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ELB 1200

The Ultimate Outdoor Unit

 

 

 

 

The Premier Adventure Light For Photographers.

With a weight of only 4.3 kg, the Elinchrom ELB 1200 is a remarkably powerful, robust and portable battery pack designed to take photographers to new heights!

Equipped with a bright dimmable LED modelling lamp, the flash heads provide exceptional lighting capabilities for both still photography and video.

Video

Video

Why ELB 1200?

Why ELB 1200?

 

Lightweight, Portable & Weather-Resistant

Lighting Gear Built to a New Standard

A Powerful Unit

  • 1200 Ws, for only 3,2 kg (without battery) 
  • Compact: 18 cm x 13 cm x 28 cm
  • Weather resistant design
  • Fast recycling times: 1.7s in FAST mode, 3s in DEFAULT mode

3 Flash Heads

  • Action, Pro and Hi-Sync heads
  • Aluminum housing and tilt head
  • Flash and/or continuous LED light (dimmable)
  • For both still photography and video

 

Two Li-Ion Battery

  • Battery Air (included): 1.1 kg
    215 flashes / 80 min continuous LED light
  • Battery HD (optional): 1.5 kg
    400 flashes / 120 min continuous LED light
  • USB output to charge mobile devices

Unit

Unit

Great Power Into a Small Package

Strong Powerful & Practical

 

 

Features

  • A and B outlets
  • 2:1 (66%:33%) asymmetry
  • 1:1 (50%:50%) option
  • 1.7s recycling time in FAST mode
  • 3.0s recycling time in DEFAULT mode
  • Large OLED control display
  • Head recognition
  • LED illuminated outlets, show which head is active
  • Each head can be activated or deactivated separately
  • Flash duration display
  • Strobo, delay and sequence features
  • Precise color consistency
  • Reliable flash duration consistency
  • USB input for firmware updates

Flash Heads

Flash Heads

Flash Heads Built to Resist

Still Photography & Video Capabilities

Pro Head

For a great balance between performance and price, the Pro Head is the perfect general photography flash head.

 

 

Action Head

Freeze motion with the Action Head's extremely fast flash durations. Ideal for photography with some movement.

 

 

Hi-Sync Head

Trigger your DSLR's shutter up to 1/8000s by combining the Hi-Sync Head and the EL-Skyport Plus HS transmitter.

 

Specifications

 

  • 92 CRI dimmable daylight LED
  • Equivalent to 250w Halogen lamp
  • For both still photography and video
  • Aluminium housing
  • 22.5 cm x 14 cm x 23 cm
  • 2.2 kg
  • Aluminium tilt head
  • 7 mm and/or 8 mm umbrella tube
  • Silent video mode
  • Compatible with all full sized Elinchrom accessories

Battery

Battery

A Power-House for On-Location Use

The Perfect Battery Size

Battery Air - 90 Wh

Designed to travel safe and light.

The battery Air offers 215 flashes at full power, or 80 min of continuous light at full LED power.

An ELB 1200 unit with a battery Air is allowed as carry-on baggage for travelling by Air with one spare battery.

The battery Air is included with the ELB 1200.

 

Battery HD - 144 Wh

A power-house for studio and on-location use.

The battery HD offers 400 flashes at full power, or 120 min of continuous light at full LED power.

This item is not included in the set and has to be purchased separately.

 

Features

  • Battery Air - 1.1 kg
  • Battery HD - 1.5 kg
  • Weather resistant
  • Humidity and dust protected
  • Battery box cover for safe transportation
  • 5V USB power output
  • Shipping mode for travelling
  • Battery charge level indicator

To Go Kits

To Go Kits

  • ELB 1200 Pro To Go Kit

    Coming SoonMore info

    ELB 1200 Pro To Go Kit

    EL10304.1

    Elinchrom ELB 1200 PRO To Go Kit- EL10304.1 with 1 head equipped with a standard reflector, 1 battery pack and includes the Elinchrom Skyport Transmitter Plus. All packed in the included Protec location bag. The Location bag is designed with the photographer in mind, made out of durable nylon and YKK zippers.

    Item Includes:
    1x ELB 1200
    Supplied with Li-Ion battery, charger, sync cord
    1x ELB 1200 Pro Head
    Supplied with 4 m flash cable and protective cap
    1x Reflector 16 cm / 90°
    1x Snappy carrying option with shoulder strap
    1x Skyport Transmitter Plus
    1x ProTec Location bag

    Coming Soon

  • ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Go Kit

    Coming SoonMore info

    ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Go Kit

    EL10305.1

    Elinchrom ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Go Kit- EL10305.1 with 1 head equipped with a standard reflector and 1 battery pack.

