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NewsFlash ⚡ The Elinchrom FIVE Has Arrived!

NewsFlash ⚡ The Elinchrom FIVE Has Arrived!

The new Elinchrom FIVE battery-powered monolight has arrived and it is packed with features that make it the perfect light for any photographer. The build quality is impeccable, and the light output is incredible. The Elinchrom FIVE is sure to be a hit whether you shoot weddings, fashion, portraiture, corporate, food, automotive and more.

In this blog, we’ll take you through some of the key talking points of this amazing new battery-powered strobe. If you have any specific questions that aren’t answered here, please get in touch and we’d be happy to provide more information.

Never settle. Always adventure.

What are the key features of the Elinchrom FIVE? 

The Elinchrom FIVE is a powerful 522Ws studio flash offering an impressive 450 full-power flashes from one charge. The removable onboard Li-Ion battery allows photographers an easy cable-free flash solution, and weighing only 3kg (including the battery) ensures this portable flash head is ready for any adventure, inside or out. 

Power to shoot longer 

When it comes to on-location photography, one of the most important factors is having enough power to get the job done. The Elinchrom FIVE offers 450 full-power flashes or 2 hours and 15 minutes of full-power continuous LED shooting, on a single charge. The detachable Elinchrom FIVE High-Capacity Li-Ion Battery can be charged to 80% in just 1 hour when attached to the FIVE head, or in 2 hours when charged externally. This gives you the freedom to shoot for longer without having to worry about running out of power.  

The Elinchrom FIVE is very lightweight (3kg including battery) and easy to transport as all Elinchrom FIVE kits come with an included carry case, making it an ideal choice for photographers who are always on the go. 

Active Charge with any USB-C charger

The Elinchrom FIVE can be connected to any USB-C power source and continue shooting while charging regardless of the battery. Use a Powerbank, laptop charger or the included 65W USB-C Wall Charger to keep shooting without worrying about running out of power.   

Tough, reliable and cable free!

The FIVE is built to withstand whatever you or Mother Nature throw at it. A recycling time of 1.6 seconds to full power (20% faster than the Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL), optimised cooling and cable-free design ensure a simple, reliable user experience. Explore your creativity to the max, the FIVE will never let you down.

Sleek user interface  

The FIVE’s interface is easy to use, and its quick menu ensures you'll never miss a chance to capture the moment. If you're a fan of the Elinchrom ELC 125 or 500 TTL, then you'll love the Elinchrom FIVE. This monolight is packed with features that will help you take your photography to the next level.  

Speed & Simplicity with TTL

Elinchrom FIVE is the perfect partner for those time-sensitive photo shoots, where speed and convenience are paramount to getting the job done successfully. For manual shooters, the “Manual Lock” function allows you to get an initial “lock” on the exposure in TTL, and then switch to manual mode to make creative adjustments.

Optimal light spread 

A great image is all about the light. And with the Elinchrom FIVE, you have total control over shaping that light to create the perfect image every time.  

This portable strobe light is designed around an unconcealed flash tube for optimal light spread, giving you the power to sculpt the light exactly how you want it. With its five-stop power range, you can dial in the perfect amount of light for any situation. 

This powerful light includes a 4000 lumen, 95 CRI bi-colour LED (2700K to 6500K) making it perfect for photography and videography with accurate colour.

Integrates with your choice of light shapers 

If you're a fan of Elinchrom products, then you'll be excited to know that the new FIVE monolight is natively compatible with all Elinchrom light shapers, including the popular Rotalux softbox range. This gives you a wide range of options for shaping and directing your light, making it perfect for any type of photography. Whether you're shooting portraits, fashion, product photography, or anything else, the FIVE gives you the flexibility to create any look you want. 

Full control via the Elinchrom Studio App

You'll be excited to know that the Elinchrom FIVE has built-in Bluetooth Bridge, enabling you to adjust settings not only of your FIVE, but of other Elinchrom flash heads via the Elinchrom Studio App. Custom setups can be saved and reloaded when needed, saving you time for your next shoot.

Continuing Elinchrom's award-winning history

Receiving "Best in Show" from both Digital Camera World and Amateur Photographer at The Photography Show 2022, the FIVE is the latest award-winning flash head in Elinchrom's 60-year history.


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