Paul C. Buff at the moment introduced his new LINK 800WS flash. It turns into essentially the most highly effective and versatile product within the Paul C. Buff vary, and it goals to "link" the corporate's earlier merchandise to the necessities of contemporary photographers.
The LINK has an all-metal housing and a detachable battery that enables photographers to simply transport the digital camera on website. You may also simply take it anyplace on the earth due to its plug-and-play capability with voltages starting from 100 to 240. On the again is a digital management panel with an LCD display.
"We all know it took a short while, and we respect those that have been affected person with us as we’ve developed the newest addition to the PCB flash household," mentioned Anthony Romano, advertising and marketing and communications supervisor PCB. “We’re a small firm that helps hold our costs low, however in flip it takes just a little longer to develop new gear.
"Throughout our improvement, we have been lucky to watch what’s going on there and listen to what the photographers not solely need, however what they want. We solely wish to present gear that’s helpful to our prospects and distinctive to our product line. "
There are 9 diaphragms of energy variability within the LINK, from three.1 W to 800 W, and changes will be made by 1/10 of diaphragms.
The LINK is provided with an adjustable LED modeling lamp of 800 W, equal to sunlight, which is of DigiBee kind however much more highly effective.
Different LINK options and specs embrace flash instances as quick as 1 / 15400s, colour consistency +/- 100Okay at any energy, a rubber diffusion dome cowl and sound recycling indicators and visuals.
There will likely be a companion HUB distant management that may enable the LINK to carry out HSS (as much as 1/8000) and TTL. It would initially be suitable with Canon and Nikon gear, however Sony compatibility will observe "quickly".
There may also be a companion BUFF app that may assist you to management your lighting utilizing an iOS or Android smartphone. The app will connect with the flash by way of the HUB and will initially regulate the flash and light-weight modeling energy, however extra performance will likely be accessible later.
The LINK flash unit is already listed on the PCB web site with a worth of $ 896. It's only for the flash – a bundle containing the flash, a charger, a battery and the HUB distant will value $ 1,200. When it comes to availability, the LINK, the HUB and the app are all anticipated to hit the market in spring 2020.