A&P How many watts are your strobes?

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  1. CrazyFoool

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    Its all in the titleeee..


    p/s.
     
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    11ty, are there any other options?
     
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    Whatever the effective wattages of B1600s are. 640 maybe? I don't remember.
     
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    erm. 1600.. you mean 'true' power' :mamoru:
     
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    around true 1000w
     
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    B800 weaksauce @ 320ws
     
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    So its not a good idea to buy anything below 400 for some indoor lighting thats used more than for tiny product shoots?
    or (insert number here)...
     
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    IMMA CHARGIN' MY STROBEZORS :run:
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    3 flashes would be sufficient (these are generally under 100 ws) for what you're doing.
     
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    B800's are fine. Maybe if you're doing outdoor group photography in NYC then you might need something beefier but hell, if there is a whole group dedicated to using little battery powered flashes, then i'm pretty sure a 400WS strobe would be fine for you.

    Oh and btw, I use my B800 overclocked. There's a special code for it:mamoru:
     
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    11ty billion WAT seconds.
    rofl.
     
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    for product shots you don't even need strobes, home depot lights are more than enough
     

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