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Litepanels ASTRA 1×1 Bi-Color Panel Light at Cine Gear:

Litepanels ASTRA 1×1 Bi-Color Panel Light at Cine Gear:

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Litepanels is introducing its new ASTRA 1×1 Bi-Color panel light at Cine Gear Expo (Booth 64) in Los Angeles on June 6-7. Building on the legacy of the company’s original 1×1 fixture, which revolutionized the lighting industry, the ASTRA 1×1 sets a new standard for the form and function of professional LED panels. Following the […]

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A Look at the Came-TV High CRI 1024 5600K LED & 1024 Bi-colour LED Lights:

A Look at the Came-TV High CRI 1024 5600K LED & 1024 Bi-colour LED Lights:

| April 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

Over the past couple of years we have been reviewing and testing gear internally for quite a few gear makers. Most of that camera gear made it successfully to market, but a few products didn’t thanks in part to our input as real world gear users. Vision Wrangler and Cinescopophilia are pleased to announce that […]

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Litepanels Hilio D12 & T12 LED Lights Coming To NAB 2014:

Litepanels Hilio D12 & T12 LED Lights Coming To NAB 2014:

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Litepanels will premiere their new Hilio D12 daylight balanced and Hilio T12 tungsten balanced high light output panels at NAB 2014. The innovative panels provide the light quality, versatility and intensity of an open source fixture, while offering all of the benefits of Litepanels’ proprietary LED fixture design. The Hilio D12/T12 fixtures were designed by […]

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ikan On Camera Lighting Solutions:

ikan On Camera Lighting Solutions:

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ikan “The Drawing Board” webisodes are proving to be quite popular. Well we can tell they are on this site at least. Anyway ikan are up to number four in their new series, and this one is about on camera lighting solutions. ikan’s George Tripsas puts the iLED6 and the iLED312-v2 LED lights up […]

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Switronix Drops The New TorchLED Bolt 220 LED Light:

Switronix Drops The New TorchLED Bolt 220 LED Light:

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Press release for the newly announced Switronix Bolt 220 LED on camera light. The Switronix Bolt BT220 is the same size as the original Bolt BT200, but 10% brighter and 40% more power efficient. Switronix is excited to announce our new edition to the TorchLED line, the Bolt 220 (#TL-BT220). The new Bolt 220 has […]

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Fotodiox LED-312D, LED-312DS, and LED-1024AL High-Intensity LED Lights:

Fotodiox LED-312D, LED-312DS, and LED-1024AL High-Intensity LED Lights:

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fotodiox have announced the availability of its next generation LED light panels; the Fotodiox LED-312D, LED-312DS, and LED-1024AL. The new LED lights are compact and powerful, while remaining lightweight – perfect for both studio and location shooting. Fotodiox’s LED panels generate little heat, use little power, and now the reduced bulk of these newest lights […]

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ikan ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2 LED Lights:

ikan ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2 LED Lights:

| September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

ikan have new versions of their 500 & 1000 series LED Studio lights, the ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2. These 500 and 1000 LED bulb lights feature an LCD touch screen panel, which allows for precise control of the built-in dimming feature, and is particularly useful in recreating specific lighting setups. Intensity adjustments can also be made […]

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GiSTEQ F-160 F-198 F-109A and F-198C LED On Camera Lights:

GiSTEQ F-160 F-198 F-109A and F-198C LED On Camera Lights:

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

GiSTEQ have announced the launch of their new product line for LED camera lights – the Flashmate series. “With more and more people branching out into videography, we saw a much-needed niche to fill in the market,” Derek Lee, marketing associate and videographer at GiSTEQ, says. “Since the introduction of DSLRs with HD video capabilities, […]

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Litepanels Croma Lights Flight Kit:

Litepanels Croma Lights Flight Kit:

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Litepanels have announced the release of the new Croma Flight Kit. Based around the popular variable color temperature Litepanels Croma, this lightweight and compact kit is designed for today’s shooting environments. The Croma Flight Kit has a host of versatile power and mounting accessories, and offers room to spare for an additional lighting fixture or […]

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The IC12 Led Light Cube For Video and Stills:

The IC12 Led Light Cube For Video and Stills:

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The modular Led Light Cube from IC12 Melbourne Australia is both a continuous video light source and a flash light, making it one versatile piece of lighting kit. We wanted to create a light that offers the versatility that image-makers require, which means there’s no need to have different lights for different purposes anymore – […]

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ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 LED Light Panels:

ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 LED Light Panels:

| July 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

ikan have put up the first product video about their new series of Featherweight LED panels, covering the IFD1024 (Single Color Daylight) & IFB1024 (dual color, variable 3200-5600k) lights. The ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 give you all the same great features that have made our ID & IB series so popular, minus all the weight. […]

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LED Light Meter MK350 Spectrometer Now at ikan:

LED Light Meter MK350 Spectrometer Now at ikan:

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Right so ikan are now sellers of the LED light meter MK350 Spectrometer from UPRTek. The UPRtek MK350 Spectrometer is a compact, lightweight illuminance spectroradiometer which can be used without a computer for evaluation of next- generation lamps such as LED, OLED and EL illumination, as well as, conventional architectural and stage/ studio lighting, even […]

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New Fill-Lite LED Lights Launching at Cine Gear Expo 2013:

New Fill-Lite LED Lights Launching at Cine Gear Expo 2013:

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The official launch of Oregon-based LED light manufacturer Fill-Lite will take place at the upcoming Cine Gear Expo in Los Angeles on May 31, 2013. Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. has partnered with Fill-Light as a premiere North American reseller of the entire Fill-Lite line. Cinematographer, inventor, and Fill-Lite President Owen Stephens, SOC created […]

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Stop Measuring LED Lights By CRI and Use TLCI Instead Says EBU:

Stop Measuring LED Lights By CRI and Use TLCI Instead Says EBU:

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you read the EBU Fact Sheet on LED lights? Why here is one we prepared earlier. The EBU suggests LED lights need to be measured and rated with the Television Lighting Consistency Index (TLCI) instead of the current CRI method which dates back to 1960. As a modern and efficient light source for television […]

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Fluorescent Light Tubes, Look Again It Is The Medusa LED:

Fluorescent Light Tubes, Look Again It Is The Medusa LED:

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Looking every bit like fluro light tubes, the Medusa light from HurleyPro is actually an LED lighting set up. It has been Tweeted that the Medusa should come in at around $1500 and have Bluetooth connectivity. Launch date is slated around July 1 for the Medusa LED lights, so keep an eye out for them […]

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Litepanels Inca 12 and Sola 12 Lights Coming to NAB:

Litepanels Inca 12 and Sola 12 Lights Coming to NAB:

| March 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Litepanels will show new production models of the largest members of its Fresnel fixture family, the Inca 12 (tungsten balanced) and Sola 12 (daylight balanced) fixtures at NAB 2013. These cool-running powerhouses combine the performance of large Fresnel fixtures with the advantages of LED technology. Both versions supply powerful and controllable illumination comparable to a […]

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Fiilex Lights Use a Dense Matrix LED System With Tunable Colour Spectrum:

Fiilex Lights Use a Dense Matrix LED System With Tunable Colour Spectrum:

| January 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

DiCon Lighting has launched a new brand called Fiilex which utilities what they call a Dense Matrix LED platform. Fiilex P360 Portable Specular LED, and P200 FlexJet Illuminator lights are first cab off the rank. You can crank the Fiilex P360 from 3000K to 5600K and to anywhere in-between because the P630 has the ability […]

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Litepanels Wins LED Case Everything Back To Normal:

Litepanels Wins LED Case Everything Back To Normal:

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The International Trade Commission has upheld the General Exclusion Order recommended by Judge Essex regarding LED lighting product patents held by Litepanels, Inc. Judge Essex made his decision based upon tens of thousands of pages of Exhibits, numerous Expert Opinions and voluminous testimony from the various Parties. “Litepanels is pleased with the result,” said Rudy […]

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Litepanels 337 Complaint Initial Determination Is Under Review:

Litepanels 337 Complaint Initial Determination Is Under Review:

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Litepanels 337 Complaint saga enters a new chapter with the International Trade Commission ITC or the “Commission” issuing a notice they will review in part the final initial determination “ID” issued by the presiding administrative law judge “ALJ” Theodore R. ESSEX on September 7, 2012, finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff […]

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Litepanels Address LED Patent Concerns:

Litepanels Address LED Patent Concerns:

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Litepanels have issued a public statement to answer some of your questions regarding their 337 patent case against the 12 other companies that make, import, and or sell LED lighting in America. It was 14 in the original 337 complaint, but two companies have since been terminated from the LED patent case. Is Litepanels trying […]

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Preliminary Recommendation WIN For Litepanels LED Lighting Case:

Preliminary Recommendation WIN For Litepanels LED Lighting Case:

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

US Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Theodore R. Essex issued an initial determination finding in favour of Litepanels in that on going case involving patents for LED photographic lighting devices and components. The real surprise from ALJ Theodore R. Essex was the recommendation of a general exclusion order which would stop the importation into America of […]

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Brightcast BP18F the First Ever Focusable LED Panel Light:

Brightcast BP18F the First Ever Focusable LED Panel Light:

| September 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Brightcast BP18F LED panel light is said to be the first LED fixture that allows for spot / flood and focusable light. The Brightcast BP18F is portable, handles both AC and DC power supply with mains and a V-Lock mount, allows for intensity and CCT dimming, and has features for continuous focusability from spot […]

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LedPro Z6 and Z9 Tunable Bi-Colour on Camera Lights:

LedPro Z6 and Z9 Tunable Bi-Colour on Camera Lights:

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

2 on camera LED lights for you from LedPro the Z6 and the Z9. The LedPro Z6 is a new on-board video Light is a 84 LED, Low-temperature, cool, efficient, and long life video light. The LedPro Z6 features high-bright LED advanced technology & tunable bi-color dimmer from tungsten to daylight. LedPro Z6 Main Features: […]

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Litepanels Terminate Part of Their 337 Complaint LED Patent Case:

Litepanels Terminate Part of Their 337 Complaint LED Patent Case:

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last year Litepanels filed a 337 complaint with the United States International Trade Commission or USITC. The skinny is they are seeking it appears to halt importation of what they see as unfair importing of competitors lights, and light components. 14 respondents were named in Litepanels original suit, alleging violations of section 337 of the […]

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The Kick Light Just How Bright Is It:

The Kick Light Just How Bright Is It:

| June 30, 2012

Some questions have been answered about the soon to be released Kick light from Rift Labs. We have covered the Kick light HERE, and HERE previously. One question answered is just “how far does the light reach?” So in order to give some sort of meaningful answer to the Kick light reach question, the guys […]

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ARRI LED Tungsten Fresnel Lighting Comparison:

ARRI LED Tungsten Fresnel Lighting Comparison:

| June 24, 2012

ARRI has compared the ARRI L7 LED Fresnel light to other competitor’s lighting products. All lights compared have an output quality of or around a the ARRI 650W Plus Tungsten Fresnel, but the colours recorded with the camera gives a different result. The lighting setup was recorded on an ARRI Alexa camera and recorded in […]

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Control Practical Light Bulbs on Set With an iOS or Android Phone:

Control Practical Light Bulbs on Set With an iOS or Android Phone:

| June 22, 2012

Swap out all those new LED light bulbs that you only just put in stat, and chuck in these fully dimmable remote controlled LED lights by Insteon. Grab your iPhone or Android device and get to setting up the look and feel you need on set. INSTEON introduced the INSTEON LED Bulb 8 Watt (60W), […]

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Told You the KICK Light Needed to be on Kickstarter:

Told You the KICK Light Needed to be on Kickstarter:

| June 14, 2012

Remember way back when we wrote “What product would you like to see get a Kickstarter campaign?” One could only imagine the successful run that the Kick Light would have on Kickstarter. Well paint the chickens any colour you like because we nailed that prediction! And with the KICK light you can do just that… […]

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The Kick Light: A Revolutionary NEW Video Light:

The Kick Light: A Revolutionary NEW Video Light:

| June 4, 2012

Spotted this little baby light on Twitter and had to share it. The Kick Light prototype is like no other light you have seen before. We get a sneak peek from Rift Labs on the Kick Light and it is set to quite possibly herald in a new generation of lights for filmmakers. Revolutionary? Maybe. […]

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Litepanels Luma On Camera LED Light:

Litepanels Luma On Camera LED Light:

| June 3, 2012

Litepanels introduces the Luma a sleek and powerful daylight balanced on-camera light. Small but effective, Luma draws only 12W of power while providing the equivalent daylight illumination of a 50W HMI. Weighing only 10oz. (.3 kg), the hot shoe-mounted Luma can easily be carried all day on a camcorder, at the ready whenever it’s needed. […]

