Introducing the Profoto B1 TTL Monolight

Profoto has announced the new B1 – the powerful cordless monolight with TTL metering capabilities. This light will be very appealing for location shooters that need compact, lightweight power. Check out the specs below. Contact the Capture Integration team for full details.

The Profoto B1 and Air Remote TTL-C (denoting Canon compatibility only) are shipping mid-December, with the Profoto B1 priced at $1,995/head and the remote separately for $395.

  • Profoto B1 Capture Integration
  • Profoto B1 Capture Integration
  • Profoto B1 Capture Integration
  • Profoto B1 Capture Integration
  • Profoto B1 Capture Integration

New Groundbreaking Features

The Gear

B1 500 Air TTL Kit (901094) – $1,995

The B1 is delivered in a kit including a soft padded nylon case, a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery and a battery charger – everything you need to go off-camera!

Air Remote TTL-C (901039) – $395

Attach this small unit to your Canon camera’s hot shoe to wirelessly integrate your B1 with your camera. Shoot fully automatic in TTL Mode or switch to Manual Mode for creative adjustments. Has an operating range of up to 300m (1,000ft) without any cable or cords. Delivered with batteries, hand strap and nylon pouch.

Air Remote TTL-N (Available Spring 2014 - 901040)

Attach this small unit to your camera’s hot shoe to wirelessly integrate your B1 with your Nikon camera. Shoot fully automatic in TTL Mode or switch to Manual Mode for creative adjustments. Has an operating range of up to 300m (1,000ft) without any cable or cords. Delivered with batteries, hand strap and nylon pouch.

See the B1 in Action

Specifications

Max energy: 500Ws
Energy range: 9 f-stops (2-500Ws)
Energy control increments: 1/10 or full f-stops
Recycling time: 0.1-1.9 (Quick burst up to 20 flashes/second)
Max modeling light (W): 20W LED (Output eqvivalent to 70W Halogen) Modeling light control: Off, Proportional, Free (5-100%)
Mode control: Freeze (shortest flash duration) or Normal (color balanced) mode Flash duration Normal mode (t0.5): 1/11,000s (2Ws) – 1/1,000s (500Ws) FlashdurationFreezemode(t0.5): 1/19,000s(2Ws)-1/1,000s(500Ws) Energy stability Normal mode: +-1/20 f-stop flash to flash
Energy stability Freeze mode: +-1/20 f-stop flash to flash
Color stability Normal mode: +- 150K over range; +-20K flash to flash
Color stability Freeze mode: +- 800K over range; +-50K flash to flash
Guide number @ 2 m, 100 ISO with Magnum Reflector: 45 2/10
Input power supply: Exchangeble Lithium-Ion Battery 14.4V/3Ah
Battery capacity: Up to 220 full power flashes
SYNCHRONIZATION AND CONTROL
Sync socket(s): 1
Wire sync voltage: Compliant to ISO 10330 standard
Wire sync connector: 3.5mm Mini-Phono
Photocell/IR-slave and switch: Yes
Radio sync & control: Yes, Built in AirTTL supporting wireless sync, control and TTL. (Requires Air Remote TTL. Sold separately.)
Radio sync range: Up to 300m (1000ft)
MAC/PC control: Yes, via optional Profoto Air USB transceiver and Profoto Studio software.
MISCELLANEOUS
Function display: Multifunction LCD display
Fan cooling: Yes, thermally controlled fan speed for low noice level. Ready signaling: Yes, ready lamp, dim and/or switchable beep sound. Auto dumping: Yes
USB interface: Yes, USB Mini port for FW upgrading.
Quick burst: Quick burst capability of up to 20 flashes per second.

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