The new Dock simply clips quickly to the base of the ELB 1200 pack, in place of the regular Lithium-ion battery.
Expanding the capability of the ELB 1200 from a weather sealed 1200Ws location machine, to a strobe which can now run for extended periods in the studio as well.
The ELB 1200 heads include a 50W LED modelling light. And also provide a silent fan mode for video use, where the continual AC power supply may well prove helpful.
The ELB 1200 Dock accepts worldwide mains power input, 100V-240V, 50/60Hz, and weighs 1.9Kg.
Flash recycle times are actually just a fraction slower using the AC Dock compared to battery power –
- Recycling times with Dock: 0.06 – 1.8s.
- Recycling times with Battery: 0.05 – 1.7s.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The ELB 1200 Dock should be available on stores shortly from $699 –
Elinchrom – Website
Elinchrom – ELB 1200 Overview