Profoto Pro-11 - The ultimate flash | Profoto

Power, speed and connectivity

The world's fastest flash is evolving thanks to Profoto's unique AirX technology. So not only do you get industry-defining speed and power with a superior flash duration of up to 1/80,000s. But you also get a flash with cutting-edge user experience that is always up to date with any type of camera, even the one in your smartphone. Add to that unrivalled consistency and volume shooting capabilities, and you have Profoto’s flagship flash.

  • Short flash duration
    Up to 1/80,000s
  • Fast recycling time
  • Power & control
    2400Ws 11 f-stops
  • Connect with remotes and apps
    Profoto AirX


  • Product number


  • Recommended for

    High volume studio photography

  • Popular applications

    Fashion, Action, High Speed


  • Max output

    2400 Ws

  • Energy range

    11 f-stops (2.4-2,400 Ws)

  • Energy control increments

    1/10 or full f-stops

  • Recycling time

    0.02-0.7 s (quick burst capability up to 50 flashes per second)

  • Flash mode settings

    Freeze (shortest flash duration) or Normal (color balanced) mode

  • Flash duration t0.5

    Normal mode: 1/800 s (2,400 Ws) - 1/12,000 s (2.4 Ws)
    Freeze mode: 1/1,000 s (2,400 Ws) - 1/80,000 s (2.4 Ws)

  • Flash duration t0.1

    Normal mode: 1/400 s (2,400 Ws) - 1/6,500 s (2.4 Ws)
    Freeze mode: 1/600 s (2,400 Ws) - 1/17,500 s (2.4 Ws)

  • Energy stability

    ± 1/20 f-stop

  • Color temp stability

    Normal mode: ±100 K over range. ±50 K flash to flash
    Freeze mode: ±1500 K over range. ±150 K flash to flash

  • F-stop @ 2m / 100 ISO

    128 with ProHead Plus and Magnum Reflector

  • TTL


  • HSS


Modeling light

  • Selectable settings

    Max, Prop, Off

  • Max power

    2 x 500W

Profoto AirX (Bluetooth Low Energy technology)

  • Frequency band

    Air: 2.4 GHz (2404 to 2479.3 MHz)
    Bluetooth: 2.4 GHz (2404 to 2479.3 MHz)

  • Radio power output

    Air: 19.9 dBm
    Bluetooth: 8 dBm

  • No. of frequency channels

    Air: 20
    Bluetooth: 40

  • Wireless operating range

    From Profoto remotes (Air): Up to 300 meters From mobile devices (Bluetooth): Up to 30 meters

Additional connections

  • USB

    USB 2.0 Type B port (service port)

  • Sync socket(s)

    ¼ sync socket. Compliant to ISO 10330 standard.


  • Input power supply

    100-127 V / 200-240 V, 50/60 Hz (nominal)

  • Mains fuse requirement

    Automatic fuse characteristic C 13A / 200-240V, 15A / 100-127V


  • Fan cooling


  • Auto dumping


  • Photocell/IR-slave and switch



  • Width

    21 cm / 8.3 in

  • Length

    29 cm / 11.4 in

  • Height

    30 cm / 11.8 in

  • Weight

    13.2 kg / 29.1 lbs

The ultimate flash

In addition to being the world's fastest flash, the Profoto Pro-11 is the world's most advanced flash thanks to Profoto's proprietary AirX technology. When shooting with the Pro-11, one real-world benefit with the built-in AirX comes clear; the higher degree of convenience and control available to you on the day significantly improves workflow. And via the Profoto apps, you'll get real-time updates and upgrades, so your user experience will always be the latest, and you'll have an overview of all your Profoto gear.

That said, beneath the Pro-11's ruggedly beautiful exterior is a beast of a flash; delivering consistently outstanding performance that allows you to freeze moments in time in unprecedented detail and clarity. This really is the ultimate flash.

At a glance

Why choose the Pro-11

Breathtaking speed and power

The Pro-11 boasts record breaking speed in its capability to keep flash duration and recycling short across the full power range. It easily matches the fastest cameras making it easy to capture crisp, sharp images from a series of super-fast exposures.

Impressive precision and control

With an 11 f-stop power range at your fingertips you’ll find it easy to set the light you want. It’s adjustable in 1/10 f-stop increments from 2.4 up to 2400Ws, and you have independent control over each head. Everything you need to shoot with power and precision from shot to shot.

Easy to use with clear and simple controls

Simplicity is everything. So the Pro-11’s user interface is super-straightforward and intuitive with a new bright, clean and clear display. And we’ve kept buttons and dials to the absolute minimum with three large, rubberized dials. As a result, changing settings is easy, even in the dark.

Future proof connectivity with Profoto AirX

With the built-in Profoto AirX connectivity you can use the Pro-11 with any camera type, including your smartphone. With Profoto apps you can also enjoy smartphone remote control and access wireless updates for your Pro-11 firmware the instant they are released. So you can rest assured that you'll experience seamless compatibility with both current and future cameras and Profoto products.

Built to last with consistent performance

Pro-11 is designed to shoot at high volumes with incredible consistency. Built with uncompromising engineering and craftsmanship, it’s so rugged and durable, it’ll still be performing at the highest level in years to come.

Creativity and versatility

Pro-11 enables you to combine its speed, power and control with multiple compatible flash heads and over 120 light shaping tools. With all this at your disposal, your creative possibilities are endless.

Behind the scenes Camilla Åkrans brings Swedish folklore to life with the Profoto Pro-11

Camilla Åkrans brings Swedish folklore to life with the Profoto Pro-11

For Swedish fashion and beauty photographer Camilla Akrans, the shoot with the Profoto Pro-11 was an opportunity to celebrate their shared Scandinavian heritage.
The ultimate flash This is Profoto Pro-11

This is Profoto Pro-11

Behind the scenes A day at a shoot with Robin Berglund, first assistant to Camilla Åkrans

A day at a shoot with Robin Berglund, first assistant to Camilla Åkrans

I choose Profoto gear every time because I know it will provide me with the power and the direction I need when I mimic natural light. The Pro-11 is so user-friendly and reliable, it's just perfect. I think it's the best in the world.

Camilla Åkrans, photographer
Photo: Evan Pantiel

Creativity without compromise

Beyond the ability to freeze a moment of action or to match the fastest camera shutter, the Pro-11 is about providing the image creator with the ability to realize even their most ambitious ideas. To enable them to shape light, and create something remarkable with it. To create stunning images and capture the finest detail in its purest, clearest form.

Profoto Pro-11 is available for rent

Profoto light shaping tools

Accessorize your Pro-11

The more lighting options you have, the more light shaping control and creativity you have at your disposal. The Pro-11 is part of Profoto's AirTTL 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.


A fast and powerful pack needs a fast and powerful head to make it match. Choose between different compatible heads – our classic ProHeads, ProRings or special effect lights.

ProHead Plus

A classic head delivered with a Zoom Reflector

ProTwin Head

Boosts the performance of the Pro-10 and Pro-11

ProRing Plus

A ring flash for the demanding photographer
View all heads

Light Shaping Tools

Photography is all about controlling and shaping light. Shape the Pro-11’s already beautiful light into any light you can imagine. Soft light, hard light, flattering light, dramatic light – this is how it is done.

Magnum Reflector

A hard reflector that offers power and finesse

Softlight Reflector White

Our classic beauty dish

RFi Softbox Rectangular

A popular, versatile softbox
View Profoto's light shaping tools