LS C300d maintains its incredibly high output and color fidelity without any compromise to weight. Though its output is comparable to that of a 2000W tungsten lamp, the LS C300d weighs less than a quarter of that. Easily held with one hand, the LS C300d weighs just 2.1kg (4.6 lbs) while a 2000W tungsten lamp weighs over 9kg (nearly 20 lbs). The LS C300d also simplifies the once-complicated and heavy process of using light shaping accessories, making it possible to modify your light using just one hand.
Note that this is fan-cooled, and though the fans are described as ‘smart’, which vary the speed depending on temperature and are quiet, they are not silent.
The LS C300d is built to give you maximum control over your light. The light’s easy-to-use and intuitive control box allows you to change things like brightness, remote channels and fan speeds. With a control box that is separated from the light’s power ballast, top weight is greatly reduced, allowing for maximum portability.
Using 2.4G FSK technology, the LS C300d can be adjusted in brightness wirelessly using a remote up to 150m away.
The LS C300d can be powered either via mains, or alternatively on battery requiring 2 x V-Lock batteries, or cineblock batteries. As the system draws upto 300W of power, it is recommended that you use 2 x 150WH batteries for adequate performance.
It will run on full power with dual 150WH Mini Hawkwoods batteries for at least 40 mins.
The Aputure Fresnel is a light-shaping tool offering versatility and intensity. Featuring an adjustable lens for flooding and spotting light output from 12°-42° beam angle, this lens magnifies the light intensity on the wide side at 14000lux all the way up to a blinding 100000lux at 0.5M and is included without charge in the package.
Barn doos are also supplied to help as a light shaping tool and also fits with the fresnel lens.
The Light Dome II is an optional extra that can be provided as part of the kit and features even higher quality diffusion fabric, a rapid build and breakdown system, an included honeycomb eggcrate, and several more new additions.
Advanced Diffusion Materials
The Light Dome II comes with two layers of ultra-soft diffusion: Magic Cloth and Silk Cloth. Combined, these materials turn your hard COB light into a beautiful soft light that provides a very even wrap around your subject, making the Light Dome II the perfect diffuser for portraits, interviews, documentaries, music videos, and narratives.
Please note that the LS300/LS300 II light fixtures draw so much power, that there is only one type of battery suitable for it. This is the Hawkwoods VL-90HP
In run time tests, the following durations were achieved for an Aputure LS 300 panel with the light set to 100% output.
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