Coemar Lighting

Otello 8 Full Spectrum

The Otello 8 Full Spectrum is a fully motorized zoom Fresnel. It has 20-bit color mixing through 6 colors: red, green, blue, cyan, lime, and amber. Color temperature control from 27K to 65K and an average CRI of 95. The fixture boasts 16-bit dimming with 4 dim curves that can be selected digitally. The motorized zoom capabilities allow for a range from 14 to 84 degrees. Green-Magenta adjustment, flicker-free operation, and 4 different fan settings, (low, auto, studio and DMX control) round out the key features of this versatile lighting fixture.  Also available in Tungsten, Daylight and Variable White.

Otello 6 VariWhite

Available in Tungsten, Daylight or Full Spectrum, The Otello 6 VW will have a color temperature range of 2800K to 6500K with an average CRI of > 94.  The motorized zoom will allow beam control from 14 to 81 degrees. Thanks to HD electronics, the smooth 16-bit dimmer is processed at 20-bit. It will also have the same guaranteed flicker-free operation and fan settings, (low, auto, studio, DMX control) as the Otello 8.

ReLite LED HD

The ReLite LED HD is a replacement LED, designed to retrofit 1K and 2K traditional incandescent fixtures. It has an internal microprocessor and HD electronics that allow for customization. The ReLite comes in fixed white at either 3200K or 5600K with a CRI of 90. Smooth dimming from 10% to 100% using traditional triac AC or IGBT dimmers. You can utilize your existing incandescent fixtures and reduce power consumption by over 90% with almost no heat generated. And longer lamp life means no relamping issues. It is also flicker free for TV and Broadcast installations.

ReLite Kit

Designed to retrofit every old halogen fixture, the ReLite Kit is an LED source that can be controlled not only from traditional triac AC or IGBT dimmers but also by DMX. Comprised of an external power supply and LED source, the ReLite kit will have improved light output compared to the standard ReLite versions, will be available in tungsten, daylight or variable white, from 2700K to 6500K and a CRI of 90 to >95. The kit boasts smooth 16 bit dimming with no color shift when dimming and the same power savings and flicker-free operation as the original ReLite LED.  

http://www.coemar.com

DeSisti Lighting

Desisti VW Line of fixtures

Desisti will be adding plus/minus green to their VariWhite line of Fresnels. The addition of Lime and Magenta Led’s will allow users to better control color balance. This feature will be available in all fixtures in their VW line. DeSisti has also added the  F7 & F10HP to the VW Fresnel range.

DeSisti SoftLED

DeSisti also was showing their popular led Softlight series. The newly designed DeSisti SOFT LED are available in color-tunable variable white and fixed white with Remote Phosphor. These fixtures have a controlled beam and soft white source, ideal for multiple camera use in the studio, with more effective control of the beam projection with their effective honeycomb grids in various beam angles. Fixtures are available in various sizes based on your needs and ceiling heights.

Desisti Space Light Prototype

Desisti showed a Prototype Space Light they hope to release later this year. The fixture will use the same driver found in their Soft Series, will have variable White capabilities, and at 340 Watts, boast a 6K equivalent. 

https://www.desisti.it/

The Light Source

The Light Source is a North Carolina-based manufacturer of equipment for stage and studio. Known originally for their clamps, couplers and other handy hardware for mounting / hanging things, they have developed a robust LED lighting line.

The Light Source | MEGAFRESNEL

New to the NAB Show this year were their MEGAFresnel and MEGASoft lights. Based on their original engine these new lights have a high CRI and great light output at for a good value.

https://www.thelightsource.com

Fiilex

Fiilex’s Matrix II RGBW brings full-color control to Fiilex’s Matrix line of soft-source LED punch lights. The Dense Matrix LEDs in the Matrix II RGBW boast multi-wavelength color groups. Other manufacturers have single chips in their array representing a hue range. Fiilex has designed its array with multiple custom chips covering a specific hue. Each chip outputs a specific portion of the hue wavelength and when combined produces a broader and deeper range of hue than other fixtures can produce.

RGBW fixture draws 320W of power and produces an output greater than a 1K tungsten soft light. This output is generated by the four Dense Matrix LED clusters that are set into a custom-designed reflecting chamber and enclosed by a layer of diffusion. With its four LED sources, the Matrix supports additional optics and accessories that can easily reshape the fixture’s illumination. The fixture is compatible with light banks from Chimera as well as DoP Choice when using the speed ring accessory. It can also be used as a front-focused light with the optional Quad-Fresnel, which increases beam intensity by 3x.  The Matrix is also available in an alternate Tunable White model.

The interesting aspect is that Fiilex was showing a frame that takes 4 of the Matrix II fixture and makes a quad large format fixture. More on that below from No Film School.

https://www.fiilex.com

ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls

ETC, a leading manufacturer of lighting and rigging equipment for studios, live entertainment, and architectural installations, will be in booth C4441 at NAB 2019. ETC will have a range of lighting-control solutions in booth for attendees to demo. With the sophisticated line of Eos consoles, budget-friendly ColorSource desks, and High End Systems’ latest Hog 4-18 console, ETC has a product for any level of control needs.  

For high-quality lighting that looks stunning in person and on camera, attendees can explore a range of luminaire offerings. Top-of-the-line ETC fixtures include the Source Four LED Series 2 range with a Daylight HD array designed specifically for studio use. For users on a budget, ColorSource products will be available for demo, including the Pearl variable white-light LED array. The booth will also feature automated fixtures such as ETC’s new Relevé Spot and High End Systems’ Sola Series of moving fixtures. 

http://www.etcconnect.com

SumoLight

SUMOLIGHT presents SUMOSPACE, the next evolution of the SUMOLIGHT system. Building on their years of experience with the SUMO100, the SUMOSPACE incorporates the suggestions, comments, and criticisms of gaffers and Directors of Photography the world over. Many have asked for a bi-color fixture with the output of a 6k spacelight and the power consumption of an LED, for vibrant color rendition that needs no adjustment or filtering, for entirely passive cooling without fans, for interchangeable optics, and for a light and durable construction under 5.5 kg including all the power components. You asked for a light without a bulky external power supply, and without a heavy bag of fabric and steel.

The SUMOSPACE is the ideal solution for studio overhead lighting. Their collapsible ring construction folds into a tiny bag. There high efficacy diffusion panels can be combined with optics for incredible output and beam control. Come experience the future of lighting with SUMOLIGHT.

http://sumolight.com

Tiffen

Update your lighting kit with the bright, compact TotaLED Daylight LED Floodlight from Lowel. A modernization of the old Lowel Tota light, the TotaLED retains its powerful 750W tungsten equivalent brightness, but this model is updated to a daylight LED panel with sturdy metal construction and a large heatsink to keep it cool when operated for long periods. Its fanless design also keeps it quiet on set.

The light’s 160 5600K LEDs have a long, 50,000-hour lifespan, so you won’t have to change any burned-out bulbs. Its 65° beam angle covers large areas with ambient light, and you can slide in the removable diffuser panel to broaden the beam angle to 100°.