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Litepanels Debuts 1×1 LS LED Panel Lights:

Litepanels Debuts 1×1 LS LED Panel Lights:

| June 3, 2012

Litepanels unveils the 1×1 LS, the newest fixture in their 1×1 LED Panel Series. “The location production market has seen significant growth in the last five years,” said Chris Marchitelli, Global VP of Marketing at Litepanels. “Professional cameras are getting less expensive and the quality of production is on the rise, from ENG and indie […]

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Workshop by Bill Holshevnikoff on Lighting & Shooting:

Workshop by Bill Holshevnikoff on Lighting & Shooting:

| May 26, 2012

Nice set lighting & shooting workshop at NAB 2012 by Bill Holshevnikoff who has been lighting and shooting award-winning broadcast, corporate and documentary programming for over 20 years. Bill talked about some recent experiences using LEDs and his approach to creating a naturalistic look for lighting sets, products and people. Please see ARRI for more […]

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Dracast $495 LED 500 Video Light:

Dracast $495 LED 500 Video Light:

| May 8, 2012

A quick one on the Dracast LED 500 video light that has been out for a while now. Still a great LED light for just under $500. Thanks to Adam Nelson TV for the video: Check him out. Description 500 LED Light: Unique Design with industry leading performance Proprietary technology powered High CRI>93 LEDs 500W […]

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Foton The Most Colour Accurate Digital Light Source:

Foton The Most Colour Accurate Digital Light Source:

| May 7, 2012

The TruColor Foton light is a small, lightweight and versatile variable-beam source. The TruColor Foton Produces a 95+ CRI. TruColor call the Foton the most color accurate digital light source designed specifically for motion picture, broadcast and professional photography. The Foton virtually eliminates the challenges of lighting with the discontinuous spectrum inherent in most LED […]

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Litepanels Inca Series Tungsten Balanced LED Fresnels:

Litepanels Inca Series Tungsten Balanced LED Fresnels:

| May 4, 2012

The new Inca LED lighting fixtures derive their name from the “incandescent” lighting fixtures they replace. Inca Fresnels incorporate LEDs that are color-matched to the incandescent tungsten halogen lighting fixtures still in use in many television stations and teleproduction facilities. The Inca Series makes it possible for a studio to change over from incandescent to […]

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Zylight F8 LED The World’s Thinnest Fresnel Light:

Zylight F8 LED The World’s Thinnest Fresnel Light:

| May 1, 2012

Zylight will have a single lamp LED fresnel light coming around August September that gives out a light source that is equivalent to a 650 watt output drawing only 90 watts of power. The prototype Zylight F8 was shown off at NAB 2012 and can be changed from spot to flood using a bellows system. […]

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TruColor HS More Than Twice The Output of a 2K Incandescent Soft Light:

TruColor HS More Than Twice The Output of a 2K Incandescent Soft Light:

| April 30, 2012

TruColor HS from PRG is the first color- accurate digital soft source designed specifically to meet the strict standards of motion picture and broadcast production. With more than twice the output of a 2K incandescent soft light, TruColor HS delivers an extended CRI over 95, generates a 160-degree beam spread, and uses only 400 watts […]

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ECO Punch Plus Is The Most Powerful Daylight Balanced LED Light:

ECO Punch Plus Is The Most Powerful Daylight Balanced LED Light:

| April 28, 2012

The ECO Punch Plus is the most powerful daylight-balanced LED light on the market today, all while using 5 amps of power. This fixture throws an unbelievable but true output of 4,044 foot candles @ 10 ft with an even spread and no drop off. AadynTech has developed this color-corrected, single-source LED light that exclusively […]

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Vortex Media How to Set up & Shoot Awesome Interviews with LED Lights:

Vortex Media How to Set up & Shoot Awesome Interviews with LED Lights:

| April 5, 2012

Vortex Media has announced the release of a new interview lighting instructional DVD entitled: “How to Set up and Shoot Awesome Interviews with LED Lights.” Presented by well-known instructor and Director of Photography, Doug Jensen, this 90-minute training video teaches both the fundamentals and advanced techniques of shooting excellent news-magazine style interviews — with an […]

