Now the rest of the world is realising the innovation they are bringing to market. Established in 1995, they specialise in developing and manufacturing an extensive range of digital studio lighting and accessories. Over 20 years they have to establish themselves as a respected manufacturer, known for quality, reliability and innovation in the area of portable studio flash.
Jinbei’s founders are Mr Ye and Mr Sun. Mr Ye was a senior designer for the Seagul Camera company. Seagul were founded in 1958, the same year as Broncolor and before Profoto were founded. Seagul are still around today and have survived when many and lighting companies have closed their doors.
My Ye started Jinbei in 1994 as he was a a passionate believer in a local lighting brand for the Chinese market that could compete with all other brands. His passion was for developing lighting further than Seagul, who were making lights, but were a far more diverse manufacturer.
Mr Sun, who is a co-owner of Jinbei, studied engineering at Sydney University prior to returning to China and theco-founding of Jinbei in 1995.
The meaning of Jinbei is Gold Standard. This is the aim of the company, to be the top manufacturer in their field. As the market leader in China, they have proven to be a formidable manufacturer. A focus on quality first, precise production & constant improvement along with the efforts of a professional QC team, all guarantee to provide world competitive products. Jinbei have more than 100 dedicated stores in China, demonstrating their commitment to their domestic studio flash market. Jinbei products have Passed GS, CE, ROHS certifications of TÜV and SGS Institution.
Now consider these points about Jinbei products today.
PROtog are the only authorised importer and distributor of Jinbei in Australia. Click HERE to see a list of our Jinbei resellers for the piece of mind that your gear is covered by Australian warranty. Any retailers not listed are grey importers.
Products purchased in Australia through official Jinbei dealers are eligable for an extended 2 year warranty, excluding consumables, such as batteries and flash tubes.
We will continue to process orders each day. Our Warehouse is fully operational and our courier services continue to deliver each day as usual. We will continue to offer click-to-collect from our Mitcham showroom, but the showroom is now closed during the lockdown period.