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    ELB 1200

    ELB 1200

    The Ultimate Outdoor Unit

     

    The Premier Adventure Light For Photographers.

    With a weight of only 4.3 kg, the Elinchrom ELB 1200 is a remarkably powerful, robust and portable battery pack designed to take photographers to new heights!

    Equipped with a bright dimmable LED modelling lamp, the flash heads provide exceptional lighting capabilities for both still photography and video.

    Video

    Why ELB 1200?

    Lightweight, Portable & Weather-Resistant

    Lighting Gear Built to a New Standard

    A Powerful Unit

    • 1200 Ws, for only 3,2 kg (without battery) 
    • Compact: 18 cm x 13 cm x 28 cm
    • Weather resistant design
    • Fast recycling times: 1.7s in FAST mode, 3s in DEFAULT mode

    3 Flash Heads

    • Action, Pro and Hi-Sync heads
    • Aluminium housing and tilt head
    • Flash and/or continuous LED light (dimmable)
    • For both still photography and video

    Li-Ion Battery

    • Battery Air (included): 1.1 kg
    • 215 flashes / 80 min continuous LED light
    • Battery HD (optional): 1.5 kg
    • 400 flashes / 120 min continuous LED light
    • USB output to charge mobile devices

    Unit

    Great Power Into a Small Package

    Strong Powerful & Practical

    Features

    • A and B outlets
    • 2:1 (66%:33%) asymmetry
    • 1:1 (50%:50%) option
    • 1.7s recycling time in FAST mode
    • 3.0s recycling time in DEFAULT mode
    • Large OLED control display
    • Head recognition
    • LED illuminated outlets, show which head is active
    • Each head can be activated or deactivated separately
    • Flash duration display
    • Strobo, delay and sequence features
    • Precise colour consistency
    • Reliable flash duration consistency
    • USB input for firmware updates

    Flash Heads

    Flash Heads Built to Resist

    Still Photography & Video Capabilities

    Pro Head

    Choose Pro head sets for general photography. 

    They offer a great balance between performance and price.

    Action Head

    Choose Action head sets to freeze subject’s motion with extremely fast flash durations at normal shutter speeds.

    Ideal for photography with some movement.

    Hi-Sync Head

    Choose Hi-Sync heads to use specifically Hi-Sync with the EL-Skyport Plus HS transmitter. Hi-Sync allows you to trigger your DSLR camera up to 1/8000s shutter speed. Ideal for sports photography.

    Specifications

    • 92 CRI dimmable daylight LED
    • Equivalent to 250w Halogen lamp
    • For both still photography and video
    • Aluminium housing
    • 22.5 cm x 14 cm x 23 cm
    • 2.2 kg
    • Aluminium tilt head
    • 7 mm and/or 8 mm umbrella tube
    • Silent video mode
    • Compatible with all full sized Elinchrom accessories

    Battery

    A Power-House for On-Location Use

    The Perfect Battery Size

    Battery Air - 90 Wh

    Designed to travel safe and light.

    The battery Air offers 215 flashes at full power, or 80 min of continuous light at full LED power.

    An ELB 1200 unit with a battery Air is allowed as carry-on baggage for travelling by Air with one spare battery.

    The battery Air is included with the ELB 1200.

    Battery HD - 144 Wh

    A power-house for studio and on-location use.

    The battery HD offers 400 flashes at full power, or 120 min of continuous light at full LED power.

    This item is not included in the set and has to be purchased separately.

    Features

    • Battery Air - 1.1 kg
    • Battery HD - 1.5 kg
    • Weather resistant
    • Humidity and dust protected
    • Battery box cover for safe transportation
    • 5V USB power output
    • Shipping mode for travelling
    • Battery charge level indicator

    Technical specifications

    Compare the ELB 1200 batteries

    To Go Set

    • ELB 1200 Pro To Go

      ELB 1200 Pro To GoN° 10304.1

      The versatile To Go option.

      The flash duration is very good and delivers sharp images.

      Included with the Location bag designed with the photographer in mind, this is the ideal solution for outdoor photography.

      Supplied with: 1x EL-Skyport Plus Transmitter. 1x Location Bag. 1x ELB 1200 unit. 1x Li-Ion Air Battery. 1x Pro Head. 1x Snappy

    • ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Go

      ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To GoN° 10305.1

      The Hi-Sync To Go option.

      This set is optimised to freeze motion, overpower the sun, darken backgrounds and use wider apertures with higher shutter speeds, using the optional Skyport transmitter Plus HS.

      The Skyport Plus HS Transmitter is not included and must be ordered separately.

      Supplied with: 1x Location Bag. 1x ELB 1200 unit. 1x Li-Ion Air Battery. 1x Hi-Sync Head. 1x Snappy

    • ELB 1200 Pro To Roll

      ELB 1200 Pro To RollN° 10306.1

      The Versatile Travel To Go option.

      This set includes the Rolling Case, allowing you to pack more equipment when travelling over long distances.

      Supplied with a 2-in-1 umbrella with removable cover and a grid reflector for additional lighting control.

