Elinchrom pronounces One, the corporate’s first wi-fi battery-powered monolight: Digital Pictures Evaluation


Elinchrom has introduced its first battery-powered monolight, the Elinchrom One. The off-camera gentle has lengthy been requested by Elinchrom customers and contains an built-in battery. The battery gives 725 full-power flashes per cost.

When it comes to flash options, the Elinchrom One is a 131 watt-second gentle and gives high-speed sync as much as 1/7,000s in ‘Motion’ mode. In regular mode, flash period at minimal energy is 1/1530s and 1/155s at most energy. Flash modes embody guide, TTL and HSS (with Transmitter Professional). The flash coloration at max energy is 5600K in regular mode and 5900K in Motion mode. Elinchrom states that the flash coloration is steady to +/- 150 Ok. The sunshine features a modeling lamp with an adjustable coloration temperature from 2,700 Ok to six,500 Ok and a 3,000-lumens output.

As talked about, the built-in lithium-ion battery gives as much as 725 full-power flashes with a full cost. The flash can recycle in as little as 0.06 seconds at minimal energy and 0.9s at max energy. The flash’s energy stability is +/- 0.5%. The Elinchrom One features a USB-C port, which can be utilized to actively cost the sunshine.

The Elinchrom One is roughly the scale and weight of a 70-200mm f/2.8 lens, though it has a bit extra diameter. With out the diffusion dome and tilt head connected, the One is 22.5 x 10 x 10 cm (8.5″ x 3.9″ x 3.9″). With the diffusion dome and tilt head, the size improve to 23 x 16.5 x 10.5 cm (9″ x 6.5″ x 4.1″). When it comes to weight, with out the lean head, the flash weighs 1.3 kg (2.9 lbs), and with the lean head, the load goes as much as 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs).

The Elinchrom One is managed by way of dials and a contact interface. The sunshine contains Elinchrom’s newly developed OCF modifier mount, which is suitable with a wide selection of sunshine modifiers. It is also natively suitable with most Profoto gentle shapers.

The sunshine has a built-in Skyport, permitting it for use wirelessly. Utilizing Skyport, you need to use the One throughout 20 channels and in 4 teams. Indoors, utilizing the Transmitter Professional in your digital camera, the working vary is as much as 60m. Open air, that vary will increase to as much as 200m. The sunshine additionally contains built-in Bluetooth (4.2).

The Elinchrom One is on the market for preorder for $900. The sunshine may also be bought in a Twin Package, which prices $1,800 and comes with two monolights and chargers and a bigger backpack-style carrying case.

The Elinchrom One monolight comes with the OCF adapter, OCF diffusion dome, 65W USB-C wall charger, USB-C cable, a case and a two-year guarantee. The Elinchrom One is on the market for preorder with a prompt retail worth of $900. The Elinchrom One will start delivery on August 27.

If you would like to be taught extra concerning the Elinchrom One, Elinchrom has printed a few hands-on reviews with Elinchrom-sponsored photographers. You’ll be able to see a video above with Brenda Bazan working with the Elinchrom One to {photograph} artisans in Oaxaca. You’ll be able to be taught extra about Bazan’s expertise right here. Photographer Aaron Jay Younger used the One to {photograph} COVID-19 frontline heroes. You’ll be able to examine that by visiting Elinchrom and by trying out the video beneath.


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