Buyer's Briefs: Lighting

In this month's Buyer's Guide we focus on a number of lighting fixtures that allow you to set up the shot you want, whether in a studio or on location.
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Illuminating Your Options
In this month's Buyer's Guide we focus on a number of lighting fixtures that allow you to set up the shot you want, whether in a studio or on location.

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Flashpoint CL-1300B

Flashpoint CL-1300B LED PanelLight – BiColor

Adorama’s Flashpoint CL-1300 LED PanelLight packs in power and precision without the heat and maintenance of hot lights, providing 1,296 points of soft, directed illumination. It includes a diffuser and warming color correction panel. Its sibling, the CL-1300B PanelLight, is a bi-color option that delivers beautifully blended 5,600°K daylight to 3,200°K tungsten for precise color balancing and a cool bath of flattering light. Up to four units may be combined in a single array with interlocking ports and series cables.

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Kino Flo
Diva-Lite 415

Kino Flo Lighting Systems’ Diva-Lite 415 Universal, which begins shipping in September, offers universal electronics to operate on 100V AC to 240V AC. The portable softlight features dimming and 4-Lamp/2-Lamp switching. Diva-Lite 415 Universal runs cool and flicker-free, yet is energy efficient (1.4A on 120V AC or 0.8A on 230V AC). The light replaces the Diva-Lite 400 Universal as well as the non-universal fixtures (the Diva-Lite 401 120V AC and 230V AC). The Diva-Lite 415 Universal ships with removable gel frame and 90° honeycomb louver. A 60° honeycomb louver is available as an accessory.

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VHO Pro LiteRibbon LED

Using VHO Pro emitters, Litegear’s VHO Pro LED LiteRibbon provides a full-spectrum white light that renders natural looking colors and skin tones. Able to blend with legacy tungsten and fluorescent units as well as LED fixtures from manufacturers including ARRI, Mole-Richardson and others, these emitters offer high-CRI, full-spectrum, color-correct white light. VHO Pro LiteRibbon is available in 24 variations. There are two densities: Hard 120 and Soft 60; four widths: single, double, triple, and six rows wide; and three colors of full-spectrum white: Tungsten, Daylite, and tunable-white Hybrid.

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Lowel PRO Power LED

The Lowel PRO Power LED is available in dedicated daylight or tungsten color models with high output, wide focus range and beautiful Fresnel light quality. The output of PRO Power LEDs is comparable to a 200W tungsten fixture, with similar focus range and optics. Fully dimmable without color shift, it can be powered by its AC supply or its 24V accessory battery system, which clamps to the stand or hangs from its shoulder strap for handheld use.



InSync Technology at the 2019 NAB Show

At the 2019 NAB Show, InSync will announce availability of the new FrameFormer plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pro for macOS. This addition to the range provides further flexibility and options for deploying FrameFormer.


Black Box at the 2019 NAB Show

At the 2019 NAB Show, Black Box will showcase products across its high-performance Emerald™ unified KVM (keyboard, mouse, video) portfolio and will unveil a new offering that enables even greater flexibility in establishing agile remote desktop connectivity. The Black Box booth, SL12716, will feature demo areas dedicated to Emerald KVM solutions that address the need for convenient and intuitive real-time access to multiple computers from multiple locations, whether across rooms, floors, buildings, sites, or even cities. Black Box offers consultation and design services along with every solution delivered, and the company's representatives at the 2019 NAB Show will highlight complete IP-based and 4K AV visualization and distribution solutions tailored to the unique requirements of modern control rooms, post and media productions, and broadcast playout environments.


Yamaha UC Brings IT-Ready UC Solutions to IT Partners France

Yamaha Unified Communications will demonstrate its broad portfolio of unified communication solutions (UC) in stand E67 at IT Partners France, March 13-14 at Disneyland Paris. Strengthening enterprise UC strategy through simple deployment and management while delivering best-in-class collaboration experiences, the company will feature its portable YVC-200 speakerphone for on-the-go conferencing, along with the CS-700 Video Sound Collaboration System for huddle rooms and the Yamaha YVC-1000 conference phone.