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The Profoto B1 500 AirTTL Battery Monolight
ProGear is excited to introduce Profoto’s brand-new TTL, B1 500 battery monolight. The B1 gives you reliable battery power, precision control, and, best of all, it lets you run TTL through your compatible Canon or Nikon camera. 

 

Its versatile and brilliant design—no cables or cords—lets you shoot how you want. Add to that power, speed, and the many light shaping-possibilities that Profoto lights are known for, and you have an off-camera flash that makes gorgeous light easy.

 

 

 

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B1 details at a glance
- Wirelessly integrate the B1 with your Canon camera with the Air Remote TTL-C, which attaches to the hot shoe and can be set to either automatic TTL mode or Manual mode for full creative lighting control. Operates at up to 1,000 ft. without any cables or cords.

- The high-capacity Li-Ion Battery for the B1 provides up to 220 full-power flashes and saves you the trouble of having to worry about running out of power. The battery is exchanged in seconds thanks to the quick-release design

- 500Ws adjustable in 1/10 f-stop increments over a 9 f-stop power range

- Quick-burst capability ensures you nail the shot

- Compatibility with a wide range of Profoto light-shaping tools.

 

 

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Profoto B1 500 AirTTL
The Profoto B1 makes it easier than ever to take the flash off your camera. With AirTTL you set the light in a flash. With battery power and a clever design with no cables or cords, you can take the B1 with you wherever you go and put it wherever you want. Add to that the power, speed and light shaping possibilities that Profoto lights are known for, and you have an off-camera flash that makes great light easy.
- Patent pending AirTTL technology takes the concept of “point and shoot” to the next level.
- Exchangeable, integrated battery provides up to 220 full-power flashes per charge.
- Cordless design and wireless Air technology allows you to shoot without cords and restraints.
- Quick burst capability eliminates the risk of missing that perfect shot waiting for the flash.
- 500Ws adjustable in 1/10 f-stop increments over a 9 f-stop power range give you both power and precise control.
- Compatible with a wide range of Profoto Light Shaping Tools.

 

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Li-Ion Battery for B1
High-capacity battery for the B1.
Spare battery for the B1 off-camera flash. This high-capacity battery will provide up to 220 full-power flashes and save you the trouble of having to worry about running out of power. The battery is exchanged in seconds thanks to the quick release design.
- High-capacity lithium-ion battery provides up to 220 full-power flashes.
- Integrated LED battery indicator.
- Recharges in one or two hours, depending if standard charger or quick charger is being used.
- Optional car charger available for recharging on location.

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Profoto Air Remote TTL-C
Wirelessly integrates your B1 with your Canon camera.
Attach this small unit to your Canon camera’s hot shoe to wirelessly integrate your B1 with your camera. Can be set to either automatic TTL mode or Manual mode for full creative lighting control. Has an operating range of up to 300m (1,000 ft) without any cables or cords.
- Merges the B1 with your Canon camera without any cords.
- TTL mode for fully automatic point and shoot shots.
- Manual mode for full creative lighting control.
- Can also be used for syncing and manually controlling any Profoto unit that is compatible with Air.
- Long operating range of up to 300m (1,0000ft).
- Open frequency band (2.4 GHz). - Approved for worldwide use.
- USB port for free firmware upgrades.
- Small and handy.

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Battery Charger 2.8A
Recharges the B1’s battery in two hours. Standard charger for the B1. Delivered with power cable and nylon storage pouch.
- Recharges an empty battery in two hours.
- Integrated LED charge status indicator.

Battery Charger 4.5A
Recharges the B1’s battery in only one hour. Optional quick charger for B1. Delivered with power cable and nylon storage pouch. 
- Recharges an empty battery in one hour. 
- Integrated LED charge status indicator.

Car Charger 1.8A
Recharges the B1’s battery in two hours from standard car cigarette connector. Connect the Car Charger to a standard car cigarette connector and your B1 battery will be fully recharged in two hours. An invaluable asset when there are no wall outlets nearby! Delivered with a nylon storage pouch.
- Recharges an empty battery in two hours.
- Integrated LED ready indicator.

Bag XS
Tailor-made for protecting photographic equipment.
The Bag XS is a standard accessory for the B1, but can also be used to protect D1s, cameras, lenses and other smaller accessories during storage and transport thanks to the adjustable inner compartments.

BackPack M
Travel with comfort to your on-location shoot.
Grab our handy, high quality backpack and pack it with the lights you need for your on-location shoot. Fits two B1 or D1 flashes plus accessories and two stands. Can also be used for storing other lights and photographic equipment thanks to the adjustable inner compartments.

Accessory Pouch
Keeps your small items safe.
A small and handy pouch that can be used to store Air Remotes, chargers, smaller camera accessories and other pieces of photographic equipment.

Power Cables for Battery Chargers 2.8A and 4.5A
Power Cable EUR C7 Spare mains cable for Battery Charger 2.8A and Battery Charger 4.5A.
Power Cable JAP C7 Spare mains cable for Battery Charger 2.8A and Battery Charger 4.5A.
Power Cable US/CAN C7 Spare mains cable for Battery Charger 2.8A and Battery Charger 4.5A.
Power Cable AUS C7 Spare mains cable for Battery Charger 2.8A and Battery Charger 4.5A.
Power Cable UK C7 Spare mains cable for Battery Charger 2.8A and Battery Charger 4.5A

 

WHEN CAN I GET MY HANDS ON ONE? 
RENTING THE PROFOTO B1 
ProGear will be renting and selling the B1 System as they become available, according to Profoto’s delivery estimates, we expect to have rental and inventory for sale by mid-December 2013. Also, we will be configuring our rental packages and pricing and announce them shortly.

PURCHASING THE PROFOTO B1 
ProGear is now accepting pre-orders for end of year tax purposes. The initial reaction from photographers was so amazing, that we’ve doubled our first B1 order. Order yours today, inventory will be LIMITED!

B1 500 AirTTL (including battery, 2.8A charger and Bag XS). . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2095.00
B1 Air Remote TTL (Canon or Nikon). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$411.00
B1 Li-ion Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .$258.95
B1 1Hour 4.5A Charger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$215.00 
B1 Back Pack (capacity - 2 units). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . .$345.00

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