“Is Godox the same as PIXAPRO?” We get this question a lot. The answer to this is yes and no. Here’s how: Since both are produced in the same factory, they are cross-compatible
PIXAPRO vs. Godox has been a debate for as long as the products have existed in the market. Since both are produced in the same factory, both are made to complement each other’s functions. However, according to the company, PIXAPRO gives a different experience altogether.
So, is Godox the same as PIXAPRO? Let’s find out.
Here is a description of every PIXAPRO product and its Godox equivalent.
Powerful Pack and Head System
PIXAPRO CITI 1200 Pro -> Godox AD 1200 Pro
Look at the ultra-powerful 1200Ws Pack and Head Flash system, showcasing a self-contained rechargeable 5.2Ah Lithium-ion Battery that lets you use it in the studio or on-site. With its 1200Ws of power, the CITI1200 Pro is excellent for photographers who really want to overpower the Sunlight or shoot over huge distances in strong lighting conditions. It is ideal for Fashion, Lifestyle, Commercial, Advertising, and Sports photographers.
Battery-Powered Monoblock Flash
Check out the revolutionary portable battery-powered 600Ws TTL mono-light that features a self-inclusive Rechargeable Battery. This High-Speed Studio Powerful Stroboscopic Flash allows access to TTL metering to provide you with excellent exposure instantly. It can capture fast motion; therefore, any kind of event or fashion shoot can be catered to with this flash. This is also available in the Manual version (Godox AD600BM).
PIXAPRO CITI 600 PRO -> Godox WITSTRO AD600 PRO
PIXAPRO CITI 400 PRO -> Godox WITSTRO AD400 PRO
PRO version has better colour consistency with a colour temperature of 5600K ±75K instead of 5600K ±200K of the standard CITI600. Recycling time for the CITI600 PRO has also been improved by 0.01-0.9s, with much powerful LED modelling 38W. PRO version is also available in CITI400PRO (Godox AD400PRO), which is a monoblock battery flash; meanwhile, CITI300PRO(Godox AD300PRO) and CITI100PRO (Godox AD100PRO) are part of the pocket flash range. It’s suitable for any professional shoot, such as high-end fashion photography and commercial product photoshoot.
This pocket flash is an ultra-compact, super-lightweight 100Ws Battery-Powered Off-Camera strobe light that is tiny enough to fit your pocket. The CITI100 Pro features full TTL and HSS support and is totally compatible with the PIXAPRO ONE flashlight and trigger System. It has can remarkably get you 360 full-powered shots for every charge, with a mega-fast recycling time of up to 1.5. It can be taken to all locations, whether you are shooting for an event, taking individual shots, sporting events, or advertising. This is also available in 300Ws, CITI300PRO (Godox AD300PRO).
This 200Ws compact and portable Off-camera TTL flash come with a modular interchangeable-Flash-head design. It is a small Portable Flash that gives you access to a significantly strong flashlight with a model number of up to 60m at ISO100, and the best part is, it’s pocket-sized. The PIKA200 uses power from a rechargeable battery pack, which can give you approximately 500 full-powered shots for each charge. Go ahead and shoot events, fashion, weddings, sports, fitness, and advertising; the compact nature allows you to take it anywhere, anytime.
Macro Ring Flash
This 400Ws Ring Flash allows you to mount your camera right onto it to provide your subjects with soft dim, near shadow-less illumination and reduces sharp shadows, giving your portraits a more edgy-fashion feel. It’s used to shoot Macro, Portraiture, Makeup, Fashion and Food Photography, Weddings and Events.
This powerful compact portable TTL compatible Speedlight flashgun, Powered by a High-Capacity 2000mAh Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery, provides you with an impressive 650 Full-Powered Shots Per-Charge. It also has an Ultra-Fast Recycling Time of around 1.5 seconds, with almost no slowdown as the battery power weakens. It’s the best fit for weddings, sports, fashion, events, portraits, fitness, and advertising.
Roundhead Speedlite PIXAPRO GIO1 (Godox V1) gives a much more diffused lighting pattern. Another unique and new “Scan For Best Channel” feature makes it perfect for people who shoot weddings and events, any busy environment with the minimum interruption.
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Specialist Studio Flash -Main Powered
PIXAPRO STORM II -> Godox QT II
This 1200 Ws powered High-Speed Studio Powerful Stroboscopic Flash uses Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) technology to get extremely brief flash durations and super-fast recycle times to capture fast motion dancing, jumping, and water splashes. They are mostly used in larger studios, sports, fashion, portraits, and advertising. This is available in STORM400II (Godox QT400II) and STORM600II (Godox QT600II)
General Studio Flash-Main Powered
PIXAPRO LUMI II -> GODOX GS II; PIXAPRO KINO II -> GODOX QSII
Both LUMI II and KINO II are part of general studio monoblock flash suitable for home studio, or small commercial studio will manage with lights of around 200w/s (PIXAPRO LUMI 200II). Larger studios will mostly only need up to around 400w/s (PIXAPRO LUMI400II) or 600w/s (PIXAPRO KINO600II). Unlike specialist studio flash range (Storm II) designed for movement captures such as sport and dance, both LUMI II and KINOII are designed for standard photography. Both LUMI II and KINO II are highly rated and suitable to use in any studio environment.
PIXAPRO Power Generator 800 II -> Godox LP-750X
As most shoots these days happen on-site, the PIXAPRO® PowerGenerator 800 II (Godox LP-750X) 750W, 15,000mAh sine wave Battery Inverter is your only solution for all those on-location shoots. It is portable, so you can charge it and carry it anywhere you like and never worry about losing power.
Both the ST-III+ and ST-IV support TTL, high-speed sync, and Rear-curtain sync; however, the main difference between the two is simply the interface. The ST-IV features a bigger screen with dedicated group buttons, making it quicker and easier to access certain features. The ST-IV also gives you the option of remotely adjusting the Zoom with flashes that have that feature. It also has the TCM function, which will convert your TTL exposure into a manual exposure to give you more control.
PIXAPRO ST-III + -> Godox X2T TTL
The ST-III+ features its own hot-shoe with TTL pass-through, enabling you to simultaneously use a Speedlite on-camera or third-party flash trigger in conjunction with the ST-III+ trigger. Perfect if you are using two different flash systems at the same time. The newly added scan setting function can help automatically detect the channel with the least interference.
PIXAPRO vs. Godox – Can I Use Both Together?
Since both are manufactured together, they are cross-compatible. You may add a PIXAPRO flash or trigger to a Godox setup, provided they share the same 2.4GHz receiver. You get the same warranty and benefits from PIXAPRO for your Godox gear.
Purchase Your Own Gear
At EssentialPhoto.co.uk (part of PIXAPRO), your success is our success; therefore, we provide you with super-fast delivery of photography gear in the UK with a warranty. There is no grey import; everything is locally dealt with, from production to house repair centres. We take pride in providing quality products and supporting your ventures.
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