The light is powered by a controller box that connects to the light with a 4-pin XLR; connect either an AC adapter or use the built-in V-mount plate with a separately available battery. The box also features a knob for 100-10% stepless dimming – which can then be brought down to totally 0%, a mounting slot, and a hanger loop for hanging on a stand.

The TotaLED is supported by a built-in tilting yoke with a 5/8″ mount, which is tightened by a large locking knob. The yoke also features a shoe-style mount to attach your controller box by its mounting slot. Further up the yoke, there’s a 1/4″-20 accessory mount for adding gobos or flags. There’s also a separate umbrella mount with a small locking knob that can support umbrellas up to 45″. Its built-in two-way barndoors help you shape the light, and there are two integrated gel clips on the outside of each barndoor. The barndoors fold down to protect the light panel when not in use.

The included AC adapter can be used worldwide with optional plug adapters, and it all comes in a carry case to protect and transport the light.

The TotaLED is a portable flood light that emits 4275 lux of flicker-free continuous light. It operates on AC or battery power, and it draws only 70 W to deliver the equivalent output of a 750 W tungsten bulb. The TotaLED is daylight balanced (5600 K) and with a CRI of 96.3, it delivers excellent color accuracy. Its power output is controlled by a stepless dimmer knob that ranges from 100% to 0% brightness.T

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  • 3 Section Monopod with 1 twist leg lock
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  • Removable aluminum top plate with reversible screw thread allowing for 1/4€³-20 and 3/8€³-16
  • Oversized rubber foot giving you extra stability connected to ball point
  • Quick twist rubberized leg grips
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  • Sleek red accents

https://tiffen.com

IKAN

Ikan’s Lyra RGBW 1×2 soft panel RGB Digital Color lights have high CRI chip LEDs paired with a soft panel, giving you a very soft wrapping light. Its variable color adjustability from 2700K-10000K is great for any light setup. The RGBW also, give the professional a variety of colors to play and create with. The beam angle of the light is a wide 110 degrees, making it possible to light a large area with a single fixture. The best thing about a Lyra soft light is the nice clean shadow you get from the light itself. The HSI color mode allows you to adjust the hue, saturation, and intensity,

The heavy-duty yoke and baby 5/8″ or 1 1/8″ Junior combo pin allow you to attach to any stand or use in any studio configurations. The quick set disk locking system allows professionals to lock the light in place when aiming the fixture.

The Ikan Onyx Digital Color Light is designed for color creation.  It has a RGBWA LED panel that has five color modes to satisfy the needs of the professional.   The RGBWA Mode allows you to control Red, Green, Blue, LEDs independently.   This allows the user to make literally millions of colors.   The Amber and White LED’s allow for a more accurate color temperature when reproducing daylight or tungsten lighting.  While CCT Mode offers color temperature control from 2800K to 10,000K.  The Hue shift of Magenta/Green gives the user better matching control when using this light with other LED fixtures. Saturation control on all the gels.  With a CRI/TLCI rating of 95, this light has all the color the camera can see. The Onyx digital color light has 33 different gels to choose from and 8 different built-in special effects.

https://ikancorp.com

Fluotec

New from Fluotec at NAB was the CineLight 120 Quad. This Tunable Softlight square format quad LED panel is white light tunable in color temperatures from 2700k to 6600k and sports a reported 97 CRI.  The lightweight 24.25 lb fixture packs a power punch at only 266w.  Quad measures 21” high by 24” wide creating a very large and even source of light.  Quad is the largest light source in Flouotec’s Cinelight line of fixtures complementing its 1×4 brother, the Cinelight 60 1×2, and the Cinelight 30 1×1.  All can be controlled locally by the digital display or via industry standard DMX-512 control protocol. 

http://www.fluotec.net

Lumos Lighting

The Lumos Hawk LED Fresnel Line has seen a fair share of technical advancements in 2019 starting out with an increased range of variable white color temperatures referred to by Lumos as “Multi Kelvin”.  The option now ranging from 2800 to 6500.  This extended color temp range applies to the entire Lumos Hawk Fresnel line including the 50MK, 100MK, 150MK and 200MK. 

The Lumos Hawk LED Fresnel line has a new addition, the Hawk 400.  This high-powered LED Fresnel generates the tungsten equivalent light output as a 3000w Fresnel but only draws 400w.  The Beam angle ranges from 15 to 50 degrees.  It too is available in Daylight, Tungsten or Multi Kelvin with a CRI of +97 and comes with a 2-year factory warranty.  Just like the rest of the Hawk Fresnel line, the Hawk 400 can be power by a 12 to 24VDC battery for any location shooting. 

The very popular Lumos Glow Panel is now available in a 1×1 size (Glow Panel 200c) added to the already extensive selection of RGBW LED Panel sizes.

http://www.lumos.co.kr

Ushio / Zylight

Named as one of the 2019 Lighting Products of the Year at NAB Ushio released its new 100w bicolor broadcast LED panel called the Zylight Go Panel and it features an IP65 rating for use in the rain and a +/- green adjustment.  The color temperature ranges from 3100k to 6200k and has a built-in mechanically controlled diffuser to spread a narrow 26-degree native beam spread.  The fixture can be controlled locally, Zylink, Bluetooth, LumeRadio or with DMX via RJ45 in and out jack.  No yoke needed for the Go Panel, instead of this all aluminum fixtures comes with a unique friction mount at the bottom.  This fixture is made in the USA and comes with a 2 years factory warranty.  This new addition to the Zylight line will be delivering in August 2019. 

The Zylight F8-200 and F8-100 flat Fresnel is now available in bicolor ranging from 2800k to 6000k.

Ushio Zylight is now the exclusive distributer of LDDE in north America.  Manufactured in Austria, LDDE lighting instruments are known for high output and pinpoint control. LDDE’s diverse LED product line is used extensively for live theater throughout Europe, and its LED backlight solutions provide rear projection solutions for TV, film, and live events. 

Ushio’s Zylight USA is now the exclusive distributor for FXLION professional Li-ion Battery Manufacturer.  Since 1997, FXLion has been manufacturing lithium Ion battery technology for the broadcast industry. With its research and development teams, they are dedicated to delivering robust, rugged, high-quality portable power solutions. Known throughout Asia and Europe for producing a wide variety of quality power related products, FXLion is committed to delivering for the demanding needs of mobile production throughout the Americas. FXLion lithium-ion batteries chargers and high-power lithium packs are designed with advanced circuitry to safeguard against failures, manufactured with the highest quality sourced powe cells, and are ISO:2008 and CE certified.

