PROLIGHTS newest addition to their vary of highly effective LED gentle sources is the brand new EclPanel TWCXL. There’s already an EclPanel TWC, however this new one actually deserves the XL addition to its title: it’s 163,8 × 86,2 × 14,4 cm / 64.49″ × 33.94″ × 5.67″ in measurement (W×H×D) and it weighs a whooping 48,7kg / 107.36lbs!
When working with a digital camera, giant gentle sources are normally thought of lovely. The larger and softer, the higher. So it’s solely logical that PROLIGHTS not too long ago launched a much bigger brother to the EclPanel, the PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWCXL (1,500W RGB + Heat White LED). It is a actually gigantic panel, and it definitely doesn’t come low-cost.
It’s a skilled lighting software with all of the bells and whistles to be used on skilled movie units. I don’t assume it’s a panel for owner-operators. Similar to the bigger ARRI SKYPANELs the PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWCXL is meant to be maintained and operated by a specialised lighting crew.
PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWCXL
The brand new TXCXL panel sports activities a full vary of white tones, from daylight to tungsten (1.800K – 20.000K), +/- inexperienced correction and a devoted tungsten emulation. By way of colour accuracy, PROLIGHTS doesn’t depart you at the hours of darkness however present an entire set of measurements:
- CRI: 93,4 @ 3.200 Ok / 95.4 @ 5.600 Ok
- R9: 95.6 @ 3.200 Ok / 95,9 @ 5.600 Ok
- TLCI: 93 @ 5.600 Ok
- TM30 Rf: 91,9 @ 3.200 Ok / 90,3 @ 5.600 Ok TM30
- Rg: 103,5 @ 3.200 Ok / 102,5 @ 5.600 Ok
The machine additionally has 48 sections that may be managed independently. With a bit creativity you possibly can obtain every kind of results with it, even pixel mapping from exterior controllers is feasible.
The unit has an onboard driver, a built-in energy provide, a wi-fi transceiver for distant DMX and RDM management, and community connectivity (Artwork-Internet, sACN).
A number of modes can be found to choose any desired colour together with XY, CCT, RGBW, Gel libraries, HSI, supply emulation, colour macros and CTO on colours. Any RGB output could be blended with heat white to supply pastel colours.
As a particular function, a linear cross-fade channel can seamlessly transition from any white to any colour. Different options embody:
- Protocols: DMX512, RDM, ArtNet, sACN, W-DMX + CRMX
- Stand Alone: selectable mode by way of 4 RGB backlight push-encoders
- Pixel management: 48 part management
- Wi-fi Management: included, LumenRadio Timo Fx DMX/RDM appropriate with each CRMX (Lumen Radio) and W-DMX (Wi-fi DMX)
- RDM: RDM for distant monitoring and settings
- Show: 3.5″ with new UI
When filming at excessive body charges, a quick shutter velocity is important, and the brand new PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWCXL has this lined: the “flicker-free frequency” could be fine-tuned through PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) from 600 ~ 40,000 Hz.
As identified within the first paragraph of this information article, the brand new EclPanel TWCXL is each giant and heavy. However since it’s supposed to be used on bigger movie and TV units, the super output, the pliability by way of dialing in any colour and shading thereof, plus the huge CCT vary make this fixture fairly distinctive and versatile for sure units.
Pricing and availability
There are not any value particulars for this unit, however because the smaller EclPanel TWC already prices $4,045, don’t anticipate its greater brother to be low-cost.
For comparability, right here’s an introduction video for the smaller PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWC (2×1) and TWCJR (1×1) panel:
For extra info, together with DMX charts, VectorWorks libraries and photometrics, head over to PROLIGHTS web site.
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