Westcott has released Solix, a professional, hassle-free light designed with an array of features for on-the-go videographers and photographers.
Westcott said the Solix emits up to 2100 lux (at 3.2 feet) of 5600K daylight-balanced light with a high color accuracy rating of 96+ CRI (97+ TLCI) and a beam angle of about 120o.
The Solix incorporates an integrated rotatable speedring with eight standard rod receptacles. It is compatible with a variety of modifiers, including Westcott’s line of Pro Softboxes, Signature Softboxes, Shallow Softboxes, Stripbanks, and five-foot Octabanks. This mounting system allows traditional softboxes to be instantly rotated 360o.
Weighing 3.3 pounds, the Solix’s housing is durable and heat resistant. It features a removable barndoor system for precise light control and a frosted diffusion front that eliminates cross-shadows. These accessories mount to the Solix’s magnetic front for modification.
An output and power dial are located on the back of the unit along with a digital display. This AC/DC light draws 60-watts and is rated for 50,000+ hours of use.
The Solix was designed with an affixed tilter bracket and light stand mount for positioning. The light’s tilter bracket includes a standard umbrella receptacle allowing for further modification options with umbrellas and umbrella-style softboxes.
Prices begin at $449.90.
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