Ushio brings you the Zylight USA Rayzr MC (Multicolor) Series, advanced RGB, WW, CW LED Soft panels that give you the right light in any situation. Source Matching enables you to mimic any light source for consistent results.  The fixtures series is available in three-panel sizes, MC 100 16”x9”, MC 120 12”x12” and the MC 200 20”x14”.  Each model features a +/- Green / Magenta adjustment and is completely fan-less for silent operation.  Each Rayzr MC panel is loaded with a fixture library of 300+ Gel Colors and special effects including Party, Candle, Club, Cop Car, Fire, Fireworks, Light Strobe, Lightning and Television.  The base frequency of the MC series can be adjusted to provide flawless high-speed performance at any setting.  All models come with a battery plate and run with standard 14.4V V-Mount batteries. Gold Mount option coming soon.  The fixture can be controlled locally, WiFi (via the WR1 wireless router) or DMX via an internal 3-Pin XLR in and out. The Rayzr MC is a powerful, lightweight affordable s solution for any television studio.  To top it off the Eayzr MC won the cinema5D Award for Best of Show and Product of the Year Award in the Lighting Category at the 2019 NAB Show.

The Ushio Fabric-Lite is now available with a 350w model which delivers over 1 f-stop of additional lumen output.  The original 200w model is still available and can run off a 12v to 30v batter but the new 350w model can be powered by a 48VDC or (2) 26v batteries.

https://www.ushio.com/products/entertainment/

Nila Lighting

The Varsa has taken a new shape, and it’s round! With an output comparable to that of a 400 watt HMI fixture, the Varsa 2 uses only 75 watts and weighs a meager 10 pounds. It’s ready to go when you are with instant-on, AC/DC power options, and beautiful, flicker-free light. It’s also IP65 rated allowing you to use in any condition rain or shine.

New features also include Nila Net control software upgrades and a limited lifetime warranty.

http://www.nila.com

Litepanels – Vitec Group

Litepanel’s booth was flashing this year, displaying their all new Gemini 1×1 Soft RGBWW LED panel. If you are familiar with the Gemini 2 x 1 this is the skinnier version. If not the Gemini has four operating modes; CCT, HIS, Gel, and Effects.  You can operate/control the Gemini with its onboard control screen or via DMX, wireless DMX, or Bluetooth. With the Gemini 1×1, you can easily switch between AC and battery, V-Mount or Gold Mount, since the Gemini 1×1 draws just 200W. 

https://www.litepanels.com/en/

Mole-Richardson Co.

You couldn’t stop by the Mole-Richardson booth and not notice their newest fixture, the 24” 20k LED was front and center.  This 3000 Watt LED will be shipping soon and comes in either 3200 or 5600K with a 95+ CRI. Gone are the days of a separate power supply for this giant. Simply use the two  included / detachable 20 ft. PowerCON TRUE1 to Edison cables with inline Toggle Switch.  Control is possible either by DMX or LumenRadio.

Mole Vari-Soft

Mole-Richardson Co. also expanded their already impressive line of variable white fixtures this year with the addition of the Vari-Soft Panel LED. The Vari-Soft Panel is 400 Watts, has a CCT range of 2700 – 6500k with +/- green, and a 95+ CRI.  When considering which panel light will be best for you, consider Mole-Richardson’s Vari-Soft Panel LED.

http://mole.com/

Draco Broadcast

At 5.5 lb, the LED1000 Pro Bi-Color LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate from Dracast is an ideal choice for location work, interviews and small sets where color accuracy, control, and flicker-free output are of major importance. The 95 CRI variable color temperature from 3200-5600K or anywhere in between means that you can quickly match the prevailing ambient or artificial light balance with a simple twist of a knob while others are still applying filters. Dimming is equally convenient via another knob that adjusts the light intensity from 100-0% with negligible color shift. The low electrical draw of just 60W means a timely return on your investment. The durable aluminum frame is supported by a sturdy, U-shaped yoke with locking knobs on each side and a standard 5/8″ receiver. The LED1000 can be used worldwide, powered by the included 100-240 VAC adapter or by optional V-Mount 14.8V batteries. Accessories include optional 4-way barn doors for contouring and control of the LED1000’s 45-degree beam angle. A carry case is included.

https://dracobroadcast.com/dracast/

AAdynTech by Sturdy Corp

AAdyntech has expanded its line of fixtures with the new Punch and JAB Quad panels.  At 278,000 Lumens (wow!), the Punch Quad has a 36” x 24” aperture.  It has the equivalent output of four of its popular Punch fixture and is IP65 rated, all in a single soft panel configuration.  The  JAB Quad is a smaller version with a 24” x 18” aperture. Both fixtures have variable white color temperature control from 2800K to 6000K with Plus/Minus green correction.  They are also RDM and wired and wireless DMX capable.  These fixtures are excellent for slow-motion photography as they are flicker-free up to 260,000 fps along with dimming.  You can power them with 100/277VAC-50/60HZ.  These fit a wide range of production needs and are very well built.  They dominate the sports lighting category for interviews and outdoor weather temporary set-ups and compete with HMIs with one-tenth the power required.

https://www.sturdycorp.com/led-lighting

Kino Flo

The new FreeStyle 4 LED DMX fixture and controller was the newest offering from Kino Flo at NAB this year.  It is an addition to their FreeStyle T44 fixture line.  The LED tubes used display Kino Flo’s True Match white light and RGBWW color management system. 

As the name suggests, there are 4 True Match tubes attached in the fixture housing. They are RDM capable.  The controller for the fixture has four menu options; one white, two color and FX.  With the white menu, the color temperature range is from 2700K to 6500K with dimming, Kelvin and Green/Magenta control channels.  In the first color menu, the color temp range is from 2500K to 9900K, with three additional channels; Gel, Hue Angle and Saturation.  The Gel channel includes presets such as blue and green screen and over 100 well-known lighting gels colors.  The second color menu provides individual RGB control.  The FX menu has custom presets like Candle, Fire, TV, Police, Lightning, Paparazzi, Pulse and Scroll.  The controller comes with standard DMX, wireless DMX (Lumen Radio), universal input of 100-240VAC and 24VDC.  This is a very versatile fixture and is made to Kino Flo’s exacting standards.

https://www.kinoflo.com

Dedolight USA

Dedo was back at NAB with a series of fan-less LED focusable fixtures like the LEDZilla and their 20/40/and 90-watt units. However, none were newly released since 2018. Dedo is looking to update their line of non-LED fixtures but are working hard trying to make the efficiency to be equivalent as their halogen predecessors.

http://www.dedolight.com

Rosco / DMG Lumiere

MAXI MIX®

The patent-pending MIX technology features a proprietary blend of six LEDs: Red + Lime + Green + Blue + Amber + White. This enables the MAXI MIX fixture to generate a wide gamut of colors and create accurate Rosco gel matches that have been authenticated by Rosco’s color experts.

The largest and the brightest member of the MIX range of LED fixtures, the MAXI MIX is capable of producing up to 7550 Lux (@1M @5500K) – making it the perfect choice for washing your scene in bold colors, luscious tints or flattering, full-spectrum white light. MAXI MIX fixtures can also be tiled together, enabling filmmakers and studio lighting technicians to create large walls of LED light.

