Profoto B1X 500 AirTTL Two-Light Location Kit

The Profoto B1X 500 is a 500w battery powered flash designed for the adventurous photographer who likes to get out there on location in the real world. The Profoto B1X can be used both on, or off camera, and is battery-powered to provide freedom and flexibility. The B1X is compatible with Profoto's dedicated system of lightweight OCF light shaping tools that are designed for maximum mobility and ease of use. The two-light location kit comprises of two B1X 500 AirTTL monolights, two Li-Ion batteries, a 4.5A battery charger, a 1.8A car charger, and a backpack.
  • Powerful 500W flash
  • Full TTL functionality
  • Fast Flash durations and High Speed Sync
  • Quick to set up. Easy to use
  • Shape light in broad daylight with HSS
  • Modeling light with power and quality
  • Compatible with Profoto's dedicated range of compact, lightweight OCF Light Shaping Tools.
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R70,495.00
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Powerful 500W flash

The Profoto B1X flash features a max power rating of 500w at full power, making it up to 10 times more powerful than an average flashgun/speedlight. The battery pack's Li-Ion battery can be charged in or out of the pack and will give up to 325 full-power flashes.


Full TTL functionality

Pair the the Profoto B1X with an air TTL remote and the kit will features full TTL metering, enabling the head to automatically change flash output, simply point, shoot, and get correctly exposed pictures.


Fast Flash durations and High Speed Sync

The Profoto B1X features a full fast flash duration range of 1/1,000 - 1/19,000 Sec. and features both HSS (Canon) and FP-sync (Nikon) compatibility (air TTL remote required) to enable the flash head to be triggered at a flash sync speed of up to 1/8000 Sec.


Quick to set up. Easy to use

Profoto doesn’t do complicated. The B1X is a fully cordless light with few simple, intuitive controls and a large easy-to-read LED display. So instead of tripping over cables or fiddling with sub menus or user manuals, you can focus on being creative. Sometimes less is more.


Shape light in broad daylight with HSS

With Profoto High-Speed Sync (HSS) it doesn’t matter how bright the sun shines. It enables you to use your flash at shutter speeds up to 1/8,000s. So you can overpower the sun and shape your light even with large apertures in broad daylight.


Modeling light with power and quality

A powerful 24W LED (Output equivalent to 130W Halogen) modeling light enables you to preview your shot and evaluate how light and shadows falls on the subject. The power and quality of the modelling light also makes it very useful as main or fill light in low light situations.


With tools to explore your light shaping potential

Photography is all about controlling and shaping light. With the B1X it is easy to take your creativity to the next level with Profoto's dedicated range of compact, lightweight OCF Light Shaping Tools.

  • Two B1X 500 AirTTL monolights
  • Two Li-Ion batteries
  • 4.5A battery charger
  • 1.8A car charger
  • Backpack
Maximum Watt/Seconds 500Ws +/- 1/20 Stop
Guide Number 291 @6.56' (2.0 m), 100 ISO with Magnum reflector
Display LCD Indicators:
Power in 1/10 stop increments
Battery charge level
Modeling light status
Recycle alert (beep, dim, beep and dim, silent)
Sync (slave, radio channel, group)

Back Panel Control:
Modeling light button
Sync button
Test, On/Off button
Power dial

Flash Variability 1/10 or 1-stop increments 9.0 stops
2.0 - 10 power level (1/256-1/1)
2.0 - 500Ws
Recycle Time Minimum/Maximum: 0.1 - 1.9 sec
Quick Burst Mode: 20 frames per sec
Flash Duration Normal Mode (t0.5): 1/11,000 - 1/1000 sec min/max power
Freeze Mode (0.05): 1/19,000 - 1/1000 sec min/max power
Color Temperature 5600K
Normal Mode:
+/- 150K over entire power range, +/- 20K flash to flash
Freeze Mode:
+/- 800K over entire power range, +/- 50K flash to flash
Beam Angle 77 degrees with built-in reflector and opal protective glass
Modeling Light 2500 lumens, 24 W LED (130 W tungsten equivalent)
Replaceable by service tech
Modeling Light Control Off / Proportional / Free (full) 5.0 - 100%
Wireless Remote Yes, via optional Air Remote TTL-C/N/S/O, Air remote, Air USB (Profoto Studio) Wireless range:
Up to 1,000' (300 m) for normal triggering
Up to 330' (100 m) for TTL with optional Air Remote
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz
Triggering Air radio slaves, optical (IR), sync cord
Max Sync Speed Up to 1/250 sec in normal mode
Up to 1/8000 sec in high speed mode
Operating Voltage 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, self-sensing
14.8 VDC / 3 Ah via included, rechargeable battery
Auto Power Off Yes, after 60 minutes of disuse
Sleep mode after 30 minutes of disuse
Battery Type Lithium-ion
325 full-power flashes Battery Life: 300 charge cycles (to 80% left)
Flash Ready Indicator Beep tone, ready right, modeling light dimming
Battery Charge Time 2.5 Hours with included 2.8 V multi-voltage charger
1.5 Hours with optional 4.5 V quick charger
Battery Charge Display Green LED Indicators: 3 sections 100-70%
2 sections 70-40%
1 section 40-10%
1 Section blinking: 10%
User Replaceable Flashtube No, via authorized service tech
Voltage Stabilization Yes
Circuit Protection Adaptive thermal control
Fan Cooled Yes
Auto Dump Yes
Operating Temperature 14 to +122°F (-10 to +50°C)
Storage: 4 to +140°F (-20 to +60°C)
Dimensions Length x Diameter:
Body Only: 12.2 x 5.12 (310 x 130 mm)
With 5/8" (16 mm) Stand Adapter: 12.2 x 6.69" (310 x 170 mm)
Weight 6.61 lb (3.0 kg) including battery
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