The 11.1V 2000mAh PB820S provide approximately 900 full power speedlite flashes, up an extra 400 pops from the previous NiMH powered PB820 pack of the the same size.
The PB820S now provide a more compact and lightweight alternative to the very popular, though larger, dual port Godox PB960 Lithium-ion packs.
The PB820S basically providing the performance equivalent to one port from the PB960, recycling a speedlite in around 1 second at full power.
GODOX PB820S PROPAC FEATURES
- 11.1V 2000mAh Lithium-ion Battery
- Aprox. 900 Full Power Speedlite Pops
- Aprox. 1 second Full Power Speedite Recharge
- Compact and Lightwight (502 grams)
- Fast and Easy to Recharge
- LED Status and Battery Level Indicators
- Belt Clip and Shoulder Strap Mounting
- Mains Power and 12 volt Car Chargers Included
- Optional USB Charging Port
- Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Metz Power Cords Available.
- Also Compatible with Godox Witstro Bare Bulb Flashes
The PB820S provide a single standard DIN style power socket.
Though unlike the PB960 pack there is no locking ring provided to stop the cord from being tugged out of the PB820S pack.
The PB820S provide an LED light interface, showing working status, battery level indicator, and overheat status.
And a belt clip as well as shoulder strap are also provided.
An optional Godox PB-USB adapter is also available for recharging mobile phones and tablets etc from the PB820S.
The optional Godox DB-01 splitter cord can also be used to provide 2 power ports from the one PB820S pack, though this likely to cause a reduction in recycle times.
The PB820S are supplied with –
- PB820S Battery Pack
- Flash Power Cord
- 12 volt Car Charger
- Mains Power Wall Socket Charger
- Padded Shoulder Strap
- User Manual
(NOTE – Some sellers may not include the flash power cord, so that the particular cord version needed can purchased separately).
Power cords are available for Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Metz style high voltage flash sockets.
And the BP820S Propac are available in either green or black.
|Battery Type||Lithium battery|
|Battery capacity||11.1V / 2000mAh|
|Battery recharge time||Charger 2.5 hours; car charger 5 hours|
|The flash charging time||About 1 second (full power)|
|Full power flashes||About 900 times|
|Size||150 * 104 * 44mm|
COMPATIBLE FLASH MODELS
|Power Cord Model||Compatible Flash Models|
|CX||Canon 600EX, 580EX, 580EXII, 430EZ, 540EZ, 550EX and include models with the same external charging port other models|
|NX||Nikon SB910, SB900, SB800, SB28 EURO, SB28DX, SB80DX and include models with the same external charging port other models|
|SX||Sony HVL-F58AM and include models with the same external charging port other models|
|MX||Metz 58AF-1 / 58AF-2 (Canon mouth, Nikon mouth, mouth Sony, Panasonic mouth, Pentax mouth) as well as with external charging port models include other models in the same|
The Godox PB820S Lithium-ion Propacs provide a great alternative to the Canon and Nikon 8 Cell AA packs, providing considerably more capacity in a pack with just a little more size and weight.
While also being considerably more convenient to recharge than many AA batteries individually.
Though unlike the larger PB960, the PB820’s battery modules are not exchangeable or replaceable (unless third party battery outlets may possibly provide DIY replacement options in the future).
Like the PB960 the PB820 can also be used with the Godox Witstro bare bulb flash units.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The Godox Lithium-ion PB820S Propacs are available now from around $110 with power cord and accessories –
Godox – Website
Godox – PB960 Review