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Litepanels Expands LED Fresnel line & On-camera Lights at NAB:

Litepanels Expands LED Fresnel line & On-camera Lights at NAB:

| March 17, 2012

Emmy winning Litepanels will debut a variety of new LED lighting products at the NAB Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas on April 16-19, 2012. The professional lighting pioneer is making big news with LED Fresnel fixtures by introducing a new member of its daylight balance Sola Series of Fresnels, along with the entirely new […]

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Brightcast RP16 Butterfly LED Panels:

Brightcast RP16 Butterfly LED Panels:

| February 3, 2012

Brightcast introduces the RP16 Butterfly LED Panels. The RP16 Butterfly panels are adjustable in any direction thanks to the multi-axis dampening system, easy folding to a 16” size and stored with your batteries, filters and other accessories. The butterfly works with your camcorder, V-mount or Gold-mount batteries. A Bi-colour Butterfly LED configuration is also available. […]

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3 LEDs Tested to Answer Just How Much Light Do They Give Out:

3 LEDs Tested to Answer Just How Much Light Do They Give Out:

| January 26, 2012

The crew at PROtog ask and answer just how much light do those on board camera LED lights give out. Three styles of LEDs are shown and tested to see just what practicality and functionality the lights actually provide on a shooting set. One 144 and two styles of the 312 LEDs are examined and […]

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Litepanels Croma the 1X1 Light That Sits On Your Camera:

Litepanels Croma the 1X1 Light That Sits On Your Camera:

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Litepanels Croma is a sleekly designed, camera-mounted LED lighting fixture that provides Litepanels hallmark soft light with the addition of variable color temperature output. It is a versatile solution for run-and-gun news shooters, event videographers, or still photographers who move rapidly from one light environment to the next, without time to change lighting equipment […]

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ARRI L-Series Lights Shown at IBC 2011:

ARRI L-Series Lights Shown at IBC 2011:

| September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

At IBC 2011 ARRI have shown off their L-Series LED lights. The L7-T, L7-D and L7-C LED fixtures incorporate Fresnel characteristics such as continuous focusability from spot to flood and a smooth homogenous light field. L stands for LED and 7 for the 7” Fresnel-like lens shared by all three models. It is in color […]

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IKAN Is Opposing the Litepanels 337 Complaint:

IKAN Is Opposing the Litepanels 337 Complaint:

| September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

News from IKAN is that they are going to fight the Litepanels 337 complaint. Here is the IKAN press release talking about the fight. LITEPANELS FILES 337 COMPAINT WITH THE ITC Litepanels, Ltd. and Litepanels, Inc. on August 3, 2011, filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission in Washington D.C. The complaint, […]

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New Zabolight: Comparing Florescent and LED lights:

New Zabolight: Comparing Florescent and LED lights:

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Zabolights are power efficient LED light panels that draw 10% of the energy as required by any other forms of conventional Lighting systems. The Zabolight product line include camera mounted Led 10 watt and 20 watt models and larger stand mounted 1×1 and 2×1 fixtures. All stand mounted fixtures come with DMX control, Snap on […]

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Litepanels File a 337 Complaint, Could Halt Importing LED Panels into USA:

Litepanels File a 337 Complaint, Could Halt Importing LED Panels into USA:

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Litepanels have filed a 337 complaint with the United States International Trade Commission or USITC. What it means in a nutshell is they are seeking it appears to halt importation of what they see as unfair importing of competitors lights, and light components. A section 337 complaint lodged with the USITC is usually used by […]

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The Video Coat A Wearable TV?

The Video Coat A Wearable TV?

| July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Video Coat is a 60″ LED video display built onto a lab coat. 160×120 pixels, 0.3″ (7.62mm) dot pitch RGB. Powered by a 12V battery. Plays standard NTSC (North American) analog video from an iPod or DVD player. Designed for Burning Man, but suitable for advertising purposes as well. Thanks to nixiebunny1 for the […]

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You Want Lights? iKan Can Help With LED’s:

| January 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

iKan just popped up a few of their LED lights and one bulb config up on Vimeo. So if you are in need of new lights have a gander at this lot from iKan. iKan ID500 ID500 from ikan on Vimeo. This sturdy, high-powered LED can take on your lighting needs and can even become […]

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