K 5600 Lighting Joker-Bug 400W / 800W HMI - 2 Light Kit

K 5600 Lighting Joker-Bug 400W / 800W HMI - 2 Light Kit

K 5600 Lighting Joker-Bug 400W / 800W HMI - 2 Light Kit

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Product Highlights

  • 1 Each: Joker 400W / 800W
  • Beamer PAR Reflectors
  • Beakers, Lenses, Extension Cables
  • Lamps, AC Power Supplies (110-240V AC)
  • Softbox, Speed Ring
  • Barndoor Sets, 2 Hard Cases
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  • 1Description

The K5600 Joker-Bug 400 / 800 2 Light HMI Kit is a powerful lighting tool. Each fixture includes its own multi-voltage AC power supply, 25' extension cable, a set of 4 lenses, a beaker (a frosted tube), a beamer (focusing device), 4 leaf barndoors, HMI bulb, and wheeled hard shell kit case. Also included, are a 16x22" softbox with adapter ring and removable front diffusion screen. All that's left for you to provide are light stands, or grip for mounting the fixtures, a battery belt and something that you wish to light in bright, 5600° light.

The Joker-Bug 400 output is comparable to a 1500/2000W quartz fixture, but with a power draw of only 5.5 Amps. It's powerful enough to make a difference in daylight interiors even through diffusion materials and light banks.

After the enormous popularity of the Joker-Bug 200 and 400, the creation of the Joker-Bug 800 seemed logical. It provides twice the output of the 400. The Joker-Bug 800 is comparable to a 3200/4000W quartz fixture but with a power draw of only 12.5 Amps.

  • Joker-Bug 800W HMI Head

    The Joker-Bug 800W HMI Head from K5600 is a powerful fixture that has become a staple on set and in major rental houses. Advanced design allows the sturdily-built light to out-perform K5600's own Joker 1200 by 50% and at half the weight. When used with its separately purchased multi-voltage ballast the Joker-Bug 800 outputs the equivalent of a 4,000W tungsten fixture while drawing only 10.5 Amps, allowing use of a 400W Joker on the same circuit. That's more than enough power to offset the light absorbed by softboxes and silks. Optional accessories include a Beamer reflector and Spot, Medium, Wide, Super Wide and Fresnel Frost lenses. The Joker-Bug 800 head comes with a clear glass Beaker to protect the optional lamp and safety wire.

    Optional Accessories
    Optional accessories include Beamer PAR reflector, 5 lenses, Softube, frosted Beaker and multi-voltage ballast
    More Output
    This fixture was designed to take full advantage of the reflective material inside a lightbank. Utilizing K5600's BUG "bare-bulb" design the light can produce 50% more output than a Joker 1200
    Ready to Fly
    The Joker-Bug 800 Kit fits in one small airline case and weighs only 38 lb. The next wattage up (1200) is twice the size and weight. The actual size of the 800 kit is exactly the same as a Joker-Bug 400 kit
    Location Friendly
    When working in locations such as homes, offices or business, power consumption is a key factor. The Joker-Bug 800 will produce as much light as a 4,000W quartz fixture with the power draw of only 10.5 Amps allowing for another source such as a Joker-Bug 400 on the same circuit
  • Joker-Bug 400W HMI Head

    The K5600 Joker-Bug 400 HMI Head output is comparable to a 1500/2000W quartz fixture, but with a power draw of only 5.5 Amps. It's powerful enough to make a difference in daylight interiors even through diffusion materials and light banks.

    This unit has been adopted as the choice for Motion Picture Gaffers and cameramen for use with fine daylight interiors, car shots, and two camera interviews where they are most present.

    A power supply and HMI bulb must be purchased separately.

    Optional accessories include lenses (SW,W,M,FF), color correction glass, speed rings, barndoors, and SofTube
    Aluminum casting, high temperature black epoxy, striker compartment is clear anodized.
  • Power Supply for Joker-Bug 800W (90-265V)

    The K5600 Electronic Power Supply is a compact 800 watt multi-voltage electronic ballast, required to power the Joker 400, is convection cooled and runs on AC voltages of 90-132 and 180-265.

