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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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ARRI L5 LED Fresnel at NAB 2014:

ARRI L5 LED Fresnel at NAB 2014:

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARRI have announced the newest member of the L-Series, the compact and lightweight L5. The L-Series started with the L7, an LED Fresnel with the same light qualities as a traditional tungsten Fresnel but with the added features of full CCT tuneability and color selection. The L5 now extends this successful line of products in […]

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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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Photon Beard Platinum Blonde Light NAB Ready To Ship:

Photon Beard Platinum Blonde Light NAB Ready To Ship:

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s been a tease that went for what two years? Well the Photon Beard Platinum Blonde light is nearing the end of the prototype phase and the good folks plan to have units ready for shipping around NAB 2014. A 1200W HMI linear lamp in an open face format is supplied complete with an electronic […]

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The Free ARRI Photometric App:

The Free ARRI Photometric App:

| November 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

The free ARRI Photometric App provides lighting designers with a powerful interactive tool to show full details of the light output of ARRI lighting products. Simply select the desired lamphead, lens, lamp and focus position and the Calculator computes all relevant photometric data within seconds. It shows you maximum illuminance levels, half peak angles, beam […]

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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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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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Litepanels Sola ENG Light Hacked:

Litepanels Sola ENG Light Hacked:

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Litepanels Sola ENG LED Fresnel light has been hacked and can be controlled by a wireless remote control. The daylight balanced Sola ENG light from Litepanels can be remotely set to spot or flood mode and anywhere in between thanks to the ingenuity of the French team at Visuel Mouvement. Now funny thing is […]

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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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Hexolux Lighting Prices Announced and Introducing The Xum7 Indie:

Hexolux Lighting Prices Announced and Introducing The Xum7 Indie:

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hexolux have released the prices for some of their highly anticipated lights and introduced the Xum7 Indie light too. The price for the Xum7 (120Watt) is only $1785! And: Introducing the Xum7 Indie! – Its an 80 Watt version of the same Xum7, but for only $1485! It looks like the revolution will be televised, […]

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The Modular Hexolux LuXum To Be Unveiled at NAB 2013:

The Modular Hexolux LuXum To Be Unveiled at NAB 2013:

| March 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hexolux will unveil the LuXum, a revolutionary LED Fresnel at NAB 2013. The LuXum design is based on hexagons to function as a modular system packing more light into a seamless configuration. It can be connected together in teams so you can transform a small source into a large, bright source. This gives you a […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Cineroid on Camera L10C LED Light Review:

Cineroid on Camera L10C LED Light Review:

| January 25, 2012

As far as quick camera gear reviews go this is the way to do it. The crew at EVS nail this Cineroid L10C LED on camera light review. The compact on board light from the famous EVF makers Cineroid has two unique panels that allow for outdoor and indoor temperatures to be selected. On top […]

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$93 ALZO 792 Colour Temperature Adjusting LED Camera Light:

$93 ALZO 792 Colour Temperature Adjusting LED Camera Light:

| December 3, 2011

The ALZO 792 Color Temperature Adjusting LED Video Camera Light consists of 144 LEDs that can be adjusted from 3000K to 6000K color temperature, making it an ideal on-camera light for weddings and interviews, and any venue where ambient lighting is generated by different color temperature light bulbs (which is usually the case). $93.10 without […]

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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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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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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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