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Litepanels Gemini 1 x 1 RGBWW LED Soft Panel (Standard Yoke, US Power Cord)

BH #LI9451301 • MFR #945-1301
Litepanels Gemini 1 x 1 RGBWW LED Soft Panel (Standard Yoke, US Power Cord)
Key Features
  • Color Temperature: 2700-10,000K
  • Hue, Saturation, Light Intensity Control
  • Plus / Minus Green Control
  • CRI/TLCI: 97 Daylight, 94 Tungsten
Stability, rugged construction, flexibility, and control are hallmarks of the Litepanels Gemini 1 x 1 RGBWW LED Soft Panel with Standard yoke and US Power Cord. The aluminum-constructed, 12.6 x 12.6 x 4.6" fixture has multiple lighting modes including CCT, Hue, Saturation, Gel Presets, as well as an effects mode. The CCT color temperature control has six factory presets in increments from 2700 to 10,000K. There are also six presets for user-defined color temperature and plus/minus green control. The HSI Color mode allows you to adjust the hue, saturation, and intensity, while Gel mode permits your choice from a library of filters favored by filmmakers, and an effects mode provides nine different effects to work with. The light has a CRI/TLCI rating of 97 for daylight balance and 94 for tungsten balance, indicating an accurate rendition of color. The Gemini is dimmable from 100 to 0.1% without flicker or color shift, and settings and features are displayed on the rear LCD screen.
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Litepanels Gemini 1x1 RGBWW Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Light Output
  • 3Lighting Modes
  • 4Performance
  • 5Presets
  • 6Control
  • 7Firmware Update for DMX Fast Select Modes
  • 8Power and Output
  • 9Power Options
  • 10Fan and Cooling
  • 11Durability and Design Features

Stability, rugged construction, flexibility, and control are hallmarks of the Litepanels Gemini 1 x 1 RGBWW LED Soft Panel with Standard yoke and US Power Cord. The aluminum-constructed, 12.6 x 12.6 x 4.6" fixture has multiple lighting modes including CCT, Hue, Saturation, Gel Presets, as well as an effects mode. The CCT color temperature control has six factory presets in increments from 2700 to 10,000K. There are also six presets for user-defined color temperature and plus/minus green control. The HSI Color mode allows you to adjust the hue, saturation, and intensity, while Gel mode permits your choice from a library of filters favored by filmmakers, and an effects mode provides nine different effects to work with. The light has a CRI/TLCI rating of 97 for daylight balance and 94 for tungsten balance, indicating an accurate rendition of color. The Gemini is dimmable from 100 to 0.1% without flicker or color shift, and settings and features are displayed on the rear LCD screen.

All of these adjustments can be made locally on the unit or remotely via a console, thanks to the Gemini's built in DMX. There's even the option of wireless DMX or Bluetooth control via a separately purchased remote module. The Gemini is ready for worldwide use, thanks to its built in 100 to 240 VAC power supply but it can also run on batteries when power is unavailable.

The Gemini has a number of convenience features, such as the ability to stack and gang several lights together with an optional yoke and hardware. You can also daisy-chain multiple lights together in Master/Slave mode, allowing a single designated "Master" light to control the others. This version of the Gemini ships with a standard yoke and a US power cable.

Light Output

Similar in design to the Gemini 2 x 1, the LED layout has been reconfigured with the Gemini 1 x 1, which allows it to create 60% of the output of the Gemini 2 x 1. The beam angle is 95° with a field angle of 157°.

Lighting Modes

  • CCT (Correlated Color Temperature) mode allows for bi-color (daylight to tungsten) operation with the addition of plus and minus green adjustment
  • HSI Color mode allows for full color control over hue, saturation, and intensity
  • Gel mode allows for a variety of gels to be selected from the menu
  • An Effects Mode includes TV simulation, hue burst, paparazzi, strobe, fire, squares, fireworks, emergency lights, pulse, and party lights.
  • Performance

  • Flicker-free at any frame rate or shutter angle at any intensity level
  • Smooth dimming from 100 to 0.1%, with no color shift
  • Energy efficient - fixture draws only 200W nominal
  • No heavy external ballast or restrike period
  • Presets

    Program user presets on Channel A, which records color and intensity. It also has factory presets on channel B with increments for 2700 to 10,000K plus six user-programmable presets

    Control

  • Master/Slave mode - connect multiple lights together and control them all from a single master light
  • Optional Bluetooth and wireless DMX modules allow the brightness, color, and cooling mode to be remote controlled
  • Intuitive and ergonomic controls for dimming, color, and fixture set up
  • Firmware Update for DMX Fast Select Modes

  • Allows popular DMX modes to be quickly chosen and operated directly from the main menu
  • Bluetooth - extended CCT range control from 2700 to 10,000K
  • WDMX - hold mode and fan control added to CCT & HSI as well as CCT & RGBW modes
  • DMX - fan control for CCT & HSI as well as CCT & RGBW modes
  • RDM - personalities reprioritized for more frequently used settings
  • Apollo Mode - automatically configures Gemini to be paired and controlled via Apollo WDMX bridge
  • Power and Output

    Using a single 14.4 VDC battery allows the fixture to function at 90% brightness, Using two batteries or the included power supply allows the light to function at 100% output.

    Power Options

    AC/DC power with DC battery power via 3-pin XLR

    Fan and Cooling

    The fan is extremely quiet, and it is on by default. However, you can disable the fan in the menu. Please note that disabling the fan cuts the fixture's output to 50% maximum. Fan modes accessible through the menu system allow you to adjust when the fan will start, which allows for the light to operate for a limited time without the fan.

