The AD200, also called the eVOLV 200, is a speedlight and a naked bulb head and battery system. The brand new R200 ring flash plugs into that equipment to offer a unique kind of sunshine than the AD200 can present by itself.
“You requested for it, and right here it’s — the R200 ring flash head for AD200Pro/AD200, one other gentle head system to deliver you countless artistic potentialities,” Godox says.
“The R200 renders unimaginable even illumination whereas eliminating disagreeable highlights and making a glamorous glow in your topic that can make the portrait look costly and spectacular, making it an irreplaceable gentle supply for images.”
Whereas comparable in design to the AR400, the R200 provides a lighter-weight various to the heavier, all-in-one design of the unique ring flash. With a distant connection to the AD200 collection flash, the R200 is admittedly much less highly effective, however makes that commerce to develop into lighter and simpler to hold.
With a flash energy output of 200Ws, the R200 has a flash lamp CCT ranking of 5800K (±200K) and a modelling lamp ranking of 4500 (±300K). The sunshine output guarantees 1,380 lux at 1.6 ft. It additionally places out 10W of energy with three ranges, low, medium, and excessive.
The flash ring is 7.4-inches in diameter and the corporate claims that when used with a round diffuser, can impart a comfortable, halo-like high quality of sunshine with out harsh hotspots.
Weighing at just below a pound and a half, the R200 can match across the digicam lens or connect remotely to a light-weight stand or pole, after which the AD200Pro might be slung over the shoulder via the included minibag that may dangle and be carried a lot simpler.
The R200 comes with a foldable digicam bracket to mount to the digicam across the lens, an umbrella bracket, and an extension cable. There are additionally equipment together with a shoulder bag, a big reflector dish, honeycomb grids, and gels.
Final week, Godox launched a brand new wi-fi flash set off that acts as a cordless go-between for Leica cameras and off-mounted Godox flashes.
The Godox R200 is out there to pre-order staring as we speak for $279 (at Adorama, Godox is branded FlashPoint), however the firm has not present info on when it expects to start out transport the flash.