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SmallRig RC 450D COB Daylight LED Video Monolight

BH #SM3970 • MFR #3970
SmallRig RC 450D COB Daylight LED Video Monolight
Key Features
  • For Content Creators and Vloggers
  • Output: 172,000 Lux at 3.3' (5600K)
  • Color Temperature: 5600K
  • AC Power
Portable, with an extremely bright color output, this SmallRig RC 450D COB Daylight LED Video Monolight is suitable for both still and video work. Videographers, vloggers, and photographers with all levels of experience are sure to appreciate its build quality and flexibility. It features a daylight-balanced color temperature output of 5600K for exterior and interior shoots, and is easily powerful enough to be used as a key light for narrative productions or interviews. Designed with content creators in mind, the unit features a quiet cooling fan that produces just 28 dB at 3.3'. Additionally, the monolight features a Bowens S-mount for ease-of-use with widely available S-mount light modifiers.
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Color Temperature
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SmallRig RC 450 Overview

By B&H Photo's

Portable, with an extremely bright color output, this SmallRig RC 450D COB Daylight LED Video Monolight is suitable for both still and video work. Videographers, vloggers, and photographers with all levels of experience are sure to appreciate its build quality and flexibility. It features a daylight-balanced color temperature output of 5600K for exterior and interior shoots, and is easily powerful enough to be used as a key light for narrative productions or interviews. Designed with content creators in mind, the unit features a quiet cooling fan that produces just 28 dB at 3.3'. Additionally, the monolight features a Bowens S-mount for ease-of-use with widely available S-mount light modifiers.

  • High transmittance "Dharma Shark" optical system efficiently produces high light output
  • Features a color temperature of 5600K and an output of 172,000 lux at 3.3" when used with the included 55° reflector
  • High color fidelity with a CRI rating of 96+ and TLCI of 97+
  • Designed with videographers and vloggers in mind, the quiet cooling fan with intelligent temperature control produces just 28 dB at 3.3'
  • Standard Bowens S-mount for compatibility with widely available light modifiers
  • AC adapter included for wired use with a power outlet
  • Compact and portable design

SmallRig RC 450 Specs

Key Specs
Item Type
1x COB LED Monolight
Included Light Modifier
1x Reflector
Included Storage Case
Yes
Photometrics
55° at 5600K:
15,978 fc / 172,000 Lux at 3.3' / 1 m (with Reflector) 
Color Temperature
5600K
Color Modes
Daylight
Color Accuracy Standard
CRI 96
TLCI 97
Dimming
App-Controlled / Built-In Dimmer
 • 0 to 100%
Front Accessory Mount
Bowens S
Wireless Remote Control Type
Bluetooth
Power Source
AC to DC Adapter (Included)
Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
48 VDC
Power Consumption
499.8 W (Maximum)
Fixture Mounting
1x 5/8" Receiver
Light Fixture
Item Type
1x COB LED Monolight
Included Light Modifier
1x Reflector
Included Storage Case
Yes
Photometrics
55° at 5600K:
15,978 fc / 172,000 Lux at 3.3' / 1 m (with Reflector) 
Color Temperature
5600K
Color Modes
Daylight
Color Accuracy Standard
CRI 96
TLCI 97
Dimming
App-Controlled / Built-In Dimmer
 • 0 to 100%
Cooling System
Fan
Built-In Flash
No
Preprogrammed Effects
Yes
Umbrella Mount
Yes
Front Accessory Mount
Bowens S
Connectivity
Wireless Remote Control Type
Bluetooth
Mobile App Compatible
Yes: Android & iOS
App Name: SmallGoGo
Functionality: Remote Control
Wireless Frequency
2.4 GHz
Wireless Range
328' / 100 m
Power & I/O
Power Source
AC to DC Adapter (Included)
Inputs/Outputs
1x XLR 4-Pin Power Input
1x Unspecified Remote Input
Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
48 VDC
Included Adapter / Cable
1x USA Type-A/B to Unspecified Cable (110.2" / 2.8 m)
Inline Switch
No
Power Pass-Thru
No
Power Consumption
499.8 W (Maximum)
Mounting
Fixture Mounting
1x 5/8" Receiver
Environmental
Environmental Protection
No
General
Display
LCD
Dimensions
11.4 x 5.7 x 5.7" / 29 x 14.5 x 14.5 cm (Fixture)
Weight
7.3 lb / 3.3 kg (Fixture)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
20.955 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
22.5 x 14.5 x 9.5"

SmallRig RC 450 Reviews

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What size is the umbrella locking screw on the ...

What size is the umbrella locking screw on the mounting yoke- mine fell out and I need a replacement....?
Asked by: Robert
The umbrella locking screws of SmallRig RC 450D COB Daylight LED Video Monolight (BH #SM3970) are sized M4 screws.
Answered by: Naftoli
Date published: 2023-04-14

Is there any fresnel attachment that will work ...

Is there any fresnel attachment that will work this RC450B?
Asked by: David
On the listing for the Aputure F10 Fresnel your staff stated quite clearly that it only works with the Aputure LS 600D. Are you sure it will work with the SmallRig RC 450B?
Answered by: David
Date published: 2023-08-06

What type of battery is required to run this ...

What type of battery is required to run this light? Is the a specific voltage or amperage?
Asked by: Ruben
The SmallRig RC 450D COB Daylight LED Video Monolight BH #SM3970 can be used with portable power stations capable of delivering 110VAC
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2023-04-27

Is there a lower power setting where this light ...

Is there a lower power setting where this light can run with the fan completely off?
Asked by: Erik
You cannot turn off the fan in the SmallRig RC 450B COB Bi-Color LED Video Monolight BH #SM3975.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2023-06-26

What are the dimensions of the carrying case?

What are the dimensions of the carrying case?
Asked by: Thierry Humeau
The carrying case external dimensions on the SmallRig RC 450B COB Bi-Color LED Video Light are 22 x 12 x 7.5 inches.
Answered by: Llinelva D
Date published: 2023-02-01

What's the SSI rating?

What's the SSI rating?
Asked by: s
Smallrig does not have anb SSi rating for the SmallRig RC 450B COB Bi-Color LED Video Monolight. And many companies as of now do not. The rating they have tested the light is, CRI 96 | TLCI 97.
Answered by: Rob K
Date published: 2023-06-26

Is the RC450D brighter than the RC450B? Or do ...

Is the RC450D brighter than the RC450B? Or do they put out the same intensity of light?
Asked by: David
No, all bi-color tech has a light loss of a full stop. Making the RC450D brighter.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2023-02-26

The GVM Pro SD650B Bi-Color LED Mono (650W) ...

The GVM Pro SD650B Bi-Color LED Mono (650W) produces 77.3K Lux at 1m. Does this (450W) Bi-Color produce 121K Lux at 1m?
Asked by: Rajnesh
The SmallRig RC 450B COB Bi-Color LED Video Monolight BH #SM3975 has an output of 121,000 LUX at 1m.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2023-07-05
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