    A selector switch enables the operator to select which voltage the ballast will operate on. Also on the ballast is an on/off switch that controls all power to the ballast and light head.
  • Power Supply for Joker 400 (90-265V)

    The compact 400 watt multi-voltage electronic ballast, required to power the Joker 400, is convection cooled and runs on AC voltages of 90-132 and 180-265. A selector switch enables the operator to select which voltage the ballast will operate on. Also on the ballast is an on/off switch that controls all power to the ballast and light head.

    The ballast can also be used to power the light from a DC battery. When DC operation is required, the voltage converting "Slimverter" must also be used.
  • Beamer for Joker-Bug 800W

    Allows focusing of the open face Joker Bug 800 with a quick turn of the ring. No lenses needed.

  • Beamer for Joker-Bug 400W

    The K5600 Beamer is a highly polished parabolic reflector, that fits onto the front of a K5600 400 watt Joker HMI light. It efficiently intensifies and directs the light from the fixture.

    Aluminum construction, bayonet mounting.

  • 800 Watt Hot Restrike HMI Lamp for Joker Bug 800

    This is a K5600 800 Watt HMI Bulb. It is single ended, bi-post and hot-restrike capable.

    UPC: 664608239912
  • 400W HMI SE Lamp for Joker

    This is a K5600 HMI Bulb -- 400W 67V single ended, 2-pin ceramic base, hot restrike for K5600 Joker 400, and many different manufacturers' fixtures and projectors. Bulb brand may vary depending on availability.

    Compatible substitute: 204776

  • 4 Leaf Barndoor for Joker 800

    This is a 4 leaf barndoor set for the K5600 Joker Bug 800.

    Barndoors narrow the beam spread of a light fixture. They help create a 3-dimensional look to a lighting scheme by placing light in a specific area, or by keeping it away.

    The more leaves a barndoor set has, or the longer the leaves the more precisely the beam can be controlled.

  • 4 Leaf Barndoor for Joker 400

    Barndoors attach to the front of a light and are used to restrict light from areas of a set. They have either four or eight leaves that can be adjusted.

  • Lens for Joker 800W - Super Wide Flood

    The K5600 Super Wide Lens provides a 44° spread of light when fitted to a K5600 Joker-Bug 800 watt fixture.

  • Lens for Joker-Bug 800W - Wide Flood

    A replacement wide flood lens that spreads the light in a narrow, wide beam (41° x 12°) from a K5600 Joker Bug HMI light head.

  • Lens for Joker 400W - Super Wide Flood

    Provides a Super Wide spread of light when fitted to a K5600 Joker-Bug 400 watt fixture.

    56° beam spread.

  • Lens for Joker 400W - Wide Flood

    This is a K5600 Wide Flood Lens that spreads the light in a narrow, wide beam (50° x 18°) from a K5600 Joker Bug HMI light head.

  • Lens for Joker 400W - Medium Flood

    Spreads the light beam, allowing it to cover a larger area than it would if the Beamer was used alone. Fits inside the ears of the Beamer.

    20° x 10° beam spread.

  • Lens for Joker-Bug 800W - Medium Flood

    Spreads the light beam, allowing it to cover a larger area than it would if the Beamer was used alone. Fits inside the ears of the Beamer.

    25° x 13° beam spread.

  • Lens for Joker 800W - Frosted Fresnel

    The K5600 Frosted Fresnel lens fits inside the ears on the Beamer. By diffusing and spreading the beam angle, it changes the light properties to that of a fresnel light.

    44° beam spread.

  • Lens for Joker 400W - Frosted Fresnel

    The K5600 Frosted Fresnel fits inside the ears on the Beamer. By diffusing and spreading the beam angle, it changes the light properties to that of a fresnel light.

    40° beam spread.

