Being not only the first mains and battery powered TTL and HSS enabled studio strobe, the Indra also integrate seamlessly with the Phottix speedlite system.
Most importantly allowing a TTL master speedlight on camera, as many wedding and even photographers require.
INDRA 500 FEATURES
- 500Ws Studio Light
- TTL, Manual, Multi Modes
- High Speed Sync – To 1/8000s Shutter Speeds
- Second Curtain Sync
- TTL Adjustments: +/- 3 EV in 1/3 Stop Increments
- Manual Power: 1/128 to Full Power in 1/3 Stop Increments
- Wireless TTL and Manual Power Control with Phottix Odin and Mitros+ Systems
- Odin for Canon and Nikon Receivers Built In
- Phottix Strato II Receiver Built in
- 9W LED Modeling Light (9 Power Levels)
- Large Full Color TFT LCD screen
- USB Port for Firmware Updates
- 5000 mAh, 14.4 V Lithium-ion Battery – 400 Full-Power Shots, 2 Second Recycle Time
- 10,000 mAh Battery Available
- AC Power Adapter Available
With full TTL and HSS the Indra 500 may be a game changer for many wedding and event photographers who need to work quickly on location.
Automated HSS available in a high powered light is particularly significant as it removes the need to use ND lens filters to control the ambient light when using wide apertures.
And with an AC power option the Indra can provide the all in one lighting solution for studio and indoor use as well.
The Indra 500 TTL offer 8 stops of power adjustment – from full power to 1/128 in 1/3rd stop adjustments. TTL exposures can be adjusted in +/- 3 EV levels.
HIGH SPEED SYNC & SECOND CURTAIN SYNC
Traditional studio lights allow limited shutter speeds of up to around 1/200-1/250s. On location these speeds make balancing ambient light a challenge, having to sacrifice narrow depth of field to achieve a correct exposure.
With the Phottix Indra 500 TTL’s High Speed Sync function photographers can shoot at speeds up to 1/8000s, allowing wider apertures while still being able to control ambient light.
The Indra 500 TTL also provide Second Curtain Sync Functions, as well as Flash Bracketing, and Flash Exposure Lock. Even Stroboscopic Mode for special effects.
BUILT IN TRIGGERING
The Phottix Indra 500 TTL have the Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Canon and Nikon built directly inside the flash unit.
With a Strato II receivers also built into the Indra, Strato II transmitters can trigger the studio light in manual mode.
An optical slave mode is also available, as well as a standard 3.5mm sync port.
BATTERY PACK AND AC ADAPTER
When used with the Indra 500 TTL Studio Light, the compact 5000 mAh Lithum-ion Indra Battery Pack allows 340 (+) full power shots. And 10000 mAh battery options are also available.
The Indra Battery Pack also provides dual power ports which can power two Indra500 TTL Studio Lights simultaneously.
The Battery Pack’s LED display shows the power remaining, and a USB charging port allows for easy charging of smart phones or tablets etc.
The Indra Battery Pack can also power hot shoe flashes. With cables compatible for Phottix, Canon, Nikon or Sony flashes, the battery pack offers ultra-fast flash recycle times for small flashes.
The Indra AC Adapter can power two Indra500 TTL studio lights in 110 or 220V environments. Which is great for studio use, and super-fast recycle times.
The Indra AC Adapter can also feed AC power directly into hot shoe flashes for very fast recharge times. Ideal when using for using hot shoe flashes in the studio.
PHOTTIX ODIN II
And most significantly Phottix have also announced new Odin II transmitter and receiver units to be available in 2015.
The Odin II transmitter now provides very fast and easy access to 5 individual groups, any of which can be set to TTL, Manual, or OFF.
Modelling light power level control can also be set for each group from the new transmitter unit.
And importantly the Odin II transmitter now provide an AF assist light for low light focusing.
Combined with the Indra 500 TTL Studio Light, and TTL speedlites, the Odin II and Phottix system are looking very impressive, and will likely shape the future of a lot of location lighting to come.
INDRA 500 SPECIFICATIONS - Click to Expand
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PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The Phottix Indra500 TTL Studio Light are available now from around $1199 with Battery Pack –