Studio lights offer many advantages over speedlights, but taking them away from mains power requires bulky battery packs or generators. At the time of writing we don’t know of any other monolights with integral batteries on the market. If you know of one, let us know in the comments below.
Santa Fe, California: Now you can power your speedlights and studio flashes the same way on location. Studio lighting manufacturer Britek has unveiled its latest monolight, the AC/DC PS-200B, powered by six AA batteries on location. Rated at 150Ws, the flash has up to three times the power of conventional speedlights without the need for a separate battery pack.
- Powered by six AA batteries or 6V Hi-capacitor power pack
- Can be mains powered for faster recycling
- Full and half power settings
- Modelling lamp (powers off in DC mode)
- Optical slave
- Sync port
- 1 year warranty
|Guide Number||150ft (46m)|
|Modelling lamp||60W (AC mode only)|
|Triggering||Slave, Sync, Test, Trigger|
|DC Power||6*AA batteries (alkaline or rechargeable)|
|Recycle time, AC||1 sec|
|Recycle time, DC||~5 sec|
|Battery life||100 flashes with 2900mAh rechargeables|
|Flash duration||1/1500 sec|
|Slave sensitivity||50ft (15m)|
|Net weight||1.87lbs (850g)|
From Linco Inc.
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