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Elinchrom Compact BRX 250

Cat # EL20440.1
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Items Include:

Flashtube (250/500 W/S) for BXRi and Quadra A Flash Heads
Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C
Power Cord
PC to 3.5 mm Sync Cord (16'/5.0 m)
Protective Cap for Glass Dome, for Elinchrom

The Elinchrom BRX 250 Monolight is packed with professional and convenience features you'd expect from a company of Elinchrom's caliber. Forget about tripping over PC cords. Although this head accepts one, it also has a built-in EL-Skyport Receiver with 8 frequency channels that can handle 4 distinct groups of flashes. The optional transmitter not only allows you to trigger your flash at distances up to 393' but gives you control of power, on/off, modeling light functions and Speed Sync activation. Free software for Mac and PC computers is available with the transmitter, adding additional features such as Flash-Delay for strobing effects. Add an optional USB Wi-Fi module for computer control. You can even use specially designed apps that allow full remote control via your for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

The BRX 250 offers very fast recycling rates of 0.27- 1.02 seconds @ 115V with action-stopping flash durations as short as 1/2,762 sec. The auto-sensing, multi-voltage BRX 250 recognizes any AC power source from 90-260VAC, allowing you to use it anywhere in the world. Note: The head ships with a 115V modeling lamp. Swap it out with a 230V bulb for use in a nominal 230V environment.


Weight4.45 lbs. (2.02 kg)
Energy (WS/J)250
F-Stop(1m, 100 ISO, reflector 48°) 45.8
Power Range F-Stop5
Power Range Ws16 - 250
Power Range Display1/1/2016
Power Increments in F-Stop1/10 to programmable 5/10 - 1/1
Flash Duration t0.5 at max. power in s.-1/2762
Recycling115V: 0.27 sec at full power, 1.02 sec at min power 230V: 0.29 sec at full power, 0.73 sec at min power
Color temperature in °K at max. power5500
Auto Power DumpingAdjusts power settings automatically
Power Stability± 0.5%
VoltageMultivoltage 90 - 260 V
Modelling lamp modeOn, proportional, off, free
Modelling lamp 230 VE27 100 W / 196 V (effective 150 W) - 23002
Modelling lamp 115 VE27 100 W / 90 V (effective 150 W) - 23006
Flashtuben° 24000 : Plug-in, user replaceable
EL-Skyport (Built-in)Integrated transceiver, 8 Frequency Channels and 4 Groups with full RX features
Sync voltage5 V (compatible with all cameras)
Sync socket3.5 mm Jack
Fan CooledMicroprocessor controlled fan with thermal cut-out
Umbrella fittingCentred tube for EL-umbrellas ø 7 mm. Stand bracket with extra umbrella fitting for larger umbrella shafts
Max. power consumption (230 V / 50 Hz)150 W (during charge : 380 W)
Max. power consumption (115 V / 60 Hz)180 W (during charge : 270 W)


The Facts
Built-in EL-Skyport receiver for triggering
8 Frequency channels with 4 groups
EL-Skyport Speed Sync mode for synchronization up to a 1/320 sec. on enabled SLR cameras
Pre-flash detector system to enable the use of BRX with speedlights
Visual Flash Confirmation option. The modeling lamp comes on to confirm the flash has been triggered
Proportional, maximum, minimum and independent adjustment of the modeling lamp
Variable f-stop steps: 1/1, 5/10, 4/10, 3/10, 2/10 or 1/10 steps are available
Programmable ready beep function
Power Auto-dump
Automatic temperature controlled ventilation
Action flashtube for sharper images
Multi-voltage auto-detection: 90-260VAC (excluding modeling lamp)
5V sync socket for maximum protection of digital cameras
High impact resistant body shell
Accessory bayonet allowing the complete range of light modifiers
Rubberized handgrip with built-in fuse storage

Take full control of your units settings with the EL-Skyport App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch via the optional Wi-Fi module
Additional features such as Flash-Delay for strobing effects are available with the EL-Skyport Software
Firmware update option
Improved electronics for better performance


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