash Ready Indicator
Charge ready light, switchable audible beep
Low battery warning and shut down
Built-in Slave Cell
None for pack
Number of Flashes @ Full Power
225 @ full power, 2,500 @ minimum power
Battery Charge Time
Charger/AC cable: 85-265VAC
Used with AC cable and flash head: 220VAC
Used as battery pack: 85-265VAC (see note)
11.7 x 9.5 x 5.4" (29.7 x 24 x 13.7 cm)
24.8 lb (11.25 kg)
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