  • Beaker - Frosted Glass for Joker-Bug 800W

    The Frosted Beaker is used on the Joker-Bug 800 with accessories such as lanterns where the point source is not desirable. It also helps clean up Par lens aberrations, as well as soften the harsh spot achieved without a lens.

  • Beaker - Frosted Glass for Joker Bug 400W

    The Frosted Beaker is used on the Joker-Bug 400 with accessories such as lanterns where the point source is not desirable. It also helps clean up Par lens aberrations, as well as soften the harsh spot achieved without a lens.

  • Speed Ring Adapter for All Joker-Bug Lamp Heads

    The K5600 Speed Ring Adapter for All Joker-Bug Lamp Heads allows mounting of a small Video Series rectangular softbox or lantern to the front of all versions of the Joker-Bug.

  • Carrying Case for Joker 800W

    This is a K5600 Carry Case for Joker 800. It is an impact-resistant hard case, with interior padding and partitions for a K5600 Joker Bug 800 watt head, ballast, cables, beaker, barndoors, and bulb. The case has two wheels that come in handy when two of the same are stacked together.

  • Video Pro Plus Softbox for Joker 400, 200 - XS

    The Video Pro Plus is designed for use with HMI and hot lights up to 500 Watts, or strobes. Because of its small size and silver interior, light quality will be spectral with a faster gradation from highlight to shadow areas.

    The 16 x 22" size is portable and lightweight. It may be taken on location easily. The "Plus" designation of this softbox means you can remove the front face of the softbox if you like.

    Chimera makes different strengths of diffusion material for front face applications. This softbox comes with a one stop, a 1/2 and 1/4 grid cloth diffuser. These allow more light transmission and less softening of the light.

    This size is suitable for a one, or two person portrait, or interview.
  • Extension Cable for Joker 200, 400, 800, Blackjack 400 - 25'

    The K5600 C0900U 25' Extension Cable connects the Joker 200, 400, 800 integral light head cable to a ballast. It is a VEAM type, with quarter-turn lock.  The C0900U cable is also compatible with the Blackjack 400 head.

  • Carrying Case for Joker Bug 400 or Joker News 400 Outfit

    The Carrying Case for Joker Bug 400 or Joker News 400 Outfit is a White ABS plastic over plywood transit case made to transport a K5600 Joker Bug 400 or Joker News 400 lighting outfit. The case features lid storage, recessed butterfly latches, metal ball corners and recessed handles and wheels. The case is stackable with locking latches to hold them together.

