Manfrotto Distribution, Inc. a leading global distributor of premium photo and video support products and accessories, has unveiled the world’s most complete, feature-rich compact studio flash unit from Elinchrom, the ELC PRO HD 500 Flash Head. The ELC is at the forefront of studio lighting technology combining everything a photographer needs and wants with the consistency and reliability that is expected from Elinchrom.
The ELC is the first unit to incorporate an OLED screen that displays every control for the most intuitive, flexible user experience ever. Recycling times are lightning fast while Swiss precision guarantees consistency of power output and color temperature, shot after shot. Furthermore the super-fast flash durations enables users to freeze motion like never before. The unit features Elinchrom’s stop based power scale enabling users to see the power in Joules, flash durations and many other settings. A jog wheel provides easy navigation of the new menu.
The ELC features three exciting new shooting modes including:
- Sequence Mode – Allows users to sequentially trigger up to 20 ELC’s, in bursts or as a continuous cycle, to utilize the high frame rate of their camera
- Delayed Mode – Provides the option of first or second curtain sync and everything in-between
- Strobo Mode – Enables users to take a picture with stroboscopic effects within a single frame
“The ELC is the world’s most advanced compact studio flash enabling photographers to work with very low power flash and continuous light to bring their creative vision to life,” said Paul Zakrzewski, Director of Marketing at Manfrotto Distribution Inc. “The ELC’s auto-sensing multi-voltage power supply allows photographers to use the ELC Pro HD 500 anywhere in the world and its multiple shooting modes makes it one of the most versatile flash heads on the market.”
The ELC PRO HD 500 Flash Head is available at retailers nationwide. For more information visit www.elinchrom.us.