Profoto D1 Air 500 Monolight (901024)
Superior performance in a compact package.
Almost half a century worth of experience was put into designing the D1 – an unprecedented tool that pushes the boundaries for what can be expected of a professional monolight.
Available in 250, 500 and 1,000Ws versions and boasting a generous 7 f-stop power range, action-stopping short flash durations, and color stability comparable with that of many high-end studio generators, the D1 proves that superior performance can be delivered in a compact and affordable package.
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Professional photographers today need durable, tough, fast and consistant flash units suited for digital photography and demanding assignments. Profoto is well known as the world leader in electronic flash technology. Our 40 years of experience in developing state-of-the-art flash units is built in to the design of the the new D1 Air.
The Profoto D1 Air is available in 250, 500 and 1000 Ws versions. The Profoto D1 Air is fully digital, not just on the display panel, but in the flash output control circuitry as well. This to ensure a consistency in flash-to-flash color temperature and flash energy.
The dual mode SMPS capacitor charging technology ensures the flash-to-flash precision which is essential for today’s photographer. The 7 f-stop power range gives all the power the demanding photographer needs for creative freedom, to shoot with high speed and full open lens. The D1 Air series is designed from our philosophy of look, listen and touch. Controls are easy to use, freeing your mind, eyes and hands, so you can focus on the image you are creating.
The unique built-in reflector gives you full control and minimizes stray light. It is optimised for use with softboxes, umbrellas and accepts most Profoto reflectors. Short flash duration gives images a crisp feel and the fast recycling time means that you never have to wait for the flash. You will always get the image quality you want. All this in a package that offers 1/10 f-stop control, giving you the confidence that the images will be exactly as you want them.
The Profoto Air system enables you to remote control and trigger your flash from as much as 300 meters (1000ft) and replaces the sync cable. Connect the D1 to the Profoto Air USB, for PC and Mac and gain full control of your entire studio flash system via wireless communication.
- Compatible with the vast majority of Light Shaping Tools.
- Compact and lightweight.
- Built-in reflector makes the D1 very safe and easy to use.
- Wide 7 f-stop power range in 0.1 f-stop steps.
- Short flash duration even on the high power settings.
- Fast recycling times.
- Built with Air – the world’s fastest system for remote radio sync and control.
- Designed to withstand years of everyday use.
- Coated flash tube
- Modeling lamp
- Transport Cap
- Power cable
- Glass cover
- User's guide
- Profoto Studio Software
|Energy range:||7 f-stops (7,8-500 Ws)|
|Energy control increments:||1/10 and full f-stops|
|Flash duration min. energy t 0.5 (t 0.1):||1/1000s|
|Flash duration max. energy t 0.5 (t 0.1):||1/2600s|
|Modelling light:||300W (On, Off, Prop, Free)|
|Power supply:||Mains AC|
|Cooling:||Fan, temperature regulated|
|Flash release:||Yes, with optional Profoto Air Remote|
|Ready indicator:||Ready lamp, dim and/or switchable beep sound|
|Total size:||30 x 13 x 17 cm (11.8 x 5.12 x 6.7")|