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Aputure M9 small light
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  • I ordered 3 of these and they showed up today - really nice/small/portable and they're surprisingly bright at full strength. They come in cute little pouches with clips too. I think they might work as the beginning of a really small portable lighting kit for my A7s and/or A7rII, potentially combined with Lumecubes (I have a small handful of them on the way too).

    The M9's feel light enough that they could easily be attached to things with moderately-strong tape if one didn't want to bring with a bunch of light stands to go with them (though the next step is figuring out what can be done for really tiny light stands - a few small gorillapods might be a place to start)

  • anybody know where this is ready to ship in Europe? aputure's eu store has it but they charge an absurd amount to ship. I am in Sweden.

  • Check out my review of this light. The Aputure Amaran AL-M9

  • The audio goes completely out of sync at 6:53 or so and it makes the rest of the video pretty much unwatchable.

  • Our video

    Later we'll have separate post and may be video about lab measurements.

  • @Vitaliy_Kiselev

    Thanks for good video.

  • Out SMPTE interview

  • PV Lab measurements, CV600 spectrometer, Russian lab processing

    We cover spectrum, color temperature, and all modern color quality standards, including latest 2016 and 2017 years ones.

    Never select light based on just CRI number.

    Focus on TM30 and CIE 244 and look for color distortion and Rf values.

    AL-M9 is very good little light with good light quality.

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    TM30 details

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    All TM30 color samples Rf values

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    CIE 244 2017

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  • PV Lab measurements, Lusin spectrometer, Russian lab processing

    Different batch light, different place, different spectrometer.

    Only basic items to see difference.

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    TM30 color quality

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