Zeus 2500 flash vs Dynalite What do you think?

Started Nov 7, 2011 | Discussions thread
kenyee
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Re: Zeus 2500 flash vs Dynalite What do you think?
In reply to Hugowolf, Nov 21, 2011

Hugowolf wrote:

It is one of the reasons why monolights became more popular than pack and head systems.(And why the national grid uses AC.) DC just doesn’t travel well – a lot of power is lost between the pack and the head. It is probably also behind Paul Buff’s ridiculous ‘effective’ watt-seconds for Alien Bees – not a comparison between monolights, but between monolights and packs.

He has mentioned in the past that it is why he came up w/ "effective"....i.e., pack/head cables eat a lot of the power...

I'm still a bit surprised that much power is lost...2500WS pack/head is only 1/4 stop brighter than 1000WS? Wow...

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