Rotolight to Show Updated Anova Pro LED Light at IBC 2016

Rotolight has announced that its new, enhanced Anova Pro LED light is now shipping and will be shown at IBC in Amsterdam.

Rotolight said the enhanced Anova Pro delivers versatility, superior color rendering and soft light output. It features five new features which save significant time and money, while enabling greater creativity for directors of photography (DOP) in the studio or on location.

These enhancements include CineSFX, which provides an arsenal of customizable cinematic lighting effects including FX Slave, which enables the effects to be slaved to up to 512 third party light sources in real time with zero latency to create powerful lighting effects for large scale productions.

True aperture dimming calculates and displays F-stop for a subject at a given distance, while designer fade provides custom fade up/down production effects. High speed sync flash provides HSS flash with zero recycle time at 150 percent of the maximum continuous light output for traditional photographic workflows.

Rotolight said CineSFX includes all the common lighting effects that gaffers and DOPs are frequently required to recreate on set. These range from fire, lightning, TV, film, neon and spark simulation to more novel effects, such as police, paparazzi and gunshot visual effects.

The Anova Pro’s CineSFX is completely customizable and features a digital display, enabling precise reproduction of complex lighting effects. It eliminates the need for legacy “flicker box” workflows.

CineSFX can also now be used with a wired remote trigger for wireless control enabling DOPs to sync effects into productions. Utilizing the new FX Slave feature enables up to 512 third party light sources (including previous generation Rotolight Anova lights) to be “slaved” via DMX.

The light sources are able to be controlled directly by the single Anova Pro to deliver the specified CineSFX mode but with no latency and at the same intensity and color temperature. This allows detailed lighting effects to be reproduced.

The bi-color LED system is 43 percent brighter than its predecessors and features a revised yoke design and new flash sync trigger input for camera shutter release synchronization. 

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