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Vidpro Varicolor 312-Bulb Video and Photo LED Light Kit

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Vidpro Varicolor 312-Bulb Video and Photo LED Light Kit
Key Features
  • On-Camera Camcorder / DSLR Light Kit
  • 312 Bulb LED Light
  • 5600 - 3200K Color Selectable by Dial
  • 100 - 10% Brightness Dimmer
The Vidpro Varicolor 312-Bulb Video and Photo LED Light Kit comes with everything you'll need to shoot on-the-go with your camcorder or DSLR.
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Vidpro LED-312 Overview

The Vidpro Varicolor 312-Bulb Video and Photo LED Light Kit comes with everything you'll need to shoot on-the-go with your camcorder or DSLR.

The kit centers around an on-camera LED light that's 7.5 x 4.5" in size and that features 312 warm-to-the-touch LED bulbs. For mounting the light onto your camera, a ball mount is included and is adjustable to rotate in various directions. A rotary dial on the back panel of the light lets you select between different color temperatures from 5600K daylight to 3200K tungsten, and another dial lets you dim brightness from 100 - 10%. And for smoothing out contrast and reducing shadows, the kit contains a white diffuser that snaps onto the light magnetically and serves to soften and spread out the light output.

The light runs on two included lithium ion batteries and alternatively by a likewise included AC/DC power supply, and it is additionally compatible with separately sold Sony L Series F550, F760, and F960 batteries. The kit is complete with a wall charger and car charger for the batteries and with a rugged nylon carrying case to hold everything.

Complete On-the-Go Package
  • A camera-top LED light with all necessary on-the-go accessories
  • Rotary dials select between 5600-3200K color and 100-10% brightness
  • A soft white diffuser snaps on by magnetic mount system to soften the light
  • Powers by included batteries or AC power supply and is compatible with Sony L Series batteries

Vidpro LED-312 Specs

Key Specs
Item Type
1x LED Light Panel
Included Storage Case
1x Case
Battery Plate Type
2x Sony L-Series / NP-F (Built-In)
Battery
2x Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.4 VDC, 2200 mAh (Included)
Fixture Mounting
1x 1/4"-20 Female Thread
Light Fixture
Item Type
1x LED Light Panel
Included Filters
Diffusion
Included Storage Case
1x Case
Color Temperature
3200 to 5600K
Color Accuracy Standard
CRI 80
Dimming
Built-In Dimmer
 • 10 to 100%
Beam Angle
60°
Umbrella Mount
No
Power & I/O
Power Source
AC to DC Adapter (Included)
Battery (Included)
Cigarette Lighter Adapter (Included)
Inputs/Outputs
1x Barrel / Coax Power Input
Battery Plate Type
2x Sony L-Series / NP-F (Built-In)
Battery
2x Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.4 VDC, 2200 mAh (Included)
Battery Charging
1x Dual-Bay Charger (Included)
AC Input Power
110 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power
7.2 to 14.8 VDC
Included Adapter / Cable
1x USA Type-A/B to Barrel / Coax AC to DC Adapter
1x Cigarette Lighter to Barrel / Coax Cable
Power Consumption
9 W (Maximum)
Mounting
Fixture Mounting
1x 1/4"-20 Female Thread
Included Adapter
1x Ball Head Mount: Accessory Foot to 1/4"-20 Male Screw
General
Dimensions
7.5 x 4.5 x 1.4" / 19 x 11.5 x 3.5 cm
Weight
1.2 lb / 0.5 kg (Fixture with Battery)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.12 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.3 x 10.2 x 3.25"

Vidpro LED-312 Reviews

Bright and soft adjustable. Best used stationary.

By Reuben
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2018-08-29

Brightens a pretty good area for close up lighting. compact. Batteries make it heavy but required for the brightness is provides. Awesome. Not really good when following along a subject unless it's short distance from camera. Great buy nonetheless. Perfect for photography... mobility and easy carry. Pack friendly.

Really love this light but.....