On the filter side, Rosco Laboratories are seeing some increase in their sales for the Opti-Sculpt, which is a product they released last year. Opti-sculpt is a 10mil polycarbonate light-shaping material available in sheets only of 24”x 20” and 24”x 40”. It comes in 11 different degree patterns—circular and linear–and is heat-resistant and flame retardant.

https://us.rosco.com/en

Chauvet Professional

Chauvet several new items which they released at Prolight + Sound (they, unfortunately, were unable to bring the fixture with them to NAB)—the new Chauvet MK3 profile and spot units.

The MK3 Profile has almost 4 times the amount of lumens as the MK2—51,000 source lumens to be exact. CT is 7,441K with a CRI of 91.2 with filter (CRI is 73 without). It has a large zoom range of 6 to 54 degrees. Similar to the MK2 it has an advanced shutter system however, with a 120-degree rotation. Color mixing includes CMY and CTO, along with a 6 color flag wheel. For gobos, there are 7 rotating glass and 9 static. Other features include an effects wheel, two frost flags, fast 9:1 iris, 3 facet and 5 facet prisms. The MK3 Spot is similar to the Profile with a couple of exceptions. They replace the framing shutters with a 3rd gobo wheel (rotating) and the Spot includes a 5 facet linear and 5 facet round prism wheel.

For highlights on-set or for the control/edit rooms, Chauvet Professional’s Ovation FTD-55WW is a track mounted, warm white LED (3-inch) “inkie” Fresnel-style fixture. This fixture projects a bright, beautifully soft field of light within a 30º – 69º field angle controlled by a manual zoom allowing you to add light where needed. A barn door for the fixture is included to help shape the light and direct the light.

https://www.chauvetprofessional.com

Hive Lighting

Hive showed the new BUMBLE BEE 25-C. At 2.5” long and weighing just 1lb, the BUMBLE BEE 25-C is Hive Lighting’s most portable fixture. It has multiple mounting points to allow for easy rigging to cameras, drones, practicals, stages, and sets.

Like all Hive LEDs, the BUMBLE BEE 25-C features Hive’s Perfect S.H.O.T. system and Omni-color LED technology, runs off a battery or universal wall power and is compatible with hundreds of accessories.

Bumble Bee 25-C FEATURES:

  • Omni-Color LED
  • 25W draw
  • 150W incandescent equivalent
  • Up to 98 CRI / 97 TLCI
  • 360° Hue Control
  • 0 – 100% Dimming Control
  • 0 – 100% Saturation Control
  • 1,650K – 8,000K Color Temperature
  • DMX and Smartphone control
  • 100 – 240 V input via Universal Wall/Battery
  • 12V input via XLR
  • 2.5” / 63mm Length
  • 4” / 100mm Diameter
  • 1 lbs. / 0.5 kg. Weight

The Hive Honey Mirror is a tunable LED light mirror that can reproduce any color in high fidelity. Easily tune color temperature using the manual knob, or use the Hive S.H.O.T App to recreate any saturated or white light environment. Full spectrum, and a wide gamut, the Honey Mirror is perfect for double-checking a look in any situation. Equally useful for completing a morning touch-up at home, or to perfecting FX make-up big-budget shoot.

The tunable color of the Honey Mirror replicates the color and beauty of full spectrum sunlight. Look your best in any light, ahead of time.

Multiple mounting options available including a road case mount option. 

VOLTAGE: 120V
WATTAGE: 70W
LUMENS: 6,000 Lm
CRI: 90+
LENGTH: 32.25”
WIDTH: 31”
DEPTH: 8”
WEIGHT: 50 lbs

https://hivelighting.com

BB&S Lighting

BB&S Lighting introduced the Area 48 Color a full-featured panel with Red, Green, Blue, 2700K & 5600K LEDs.  Do not be fooled by its small form factor.  The Color 48 boasts 13,000 lumens of precision color mixing with high CRI across the range.  Its features include :

  • No Color Shift During Dimming
  • Touchscreen for DMX/RDM tweaking
  • 97.5 TLCI throughout the white range
  • Full output at 5600°K & 2700°K
  • Extreme binning ensures the best LEDs
  • White light range: 2500°K to 10,000°K
  • Plus/minus green, plus/minus magenta settings
  • Full range dimming: 8/16 Bit 0% to 100%                      
  • 48V
  • Flicker-free at any frame rate
  • Super-fast synced strobe ability

https://www.bbslighting.com

AC Lighting

AC Lighting was awarded the 2019 NAB Product of the Year for their new Space Force onebytwo™, a cost-effective, bright, high-quality variable white LED soft light panel.  The onebytwo™ is a modern replacement for traditional soft sources used in TV studios, live broadcast, film, and photographic applications.

Highly efficient and natively single-source, the onebytwo™ offers variable Color Temperature between 2,800K and 6,000K, and has an output of up to 13,900 lumens. The extremely high quality, diffused light is matched by a superbly smooth dimming intensity gradation. Convection cooling provides quiet operation for studio applications.

https://www.aclighting.com/

Arri

Arri’s booth was packed this year with the introduction of the Alexa Mini LF.  Equipped with a larger than full frame sensor, the LF records 4.5K natively. This compact new camera will enable filmmakers to explore the large format aesthetic with ARRI’s legendary color science and further benefit from huge dynamic range.

On the lighting side Arri expanded the control of the new L-Series & Sky-Panel Lighting Fixtures with the introduction of the Stellar.  Stellar is an App (available for Android & iOS)  that offers wireless control of many of the features built into the flagship LED products.  Controls include:

  • Auto Discovery of Fixtures
  • Color Selection
  • Gel Library
  • Ability to Save favorite colors
  • Ability to store lighting looks

You can also download the latest version of the Arri Lighting Handbook in several languages at https://www.arri.com/service/search/en/49664?query=arri+lighting+handbook

https://www.arri.com/en/

K5600

K5600 introduced a new family of lighting. After looking for a solution that met the K5600 exacting engineering standards, K5600 found a way to manufacture LEDs without compromising on their promise of quality and reliability. At NAB 2019 K5600 introduced the Joker 300 LED and the Alpha 300 LED fixtures.

The Joker 300 is the same familiar form factor and compatible with Joker 400 accessories and is available in four configurations; Parabolic Beamer, Lenses, Soft Box, or Ellipsoid Spot. The lumen output in some configurations is comparable to the Joker 400.

The Alpha 300 is based on the Alpha 800 HMI and delivers crisp highlight/shadow quality comparable to traditional tungsten or HMI Lights. It is adjustable from five to 55 degrees of beam spread, had a 6.9” PlanoConvex stepped lens, giving bright and even light.

Both LED units feature :

  • K5600’s unique bi-color matrix LED chip
  • High lumen/watt output and 95+ color rendering
  • 300-watt max output from 2700 to 6500 K.
  • Wired and wireless DMX compatibility, using Lumen Radio protocol
  • 9’ K5600 standard head cable.

Ballasts are available for either a single unit or one that can drive up to four heads.

http://k5600.com/

Fiilex

Fiilex displayed it’s Q8 Travel, a 340W tunable LED Fresnel. It’s precisely designed 8” Fresnel lens produces a smooth light field at all beam angles (12-60°).

