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Godox AD600 Pro Flash

Category:Lighting

Purchased this flash for portrait photography….wicked unit!

 

 

Specifications:

  • All-in-One Outdoor Flash
  • 600 Ws Power
  • 0.01-0.9 sec Recycle Time
  • 38W LED Modelling Lamp
  • 12 continuous flashes in 1/16 power output
  • 360 full power pops
  • Stable Colour Temperature (changes within +- 75k over the entire power range in colour temperature mode)
  • It is compatible with TTL auto flash systems of multi-brand cameras
  • Built-in Godox 2.4G Wireles X System with Great Compatibility:
  • With built-in Godox 2.4G wireless X system, AD600Pro is compatible with Canon E-TTL II, Nikon i-TTL autoflash, Sony, FUJIFILM, Olympus, Panasonic TTL autoflash system.
  • Support for 1/8000s high-speed sync.
  • With master & slave function, AD600Pro can be used in combination with Godox TTL camera flashes, TTL outdoor flashes, etc.
  • XPro and X1 series TTL wireless flash triggers are recommended
  • Two Power Supply Methods with Great Flexibility:
  • Professional lithium battery pack has large capacity (28.8V / 2600 mAh) to provide 360 full power flashes and recycles in 0.01-0.9 seconds.
  • Adopts AC26 AC power source to achieve AC-DC dual-purpose
  • Adaptability:
  • With Type-C USB port to achieve firmware upgrade which helps keep pace with the latest technology. With a 3.5mm sync cord jack and wireless control port to achieve multiple sync triggering methods
  • AD600Pro adopts the Bowens mount with a variety of accessories and great compatibility
  • Specifications:
  • Wireless Slave Unit Mode: Radio transmission mode (compatible with Canon E-TTL II, Nikon i-TTL, Sony, FUJIFILM, Olympus and Panasonic)
  • Flash Mode: Wireless off: M/Multi; Slave unit of radio transmission: TTL/M/Multi
  • Guide No. (m ISO 100): 87 (m ISO 100, with high-efficiency standard reflector)
  • Flash Duration: 1/220 to 1/10100 seconds
  • Power: 600Ws
  • Power Output: 9 steps: 1/256 to 1/1
  • Stroboscopic Flash: Provided (up to 100 times, 100 Hz)
  • Flash Exposure Compensation (FEC): Manual. Feb: +- 3 stops in 1/3 stop increments
  • Sync Mode: High-speed sync (up to 1/8000 seconds), first-curtain sync, and second-curtain sync
  • Delay Flash: 0.01 – 30 seconds
  • Mask: Yes
  • Fan: Yes
  • Beeper: Yes
  • Modelling Lamp (LED): 38W/4800K/TLIC:93
  • Optical Slave Flash: S1/S2
  • Flash Duration Indication: Yes
  • Display: Dot-matrix panel
  • Wireless Flash (2.4G wireless transmission)
  • Wireless Flash Function: Slave, Off
  • Controllable Slave Groups: 5 (A, B, C, D, E)
  • Transmission Range (approx.): 100m
  • Channels: 32 (1-32)
  • Wireless ID: To avoid signal interference effectively, triggering can only be achieved when the channels and wireless IDs of the master and slave unit are set the same settings.
  • Power Supply
  • Lithium Battery Pack: 28.8V / 2600 mAh
  • Full Power Flashes: 360
  • Recycle Time: Approx. 0.01-0.9 seconds
  • Battery Indicator: Yes
  • Power Indication: Powers off automatically after approx. 30 – 120 minutes of idle operation.
  • Other
  • Sync Triggering Mode: 3.5mm sync line, wireless control port
  • Modelling Lamp: 38W
  • Colour Temperature: 5600 +- 200K
  • Stable Colour Temperature Mode: Changes within +-75K over the entire power range
  • Handle Adjusting Way: Stepless
  • USB Port: Type-C USB Port
  • Dimensions with battery (flash tube and reflector not included): 250 x 245 x 125 mm
  • Weight with battery (flash tube and reflector not included): 3 kg

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Neewer # 216 bulb LED studio lighting package ($279.99 CDN)

Category:Lighting

I am waiting to see if these lights will work better than my large Cowboy Studio lamps in my small office. The adapter allows you to use AC rather than the rechargeable batteries supplied.

The lighting is excellent – and the rechargeable batteries seem to last a good time. I also have the AC battery inserts for when the batteries fizzle out ($29.99 CDN each). If only I had a few more wall outlets!

 

 

 

I have also purchased a dual battery charger for these as only one charger was included – tough when one after the other needs charging and you only have a single charging station!

Neewer Dual-Channel LCD Display Battery Charger with 3 Plug(US Plug,EU Plug,Car Adapter) for Sony NP-F550/F570/F750/F770/F930/F950/F960/F970, NP-FM50/FM500H/QM71/QM91/QM71D/QM91D Camcorder Batteries ($49.99 CDN)


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Lighting and Greenscreens

Category:Lighting,Screencasting Equipment

Canadian Studio  Lighting System ($269.00 CDN)

 

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This is the lighting system I purchased from Amazon (sign up for Amazon Prime and save some $$ if you are doing a lot of purchases – some better deals, 2 day shipping for free and more!)

The instructions for setting up the lights and backdrop were terrible, but by trial and error I eventually figured out what goes with what.

You will need a few more clips than are supplied to hold the fabric taught ( Home Hardware works for me)

All in all – it is a very good setup for screencasting and I can recommend it for the price.

I have a light on the ceiling of my office and have changed to daylight bulbs so I don’t need the boom arm for my head lighting (seems to work , and saves a lot of room in my office as well).

I also find having my main and fill lighting lower so as to reduce the shine on my gray hair works a bit better.

 


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