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www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 7 - Issue 11 | November 2017

InStudio

Latest Lighting Kit
Contributing Editor David Kirk looks at the latest innovations
in broadcast lighting technology...

T

he transition from filament-bulbs
and fluorescent tubes to LEDbased television production lights is
almost total if one may safely judge
from the lighting products emerging
at major shows such as NAB, Broadcast
Asia and IBC.
Energy efficiency, inherently low
levels of UV light, fan-less operation
and reduced need for studio airconditioning all combine to make
LEDs the logical choice for most
modern studio and mobile television
production purposes. The following is
a summary of recent introductions in
this category.

Akurat DL3120
bi-colour wide-angle LED

Akurat's DL3120 is a bi-colour
wide-angle LED panel for studios
and reporters. It has a 30 × 30cm
aluminium illuminator equipped with
two sets of surface-mounted LEDs.
Features include a microprocessorbased controller allowing brightness
and colour temperature adjustment,
three memory banks for user settings,
battery state readout and low-battery
state indication. The studio kit includes

a panel complete with a mains power
supply and, optionally, a
DMX512 decoder.
Arri describes its new
S360-C LED soft light as the largest
and brightest SkyPanel to date.
Features include colour control,
lighting effects, wireless DMX
and a carbon fibre yoke.
AC
Lighting's
Chroma-Q
Inspire XT can deliver 9,500 lumens
of flicker-free light and is twice as
bright as the Inspire. It has a claimed
50,000 hour life expectancy. RGBW
colour mixing provides a CRI of up to
90. DMX-512 control allows individual
fixture adjustment. Accessories for
mounting and beam control are
available.
Cineo and NBCU have co-operated
to produce three NBCUniversal
LightBlade configurations: the LB50
stand-alone linear source, the LB1K
integrated 1.2 x 1.2 metre foot soft
source, and the LightBlade Ladder
Light backdrop light. LightBlades
generate variable white light from
2700K to 6500K.
Dedolight's DLH4x150S is a tungsten
soft light head for feature films or
television production. It contains four
150 watt lamps with reflectors in one
unit and is claimed to provide light
output comparable with a soft box
mounted to the front of a 2K Fresnel.
It can be used with small, medium or
large soft boxes. The light level at a
given distance remains unchanged

Dedolight DLH4x150S

Kino Flo's new FreeStyle 31 & 21
LEDs include three menu options,
one white and two colour menus. The
white menu gives the user access to
dimming, Kelvin and green/magenta
control channels. The Kelvin range
is from 2700K tungsten to 6500K
daylight. In the colour menu, the
Kelvin range is from 2500K tungsten
to 9900K daylight, and Kino Flo has
set up a fourth channel called Gel. The
Gel channel includes Kino Flo presets
such as blue and green screen, sodium
vapour, mercury vapour and over 100
lighting gels. A fifth channel is called
Hue Angle and a sixth designated
Saturation.

even though the size of the diffuser
surface changes drastically. The
illumination of the diffuser is claimed
to be perfectly even whether one
lamp or all lamps are in operation.
Depending on the power option
used, the four lamps can be dimmed
individually allowing variation of warm
tone effects. The head requires a
DT4x150 and DT24-3 or DT12-4 power
supply.
Fiilex' has introduced C360 and
C365 compact 90 watt LED fixtures.
The C360 is designed specifically
for use with standard pipe-clamps
and has an integrated power supply.
Magnetic
attachments
including
diffusers, fresnels, honeycombs and
gel holders are available. The C365
features the 127mm Zoom Fresnel
attachment which narrows the beam
and increases intensity by 800%
at full focus. Both fixtures are RJ45
DMX512 compatible, allowing users
to operate them remotely via a Fiilex
DMX controller or any standard DMX
board. Other features include wide
gamut colour tuning, full dimming, and
hue adjustment.

Ledgo panel

Ledgo's
T1440MC
and
large
T2880MC wide panels offer manual,
DMX and Wi-Fi dimming, as well as onboard bi-colour control.
Also available is the E116C thin bicolour LED on camera pad light

Arri S360-C LED soft light

Frezzi's ProLight is based on the
Frezzi Mini-Fill and adds a quick
release feature. The low-profile base
stays wired to the camera body. An
aluminium articulating arm allows
positioning at any desired height or
forward location to avoid lens hood
shadow. A built in USB port can charge
any USB powered device from the
camera battery. Wireless or other
broadcast devices can be connected
to the same Power Tap port as the
ProLight.

Ledgo E116C bi-colour LED


http://www.inbroadcast.com http://www.dedolight.com/dedolight/default.php?la=&pg=00000400260101&id=DLH4x150S&section=0 http://www.akurat.lighting/en/products/soft-panels/dl3120-a-wide-angle-led-panel http://www.ledgo.co.uk/products/LG-E116C https://www.arri.com/skypanel360/

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