      Supplied with: 1x Rolling Case. 1x ELB 1200 unit. 1x Li-Ion Air Battery. 1x Pro Head. 1x EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus. 1x Grid Reflector. 1x Umbrella Shallow. 1x Snappy

    • 10307 ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Roll

      10307 ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To RollN° 10307.1

      The Hi-Sync Travel To Go option.

      This set includes the Rolling Case, allowing you to pack more equipment when travelling over long distances.

      Supplied with a 2-in-1 umbrella with removable cover and a grid reflector for additional lighting control.

      Use Hi-Sync to use shutter speeds up to 1/8000s with the Skyport Plus HS transmitter.

      The Skyport Plus HS Transmitter is not included and must be ordered separately.

      Supplied with: 1x Rolling Case. 1x ELB 1200 unit. 1x Li-Ion Air Battery. 1x Hi-Sync Head. 1x Grid Reflector. 1x Umbrella Shallow. 1x Snappy

    Items

    • ELB 1200

      ELB 1200N° 10289.1

      The Premier Adventure Light For Photographers.

      With a weight of only 4.3 kg (battery included) and 1200Ws, the ELB 1200 is a remarkably powerful, robust, weather resistant and portable battery pack designed to take photographers to new heights!

      Battery Air 90 Wh included

    • ELB 1200 (Without Battery)

      ELB 1200 (Without Battery)N° 10288.1

      The Premier Adventure Light For Photographers.

      With a weight of only 3.2 kg (without battery) and 1200Ws, the ELB 1200 is a remarkably powerful, robust, weather resistant and portable battery pack designed to take photographers to new heights!

      Battery not included

    • Battery Air 90 Wh

      Battery Air 90 WhN° 19273

      Designed to travel safe and light.

      The battery Air offers 215 flashes at full power, or 80 min of continuous light at full LED power.

      An ELB 1200 unit with a battery Air is allowed as carry-on baggage for travelling by Air with one spare battery.

    • Battery HD 144 Wh

      Battery HD 144 WhN° 19296

      A power-house for studio and on-location use.

      The battery HD offers 400 flashes at full power, or 120 min of continuous light at full LED power.

      This item is not included in the set and has to be purchased separately.

    • ELB 1200 Pro

      ELB 1200 ProN° 20187

      A head for general use.

      Choose Pro heads for general photography.

      They offer a great balance between performance and price.

      Use flash and/or continuous dimmable LED light.

    • ELB 1200 Action

      ELB 1200 ActionN° 20189

      A head for fast flash duration.

      Choose Action heads to freeze subject’s motion with extremely fast flash durations at normal shutter speeds.

      Use flash and/or continuous dimmable LED light.

    • ELB 1200 Hi-Sync

      ELB 1200 Hi-SyncN° 20188

      A head for Hi-Sync use.

      Choose Hi-Sync heads to trigger your DSLR camera up to 1/8000s shutter speed. Ideal for sports photography, to freeze action and control ambient light.

      Use flash and/or continuous dimmable LED light.

      The Hi-Sync feature is only available with the EL-Skyport Plus HS Transmitter.

    • ELB 1200 Snappy

      ELB 1200 SnappyN° 19255

      The Snappy offers carrying comfort and protection to the ELB 1200 system.

      The Snappy is included in all ELB 1200 To Go and ELB 1200 To Roll Sets.

    • ELB 1200 5m Extension Cable

      ELB 1200 5m Extension CableN° 11007

      This is 5 m extension cable fits to all ELB 1200 flash heads.

      Extension cables may reduce power output and slow down flash duration.

    • ELB 1200 Battery Charger

      ELB 1200 Battery ChargerN° 19278

      This charger is only compatible with the Lithium-Ion battery of the ELB 1200.

      A car battery charger is also available (11038)

    Accessories

    • Rotalux® Softbox Deep Octa 100 cm

      Rotalux® Softbox Deep Octa 100 cmN° 26185

      This narrow shaped Deep Octa reduces the spread of light and offers sharper shadows compared to standard sized octagonal softboxes. It provides a very even diffuse light over the front screen and is an excellent crispy and direct light when used without diffusers to give a beauty dish look. 

    • High Performance Reflector 48° 26 cm

      High Performance Reflector 48° 26 cmN° 26137

      A bright, high performance reflector, ideal for general sports applications.

    • Umbrella Deep White 125 cm (49”)

      Umbrella Deep White 125 cm (49”)N° 26357

      Elinchrom deep umbrellas are manufactured using 16 fiberglass rods to maintain a perfect circular shape.

      By simply adjusting the position, the deep shape offers control of the light spread.

      The White umbrella is often chosen for its slightly warmer tones and softer shadow transition.

      54 cm deep.

    • ProTec Location Bag

      ProTec Location BagN° 33195

      Designed with the photographer in mind, made out of durable nylon and YKK zippers, this is the ideal solution to fit portable flash such as the ELB 400 or previous Quadra series.

      Supplied with rain protective cover, adjustable and comfortable shoulder strap, 4 vertical and 4 horizontal dividers for exibility and 4 velcro straps to securely attach tripods or umbrellas.

      Dimensions
      L x H x W: 31.4 x 60.5 x 21.7 cm
      Weight: 3.1 kg

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