creative image lighting technology
ELB 400
This is the most complete
and portable off-camera
flash system.
Specifically designed for
photographers who travel
light whilst packing enough
power to overpower the sun.
The best flash duration is
at full power, just where you
need it when you are out
on a sunny location.
The built-in Skyport
system provides seamless
synchronisation and control
between your camera and
the ELB 400.
WHY ELB 400?
– 424 Ws in the palm of your hand.
– Tiny flash heads with full sized
performance.
– 400 full power flashes. 30% more
from the same weight.
– Lifetime battery performance
optimised, even recovering deeply
discharged cells.
– OLED display with intuitive control of
existing functions, providing simple
control of all the new functions;
Strobo, Sequence and Delayed flash.
– Next generation Skyport to offer
more of everything.
– Compatible with the Elinchrom
system past, present and future. Fully
compatible with the creativity
demanded by every photographer.
The OLED display features
are rich, with quick and
easy access to all features.
ELB 400 with battery — 400 Ws — N° 10279.1
ELB 400 without battery — N° 10278.1
Choose Quadra Action head sets
when flash duration is crucial
and you want to freeze your
subject’s motion.
Choose Quadra Pro head sets
when more power is needed on
location. These heads are also
for use in conjunction with
HyperSync™ enabled triggers.
TO GO SETS
ELB 400 One Action Head To Go — N° 10412.1
ELB 400 One Pro Head To Go — N° 10413.1
Qty
Code n°
Article
1x
10279.1
ELB 400
Supplied with Lithium-Ion battery
charger, sync cord and shoulder strap
1x
20151 /
20121
Quadra Action or Quadra Pro Head
Supplied with 2.5 m flash cable, Quadra
reflector 13.5 cm and multifunction cap
1x
19350
EL-Skyport transmitter Speed
ELB 400 Two Action Heads To Go — N° 10414.1
ELB 400 Two Pro Heads To Go — N° 10415.1
Qty
Code n°
Article
1x
10279.1
ELB 400
Supplied with Lithium-Ion battery, charger, sync cord and
shoulder strap
2x
20151 /
20121
Quadra Action or Quadra Pro Heads
Supplied with 2.5 m flash cable, Quadra reflector
13.5 cm and multifunction cap
1x
19350
EL-Skyport transmitter Speed
1x
19295
Spare Lithium-Ion battery
1x
33200
ELB 400 TO GO case
FULL SCALE!
Portability.
Smaller than a traditional
speedlight, with many times
more power, and perfect
exposure and colour everytime.
HAVING SO MUCH POWER IN YOUR HANDS
Feels so good!
RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES
«Must have» dedicated ELB 400 accessories
Deflector Set
N° 26310
Elinchrom is the only system with the
central umbrella fitting which gives
extra freedom to photographers to
modify the hardness / softness of their
lights so easily. These deflectors can
eliminate, soften or tone sharp shadow
edges, particularly when used inside
softboxes, with and without diffusers
and other accessories.
Tripod Set 52-190 cm
N° 31050
Small and lightweight
heads require lighter
stands. Save weight!
Quadra Ringflash ECO
N° 20492
This ringflash is so portable. With its
standard 2-pole flashtube, the Quadra
Ringflash ECO is an ideal source for
fashion and beauty photography.
Quadra Extension Cables
5 m - N° 11003
10 m - N° 11004
«Must have» EL accessories via the Quadra Reflector Adapter
Quadra Reflector
Adapter MK-II
N° 26342
This adapter enables
use of the complete
Elinchrom range of
accessories.
Rotalux Deep 70cm
N° 26187
Sometimes refered to as the
“cheat code” of photography, because of the crisp
and directionnal light this
unique softbox provides.
Can also be used with the
optional 26310 deflector set.
Maxi-Spot Reflector
N° 26149
When used with Quadra
heads, this reflector
offers 2 stops more
light. Ideal when power
and a narrow beam is
needed.
Quadra Portalite 40 x 40 cm
N° 26151
This softbox is easy to set up
and ultra transportable, while
offering a soft light when used
with the outer diffuser and a
more edgy beauty dish look
when used bare and with the
optional Elinchrom deflector set.
Square Reflector Set 44
N° 26048
Without grid this reflector
offers a wide soft light but
with grid it is a soft yet
controlled light offering
deeper shadows and more
intense colours.
Elinchrom umbrellas
Silver 85 cm - N° 26350
Tanslucent 85 cm - N° 26351
White 85 cm - N° 26472
Silver for sharp lighting, translucent
for shoot-through direct lighting and
white for soft light.
SPECIFICATIONS
TECHNICAL DATA
Energy (Ws/J)
424
Power distribution
Asymmetrical 2 :1
At 100% : 64.5 – At 66% : 45.8 – At 33% : 22.4
F-stop (1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°) Pro Head
Power range f-stop
6.9
100% : 21 - 424 – 66% : Output A : 14 - 280 – 33% : Output B : 7 - 140
Power range Ws
Power range
1/1 – 1/32
Power increments in f-stop
1/10 to 5/10 - 1/1
Flash duration t0.5 at max. power in s. : Pro/Action head
Output A (100%) : 1/1200 / 1/2800 – Output B (33%) : 1/3000 / 1/5700
Output A+B (100%) : 1/1500 / 1/4000
Recycling, FAST in s.
Output A : 0.3 - 1.6 – Output B : 0.17 - 0.7
Recycling, ECO in s.
Output A : 0.5 - 3.5 – Output B : 0.3 - 1.2
Colour temperature in °K at max. power
5500
Auto Power Dumping
Adjusts power settings automatically
Power stability
± 0.5%
Modelling lamp mode
On, off, programmable timer and continuous
Flashes out of one charged battery at min. power,
ECO / FAST recycle
6000 / 5500
Flashes out of one charged battery at max. power,
ECO / FAST recycle
350 / 350
Battery
Lithium-Ion 14.4 V / 4.1 Ah
Quick charger : approx. recharge time
1h30m
EL-Skyport (Built-in)
Integrated transceiver, 20 Frequency Channels and 4 Groups
Sync voltage
5 V (compatible with all cameras)
Sync socket
3.5 mm Jack
Weight : ELB 400 unit including battery // Battery alone
2 kg // 0.73
Supplied with
Battery, charger, sync cord and shoulder strap
Code number
10279.1
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OLED display
EL-Skyport antenna
Synchronisation plug for 3.5 mm jack
Photocell
Micro USB socket for updates
Right function button / Power up
Test button / Enter menu function
Left function button / Power down
Modelling lamp button
Outlet A (100%)
Access menu button / Return function
This brochure may show images of products with accessories, which are not part of sets or single units.
Elinchrom sets and single unit configurations may change without advice and they might be different in other countries.
Tolerances of specifications and components conform to IEC and CE standards. The listed values can differ due to tolerances in components,
or measuring instruments. Technical data, subject to change. No guarantee for misprints.
Photo : Tristan Shue
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