Profoto Pro-8a 1200 Air Power Pack, 1200 Watt Second Flash Generator. #901001 / 701-081

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About Profoto Pro-8a

The Profoto Pro-8a Air, is a robust and rugged workhorse built for precision digital shooting, all day. Profoto Pro-8a Air offers you unmatched product performance in terms of flash duration (1/12,000's), power control and versatility. Generate up to 20 flashes per second and up to 1000 full power flashes per hour, with a flash-to-flash precision of ± 1/50 f-stop at all power settings.

The output power can be adjusted over a full 10 f-stop range, from 5 Ws up to 1200 Ws, in increments of 1/10 f-stop, for really fine-grained control. You will experience flash-to-flash color stability within ± 40° K over the entire power range. The Pro-8a Air offers easy-to-use controls based on the user friendly design philosophy of look, listen and touch.

Profoto Pro-8a Features

  • Sensational fast recycling time 0.05-0.5 sec for Pro-8a 1200
  • Up to 20 flashes per second
  • Ultra short flash duration 1/12.000 s
  • 10 f-stop power range
  • Extremely high color stability, ± 50° K over energy range 5.0 - 10.0
  • Energy stability ± 1/50 f-stop flash-to-flash
  • Wireless sync and control of your flashes with the Profoto Air system
  • Automatic self seeking multi-voltage world wide
  • Designed for usage directly with petrol generator
  • Compatible with all current ProHeads
  • Improved modeling light output
  • PiPE (Pre ignition Plasma Establishing)

Profoto Pro-8a Specifications

1200 Ws
Energy control
5 - 1200 Ws over an 9 f-stop range in 1/10 or 1/1 step increments
Energy distribution
Fully asymmetric
Energy precision
± 1/50 f-stop flash-to-flash
Color stability
± 50° K over energy range 5.0 - 10.0
± 40° K flash-to-flash
0.05 - 0.5 s
Lamp head connectors
Two connectors
Flash duration
1/12,000 - 1/2200 s
Flash capacity
Up to 20 flashes per second
Modeling light
Up to 1000 W (max 500 W per head)
Input power supply
Flash triggering
Built-in wireless Profoto Air with a range up to 300 m
Built-in photocell, two sync sockets
Dimensions Inches (LxWxD)
13.6 x 7.3 x 9.8
Dimensions Centimeters (LxWxD)
24.5 x 18.5 x 25
Weight (lbs / kg)
25.2 / 11.4
Standard Profoto 2 year warranty
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