Capture bullets in flight with the first safe, affordable high-speed flash.
The Vela One is the fastest flash around. Take pin-sharp photos of supersonic bullets and explosions using a normal SLR. Pre-order now for estimated delivery in June 2015. Pay nothing until April and cancel at any time.
The Vela One is 100 times faster than a regular speedlight, which is an eternity in high speed photography. See the difference, even with an airgun.
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The Vela One is cheaper, safer and faster than any other way of taking high-speed photos. Compare for yourself!
How it works
Watch this video to see how to use the Vela One high-speed flash.
|Material||Powder-coated aluminium, steel plate, ABS, polycarbonate|
|Dimensions||26 x 26 x 10 cm|
|Lighting elements||9 x COB LEDs with individual polycarbonate reflectors|
|Power supply||4 x AA batteries (Alkaline or NiMH rechargeable). Micro USB.|
|Pulse length (t.1 = t.5)||500ns, 1μs, 2μs, 3μs, 4μs, 5μs|
|Strobe count||1 – 6 flashes|
|Strobe interval||10μs – 250μs (4-100kHz)|
|Guide number||Approx 5-7 feet at ISO 100.|
|Flash latency||~5μs from trigger to flash|
|Trigger input||3.5mm audio jack|
|Trigger/slave output||2.5mm audio jack|
|Supported triggers||Triggertrap Ada, TTv1, Camera Axe, DIY triggers and more|
|Firmware licence||Open source: GPL v3.0|
|Firmware platform||Atmel AVR|