The Q8 Travel includes three other key features that address the needs of many film and video productions. First, the tunable CCT and hue enable the Q8’s output to blend seamlessly with existing lighting. Second, the robust construction ensures that the Q8 can withstand rough transportation and rigging conditions. Third, the intuitive LCD display and manual control knobs allow filmmakers to make quick adjustments on set.

With 48V DC battery compatibility and a weight of only 16 pounds, the Fiilex Q8 Travel is a great LED lighting fixture for on-location use.
FEATURES:
–  340W power draw
– Unmatched focus/flood range of 12-60°
– Smooth dimming down to 0%
– Flicker-free at any frame rate
– IP-24 Rating (water-resistant)
– Tunable CCT (2800-6500K)
– Hue control (±0.25 green/magenta)
– High CRI at any color temperature, 97 typical.
– Broadband full-spectrum LED source
– Designed in the USA. Assembled in USA/Taiwan

Filex also displayed The Matrix II RGBW. This fixture brings full-color control to Fiilex’s Matrix line of soft-source LED punch lights. The Dense Matrix LEDs in the Matrix II RGBW boast multi-wavelength color groups.

The Matrix II RGBW fixture draws 340W of power and produces an output greater than a 1K tungsten soft light. This output is generated by the four Dense Matrix LED clusters that are set into a custom-designed reflecting chamber and enclosed by a layer of diffusion. With its four LED sources, the Matrix II supports additional optics and accessories that can easily reshape the fixture’s illumination. The fixture is compatible with light banks from Chimera as well as DoP Choice when using the speed ring accessory. It can also be used as a front-focused light with the optional Quad-Fresnel, which increases beam intensity by 3x.

The Matrix II is also available in an alternate Tunable White model. The Matrix II Tunable White and the RGBW both have an improved mechanical design, smoother dimming down to 0%, magenta/green hue adjustment, and tunable CCT (2800-6500K and 2800-10000K respectively).

The housing of each Matrix II RGBW fixture is constructed of high-grade aluminum along with ruggedized rubber at the impact points making them extremely hard-wearing and shock-resistant.
FEATURES:
– Full RGBW control
– Custom multi-wavelength LED groups deliver rich, bright color
– Smooth dimming down to 0% without flicker
– RDM/DMX512
– 5V/1A USB powers wireless DMX
– IP-24 weather resistant
– XLR power input compatible with 48V battery power
– Unique Fresnel accessory for increased punch
– Future-proof: the ability to upgrade firmware in the field
– Compatible with industry-standard softboxes and octabanks via speed ring accessory
– Extreme durability with high-grade aluminum housing and a ruggedized exterior

https://www.fiilex.com/

BB&S Lighting

BB&S introduced the Area 48 color this year at LDI this year.  The Area 48 color uses 150 watts and 12,000-lumen output as well as delivers stunning saturated and tinted colors and clean white light in both ends of the spectrum with high CRI.

The Area 48 color is color tweaking with white LEDs ( bicolor ) and in addition to that, RGB has been added.

Area 48 color has an onboard touch screen for local control and of course, runs on DMX / RDM as well.

There is a full range of DOP choice softboxes, snap grids and diffusers available for the Area 48 color.

Features are:
– High CRI all through the white range
– Full (light) power in 5600K and 3200K
– RGB + white + white
– Excellent for strobing
– Lightweight
– Compact
– High-quality LEDs with extreme binning system
– White light range between 1800 and 10.000 Kelvin.
– Plus / minus green, plus/minus magenta setting.
– excellent dimming 16 bit from 0,001% to 100 %
– Totally flicker-free, can be used for real high-speed shoots.
– Superfast synced strobe

https://www.bbslighting.com/

SoftPanels

SoftPanels was at NAB showing their new approach to LED lighting.

What makes their soft-source LED fixtures different from others on the market is their built-in color meter and intelligent color management technology designed to provide color precision and smart control over the emitted light.

Each fixture undergoes a two-hour color temperature calibration process in the factory to +\- 80°K.  By doing this the displayed color temperature matches the actual light output. Many LED lights do not match their color preset buttons, and they are often off by more than 1000°K.

Each fixture also has an integrated digital color meter, with proprietary Autocolor™ matching technology.  This process can instantly read the current ambient color conditions, and then exactly color-balance their LED color output to match that of the scene’s ambient conditions for far more color consistency in a variety of studio and location applications and saving time correcting in post-production.

https://www.softpanels.video/

Robe

Robe Lighting NAB 18Robe Lighting had a large range of their fixtures at NAB this year for broadcasters who not only need lighting for on-air personalities but for also ambient set and air effects interest.

For fixed fixtures, Robe’s ParFect line in its various flavors are a popular fixture because of their incredibly wide zoom range of 3.8°– 60°.  Their PATT range of fixtures have become a must-have for visual interest on sets and tours worldwide.

Moving head fixtures have always been Robe’s forte, and Robe’s DL7S Profile is the first DL range fixture to receive a powerful new 800W version of the LED engine with seven colors for unprecedented smooth, stable and even color mixing and a very high CRI.

The Spiider and Tarrantula fixtures are superbright next generation of LED WashBeam luminaires.  Spiider uses 18x 30 Watt and 1x 60 Watt LEDs and combining it with a very efficient 12.5:1 zoom optical system ranging from tight 4° Beam to wide 50° while the Tarrantula is powered by 36x 30W and 1x 60W high powered emitters providing a stunning 20,000 lumen output. The versatile optical system offers an adjustable beam angle, from a tight 4° spot to a super-wide 50° wash, of the highest quality light.

https://www.robe.cz

Fluotech

Fluotech Vegalux 200HPFluotech released their additions to the Vegalux motorized zoom fresnel line at NAB introducing the 200HP and 200UHP versions with 60 and 80% more light output than the original version. The entire line is available in both tungsten and daylight color temperatures.

Not to be overlooked, the affordable Auralux 100 is a manual version of their LED Fresnel providing good light output for those who are looking for value or do not require motorized zooms.

Also on display were the Cinelight Studio is Fluotech’s entry into the long throw soft LED panels on the market and of note, the new Starmaker weatherproof IP rated, bi-color panel.

http://fluotec.net/

Rotolight

Rotolight AEOSThe Rotolight Anova PRO 2 is making its North American debut at NABShow 2018. The LED is a pioneering continuous light and High-Speed Sync (HSS) flash that redefines the standard for professional studio and location lighting.  The Anova PRO 2 is one of the brightest LED lights ever launched in its class, delivering 10,700 lux at three feet. The light also provides the best power to consumption ratio in the industry, and with a mere 72W consumption, reduces operating costs for TV studios, while providing unrivaled battery performance on location.

