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What's the difference between a monolight and a studio strobe?

I thought that these two names were synonymous, but for example, the same manufacturer has both a product described as a monolight and one described as a studio strobe available with approximately the ...
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How to fire studio strobes with a Canon 580EX flash using Yongnuo transmitters?

How do I set up a shoot using my 580EX (Mark I) flash mounted on a Yongnuo transceiver on my Canon 5D Mark II and then fire 2 extra Hensel strobes with transceivers on them as well? Does my 580EX ...
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Is there a preferred or recommended wattage for outdoor and indoor strobes?

So I've been looking around for monolights with internal batteries and I'm interested in the Godox AD 600II (or any rebranded variants). I'm debating on buying it for outdoor portraiture. Is 600WS ...
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Which studio strobes are compatible with the Yongnuo YN-622C?

I currently have 2 pairs of Yongnuo YN-622C Wireless TTL Flash Triggers for Canon. I'd like to use them to wirelessly trigger studio strobes and I'm wondering if anyone knows the compatibility of the ...
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Plugging monolight into “household” power pack

I tried to figure out the amperage or the wattage of a monolights, but couldn't find the information. I looked for the Impact and Alien Bees brands, on the manufacturer's website, and on B&H and ...
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What flash trigger will work to fire a monolight, which will in turn trigger others?

I have 3 Bowens Monolights, Model 400D. I now have an Fuji XPro1 digital camera. What I would like to do is to fire one of the monolights via a transmitter on the hot shoe of the camera and have a ...