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Calumet Travelite 750R Radio Enabled Monolight

The times are changing and our Travelites have changed to match them. Our latest generation of the self-contained Travelites incorporate the convenient features of their predecessors along with the best of wireless technology. Both the 375R and 750R Travelites are equipped with slots to accept optional LiteLink and Pocket Wizard radio receiver cards that eliminate the need for a PC connection cable. This 750ws monolight has a Guide Number of 350. It recycles to full power in 2.6 sec. and has a flash duration of 1/650 at full power with a 5v sync voltage.There are several ways to trigger your Travelite: Open Flash: for testing or multiple-flash applicationsSync Socket: The standard 1⁄4" socket on the rear panel of the unit may be used for direct connection to a camera Built-in Photocell: built-in switchable photocell enabling the unit to be triggered by the flash from any other flash unit or a small camera mounted flash gun *NEW* Optional PocketWizard and LiteLink Triggering: the Travelite unit can be triggered wirelessly by PocketWizard* and LiteLinks by installing either a Calumet LiteLink Radio Trigger Card Kit(CE1561) or Calumet Radio Card Kit for PocketWizard (CE1563)***Only compatible with PocketWizard PLUS II** Radio Card Kits include one radio trigger card and one plug-in antenna. Kits sold separately.Features:No more tripping over sync cords or dangling radio slaves, the Radio-enabled option allows for wireless triggering with Calumet LiteLinks or Pocket Wizards Radio card (sold separately) is directly connected to the flash unit, thereby eliminating any chance of an unreliable connection to the monolight Intelligent radio cards will “learn” which channel you have programmed into the radio slave Travelites now are supplied with a UV-coated flashtube, providing more accurate color Modeling lamps can be full power, proportional to the flash output or independently set by the photographer Variable power over a 5-stop range Separate controls for flash and modeling Modeling can be full power or proportional On-when-ready modeling lamp function indicates flash is fully recharged Low-sync voltage protects digital cameras Accepts Travel-Pak battery for use outdoors Calumet Travelite Five-Year Parts-and-Labor Warranty Calumet warrants its Travelites to be free from defects in material and workmanship for five years from date of purchase by original customer. If this product is found to be defective in material or workmanship, Calumet Photographic will, at its option, repair or replace it without charge, subject to the following limitations and exclusions:Warranty extends to the original purchaser only and is not transferable or assignable.Returned product must be accompanied with proof of purchase.Warranty shall not apply to any product that has, in Calumet’s judgment, been subject to misuse, abuse, negligence, accident or unauthorized repair.Travelite units and parts are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship for five years from date of purchase by original customer. Tubes, lamps, pc cords, fuses or power cords are not included.Please note - Travelites should not be used with international power converters or generators.
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Review 1 for Calumet Travelite 750R Radio Enabled Monolight
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Needed frequent repair
PostedMarch 29, 2013
DaveG
from Metuchen, NJ
Age: 55-65
Gender: male
Features
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Performance
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Price/Value
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Quality
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I bought a Travelite kit with 2 750's and one 375 watt second
units a few years ago. Each unit has needed repair at least
twice since. The units will typically make a loud pop and stop working. The modeling light will work, but it won't flash. You can't work too quickly either or you'll blow the fuse. It's always
$100 or more each time I have to send to Calumet for repair. I wouldn't recommend these to a friend.
Pros: Easy to Use, Quiet, Easy Setup, Ergonomic/Comfortable
Cons: Poor Build Quality, frequent repair
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