Picking the Right Alienbees Flash Unit
It can be a bit difficult trying to pick the right Alienbees Flash Unit. There are three different Alienbees Flash Units available. Those Flash Units are the B400, the B800 and the B1600. This guideline will provide a brief overview of each of the available Alienbees Flash Units so that you can pick the Flash Unit that is right for you.
1. Alienbees B400 Flash Unit
The Alienbees B400 Flash Unit is the cheapest Flash Unit available from Alienbees. The Alienbees B400 Flash Unit outputs 160 true Ws, 400 effective Ws and 7,000 Ls. The Alienbees B400 Flash Unit has a 6 f-stop power variability. That means you can go from full aperture to 1/32nd aperture. The Alienbees B400 Flash Unit has a total weight of 2.5 pounds.
2. Alienbees B800 Flash Unit
The Alienbees B800 Flash Unit is an upgrade from the B400. The Alienbees B800 Flash Unit weighs 2.9 pounds, and like the B400, has a 6 f-stop power variability. The outputs for the Alienbees B800 Flash Unit are 320 true Ws, 800 effective Ws and 14,000 Ls. The Alienbees B800 Flash Unit is available in several colors, such as white, black, yellow, green and pink.
3. Alienbees B1600 Flash Unit
As you would expect, the Alienbees B1600 Flash Unit is a step up from the B800 and is the most powerful Flash Unit made by Alienbees. The Alienbees B1600 Flash Unit can output 640 true Ws, 1,60 effective Ws and 28,000 Ls. The Alienbees B1600 Flash Unit weighs 3.7 pounds and also has a 6 f-stop power variability.