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Equipment List - Softlights/Beauty Lights

Astera 8 x Titan Tube Kit

The Titan Tube is a specially designed programmable, multi-colour tube light, designed for the Film and TV industry. Optimised for an ultra-high TLCI, a very high CRI and peak brightness, colours as well as Hue, Saturation and Intensity can be set directly on the tube. In addition, the Titan Tube now accepts wired DMX via a special power/data combination cable.

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LED Titan Tube Kit

Kino Flo Tegra 4ft 4 Bank Softlight

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

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Kino Tegra Softlight

Litepanel Gemini 2'x1' Soft Panel LED with Gel Simulation and DMX control

The Litepanels Gemini is a 2'x1' LED soft light with programmable colour temperature, gel simulation and incorporates lots of fantastic effects including lightning simulation, police car light simulation etc

It outputs 4,800lux at 5ft (5000K), which is 90% of a Skypanel S60 output and similar specification in a much lighter lighting fixture.

Full spectrum daylight and tungsten plus colour hue and saturation control means that it can also simulate over 100 well known lighting gels using its own setup controls and incorporates lots of fantastic effects including lightning simulation, police car light simulation etc.  Local or remote control via DMX, wireless DMX or bluetooth control. A very bright fixture with a maximum 325W power draw.

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Kino Celeb 250 2'x1' LED with Gel Simulation and DMX control

The Kino Celeb 250 is a portable LED soft light which works from mains or portable 24V power, programmable colour temperature with no tube changes.  It can also simulate over 100 well known lighting gels using its own setup controls.

At 5ft (5000k), the Kino Celeb 250 outputs 1,800 Lux compared with only 1,400 lux from the equivalent Diva 2'x1', however unlike the Diva, it can be powered by batteries as well as mains and has a fully adjustable colour temperature, so time is saved in setting up.

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Kino Celeb 250 LED DMX light

Aputure Light Storm LS300D with fresnel & softbox kit

A professional and robust LED fixture (5500K daylight only) which combines high light output with outstanding light quality based is a rugged and durable construction and is supplied complete with Light Storm LS300D with fresnel & softbox kit.   It consumes up to 300W of power while outputting 4451 fc of light with a standard reflector at a distance of 1.6′ and is powerable from mains or twin 12V V-Lock batteries.

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Aputure LED mattery/mains powered kit with fresnel & softbox kit

Fomex Flexible 2' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED) FL-1200

This is a unique type of LED light technology which uses bi-colour technology, a similar size and shape as the familiar 2x1 litepanel with a high light output, whilst being used in the supplied X-mount frame.  Very light makes it ideally suited for travel productions.

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.

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Flexible 2' x 1' Bi-Col Light Panel (LED) FL1200

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

Litemat Litemat S2 PLUS 4 LED Panel 21" x 40" (53cm x 101cm)

Building on the success of the original LiteMat, with its thin and ultra lightweight housing, soft colour-correct Hybrid (bi-colour) output, and convenient mounting options, the LiteMat+ Plus 4 takes lighting to the next level. The new S2 LiteMat is nearly 40% brighter than the original LiteMat, has better colour quality, and a widely extended Kelvin range all without an increase in power draw.

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Litemat S2 PLUS 4 LMK-4PLUS-HY-KI Complete Kit Hybrid 24v With V Lock Mount.

Litemat Litemat S2 PLUS 2L LED Panel 11.5" x 40" (29cm x 101cm)

Building on the success of the original LiteMat, with its thin and ultra lightweight housing, soft colour-correct Hybrid (bi-colour) output, and convenient mounting options, the S2 LiteMat takes lighting to the next level. The new S2 LiteMat is nearly 40% brighter than the original LiteMat, has better colour quality, and a widely extended Kelvin range all without an increase in power draw.

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Litemat PLUS 2L LMK-4PLUS-HY-KI Complete Kit Hybrid 24v With V Lock Mount.

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

Litepanel Astra 6X 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.

The Astra 6X has 6x the light output of the traditional 1x1 litepanel fixtures.

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1x1Litepanel (' Bi-Col )

Litepanel Astra 4X 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.

The Astra 4X has 4x the light output of the traditional 1x1 litepanel fixtures.

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1x1Lite Panel (' Bi-Col )

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.

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Dedo PanAura Bi-Colour Octodome 5ft light kit

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.

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1x1 Lite 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.

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

Rotolight Anova Pro Bi-Colour LED light with lighting effects

The Rotolight ANOVA PRO is a bi-colour LED light system, suitable for high speed which is also capabile of synthesising lighting effects such as lightning flash,  true aperture dimming, designer fade and flash sync/remote triggering via 3.4mm minijack, it can be battery or mains operated.  Now 43% brighter than previous Rotolight Anova 2 

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Anova Pro (Bi-Colour) battery operated LED light

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

LED Sumo 100 with chinese lantern & softbox kit

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

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Sumo 100 with chinese lantern & softbox kit

Rotolight AEOS Bi-Colour LED light with lighting effects

The Rotolight AEOS is a powerful, bi-colour LED light system, which is very similar to the Anova Pro but smaller and more portable in a very thin body with useful aluminium handles for portable operation.  Like the Anova Pro, it is suitable for high speed also capabile of synthesising lighting effects such as lightning flash,  true aperture dimming, designer fade and flash sync/remote triggering via 3.4mm minijack, it can be battery or mains operated.  

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Rotolight AEOS (Bi-Colour) battery operated LED light

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