Launch of Litepanels Studio X Broadcast LED Fresnel Lights

Litepanels has just released a new range of LED Fresnel lamps primarily designed for broadcast and studio use: the Litepanels Studio X. At launch, six models are available with output power ranging from 60 to 360W. All Studio X fixtures are bi-color from 2700K to 6500K, you can fine-tune the beam angle from fixture to fixture, and all offer DMX, RDM and local control to continuously dim the light from 0-100%. Let’s take a closer look!

Litepanels is well known for its LED panels like the Gemini 2×1 Hard which we first got a glimpse of during Cine Gear. Additionally, the company has partnered with Quartzcolor to produce new LED Fresnel fixtures for broadcast and studio use: the Studio X Litepanels.

Studio X Litepanel Features

At launch, the Litepanels Studio X range consists of six models:

  • Studio X2: 60W – 5″ lens size
  • Studio X3: 100W – 5″ lens
  • Studio X4: 150W – 7″ lens size
  • Studio X5: 200W – 10″ lens
  • Studio X6: 300W – 10″ lens size
  • Studio X7: 360W – 14″ lens size
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All Studio X fixtures are bi-color and you can adjust the CCT range from 2700K to 6500K. Daylight and Tungsten only versions are also available. According to Litepanels, the CRI/TLCI of each light is over 97, which should produce a “naturally realistic” source for lighting talent.

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You can fine-tune the beam angle of each light with a knob on the back of the fixture. Each Litepanels Studio X light has a different beam angle, but the minimum setting is 10-49°.

Litepanels Studio X LED lights are primarily designed for studio use, so they all feature a 5-pin XLR DMX input, mini-USB port and RDM control.

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Price and availability

All of the lights are available for pre-order now, starting at $1,900. You can choose between a standard or pole-operated yoke mount, and you’ll find a 10-foot power cable and barn doors in the package.

For more information, please visit the Litepanels website.

What do you think of these new Studio X fixtures? Do you think the RGB/RGBW versions would be useful for broadcast/studio use? Please let us know in the comments below!

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