Elinchrom FIVE

Battery Monolight

Never settle.
Always adventure.

A 522Ws battery monolight with 450 full-power flashes on a single charge.

The Elinchrom FIVE with Active Charging lets you work in the studio while actively charging your battery, so you’re always ready for your next adventure. Unplug and work on location with up to 450 full-power flashes.
The FIVE features a continuous running modeling light and lets you shoot longer, with quicker recycling times and no need to slow down.

Always charged up for any adventure, inside or out.

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Never lose momentum

With Active Charging, connect the FIVE to any USB-C power source and continue shooting while charging regardless of the battery’s power level, keeping your workflow uninterrupted.

Tough and reliable

The FIVE is built to withstand whatever you or Mother Nature throw at it. With a recycling time of 1.6 seconds to full power and optimised cooling, the FIVE will never let you down.

Power to shoot longer

522Ws and 450 full power flashes, the Elinchrom FIVE ensures you have plenty of power on location.

A familiar face

Elinchrom’s quick menu ensures you never miss a chance to capture the moment.

Always charged up for any adventure,
inside or out.

During the course of 5 shoots, I took 1,540 photos on just over 5 charges!

John Gress
Transmitter Pro

Power with HSS

Darken or outshine the ambient light or use a wider aperture: the Elinchrom Transmitter Pro gives you access to HSS to seamlessly synchronize at speeds up to 1/8000s.

Be prepared

Shoot in TTL to speed up your workflow and take control with Manual Lock without losing your exposure settings to make quick adjustments and explore new creative effects.

Your choice of light shapers

The FIVE, with its Elinchrom Modifier Mount, is natively compatible with Elinchrom accessories. Plus, the comfortable grip makes it seamless to adjust your lighting.

A familiar face

A similar interface as the Elinchrom ELC 125/500, Elinchrom’s quick menu ensures you never miss a chance to capture the moment.

Power to shoot longer

Detachable high-capacity Li-Ion battery
With 450 full power flashes on a single charge, the Elinchrom FIVE ensures you have plenty of power on location.

USB-C / Active Charge
With Active Charging, the Elinchrom FIVE can be connected to any USB-C power source and continue shooting while charging regardless of the battery’s power level, keeping your workflow uninterrupted.

Optimal light spread

Unconcealed flash tube
Shaping light is at the heart of every great image you create. Designed around an unconcealed flash tube for optimal light spread, the FIVE ensures you experience the beautiful light quality Elinchrom is known for.

Bicolor 26W LED modeling lamp
Adjustable color temperature of 2700K to 6500K and an output of 4000 Lumens with a CRI 91-94.

Get set for your next adventure.

Elinchrom FIVE Kits

Elinchrom FIVE - Battery Monolight Kit

EL20960.1

Elinchrom FIVE - Battery Monolight Dual Kit

EL20961.2

Elinchrom FIVE Outdoor Portrait Kit

Elinchrom FIVE Outdoor Portrait Kit

EL20970.1

What's included?
Elinchrom FIVE Monolight Kit
EL20960.1

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

Elinchrom FIVE Monolight Dual Kit
EL20961.2

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

Elinchrom FIVE Outdoor Portrait Kit
EL20961.2

1x Elinchrom FIVE Monolight – EL20960.1
1x Spare FIVE Battery – EL20962
1x Transmitter Plus – EL19368
1x Deep Silver Umbrella 125 cm (49”) – EL26353
1x Tripod 88-235 cm (2.8-7.7’) – EL30101

 

Consumables

Wide Reflector 16cm (6.3")

EL26170 - Gives a wide even coverage, excellent for copy work, single light source or large groups photography. Ideal when used with an umbrella as this reflector evenly illuminates the umbrella (no central hot spot).

Elinchrom FIVE Battery

EL20962 - The removable Li-Ion Battery for the Elinchrom FIVE is a power source that provides 450 full-power flashes or 14’600 minimum-power flashes on a full charge.