    All packed in the included Protec location bag. The Location bag is designed with the photographer in mind, made out of durable nylon and YKK zippers. The Hi-Sync set is optimised to freeze motion, overpower the sun, darken backgrounds and use wider apertures with higher shutter speeds, using the optional Skyport transmitter Plus HS for Canon®, Nikon® Sony® Olympus® and Panasonic®. The Skyport Transmitter Plus HS is not part of this set and must be ordered separately.

    Item Includes:
    1x ELB 1200 Supplied with Li-Ion Battery, charger, sync cord
    1x ELB 1200 Hi-Sync Head Supplied with 4m flash cable and protective cap
    1x Reflector 16 cm / 90°
    1x Snappy carrying option with shoulder strap
    1x ProTec Location bag"

    Coming Soon

  • ELB 1200 Pro To Roll Kit

    Coming SoonMore info

    ELB 1200 Pro To Roll Kit

    EL10306.1

    Elinchrom ELB 1200 PRO To Roll Kit- EL10306.1 with 1 head equipped with a grid reflector, 1 battery pack and includes the Elinchrom Skyport Transmitter Plus.

    All packed in the included Protec rolling case allowing you to pack more equipment when travelling over long distances. It includes also a 2-in-1 umbrella with removable cover for additional lighting control.

    Item Includes:
    1x ELB 1200 Supplied with Li-Ion battery, charger, sync cord
    1x ELB 1200 Pro Head Supplied with 4 m flash cable and protective cap
    1x Grid Reflector 18 cm / 70° with 30° Grid
    1x Snappy carrying option with shoulder strap
    1x Umbrella shallow white/translucent 85 cm
    1x Skyport Transmitter Plus
    1x ProTec Rolling case

    Coming Soon

  • ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Roll Kit

    Coming SoonMore info

    ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Roll Kit

    EL10307.1

    Elinchrom ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Roll Kit- EL10307.1 with 1 head equipped with a grid reflector and 1 battery pack. All packed in the included Protec rolling case allowing you to pack more equipment when travelling over long distances. It includes also a 2-in-1 umbrella with removable cover for additional lighting control. The Skyport Transmitter Plus HS for either Canon®, Nikon® Sony® Olympus® or Panasonic® is not part of this set and must be ordered separately.

    Item Includes
    1x ELB 1200 Supplied with Li-Ion battery, charger, sync cord
    1x ELB 1200 Hi-Sync Head Supplied with 4 m flash cable and protective cap
    1x Grid Reflector 18 cm / 70° with 30° Grid
    1x Snappy carrying option with shoulder strap
    1x Umbrella shallow white/translucent 85 cm
    1x ProTec Rolling case

    Coming Soon

Accessories

Accessories

  • Rotalux Softbox Deep Octa 100cm

    $323.99More infoAdd to cart

    Rotalux Softbox Deep Octa 100cm

    EL26185

    This narrow shaped Deep Octa reduces the spread of light and offers sharper shadows compared to standard sized octagonal softboxes. It provides a very even diffuse light over the front screen and is an excellent crispy and direct light when used without diffusers to give a beauty dish look. 

    $323.99
    QTY
    Add to cart

  • HP Reflector 26cm 48°

    $122.99More infoAdd to cart

    HP Reflector 26cm 48°

    EL26137

    A bright, high performance reflector, ideal for general sports applications.

    $122.99
    QTY
    Add to cart

  • Umbrella Deep White 49"

    $139.95More infoAdd to cart

    Umbrella Deep White 49"

    EL26357

    Elinchrom Umbrella Deep White 125 cm (49"). Add an optional translucent diffuser EL26762 to deliver the effect of an indirect softbox.

    $139.95
    QTY
    Add to cart

  • ProTec Location bag

    $179.99More infoAdd to cart

    ProTec Location bag

    EL33195

    Elinchrom’s latest bag is designed for photographer on the go. Quality and craftsmanship is throughout as the ProTec Location bag can be customized and reconfigured to fit photographer’s equipment needs while enabling quick and secure transportation from location to location.

