Quad & Hex further expand on the Uno and Shapeshifter technology by combining the two! The quad uses 4 Uno LED engines (RGBW) to create aerial effects. All 4 cells offer the ability to be individually controlled as well as X,Y controls of each cell. The Hex also uses the LED engines from the Uno but has six mounted in a linear fashion. Both units contain and Indigo Backlighter, while the Hex has a zoom range of 3.5 Degrees to 40 Degrees the Hex is 3.5 degrees to 70 degrees. Also on the floor was new software for the Hog lineup that allows integration with Lightware allowing for communications between both product lines, making for simpler setup of AV and lighting integration. https://www.highend.com/
The SolaFrame 750 automated luminaire fromHigh End Systemsoffers many of the effects capabilities of the company’s flagship white light LED products, making it suitable for theaters, houses of worship, nightclubs and other medium-sized venues. Delivering 11,300 lumens, the fixture includes a full framing shutter system, CMY/CTO- linear color mixing, replaceable fixed color wheel systems, rotating gobo wheel plus rotating animation, frost, iris, 6º to 50º zoom, and a three-facet rotating prism. In other fixture news, the SolaFrame Theatre fixture received the 2017 PLSN Gold Star Product Award for Best New Light For Theater. On the console side, High End showcased thenew release of Hog 4 OS v3.7.0 software running on their desks at the show.Hog 4 OS v3.7.0 contains major new features including plot icons, fixture color-coding, plot images, support for additional touchscreens, effects synchronization, MIDI note macros, many smaller enhancements. High End also held their2017 HOG Factor National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming Competition at LDI. Of the three finalists, the Long BeachThree from California State University, Long Beach won the competition with their show. https://www.highend.com
Hive Lighting introduced two new fixtures in their C-Series line which launched last year with the Wasp 100-C. New for 2018 are the Hornet 200-C and the Bee 50-C. These units are variable-white/ full-color mixing utilizing a 5-color array in the Bee and the Wasp and a 7-color array in the Hornet. Specifications indicate up to 98 CRI and 97 TLCI with a CCT range of 1,650-8,000K. All of the units share a common form factor based around a 100mm cylinder shape. The length varies according to model, but the standardized diameter and connection points mean that accessories bought for one model are fully compatible with the others. These accessories include barn doors, a fresnel lens system, a 5” PAR kit, the 9.5” Super Spot Kit, and the Profile Kit which marries an ETC Source Four Mini lens tube to the light. There are also multiple options for softboxes and kits as well as holographic spread lenses and PAR64 glass lenses for beam modification. The 100mm size permits use of existing Profoto accessories and adapters to further expand the capabilities of the fixtures. Units can be run from an AC>DC power supply capable of accepting 100-240V input or from 24-36V batteries. Power consumption for the Bee 50-C, Wasp 100-C, and Hornet 200-C are 40W, 75W, and 150W. There are onboard controls as well as wired and wireless DMX (LumenRadio) plus a Bluetooth connection for control from Hive’s free iPhone app (Android coming “soon”). The onboard controls include several effects settings for effects such are a red<>blue sequence to mimic police car lights. http://hivelighting.com/
Hive showed the new BUMBLE BEE 25-C. At 2.5” long and weighing just 1lb, the BUMBLE BEE 25-C is Hive Lighting's most portable fixture. It has multiple mounting points to allow for easy rigging to cameras, drones, practicals, stages, and sets.
Like all Hive LEDs, the BUMBLE BEE 25-C features Hive’s Perfect S.H.O.T. system and Omni-color LED technology, runs off a battery or universal wall power and is compatible with hundreds of accessories.
Bumble Bee 25-C FEATURES:
- Omni-Color LED
- 25W draw
- 150W incandescent equivalent
- Up to 98 CRI / 97 TLCI
- 360° Hue Control
- 0 - 100% Dimming Control
- 0 – 100% Saturation Control
- 1,650K – 8,000K Color Temperature
- DMX and Smartphone control
- 100 – 240 V input via Universal Wall/Battery
- 12V input via XLR
- 2.5” / 63mm Length
- 4” / 100mm Diameter
- 1 lbs. / 0.5 kg. Weight
The Hive Honey Mirror is a tunable LED light mirror that can reproduce any color in high fidelity. Easily tune color temperature using the manual knob, or use the Hive S.H.O.T App to recreate any saturated or white light environment. Full spectrum, and a wide gamut, the Honey Mirror is perfect for double-checking a look in any situation. Equally useful for completing a morning touch-up at home, or to perfecting FX make-up big-budget shoot.
The tunable color of the Honey Mirror replicates the color and beauty of full spectrum sunlight. Look your best in any light, ahead of time.
Multiple mounting options available including a road case mount option.
