Profoto C1 Strobe Light for Smartphones
Good lighting isn't always easy when shooting with a smart phone. Built in LED flash lights often aren't enough to make a good natural looking shot. This changes now with the first portable studio strobe light for smart phones by Profoto.
A Light That Changes Everything
With the new Profoto C1 and the Profoto C1 Plus, Profoto introduces a strobe light which has been developed especially for smart phone users. It is so small it easily fits into your pockets and connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to your smart phone. Profoto's own camera app allows you to trigger it to take photos.
The round design of the diffusor dome offers an even light for soft shadows and fits your hand perfectly. All settings adjust automatically to your surroundings to offer the optimal flash power and color temperature, but can also be controlled in manual mode.
Both models are equipped with a Li-Polymer battery which can be charged via USB-C in about 2hrs. One charge can fire about 2000 flashes at full power or produce about 30-40 (depending on C1 or C1 Plus) minutes of continuous light.
The Profoto C1 offers a maximal light output of 1600 lumen via four warm white and three cool white LEDs for color temperature settings of 3000-6500 kelvin. Also a modeling light with an output of 280 Lumen can be set.
The Profoto C1 Plus has a maximum output of 4300 lumen and is equipped with a magnetic click-on mount for additional filters and light-shapers. It also comes with a thread for mounting the light on a light stand or extension arm. The C1 Pro is compatible to all Profoto AirTTL remotes and can be used with a classical digital camera aswell. Both models also feature a manual capture button right on the device.
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