Profoto Reveals A1X Flash, Adds Sony Version; Now Available at B&H

Photography News: Today, Profoto is upgrading its smallest flash to the A1X AirTTL Studio Light. This model boasts an improved battery, faster performance, and models for Canon, Nikon, and Sony systems.

NEW YORK--()--B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of the Profoto A1X AirTTL Studio Light. This is a solid upgrade for Profoto’s smallest studio strobe, available for Canon, Nikon, and Sony camera systems.

Profoto A1X AirTTL-C Studio Light

for Canon

for Nikon

for Sony

Product Highlights

  • Built-In AirTTL, Use On or Off Camera
  • Faster Recycling: 1 sec
  • Upgraded Battery: 450 Full Power Flashes
  • High-Speed Sync, LED Modeling Light
  • 9-Stop Power Range, 76Ws Output
  • Weighs 1.2 lb Including Battery
  • Optional Wireless TTL with Air Remote
  • Includes Bounce Card, Dome Diffuser
  • Wide Lens, Flash Stand, USB Cable
  • A1 Bag with Shoulder Strap

The design of the A1X has remained consistent, though a few notable changes have improved performance in meaningful ways. These upgrades include a new Li-Ion Battery that is rated for 450 full-power flashes, which is 100 more than its predecessor, a faster recycle time of just 1 second, the use of 20 wireless channels instead of 8, and an updated interface. Otherwise, it maintains the same rounded head and magnetic mount for Light Shaping Tools that made the original model so successful. Making this flash even better is AirTTL and HSS support for automatic metering. It also has an LED modeling light, a clean user interface, a built-in Air Remote, zoom function, and more.

Profoto is also offering an Off-Camera Kit. This bundles the A1X with a Connect Remote and is available for Canon, Nikon, and Sony systems.

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Shawn C. Steiner
B&H Photo Video

Release Summary

Profoto is upgrading its smallest flash to the A1X AirTTL Studio Light. This model boasts an improved battery, and faster performance.

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Shawn C. Steiner
B&H Photo Video