Profoto D1

Profoto D1

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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.

The D1 is offered in three variants – 250Ws, 500Ws and 1000Ws. You can buy a single D1, a Basic Kit with two heads or one of the Studio Kits with either two or three heads.

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D1 250 Air UK The proven performer is a flash that lasts

Product number: 901022-UK

You know exactly what you’re going to get with the D1 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.


  • Compact and lightweight.
  • Reliable, durable and tough.
  • Delivers 250, 500 and 1000Ws over a 7 f-stop power range adjustable in 1/10 f-stop steps.
  • Short flash duration even on high power settings.
  • Can be wirelessly controlled from up to a 300 m range with any optional Air Remote.
  • Delivers superior control and quality of light with its built-in reflector.
  • Simple, intuitive user interface.
  • Compatible with 120+ Profoto light shaping tools.
Technical specifications

Technical specifications

  • Product name

    D1 250 Air

  • Recommended for

    Studio photography

  • Popular applications

    Portrait, Still life

  • Max energy

    250 Ws

  • Energy range

    7 f-stops (3.9 - 250 Ws)

  • Energy control increments

    1/10 and full f-stops

  • Recycling time

    0.2 - 0.65 s

  • Flash duration t0.5

    1/3,700 s (max power), 1/1400 s (min power)

  • Energy stability

    ±1/20 f-stop

  • F-stop @ 2m / 100 ISO

    32 4/5 with Magnum Reflector

Modeling light
  • Selectable settings

    On, Off, Prop, Free

  • Max power

    300 W

Wireless connectivity
  • Operating range

    Up to 300 m (1,000 ft)

Additional connections
  • Wire sync voltage

    Compliant to ISO 10330 standard

  • Sync socket(s)


  • 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

  • Fan cooling


  • Ready signals


  • Auto dumping


  • Photocell/IR-slave and switch


  • Digital display

    Yes, f-stops and Air channels/groups

  • Width

    13 cm / 5.12 in

  • Length

    30 cm / 11.8 in

  • Height

    17 cm / 6.7 in

  • Weight

    2.24 kg / 4.93 lbs

What's included?

What's included?

D1 250 Air Unit

x 1

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