For professional studio use, Elinchrom have developed the high-end ELC Pro HD system; providing photographers with a competent, reliable, powerful head featuring a myriad of practical, creative features. The ELC 500 boasts a recycling time of 0.6 seconds and a 1/5000 second flash duration, while maintaining consistent colour temperature and flash power. Uniquely, the ELC Pro HD features an ... More
Elinchrom ELC Pro-HD Compact 500 Flash Head
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For professional studio use, Elinchrom have developed the high-end ELC Pro HD system; providing photographers with a competent, reliable, powerful head featuring a myriad of practical, creative features. The ELC 500 boasts a recycling time of 0.6 seconds and a 1/5000 second flash duration, while maintaining consistent colour temperature and flash power. Uniquely, the ELC Pro HD features an easy-to-read OLED display screen which indicates power, flash duration and other settings; navigated and controlled via jog-wheel. Several new shooting modes provide photographers with new artistic tools with which to explore their inventiveness, as can be seen in the product demonstration video. The head comes complete with a glass dome to protect the lamp, 16cm reflector and sync cable.
The Elinchrom ELC Pro-HD Compact 500 Flash Head
New Shooting Modes
The ELC features three exciting new shooting modes that will literally change the way you create.
Sequence Mode - Allows you to sequentially trigger up to 20 ELCs, in bursts or as a continuous cycle, to utilise the high frame rate of your camera.
Delayed Mode - Provides the option of first or second curtain sync and everything in-between, plus predictive synchronisation within a short sequence.
Strobo Mode - Enables you to take a picture with stroboscopic effects within a single frame.
Product demonstration video
A powerful tool for the discerning photographer
The ELC Pro-HD Compacts 500 and 1000 are the world’s most complete, feature rich compact studio flash units. The result of over 50 years experience at the forefront of studio lighting technology. Designed and assembled at Elinchrom’s HQ in Switzerland the ELC benefits from the highest Swiss specification.
Elinchrom President Chris Whittle says, ”We set out to make a unit that would not only change the way a photographer works but also the way that they think. We believe the ELC combines everything a photographer needs with everything a photographer wants, plus the consistency and reliability that you expect from Elinchrom.”
Recycling times are lightning fast (0.6s / 1.2s to full power, ELC 500w / ELC 1000w) while Swiss precision guarantees consistency of power output and colour temperature, shot after shot. Furthermore the super fast flash durations (up to 1/5000s / 1/5260s, t0.5, ELC 500 / ELC 1000) enable you to freeze motion like never before.
The ELC is the first unit to incorporate an OLED screen that displays every control for the most professional user experience. As well as Elinchrom’s stop based power scale, you will now be able to see the power in Joules, flash durations and many other settings. A jog wheel provides easy navigation of the new menu.
With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.
Item Value (Cash Price)
Total Amount Credit
35 x £28.58
Total Amount Payable
Annual Rate of Interest
Are you eligible for finance?
Applicants must be:
Aged 18 years or older from the application date
In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
In regular, permanent employment.
Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
Not working through disability.
Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.
Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photographic act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.
Can I repay early? If so how?
No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.
What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?
Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.
What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?
Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan.
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