LUMENS: 6,000 Lm
WEIGHT: 50 lbs
Ikan was showing their new Oryon 14” and 18” Bi-Color 3200K-5600K Ring Light w/ 15mm Rail Adaptor, Light Stand, and batteries. This new multi-mount ring light is available in 14” and 18” and has just the right amount of illumination to give any subject that sparkle in their eyes. The large diameter opening allows for any size camera to be used with the light. The soft diffused LED’s give the ring light a bright but wrapping light that makes your subjects glow. The control knobs on the back of the allow you to quickly switch from brightness to color with a simple push of the button. The custom 15mm camera mount system allows the professional to adjust the camera to any height. The heavy-duty compact stand folds up tightly and makes it easy to carry. The lights come in Bi-Color (3200K-5600K adjustable) with a 96 CRI and a 97 TLCI. Also with two Sony L batteries and Dual charger included this light give you up to 4 hours of uninterrupted light. http://ikancorp.com/
Ikan’s Lyra RGBW 1x2 soft panel RGB Digital Color lights have high CRI chip LEDs paired with a soft panel, giving you a very soft wrapping light. Its variable color adjustability from 2700K-10000K is great for any light setup. The RGBW also, give the professional a variety of colors to play and create with. The beam angle of the light is a wide 110 degrees, making it possible to light a large area with a single fixture. The best thing about a Lyra soft light is the nice clean shadow you get from the light itself. The HSI color mode allows you to adjust the hue, saturation, and intensity,
The heavy-duty yoke and baby 5/8″ or 1 1/8″ Junior combo pin allow you to attach to any stand or use in any studio configurations. The quick set disk locking system allows professionals to lock the light in place when aiming the fixture.
The Ikan Onyx Digital Color Light is designed for color creation. It has a RGBWA LED panel that has five color modes to satisfy the needs of the professional. The RGBWA Mode allows you to control Red, Green, Blue, LEDs independently. This allows the user to make literally millions of colors. The Amber and White LED’s allow for a more accurate color temperature when reproducing daylight or tungsten lighting. While CCT Mode offers color temperature control from 2800K to 10,000K. The Hue shift of Magenta/Green gives the user better matching control when using this light with other LED fixtures. Saturation control on all the gels. With a CRI/TLCI rating of 95, this light has all the color the camera can see. The Onyx digital color light has 33 different gels to choose from and 8 different built-in special effects.https://ikancorp.com
K5600 introduced a new family of lighting. After looking for a solution that met the K5600 exacting engineering standards, K5600 found a way to manufacture LEDs without compromising on their promise of quality and reliability. At NAB 2019 K5600 introduced the Joker 300 LED and the Alpha 300 LED fixtures.
The Joker 300 is the same familiar form factor and compatible with Joker 400 accessories and is available in four configurations; Parabolic Beamer, Lenses, Soft Box, or Ellipsoid Spot. The lumen output in some configurations is comparable to the Joker 400.
The Alpha 300 is based on the Alpha 800 HMI and delivers crisp highlight/shadow quality comparable to traditional tungsten or HMI Lights. It is adjustable from five to 55 degrees of beam spread, had a 6.9” PlanoConvex stepped lens, giving bright and even light.
Both LED units feature :
- K5600’s unique bi-color matrix LED chip
- High lumen/watt output and 95+ color rendering
- 300-watt max output from 2700 to 6500 K.
- Wired and wireless DMX compatibility, using Lumen Radio protocol
- 9’ K5600 standard head cable.
Ballasts are available for either a single unit or one that can drive up to four heads.
Kino Flo’s FreeStyle 41 LED unleashes your creative side by using a quick-release system to remove the LED panel from the plastic housing. The smaller form factor and lightweight LED panel combined with four corner bumpers add further rigging versatility. The LED panel also includes an additional mating plate so it can still be mounted on a stand. Also on display was the new line of full color LED tube replacements. These will work in conjunction with the new FreeStyle power supply. http://kinoflo.com/
The new FreeStyle 4 LED DMX fixture and controller was the newest offering from Kino Flo at NAB this year. It is an addition to their FreeStyle T44 fixture line. The LED tubes used display Kino Flo’s True Match white light and RGBWW color management system.
As the name suggests, there are 4 True Match tubes attached in the fixture housing. They are RDM capable. The controller for the fixture has four menu options; one white, two color and FX. With the white menu, the color temperature range is from 2700K to 6500K with dimming, Kelvin and Green/Magenta control channels. In the first color menu, the color temp range is from 2500K to 9900K, with three additional channels; Gel, Hue Angle and Saturation. The Gel channel includes presets such as blue and green screen and over 100 well-known lighting gels colors. The second color menu provides individual RGB control. The FX menu has custom presets like Candle, Fire, TV, Police, Lightning, Paparazzi, Pulse and Scroll. The controller comes with standard DMX, wireless DMX (Lumen Radio), universal input of 100-240VAC and 24VDC. This is a very versatile fixture and is made to Kino Flo’s exacting standards.