Elinchrom 65W USB-C Wall Charger

EL11052 - Enables rapid recharging of the Elinchrom FIVE via AC power and supports Active Charging. Included with 1.8m (5.9’) USB-C cable and a multi-plug adapter set with plugs for US, UK, Australia, Europe and Korea.

Elinchrom Storage Bag

EL33236 - Storage Bag for Elinchrom monolights with 6 separations.

Elinchrom THREE-FIVE case

Elinchrom Hard Case for FIVE

EL33255 - A lightweight, semi-rigid carry solution for an Elinchrom FIVE and related accessories. Easy to incorporate into your existing kit without adding excess bulk or weight.

Elinchrom Flashtube 500 J

EL24092 - Replacement plug-in flashtube for the Elinchrom FIVE.

Protective Cap MK-III

EL27125 - The Protective Cap is for storing and transporting units and fits all Elinchrom Monolight flash units and flash heads. 60mm high.

Overview

Flash output

522 Ws

Flash modes

Standard, HSS, TTL

Number of flashes

450 at full power

Weight (with battery)

3.0 kg – 6.6 lbs


Elinchrom FIVE

Unit

Energy 522 Ws/J
F-Stop
1m, 100 ISO, HP Reflector 26 cm (10.2″)
90.4
F-Stop
2m, 100 ISO, HP Reflector 26 cm (10.2″)
32.8
Power range 7 F-Stop / 7 – 522 Ws
Power increments
Manual / TTL
1/10th F-Stop / 3/10th F-Stop
from -3.0 to +3.0
Power range display

1/1 to 1/64

Best flash duration
t0.1 min/max power (Normal mode)
1/1800s – 1/200s
Best flash duration
t0.1 min/max power (Action mode)
1/8080s – 1/250s
Recycling time
min/max power

0.01s / 1.6s

Flash mode

Manual / TTL / HSS (with Transmitter Pro)

Standard mode

Optimized color temperature over the power range

Action mode

Faster flash duration over the power range

Flash colour temperature
at max power*

5600 K (Standard) / 5900 K (Action) / 5500 K (HSS)*

Flash colour stability
over the power range (standard, HSS modes)
±200 K
Power stability ±0.5 %
Auto power dumping Automatic, real-time
Fan cooled Smart Pro Active cooling
Input USB-C
Display LCD
Flash tube
plug-in user replaceable
Article code: 24092
Glass dome
transparent
Screwed with 3x Torx TX10
Sync voltage 5V (compatible with all cameras)
Sync socket 3.5 mm jack
Protection class IP20

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

Elinchrom FIVE

Battery

Battery Li-Ion – 82Wh – DC 14.4V
Battery capacity
min/max power (LED lamp OFF)
14’600 / 450
Battery capacity
min/max power (LED lamp ON 100%)
6000 / 350
Battery charge status On the battery / unit display / side logo of the unit
Charging time
with 65W USB-C Wall Charger
1h10 (80%) – 1h35 (100%) / Battery plugged in unit
2h00 (80%) – 2h35 (100%) / Battery out of unit

Elinchrom FIVE

LED modeling lamp

LED modes ON/OFF, free, proportional, VFC
LED power
26W / 4000 lm / CRI 91-94
LED color temperature Presets from 2700 K to 6500 K
LED run time
LED only, min/max power
30 hours / 2h15

Elinchrom FIVE

Radio

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

Elinchrom FIVE

Size & dimensions

Accessory mount Elinchrom
Umbrella fitting
Centred umbrella fitting
7 – 8 mm
Dimensions
without Protective Cap
26.3 x 16.7 x 28 cm
10.35 x 6.57 x 11.22 inches
Weight
with/without battery
3.0 kg – 6.6 lbs / 2.4 kg – 5.3 lbs

Downloads

Elinchrom FIVE – Quick Start Guide

Elinchrom FIVE – Quick Start Guide
Firmware 1.1
October 2022

Download

Elinchrom FIVE – User Manual

Elinchrom FIVE Battery – User Manual

Elinchrom FIVE Battery – User Manual
November 2022

English

Travelling by Air Regulation

Battery airplane transportation regulations for the Elinchrom ONE/THREE.
November 2023

English