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AlienBees™ Flash Unit

$224.95 - $359.95
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Overview

The AlienBees™ are powerful, fast, accurate and versatile, with easy-to-use analog controls. The AlienBees™ self-contained studio flash units are available in three output models and five bold colors.

Perfect For: Students, Hobbyists, Beginners and Beyond

Sync Cord Compatibility: All Paul C. Buff, Inc. flash units arrive with a 15' sync cord for connecting to a camera's PC sync terminal. Not all camera's are equipped with a PC sync terminal. If you plan on using this cable, and not wireless remotes, you may need a hot shoe adapter. Check your camera's compatibility

Find out how the AlienBees compares to our other flash models.

Features
6 f-stop power variability (5 Ws to 160 Ws)
Continuous slider adjustment from full to 1/32 power
Internal cooling fan for heavy duty use
WYSIWYG modeling previews
Standard 120 VAC, 50-60 Hz power requirements
Arrives With
7 in. silver field reflector
Protective shipping cover
150W modeling lamp
Flashtube
Down-Angle 15 ft. Power Cord
Standard 15 ft. sync cord (1/8" to PC)
Light Stand Mounting Block
AlienBees™ Product Manual
60-Day Absolute Satisfaction Guarantee
2-Year Factory Warranty
Features
6 f-stop power variability (10 Ws to 320 Ws)
Step less slider adjustment from full to 1/32 power
Internal cooling fan for heavy duty use
WYSIWYG modeling previews
Standard 120 VAC, 50-60 Hz power requirements
Arrives With
7 in. silver field reflector
Protective shipping cover
150W modeling lamp
Flashtube
Down-Angle 15 ft. Power Cord
Standard 15 ft. sync cord (1/8" to PC)
Light Stand Mounting Block
AlienBees™ Product Manual
 
60-Day Absolute Satisfaction Guarantee
2-Year Factory Warranty
Features
6 f-stop power variability (20 Ws to 640 Ws)
Step less slider adjustment from full to 1/32 power
Internal cooling fan for heavy duty use
WYSIWYG modeling previews
Standard 120 VAC, 50-60 Hz power requirements
Arrives With
7 in. silver field reflector
Protective shipping cover
150W modeling lamp
Flashtube
Down-Angle 15 ft. Power Cord
Standard 15 ft. sync cord (1/8" to PC)
Light Stand Mounting Block
AlienBees™ Product Manual
 
60-Day Absolute Satisfaction Guarantee
2-Year Factory Warranty

Product Video

Product Specs

  AlienBees™ B400 AlienBees™ B800 AlienBees™ B1600
Wattseconds 160 Ws 320 Ws 640 Ws
Power Variability 6 f-stops (full to 1/32) 6 f-stops (full to 1/32) 6 f-stops (full to 1/32)
Recycle to Full 0.5 sec. 1 sec. 2 sec.
Flash Duration (t.5) 1/1600 sec. (at full power) 1/3000 sec. (at 1/32 power) 1/3300 sec. (at full power) 1/1650 sec. (at 1/32 power) 1/1800 sec. (at full power) 1/900 sec. (at 1/32 power)
Flash Duration (t.1) 1/2000 sec. (at full power) 1/1000 sec. (at 1/32 power) 1/1100 sec. (at full power) 1/550 sec. (at 1/32 power) 1/600 sec. (at full power) 1/300 sec. (at 1/32 power)
Power Requirements 120 VAC, 50-60 HZ
Average Current Draw 6 amps average
Sync / Trigger Voltage Less than 6 volts
Modeling Lamp 150W max.
Flashtube 14mm flashtube (daylight-balanced and UV-coated)
Stand Mount Fits stands up to 5/8"
Umbrella Mount Accepts umbrella rods up to 9mm
Weight 2.5 pounds 2.9 pounds 3.7 pounds
Dimensions 8.5 in. (length) x 7.875 in. (height) x 5.75 inches (width)

Dimensions Note: length measurements taken from the front of the shipping cover (in place on the unit’s faceplate) to the back panel; height measurements taken from the top of the umbrella screw to the bottom of the light stand top coupler, folded back underneath the unit; width measurements taken from side to side at the widest points