PROLIGHTS newest addition to their vary of highly effective LED mild sources is the brand new EclPanel TWCXL. There’s already an EclPanel TWC, however this new one actually deserves the XL addition to its identify: 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 digicam, massive mild sources are often thought of stunning. 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). This can be 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. Identical 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. When it comes to shade accuracy, PROLIGHTS doesn’t go away you at midnight however present a complete 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 little 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-Web, sACN).
A number of modes can be found to select any desired shade together with XY, CCT, RGBW, Gel libraries, HSI, supply emulation, shade macros and CTO on colours. Any RGB output may be blended with heat white to provide pastel colours.
As a particular function, a linear cross-fade channel can seamlessly transition from any white to any shade. Different options embrace:
- Protocols: DMX512, RDM, ArtNet, sACN, W-DMX + CRMX
- Stand Alone: selectable mode by means 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 pace is crucial, and the brand new PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWCXL has this coated: the “flicker-free frequency” may be fine-tuned by way of 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 massive and heavy. However since it’s supposed to be used on bigger movie and TV units, the super output, the pliability when it comes to dialing in any shade and shading thereof, plus the extensive CCT vary make this fixture fairly distinctive and versatile for sure units.
Pricing and availability
There aren’t any value particulars for this unit, however because the smaller EclPanel TWC already prices $4,045, don’t anticipate its larger 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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