The Rotolight AEOS, now features a High-Speed Sync (HSS) Flash and continuous LED light that’s now integrated with the Elinchrom Skyport 2.4Ghz HHS wireless flash receiver.  The addition of the wireless flash receiver eliminates the need for a standalone flash receiver and ensures rock-solid reliability and flexibility for controlling multiple off-camera lighting setups. It also enables users to wirelessly control the color temperature and brightness of every light in the setup, saving time on shoot.  AEOS provides the ‘shoot what you see’ benefits of continuous light, and the flexibility of HSS flash (1/8000th sec.) with 200% flash output, whenever users need more power or to freeze action.  Unlike traditional strobe, AEOS has no recycle time, which ensures users never miss a shot, making it the perfect light choice for today’s modern high-frame-rate-capable cameras. Skyport enables users to wirelessly control up to 10 lights, in four groups at up to 650ft with the new Rotolight HSS transmitter. This feature will also enable mixed light setups, for example with the AEOS as a key-light and the award-winning NEO 2 as a backlight, from a single transmitter.

Lumos by DMLite

Lumos-Glow-PanelLumos continues to expand its LED lighting fixture line with both variable color and fully RGBW color changing capability.  The Lumos Glow Panel 200C (1k tungsten Output)and 400C (2.5k tungsten output) is ideal for location, commercial and entertainment.  Featuring a full range of white color temperature 2800k to 10,000k, all metal body, hybrid cooling system, flicker-free, stable dimming, standard DMX512/RDM, onboard useful 10 presets on a simple interface.

For those of you that looking for a white light only panel fixture, check out the brand new line of Lumos 200GT (30w), 300GT (50w), 500GT (120w) and 700GT (200w).  The “F” series is available if fixed color 3200k or 5600k.  The “MK” series is available in two separate adjustable color temperatures including 3200k-5600k or 2800k-6500k.  All available with 40, 55, or 85-degree lenses.  Ask your local Barbizon office about the battery mount (12-24v) and snap bag accessories.  All fixtures feature a 95+ CRI and come with a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty.

http://www.lumos.co.kr/

Mole Richardson

Last year Mole Richardson debuted is new Mole LED Variable-Color Fresnel with the 6” Vari-Baby LED (250w).  This year Mole Richardson expanded the line by adding the 8” Vari-Jr LED (350w), 10” Vari-Studio Junior (480w), the 14” Vari-Senior (900w) all the way up to the 20” to replace your 10k tungsten.

With a color temperature range of 2700k to 5600k, this Variable-Color series of fixtures features an onboard RGB color mixing display with the optics you come to expect from a Mole Richardson lighting fixtures.  All fixtures come with Lumen Radio and Bluetooth wireless control capability.  The standby draw is <.2 Amps Max. 30V DC making a 30v DC, Block Battery the perfect accessory for location shooting.

The Variable-Color series is also available in panels, soft lights, and space lights.

The MoleLED Variable-Color features:

  • Over 35,000 hours lamp life from on-board LED module
  • Universal A/C input voltage from 90-250v
  • True, Linear 100-0% local and remote dimming via DMX 512A
  • Silent dimming with little to no color shift
  • Universal Power Con AC input
  • All made in the USA

Coming soon is the 10” 5k tungsten replacement and the 17” 10k replacement.

Be on the lookout for the Mole Bluetooth app also coming soon.

http://mole.com

Airstar

Airstar CinestarCinestar is the newest addition to the Airstar family. It has been designed with versatility in mind. Cinestar is fully dimmable, with easy to use bicolor temperature controls. It features a low-profile body and is completely portable, making it the perfect lighting choice for studio, stage, and set applications.

Cinestar allows for fast set up (just 15 minutes), and even though it’s 5′ wide when inflated it is easily transportable because it compacts down into a small case and weighs around 26 pounds.

While other Airstar units like the Crystal have been used for area, event and sometimes on sets the Cinestar is the first content creation dedicated lighting balloon that uses Airstars flicker-free “Dynamic White” LED technology with a bi-color LED array with 2700K to 6500K with a high CRI of 96 that uses  850 watts.

http://airstar-light.us/

Westcott

Westcott’s widely popular Flex product has led to a new full-color version the incorporates RGBW chips and will also include the new Cine DMX Dimmer. These will have all the previous features including water resistance and are pliable and can be placed almost anywhere.  This new product will be launching later this year (end Q3).

Here’s Newsshooter.com‘s video.

https://www.fjwestcott.com/

Kino Flo

Kino Flo’s FreeStyle 41 LED unleashes your creative side by using a quick-release system to remove the LED panel from the plastic housing. The smaller form factor and lightweight LED panel combined with four corner bumpers add further rigging versatility. The LED panel also includes an additional mating plate so it can still be mounted on a stand. Also on display was the new line of full color LED tube replacements. These will work in conjunction with the new FreeStyle power supply.

http://kinoflo.com/

Frezzi

Though Frezzi didn’t new releases at NAB this year, there are two recently released fixtures that generate a lot of interest

Frezzi SunLight KitThe Frezzi SunLight is a daylight balanced replacement for the 575w HMI that only draws 220w at full power.  Without optical filters, the focusing beam goes from a 20-degree spot to a full wide flood.  It will also dim from 0 – 100% without any color shift.  It will run on AC power or camera batteries for 45 minutes.  The SunLight only weighs 6.5 lbs. and is available in kit form.

The Frezzi ProLight is a camera-top LED light in daylight CCT that has a very low power draw of 8w.

It includes barndoors, CTO filter and a diffusion filter mounted on the front.  It is all aluminum and is fully weatherproof. It has a fully articulating arm that attaches to the camera.  The ProLight can be powered by your camera battery or a hot-shoe.  As with the SunLight, The ProLight is fully dimmable with no color shift.

If that’s not enough, it even has a USB port to charge your phone or other devices!!

http://www.frezzi.com/

Dedolight

Dedolight brought their range of studio and field LED fixtures to NAB this year. Their focusing fixtures include the stand or camera mounted Turbo series in tungsten, daylight or bicolor, the DLED2, and the DLED4.  If you need LED panel lights, they have the Felloni panel and the DLEDRama in different sizes and configurations.  The larger fixtures are DMX controlled and are at home in the studio or in the field.  Most of their fixtures are available in multi-head kits with all the accessories you could possibly need.

http://www.dedolight.com/

Litegear

Creating a buzz at the show was Litegear’s LiteBox, the perfect accessory for your new LiteTile+ Plus.  This modular system is designed so that you can mount your LiteTile to a lightweight rigid frame and then have the option of diffusing the LEDs at 1 inch (2.5 cm) or 6 inches (15 cm) away. LiteBox comes with the same three, familiar diffusers as LiteMat — so you can always integrate them together — and opaque fabric sides to eliminate spill light when used in the 6-inch deep version.  For rigging, LiteBox is surrounded by 1/4”-20 PEM® nuts and comes with an optional 5/8” baby pin adapter or grip head mounts.

Litegear also brought several pieces of gear to NAB this year that won’t be released until this summer, but brought a lot of interest to their booth.

The LiteMat Plus 8 is the largest and newest iteration of the popular LiteMat line.  It’s a 4’ x 4’ bi-color LED light source that only draws 400 watts.  It can be powered by battery or AC and is controllable via DMX.  It has front mount accessories available, like the Snapgrid, and it can be hung or velcroed to a wall, or mounted on a stand using its center ball mount.

