A new light from Paul C Buff & AlienBees! The DigiBee DB800 is a 320 Ws (watt-second) studio mono-block. The DB800 features a high-powered 400 watt equivalent daylight balanced 5600K LED modeling lamp. You can use the bright 400w LED modeling lamp for video shoots or for more sensitive portraits like photographing newborns. The flash tube outputs the same intensity of the older B800 but in a smaller package. Digital displays on the rear of the light make dialing in consistent settings a breeze. A standard 1/8" - 1/8" mono cable (included with our Pocket Wizard Plus III) will trigger these wirelessly. When paired with our Vagabond Lithium Mini Battery Pack units, expect about a 2 second recycle time and 1000 full power pops or about an hour and a half run time with the LED modeling lamp at full power. AlienBees Speedrings will work with this unit!
Mount it on a light stand and you'll be good to go!
Just a heads up, the optical slave on these units is quite a bit weaker than the previous alienbees. We whole heartedly recommend using Pocket Wizards to trigger them instead of relying on the optical slave.
Wattseconds- 5 Ws (min. power) to 320 Ws (max. power)
Power Variability- 7 f-stop range (full to 1/64 power)
Recycle to 100%- 1 second
Recycle to Half Power (-1.04F)- 0.5 seconds
Flash Duration (t.1)- 1/975 second (at full power)
Typical Performance with Vagabond VLX- 1 second recycle to full power (100%), approx. 1000 full power flashes per battery charge, approx. 1.75 hour runtime with modeling lamp ONLY (at full power), approx. 3.75 hour runtime with modeling lamp ONLY (at half power)
Average Current Draw- 7 amps average (10 amps peak/surge current draw)
Sync / Trigger Voltage- less than 6 volts
Modeling Lamp- 400 Watt equivalent (75 Watt permanent LED bulb), 25,000 to 50,000 hour typical lifespan (at full brightness, longer at lower brightness), high color rendering index (CRI > 90)
Flashtube- 14mm single-ring flashtube (daylight-balanced and UV-coated at 5600K)
Stand Mount- fits stand connection studs up to 5/8"
Umbrella Mount- fits umbrella poles up to 3/8"
Weight- 2.9 pounds
Dimensions- 4.75 inches (width) across the front, 5.25 inches (length) with the shipping cover in place, 7.25 inches (height) from the top of the antennae to the housing base - with stand mount collapsed