Profoto has announced a new compact strobe. Designed for off-camera use, the Profoto A2 Monolight is a 100Ws strobe with a recycle time of 0.1-1.6 seconds. It’s a pretty tiny light, measuring in at 7.9cm in diameter and only 12.6cm long, meaning you can easily fit one or several of these into the lens slots of most camera bags.
The flash itself has a colour temperature of 5800K +/-100K with a t.1 flash duration of between 1/26,000 to 1/350 of a second. It also features a 2.1W modelling light at a more tungsten 3500K colour temp. As a portable strobe, it’s powered by a lithium-ion battery that promises 400 flashes on a full charge.