Acute2R 1200

The Acute line of flash generators is ideal for photographers who take their equipment on the road.

The latest Acute generators maintain the small size and convenient foot print of their predecessors, while adding substantially improved performance and function. Faster recycle times and shorter flash durations combine with proportional modeling lights and affordable price, to offer location packages perfectly suited for all applications.

  • Small and light weight
  • Adjustable modeling light
  • Asymmetric power distribution
  • Energy controlled over 6 f-stops
  • 3 lamp sockets
  • Built-in radio sync with 32 channel / 4 zone

Product number

  • 900775 Acute2R 1200 (344 MHz Pocket Wizard receiver built-in)
  • 900811 Acute2R 1200 (433 MHz Pocket Wizard receiver built-in)

Technical specification

General Specifications

  • Energy: 1200Ws
  • Energy Range: 6 f-stops (37.5-1200Ws)
  • Energy Distribution: Socket A 75-1200Ws Socket B 37.5-600Ws
  • Asymmetry Range: max. 4 f-stops
  • Recycling Times 120V/60Hz: 0.09-1.5s
  • Recycling Times 230V/50Hz: 0.09-1.6s
  • Flash Durations t0.5: 1/3200-1/560s
  • Modeling Lamps Total W/Pack (max.): 1000W (100-120V), 1500W (200-240V)
  • Modeling Lamp Total W/Head (max.): 500W
  • Modeling Light Modes: Max, Off, Dim
  • Energy Control Increments: and full f-stops
  • Guide Number @ 2 meters/ISO 100 with Magnum Reflector: 90
  • Specified Data Conditions: Acute/D4 head, 120 or 230V AC
  • Input Power Supply: 100-127V/200-240V, 50/60Hz (nominal)

Syncronization and Control

  • Sync Socket(s): 1
  • Lamp Head socket(s): 3
  • Wire Sync Voltage: Compliant to ISO 10330 standard
  • Photocell/IR-slave and Switch: Yes
  • Radio Sync: Yes, integrated PocketWizard (32 channels/4 quads)
  • Radio Range: 300m


  • Fan Cooled: No, vection cooled
  • Automatic Multi-Voltage: No, manually switchable 90-130V to 180-250V, 50 or 60Hz
  • Ready Signals: Yes, ready lamp and switchable beep sound
  • Recharge Speed Control: Fast/Slow
  • Fuse Requirement at max. power and speed setting: Slow blow 10A/230V, 16A/120V
  • Automatic mains fuse type: C, D, E 16A/230V 20A/120V


  • Dimensions: 22x19x13cm 8.7x7.5x5 inch
  • Weight: 4.1kg 9lbs