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Dracast LED500 Pro Tungsten LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate

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Dracast LED500 Pro Tungsten LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate
Key Features
  • Tungsten Color Balance: 3200K
  • 12 x 6 x 2" Panel, Weighs 4 lb
  • 45-Degree Beam Angle
  • AC or DC Operation
At 4 lb the LED500 Pro Tungsten LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate from Dracast is an ideal choice for the studio or location work where color accuracy, control and flicker-free output are of major importance. The LED500's tungsten balanced output is well suited for color matching tungsten fixtures, while its high CRI of 95 renders colors with precision and fidelity. Dimming from 100-0% is conveniently done with a back-panel knob that adjusts the output with negligible color shift. The low electrical draw of just 30W means a timely return on your investment.
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Color Temperature
Daylight
Tungsten
Battery Plate
Gold Mount
V-Mount

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Dracast LED500 Pro Tungsten Overview

At 4 lb the LED500 Pro Tungsten LED Light with V-Mount Battery Plate from Dracast is an ideal choice for the studio or location work where color accuracy, control and flicker-free output are of major importance. The LED500's tungsten balanced output is well suited for color matching tungsten fixtures, while its high CRI of 95 renders colors with precision and fidelity. Dimming from 100-0% is conveniently done with a back-panel knob that adjusts the output with negligible color shift. The low electrical draw of just 30W means a timely return on your investment.

The durable anodized aluminum frame is supported by an sturdy, U-shaped yoke with locking knobs on each side and a standard 5/8" receiver. This LED500 can be used worldwide thanks to its included 100-240 VAC power adapter. You can also use the onboard V-Mount battery plate with 14.8 VDC batteries when mains power is unavailable. Accessories include optional 4-way barndoors for contouring and control of the LED500's 45-degree beam angle. A carrying case is included.

Photometrics

3800 lux / 353 fc at 3.0' (0.9m)
1150 lux / 107 fc at 6.0' (1.8m)
530 lux / 49 fc at 9.0' (2.7m)
UPC: 720189882876

Dracast LED500 Pro Tungsten Specs

Light Fixture
Photometrics3200K
285 fc / 3078 Lux at 3.3' / 1 m*
106 fc / 1150 Lux at 5.9' / 1.8 m
49 fc / 530 Lux at 8.9' / 2.7 m
27 fc / 300 Lux at 11.8' / 3.6 m

*B&H Standard Metric Calculated Internally Based on Closest Distance
Color Temperature3200K
Color Accuracy StandardCRI 95
Cooling SystemNone
DimmingYes
0 to 100%
DisplayNone
Housing MaterialAluminum
Beam Angle45°
Fixture Dimensions12.0 x 6.0 x 2.0" / 305.0 x 152.0 x 51.0 mm
Fixture Weight4 lb / 1.8 kg
Connectors
Battery Plate1 x V-Mount
Mounting
Yoke MountTVMP/ Hex Bolt
Fixture Mount5/8" Receiver
Accessory MountNone
Power
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power 12 VDC
Power SourceAC Adapter, External Battery
Max Power Consumption30 W
Physical
IP RatingIP20
Packaging Info
Package Weight8.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)17.8 x 11.7 x 8.3"

Dracast LED500 Pro Tungsten Reviews

Great Light!

By Chuy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-03-03

I'm a news photographer and this is a great all purpose light. The fact that I can use my battery is a game changer, I can use this light anywhere. The ability to change color temps is awesome, I highly recommend this light for amateurs and pros alike.

Amazing Color Accuracy!

By HubeleVideo
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-11-06

I am a videographer, I needed 2 lights for a documentary I am filming. I was looking for a lightweight and portable LED panel that put out a lot of light BUT did not get too hot!I ordered the LED500 Pro Tungsten because it had everything I was looking for. When It came in I was super excited and very pleased! The best part was it was compatible with my Sony V-Mount batteries! The color rendering index was amazing and made the reproduction perfectly inline with the setting.The tungsten model distributed the light evenly and I had it running for 2 hours with NO dimming! Which was excellent!

Excellent LED Light

By Daniel Vision
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-11-03

I do a lot of research before buying something and after hashing out the pro's and con's of other similar lights I'm glad I got this one. The way I see it, this is a must have if you take your video work seriously. There are quite a few great things about this LED light panel, for starters it's lightweight and really easy to transport when doing a video shoot on location. Secondly it is very bright and doesn't get hot like other lights I've used in the past.What I really loved (And continue to love) about this light is the color accuracy you get. It's fantastic. I really don't know any other way to describe it. I believe the CRI is 95 out of a 100. That might sound good but you have no idea how good that really is until you see the results on film. Colors look very natural, warm and no matter how long a shoot lasts the intensity and colors always remain consistent.

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At full charge, what is the maximum distance from source to subject before falloff?
Asked by: Anonymous
Thank you for those answers. // Also, if there are any other technical or product related questions, feel free to contact us directly at any time at [email protected]
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