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Adorama Introduces Flashpoint RoveLight Monobloc Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

14 August 2014

Adorama has announced its portable $600 RoveLight, a 600ws monobloc that needs no power cable or sync cable. Featuring a built-in 6600 mAh lithium battery and wireless controller, it can deliver over 500 full power flashes on a single charge.

Flashpoint RoveLight. Front and rear views of the portable powerhouse.

Key features include:

  • 600 watt seconds of power delivering a guide number of 262 ft. at 100 ISO
  • Selectable recycle speed with 0.3 to 3.5 second (fast) and 0.3 to 4.5 second (slow)
  • Audible and Ready LED Indicator
  • Trigger Single Frame, Stroboscopic or Flash Delay
  • Built in 5w LED Modeling Lamp with Auto off Timer
  • Separate swappable Lithium 6600 mAh Battery Modules
  • 16 Channel Remote Control
  • 5.5 lb. weight

System functions are displayed on an LED display and extra lithium batteries are available. For more reflector and light modifier compatibility, a RoveLight 600 package, which includes a Bowens mount, is available.

This unit packs more of a punch than the Flashpoint 180 we recently reviewed. That review also explains what advantage monoblocs have and how they are rated.

For more details on the RoveLight, see the news release below.

Flashpoint's New RoveLight Monolight Delivers Studio Quality Flash Anywhere

A highly versatile, self-contained 600ws monolight, the wireless RoveLight goes anywhere for perfect lighting everywhere; now available exclusively at Adorama

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Adorama, one of the world's largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, recently announced the availability of the Flashpoint RoveLight 600ws monolight with onboard power, available exclusively at Adorama. A luxury design in an affordable package, the flash powerhouse is wireless and highly portable, allowing for perfect on-location lighting in every situation.

The CompactFlashpoint RoveLight features a 22-step range of accurate regulated power from full to 1/128th power and can be controlled via the rear console or the included wireless controller. Recycle speed is selectable by situation, as the RoveLight offers two different fast modes (3-3.5s or .3-4.5s), confirmed with audio and modeling light indication. With unmatched lighting control, the flash duration can go down to as low as 1/15,000 second.

The RoveLight's handy built-in LED modeling lamp conserves the battery's energy reserve and also includes a special timer for auto shutoff when not in use. All of these system functions are displayed clearly on the sharp, generous LED display. Extra lithium batteries are sold separately to give photographers even more options for remote work. For more reflector and light modifier compatibility, choose the RoveLight 600 package, which includes a Bowens mount for maximum flash versatility.

The RoveLight 600 goes easily to any location, totally independent of power cords and generators. The self-contained, fully featured 600ws strobe is the ideal solution for transportable studio quality flash. It includes an interchangeable, high-energy 6600 mAh lithium battery with a wireless controller, rendering it capable of an incredible 500+ full power flash bursts on a single charge.

Most times, power for a monolight is provided by AC current -- simply plug in and shoot. However, there are times when where an AC outlet may not be so conveniently located, most often when shooting outside. Monolights with battery pack attachments such as Flashpoint's new RoveLight 600 easily solve this problem. Specially designed to encompass the best features of a monolight in an affordable package, the RoveLight 600 stands up among comparable lights. The model's ultimate portability, lightning-fast recycle time and numerous control options make for a professional tool that goes far beyond the boundaries of indoor studios.

Learn more about the benefits of monolights from Adorama expert Joe Farace at the Adorama Learning Center.

Pricing and Availability

The Flashpoint RoveLight 600ws is now available for $589.95. The Flashpoint RoveLight 600ws with included Bowens mount is now available for $600. For more information, visit or the Adorama store at 42 West 18th St. in Manhattan.

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