    Durability and Design Features

  • Aluminum core construction to provide maximum durability with a fan assembly provides cooling.
  • Yoke with Junior pin for easy mounting and positioning
  • LCD screen displays vital settings and status
  • Barndoor/honeycomb accessory rails
  • UPC: 859058005808

    Litepanels Gemini 1x1 RGBWW Specs

    Light Fixture
    Photometrics95° at 3200K:
    51.7 fc / 557 Lux at 9.84' / 3 m
    95° at 5600K:
    57 fc / 614 Lux at 9.84' / 3 m
    Color Temperature2700 to 10,000K
    Color Accuracy StandardCRI 97 at 5600K
    TLCI 97 at 5600K
    CRI 94 at 3200K
    TLCI 94 at 3200K
    Cooling SystemFan
    DimmingYes, 0.1 to 100% (Stepped)
    DisplayLCD
    Housing MaterialAluminum
    Beam Angle95°
    Rectangular Panel Size1 x 1' / 30.48 x 30.48 cm
    Fixture Dimensions12.6 x 12.6 x 4.6" / 32.0 x 32.0 x 11.7 cm
    Fixture Weight11.71 lb / 5.31 kg
    Connectors
    Power Input ConnectionXLR 4-Pin
    DMX Connection5-Pin XLR, RJ45
    Mounting
    Fixture Mount1-1/8" Stud
    Yoke
    Yoke TypeYoke/Bracket
    Tilt180°
    Remote Operation
    Remote Control TypeDMX, Wi-Fi
    Power
    AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    DC Input Power28 VDC
    Power SourceAC Adapter, External Battery
    Max Power Consumption200 W
    Power Supply
    Power Supply Power ConnectorIEC Input / 4-Pin XLR Output
    Physical
    IP RatingIP20
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight17 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)23 x 19 x 8.5"

    Litepanels Gemini 1x1 RGBWW Reviews

    Super bright and accurate Colo

    By Arturo
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2022-01-10

    I'm impress with how bright this light is, and the accurate colors in the camera! Great product

    Game changer

    By Jeffrey
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2020-11-30

    I first heard about the Gemini while directing my second feature film. We were a low-budget production, and our primary lights were a 2x1 Gemini and 2 Bi-Color Astras. After production ended, I purchased two 1x1 Geminis (right when they came out), and they've changed my life. I often work as a freelancer or a one-man-crew. The reason I love these lights is their mobility. I film hotel videos often, and these lights changed the way we work. I will often run these lights off V-Mount Batteries and follow our DP through various locations, allowing us to shoot a site 5x faster than previous projects. Additionally, I love that the Gemini's have one power cord versus some lights that use three or four connectors; it makes for faster setups and teardowns. I personally use gels more than the average person, but these lights would be worth it for the ease of color-matching and their accuracy. For the size of this light, the output is incredible, especially for a soft light. My only reservation about the light was the yoke. I emailed Vitec, and they sent a replacement right away, updating the strength of the yoke. I still wish it were a hair stronger, but it's the only thing I have to complain about. Highly recommend it for anyone looking to make movies, content, or host a zoom call (why not).

    Powerful and Travel Friendly Key Light

    By Tanner
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2020-11-30

    I travel quite a bit and I have tried out a variety of key lights over the years to not much success.  But I've been using the Gemini 1x1 and a DoP 3' Octabank as of late and it's the best travel-friendly keylight combination I've ever used. That combination is so soft on faces and still packs plenty of a punch to balance and expose in heavy natural light scenarios. I've taken this light on dozens of flights and it travels extremely well and works so great for documentary applications. You never know the space you're getting to until you arrive and this covers you in all areas. If you also find yourself in unpredictable locations more often than not, this light will be your best friend. Any piece of gear is an investment not just financially but in yourself. This light has improved my quality of work and that alone was worth it. Probably need to pick up a second one soon!

    Small Foot Print / Compact

    By Chris
    Rated 4 out of 5
    Date: 2020-11-30

    Love this fixture, the footprint is super small and fits in many cases. The fixture and single cable make it easy to travel with and pack up for every shoot! - A ton of features with the light as well! - Special effects to any color temperature!

    Incredible panel light

    By William
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2020-11-26

    My gaffer and I love using this light. We find we’re always reaching for this when we need a good panel light with effects and great color because it’s so fast and easy to setup. It’s been a real game changer in how I light my sets. It’s great!

    Best Full Spectrum 1x1 I've Used

    By Garrett
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2020-11-20

    I own two of these lights! They are easy to setup and have the highest CRI of any full spectrum LED panel I've tested. I think the bluetooth or DMX dongle is a must to get the easiest functionality. The app is perfect for adjusting the light when I rig it up overhead.

    Great Light - small cable issu

    By Scott
    Rated 4 out of 5
    Date: 2021-04-27

    This light is built like a TANK! Great features, just had a video shoot that required many different lighting setups of different colors, tones and intensity. I don't know what I would have done without it. Powerful, and soft when it needs to be. Only complaint is that I received the light with the wrong power connector. I asked BH and the manufacturer for a new one- they sent the wrong one again. Third time was the charm. I highly reccomend this light and it's accessories.

    I use it on everything!

    By Ryan
    Rated 5 out of 5
    Date: 2020-12-26

    I literally use this light on every shoot. There is never a scenario that this light cannot be useful! I think it is smaller and lighter than the equivalent Skypanel. The output is awesome, and having the option to battery power them is also a plus. I travel two of these in one pelican case on every flight for a job because of how great they are. One of the best purchases I have made for lighting. It's the swiss army knife of fixtures.

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