LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, today announced it its new F8 LED Fresnel was named one of the “Best Of IBC” products by TVBEurope magazine. Available in tungsten (3200K) or daylight (5600K) versions, the F8 maintains single shadow traditional Fresnel beam shaping through an eight-inch SCHOTT glass lens, and offers a patented focusing system for spot and flood operations. Plus, the unique F8 folds flat – collapsing to less than four inches thick – for easy transport and storage.
Selected by the editorial teams of TVBEurope and the IBC Daily, the Best Of IBC was awarded to new products across seven categories and chosen from more than 1,400 exhibitors at IBC2013 last month in Amsterdam. The magazine and official show publication are published by Intent Media Ltd.
“We appreciate that our F8 LED Fresnel was named one of the Best Of IBC at this year’s show,” said Joe Arnao, president. “People are really responding to its innovative design and the fact that it costs so much less to operate than traditional Fresnels.”
Ideal for studio or location work, the F8’s LED engine with quantum dot technology provides a cooler, more energy efficient light than traditional Fresnel instruments, but does not compromise performance. While it draws only 100 watts, it has close to the light output of a traditional 1000-watt Fresnel. With a CRI (color rendering index) up to 97 or better, the fully dimmable F8 offers and adjustable beam spread (16-70 degrees) for even coverage for widescreen productions.
Like other Zylight models, the F8 is also equipped with ZyLink wireless technology, which makes it easy to link multiple Zylights for simultaneous remote control. As a result, several F8s can be grouped together and linked for unique lighting scenarios. The F8 can also be controlled via DMX. 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 includes a five-year warranty on the LED engine, and ships with barn doors and yoke mount. Additional accessories are available separately.
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