The ELC Pro HD

The ELC Pro HD compact is Elinchrom’s latest unit. The ELC Pro HD has lighting fast recycling times allowing photographers to experiment with the delay and photo burst function.

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Why the ELC Pro HD?

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Why the ELC Pro HD?

These compacts are the highest performing and most professional units on the market.

All the features of the junior EL Compacts

  • The solution for every fast and demanding professional photographer with the most creative story to tell
  • The widest power range with perfect colour and exposure accuracy
  • Choose between 500 Ws or 1000 Ws units with no disadvantages
  • The Creative Suite includes stroboscopic, sequence and delay modes
  • Simple user interface with OLED display
  • And still portable enough to work everywhere

Product Specifications

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Product Specifications

The ELC Pro HD compact is Elinchrom’s latest unit. The ELC Pro HD has lighting fast recycling times allowing photographers to experiment with the delay and photo burst function.

  • Built-in receiver for triggering and power control with the EL-Skyport Plus
  • Intelligent pre-flash detector system 
  • User presets easily saved and recalled 
  • Power auto-dump
  • Intelligent cooling fan
  • Multi-voltage auto-detection: 90-270 V (excluding modelling lamp)
  • Visual Flash Confirmation option
  • Adjustable proportionality of the modelling lamp range
  • Programmable ready beep tone
  • Compatible with all accessories
  • Centred 7 mm umbrella shaft compatible with the deflector set
  • User replaceable plug-in flashtube


OLED Display

Easy to use interface.

On the dashboard, the power in Elinchrom f-stop, in J (Ws) and the flash duration are displayed at all time.

Users can easily change the power output as well as navigate into the menu.

Creative Suite

Strobo Mode 

Capture movement in a second!

This creative mode is necessary to capture one movement in a single frame.

The ELC Pro HD is capable of delivering 20 consistent stroboscopic flashes per second at 8Ws!

Delayed Mode

Create motion effects on the go!

The delayed mode provides the option of first or second curtain sync and everything in between, plus predictive synchronisation within a short sequence.

The delay in the flash synchronisation can be set from 0.001 to 10s.

More Technical Specifications

  ELC Pro HD 500
ELC Pro HD 1000
Auto Power Dumping Adjusts power settings automatically
Best Flash Duration at Power 3.1 (1/5000) 3.6 (1/5260)
Colour Temperature at Max. Power 5500 °K
Energy 500 Ws/J 1000 Ws/J
F-Stop (1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°) 64.8 90.8
Fan Cooled Electronically intelligent temperature controlled fan
Shortest Flash at Power Setting 3.1 3.6
Flashtube S-Type, Omega Plug-in, user replaceable - 24084
Flash Duration t0.5 at Max. Power Min. power : 1/2940 Max. power : 1/2330 Min. power : 1/2780 Max. power : 1/1430
Hi-Sync No
Max. Power Consumption 115V / 60Hz Slow : 250 W // Default : 500 W // Fast : 625 W
Max. Power Consumption 230V / 50Hz Slow : 350 W // Default : 700 W // Fast : 875 W
Max. Flash per sec. at Min. Power 20 
Modelling Lamp - 115V 300 W / GX 6.35 - 23030
Modelling Lamp - 230V 300 W / GX 6.35 - 23022
Modelling Lamp Mode Off, free, proportional
Glass Dome Frosted (optional) Art. N° 24917 / optional
Power Increments in F-Stop Adjusted by precise multifunctional power knob in 1/10 steps
Display 1/1,1/64 1/1,1/128
Power Range F-Stop
Power Range 7 to 500 Ws 8 to 1000 Ws
Power Stability ± 0.1%
Pure Sine Battery Converter DC/AC : Slow Charge (W) 600 with Halogen
Recycling Time at 230V 0.6 to 2 s 1.2 to 4 s
Height 210 mm
Length 315 mm
Width 140 mm
Skyport Type Integrated transceiver, 20 Freq. Channels, 4 Groups
Sync Socket 3.5 mm Jack
Sync Voltage 5 V
Umbrella Fitting Centred tube for EL-umbrellas ø 7 mm Stand bracket with extra fitting for larger umbrella shafts
Voltage Multivoltage 90 - 260
Weight (max.) 2.35 kg 2.9 kg

Single Unit

ELC Pro HD 500

ELC Pro HD 1000

Flashtube ELC Pro HD

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