The ABR800 is a self-contained studio ringflash system designed for the creative professional photographer. Its compact and lightweight design makes it easy to use with professional or semi-professional cameras equipped with lenses up to 4 inches in diameter. It is made by AlienBees, a division of Paul C. Buff, Inc.
AlienBees said a studio ringflash like the ABR800 is an invaluable and favorite tool of the professional photographer due to its ability to produce essentially shadow-free lighting, revealing unique catchlights in the eyes of subjects when used with fashion and portrait work.
With its built-in power supply and modeling lamp system, the ABR800 needs only to be plugged into a standard 120 Vac outlet â€“ no power pack is required. At 320 high-efficiency real wattseconds, the ABR800 is powerful enough to achieve f11 to f22 exposures in most studio uses while its 5 f-stop variable power range allows it to be dialed down for low-aperture shots where limited depth of field is desired.
We recently made a product review of the ABR800 and the full details may be viewed here.