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So I have a french Balcar monobloc 350 Joules flash/strobe head and I've owned it for 25 years.
It's been great. Changed the flash tube once in all that time.
So yesterday I instal a 120v modelling bulb and of course this unit is UK and is 240 volt and the unit makes a loud pop.