(April 20, 2009) Litepanels®, A Vitec Group company, pioneer of revolutionary LED lighting, announces the MicroPro™ on-camera light fixture, that doubles the light output of the company's groundbreaking Litepanels Micro™. In addition to increased output, the MicroPro provides a broader source, which gives a more wrapping, HD friendlier quality of light.
The compact black Litepanels MicroPro is ideally suited for mounting on an ENG, DV or DSLR camera. It offers luminous, soft, directional lighting with the same outstanding characteristics that make Litepanels an integral part of television, broadcast news and motion picture productions worldwide.
The MicroPro produces 1.5 hours of continuous output from 6 standard or rechargeable AA batteries (depending on make) or over 5 hours using Lithium Ion AA cells. Power can be supplied optionally through a convenient 5-12V input jack located on the back of the unit.
The compact new head measures 5.5” W x 3.75” H x 1. 5” D (139.7mm x 95.25mm x 38.1mm) and weighs just 10.5 ounces (300g).
A daylight (5600°K) source, the MicroPro features an integrated filter holder to provide the ability to attach diffusers and color modifiers. Filters not being used at the time can be conveniently stored on the back of the fixture. The unit comes comes complete with 3 filters including: Daylight to Tungsten Conversion, _ CT0 Warm and White Diffusion.
The Versatile MicroPro includes a ball-head camera adapter, and also offers a threaded receiver providing the ability to mount a MicroPro fixture directly on a light stand or camera arm.
Suggested list price for the Litepanels MicroPro is $525. For more information about Litepanels products, including the Micro™, 1x1™, MiniPlus™, Ringlite Cinema™, or Mini Ringlite™, contact Litepanels, Inc., 16152 Saticoy Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406, Phone: 818/752-7009, Fax: 818/752-2437 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.litepanels.com