Lighting gear http://personal-view.com/talks/categories/lighting-gear/feed.rss Wed, 12 Dec 18 11:20:51 -0700 Lighting gear en-CA Aputure AL-M9 LED On Camera Small Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15375/aputure-al-m9-led-on-camera-small-light Sun, 17 Jul 2016 01:54:23 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15375@/talks/discussions

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Any option to the rotolight Neo2? Any other flash work in HSS? http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20997/any-option-to-the-rotolight-neo2-any-other-flash-work-in-hss Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:20:53 -0700 Manu4Vendetta 20997@/talks/discussions I have seen many tests of photos and videos made with this light and I like the result, Its awesome. Works as a continuous light for video/cine and as a flash.

The only thing negative is the price, isnt cheap, but its price is not bad either, the other problem is that the transmitter costs almost 80% than the Neo2 costs: Neo2 U$325-400, transmitter HSS U$250, total U$ 550-625 too much.

I'm not sure if any other transmitter will allow synchronization in flash mode for high speed, at that point one could save money because the price of the transmitter is very very very excessive.

The othe question is if there a similar light with good CRI, portable what dont need electrical connection and at the same time be a flash and continuous light. The only thing I know so efficient but only as a high power flash and portability is the Godox AD200.

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FalconEyes Bi-Color LED Panel RX-12TD / RX-18TD http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17620/falconeyes-bi-color-led-panel-rx-12td-rx-18td Sun, 27 Aug 2017 16:12:30 -0600 peaceonearth 17620@/talks/discussions I purchased one each.

Pro: lightweight, very flexible, good price, bi-color

Cons: 5600K is 5100K only and a tad greenish. Needs a big battery when mobile powered >160W. Even the small 50W RX-12TD, doesn't power at all with less. It seems the controller draws a lot of power. Doesn't hit airline regulations with the big batteries.

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Making cheap studio LED light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18240/making-cheap-studio-led-light Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:45:37 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 18240@/talks/discussions First you need 5xsockets kit with softbox (or pair) and stand

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Look at ones with individual socket switches on the back ala Neewer. Still sometimes you could fit only 4 bulbs, In this case you could need E26 to E26 (in EU it is E27) socket extender.

https://www.amazon.com/Neewer-2000W-Photography-Softbox-Lighting/dp/B072V5BHX2/

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After this you need to get packs of LED bulbs

Lower CRI ones

High 90+ CRI Ones

So totally it'.. be $100 for 80W of CRI 95 light, not bad.

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Polaroid RGB LED Light with Smartphone Control http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20959/polaroid-rgb-led-light-with-smartphone-control Thu, 22 Nov 2018 22:54:34 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20959@/talks/discussions image

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Specs

  • LEDs: 144 3200K LEDs, 144 5600K LEDs, 32 RGB LEDs
  • Color temperature: 3200K-5600K
  • Average lifespan: 50,000 hours
  • Lumens: 2304 lm
  • CRI: 95+
  • Output power: 20W
  • Dimensions: 9.96” x 3.4” x 2.36” (25.3 x 8.7 x 6cm)
  • Weight: 13.6 oz. (387g) without battery
  • $99 MSRP

The new Polaroid RGB LED camera and camcorder light offers photographers and videographers a professional, portable LED light system with powerful output for 99.00 USD. With a wide array of settings to create different moods, atmospheres, color backgrounds and special lighting effects, the easy-to-use light allows photographers to control and fine-tune the light source focus to capture the perfect shot every time. The free companion app allows users to fully control all aspects of the light, including color, brightness and saturation, for a fast and efficient workflow.

Experiment with Numerous Lighting Options

Equipped with 320 professional-grade LED lamps, the Polaroid RGB LED camera and camcorder light provides 99 levels of cool white, warm white and RGB light to create the right ambience for your photo or video shoot. For further customization, you can adjust hue and saturation, brightness level and the exact color temperature you want to achieve in the 3200K-5600K range. With so many lighting options from just one device, the Polaroid RGB LED camera and camcorder light makes experimenting like a pro easy.

Maximum Control Gives Way to Endless Lighting Combinations

Created with a flexible and versatile design, the Polaroid RGB LED camera and camcorder light can be used unmounted, mounted to your camera or tripod, or stacked with additional lights. With endless lighting adjustments, controlling the appropriate levels is effortless with the option to select your preferences manually or from your smart device via Bluetooth with the free downloadable app. With the Polaroid RGB LED camera and camcorder light, you can change the whole look of your shoot directly from your phone!

What’s Included:

  • Polaroid RGB LED camera and camcorder light
  • Battery
  • Battery charger/adapter
  • Swivel head mounting adapter
  • Diffusing filter
  • Carrying case
  • Downloadable app
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Lume Cube AIR Little Led Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20896/lume-cube-air-little-led-light Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:09:32 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20896@/talks/discussions

Unique features, slimmed-down size and extra accessories provide an all-in-one lighting solution for every content-creation challenge

Known as the world’s most versatile light for content creators, Lume Cube announced today the launch of the all-new Lume Cube AIR. Derived from the original Lume Cube, the Lume Cube AIR is the smallest, lightest, and most portable lighting device designed to help content creators capture better photo & video. With newly designed features, improved LED output, and multiple accessories included in every box, the latest solution is an affordable, all-in-one light that allows anyone hitting the “record” button to produce professional quality content on any device, from a smartphone to a professional DSLR camera. It is available now from Lumecube.com and select retailers worldwide for $69.95.

