Litepanels Expands Portable Power Capabilities of Gemini 2x1 Softlight

Litepanels has introduced three new accessories for its Gemini 2x1 LED Softlight panel. These include a dual battery bracket for either Gold Mount or V-Mount batteries, a floor stand kit and a soft-sided carry case.

Litepanels said the new dual battery bracket makes Gemini 2x1 more practical in situations where portable power is preferred over mains power. The new floor stand and lightweight carry case are additions that support the company’s strategy of providing better mobile lighting solutions.

Gemini 2x1 is an accurate white light, offering precision color control, a broad array of dynamic lighting and cinematic effects and flicker-free output. The portable LED panel is extremely lightweight and features an onboard, ballast-free power supply.

While Gemini has always been able to operate at 100 percent power when on battery operation, the only previous mobile power option was a freestanding cine battery resting on the floor. The new dual battery bracket changes the equation by enabling users to power a Gemini panel by mounting two 14.4V broadcast camera batteries directly to the light’s yoke or stand.

The Gemini dual battery bracket is available in either a Gold Mount or V-Mount version, each supporting two batteries in sizes ranging from 90 to 190 watt-hours. The new bracket has been designed to regulate power output to ensure maximum battery life and maintain peak performance for the Gemini 2x1. It includes a connecting cable.

The dual battery bracket is currently available at $420.

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