Flashpoint, innovators at the cutting edge of studio and location lighting with a wide selection of flash solutions addressing every lighting challenge, now offer light supremacy even further, with the Flashpoint Rapid 600 R2 Monolight joining “The Family”.
The 600ws AC powered monolight champions at recycling, scoring a blazing 0.9 second 183GN full power charge with total R2 wireless remote radio integration built in, to interface with all of the R2 Family of products.
R2, the new proven standard in wireless flash, now welcomes one more distinct platforms for excellence in fantastic lighting, joining the Rapid 600 to the XPLOR, STREAKLIGHT, ZOOM, and R2 Transmitters, designed to suit the wishes every type of photographer, from aspiring amateurs to demanding photographers and every shooter in between.
And in this impressive model, the professional specs don’t end with power and speed. Exact digital detail, Power, Mode, Flash Duration, Sync, Channel, Group, and Custom Feature is displayed clearly on the graphical LCD panel. The onboard Manual controls are in a Tenth (0.1) of a stop increments and, depending on the remote transmitter linked to the flash, at Tenth’s with the new companion R2T32C controller, or 1/3 stop, with R2 camera remotes. Throughout the 8 stop range, color and flash duration is spot on. A special stable color temperature mode assures even tighter tolerances, up to 1/4246s, and under Multiflash Mode, where the stroboscopic frequency can reach 99 flashes per second. The controllable flash duration is so rapid, it is possible to arrest action at 1/28984s, with up to 10 exposures per second, or take it easy with ‘slow’ duration at a spectral rich 1/316s burst.
The R2 HSS legacy continues, with up to a 1/8000s synchronization possible across any R2 remote trigger on all supported camera formats. The incorporated R2 radio links to transmitter signal up to over a 100m/328ft range with 32 channels and up to 16 individual groups. Of course, you can simply fire connected to the standard PC port. AC power means there is no limit on modeling lamp use, with an adjustable 5-100% bright 150w quartz lamp. Both the replaceable flashtube and model bulb are protected by a UV glass protective cover, surrounded by the industry standard Bowens S-Type 60 degree high efficiency reflector.
Small, lightweight, yet tough and durable, the R2 radio enabled champ has advanced functions you would expect from the highest class of strobe technology. Besides the aforementioned HSS and color stability, the Rapid 600 boasts Flash Curtain Delay selection, Optical Slave modes, Slave Sequence Detection, Audible recycle notification and Modeling Lamp modes.
The expanded capabilities of the R2 remote modes assures that a TTL remote signal can coincide with a Manual command to a non-TTL device such as this Rapid 600.
This impressive Flashpoint Rapid 600 R2 master flash completes the circle of R2 dominance with absolute studio and location solutions from commercial studios to sporting event, evocative portraiture to non-stop parties, coy candids to boisterous candidates, the R2 Family has got you covered and ready for action!
The R2 Experience.
One Remote to Rule Them All.
The R2 TTL Wireless Flash System is the advanced 2.4GHz radio remote that adds camera TTL dedicated custom functions to your multi flash experience. Easy to use buttons command a full range of functions like reliable channel triggering, group mode selectivity, HSS, all with powerful signal strength and exceptional stability to your selected camera flash language. LED panels clearly display the status of all remotely linked R2 compliant strobes so you always have control of group lighting mastery. R2 wireless communication gives speed of light response to on camera or off camera R2 Family devices for a spectacular advantage on the shoot in any environment.
The proprietary TTL and HSS enabled 2.4GHz R2 Radio Remote System transmits atop a modern DSLR body with reliable TTL and pass-through to speedlights, plus laser AF assist. R2 transmitters work with the complete family of Flashpoint Zoom Speedlights, XPLOR600 Monolights and Streaklight Strobes with R2 TTL radio transceivers built right in. Add a R2 receiver to any legacy flash with a sync port and it too becomes part of the R2 Family! The incredible range of these compact and lightweight units as well as their integrated functions and features make them the first choice of professional photographers.
All the R2 Family enabled gear communicates seamlessly: the Lithium powered Zoom Li-on Canon, Nikon and Sony TTL speedlights, the Zoom AA alkaline powered speedlight, the fantastic Streaklight 360 Canon and Nikon TTL powerhouses, the portable 600ws XPLOR600 series monolights, and the blazing fast Rapid 600. Other strobes can be fired and controlled off camera while being attached to the R2 Radio Remote Receiver to remote link to earlier models.
- AC Powered 600Ws
- Incredible Recycle Times from 0.05 to 0.9s
- Flashpoint R2 2.4GHz System Radio Receiver Built-in
- GN 183ft (ISO 100, Standard Reflector)
- Manual Flash - 1/128 - 1/1 (1/10th Stop Increments)
- Flash Modes - Manual / Multi
- HSS to 1/8000th (with Canon / Nikon / Sony)
- 150W Modeling Light (5% - 100% Adjustment)
- Brilliant Graphical LCD Display
- Bowens S-Type Mount
- Second Curtain Sync
- Extended Reception Range - 328ft/100m+ with R2 Transmitter
- 16 Groups - A / B / C / D / E / F, and 0 - 9
- 32 Channels
- Supports Flashpoint R2,and R2T-32 Transmitter Units
- Supports R1 Remote Manual Trigger System
- S1 & S2 Optical Slave Modes
- Speed, Stable Color, and HSS Modes
- Flash Duration (T.1) - 1/316s - 1/28948s (in Speed Mode)
- Color Temperature - 5600K +/- 200K (in Stable Color Mode)
- Canon / Nikon / Sony / and Single Firing Pin Compatible
- Selectable Flash Delay
- Mask Function for Simplified Clipping
- Advanced Menu Options
- Auto Memory feature retains last use settings
- 1/4" sync Port
- Flashpoint 1-Year USA Warranty
WHAT’S IN THE BOX
- Flashpoint Rapid 600 Monolight
- Standard Reflector
- Power Cord
- Lamp Cover
- Glass Cover
- 150w Modeling Lamp
- Carrying Case
- Sync Cable
- 2x fuses
- Instruction Manual
- Flashpoint 1-Year USA Warranty