“As an innovative brand in the imaging market, we are committed to delivering valuable tools to help the growing community of content creators around the world capture stunning photos and videos,” said Riley Stricklin, co-founder at Lume Cube. “When developing the Lume Cube AIR, we made listening to our customers a priority. We wanted to ensure we fully understood their needs so that we could craft a portable lighting solution that best enables them to create quality, on-the-go content, all while at an economical cost. Based on this feedback, Lume Cube AIR has been designed as small and as sleek as possible, has a built-in magnet for more versatile mounting options, and includes multiple accessories inside the box to ensure our customers have everything needed to capture professional quality content in any environment.”

From the digital influencer and YouTube star, to the at-home vlogger and casual photographer, the Lume Cube AIR offers the perfect combination of size, power, durability, and light quality needed to illuminate any scene, whether on or off camera. For the first time, users will receive two diffusers (white and orange) inside the box that provide both diffusion and color correction capability, which is essential for any broadcast or live streaming application.

The Lume Cube AIR features:

Unmatched Light Quality & Custom Lens – Packed with the best LED specs for its size, the Lume Cube AIR lighting has a CRI rating of +/- 90, a 5700K daylight balanced color temperature, 400 LUX at 1M power, and a 60-degree beam angle.

Compact, Waterproof & Durable Design – Weighing in at just 2oz with overall dimensions of 1.625” x 1.625” x 1.125”, the Lume Cube AIR is the smallest and most portable light of its kind, allowing content creators to uncover new creative opportunities whether in the rain or submerged under water up to 30 feet.

Bluetooth & App Control – From the Lume-X iOS or Android app, users can connect to multiple Lume Cube AIRs and control brightness, light mode, strobe speeds, battery levels, and more. The Bluetooth functionality allows for a seamless connection and fast adjustment of any lighting set-up, creating a truly smart mobile studio.

Built-In Magnet – In addition to a tripod mountable thread, a built-in magnet provides complete mounting versatility and allows for numerous lifestyle applications outside of content creation. The Lume Cube AIR can be mounted to a bike, attached to a car for maintenance, put in manual Strobe Mode for emergencies, and much more.

In-Box Accessories – Out of the box, the AIR is equipped with the accessories needed to tackle any content-creation challenge. The white diffusion, orange (warming) diffusion, lanyard and charging cable provides an all-in-one solution for anybody looking to enhance the level of their content creation.

For more information on Lume Cube and the all-new Lume Cube AIR, visit https://www.lumecube.com

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Cheap Powerful Godox SL60W LED Fresnel below $199 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17664/cheap-powerful-godox-sl60w-led-fresnel-below-199 Sun, 03 Sep 2017 09:03:05 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17664@/talks/discussions Godox 60W CRI 95 light

Light quality is around CAME fresnels, means good.

AC only operation.

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Nanguang Fresnel attachment (10-40 degrees)

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PhotoPlus 2018: Fotodiox Factor RGBW Panel Led Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20789/photoplus-2018-fotodiox-factor-rgbw-panel-led-light Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:22:55 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20789@/talks/discussions

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NAB NY 2018: Ikan Hue Scape RGBW LED Panel Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20718/nab-ny-2018-ikan-hue-scape-rgbw-led-panel-light- Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:05:01 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20718@/talks/discussions

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Aputure COB 120t II and 120d II Lights http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19443/aputure-cob-120t-ii-and-120d-ii-lights Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:23:25 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19443@/talks/discussions This is 2018 upgrade to original 120d / 120t

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Tolifo R Series round led lights, including R-S36B http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20614/tolifo-r-series-round-led-lights-including-r-s36b Thu, 04 Oct 2018 21:37:51 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20614@/talks/discussions

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Tolifo GK-600B Bi-Color Led Panel Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20613/tolifo-gk-600b-bi-color-led-panel-light Thu, 04 Oct 2018 21:37:16 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20613@/talks/discussions

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Carpetlight Flexible Bi-Color Led Lights http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20589/carpetlight-flexible-bi-color-led-lights- Tue, 02 Oct 2018 08:30:53 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20589@/talks/discussions

Real high end stuff.

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Aputure Amaran MW http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20601/aputure-amaran-mw Wed, 03 Oct 2018 13:51:49 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20601@/talks/discussions

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FalconEyes DeSal DS712 RGB Soft LED Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20548/falconeyes-desal-ds712-rgb-soft-led-light- Fri, 28 Sep 2018 04:24:45 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20548@/talks/discussions

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FalconEyes Flex Wall Led Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20532/falconeyes-flex-wall-led-light Thu, 27 Sep 2018 02:21:45 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20532@/talks/discussions

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Generalink Led Fresnel http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20506/generalink-led-fresnel Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:39:31 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20506@/talks/discussions image

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Seems like copy of CAME-TV Boltzen, may be same factory makes them

Do not see it present yet on the site.

