Profoto unveils first on-camera flash

CR Kennedy has announced that the Profoto A1, the lighting company’s first on-camera flash, will be available from October, with an RRP of $1499.

The Swedish lighting company is marketing the A1 as the ‘world’s smallest studio flash’, rather than a speedlight, due to its power.

The 76Ws unit offers up to 350 full power flashes, and the lithium ion battery can be charged in 80 minutes.

It can deliver 1.2 second recycling times at full power

It has a round head which delivers ‘both natural and beautiful’ light, and a magnetic mount for attaching light shaping tools.

The A1 also has a zoom function designed to spread light by twisting the zoom ring on the head, and for accuracy it has an LED modeling light built in to the head.

Click here for the press release and spec sheet.

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