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Dracast Plus Series LED500 Tungsten LED Light Panel

BH #DRLED500PTVG • MFR #DRPL-LED500-TV/G
Dracast Plus Series LED500 Tungsten LED Light Panel
Key Features
  • Light with Gold & V-Mount Battery Plates
  • Output: 3078 Lux at 3.3' (3200K)
  • 3200K CCT
  • 12 x 6 x 2" Panel; AC/DC Operation
Expanding on their line of panels, the Plus Series LED500 Tungsten LED Light Panel from Dracast adds a digital display for adjusting output as well as Cat 5 DMX input and output for linking and comes with both Gold mount and V-mount battery plates. The light features 512 LEDs with a high CRI of 95 for excellent color accuracy. Also, this model has a tungsten-balanced color temperature of 3200K for matching with other fixtures.
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Dracast LED500 Plus Overview

By B&H Photo's

Expanding on their line of panels, the Plus Series LED500 Tungsten LED Light Panel from Dracast adds a digital display for adjusting output as well as Cat 5 DMX input and output for linking and comes with both Gold mount and V-mount battery plates. The light features 512 LEDs with a high CRI of 95 for excellent color accuracy. Also, this model has a tungsten-balanced color temperature of 3200K for matching with other fixtures.

The lights offer a spot beam angle of 45°, as well as dimming from 0-100%. Benefiting operation, it can run from either a DC source, such as a Gold mount or V-mount battery, or a universal 100-240 VAC adapter. The light is durable as well, with an aluminum chassis, frame, and mounting yoke, and it only consumes 30W of power. Additionally, it is lightweight at just 4 lb and measures 12 x 6 x 2" in size.

Photometrics
3800 lux/353 fc at 3'
1150 lux/107 fc at 6'
530 lux/49 fc at 9'
300 lux/28 fc at 12'
UPC: 743724583144

Dracast LED500 Plus Specs

Key Specs
Item Type
1x LED Light Panel
Included Storage Case
1x Case
Photometrics
3200K:
285 fc / 3078 Lux at 3.3' / 1 m*
353 fc / 3800 Lux at 3' / 0.9 m
107 fc / 1150 Lux at 5.9' / 1.8 m
49 fc / 530 Lux at 8.9' / 2.7 m
28 fc / 300 Lux at 11.8' / 3.6 m

*Standardized Measurement Calculated Internally Based on Closest Distance
Color Temperature
3200K
Color Modes
Tungsten
Color Accuracy Standard
CRI 95
Dimming
Built-In Dimmer
 • 0 to 100%
Front Accessory Mount
Proprietary
Power Source
AC to DC Adapter (Included)
Battery (Not Included)
Battery Plate Type
1x V-Mount (Included)
1x Gold Mount (Included)
Battery
1x Gold Mount Rechargeable (Not Included)
or
1x V-Mount Rechargeable (Not Included)
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power
12 VDC
Power Consumption
30 W
Fixture Mounting
1x 5/8" Receiver (Via Yoke Mount)
Light Fixture
Item Type
1x LED Light Panel
Included Storage Case
1x Case
Photometrics
3200K:
285 fc / 3078 Lux at 3.3' / 1 m*
353 fc / 3800 Lux at 3' / 0.9 m
107 fc / 1150 Lux at 5.9' / 1.8 m
49 fc / 530 Lux at 8.9' / 2.7 m
28 fc / 300 Lux at 11.8' / 3.6 m

*Standardized Measurement Calculated Internally Based on Closest Distance
Color Temperature
3200K
Color Modes
Tungsten
Color Accuracy Standard
CRI 95
Dimming
Built-In Dimmer
 • 0 to 100%
Cooling System
No
Beam Angle
45°
Built-In Flash
No
Umbrella Mount
No
Front Accessory Mount
Proprietary
Mobile App Compatible
No
Power & I/O
Power Source
AC to DC Adapter (Included)
Battery (Not Included)
Inputs/Outputs
1x XLR 4-Pin Power Input
1x RJ45 DMX Input
1x RJ45 DMX Output
Battery Plate Type
1x V-Mount (Included)
1x Gold Mount (Included)
Battery
1x Gold Mount Rechargeable (Not Included)
or
1x V-Mount Rechargeable (Not Included)
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power
12 VDC
Included Adapter / Cable
1x USA Type-A/B to XLR 4-Pin AC to DC Adapter
Inline Switch
No
Power Pass-Thru
No
Power Consumption
30 W
Mounting
Yoke Type
Manually-Operated Yoke
Fixture Mounting
1x 5/8" Receiver (Via Yoke Mount)
Environmental
Environmental Protection
Dust-Resistant (IP20) 
General
Display
Yes
Materials
Aluminum (Housing)
Dimensions
12 x 6 x 2" / 30.5 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm (Fixture)
Weight
4 lb / 1.8 kg (Fixture with Yoke)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
18.25 x 11.5 x 8.5"

Dracast LED500 Plus Reviews

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How many hours does it last?

How many hours does it last?
Asked by: roberto
The run time would depend on the watt/hour rating of the battery. For example, the use of the V-mount plate on the Dracast LED500 Plus Series Bi-Color LED Light along with one battery from the Dracast Dual Charger with Two 90Wh V-Mount Batteries, BH # DR90S2CK would give you a run time of roughly 3 hours at full output. https://bhpho.to/3xxGpy9
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-06-09

question

Hi, I would like to know if the free Dracast 90Wh 14.8V Lithium-Ion V-Mount Battery will b charged on the Dracast LED500 or need an extra battery charger not included?
Asked by: Eloy
The dracast 90 can plug into the wall or go on a charger, the charger is much faster
Answered by: jack r.
Date published: 2018-08-26

What is the output at 1 metre at both 3200k and ...

What is the output at 1 metre at both 3200k and 5500?
Asked by: Anonymous
At 3200K 2700 lux / 251 fc at 3' (1 m) At 5600K 1950 lux / 181 fc at 3' (1 m)
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-06-07

Is this great for reception wedding wherein you ...

Is this great for reception wedding wherein you want to light up the reception (when dark) ?
Asked by: Dale
These LED are more designed for use in a interview. For use in a wedding it will highly be dependent on the camera settings and the size of the venue.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-12-12

Does this light come with a stand?

Does this light come with a stand?
Asked by: Byrdand
No , the stand is sold separately
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-02-25

question

Will this light take a V mount battery?
Asked by: trey v.
Yes, but No... The construction of the entire V-mount base is of such ridiculously low quality plastic, this appears more toy-like than 'pro'. If you attempt to attach any reasonably sized/weighted V-lock batteries, the plate will simply rip right out of the second plastic base it is attached to. Imagine that, plastic on plastic. The build quality is so poor in fact, my answer would be no, do not attempt attaching anything to this light other than XLR.
Answered by: Jorn
Date published: 2020-10-24

question

Can I mount this Dracast LED500 Plus Series Bi-Color LED Light to the hot shoe of a Canon XF200 camcorder, with or without any additional mounting hardware, or does it have to be mounted/secured on a stand?
Asked by: Luciano M.
Unfortunately, this light is not recommended for on-camera use due to the weight. It is recommended for use on a light stand.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-26

question

What softbox or diffusion plate is recommended for this unit?
Asked by: Robert
There are a few different softboxes that will work. The one I would recommend on the top is Dracast Softbox for LED500, B&H # DRSB500 MFR # SB-500.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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