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Profoto B2 250 Air TTL Location Kit Price Drop by 50%!

By David J. Crewe on August 2nd 2019

This is pretty huge news! Just this morning the price of the Profoto B2 Air TTL Location Kit was cut in half! Normally retailing around the $2095.00 mark, you can find the Air TTL Location kit from our preferred vendors at the price of $995. Now’s your chance to get a premium flagship lighting product at an extremely affordable price! Speaking as a Profoto user, and unofficial fanboy, you really can’t go wrong with this kit! I’ve been using mine now since early 2015 almost daily and it’s an incredible travel light kit.

[Related Reading: Just Released! Profoto B2 AirTTL Hands On And Initial Review]

Key Features & Technical Specs

This B2 250 Air TTL Location Kit from Profoto is an ideal way to get into the game-changing battery-powered flash system. The kit includes the B2 250 AirTTL Power Pack, two batteries, a charger, two B2 flash heads, a padded location bag, and a carrying bag with a shoulder strap. Complete the kit and get full wireless TTL.

  • Maximum Watt/Seconds – 250
  • Flash Variability – 9 f/stops 1.0-250 Ws
  • Distribution – Asymmetrical/Symmetrical
  • Increments: full stops or 1/10 stops
  • Battery – Li-Ion
    • 215 Full-power flashes
    • Recharge: 45-60 min
  • Recycling Time – 0.03 – 1.35 Seconds
  • Flash Duration – 1/1,000 – 1/15,000 Sec.
  • Modeling Light – LED: 50 W halogen-equivalent
    • Modes: Constant on (via user-determined timer 1-30 sec)
    • Off, Dim on/off while recycling, full on when recycled
  • Head Outlets – 2
  • Triggering
    • Sync socket: mini-pin Photocell/IR-slave
    • Integrated Profoto AirTTL transceiver
    • Transmitter: optional Air Sync,
    • Air Remote, Air Remote TTL-C/N
    • Radio range: 330′(100 m)in TTL, 1,000′ (300 m) non-TTL
  • Display – Digital LED: 1.75 x 2.25″ (44 x 57 mm)
  • Fan Cooled – No
  • Flash Ready Indicator – Switchable beep and/or modeling light dim
  • Auto Dump – Yes
  • Voltage – 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz charger
  • Compatibility – Profoto flash B2 flash head
  • Dimensions – 6.3 x 3.1 x 6.7″ (16 x 8.0 x 17 cm) Including battery
  • Weight – 2.2 lb (1.6 kg) Including optional battery

Check Pricing & Availability From Our Preferred Vendors Here

Adorama | B&H | Amazon

This is a pretty significant price drop no matter what way you look at it. So if you’ve been debating jumping into the Profoto Camp, now’s the time to make the leap and grab yourself a flagship product and an insanely reduced price. The big question everyone’s wondering here is, “Why?” What does this price drop mean?  Historically speaking, when a product as tried and true as this gets a price cut this big, it’s typically followed by the announcement of something new taking its place. We’ve not seen anything on any rumor sites unofficially or otherwise, so what’s your thoughts on this? Have you heard anything credible or have any thoughts? Will you be picking up a new Profoto B2 kit? Let us know in the comments below.

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David J. Crewe is a full-time commercial photographer and Senior Editor with SLR Lounge. Based out of both Southern California & Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Q&A Discussions

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  1. Paul Aparycki

    9 times out of 10 when Profoto announces such a large price drop, it is indicative that they are about to discontinue the unit. They did this with the Acute b600air (which I bought a few of for less than half their price . . . a couple of weeks later, “discontinued”).

    Not to say you shouldn’t buy one. At this price it is very attractive, and like all Profoto gear, a good investment.

    The only problem with Profoto is that they don’t continue support for “legacy” products for very long after they dump them. Which means, buy any accessories you think you might need as soon as possible.

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  2. John Hewick

    I think the reason for the price drop is because I was about to sell my b2 kit and the universe is conspiring against me. 

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