Premiere duplicate on Profoto catalog hand of the newly announced B1. And these flashes not only become the first fully autonomous of the firm with its integrated battery, but also claim to be the first of its kind compatible with TTL metering system without wires. For now, though, the Air Remote wireless control of the company is only compatible with the TLL and the shoe of Canon , and we will have to wait until 2014 to see the model for Nikon in the windows.
With an output of 500 watts and a guide number 96, spokesmen for Innovafoto – official distribution firm Profoto – places these new B1 as the first flashes of the company led to the advanced amateur photographer looking for a lightweight and simple to work locations.
According to data given during the press presentation of these flashes held a few days in Barcelona, the integrated battery gives it a range of up to 220 shots per charge or about 90 minutes of light modeling for the first time in the catalog of Profoto .
The refresh time is less than 2 seconds and can perform burst shooting up to 20 flashes per second. The weight of each of the heads of the Profoto B1 is about 3 kilos, including the rechargeable battery.
With a price of about 1,500 dollars, each unit includes an integrated reflector and the clamping system. The new version of the AirRemote accessory needed to use this system, called AirTTL, will cost between 200 and 300 dollars.