Manfrotto Introduces Improved Compact LED Lights for Videographers

Manfrotto has introduced a new generation of compact LED on-camera lights designed by Litepanels for professional videographers. The Croma2, Micropro2 and Spectra2 feature surface mount technology in a portable size.

Manfrotto said the new LED lights designed by Litepanels guarantee images with perfect color rendition and improved optical efficiency. Each features SMT LED panels with embedded lenses, which have been created for high efficiency and CRI (Color Rendering Index).

The intensity of the LED lights can be controlled by the user. The Croma2 produces up to 900lux and Micropro2 up to 940lux. The color temperature in the Croma2 can be regulated from 3100K to 5600K, which allows the LED panel to match the existing ambient lighting.

The Micropro2 runs at Daylight 5600K and permits the color correction due to the diffuser and gel filter included in the pack.

Manfrotto Spectra2 LED Light

Manfrotto Spectra2 LED Light

Both lights operate on six AA standard batteries, from the included AC adaptor or on L-Type Li-ion batteries through the included battery adaptor. All include a ball head that can be used for on or off-camera use.

The Sprectra2 is the most compact of the new lights. It also features LED SMT technology and is dimmable. It is capable of emitting 650lux and provides a further increase in the light output thanks to the boost mode (+50%). The color temperature of the LED Panel is Daylight 5600K, but it can be changed with diffusers and filter gels.

The Spectra2 can operate on six AA standard batteries and offers, as optional, AC or L-Type Li-ion batteries adaptors.

The Sprectra2 is priced at $219.99, the Micropro2 is $349.99 and the Croma2 is $418.99.

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