Zylight, a manufacturer of LED lighting systems, will demonstrate its new F8 LED Fresnel at 2013 Cine Gear Expo Los Angeles (Booth 325), which runs May 31 – June 2 in Hollywood, Calif. Available in tungsten (3200K) or daylight (5600K) versions, the compact lighting instrument collapses to less than four inches thick for easy transport and storage.
“Cine Gear Expo is an ideal venue to showcase the innovative F8 LED Fresnel for the motion picture industry,” said Charlie Collias, senior vice president, worldwide sales. “We’ve replaced the traditionally hot and bulky Fresnel with compact LED technology. The F8 delivers all the performance of a traditional Fresnel but in a much more compact and energy efficient design.”
Equipped with an eight-inch SCHOTT glass lens, the fully dimmable F8 maintains single shadow traditional Fresnel beam shaping, and offers a patented focusing system for spot and flood operations. Its beam spread is adjustable between 16-70 degrees for even coverage for widescreen productions. Like other Zylight models, the F8 is equipped with ZyLink wireless technology, which makes it easy to link multiple Zylights for simultaneous remote control.
While the F8 draws only 100 watts, it has close to the light output of a traditional 1000-watt Fresnel. It is also water resistant (IP54) for use in challenging location conditions, and can be powered by a worldwide AC adapter or standard 14.4V camera battery. The F8 ships with barn doors and yoke mount, but additional accessories are available separately.
Zylight will also showcase its IS3c LED light, an updated version of Zylight’s IS3 large panel cyclorama and beauty light, at Cine Gear Expo. Now shipping with a custom soft box produced exclusively by Chimera for Zylight, the fully-dimmable IS3c is a wide, high-output soft light with built-in controls for adjusting color temperature, color correction and Zylight’s Color Mode, which produces millions of colors without gels or filters.