The Profoto D1 Air 500 is fully digital, not just on the display panel, but in
the flash output control circuitry as well.
This is to ensure a consistency in
flash-to-flash color temperature and flash energy. The dual mode SMPS capacitor
charging technology ensures the flash-to-flash precision which is essential for
The 7 f-stop power range gives all the power the demanding photographer needs
for creative freedom, to shoot with high speed and full open lens.
The D1 Air series is designed from our philosophy of look, listen and touch.
Controls are easy to use, freeing your mind, eyes and hands, so you can focus on
the image you are creating.
The unique built-in reflector gives you full control and minimizes stray
light. It is designed for use with softboxes and umbrellas and for use with or
without additional reflectors.
Short flash duration gives images a crisp feel and the fast recycling time
means that you never have to wait for the flash. You will always get the image
quality you want. All this in a package that offers 1/10 f-stop control, giving
you the confidence that the images will be exactly as you want them.
The new Profoto Air system enables you to remote control and trigger your
flash from as much as 300 meters (1000ft) and replaces the sync cable. Connect
the D1 to the new Profoto Air USB, for PC and Mac and gain full control of your
entire studio flash system via wireless communication.
As a professional photographer, you have your own special style and needs.
Profoto’s extensive Light Shaping Tools system fits perfectly with the new D1
Air, enabling you to shape the light your own way. To achieve the image you