Elinchrom Studio

Speed up and simplify your workflow

Connect your world to the Elinchrom Studio App and Software.

Speed up your workflow with the Elinchrom App and take control of your light wherever you are.

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Elinchrom Studio

Control enabled Elinchrom units from your computer

Keep an overview of your lighting setup from the dashboard and quickly access each units’ most important settings even when they are out of reach.
Any custom setup can be saved and reloaded when needed, saving you time for your next shoot.

Main features

Control up to 20 units
Save an reload presets
Edit a friendly name
Change group by drag & drop

Please note: The Elinchrom Bridge module or the Elinchrom ONE is necessary to make the Elinchrom Studio App/Software function.

Manage advanced settings from the App.

Unit settings

User-friendly name, signal strength, stand-by mode, firmware indicator, and many more options are available to fine-tune your Setup.

Group settings

Drag and drop your unit to change into one of the 4 groups available.

Save & reload

Save custom setups, saving you setup time for your next shoot.


  • Control up to 20 Units
  • Control individually or simultaneously
    (power, modelling lamp, sound, etc.)
  • 20 Frequencies available
  • 4 Groups with dedicated colors
  • Change unit group by drag and drop
  • Edit a friendly name
  • Save unit settings and reload them when required
  • Signal strength indications
  • Firmware indicator to inform if a new update is available

Speed up your workflow
with the Elinchrom Studio App

Elinchrom Bridge

The key to open the Elinchrom Studio world

The Elinchrom Bridge is the required link between Elinchrom units and the Studio Software as well as the Elinchrom iOS App.
Connect to a computer via USB or a mobile device via Bluetooth to take full advantage of the Elinchrom App / Software and your Elinchrom Setup.

Please note: The older Skyport USB RX module is not compatible with the new Elinchrom Studio App/Software.

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Elinchrom Bridge

EL19338 - The Elinchrom Bridge is the required link between Elinchrom units and the Studio Software, unless you have an Elinchrom ONE.

Elinchrom Hardshell Case for Remotes

EL33238 - This hardshell case is designed to protect any Elinchrom Transmitter, Receiver or Bridge.

International Micro-USB charger Kit

EL19276 - The International Micro-USB charger Kit can be used to recharge the Elinchrom Bridge module. Includes EUR, UK, US, AUS plugs.


Elinchrom Studio 1.3 (Windows)

Elinchrom Studio software for Windows 64 bit.

Please note:
The Elinchrom Bridge (EL-19338) module is necessary in order to use the Elinchrom Studio software.
The Skyport USB RX is not compatible with the Elinchrom Studio software.

To run the software, please follow these instructions:
1. Right-click on the .zip file you downloaded, and extract to a folder of your choice (e.g. Desktop)
2. Go to the newly extracted folder and double click on the .exe file Elinchrom_Studio.exe

By downloading this software you agree to the Elinchrom software license agreement.


Elinchrom Studio 1.3 (macOS)

Elinchrom Studio Software for macOS.

Please note:
The Elinchrom Bridge (EL-19338) module is necessary in order to use the Elinchrom Studio software.
The Skyport USB RX is not compatible with the Elinchrom Studio software.


Elinchrom Studio Software / App – Compatibility list

Elinchrom Studio software and app compatibility list.
Last update on April 2021



App / Software

Are units with Transceiver RX compatible with the Software / App?

The Transceiver RX (incl. Digital RX, Style RX, and Ranger RX) is not officially supported with the Elinchrom Software/App but can work.

The Transceiver RX is needed to make these units work into the system.
The Standby and friendly name function cannot work; however, power and triggering should be possible.
Please note we cannot guarantee this setup will work smoothly without issues.

Connect the Elinchrom Bridge to a device with Bluetooth

  • Download the latest Elinchrom App for iOS or Elinchrom Studio Software for macOS or Windows.
  • Update the Elinchrom Bridge module to the latest Firmware (with the Elinchrom Updater).
  • Activate Bluetooth on your device.
  • Switch the Bridge ON.
  • Launch the App/Software and find the connected Bridge displayed in the window.
  • The LED of the Bridge flashes in Blue.
  • Chose the frequency channel 1 to 20, depending on which channel your flash units are set, normally to channel 1.
  • Scan for enabled Elinchrom flash units.
  • Start to control the units.

