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Profoto D2 500Ws AirTTL Monolight Studio Flash

Profoto D2 500Ws AirTTL Monolight Studio Flash

Featuring action freezing abilities of a 1/8000th second high-speed sync shutter speed, 20 framers per second burst speed, and minimum flash duration of 1/63000th second, the Profoto D2 is currently the world's fastest monolight with TTL.TTL functionality lets the Profoto D2 sync to your camera, and change flash settings to ensure that your subject is correctly exposed.This model of the Profoto D2 features a power output of 500W per second, a more powerful 1000W model is also available if needed.
  • Adjustable in 1/10 f-stops over a 10 f-stop power range
  • Bursts up to 20 flashes per second with flash durations up to 1/63,000 of a second
  • High Speed Sync up to 1/8,000s
  • TTL and manual mode
  • Integrated with AirTTL flashes like B1 and B2
  • Built-in reflector for maximum output and minimizing of straylight
  • High-resolution display with a superior, intuitive interface
  • Optional Quartz flashtube for high volume packshot available
  • Compatible with 120+ Light Shaping Tools
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Available to Order. Usually ships within 5-10 days
SKU 901012

1/63,000th sec. flash duration and High-Speed Sync up to 1/8,000th sec. - Freeze any shot

The combination of both a fast sync and flash duration on the Profoto D2 enables you to freeze almost any shot, whether its moving water, an athlete, or even a bullet, the shot can be completely frozen.

20 Frames per second shooting and quick recycle times Never miss a shot

Featuring a lightning fast burst rate of up to 20 fps, the Profoto D2 can keep up to even the most powerful current DSLR. A fast recycle time also helps to ensure that your flash is ready for the next shot.

500Ws power - Overpower any light

With a maximum output of 500 watts per second this model of the Profoto D2 packs enough punch to overpower any light. Overpowering ambient or direct light opens up a whole new world of creative lighting, put you subjects directly in-front of the sun and fill in their dark silhouettes to get a stunning image.

TTL auto metering - No more fiddling with settings

TTL functionality lets the Profoto D2 sync to your camera, and automatically change flash power settings to ensure that your subject is correctly exposed.

In the box
  • D2 500 AirTTL
  • Power cable
  • Small carry bag
Energy control increments:
1/10 or full f-stops
Recycling time:
D2 500 AirTTL: 0.03-0.6s (quick burst up to 20 flashes per second)
D2 1000 AirTTL: 0.03-1.2s (quick burst up to 20 flashes per second)
Max modeling light:
Max 300 W (Halogen)
Flash duration normal mode (t0.5):
D2 500 AirTTL: 1/2,600 s (500 Ws) – 1/17,000 s (1 Ws)
D2 1000 AirTTL: 1/1,600 s (1000 Ws) – 1/11,000 s (2 Ws)
Flash duration freeze mode (t0.5):
D2 500 AirTTL: 1/2,600 s (500 Ws) – 1/63,000 s (1 Ws)
D2 1000 AirTTL: 1/1,600 s (1000 Ws) – 1/50,000 s (2 Ws)
High Speed Sync:
High Speed Sync up to 1/8,000s
Guide number @2m / 100 ISO with Magnum Reflector:
D2 500 AirTTL: 45 8/10
D2 1000 AirTTL: 64 8/10
Built-in reflector for maximum output and minimizing straylight.
High-resolution display with a superior, intuitive interface.
Come with standard flashtube D2 500/1000. Optional Quartz flashtube for high volume packshot available.
Diameter: 13 cm (5.1”)
Length: 31 cm (12,2”)
Height: 18 cm (7.1”)
D2 500 AirTTL: 3 kg (6.6 lbs)
D2 1000 AirTTL: 3.4 kg (7.5 lbs)
Radio sync and control:
Yes, built in AirTTL supporting wireless sync, control and TTL. Fully integrated with other AirTTL flashes such as B1 and B2. (Requires an Air Remote TTL that is sold separately.)
Recommended Air accessories:
901039 Air Remote TTL-C for Canon
901040 Air Remote TTL-N for Nikon
901031 Air Remote for most DSLRs and medium format cameras.

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1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.


Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
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Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty, which only applies to when registering your Tamron/Sigma product.


Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.


Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product.  The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.


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   1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product.  ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.

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  • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed.


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Your parcel is well packaged and bubble wrapped before delivery. We also fully insure your parcels contents for the journey to your door.

Delivery Charges:

We charge a flat-rate for shipping and the charges are per order. 

  • Express Shipping to Main Cities @ R 150.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 1-2 Business Days)* - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.
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