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Profoto B10

The Profoto B10 is the smallest and lightest off-camera flash in the range. It has five times the power of a speedlight all packed into the size of a camera lens. You can even shoot video with the integrated continuous light. The Profoto B10 truly is a big light in a small package.

The B10 comes as a 250Ws version and is available in two different kits: the B10 with a single head and the B10 Duo Kit with two heads.

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Description

Profoto B10 UK A big light in a small package

Product number: 901163-UK

Shooting on location has lots of challenges. One of the most significant challenges arises before you even go there. How much gear to bring? Bring too much, and you’re weighed down by lights and cables. Not enough and the chances of capturing the image you’d hoped for might be compromised.

That's why Profoto created the Profoto B10, their smallest and most lightweight off-camera flash ever. With five times the power of a speedlight packed into the size and shape of a camera lens, the Profoto B10 makes it easy to be creative with light anywhere. In addition, the B10 is more than just a flash. It’s also a bright and dimmable continuous light that you can use to light both stills and videos. And the adjustable color temperature makes it easy to blend with ambient light.

Compatibility with Profoto’s light shaping tools expand your creative opportunities further. You can choose any tool from the lightweight OCF family or select between over 120 light shaping tools available in the full Profoto range. The tools let you create any mood or feeling with light.

The clean and minimal interface makes the B10 easy to use straight from the box. The battery is quick and easy to replace, and you can also charge it while it's in use. If you have an assistant, the B10 is light enough to be used handheld and if you set it up by yourself you can just as easily mount it on a camera tripod or on a light stand.

You can trigger and control the B10 wirelessly with any Profoto AirTTL remote, with a Profoto A1, or connect it with the Profoto app. Through the app you can view and control all the settings from your smartphone screen, experience creative capture with your smartphone and download all the latest upgrades.

Features

  • Size and shape of a camera lens
  • Lightweight and cordless
  • Flash with the power of 5 speedlights
  • Continuous light with adjustable brightness and color temperature
  • Flexibility to set up on camera tripods or light stands
  • Compatibility with 120+ Profoto light shaping tools including the full OCF range
  • Compatibility with all Profoto AirTTL Remotes, including the Profoto A1
  • Smart connectivity with the Profoto app
Technical specifications

Technical specifications

Overview
  • Product name

    B10 250 AirTTL

  • Product number

    330191

Flash
  • Max energy

    250 Ws

  • Energy range

    10 f-stops (1.0-10)

  • Recycling time

    0.05-2s

  • Energy stability

    0.2 f-stops

  • F-stop @ 2m / 100 ISO

    22.7 with OCF Magnum reflector
    11.9 without reflector

  • TTL

    Yes

  • HSS

    Yes

Modeling light
  • Max output (lumens)

    2500 lm

  • Lamp type

    LED

  • Dimming range (%)

    100-10%

  • Color temp (⁰K

    Adjustable 3000-6500K (+-500K)

  • Color rendering (CRI)

    90-96

Wireless connectivity
  • Operating range

    Sync and remote control 0.5-300 m (1.5-1000ft)
    HSS and TTL: 0.5-100 m (1.5-330 ft)

  • Supported Air features

    Flash sync
    Remote control
    TTL
    High Speed Sync

  • Bluetooth

    Yes

  • Supported Bluetooth features

    Profoto app

Additional connections
  • Sync socket(s)

    No

  • Firmware upgrade

    USB-C port for firmware upgrades

Powering
  • Input power supply

    Li-Ion battery for B10

  • Battery capacity

    Up to 400 full power flashes
    Up to 75 minutes full continuous light
    Battery charges in less than 90 minutes

Miscellaneous
  • User upgradeable firmware

    Yes

  • Photocell/IR-slave and switch

    Yes

  • Umbrella mount

    Yes

Measurements
  • Width

    11cm (4.3")

  • Length

    17.5cm (6.9")

  • Height

    10cm (3.9")

  • Weight

    1.5 kg / 3.3 lbs (including battery and stand adapter)

What's included?

What's included?

B10 AirTTL Unit

x 1

USB-A to USB-C 0,6m

x 1
FAQ

FAQ

Can I use the B10 together with flashes from other brands?

You’ll get the most out of the B10 when you use it as part of the Profoto system, but the B10 has a built-in infrared slave sensor so you can sync it with other flashes.

How do I know when/if I should update the firmware on my B10?

Create an account on My Profoto, register your B10, and we will let you know by email whenever a new firmware update is available for download. If you get the Profoto app, you will receive an automatic notification on your phone when a new firmware update is available for your B10. You can update your B10 directly from the app. The Profoto app is currently only available for iOS, and you can get it for free from the App Store.

Can I travel by air with the B10 and its batteries?

Yes. Our products are safe and certified to take on a plane, regardless of your destination. In general, airlines will require you to carry batteries as cabin luggage. On rare occations, you could be asked to show battery travel documentation, so we recommend you bring it with when travelling.

Can I use the B10 with any camera?

The Profoto B10 can be used with any camera from any camera brand, as long as it has a hotshoe where you can connect an optional Profoto A1 or Profoto Air Remote to trigger and remote control the B10. To enable TTL and High-Speed Sync, you need to use an A1 or Air Remote TTL version that is compatible with your camera brand. Today, we offer optional A1 versions for Canon and Nikon and Air Remote TTL versions for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, and Olympus. For a different camera experience, we also recommend that you download the Profoto app and try out Profoto’s own creative capture with your smartphone. The Profoto app is currently only available for iOS, and you can get it for free from the App Store.

Which Profoto light shaping tools can I use with the B10?

All light shaping tools in the OCF family are highly recommended and so are all Profoto umbrellas and RFi Softboxes. In addition, almost all “classic” Profoto reflectors can be fitted onto the B10. Due to the short and flat front of the B10, the zoom range might be limited or the light effect might not be exctly as advertised. The magnetic accessories for the Profoto A1 do not fit onto the B10. If you are uncertain, please contact us or your local Profoto dealer.

During LED light usage, how do I know what color temperature I am at?

There is no numerical color temperature scale in the display because it will only display a false sense of accuracy. If exact accuracy is required for a specific application, we always recommend measuring with a color meter. This is because the actual color temperature will differ depending on where the light bounces and which light shaping tool is used. On top of that there is also a nominal color temperature difference of +-500K between individual units and a color temperature drift during the lifetime of the LED.

Will there be a connector for other Profoto lights to be able to connect to the app?

There is currently no such option and we do not make comments on plans for products we don't have.

When will the B10 be available?

Shipments of the B10 are estimated to reach the first dealers by end of October. Local availability may vary.

Downloads

Latest firmware updates

To access the latest firmware, you must be logged in and you must have registered the product.

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