Battery run time is about 6 to 8 hours, but the Bridge can also be used with the USB micro cable connected to your computer for charging. You can chose if you use the USB cable or the Bluetooth connection.

What is Auto Off mode on the Elinchrom Bridge?

The Elinchrom Bridge will automatically turn off after 120 min if no activity is detected.

How to recognise units in the Studio Software / App?

It is possible to click on the picture of the flash unit to send a test trigger.
Once you know what unit it is, you can rename the unit with a user-friendly name.

The Elinchrom Studio software on mobile devices

The Elinchrom iOS App is available and compatible with iPhone/iPad.
The Android App will be available in early 2022.

What is the Elinchrom Bridge module?

The Elinchrom Bridge is the required link between Elinchrom units and the Elinchrom Studio Software / App to be able to control your setup.

What happened with the older EL-Skyport Software?

The EL-Skyport Software is not supported anymore and has been discontinued.
Please refer to the Elinchrom Studio Software and the Elinchrom Bridge for the latest version.

Elinchrom Studio for macOS and Windows

The Elinchrom Studio software is compatible with the latest macOS and Windows operating systems.

Elinchrom Studio compatibility with the Skyport USB RX

The Elinchrom Studio is not compatible with the Skyport USB RX.
You need the Elinchrom Bridge module to use the Elinchrom Studio Software or App.

What is Auto-refresh in the Studio Software / App?

When the Auto-refresh button is ON, it will periodically read the settings on the units and scan for new units.
If you experience misfires, we advise setting the Auto-refresh to OFF. You’ll have better performances, but the Software/App will not scan for new units anymore.

Test a flash unit in the Studio Software / App

There is a button to trigger all units. Or you can trigger a single unit by clicking on the unit picture.

Save and load settings in the Studio Software / App

In the Elinchrom Studio Software / App, you have LOAD and SAVE buttons.
With this, you can load and save all settings for all units in your setup.

Elinchrom Bridge and Software / App issues

If the communication between your Elinchrom flash units and the Software/App is not possible. It could be that the bridge is not working.

Please check the following:

  • Make sure the Bridge is updated to the latest firmware with the Elinchrom Updater.
  • Make sure that your Elinchrom flash units are compatible with the iOS App and/or desktop Software. Read more
  • Load the App, switch on the Bridge (green flashing LED’s, will show up) and switch on the flash units and start the App. When Bluetooth is activated on your device, the Bridge will show up in the App/Software.
  • On a computer, you can also connect the Bridge via USB Micro cable.
  • Do not use Speed Sync Mode on units and Transmitters, the App and Software work only in Normal Sync Mode.

Compatibility with flash units and the Elinchrom Studio Software / App

Most enabled units are compatible with the Elinchrom Studio Software/App.
To know what units are compatible, click here.

Elinchrom Bridge firmware update

To update the firmware of the Elinchrom Bridge proceed as follows:

  1. Download the latest Elinchrom Updater from this page.
  2. Plug the USB cable into the module.
  3. Press ON/OFF button for at least 5 secs.
  4. The white LED light will switch in yellow and flashes twice each second.
  5. The module is now into “Firmware update”.
  6. Start the Elinchrom Updater.
  7. Click “Update” and follow the messages in the updater window.

Read more about firmware updates.

Change ID unit number

It is not possible to change the flash unit ID numbers.
The ID number is unique to each product and currently unchangeable.
But you can give a custom name directly from the Elinchrom App / Software.

Read more

Compatible units

– Elinchrom ONE
– D-Lite RX One/2/4
– BRX 250/500
– ELC Pro HD 500/1000
– ELC 125/500
– ELB 400
– ELB 500
– ELB 1200
– ELM8 (LED)
– Quadra Hybrid/AS
– Bridge Module