Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL To Go Kit

The Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL is a powerful, portable TTL 500w battery powered flash which can be used both on, or off camera. The Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL features full TTL with both Canon and Nikon cameras (Separate Camera brand specific Elinchrom Transmitter PRO required); is FP- and HSS-sync capable for flash syncs speeds of up to 1/8000 s; and features fast flash durations of up to 1/20000Sec.
  • 1 x ELB 500 TTL Pack with Battery
  • 1 x ELB 500 Flash Head
  • 1 x Head Cable
  • 1 x Battery Charger, 1 x Sync Cord
  • 1 x Reflector (7")
  • 1 x Snappy Carry Case w/ Shoulder Strap
  • 1 x ProTec Location bag
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Powerful 500w flash

The Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL flash features a max power rating of 500w at full power, making it up to 10 times more powerful than an average flashgun/speedlight. For on location work, the battery will give up to 400 full-power flashes per charge, and for shooting in studio you can use mains power while also providing an active charge.


The Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL head weighs just 600g, and the unit with the battery weighs 2.48 kg.

Full TTL functionality

The Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL features full TTL metering, enabling the head to automatically change flash output, simply point, shoot, and get correctly exposed pictures.


The Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL features a fast flash duration range of up to 1/20000 Sec. and features both HSS (Canon) and FP-sync (Nikon) compatibility to enable the flash head to be triggered at a flash sync speed of up to 1/8000 Sec. Additionally, the flash also features a fast recycling time of 0.05 - 2 seconds.

Two asymmetrical controllable flash heads

The Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL unit offers a wide variety of lighting possibilities when used with two asymmetrical controllable flash heads.

  • Li-Ion Battery for ELB 500 TTL
  • Battery Charger for ELB 500 TTL
  • Multi-Plug Adapter Set
  • Mains Supply Power Cable
  • ELB 500 TTL Flash Head
  • 8' Cable
  • Flash Tube
  • Protective Cap
  • Snappy Carry Bag with Shoulder Strap for ELB 500 TTL
  • 7" (17.8 cm) Grid Reflector for Quadra Heads
  • ProTec Location Bag
  • Shoulder Strap
ELB 500 TTL (Without Battery)
Auto Power Dumping Yes
Battery Li-Ion 14.4V / 5Ah / 72 Wh
Battery Life 28000 (min power) / 400 (full power)
Battery Level Indicator On Unit and Battery
Best Flash Duration at Power 1/20000 (7.1 Ws / t0.1)
Primary Grey
Colour Temperature at Max. Power 5500 °K
Distance Range 100 m
Energy 500 Ws/J
F-Stop (1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°) 64.8
Height 18.1 cm
Hi-Sync No
LED Modelling Lamp Watt / Lumens 14
Length 16.3 cm
Material Aluminium
Dimmable Modelling Lamp 40 steps
Modelling Lamp Mode On / Off, Free, Prop, Timer 1-60 s, VFC
Power Distribution Full Asymmetry
Power Increments in F-Stop 1/10th
Power Range 7 to 500 Ws
Display OLED, colored
Power Range F-Stop 7
Power Stability +/- 0.05 %
Recharge Time 1.4 h
Recycling (ECO) 3.5 s
Recycling (FAST) 0.05 s
Skyport Type Built-in Skyport / Phottix Odin 2
Sync Socket 3.5 mm Jack
Sync Voltage 5 V
Weight (max.) 2.48 kg
Weight 1.74 kg
Width 9 cm
HSS Yes, with Elinchrom Pro Transmitter
Color Stability +/- 200 over 7 F-stops
ELB 500 Head
Best Flash Duration at Power 1/20000 (Action) - 1/3400 (Normal)
Primary Grey
Colour Temperature at Max. Power 5500 °K
Energy 500 Ws/J
F-Stop (1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°) 64.8
Shortest Flash at Power Setting 7.1
Flashtube N° 24090 : Plug-in, Replaceable
Flash Duration 20000 s
Height 8 cm
Hi-Sync No
LED Modelling Lamp Watt / Lumens 14 W
Length 16 cm
Material ABS plastics
Dimmable Modelling Lamp 40 Steps
Modelling Lamp Mode On / Off, free, prop, timer 1-60 s, VFC
Power Range F-Stop 7
Supplied With 2.5 m cable, flash tube, LED modelling lamp, protective cap
Tilt Head Adapter 5/8"
Umbrella Fitting Centered Tube - 7 mm
Weight (max.) 0.660 kg
Weight 0.610 kg
Width 9 cm
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