Litepanels new products – Croma – Variable Color On Camera LED Light

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I was speaking with Toby Sali from Litepanels yesterday and he mentioned that they had a couple of new products released last week and we thought you might be interested in some new lighting options.

Litepanels Croma

A compact, versatile Litepanels LED fixture that offers variable color temperature

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The Croma™ is a sleekly designed, camera-mounted LED lighting fixture that provides Litepanels hallmark soft light with the addition of variable color temperature output. It is a versatile solution for run-and-gun news shooters, event videographers or still photographers who move rapidly from one light environment to the next, with no time to change lighting equipment or add gels. Delivering powerful performance in a small package, this self-contained light can be a secret weapon on any set or location, wherever extra kick or nice fill is needed.


  • Easy color balance from tungsten to daylight, or anywhere in between
  • Integrated smooth dimming
  • Flicker free at any frame rate or shutter angle
  • Rugged black soft touch rubber coated housing
  • Ergonomic and intuitive controls
  • Runs cool to the touch
  • Mounts on camcorders, DSLR cameras, stands, or handheld
  • Power via 6 AA batteries or AC adapter
  • Up to 1.5 hour battery operation
  • 50,000+ hour LED life
  • 9W draw, comparable to a 40-90W traditional fixture
  • The Croma has been tested & approved for use using the Anton Bauer “Dionic HC” battery and a
    D-Tap accessory

Litepanels Croma - Variable Color On Camera LED Light

List price is $649

Litepanels Sola 4™

A focusable LED Fresnel that's lightweight and ballast-free

The smallest DMX controllable LED Fresnel on the market, the daylight balanced Sola 4™ offers the controllability and light-shaping properties inherent in a Fresnel light at a small fraction of the power draw of conventional fixtures. Like the rest of Sola series, Sola 4 provides Litepanels’ famous soft light quality.


  • A true Fresnel fixture that produces soft, directional illumination
  • Litepanels proprietary heat free LED technology
  • High quality 4” Fresnel lens
  • Energy savings and extended bulb life provide a <3 year ROI in typical studio applications
  • 5600°K with no external ballast or restrike period required
  • AC/DC power with DC power via 4-pin XLR
  • Integrated DMX module with RJ45 (ethernet) connectors for remote control using DMX 512 Protocol
  • 100% to 0 dimming with no noticeable color shift
  • Focus control from 70° to 10° beam via on-fixture dial or DMX
  • Robust lightweight housing
  • Standard yoke for easy mounting and positioning
  • Perfect companion to Sola 6™ Fresnel
  • 30W draw, comparable to a 125W HMI output

Litepanels Sola 4™

List price is $1499

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