I have for sale my Quantum Instruments Qflash T5D-R TTL Flash with Turbo 3 Rechargeable Battery Kit as purchased from B&H Photo back in July of 2010 (yeah, barely 6 months old here).
Everything is basically as new. I've used the kit like 3 or 4 times but that's it. It all works flawlessly, but I've ended up not really needing it for my uses. So, the whole kit is for sale. (There are additional connectors that can be purchased to use the battery to supply power to cameras and other off camera lighting as well.)
This is a link to the exact kit I bought from B&H : http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=WishList.jsp&A=details&Q=&sku=704685&is=REG
Price brand new is $1300 at above link, my asking price is $925.00 shipped
via UPS ground to Cont US only. I will accept paypal gift option (or add 3% for regular paypal). Let me know if you have any questions at all.
This is the Qflash T5D-R TTL Flash w/ Turbo 3 Rechargeable Battery KitB&H. When you buy a professional flash head such as the Quantum Instruments Qflash T5D-R TTL Flash, you need an external battery pack to keep you shooting. With that in mind, B&H Photo has put together thiskit for your convenience. In addition to the Qflash T5D-R TTL Flash, our kit includes the Quantum Instruments Turbo 3 Rechargeable Battery Pack. With this combination you will be able to shoot 600 photos at full power, with a lightning-fast recycle time of 1.9 seconds.
This Kit Includes:
Quantum Instruments Qflash Model T5D-RWireless TTL, Sync and Shutter Control Links Qflash 5D series flashes to digital and film cameras (Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Hasselblad, Mamiya, and Contax) - wirelessly.
The Q Flash T5D-R TTL Flash by Quantum Instruments is an updated version of the T4D model. It has full wsireless TTL dedication for new digital and film cameras, with the purchase of optional, camera-specific DW series QTTL modules and receivers. The Qflash T5D has Exposure compensation in Auto and Manual Modes, Under-Over F-stop exposure indicators in Auto, a Flash Counter, visible and audible flash indicators and signal, a modeling light, and an improved reflector locking ring.
It is a completely automated flash head with many advanced user-selectable operating modes; it is the perfect portable flash for any professional photographer.
Regular auto and manual flash are possible through its twin-blade sync socket. TTL flash exposures are possible when using the T5D with selected digital cameras. This unit is backward compatible with all Quantum TTL cords and adapters.
The Q Flash uses parabolic reflectors for clean, even light spread, and the reflectors are removable for bare-bulb lighting. Flash control is either Automatic, TTL (with optional adapters for TTL camera control), Manual, or Stroboscopic. Automatic exposure control covers a nine stop range, adjustable every 1/3 stop, for a total of 25 automatic settings. Manual power can be adjusted from full to 1/64 power in 1/3 stop increments; flash power can be dialed in precisely; Stroboscopic mode can be adjusted for flash power and number and frequency of bursts for special effects. Program allows storage of up to 8 favorite settings and switching between them at a push of a button.
The LCD control panel shows minimum & maximum flash distance range for each auto setting. It has both an audible and visual indication of correct exposure, displaying "OK" & 1 beep, or 3 beeps right away and an "UNDR" or "OVER" in the display, indicating which way to adjust the unit. The beep is switchable, or one may use the included earphone in situations where noise is distracting.
The Q Flash mounts on a camera bracket, tripod, or lightstand and weighs no more than a conventional flash.
The Q Flash Model T5 can only be powered by the TURBO Series Batteries or Lumedyne Mega Cyclers with a Lumedyne battery, up to 150 Ws, full power, manual.
QTTL Adapters with a FreeXWire FW9T Transmitter will send commands to one or more remote FreeXWire receivers connected to Qflashes. Full Dedication Connect a Qflash 5D to a camera using an optional Dw series QTTL adapter to make Qflash a fully dedicated flash that mimics the features of camera manufacturers' flashes. Manual Mode Power may be adjusted from full to 1/2 to 1/64 power in 1/3 stop increments. Stroboscopic Mode May be adjusted for power, number, and frequency of rapid firing for special effects. Program Mode Store up to 8 favorite settings, switch between them at the push of a button. Exposure Confirmation Visual: Displays "OK"
Audible: Beeps once for OK, or beeps 3 times with an "UNDR" or "OVER" in the display, indicating which way to adjust the Q Flash.
The beeping is switchable, or can be heard discreetly with the included earphone. Changeable Reflector May be used with included parabolic or optional QF63 telephoto reflector.
May be used bare bulb, or with silver or gold bare bulb enhancers. Angle Adjustment Head swivels and tilts for bounce flash capability. Easy to Mount Mounts on a camera bracket, lightstand, or tripod with the 1/4"-20 threaded socket on the bottom of the unit. New Reflector Mount Improved for sure mounting of new "B" series reflectors and accessories.
Quantum Instruments Turbo 3 Rechargeable Battery
When you are shooting a big assignment, traveling in remote locations, your camera or flash batteries are drained and your are without access to electricity, then the ideal solution is the Turbo 3 Rechargeable BatteryQuantum Instruments. This is a high voltage battery that works with most shoe- and handle-mount professional quality flash units and all Quantum Qflash, T-series and Trio/Pilot portable flashes. The Turbo 3 has the capacity to provide 1050 full-power flashes for shoe-mount and 750 flashes for handle-mount flash units. from
The Turbo 3 has two outlets so you can simultaneously power a digital camera and a flash or two flashes. Cables are secured to the battery with locking sockets so you don't have to worry about a cable falling out while you are in the middle of shooting. Compatible cables for Nikon, Canon and Qflash Trio are available (sold separately).
This NiMH battery is equipped with four "fuel gauge" LED status indicators which keep you aware of how much power you have left. Recycling times average one second and it takes about three hours to fully charge the unit with the included standard battery charger.
Turbo 3 is Quantum's highest-capacity battery. It weighs only 32 oz (900 g) and can be carried around easily with the included belt clip.
• Unlike other types of batteries, the Turbo 3 uses NiMH batteries that have no "memory." You can "top off" your Turbo 3 at any time, or give it a quick charge to get a few more shots. • Secure locking flash cables for Nikon, Canon and Qflash TRIO with the locking sockets of the Turbo 3 are sold separately. • The Turbo 3 is supplied with a belt clip, and has fittings for an optional shoulder strap. It can also be conveniently mounted on a light stand or tripod, using the optional Quantum Battery Clamp (QBC). • Using the two outlets on the Turbo 3, you can simultaneously power a digital camera and a flash or two flashes. • A standard charger (100-240 volts) is included with the Turbo 3. Chargers are also available for many other countries, and for your vehicle. • After long and/or frequent use, the internal battery can be replaced by Quantum Instruments at a nominal cost. • To check the Turbo 3 capacity when it is not connected, depress the ON button until the "fuel gauge" LED display comes on to read the power level. The gauge will automatically turn off.