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Equipment List - Lighting hire

Rotolight Anova Pro Bi-Colour LED light with lighting effects

The Rotolight ANOVA PRO is a bi-colour LED system, suitable for high speed and capable of accurately reproducing white light from candlelight through to full daylight with an easy operational interface and exceptional colour rendering (CRI:96+) and incorporates the capability of synthesising lighting effects such as lightning flash etc., True Aperture Dimming, Designer Fade and flash sync/remote triggering via 3.4mm minijack.

Fully battery operated (runs with an Anton Bauer Battery afixed or external 12V source.  Now 43% brighter than the Rotolight Anova 2 and featuring enhanced 'Best in Class' colour rendering, the new ANOVA PRO features new LEDs than before with a 50 degree beam angle that eliminates hard shadows and hotspots and delivers a powerful 6545 Lux at 3 feet (Rotolight claim equivalent to 5K tungsten) whilst using 94% less energy than a standard Tungsten bulb with virtually no heat.  VMI's Rotolights feature Anton Bauer goldmount battery clips and battery kit as standard.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Anova Pro (Bi-Colour) battery operated LED light

Kino Celeb-200

The Kino Celeb 200 is a portable LED soft light which works from mains or portable 24V power, programmable colour temperature with no tube changes.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Kino Celeb 200 LED light

Litepanel Astra 1' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED)

High output 1'x1' variable bi-colour LED dimmable litepanel kit.  Near silent and flicker-free operation.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

1x1Lite Panel (' Bi-Col )

Fomex Flexible Double 1' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED)

This is a unique type of LED light technology which uses bi-colour technology, a similar size and shape as the familiar 1x1 litepanel with twice its output at a 60W draw, whilst being used in the supplied X-mount frame.  

However this frame is removable and if used without it, can be used in a pliable, flexible waterproof mat format.  Fully adjustable colour temperature, dimmable, high colour rendering and battery/mains operation.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Flexible Double 1' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED)

Litepanel 1' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED)

The 1x1 shares many of the technical innovations designed by Litepanels to give you an unmatched level of lighting control. An ergonomic control knob on the back enables instant dimming from 100% to 0 with minimal color shift. Absolutely silent & flicker- free and heat-free, the system can be positioned comfortably close to a subject's face, filling it with an unmatched quality of soft, wrap-around light.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

1x1Lite Panel (' Bi-Col )

LED Sumo 100 with chinese lantern & softbox kit

A professional and robust LED fixture which combines high light output with outstanding light quality based is a rugged and durable aluminum construction and is supplied complete with softbox and large chinese lantern kit.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Sumo 100 with chinese lantern & softbox kit

Photon Beard Daylight Double Redhead LED kit

The Photon Beard Daylight Double Redhead LED kit is a modern version of an old favourite in a super-convenient custom rolling flight case which is both mains and battery powered and works in tungsten or daylight colour temperature.  Double battery kit supplied permitting 55 mins run time for both heads.

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Photon Beard PB80 double 'LED Head' kit

Area 48 Superbright Phospor LED Soft Light

The Area 48 lamp is a very bright portable soft light which works with Phospor LED technology and works from mains or portable batteries (optional request).  It has very high light output which is sufficient to warrant bounced light operation and is loosely comparable with a 2K tungsten light output but only draws 150W.  

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Area 48

Fiilex P360 3 x LED Travel Lighting kit

The Fiilex P360 LED ENG lighting kit offers a punchy varable colour, focussable and dimmable ENG light in an extremely compact and portable 3 x light kit complete with stands, softboxes and powerable from mains or battery.  Absolutely silent & flicker and heat-free, this is a perfect light kit for travel.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Fiilex 3 x LED ENG lighting kit

Rotolight NEO 3 x head Bi-Colour LED light with effects

The Rotolight NEO kit is a 3 x lamp bi-colour LED light kit with punchy LEDs which work in daylight or tungsten colour temperature and are light enough for on-camera use.  They also include very versatile electronic lighting functions such as lightning, strobe etc.

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NEO 3 x head Bi-Colour LED light with effects

F and V R300 Ringlight

The R300 Ring Light is a simple daylight ring light which can be used as a beauty light and includes 3 x batteries and a charger, though it can also be powered from the camera using a D-Tap output.

