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Profoto C1 Plus


Designed to fit in the palm of your hand, the C1 Plus is a smartphone studio light that delivers beautiful light on the go and creates professional images with a simple click. Point-and-shoot with automatic exposure and flash power based on the surrounding conditions, and switch between natural and dramatic images with a swipe of your finger. For those who would like more control and freedom over power, exposure, and color temperature, the C1 may be used in manual mode.

The Profoto C1 Plus was built with a round shape that creates soft light falloff. Thanks to its wide range of colors, you'll be able to match a wide variety of lighting conditions, ranging from dusk to dawn. To help keep your images looking natural, built-in reflectors and a dome diffuser create organic shadows.

The Profoto C1 Plus is compatible with light-shaping tools such as color gels, grids, and domes, which provide a wide range of creative possibilities. The light-shaping tools snap on and off quickly with the C1 Plus' magnetic mount. Use it hand-held to easily play around and explore different angles by simply moving the C1 Plus around or put it on a stand or arm with the built-in thread mount. You can even use several lights together. Since C1 Plus is also compatible with Profoto AirTTL Remotes, you can bring it along if shooting with a classic camera.

The Profoto C1 Plus is compatible with the iPhone 7 and later. Its integrated 1500mAh lithium-ion polymer battery lasts for around 2000 full-power flashes or 40 minutes of continuous light at full power. Once depleted, it can be recharged in two hours using the included USB Type-C to Type-A cable.


General Features

Pocket-sized and designed for your palm
Round shape with a soft falloff gives a beautiful light
Inner reflectors placed under a built-in dome diffuser evenly mix the light to create natural shadows
With a color rendering index >90, it produces colors very close to daylight
10 warm and 10 cool LEDs mix seamlessly to mimic daylight color temperatures from 3000 to 6500K
Click-on magnetic mount for Clic light shaping tools
Choose between automatic mode for point-and-shoot and manual mode for more creative freedom
Shoot with the built-in capture button to paint with light and shadows
Adjustable power levels from natural to dramatic (max 4300 lumens)
Choose between flash and flicker-free continuous light
Standard 1/4"-20 thread for stand mounting
A built-in rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery packs over 2000 full-power flashes or 40 minutes of continuous light at full power in one charge
Fully charge the C1 Plus in two hours using the included USB Type-C to Type-A cable
Compatible with the iPhone 7 and later
Compatible with all Profoto AirTTL Remotes

Flash Max Output 4300 Lumens Max Illuminance 1700 Lux at 3.3' / 1 m Color Temperature 3000 to 6500K (±200K) Color Rendering Index (CRI) 90 to 98 Recycling Time 1 Second at Full Power Continuous Light Max Output 280 Lumens Max Illuminance 140 Lux Color Temperature 3000 to 6500K (±200K) Color Rendering Index (CRI) 90 to 98 Battery Battery Type Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo) Battery Capacity 1500 mAh Typical Battery Performance >2000 Full-Power Flashes or >40 Minutes of Continuous Light at Full Power Battery Charge Time 2 Hours (With an 800 mA Fast Charge) Connectivity Profoto App for iPhone 7 and Later Yes, via Bluetooth Profoto Air Yes, AirTTL Receiver Built In Profoto Air 2.4 GHz Radio Frequency Specs Frequency Band 2.4 GHz (2404 to 2479.3 MHz) Number of Frequency Channels 20 (Channels 1 to 20) Radio Power Output <19.9 dBm (Maximum) Range Up to 1,000' / 304.8 m for Normal Triggering Up to 328' / 100 m for Remote Control and TTL Bluetooth Low Energy Technology Frequency Band 2.4 GHz (2404 to 2479.3 MHz) No. of Frequency Channels 40 Radio Power Output 8 dBm (Maximum) Dimensions & Weight Diameter 3.1" / 7.9 cm Height 1.5" / 3.8 cm (Without Dome) 2.5" / 6.4 cm (With Dome) Weight 6.21 oz / 176 g (Without Dome) 7.34 oz / 208 g (With Dome) Packaging Info Package Weight 1.03 lb Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5 x 4.8 x 3.8"

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