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Pro-7a


Profoto Pro-7a The Ultimate in Power and Control for the most Demanding Studio needs Turbo recycling, ultra-short flash duration, and the choice of asymmetrical and symmetrical power distribution with up to three lamp heads. Plus: colour temperature control and auto-bracketing. •

Super-fast recycling time from 0.08 to 1.5 seconds

Heavy duty, ergonomic design

Ultra-short flash durations from 1/1600 sec to 1/12000 sec.

Profoto special non-arching lamphead safety connectors

Consistent Color Temperature and exposure level at all power settings

Auto-diagnostic start-up circuitry

Color Temperature control over 400 degrees K in 50K steps

Self Seeking Auto Multi-voltage with all AC voltages between 90 and 260V, 50 to 60 Hz

6 stop range in 1/3 and 1/6 step increments with two ergonomic dial controls

Symmetrical/Asymmetrical light distribution to three lamphead outlets

Auto Bracketing in 1/3, 1/2 or 2/3 steps

Switchable acoustic signal “beeps” when unit is fully recycled

Built-in photocell slave sync

Head Connection

Mains (AC) Connection

Head Connection

Photo/IR-cell

Head Connection

Dual Sync Sockets Slave on/off

Sound on/off Fast/Slow recycling Turbo Recharging Button On/Off Modelling light control

Energy Dial for Lamp Sockets B1 & B2

Energy & Bracketing Control

Energy control


Sharp dressed man Australian photographer Chris Colls lives and breathes fashion. Not only does he create fantastic pictures for commercial clients and magazines such as Grazia UK. He also wears fashion daily and so he was chosen as one of the best dressed in Australia a couple of years ago. – For me, Profoto is the Hedi Slimane of flash equipment: sharp, sophisticated and extremely well-designed, he says. The Pro-7a is the flash generator of choice in the Chris Colls studio, at home or rental. Except for its handsome looks, the Pro-7a brings him unsurpassed performance, such as flash durations down to 1/12000, recycling in 0.12–1.4 s and extreme colour and exposure stability. © Chris Colls

That’s sharp.

Light Shaping Tool system At the heart of Profoto lies the Light Shaping System. Over 120 light modifiers allow unprecedented creative control. The ProHead, Pro-B head and ProRing2 are fully compatible with the Profoto Pro-B3 generator and give access to all Profoto light shaping tools.

ProHead

ProTwin

ProRing 2

In the studio, the standard heavy-duty tool is the Profoto ProHead with 250 W or 500 W halogen lamp, built for delivering flashes up to 4800 Ws, over and over again, hour after hour.

For even tougher demands, there is the Profoto ProTwin, with a fan-cooled head, that using two flash tubes, effectively doubles the performance of the ProHead. When used with a single generator, it produces shorter flash duration. Used with two generators, it enable up to 2x faster recycling speed and/or 2x higher power, up to 4800 Ws.

For fashion or other occasions when you want a direct and very distinct light, there is the Profoto ProRing 2. A ring flash, with a fan-cooled head, that is capable of as many 2400 Ws flashes per minute as the generator can produce, and also including a powerful 200 W modeling light.

The ProHead includes: the New Zoom Reflector, UV-safe flash tubes, 250 W or 500 W halogen lamp, removable frosted glass cover, protective transportation cap, stand adapter and a 4 m (13 ft.) lamp cable. 90 07 09 ProHead with 250 W model lamp and short glass cover 90 07 27 ProHead with 500 W model lamp and long glass cover

The ProTwin includes: Magnum Reflector, two UV-safe quarts flash tubes, 500 W halogen modeling lamp, removable frosted glass cover, protective transportation cap, stand adapter and a special 4 m (13 ft) long Twin Lamp cable. 90 07 19 ProTwin with Magnum Reflector

The ProRing 2 includes: circular quartz flash tube, 10x20 W halogen modeling lamps, camera adapter, stand adapter and a 4 m (13 ft) special lamp cable. Light spread angle: 75° 30 05 17 ProRing 2


Pro-7a 1200

Pro-7a 2400

Energy

1200 Ws

2400 Ws

Energy Range

6 f-stops (37.5-1200Ws)

6 f-stops (75-2400Ws)

Energy Distribution

Channel A 75-1200Ws

Channel A 150-2400Ws

Channels B 37.5-600Ws

Channels B 75-1200Ws

max. 4 f-stops

max. 4 f-stops

120V/60Hz

0.15-0.8s

0.17-1.5s

230V/50Hz

0.08-0.7s

0.12-1.4s

Flash Duration t 0.5

1/12000-1/2200 s

1/8000-1/1600 s

Modeling Lamps Total W/Pack (max.)

1500 W

1500 W

Modeling Lamps W/Head (max)

500 W

500 W

Modeling Light Modes

Off, 1/1Prop, ½ Prop, Max

Off, 1/1Prop, ½ Prop, Max

Energy Control Increments

1/3 and 1/6 f-stops

1/3 and 1/6 f-stops

Voltage stability

±1%

±1%

Guide number @ 2 meters/100 ISO with Magnum reflector

90.3

128.3

Specified data conditions

ProHead, 120 or 230 V AC

ProHead, 120 or 230 V AC

Input Power supply

100-127V / 200-240V, 50/60Hz (nominal)

100-127V / 200-240V, 50/60Hz (nominal)

Sync Socket(s)

2

2

Lamp Head Socket(s)

3

3

Wire Sync Voltage

Compliant to ISO 10330 standard

Compliant to ISO 10330 standard

Wire Sync Connector

¼ inch phono plug

¼ inch phono plug

Photocell/IR-slave and Switch

Yes

Yes

Fan Cooled

Yes, temperature regulated

Yes, temperature regulated

Automatic Multi-Voltage

Yes, power supplied worldwide without Yes, power supplied worldwide without changing the flash head modeling lamp changing the flash head modeling lamp

Ready Signals

Yes – ready lamp and switchable beep sound

Yes – ready lamp and switchable beep sound

Auto Dumping

Yes, can also be dumped manually

Yes, can also be dumped manually

Recharge Speed Control

Fast/XFast

Fast/XFast

Asymmetry Range Recycling times

Synchronization and control

Miscellaneous

Fuse Requirement per unit at max. speed Slow blow fuse 10 A / 230 V, 16 A / setting 120 V

Slow blow fuse 10 A / 230 V, 16 A / 120 V

Automatic mains fuse type

C,D,E 16 A / 230 V, 20 A / 120 V See also speed control

C,D,E 16 A / 230 V, 20 A / 120 V See also speed control

Dimensions

34x17x24 cm; 13.5x6.75x9.75 in

40x17x24 cm; 15.5x6.75x9.75 in

Weight

9 kg; 20 lbs

12 kg; 27 lbs

Measurements

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104083. Profoto carries out continuous development of its products. Specifications are subject to change without notice. 2-818.

Technical Data


Profoto Pro-7a