The proven performer is a flash that lasts
Shoot with confidence with the D1
With a 7 f-stop power range and short flash duration, the performance of the D1 compares well with many studio packs. And because it’s a compact monolight, it’s also lightweight and all-round. The D1 is a proven, dependable performer that won’t let you down.
D1 250 Air
Portrait, Still life
7 f-stops (3.9 - 250 Ws)
Energy control increments
1/10 and full f-stops
0.2 - 0.65 s
Flash duration t0.5
1/3,700 s (max power), 1/1400 s (min power)
F-stop @ 2m / 100 ISO
32 4/5 with Magnum Reflector
On, Off, Prop, Free
Up to 300 m (1,000 ft)
Wire sync voltage
Compliant to ISO 10330 standard
Wire sync connector
3.5 mm Mini-Phono
Input power supply
100-127 V / 200-240 V, 50/60 Hz (nominal)
Mains fuse requirement
Slow blow 6 A / 230 V, 10 A / 120 V
Photocell/IR-slave and switch
Yes, f-stops and Air channels/groups
13 cm / 5.12 in
30 cm / 11.8 in
17 cm / 6.7 in
2.24 kg / 4.93 lbs
Launched a few years back and acclaimed for its timeless award winning design, the D1 is still going strong. After several years of field testing, it has proved its durability, precision and reliability beyond any doubt.
The D1 offers Profoto built in Air for remote radio sync and control, providing full control of power, modeling light and triggering up to 300 meters away – all at the click of a button. The D1 works great in combination with Profoto’s AirTTL flashes, use it with your Air Remote or with an Air Remote TTL – both give you sync and manual control of the D1.
Boasting a generous 7 f-stop power range, short flash durations even at high power, and color and energy consistency comparable with that of many studio generators, the D1 proves that superior performance can be delivered in a compact and affordable package.
Intuitive and easy-to-use interface allows you to focus on the image in front of you. And setting up takes seconds. Add to that the D1's lightweight design and you have a very portable flash to bring on location.
Available in 250, 500 and 1000Ws and combined in our popular Basic Kits with two heads, Studio Kits including two or three heads, stands and light shaping tools. All packed in a custom fit bag. The D1 offers one lighting solution for every need.
D1 is compatible with over 120 light shaping tools and has a rubber collar that makes it easy to slip them on to fit the head. And that’s not all, because D1 also has several built-in features. The zoom allows you to change the light characteristics of each LST, offering even more creative possibilities. It’s like having several LSTs in one. D1 also has a flat front with an integrated reflector that provides wide even light with high efficiency as well as being very compact and well protected.
A flash that lasts Profoto D1
You know exactly what you’re going to get with D1 the monolight. It’s a solid all-rounder that delivers best-in-class performance time after time, a great step-in monolight. That’s why thousands of satisfied photographers throughout the world rely on it for consistent power, color output and reliability.
With a 7 f-stop power range and short flash duration, its performance stacks up well against many of the high-end studio packs. If you’re looking for a proven, dependable performer that won’t let you down, look no further than the D1.
I need my tools to work, and I need them to work every time. Profoto D1 is dependable.
Accessorize your D1
The more lighting options you have, the more light shaping control and creativity you have at your disposal. The D1 is part of Profoto’s Air system and offer a range of high-end lighting options, access to more than 120 light shaping tools and premium designed bags to get everything to location quickly and easily.