Profoto Releases Ultra-Compact Lightweight A2 Monolight

Profoto A2 monolight

Profoto A2 Monolight is a super-compact lightweight flash head that’s perfect flash for location photography. About the size a can of soda, the A2 is ideal for on-location shooting with the power and reliability of Profoto. Simple and easy to read interface gives you all the control you need right at your fingertips. Designed for advanced amateurs and professionals alike, this monolight is ideally suited for location photography as well as run-and-gun shooting since it’s easy to throw it in your bag.

Engineered for off-camera wireless use, the A2 Monolight features built-in AirX functionality and is compatible with Profoto Air and Connect Pro remotes. You can sync the flash with any camera that has a hot shoe, and you can even capture images with a smartphone via built-in Bluetooth. Profoto A2 is compatible with the Profoto Clic System, a series of powerful light shaping tools for use with A-series flashes includng the new OCF Adapter II.

Profoto A2 Features:

• Powerful 100Ws monolight with rapid flash recycling 0.1 – 1.6 sec.
• Super-compact size and weighs just 27.3 oz (773 grams) including battery
• Built-in reflector and lens that creates a natural light spread with smooth fall-off
• Fully compatible with all magnetic Profoto Clic light shaping tools and OCF Adapter II
• Integrated AirX connectivity for full compatibility with all Profoto apps
• Supports all features in Profoto Air, Air TTL, and Connect Pro Remotes
• Intuitive and easy-to-read user interface with large hi-resolution display
• Built-in LED modelling light and up to 400 full-power flashes per battery
• Fully compatible with batteries and battery chargers for Profoto A-series flashes
• Removable stand adapter with integrated umbrella holder and soft case included

Profoto A2 Specs:

Power Range: 0.1 to 100 Ws
Power Control: 10 Stops in 1/10-Stop Increments
Recycle Time: 0.1 to 1.6 Sec
Color Temperature: 5800K ± 100K
Flash Ready Indicator: Audio, Visual
Accessory Fitting Type: Profoto Clic
Modeling Light: LED
Sync Type: Infrared, Optical, Radio
Built-In Wireless Receiver: Yes
Wireless Frequency Bands: 2.4 GHz
Wireless Channels / Groups: 100 / 6
Wireless Range: 330′ / 100.6 m (Radio)
Interface: USB Type-C
Power Source: External Battery
Battery: Lithium-Ion
Flashes Per Charge: 400 Flashes (Full Power)
Recharge Time: 2 Hours
Display: LCD
Mount: 5/8″ / 16 mm Receptacle
Fan Cooled: No
Operating Temperature: 32 to 95°F / 0 to 35°C
Dimensions: H: 3.1 x W: 3.1 x L: 5.0″ / H: 7.9 x W: 7.9 x L: 12.6 cm
Weight: 27.3 oz / 773 g, Including Battery

Here’s how Profoto A2 fits into the Profoto line-up between Profoto A10 & Profoto B10 OCF:

Flash Profoto A10 Profoto A2 Profoto B10 OCF
Price $1,095 $995 $1,795
Weight (with battery & mount) 1.2 lb 1.7 lb 3.3 lb
Power 76 watt/seconds 100 watt/seconds 250 watt/seconds
Mount Shoe Stand Stand
Battery A-series Mk II A-series Mk II B10 OCF
Modifier System CLIC CLIC OCF


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