BB&S Introduces Area 48 Color LED Lighting

BB&S Lighting announces the new Area 48 Color LED lighting, which provides color accurate illumination in both white light and RGB.

BB&S said the new fixture is the most compact and powerful full-color LED panel light on the market today.

With a range of 10,000 to 2500 degrees Kelvin color temperature, Area 48 Color delivers 13,000 Lumen output (compared to a 1500 watt tungsten soft), and draws just 160 watts.

It operates flicker-free and silent (fan-free design), and is totally free of color shift while dimming from 100 percent to zero. It projects accurate, soft output with 105-degree dispersion.

To produce full color with extreme accuracy, it incorporates R/G/B plus cool white and warm white LEDs (2700 and 5600 degree Kelvin) that are selectively binned to ensure top quality. This allows outstanding saturated and tinted color rendition, as well as white light range from 2500 to 10,000 degree Kelvin.

To achieve superior rendition, especially for the age-old challenge of achieving natural looking skin tones, the BB&S team developed a method of refining the color mix. Their method ensures that the essential wavelengths for generating a natural look are present and consistent over the white spectrum.

An on-fixture touchscreen for is provided for control, including plus/minus green and plus/minus magenta settings. Users can also operate via DMX/RDM.

This lighting tool offers color accuracy of 97.5 CRI or 96-98 TLCI throughout the white range. Without flicker at any frame rate or color shift, it delivers smooth 8/16-bit DMX/RDM dimming all the way to zero.

Area 48 Color measures 13.97-inches wide, 10.82-inches high by 4.53-inches deep and weighs ten pounds, including its on-board power supply. It is easy to transport and well- suited for stands or lighting grids with the PSU mounted on the yoke.

The unit ships with removable barn doors and safety cable and a yoke-mounted 48 volt power supply. The price is $3295. Optional soft boxes and lighting grids are available. 

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