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Bowens Gemini 500R/500R 2 Head Studio Lighting Kit #BW4805
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Bowens Gemini 500R/500R 2 Head Studio Lighting Kit #BW4805

Bowens most popular kit configurations are two-head kits. And the Gemini 500R/500R is no exception. These appeal to photographers buying studio lighting for the first time as well as photographers looking for exceptional value for money.

For more precise power control Gemini R Monolights are the ideal choice, featuring twin dials to adjust the power in exact stops or tenths of stops with power output displayed on the LED display. Power can also be controlled with the optional RC3 IR remote control (sold separately). Modelling control is also made simple with one switch: choose from full, proportional or off, or even set the modelling lamp to any level you desire. The Gemini R also features the ability to take a plug-in module to make it compatible with Pulsar or PocketWizard radio triggers (also all sold separately).

 

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This two head kit includes two Gemini monolights with two Bowens lighting support stands. To control the light is an included Softbox and a silver/white umbrella, together with a wide-angle umbrella reflector. This creates a very easy-to-use and effective two-light setup. The umbrellas are perfect for portraiture and many still-life applications - the black cover can be removed allowing you to fire the light through the umbrella like a softbox. The kit also includes a sync lead for camera connection and all the power cables, modelling lamps and flash tubes.  Everything is then packed into a single lightweight yet sturdy carrying case, with casters, for easy transportation.

 

The Gemini 500r monolight retains the unique ability to be powered from AC mains in the studio or the award-winning Travelpak battery unit (sold separately) out on location as well as boasting a range of new features designed to offer photographers not only ultimate freedom but unmatched power, durability and control too.

 

What’s in the Box?

2 x Gemini 500R Monobloc Heads
1 x 90cm Umbrella
1 x 60x80cm Soft Box
1 x Wide Angle Reflector
2 x Light support Stands
1 x BW 1066 Rolling Kit Case
2 x Flash Tubes
2 x Modelling Lamps
2 x Power Cords
2 x Sync Leads

3 years Warranty with CR Kennedy Australia.

 

 

Specifications

Max Power

500Ws

Guide No. (m/100 ISO)

85

Recycle Time to full power

1.3 Secs

Flash Duration to t=0.5

1/900 Sec

Flash Power Range

5 stops

Flash Power Variation

15Ws - 500Ws

Power control

Stop & Tenth Dials

Replaceable Flash Tube

BW2032 UV
BW2030 Clear

Modelling Lamp

250W Halostar

Model Lamp Variability


Full
Proportional
User Defined
Off

Colour Temperature

5600K ±300K

Voltage Stabilization

±0.5%

Lamp Saver

Yes

Auto Dump

Yes

Flash Inhibit Circuit

Yes

Ready Light Indication

@100% charge

Audible Recharge Confirmation

Yes

Reflector Mount

'S'-Type

Operating Voltage

190-250V 60Hz

Sync Voltage

5V

Built-in Slave Cell

Yes

Switchable Slave Cell

Yes

Circuit Protection

Yes 5A(F) Fuse

EM Noise Suppression

Yes

Plug-in radio trigger

Optional

Travelpak Compatible

Yes

Gemini 500R unit Width

170mm

Gemini 500R unit Length

380mm

Gemini 500R unit Height

133mm

Gemini 500R unit Weight

3.4kg

Kit Product Code

BW4805

 * Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice