Elinchrom THREE – Press Release

Press release
Elinchrom THREE

Elinchrom introduces the Elinchrom THREE: The ultimate portable Off-Camera Flash Companion

Elinchrom, a leader in the high-quality photographic lighting industry, proudly announces the launch of the Elinchrom THREE, an innovative addition to their line of versatile lighting solutions. Designed to meet the rigorous demands of modern photographers, the Elinchrom THREE is a compact, portable off-camera flash that delivers exceptional performance and control.

Simon Whittle, CEO of Elinchrom, states,“The Elinchrom THREE is a game changing product that epitomizes the seamless blend of power,portability, and perfection. With 261 Ws of pure performance, photographers will experience perfect illumination that brings every image to life. This product is designed to amplify creativity and elevate the art of photography”.


Behind the scenes with the Elinchrom THREE and photographer Therese Asplund

“The fact that it is so powerful even though it is so small seems almost too good to be true”

Therese Asplund


Therese Asplund, an award-winning Swedish photographer was among the first to try out the Elinchrom THREE. She was tasked with creating the imagery linked to this release of the THREE.

«Therese Asplund embodies the spirit of innovation that we strive for at Elinchrom. Her work serves as an inspiring example of the artistry that can be attained with high-caliber equipment» adds Simon Whittle.

To discover her journey and impressions about the Elinchrom THREE, please visit XXX PAGE.


Key features

  • More power
    With an accurate 261 Ws, the Elinchrom THREE delivers more power than what other brands pretend to have.
  • As fast as you need it to go
    With a recycling time of 1.2 sec. at full power, the Elinchrom THREE helps you get
    the best possible shots.
  • Integrated Li-Ion battery
    Enables up to 525 full-power flashes on a single charge and can be charged from
    any USB-C source without proprietery spare batteries or chargers.
  • Active charging
    Connect the Elinchrom THREE to a power source and continue shooting while
    charging regardless of the battery’s power level.
  • Multipurpose
    Equipped with a bright and high quality bi-colour continuous LED light for enhanced video
  • Touch screen interface
    Intuitive, clever, and streamlined interface designed to provide the most efficient user experience and quick set up times
  • Supreme portability
    Weighing only 1.6kg (3.6 lbs), the Elinchrom THREE is ready to travel with you anywhere and everywhere.
  •  Elinchrom OCF modifier mount
    Compatible with most Profoto bayonet light shapers and the traditional Elinchrom bayonet via the included heavy-duty adapter.
  • Sync up to 1/8000s with HSS
    Freeze motion overpower ambient light and darken backgrounds.
  •  TTL with manual lock
    Enables a quick switch from TTL to Manual without losing exposure settings.
  • Built in Bluetooth
    Adjust settings and control via the Elinchrom App and software without the need
    for the Elinchrom Bridge.


Retail Price

Elinchrom FIVE Monolight Kit

1x Elinchrom FIVE Monolight
1x Elinchrom FIVE Battery – EL20962
1x Elinchrom Wide Reflector 16 cm (6.3″) – EL26170
1x Elinchrom 65W USB-C Wall Charger – EL11052
1x Elinchrom Hard Case for FIVE – EL33255
2 Year Warranty

$1’849 USD / €1’599 EUR

*Manufacturer’s suggested retail price / excluding taxes

Elinchrom FIVE Monolight Dual Kit

2x Elinchrom FIVE Monolight
2x Elinchrom FIVE Battery – EL20962
2x Elinchrom Wide Reflector 16 cm (6.3″) – EL26170
2x Elinchrom 65W USB-C Wall Charger – EL11052
1x Elinchrom Storage Bag – EL33236
2 Year Warranty

$3’649 USD / €3’179 EUR


The Elinchrom FIVE is available now.

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Accessories, Code numbers & MSRP prices

Elinchrom THREE – Off-Camera Flash Kit 20941.1 949 € / 999 $ *
Elinchrom THREE – Off-Camera Flash Dual Kit 20942.2 1799 € / 1899 $ *
Elinchrom Profoto Adapter 26345 164 € / 179 $ *
Elinchrom OCF Adapter 26346 79 € / 99 $ *
Elinchrom OCF Diffusion Dome 25110 24 € / 29 $ *
Elinchrom OCF Wide Reflector 16 cm (6.3’’) 26090 44 € / 54 $ *
Elinchrom OCF Barndoors 26002 59 € / 79 $ *
Elinchrom 65W USB-C Wall Charger  11052 49 € / 64 $ *
Elinchrom USB-C Cable 1.8 m (5.9’’)  incl. in 11052*
Elinchrom 20000mAh 18W Power Bank 11050 49 € / 64 $ *
Elinchrom Hard Case for THREE-FIVE 33255 79 € / 99 $ *
Elinchrom ONE-THREE Backpack 33252 109 € / 134 $ *

*Manufacturer’s suggested retail price / excluding taxes


Flash output

261 Ws

Flash modes

Manual, TTL, HSS

Number of flashes

525 at full power

Weight (with battery)

1.65 kg – 3.6 lbs

Elinchrom THREE


Energy 261 Ws/J
1m, 100 ISO, HP Reflector 26 cm (10.2″)
2m, 100 ISO, HP Reflector 26 cm (10.2″)
Power range 6 F-Stop / 7 – 261 Ws
Power increments
Manual / TTL
0.1 F-Stop / 0.3 F-Stop
Power range display

0.1 – 5.3 (Elinchrom scale) / 4.8 – 10 (10 scale)

Best flash duration
t0.1 min/max power (Normal mode)
1/1550s – 1/255s
Best flash duration
t0.1 min/max power (Action mode)
1/8500s – 1/440s
Recycling time
min/max power

0.08s / 1.2s

Flash mode

Manual / TTL / HSS (with Transmitter Pro)

Action mode Faster flash duration over the power range
Flash colour temperature
at max power

5900 K (Action) / 5600 K (HSS)

Flash colour stability
over the power range, all modes

±150 K

Power stability  ±0.5 %
Auto Power dumping Adjusts power settings automatically in real time
Fan cooled Smart proactive cooling
Input USB-C

*Please note that the measured colour temperature might vary depending on the accessory, environment, and time of day.

Elinchrom THREE


Battery Li-Ion – Built-in – 41.04Wh
Battery capacity
min/max power (LED lamp OFF)
11’250 / 525
Battery capacity
min/max power (LED lamp ON 100%)
9000 / 420
Battery charge status On the display if ON and side logo if OFF
Charging time
with 65W USB-C Wall Charger
60 m (80%) – 100 m (100%) / Fast charge (unit is ON)
80 m (80%) – 135 m (100%) / Slow charge (unit is OFF)

Elinchrom THREE

LED modeling lamp

LED modes ON/OFF, free, proportional, VFC
LED power
20W / equivalent to 120W / 3000 lm / CRI 95
LED color temperature Presets from 2700 K to 6500 K
LED run time
LED only, min/max power
10 hours / 90 minutes

Elinchrom THREE


20 frequency channels, 4 groups
Skyport distance range
Transmitter Pro, manual mode
Indoor: up to 60 m / Outdoor: up to 200 m
Version 4.2 / Compatible Studio Software Win, Android, macOS, iOS

Elinchrom THREE

Size & dimensions

Umbrella fitting (on tilt head) 7 – 8 mm
with Diffusion Dome and tilt head
25.3 x 16.5 x 10.5 cm
10 x 6.5 x 4.1 inches
without Diffusion Dome and tilt head
24.5 x 10 x 10 cm
9.7 x 3.9 x 3.9 inches
with/without battery
1.65 kg – 3.6 lbs / 1.45 kg – 3.2 lbs

Elinchrom THREE – Press Release