Godox has expanded its tube line lineup once more with the brand new 180cm lengthy Godox TL180 bringing the household as much as 4 lights together with the foot-long TL30, the 60cm lengthy TL60 launched on the finish of 2020 and the 120cm lengthy TL120, launched in February of this 12 months. The brand new TL180, Godox says, gives distinctive benefits over its shorter siblings for lighting bigger scenes, lighting results choices or for utilizing as a key or fill mild.
As with the remainder of the Godox TL lineup, the Godox TL180 could be managed through the onboard controls, the Godox Smartphone app, DMX or the two.4Ghz Godox RC-R9 distant. It has Bluetooth vary of 30m and a pair of.4Ghz wi-fi management with the RC-R9 distant as much as 50 metres. White stability vary has truly elevated, going from 2700K as much as 6500K (the opposite two go as much as 5600K) with a CRI of 96 and TLCI of 98.
The Godox TL180 rounds up the Godox tube product line fairly properly. With 4 completely different fashions at 30cm, 60cm, 120cm and 180cm, you may cowl all the things from throwing just a little mild in a darkish nook to offering full-length key, fill or rim lights for standing human topics. And with a excessive CRI and TLCI and adjustable white stability of 2700-6500K, it ought to slot proper into most location lighting conditions you would possibly wish to improve.
It options an inner 14.4v 9000mAh (129.6Wh) built-in lithium battery that gives as much as 160 minutes of steady use at full energy. It comes with a 20v 5.5A energy provide which ought to – in idea – cost it again up from flat to full in simply over an hour or so. It sports activities 32 channels for wi-fi management with as much as 6 teams, permitting you to regulate a number of lights concurrently from the smartphone app or Godox RC-R9 distant. The TL180 additionally options DMX management, just like the TL120 and TL60 lights (however not the TL30), permitting you to totally distant management a number of models straight out of your lighting desk.
Naturally, you may as well management the TL180 from the built-in controls as properly, the place you’ll additionally see 14 completely different results presets together with RGB cycle, Flash, Get together, Lightning, Damaged bulb, TV, Candle, Hearth, Firework, Music, Police automobile, Hearth truck, Ambulance and SOS, every with 2-3 completely different modes for 39 results in complete. As for the “Music” preset, Godox says that it adjustments color “with the variation of the sounds”. Precisely the way it’s selecting up these sounds, I’m unsure.
|RGB Color Gamut||0-360°|
|Battery life (steady output 100% energy, 2700K or 5600K)||~160 minutes|
|Management Strategies||Smartphone App (Android/IOS) 2.4Ghz wi-fi, DMX management|
|Bluetooth wi-fi vary||~30m|
|2.4Ghz wi-fi vary||~50m (with optionally available RC-R9 distant)|
|Dimensions||51 x 1800mm|
The Godox TL180 is out there to pre-order now for $429 and is predicted to start out transport within the subsequent couple of months.