They are also making an LED retrofit for the KinoFlo Image 80, 85, 87, and Flathead fluorescent fixtures.  Using the existing frame and yoke, the light engine installs over the existing reflector using 4 screws.  Also included is a new power supply/controller where you can choose tungsten, daylight, visual effects green or visual effects blue.  Perfect as a large soft source or chromakey light.

The LiteMat Spectrum brings camera compliant RGBW to the game to the LiteMat line.  Color balancing available from 2000k to 11,000K.  It has full spectrum color available, and color can be desaturated using the white light that you have color balanced to.  The controller allows you to select the type of camera you are shooting with to ensure compliance.  It also is controllable with onboard wireless DMX.

http://www.litegear.com/

Electronic Theatre Controls

New control and fixture options were on hand for NAB 2018 in the ETC booth.

For fixtures, ETC’s ColorSource Pearl is the newest array for our ColorSource® line of fixtures. Available for the Linear, PAR, and Spot, Pearl is a variable, white-light option that can be tuned to output white light anywhere between 2700K and 6500K.  The Pearl array includes the same great feature set and high-quality construction as its full-color siblings including an impressively bright output, a simple user interface, and a price point that is tough to beat.

Designed for installations that depend heavily on white light such as studios, houses of worship, and architectural installations, this array features flicker-free operation and an impressively smooth dimming curve.

ColorSource Pearl includes the recently-announced LED fixture warranty. With a five-year warranty on the fixture and an unmatched ten-year warranty on the LED array, these fixtures are definitely built to last.

Also shown for the first time from the Irideon® line of architectural fixtures, the WLZ or, Wash Light Zoom fixture, is no exception. This feature-rich design is ideal for museums, lobbies, and retail environments.

Similar to the other fixtures in the Irideon family, the WLZ is available in a wide variety of color temperatures ranging from 3000 K to 5000 K, and several mounting variations; DataTrack, portable with c-clamp, canopy, and special request baby pin.  This fixture is ideal for low ceiling applications or in spaces with drop ceilings where a small, powerful, yet agile lighting option is needed.

The most innovative feature of the WLZ is the built-in rotating zoom adjustment at the rear of the fixture housing. This enables beam angle adjustment within an impressive range of 9-78 degrees. The zoom position markers on the fixture make fixture-to-fixture referencing quick and easy.

The Irideon WLZ now also comes with ETC’s updated fixture warranty of five years for the fixture and 10 years for the LEDs.  Shipping of the Irideon WLZ will begin in May.

ETC’s new acquisition High End also was on display in the booth and can be seen in the accompanying High End Post in this report.

Suited for studios, the new Element 2™ console adapts the award-winning Eos family control platform for venues with modest rigs and maximum hands-on fader control needs.

Affordable and easy to use, Element 2 brings the fundamentals of lighting control to the forefront while allowing access to a wealth of advanced control features below the surface. Simply record cues and fade times into Element’s cue list for basic playback, or use effects, palettes, cue parts, discrete timing and follow times to create intricate lighting looks and transitions.

Need a setup that can be run by students or volunteers? Customizable Magic Sheets let you create a simple topographical or abstract interface to quickly control your rig from a touchscreen monitor.

With 40 faders and available in 1024 or 6144 outputs – this desk is incredibly flexible.

https://www.etcconnect.com

Brightline

Brightline LED-Series ONEThis year Brightline has announced that they are adding Lumen Radio wireless DMX to all of their SeriesONE LED fixtures. They are also developing a wireless interface box to control the original SeriesONE fluorescent fixtures. Integrating this wireless control will enable the SeriesONE line to easily be controlled from any LumenRadio transmitter or controller, allowing for quick setups and less cable.

http://brightlines.com/

Creamsource by Outsight

CreamSource MicroFeatured this year was the CreamSource Micro.  The Creamsource Micro is less than half the size of the Creamsource Mini+, at just 8.66” x 8.7” x 3.94” (W x H x D), and weighing in at approximately 5.5 lbs. It features a rugged and waterproof design, with an IP65 rating which means it can be used in all weather. Light output is the same excellent quality as the rest of the Creamsource range, with color temperature adjustable from 2700 to 6500K and a CRI/TLCI of greater than 90. Drawing only 80W, it rivals the light output and punch typical of some 200W HMI Luminaires. Unlike most bi-color fixtures, the Micro maintains constant power output across the whole CCT range, so users always get the unit’s full potential, and there is no reason to have to choose between a bi-color or daylight system. Another key innovation of the Micro is its wide 10-32V operating voltage, allowing users to power the fixture from a single 90WH battery, or directly from a car.  Shown here surviving the toughest conditions.

Litepanels

LitePanels EffectsLitepanels launched a new 2’ x 1’ softlight this year called Gemini.  The Litepanels Gemini 2×1 LED soft panel provides a beautiful and wide source of soft, color accurate, full spectrum Daylight and Tungsten lighting. Gemini allows users quick and easy precision adjustment of light with three fully featured lighting modes; CCT Mode for true daylight and tungsten with +/- green fine-tuning, HSI Mode for total control over hue, saturation and intensity to create any color in the 360 color wheel at any intensity from 0-100% and Gel Mode to easily replicate the industry’s most popular gel sets with a daylight or tungsten source. The Gemini is truly versatile with its intuitive onboard controls and remote control options via standard DMX 512 protocol, wireless DMX or Bluetooth and can adapt to any lighting situation today’s Cinematographers and lighting professionals will find themselves in. The manual control knobs are sensitive to the speed of rotation and can either be finely tuned or when ramped up can adjust very quickly. Together with its lightweight design with built-in power supply, and full intensity mobile power operation, via 3pin XLR, the Gemini offers rapid rigging with fewer cables making it the perfect location light.

Arri Lighting

Arri skypanel fw4The Arri Booth was a buzz this year following the success of the Sky Panel products. At the core of the Sky Panel’s success is the Firmware, which offers a variety of features that can be used by professional’s every sector of the entertainment market. New for this year Firmware version 4.0 extends the capabilities.

SkyPanel Firmware updates are all about adding versatility and control – harnessing the awesome power of the SkyPanel and putting that potential into the hands of the gaffer, lighting designer, or programmer. SkyPanel Firmware 4 takes this ability to new heights. Packed with ten new features, SkyPanel Firmware 4 expands the capabilities of the SkyPanel like never before and offers refined levels of control.

Every SkyPanel is made up of one or more light engines. The S60 has two light engines while the S360 has twelve light engines. SkyPanel Firmware 4 allows the user to control individual light engines via new DMX modes. Each light engine acts as its own mini SkyPanel with parameters like CCT & RGBW, HSI, or x,y Coordinates. This precise level of control enables new programming possibilities with the SkyPanel.

Arri has also added new effects and enhanced the existing effects.

