Skip to main content

Adaptalux adds Xenon Flash Arms to lighting system

Adaptalux Xenon Strobe Kit
(Image credit: Adapatlux)

Adaptalux’s new Xenon Flash Arm (£120/$136) adds the ability to freeze moving subjects with a burst of flash to the Adaptalux LED lighting system for macro photography.  

Like the regular Adaptalux LED lights, the xenon flash heads are mounted on flexible arms and come with 10 colored gels for lighting subjects. They have five selectable power output levels and boast fast flash recycle times, and everything be controlled by an iOS/Android app. 

In addition to the flash heads, you will also need a Flash Emitter (£57/$65) that slots into your camera’s hotshoe, as well as an Adaptalux Pod, which sits at the heart of the Adaptalux lighting system. While Xenon Flash Arms are backwards-compatible with existing Adaptalux Pods, a new version, Pod 3.0 (£180/$201), has also launched. It features a 20 per cent increase in battery capacity, new brightness control through an innovative anodized dial, a more durable shell, and a metal 1/4-20” thread for mounting. 

(Image credit: Adaptalux)

(Image credit: Adaptalux)

Founder and Product Designer for Adaptalux Samuel Granger said, “It was always a goal of mine to introduce flash lighting to the system. I am thrilled that they are finally now available, and I’m sure the Xenon Flash Arms will open even more creative opportunities for macro photographers.”

The Adaptalux LED lighting system has proved popular with macro photographers, and it’s brilliant to see flash added to the system for even greater creative control.

Read more
Adaptalux demonstrates surreal world of UV fluorescence
10 cool and unusual things at The Photography Show

N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine

N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine is a monthly magazine that's written by Nikon enthusiasts for Nikon enthusiasts, you can be sure that all the content is 100% relevant to you! So for the best Nikon-focused news, reviews, projects and a whole lot more, subscribe to N-Photo today – with our unmissable sub deal!

Check out our latest subscription offer!

Adam has been the editor of N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine for almost 12 years, and as such is one of Digital Camera World's leading experts when it comes to all things Nikon-related. 


Whether it’s reviews and hands-on tests of the latest Nikon cameras and lenses, sharing his skills using filters, tripods, lighting, L brackets and other photography equipment, or trading tips and techniques on shooting landscapes, wildlife and almost any genre of photography, Adam is always on hand to provide his insights. 


Prior to his tenure on N-Photo, Adam was also a veteran of publications such as PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, so his wealth of photographic knowledge isn’t solely limited to the Big N.