    Hard white plastic ABS over plywood case made to transport a lighting outfit
    Replaceable foam inserts customized to fit the K5600 light
    Lid storage
    Recessed butterfly latches
    Metal ball corners
    Carrying Options
    Recessed handles, Recessed wheels
    Stackable with locking latches
    Compatible with K5600 Joker Bug 400 or Jokere News 400 lighting outfit
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  • 1Description
  • Joker-Bug 800W HMI Head
    Material Aluminum
    Light Source HMI
    Rating 800 W (separately purchased MSR/SE lamp)
    Socket (Lampholder) G22
    Lens (Condenser) Optional
    Yoke Aluminum with large T-handle
    Mounting 5/8" (16 mm) Stand mount
    Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Power Supply Separately purchased ballast (90 -265 VAC)
    Connectors Veam quarter-turn quick locking
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.6 x 12.2 x 11.7"
  • Joker-Bug 400W HMI Head
    Rating 400 watts
    Socket (Lampholder) GZZ 9.5
    Lens (Condenser) Lenses optional
    Mounting 5/8" Stand mount
    Weight 4.5 lbs (2kg)
    Dimensions 10.5 x 7.9 x 3.3" (26.7 x 19.7 x 7.9 cm)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.1 x 8.3 x 6.7"
  • Power Supply for Joker-Bug 800W (90-265V)
    Lamp Power 800 watts
    Input Voltage 90 - 265V AC
    Dimmer Yes
    Weight 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
    Dimensions 9 x 3.5 x 10" (22.9 x 8.9 x 25.4 cm)
  • Power Supply for Joker 400 (90-265V)
    Lamp Power 400 watts
    Input Voltage 90-265V AC
    Dimmer Yes
    Weight 4.4 lbs (2 kg)
    Dimensions 6.5 x 6.5 x 3.5" (16.5 x 16.5 x 8.9 cm)
  • Beamer for Joker-Bug 800W
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.5 x 10.4 x 10.2"
  • Beamer for Joker-Bug 400W
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 10.0 x 10.0"
  • 800 Watt Hot Restrike HMI Lamp for Joker Bug 800
    Code L0800SE
    Application Stage and studio fixtures
    Watts 800
    Volts 100
    Color Temperature 5600°K
    Average Life Hours ~1000
    Approx. Lumens 56,000
    Base Type G22 Medium bi-post
    Filament Type Hot restrike
    Length Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.1 x 3.5 x 3.4"
  • 400W HMI SE Lamp for Joker
    Code HMI400W
    Application Stage and studio fixtures
    Watts 400
    Volts 70
    Color Temperature 5600°K
    Average Life Hours 650
    Approx. Lumens 32,000
    Base Type GZZ9.5
    Filament Type Hot restrike
    Length Not specified by manufacturer
  • 4 Leaf Barndoor for Joker 800
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.4 x 9.9 x 2.5"
  • 4 Leaf Barndoor for Joker 400
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 5.9 x 0.6"
  • Lens for Joker 800W - Super Wide Flood
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.0 x 10.4 x 3.3"
  • Lens for Joker-Bug 800W - Wide Flood
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.4 x 6.0 x 1.0"
  • Lens for Joker 400W - Super Wide Flood
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.8 x 6.4 x 6.3"
  • Lens for Joker 400W - Wide Flood
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.9 x 3.2 x 1.4"
  • Lens for Joker 400W - Medium Flood
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.8 x 6.4 x 6.3"
  • Lens for Joker-Bug 800W - Medium Flood
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.4 x 6.1 x 1.3"
  • Lens for Joker 800W - Frosted Fresnel
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.8 x 10.3 x 10.2"
  • Lens for Joker 400W - Frosted Fresnel
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 6.5 x 0.15"
  • Beaker - Frosted Glass for Joker-Bug 800W
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.4"
  • Beaker - Frosted Glass for Joker Bug 400W
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.0 x 2.5 x 2.5"
  • Speed Ring Adapter for All Joker-Bug Lamp Heads
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.5 x 9.1 x 2.1"
  • Carrying Case for Joker 800W
    Construction Aluminum exterior, heavy duty latches, cut foam interior partitions
    Dimensions 16.5 x 11.8 x 16.5" (45 x 30 x 42 cm)
    Weight 19.5 lbs (8.8 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.3 x 17.9 x 13.1"
  • Video Pro Plus Softbox for Joker 400, 200 - XS
    Size 16 x 22" (40 x 55 cm)
    Shape Rectangular
    Compatibility HMI, Hot Lights up to 500 Watts, or Strobes
    Removable Face Yes
    Removable Baffle Yes
    Accepts Grids Yes
    Requires Speed Ring Included when bought as part of a kit
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.8 x 4.3 x 4.3"
  • Extension Cable for Joker 200, 400, 800, Blackjack 400 - 25'
    Length 25' (7.62 m)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.7 x 9.4 x 1.5"
  • Carrying Case for Joker Bug 400 or Joker News 400 Outfit
    Material Exterior: Hard white ABS over plywood
    Interior: Replaceable foam inserts customized to the light
    Type of Closure Recessed butterfly latches
    Exterior Dimensions 17.5 x 12 x 16.5" (44.45 x 30.48 x 41.91 cm)(WxDxH)

    Approximate dimensions

    Interior Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
    Accommodates K5600 Joker 400w light, lamp, power supply and optional accessories
    Carrying/Transport Options Recessed handle
    Built in wheels
    Weight 38 lb (17.2 kg)

    Approximate weight

    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.7 x 20.6 x 20.0"

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