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F&V R300 Ringlight

Dedo Redzilla Focusable IR LED Light 860nm

Professional focusable Infra Red (IR) LED working at 860nm 'dark' light works in the military spectrum and is almost invisible to humans and animals and used for serveillance and wildlife observation and which also runs off supplied batteries.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Dedo Focusable Infra Red Light

Dedo Redzilla Focusable IR LED Light 960nm

Professional focusable Infra Red (IR) LED working at 960nm 'dark' light works in the military spectrum and is totally invisible to humans and animals and used for serveillance and wildlife observation and which also runs off supplied batteries.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Dedo Focusable Infra Red Light

Litepanel LP 5.5" MicroPro Top Light (LED)

Professional camera-top LED light that runs off 6 x AA batteries or D-tap power. This consists of a lattice of 64 x low power dimmable LED lights makes this a soft low power on-camera light.

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Light Panel Pag-light

Litepanel LP 3.3" Micro Top Light (LED)

Professional camera-top LED light that runs off standard AA batteries. This consists of a lattice of 64 x low power dimmable LED lights makes this a soft low power on-camera light with 1.5hrs. run time on 4 AA batteries (HD Alkaline) or 7-8 hours on E2 Lithium batteries.

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Light Panel Pag-light

Lastolite Chroma Key Backdrop Green 7'x6'

 7'x6' pop-up Chroma-key backdrop.

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Lighting Accessories

Lastolite Chroma Key Backdrop Blue 10'x6'

Lastolight 10x6' blue reflector with holders and stands.

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Reflector

Fit Frame 8x8 Trace, Chroma key and Bounce Board

8x8' Inflatable frame with 8 x covers including white bounce, white grid (F2), 3 x silks, soft silver and green chroma key covers.

Requires 2 x C Stand with knuckle and flag arm to work as optional rentable items.

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Photon Beard 1.2KW HMI 'Platinum Blonde' flicker free open face

1.2KW HMI open face lamp complete with lens, stand, ballast and jumper plus 7m (25') cable.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

 

1.2K open face HMI Lamp

1.2KW MSR flicker free

1.2KW MSR complete with lens, stand, ballast and jumper plus 8m (25') cable.

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Lighting

575W MSR flicker free

575K MSR complete with lens, stand, ballast and jumper plus 8m (25') cable.

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Lighting

Dedo PanAura Bi-Colour Octodome 5ft light kit

The latest Octodome 5' light kit features a very large diffusion surface area that produces a flattering wrap-around, soft light. The PanAura is extremely flat, making it ideal for work in confined spaces.  It offers daylight and tungsten light featuring includes two individually switchable, dimmable lamps that can be boosted from 400W to 575W daylight or alternatively with tungsten balanced discharge lamps, this allows a dimming range from 300W to 1150W without significant colour shift with both lamp types.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Dedo PanAura Bi-Colour Octodome 5ft light kit

K5600 Joker Bug 400W HMI light kit

The Joker Bug 400 is comparable to a 1500/2000Wquartz fixture but with a power draw of only 5.5 Amps and includes a 400W HMI fitting with 4 x lenses, Soft Box and Beamer accessory which turns a BUG-LITE into a JOKER-BUG, a directional PAR unit offering various beam patterns through quick lens changes.

Superbly flexible optical configuration achieves Spot to Flood ratios of 80 to 1 with beam angles from as narrow as 5 degrees to as wide as 55 degrees.

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Joker Bug 400W HMI light kit with Soft Box and Beamer

ARRI 200W HMI Pocket Par

200W HMI with a selection of lenses and scrims.  Mains operation only

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

ARRI 2000w Blonde (Open Face)

1x ARRI 2000W head (Blonde).

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Tungsten Mains

Arri Double 800W light kit (Open Face)

2 x 800W open face light kit complete with stands, 16amp cables and 13 to 16amp jumpers.

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Tungsten Mains

Arri Double 650W Junior Light Kit (Fresnel)

2 x 650W ARRI Junior Fresnel lights each supplied complete with stands 16amp cables and 13 to 16amp jumpers.

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Arri Double 300W Mizar kit (Fresnel)

2 x 300W ARRI Mizar lights each supplied with Fresnel lens complete with stands, 16amp cables and 13 to 16amp jumpers.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Dedolight 150W Classic Series Kit (4 Light Fresnel)

Portable 4x Tungsten Light Kit with each light featuring an in-line dimmer, stand and accessories.

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100w Classic Series Kit

Dedolight 150w Classic Series Kit (3 light Fresnel)

Light Kit of 3x 150W focusable lights with a central mains dimmer.

