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VFGadgets Launches LED Ringlight System at NAB 2006

A lightweight and versatile, high output, beauty ringlight system, designed for the new generation HDV cameras (February 06, 2006)

The lenslite 6000K white light source, is a versatile, lightweight and portable LED ringlight system providing all the benefits of solid-state illumination for drama, documentary and ENG cinematographers. lenslite is developed by Gekko Technology in the UK, the makers of kisslite which launched in 2004. The kisslite is building a considerable reputation and following at the high end of drama and documentary making on film and video with kits in use all over the world.

The new lenslite is the perfect tool for serious operators of HDV and the smaller generation of film and video cameras, providing a lightweight and balanced, controllable beauty light source or fill, combined with an integral filter tray housing. The on board dimmer puts the operator in control, as ambient lighting conditions change.

The lenslite ringlight unit clamps onto lightweight 15mm bars, mounted to a camera base unit, designed and balanced for the Sony Z1 and other smaller HDV cameras. The standard clamp ring is 110mm and step down rings are available for most fixed barrel internal focus lenses from 105mm down to 77mm.

lenslite is powered by a small, lightweight, dedicated power supply that accepts power from any 12 volt 24 volt film or video battery. The power supply unit provides flicker free power and allows individual switching of four-quarter-sub- sets, top, bottom, left and right and dimming from 100% to 5% without altering color temperature. The power supply features instant start, at preset dim level, at full color temperature.

Also available is a D.C. power outlet which can be used to power the camera, allowing one battery or mains power source to run both light and camera simultaneously. The integral filter tray housing holds filter trays for both 4 and 4 x 5.65 filters with one rotating and one fixed stage2. A top chop French flag is also available.

The unique kisslite wireless dimmer unit, which features remote dimming, on/off and sector controls at up to 200m can also be used to control one or more lenslites. A unique combination of fresnel lenses *, produces an elliptical focused beam of light, maximizing the beam into 16 x 9 spread of light, while the custom diffusion filter provides the option to further soften the shadow free output.

About (est. Nov/2001) is a Toronto based sales company that focuses entirely on new & innovative equipment solutions to solve common production problems or limitations. VFGadgets partners with industry engineers and manufacturers world wide to bring new custom production equipment solutions to the forefront. Custom equipment projects are welcomed.


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