Best studio flash kits? 6 models tested and rated

Best studio flash kits? 6 models tested and rated

Elinchrom D-Lite 4 it Studio To Go

Best studio flash kit: Elinchrom D-Lite 4 it Studio To Go

Price:  £550, $790
Buy it: www.theflashcentre.com

Matching the Bowens for power, the Elinchrom kit is also based on two 400Ws heads, but with 66cm square softboxes (If you prefer brollies, Elinchrom sells high-quality models for around £25.)

Everything is beautifully made, combining sturdy build quality with precision control. A DVD video guide is included.

A wireless trigger system is included – the transmitter slots into your camera’s hotshoe.

Push-button controls for power adjustments are accurate, calibrated in 1/10th f-stops, and output remains consistent.

Auto power-dumping works well.

Best studio flash kit: Elinchrom D-Lite 4 it Studio To Go

The Elinchrom kit boasts superb build quality, and is amazingly easy to use

Pros… Excellent quality, and it has a wireless trigger system
Cons… You can’t use third-party umbrellas with it
WE say… Highly effective, well put together, and a joy to use

Score: 5/5

PAGE 1: Bowens Gemini 400/400 Twin Head Kit
PAGE 2: Elinchrom D-Lite 4 it Studio To Go
PAGE 3: Interfit EXD200 Home Studio Kit
PAGE 4: Lastolite Lumen8 SV 400w Softbox Kit
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PAGE 6: Proline Apollo 180/180 Twin Head Kit

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