Swiss manufacturer Elinchrom have announced the availability of their new RQ Ringflash Eco, a ring flash head designed specifically for the Ranger Quadra. According to the company:
The brand new Ranger Quadra Ringflash ECO accepts up 400 ws with a standard 2-pole flash tube. Included is a white diffuser cap and a 2 m detachable flash cable. There is a range of longer / extension cables of up to 10 metres for special situations available. The RQ Ringflash ECO is an ideal light source for shadow-free Fashion & Beauty photography, at a very modest price…
Some of the highlights are:
- 400ws output power
- A 2 meters detachable cable for easier storage
- A white diffuser cap is included in the box
- Flash duration with Quadra RX:
- Outlet A 100%: 1/1000 second
- Outlet B 33%: 1/2500 second
According to The Flash Centre, Elinchrom’s UK distributor, the Eco Ringflash will be priced “hopefully around £300”, making it around a third the price of the faster Pro RQ Ringflash released last year. A specific shipping date for the Eco has not yet been announced.
For more technical details please visit the company product page.