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Calumet Genesis 400 1-Light Kit

Download Instructions »Enter the world of studio lighting with these extremely affordable, and yet sophisticated self-contained flash units. The Genesis 400 monolight provides you with all the power and lighting control that you will need to create professional-looking portraits and great still-life tabletop photographs. They will provide you with recycling times as low as one second. The Genesis flash units’ 5-volt sync voltage is even safe for today’s digital cameras.Flash operation has never been easier. The convenient rear control panel of each Genesis puts their full range of flash controls at your finger tips. Each model features digital, variable flash-output controls that allow you to adjust power levels over a 5-stop range. You can switch from full to proportional modeling with the press of a button. A built-in optical photo cell provides wireless flash syncronization and it is adjustable to increase or decrease sensitivity, depending upon the environment you are working in. An audible flash-ready alarm lets you know when your Genesis is fully charged and ready to go.Angle of Coverage of standard 8.25” reflector – 65 degrees.(Compatible with Elinchrom Speedrings.)Features:Variable flash powerBuilt-in adjustable photo cell sensorHigh quality user-changeable flash tubesEasy-to-use digital controls5 volt sync suitable for digital camerasProportional modeling lampsEasy-lock reflector mountCharge indication lamp/sound1-year limited warrantyNote About Genesis Modeling Light Operation:The Genesis monolight has three user-defined modeling lamp modes: User-defined (Full), Proportional, and Off.To change modeling lamp output in the user-defined (Full) mode, press the modeling lamp selector button until the top light is green. (The top position is marked as “Full”). If the light is already on, cycle through the settings until you get back to the Full setting. When the light first comes on, the power setting will be flashing on the digital readout. While the display is still flashing, change the unit power setting with the up and down buttons. This will allow you to change the modeling lamp output between minimum (display will read 10) to full (display will read 60) but will not affect the flash tube setting. Once you release the power selector button, the display will revert to your current flash tube setting.In the proportional setting, the modeling lamp output changes relative to the power set for the flashtube. As you adjust the flash tube power, the modeling lamp power will automatically increase or decrease in proportion to flash tube power.
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2 out of 2(100%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Calumet Genesis 400 1-Light Kit
Review 1 for Calumet Genesis 400 1-Light Kit
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5 / 5
Great light kit! Very surprised (pleasantly)
PostedJanuary 24, 2012
Chacmore
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This was going to be my daughter's first light setup to play with but I was so surprised at the quality, output and ease of use that I bought 2 more for myself. I was actually going to buy ABs but this kit was so good that I ended up with an extra light and a LOT of extra money. I'd recommend this setup over ABs (in this category) any time.
You won't be disappointed!
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Lightweight/Portable, Good for Experts, Superior Build Quality, Sturdy/Stable, Quiet, Easy Setup, Solid Operation, Good for Beginners
Cons: none
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Review 2 for Calumet Genesis 400 1-Light Kit
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5 / 5
Very good strobe for the price.
PostedDecember 26, 2010
Yaamon
from Markham, Ontario, Canada
Age: 45-54
Gender: male
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I was going to buy one kit as I already have 2 strobes.
As I was about to order I realize they were on sale. The price Calument had them on sale for I could not pass up that deal so I bought two kits.
The stand is well made and pretty sturdy. Shipping is excellent came well packaged.
Did a four strobe photo shoot using a 5 foot octodome3 with the genesis 400 as my main and fill it had more than enough power.
Very happy with the quality and for the price and would definitely buy again and recommend to friends.
Pros: Easy to Use, Lightweight/Portable, Quiet, Easy Setup, Solid Operation
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