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Tungsten Mains

Kino Flo Tegra 4ft 4 Bank Softlight

Kino Flo Tegra 4x4' florescent kit with built-in ballast unit, complete with C Stand.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

  

Kino Tegra Softlight

Kino Flo 4ft 4 Bank Softlight

Kino Flo 4x4 bank kit complete with C Stand.

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44 Kinoflo

Kino Flo Diva Lite 400

Diva 4 x 2 ft interview soft light which has an equivalent light output of a 4x4 Kino Flo albeit in a smaller fixture or 400W HMI.

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Softlight Diva 400

Kino Flo Mini Flo 15" Portable Softlight kit

2 x 15" Soft light kit which is supplied with daylight and tungsten bulbs and can work off 240V or 12V with the supplied adapters.

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Kino Mini Flo 2x 15" Softlights

Kino Flo Micro Flo Kit 9" Portable Light Kit

2 x 9" Soft light kit which is supplied with daylight and tungsten bulbs and can work off 240V or 12V with the supplied adapters.

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Kino Micro Flo Light Kit 2x 9"

4x4 Trace Frame

4x4' Trace Frame.  This is supplied either as an empty frame or can be ordered with F2 trace cut, or fitted (optional).  Available with optional knuckle and flag arm.

3m of F2 frost supplied as cut basis  £10

 

Installation of Trace into Trace Frame  £10

Goal Post Kit for Drape/Colorama Backdrop

Goalpost kit for 10' Drape or paper Colorama backdrop

Fit Frame 4x4 Trace and Bounce Board

4x4' Inflatable frame with white bounce cover and silk covers.  C Stand complete with knuckle and flag arm can ordered as a rentable item.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

 

4x4 Flag Floppy

4' x 4' Floppy Flag 

Flag Kit

Lastolite Holder

Lastolite Holder

Light Stand and Tilt Top

Light Stand and Tilt Top to floor mount monitors and associated peripherals.

Lighting Gel, per cut basis

Lighting Gel on a cut basis only per m (3ft length).

Full uncut reels available on request.

Flag Kit

Poly Board Holder

Polyboard holder.  C Stand complete with knuckle and flag arm can ordered as a rentable item.

Polyboard holder

Flag Kit (4 x flags)

Flag Kit containing 4 flags.

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Flag Kit

Movie Master 2.5K In-line Dimmer

2.5K in-line dimmer.

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Movie Master 2.5K Inline DImmer

Litepanel 1' x 1' Chimera

Softbox for 1' x 1' litepanel.

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Softbox for 1' x 1' litepanel

Lastolite 38" Circular Reflector Silver/white

Lastolite 38" circular reflector (silver/white) with holder and stand.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

38" Circular Reflector Silver/white

Lastolite 38" Circular Reflector Gold/White

Lastolite 38" circular reflector (gold/white) with holder and stand.

38" Circular Reflector Gold/white

Lastolite 38" Circular Reflector Silver/white

Lastolite 38" circular reflector (silver/white) with holder and stand.

38" Circular Reflector Silver/white

Lastolite 38" Circular Reflector 5 in 1

Lastolite 38" circular reflector 'bottletop' kit with 5 in 1 kit with silver/white/gold and 2 stop diffusion.

Supplied with holder and stand.

5 in 1 kit with silver/white/gold and 2 stop diffusion

Chimera Light Box Cover

Chimera light-box cover with appropriate speedring.

Versions available for 800W ARRI Heads (Redheads), 650W ARRI Junior, 575 MSR HMI, 300W Mizar & 200W MSR HMI.

Read VMI's lighting article, A short walk through the minefield of location lighting for Film & TV

Lighting Accessories

Manfrotto Pole cat 150cm - 270cm

Extendable Pole Cat (auto pole) for mounting floor to ceiling and for use with mounting clamps for magic arms, flags, lighting and cameras.

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Autopole Polecat

California Pro Sunbounce Kit 4' x 6'

The standard all-purpose reflector: full body or small group shots for fashion, advertising, film and TV. The reflector can also throw a considerable amount of light over long distances.

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lastolight

Polyboard

4x4' Polyboards (Black/White). Sold as a consumable item.

Polyboard holder, C Stand complete with knuckle and flag arm can ordered as a rentable item.

6 x C Stand kit with trolley

6 x C-Stand kit with knuckle and flag arm on custom trolley.

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C Stand

C-Stand, knuckle and flag arm.

Lastolite Lastolite Chromakey 9' x 6' Collapsible Green Screen

Lastolite Chromakey 9' x 6' (2.7mx 1.8m) Collapsible Green Screen.

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9' x 6' Collapsible Green Screen

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