By ROTTER studios
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2015-02-21

I do video production and youtube vids mainly, utilizing a green screen. This is a really great light if used on its own to fill the talent with light. It's very nice and love everything that comes with it. If you use the diffuser, lighting is good and soft within about 5' of the light. If you need it brighter, you must remove the magnetic diffuser. This will get you nice light from 10'-15', within 10' being the best. The only issue I had is that I am currently using high powered studio lights of 500 watts to light up a green screen behind me. This light is not bright enough to light the talent in front of the green screen properly, since the green screen lights are much brighter. So it's really not the light having an issue, it's just not bright enough to light the talent if you are using much brighter lights around. Just an fyi. I have to use the bright energy-consuming lights when using green screen, but other than that, this light is awesome! I have read it is wobbly while on the camera and this is true. It just doesn't tighten up that much and it's wobbly. I need to Mcuyver some rubber gasket or something between this and where it mounts to the camera. I recommend this! Very light and pro.

Shine on you crazy diamonds

By Brett
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2015-02-12

Compact but bright with good control

I would buy this light again

By MeAmigo
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-01-01

Bought this for my daughter who is into making youtube videos. We researched lighting techniques and especially single-lights, and settle on this light for the varying intensity and adjustable color balance. Reviews that say the on-camera mount is flimsy; we found it had a tight mount that is not flimsy at all. As my daughter continues with her videos, I believe I will get another of these, or perhaps too. I like that is operate using her camera batteries. The set is complete with everything you need. On full intensity, it is brighter that the sun.

I love this light!

By Crow
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-09-10

I am a professional photographer/ videographer, shooting for the last 30 years. I have seen a lot of changes since my Canon F1. This light is remarkable. The quality of light is beautiful and the diffuser is stunning. I have used it for 2 video interviews and 1 stills session and was delighted with the result. I had no problem with the color temperature as some people have stated. I was so happy with it, I have just ordered a second one. It's a great tool to add to my lighting systems.

A lot of 'Bang' for the buck

By Andy F.
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-06-23

This is one great, no so little, light. The Vidpro Varicolor 312-Bulb LED light is a variable intensity, variable color temperature camera mounted light. It is light-weight but packs heavy-duty performance with great battery life from the two Sony type L series batteries mounted on the back. Color temperature is adjustable from 3200K-5600K. The magnetically attached diffuser makes it a piece of cake to add a gel for your creative light scenes. This light also makes a great hand-held light by mounting it on a cold-shoe handle or bracket. I like it so much I bought a second one!

Very good product

By BSIMAGING
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2016-01-03

I have not use this product that much but times that I have used it, it works so well. I love it and will recommend it anyone who needs one. I am giving it 4starts since I haven't tried it fully.

Pleasantly surprise

By Sergio Arcaya
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2015-03-29

This light is more powerful than I expected. Excellent as a fiend on camera light. And powerful enough to consider buying 2 more to use a 3 point lighting or for small interviews. Extremely portable and easy to use.

See any errors on this page? Let us know

question

It appears the ball mount is no good. What size is the screw hole it screws into? I'd like to use another mount in it.
Asked by: Anonymous
The mount hole for the Vidpro Varicolor 312 is 1/4 -20.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

What is the light's CRI?
Asked by: Josh
According to Vidpro, the CRI on this model light is >80.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

How long the does the battery last?
Asked by: Anonymous
The included batteries should give you between 2-4 hours of full operation of this light.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2019-03-06

question

How would this be attached to a sony a6500?
Asked by: Sandra C.
In the items picture, you can see the hot-shoe to ball-mount the light is sitting on. Put the mounts foot into the camera's hot-shoe. The hot shoe is located on top of the camera, to the right of the eyepiece. You may have to remove the hot-shoe cap. You might also consider using a bracket like this: Vello CB-510 Dual Shoe Bracket with Silicon Rubber Grip B&H # VECB510.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Can I use this on a Nikon D610?

Can I use this on a Nikon D610?
Asked by: Lee
Yes, you will be able to mount this light on to a Nikon D610. It comes with a Shoe Mount which you can put in to the camera's hot shoe.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-03-07
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