Elinchrom has entered the world of LED lights, debuting the ELM8, a steady gentle supply appropriate with the number of Elinchrom’s gentle shapers.

If in case you have been working with Elinchrom’s flash system, you might be in all probability aware of their modifiers that additionally occur to work with their earlier era of steady lights: Scanlite, a halogen scorching gentle. It is nice to listen to that their latest little one, the ELM8 LED, is appropriate with their present modifiers. However, sufficient about compatibility. Let’s leap onto the tech specs.

Dimensions and Weight

The sunshine could be very small with dimensions of seven.87 x 3.78 x 3.78 inches and weighs 2.645 lbs. These measurements are of the unit with the battery.

Construct High quality

The ELM8 is claimed to be rugged and constructed like a tank. It’s water resistant with an IP54 score and shockproof, with the ability to survive an affect if dropped from as much as three toes.

Gentle High quality and Output

The unit is daylight-balanced with a shade temperature of 56,00 Ok with a CRI 93 and TLCI of 94. As with their flash system, that gentle is constant all through all energy ranges. It is usually flicker-free, which makes it good not just for pictures, however for video too. Its native beam angle is 120 levels, however that may be narrowed with equipment resembling their 50-degree Focus Optic DM, Fresnel 25-degree, and Barn Doorways which are offered individually. The sunshine output is 8,000 lumens. Its LUX score is 16,320 at three toes with a Fresnel 25-degree adapter.

Energy and Run Time

The ELM8 It’s battery operated with an built-in Li-Ion battery, however can run on AC as effectively. Its most cost time is estimated at two hours. It may possibly run repeatedly between 50 and 245 min, relying on the facility stage.


An built-in fan activates at low velocity when gentle output exceeds 5,100 lumens, and switches to excessive velocity above 6,400 lumens.

Distant Management

The ELM8 has a built-in Skyport receiver that may work on 20 completely different frequencies and can be utilized in as much as 4 teams. Elinchrom offers a distant management that’s offered individually. It may be managed by way of the Elinchrom’s Skyport radio protocol and is appropriate with the Phottix Odin II transmitter.

Gentle Shapers and Equipment

The sunshine is instantly appropriate with all Q-mount equipment, which suggests the mount is identical as their Quadra heads. You might want an EL Adapter MKII if you wish to use it with all different Elinchrom’s gentle shapers.

Pricing and Availability

The Elinchrom ELM8 is offered as of August 5, 2019 and is priced at 1,699 USD and 1,379 EUR for these which are buying from sellers in Europe.


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