Company site - http://www.generalink.net/ProductList.aspx?type=132

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Sokani X21 small on camera light - much better alternative to Aputure M9 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19962/sokani-x21-small-on-camera-light-much-better-alternative-to-aputure-m9 Mon, 25 Jun 2018 12:35:22 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19962@/talks/discussions image

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BIRTV 2018: Astora SF-120 Led Panel Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20413/birtv-2018-astora-sf-120-led-panel-light Wed, 12 Sep 2018 04:17:20 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20413@/talks/discussions

Check more specs and such at product page - https://www.astoralight.com/soft-panel-light

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Excelvan SHLP-045 Studio Lighting Kit from Gearbest http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20404/excelvan-shlp-045-studio-lighting-kit-from-gearbest Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:26:27 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20404@/talks/discussions image

Package Includes

  • (3) x Excelvan 19.7"x25.5" softbox
  • (3) x Excelvan 4-socket light heads
  • (3) x Excelvan 82" Tall Studio High Light Stand
  • (12) x Excelvan 45W soft white bulb
  • (1) x Excelvan boom arm reflector holder kit
  • (1) x Excelvan 10x6.5ft backdrop stand support system (included 2 background clips)
  • (3) x Excelvan 10x5ft Muslin Backdrop(Green/ White / Black)
  • (1) x Excelvan Convenient Carrying Case
  • Cost - $99+$14 shipping (try different warehouses) at https://www.gearbest.com/photo-studio-accessories/pp_640629.html

Such kit is quite frequently first light kit you buy for small studio.
So it is very important to trey to get kit with not so bad bulbs supplied. Later you will change them to better ones or even leds, but it must be useful from the start.

We'll see how this thing perform here in this topic.

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Aputure Amaran F7 On-Camera LED Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19313/aputure-amaran-f7-on-camera-led-light Fri, 30 Mar 2018 08:15:06 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19313@/talks/discussions image

Specs

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BIRTV 2018: Nanguang LuxPad and RGB Small Lights http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20377/birtv-2018-nanguang-luxpad-and-rgb-small-lights Mon, 03 Sep 2018 08:42:16 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20377@/talks/discussions

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Aputure COB 120t and 120d Lights http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15486/aputure-cob-120t-and-120d-lights Sun, 07 Aug 2016 09:44:29 -0600 MikeLinn 15486@/talks/discussions

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CAME-TV Boltzen B-30 and F-55w small led fresnels http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15727/came-tv-boltzen-b-30-and-f-55w-small-led-fresnels Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:18:30 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15727@/talks/discussions

  • 30W LED emitter
  • Compact
  • Daylight temperature (5600K)
  • 96 CRI for accurate color
  • Stepless dimming control
  • Use Sony NP-F type batteries, up to 1.5 hours. Can use external 12V DC.
  • Metal housing. Fanless design.
  • 2.4GHz wireless control
  • $258 price
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GVB Gear GVBPL12 On Camera LED light ala Aputure M9 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20157/gvb-gear-gvbpl12-on-camera-led-light-ala-aputure-m9 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 22:56:39 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20157@/talks/discussions image

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Cinegear 2018: Boling Allspark Modular Led Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20098/cinegear-2018-boling-allspark-modular-led-light Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:42:08 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20098@/talks/discussions

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Cinegear 2018: Boling BL-50C Led Fresnel Lights http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20089/cinegear-2018-boling-bl-50c-led-fresnel-lights Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:25:43 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20089@/talks/discussions

Kit is available both in US and EU for around $1275

Measurements coming soon.

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GVB Gear take on Aputure M9 - deal for $24,95 today http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20130/gvb-gear-take-on-aputure-m9-deal-for-2495-today Wed, 25 Jul 2018 23:33:15 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20130@/talks/discussions image

  • 5600K Color Temperature
  • 120° Beam Angle
  • CRI 96
  • 2500mAh Battery
  • 2-Hour Run-Time on Full Charge
  • Dimmable
  • Magnetic Attached Diffusion Included
  • CTO Gel Included
  • Cold Shoe Adapter Included
  • Phone Clamp and Soft-Sided Bag Included

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1361842-REG/gvb_gear_gvbmstl9_stl_9_pocket_sized_daylight_on_camera.html

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Cinegear 2018: TRIGYN TG-2200C-RGBW Led Light by Hypermedia http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/20050/cinegear-2018-trigyn-tg-2200c-rgbw-led-light-by-hypermedia Thu, 12 Jul 2018 06:54:52 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 20050@/talks/discussions

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Aputure Amaran MX Bi-Color Led Light http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17949/aputure-amaran-mx-bi-color-led-light Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:14:13 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17949@/talks/discussions image

Specs

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