    $179.99
    QTY
    Add to cart

Shooting with the ELB 1200 ‘Into The Void’

Adventure Photographer, Tristan Shu, on his latest paragliding photo shoot with the ELB 1200

READ THE ARTICLE

Specifications

Specifications

ELB 1200
Flash capacity (Ws/J) 1200
Power distribution Asymmetrical 2:1 or symmetrical
F-Stop (1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°) ELB 1200 Pro 100%: 128
F-Stop (1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°) ELB 1200 Action 100%: 90.6
F-Stop (1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°) ELB 1200 Hi-Sync 100%: 128
Power range F-stop 8.5
Power range ws / J 100%: 14 – 1200 / 50%: 7 – 600 / 66%: 14 – 791 / 33%: 7 - 396
Power increments in F-Stop Dial: 1/10 – left/right buttons 1 F-Stop
Best flash duration t0.5 max. power ELB 1200 Action 1/8850 s at 33%, power setting 4.7 / 172 Ws
Recycling FAST to full power, in s 1.7
Recycling DEFAULT, to full power in s 3
Recycling ECO to full power, in s 6
Color temperature in K° at max. power 5500
Auto Power Dumping Adjusts power settings automatically
Power stability +/- 0.03 %
Modeling lamp modes On, free, prop, timer 1-60 s, VFC, dimmer 5-100%
Flashes out of one charged battery at min. max. power 20000 / 215 (Li-Ion Battery Air, included)
36000 / 400 (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
LED run time 1 / 2 heads up to 80 / 40 min. (Li-Ion Battery Air, Included)
up to 120 / 60 min. (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
Li-Ion Battery Air (included) 36V / 2.5 Ah / 90 Wh
Li-Ion Battery HD (optional) 36V / 4.0 Ah 144 Wh
Battery Box options USB charge socket for mobile devices: 5V max. 1 Amp., shipping mode setting, battery charge status with 4 LED’s
Charger : approx. recharge time in h 1.5 (Li-Ion Battery Air, included)
2.5 (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
EL-Skyport Built-in, 20 frequency channels, 4 groups
Sync voltage 5V compatible with all cameras
Sync socket 3.5 mm jack
Dimensions, complete unit including handle & battery box / without battery box (WxDxH) 7.1x5.1x11 in. (18x13x28 cm) / 7.1x5.1x8.6 in. (18x13x22 cm)
Dimensions Battery Box (WxDxH) 7.1x5.1x2.9 in. (18x13x7.5 cm)
Weight, without Battery Box / complete unit 6.8 lb. (3.2 kg) / 9.48 lb. (4.3 kg) (Li-Ion Battery Air, included)
Weight, Battery Box 2.4 lb. (1.1 kg) (Li-Ion Battery Air, included)
3.3 lb. (1.5 kg) (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
Supplied with ELB1200, battery box, quick charger, sync cable


ELB 1200 heads ELB 1200 Pro ELB 1200 Hi-Sync ELB 1200 Action
Article Number 20187 20188 20189
Flash capacity (Ws/J) 1200
F-Stop (2 and 1m, 100 ISO, 48° reflector) 100%: 64.0 / 128.0
66%: 45.4 / 90.4
50%: 45.0 / 90.0
33%: 32.4 / 64.4
100%: 64.0 / 128.0
66%: 45.4 / 90.4
50%: 45.0 / 90.0
33%: 32.4 / 64.4
100%: 45.6 / 90.6
66%: 45.0 / 90.0
50%: 32.6 / 64.6
33%: 32.0 / 64.0
Compatible power pack ELB 1200
Flash duration in s at max. power, in s t0.5 100%: 1/1280
66%: 1/1720
50%: 1/2130
33%: 1/2860
Optimized for HS 100%: 1/2360
66%: 1/3220
50%: 1/4350
33%:1/6060
Flash duration in s at min. power, in s, t0.5 100%: 1/1640
66%: 1/1670
50%: 1/2400
33%: 1/2220
Optimized for HS 100%: 1/3400
66%: 1/3120
50%: 1/5080
33%: 1/4850
Best flash duration, in s t0.5 33% Output B at 4.4 / 140 Ws
1/5050
Optimized for HS 33% Output B at 4.7 / 172 Ws
1/8850
Color temperature K° max. power 5500
Power stability +/- 0.03%
LED modelling lamp options On, free, prop, timer, VFC
LED modelling lamp in Watt / Lumens 50 W, dimmable LED (equivalent to 250 W), 4000 Lumens, daylight
LED CRI 92
LED discharge time 1 / 2 heads
(LED at 7.5 / Flash power at 1.1)
80 / 40 min. (Li-Ion Battery Air, Included)
120 / 60 min. (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
Flashtube No., plug-in user replaceable 24084 24089 24085
Glass dome No. 24930 (transparent)
Ventilation Cooling fan with on/off switch for silent video mode
Umbrella fitting Centered 7 mm tube and tilt head with 8 mm umbrella fixing
Tilt head adapter for tripods 5/8” standard
Dimensions (LxWxH) max. / min. 8.7x5.5x9 in. (22.5x14x23.1 cm) / 6.3x5.5x7.5 in. (16.8x14x19 cm) (without glass dome, tilthead folded)
Weight, head with 4m cable 4.85 lb. (2.2 kg)
Supplied with 4m cable, flashtube, LED modelling lamp, protective cap, glass dome
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