New Version 4.0 Effects

  • Lighting Effect: Welding
  • Lighting Effect: Process
  • Lighting Effect: Fluorescent Flicker
  • Lighting Effect: Explosion

Here’s a great look from Newsshooter.com

Quasar Science

The new Q-LED Rainbow Linear LED Lamp featuring RGBX was on full display at LDI. This new item from Quasar can run from our 2000° Candlelight to 6000° Daylight Kelvin and can be controlled in a variety of ways, including an onboard control panel, wireless Lumen Radio CRMX or DMX I/O. They can also be daisy-chained together and run in a lead-follow mode.

The color options run from a powerful white crossfade to full an RGB mode featuring a full 360° palette for vibrant fully saturated color or mixed with X-fade white light for soft beautiful pastels. Includes color presets for Blue, Cyan, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red, Magenta, Purple.

Each lamp is self-ballasted and can run on AC power. The RGB-X Rainbow Lamps use 100-265VAC (World Power) via a True1 connector. There is also a battery option, allowing them to run on off a 10-26 VDC via locking barrel connector.

The RGBX come is a two-foot 25 watt, four foot 50 watt, or eight-foot 100-watt form factor.

https://www.quasarscience.com

Velvet Light

Velvet Light EVO 2 ColorVELVET LIGHT is a high-power LED lighting technology developer and manufacturer of professional high output LED fixtures specially designed for the broadcasting industry. With manufacturing in Barcelona, Spain since 2008, they offer the Velvet Light line.

New to the Velvet line of waterproof fixtures is the EVO 2 Color. EVO full-color spectrum is an exclusive technology developed by VELVET Light for the film industry. The combination of 5 LEDs, (red, green, blue, warm white, cool white) extends the color possibilities over traditional RGBW technology, producing more natural white light and richer colors. Color filters can also be applied over any color temperatures with more output. The ultra-white inner reflector focuses the light from each LED onto the front diffuser resulting in a super soft uniform natural light at any color or white light setting.

EVO’s ergonomic design makes it easy to work with. The two large, soft padded side handles make it easy to grab, even with gloves on. It has a robust 100% aluminum body and offers a weatherproof IP54 rating. The STUDIO versions offer an IP51 dustproof rating.

The EVO offers several control opportunities:

  • The onboard control with color display and shock resistant buttons is easy to navigate.
  • DMX with RDM – both wired via 5 pin XLR and wireless (Lumen Radio)
  • LAN ethernet through the RJ45 connector

Control is also available through the Color Master APP, allowing quick and easy wireless control from your smartphone.

The EVO 2 Color is currently in Beta and is expected to be available by September 2018.

https://www.velvetlight.tv

AAdyntech – by Sturdy Corporation

This year high output LED manufacturer AadynTech will be releasing a panel version of their popular JAB and PUNCH fixtures. The Quad JAB and PUNCH will be available in both daylight as well as variable white versions. The variable version will have an adjustable color temperature range of 2950°K to 5750°K.

The Quad JAB draws 20 amps and displays 120,000 lumens with its big brother the Quad Punch pulling 30amps at an impressive 285,000 lumens. Both fixtures will have a CRI rating of 95+ with on board as well as wired control options. AadynTech expects both fixtures to be ready to ship by early summer of this year.

https://www.sturdycorp.com/led-lighting

Chimera Lighting

Chimera Panel LanternChimera Lighting in partnership with LiteGear is excited to launch its newest product; the Panel Lantern, Powered by LiteGear. The LiteGear LED engine will feature 95+ CRI and TLCI ratings and the ability to achieve color temperatures anywhere from 2600 to 6000 degrees Kelvin. The panel lantern will be available in a kit which will include the LED head unit, a 24×24” collapsible Chimera Panel Frame, Lantern Fabric, dimmer, 12ft. head power cable and power supply. The entire kit fits conveniently in a ballistic bag and tips the scale at a TSA friendly 6lbs. The panel can be mounted any number of ways using a specially designed Matthews/Chimera Grip Head or panel clamp kits for use on a lighting stand or boom.

It’s versatility and compact size make it perfect for both studio and on location shoots. Chimera fully expects to be able to ship Panels around June of this year.

Chimera also makes durable, rugged, diffusers and softbanks designed and sized for most all the lighting fixtures on the market today.

http://chimeralighting.com/

Cineo

Cineo Standard 410Cineo has added yet another powerful creative tool to the lighting professional’s arsenal – the Standard 410. This fixture won the TV Technology “Best in Show,” adding to their already award-winning white-light quality with their innovative saturated color technology.  The Standard 410 delivers up to 25,000 lumens of beautiful, easily controllable, full-gamut light. The Standard 410 boasts a substantial 2’ x 1’ diffused illuminating surface, weighing less than 29 lbs., with a maximum power of 410 watts. Creating beautiful light within an extended color gamut is only part of the story. Cineo has developed an intuitive control strategy that allows predictable, repeatable results, either using the graphical control panel or remotely with wired or built-in wireless CRMX control. The strategy is simple: four controls or four DMX channels control the entire fixture in a single mode of operation:

Dim – Cineo’s Photo-Accurate Dimming™ maps the 0-100% dimming curve to actual camera stops for precise output control using the MASTER control locally or on the first DMX channel.

CCT – For color-accurate white light, choose the CCT as you would with any Cineo fixture using the CCT rotary control or the second DMX channel.

Saturation – controls the amount of saturated color to be added to the white light, from full white to fully saturated color, managed on the third DMX channel.

Hue – To optionally add saturated color, the HUE control adjusts the hue, the color of which is displayed on the control panel, or managed on the fourth DMX channel. With the Standard 410, the same color shading can be achieved regardless of the CCT used for photography. For example, +2 Green added to 3200K CCT will look the same as +2 Green at 5600K to the correctly white-balanced camera.

Fiilex

Fiilex Q8TravelFiilex introduces another addition to their product line: The New Fiilex Q8 Travel. It is the first in the series to come with a customized 8-inch Fresnel lens designed specifically for the proprietary 300W DiCon Dense Matrix LED.

This innovative product offers one of the longest Fresnel zoom range in the industry: 12° – 60°. What is notable is not just the range of the zoom, but also the quality of the light throughout the zoom range. The Fiilex Q8 Travel can flood any wide space with an even spread of light, or focus into a spot with a well-defined edge and uniform beam profile near the center. There is no hot spot at all!

The Fiilex Q8 Travel addresses three major lighting needs of every film/video production. First, it produces high-quality light with the ability to smoothly blend with ambient lighting or precisely match lights from other fixtures. Second, it has a solid construction. The robust housing ensures the fixture can withstand harsh transportation conditions and rough handling during rigging. The third is the easy-to-use interface. The LCD display and manual control knobs are sleek, intuitive, and responsive. They allow for accurate adjustments and will help filmmakers establish faster and more efficient workflows on set.

The Fiilex Q8 Travel is DC powered. It works with included AC/DC adapter or can connect too many qualified 48VDC batteries. With all the features mentioned above and a weight of only 16 pounds, The Fiilex Q8 Travel is a good LED lighting fixture for on-location use.

http://fiilex.com/