Aputure has introduced its new Aputure MT Professional gentle – a compact 11.8″ RGBWW LED tube gentle designed for small-scale scenes and hiding in small locations on set. The sunshine is available in a equipment together with a USB-C energy twine, a forty five° grid and a small mini tripod to which you’ll connect it inside a semi-hard zip-up case. In addition to primary RGBWW operation, it incorporates a bunch of built-in results and might be remotely managed from the Sidus Hyperlink smartphone app.
The diminutive footlong LED gentle incorporates 36 RGBWW “pixels” with 0-100% dimming with near-stepless increments and a color temperature adjustable from 2000K as much as 10,000K with inexperienced/magenta changes. Aputure says it might reproduce 90% of the colors within the Rec.2020 color house, with CRI and TLCI of 95 and 98 respectively.
In addition to the entire common distant management options from Aputure’s Sidus Hyperlink app, the entire gentle’s settings might be managed immediately on the sunshine itself. It additionally affords optionally available LumenRadio CRMX help, with 19 DMX profiles together with excessive and low-density pixel controls. It has 9 particular results, together with fireworks, hearth, paparazzi, defective bulb, TV, pulsing, cop automobile, lightning and occasion lights.
It additionally sports activities 7 pixel results, together with color fade, color cycle, one-pixel chase, two-pixel chase, three-pixel chase, rainbow and pixel hearth – this can little question be a useful function for YouTubers who prefer to have these colour-changing background lights on the wall behind them.
In terms of precise brightness, it’s 770 Lumens with 0-100% dimming in 0.1% step increments. It incorporates 36 LED modules with industry-standard X,Y and RGB management. The RGBWW LEDs provide 2000-10000K white stability with inexperienced/magenta tint compensation with superior HSI and white level CCT management. As with most lights of adjustable white stability, you don’t get precisely the identical output all through the vary, however Aputure has supplied some photometrics…
- 180° at 2000K
7 fc / 78 Lux at 3.3′ / 1 m
6 fc / 70 Lux at 3.3′ / 1 m (with Grid)
26 fc / 289 Lux at 1.6′ / 0.5 m
23 fc / 257 Lux at 1.6′ / 0.5 m (with Grid)
- 180° at 3200K
13 fc / 144 Lux at 3.3′ / 1 m
11 fc / 129 Lux at 3.3′ / 1 m (with Grid)
49 fc / 532 Lux at 1.6′ / 0.5 m
44 fc / 476 Lux at 1.6′ / 0.5 m (with Grid)
- 180° at 5600K
14 fc / 159 Lux at 3.3′ / 1 m
13 fc / 142 Lux at 3.3′ / 1 m (with Grid)
54 fc / 585 Lux at 1.6′ / 0.5 m
48 fc / 523 Lux at 1.6′ / 0.5 m (with Grid)
- 180° at 10000K
12 fc / 139 Lux at 3.3′ / 1 m
11 fc / 125 Lux at 0′ / 1 cm (with Grid)
47 fc / 514 Lux at 1.6′ / 0.5 m
42 fc / 460 Lux at 1.6′ / 0.5 m (with Grid)
It has a passive cooling system, so that you received’t hear any followers kicking in when it’s been on for some time, which can be nice for anyone utilizing these near microphones. The aluminium housing ought to act as a pleasant huge heatsink to let the warmth escape pretty rapidly anyway. At solely 11.8″ lengthy, it’s a comparatively light-weight gentle at just below 400g and incorporates a 1/4-20″ fixture mount in addition to two 1/4-20″ accent mounts.
It incorporates an built-in 4200mAh battery that Aputure says affords round 2 hours of runtime at full energy and in addition takes about 2 hours to totally cost up over Kind-C USB. There’s no phrase on whether or not or not you need to use it whereas charging it, however provided that the flexibility appears to be coming as customary with LED lights today, I believe we are able to count on that it most likely can.
The Aputure MT Professional LED tube gentle is offered to pre-order now for $199 in a equipment that incorporates the sunshine itself, the 45° grid, USB-C charging cable and mini tripod inside a zip-up case. No phrase but on precisely when it’s anticipated to ship however hopefully it received’t be too lengthy.