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The Lantern and Standard Light Boom Kit from Chimera includes a Large Pancake Lantern, a Triolet Lamp Base, and a Standard Light Boom with counterweight bags.
The Lantern is a 48" square light source with a half dome profile that can be used overhead to light an entire room. The lantern also comes with a skirt that can be rolled down on any or all of the four sides for dramatic lighting effects. The Triolet is an ideal mate for the lantern. The mogul socket comes with an E26 Edison base adapter with a 1,000W rating attached to a quick release speed ring that takes minutes to mount to the lantern. Offering 360 degrees of unlimited light angle and directional control and a 6' reach, all of the boom's angle movements are controlled by a handle at the pivot point. It comes with two empty counterweight bags capable of holding up to 15 lb total of lead shot.
Standard Light Boom
The Standard Light Boom from Chimera offers a quick and easy way to position a light, particularly overhead lights with softboxes. Operating like a small jib arm, the Light Boom provides 72" of reach and features a 360° rotating head extension for angle adjustment. A single handle on the head extension is used to control all movements. The Light Boom features a combo baby/junior pin receiver for mounting to stands and accepts light fixtures that mount on a 5/8" baby pin (hex-sided). For balancing your light, the pole features a sliding counterweight system, with two empty counterweight bags included, capable of holding of to 15 lb.
18" head extension at the end of the boom offers 360° of rotation for light angle adjustment
All angle movements controlled by a convenient handle at the head pivot point
Sliding counterweight system adjusts for different sizes of lights and boxes
Minimized length of counterweight section for use in smaller sized studios
The boom assembles in less than five minutes and requires no tools
5/8" baby pin for light attachment
Combo baby/junior pin receiver for stand mounting
Triolet Mogul Base Flood Light with Quick Release Speed Ring (120VAC)
The Chimera Triolet accepts Mogul base bulbs up to 1000 Watts. The included screw-in adapter may be used for household bulbs. There is an optional 2-pin adapter for halogen bulbs up to 1000 watts.
This is a fixture designed for use with 120 Volts AC current. It has an Edison grounded plug and in-line switch. Its Speed Ring Adapter is designed for rectangular, heat-resistant softboxes. An optional protective glass dome is available, but limits halogen use to 650 watts.
Broad, Omni-Directional Light
Compatible with Light Banks, Lanterns, or without a modifier for a bare-bulb light effect.
May be used with a Chimera Lantern, or VideoPro series softbox
Also compatible with the Photoflex Silverdome or Westcott FV2 series heat resistant softboxes
Comes equipped with the Chimera Single Axis Stand Adapter which allows tilt and swivel of the fixture
Pancake Lantern Softbox with Skirt - Large
The Chimera Pancake Lantern Softbox is used by still photographers, filmmakers and videographers, for illuminating entire rooms with soft, even light. Choose a Chimera Lantern Softbox according to the size of the room, and your working light fixture.
This is a Large 48" square, 19" deep Pancake Lantern, which takes up less space than a traditional Lantern Softbox. This Pancake Lantern includes a skirt, which limits the spread of the light output, and adds a dramtic effect between light and shadow.
Required Speed (mounting) Rings are available separately for your light fixture.
Use this size for casting omni-directional lighting for a large conference room, or small stage where setup space is limited.
Required Speed (mounting) Rings are available separately for many manufacturers' hot lights and strobes.
Single and double Bobinette scrims are available, to diminish the light output.