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Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger

B&H # SM280K MFR # 701621
Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger

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Product Highlights

  • 2-Leaf Barndoors
  • Cigarette Lighter Plug
  • Battery with Pouch and Charger

You Pay: $109.50

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The Smith Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger features permanently mounted twin leaf vertical barndoors, a universal shoe mount and diffused glass lamp protector; all of this allows for soft, even light from a lightweight, economical on camera light.

Barn Doors
A two leaf barndoor set allows for good light control.
Variable Angle Mount
This mount allows the 280 to tip up and down.
Lamp Type 100 Watt, 12 VDC (FCR)
Mount Type Universal Shoe Mount
Power Source 12 VDC
Power Consumption 100 Watt
Power Connector Cigarette Lighter Plug
Dimensions (WxDxH) 2.5 x 3.5 x 2.5"
6.35 x 8.89 x 6.35cm
Weight 14 oz
397 grams
Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger
  • Light Housing with Vertical Barn Doors
  • Diffused Glass Lamp Protector
  • 12 VDC Battery and Pouch
  • Battery Charger
  • 100 Watt, 12 VDC Lamp
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    Smith-VictorModel 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger
     
    3.0

    (based on 6 reviews)

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      (2)

    40%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to setup (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Weddings (3)

      Reviewed by 6 customers

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      1.0

      Bad battery last only 15-20 mins

      By raj

      from sanjose, ca

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Inconsistent Output
        • Short Lifespan

        Best Uses

          Comments about Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger:

          waste of money

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          I'm very happy with this Camara Light k

          By S. Carrasco

          from Sarasota. F.l

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Easy Setup
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Strobe Lighting
            • Weddings

            Comments about Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger:

            I use this light on my camera, every time that I go to work at any event
            it is very simple to setup. actually I got this product because I already
            Owne an other one and I'm very happy with it.

            This is the second time that I got this product and would but it again

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            • No

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            1.0

            Died before I know how to use it.

            By potato

            from New York

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy Setup

            Cons

            • Short Lifespan
            • Unreliable

            Best Uses

              Comments about Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger:

              I purchased in April and it died in October, I used it for 4-5 times and the usage of each time is less than 10 mins. What a unreliable product.

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              3.0

              very bright

              By falling star films

              from Alabaster, AL

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Bright

              Cons

              • Heavy Battery
              • Smokes

              Best Uses

              • Artificial Lighting
              • Photography
              • Weddings

              Comments about Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger:

              This light is very bright and as a result is great when shooting in a dark environment. If you use it for interviews, your talent may be squinting just abit. For the money, it's not bad but the battery is very heavy. I swear it looks identical to a motorcycle battery. The first time I used this light on a shoot, I had it on for about 5 minutes and it began to smoke. It scared my client so much, they had me remove it from their establishment. (very embarrassing) I'm pretty sure this was a start up thing - burning off the newness, but I haven't use the light since. Never-the-less, if you are looking for an afordable on camera light source, this may work out well for you.

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              3.0

              Very bright, but needs a detachable cord

              By Tony - The Hick Trek Guy

              from Nashville, TN

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Setup
              • Powerful
              • Reliable

              Cons

              • Heavy Battery
              • Non-detachable cord

              Best Uses

              • Artificial Lighting
              • Photography
              • Weddings

              Comments about Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger:

              The light itself is great, but the silly cord that hangs down to reach the battery is not detachable, so it's ALWAYS hanging there.

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              5.0

              Great Light For Mini DV Camcorders

              By Gumball

              from San Diego

              Comments about Smith-Victor Model 280BK 100 Watt DC Video Light with Battery & Charger:

              Great light, fills in those spots your video lights may leave shadows. Fits tight on camcorder Sony TRV-950 well. Battery is a little on the heavy side, but includes belt clip to carry.

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