Leicester, England: Viewfinder Photography have released a new portable monolight, the Strobeam EID500. Manufactured by CononMark, the EID500 is similar to the NID500 but features a Bowens S-type bayonet, a metal umbrella mount and better quality Rubycon capacitors.
- 8 stops control from full to 1/128 power.
- LCD display
- Bowens S mount
- Remote control with 15 channels and two groups (A and B)
- 6.35mm sync socket
- Ready buzz/beep
- Optical slave, switchable on/off
- Modelling light, switchable on/off
- Lithium ion battery compatible with CononMark/Strobeam DL4, Nikon and Canon speedlights.
|Output||8 stops 1/128-1/1|
|Effective distance||Up to 30m|
|QUICK MULTI||FP (continuous shutter)|
|Recycling time (220VAC)||0.01-1.2s|
|Recycling time (DC powerpack)||0.2-3.5s|
|Flash duration @ t=0.5||1/9600|
|Sync voltage||5V DC|
|Light sensor||Yes (On/Off)|
|Modelling lamp (AC)||75W-150W|
|Modelling lamp (DC)||NO|
|Modelling lamp mount||E11|
|Warning tone||Yes (On/Off)|
|Guide Number (GN)||58|
|Colour temperature||5500K +/-200K|
|Dimensions||52 x 52 x 200mm|
At Viewfinder Photography you can buy a Strobeam EID500 kit (including head, battery and remote) for £599 plus VAT. Separately, heads are £375, battery packs cost £259 and the EID remote is £49. Each battery pack is capable of powering two flashes and each remote can control up to 30 EID heads (receivers are built-in).