• Webcode: 415051 • Mfr: 10307.1
Product Highlights
  • 1200Ws Power
  • Up to 1/8000 Sec. HSS High Speed Sync
  • 15V DC, 100-240V AC Power Source
  • 215 Full Power Flashes
  • 1.7-6s Recycle Time
  • 8.5 f-Stop Power Range
  • Built-In Skyport Transceiver
  • 50W Modelling Light
  • Asymmetrical 2 :1 Power Distribution
  • 128 at ISO 100 and 1m Guide Number
  • Kit includes ELB 1200, HS Head, Transmitter & Roller Case
Kit Options:
ELB 1200 (No Battery)
ELB 1200
Hi-Sync To Go Set
Hi-Sync To Roll Set
Elinchrom ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Roll Set with ELB 1200 Pack ELB HS Head, Refl, Snappy, Umb, Trans, Roller Case Elinchrom ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Roll Set w...
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The Premier Adventure Light For Photographers.

With a weight of only 4.3 kg, the Elinchrom ELB 1200 is a remarkably powerful, robust and portable battery pack designed to take photographers to new heights! Equipped with a bright dimmable LED modelling lamp, the flash heads provide exceptional lighting capabilities for both still photography and video.

Key Features:

  • A and B outlets
  • 2:1 (66%:33%) asymmetry
  • 1:1 (50%:50%) option
  • 1.7s recycling time in FAST mode
  • 3.0s recycling time in DEFAULT mode
  • Large OLED control display
  • Head recognition
  • LED illuminated outlets, show which head is active
  • Each head can be activated or deactivated separately
  • Flash duration display
  • Strobo, delay and sequence features
  • Precise colour consistency
  • Reliable flash duration consistency
  • USB input for firmware updates

The Ultimate Outdoor Unit

Lightweight, Portable & Weather-Resistant

The Elinchrom ELB 1200 is a revolution in portability and weather resistance, making this Li-Ion battery powered pack the ideal power tool to partner every photographer’s daily lighting needs. Its robust practical design with large OLED display makes the control of its many functions simply intuitive, offering the most creative options whilst leaving your mind free to play. 

Light in weight yet rich in performance, the ELB 1200 is built to deliver more ! Faster recycling with more flashes per battery, a larger power range with shorter flash durations and better control of colour. 

The three new ELB 1200 heads, Pro, Hi-Sync, Action each have a robust lightweight aluminium housing and tilt head, the option to use 7 mm and 8 mm umbrellas, and a powerful 92 CRI LED for both still and video use with full-sized Elinchrom accessories. The integrated wireless Skyport™ system provides this and seamless synchronisation, always keeping you and your camera at the heart of your photography.

ELB 1200 Hi-Sync Head

Freeze action and control ambient light at up to 1/8000s with the EL-Skyport Transmitter HS.

The three brand-new ELB 1200 heads offer lightweight robust aluminium construction and a bright dimmable daylight 92 CRI LED modelling lamp for photo and video. The new short glass dome makes the head more compact and protects the flashtube and the LED. Optionally the cooling fan can be switched to silent mode for video use. All in one, for still and video use. It’s just so easy!

Hi-Sync Head Features:

  • New robust aluminum housing with ergonomic carrying and positioning handle.
  • Ultra-bright daylight LED modelling lamp for video and still photography.
  • The cooling fan can be deactivated, when used in video mode.
  • Programmable 50 W (equivalent to 250 W Halogen / 4000 Lumens) daylight 92 CRI LED modelling lamp with timer and on, free, prop, and VFC options.
  • New ultra-strong metal tilt-head with extra 8 mm umbrella fitting.
  • New centered umbrella tube for 7 mm umbrella shafts.
  • Four meter heavy duty flash cable.

The Perfect Battery Size

A Power-House for On-Location Use

  • Battery Air - 90 Wh

    Designed to travel safe and light.

    The battery Air offers 215 flashes at full power, or 80 min of continuous light at full LED power. An ELB 1200 unit with a battery Air is allowed as carry-on baggage for travelling by Air with one spare battery.

    The battery Air is included with the ELB 1200.
  • Battery HD - 144 Wh

    A power-house for studio and on-location use.

    The battery HD offers 400 flashes at full power, or 120 min of continuous light at full LED power.

    This item is not included in the set and has to be purchased separately.

Battery Features:

  • Battery Air - 1.1 kg
  • Battery HD - 1.5 kg
  • Weather resistant
  • Humidity and dust protected
  • Battery box cover for safe transportation
  • 5V USB power output
  • Shipping mode for travelling
  • Battery charge level indicator

What's Included

ELB 1200
Li-Ion battery
Sync cord
ELB 1200 Hi-Sync Head
Flash cable (4m)
Protective cap
Grid Reflector (18 cm / 70°)
Grid (30°)
Snappy carrying option with shoulder strap
Umbrella shallow white/translucent (85cm)
ProTec Rolling case


Product Specifications

ELB 1200

Flash capacity (Ws/J) 1200 
Power distribution Asymmetrical 2:1 or symmetrical 
(1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°)

ELB 1200 Pro
100%: 128

ELB 1200 Action
100%: 90.6

ELB 1200 Hi-Sync
100%: 128 

Power range F-stop 8.5 
Power range ws / J 100%: 14 – 1200
50%: 7 - 600
66%: 14 - 791
33%: 7 - 396
Power increments in F-Stop Dial: 1/10 – left/right buttons 1 F-Stop 
Best flash duration t0.5 max. power ELB 1200 Action 1/8850 s at 33%, power setting 4.7 
Recycling FAST to full power, in s 1.7 
Recycling DEFAULT, to full power in s
Recycling ECO to full power, in s
Color temperature in K° at max. power 5500
Power stability +/- 0.03 % 
Modelling lamp modes On, free, prop, timer 1-60 s, VFC, dimmer 
Power increments in F-Stop Dial: 1/10 – left/right buttons 1 F-Stop 
Auto Power Dumping Adjusts power settings automatically 
Flashes out of one charged battery at min. max. power 20000 / 215 (Li-Ion Battery Air, included)
36000 / 400 (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
LED run time 1 / 2 heads Up to 80 / 40 min. (Li-Ion Battery Air, Included)
Up to 120 / 60 min. (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
Li-Ion Battery Air (included) 36V / 2.5 Ah / 90 Wh 
Li-Ion Battery HD (optional) 36V / 4.0 Ah 144 Wh 
Battery Box options USB charge socket for mobile devices: 5V max. 1 Amp., shipping mode setting, battery charge status with 4 LED’s 
Approx. recharge time in h
1.5 (Li-Ion Battery Air, included)
2.5 (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
EL-Skyport Built-in, 20 frequency channels, 4 groups 
Sync voltage 5V compatible with all cameras 
Sync socket 3.5 mm jack 
Dimensions (WxDxH) 18 x 13 x 28 cm / 18 x 13 x 22 cm
Complete unit including handle & battery box / without battery box
Battery Box Dimensions
18 x 13 x 7.5 cm
Dimensions in cm Battery Box (WxDxH)
Without Battery Box / complete unit
3.2 kg (6.8 Ibs)
4.3 (9.48 Ibs) Li-Ion Battery Air, included
Battery Box Weight 1.1 kg (2.4 Ibs) (Li-Ion Battery Air, included)
1.5 kg (3.3 Ibs) (Li-Ion Battery HD, optional)
Supplied with ELB 1200, battery box, quick charger, sync cable

Questions & Answers

Elinchrom ELB 1200 Hi-Sync To Roll Set with ELB 1200 Pack ELB HS Head, Refl, Snappy, Umb, Trans, Roller Case

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