Switronix TorchLED Bolt On-Camera LED Light - with Switronix TL-BTK Battery Kit

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About Switronix TorchLED

The Switronix TorchLED Bolt On-Camera LED Light is a 200W-equivalent light for attaching to the top of your camera - or (likely via an adapter) to a light stand for use as a "sun gun" on a set or on location. The 16-LED light is powerful enough to use as a fill light outdoors. The TorchLED features a brightness and throw (40-50') that put it in the range of halogen lights.

If it has a free Powertap output, you can use your existing 14.4V DC brick-style battery for powering this light - a Powertap cable is included. Alternatively, the TorchLED Bolt accepts a Sony L-Series-style battery to supply the needed power. Though it puts out the equivalent of 200W incandescent light, it draws just 22W at maximum light output. At 4100K, which is a blend of full 3000K and 6000K light, the illumination is 3800 lux at 3.3' (1 m).

Switronix TorchLED Features

  • TorchLED Bolt features two knobs for controlling the 5-100% dimming of 3000K light and 6000K light. Once optimal color temperature is set, the on/off switch can be used to preserve the mixture of the two color-temperature sources
  • Comes with a carrying case, a snap-on filter holder and one diffusion gel

Switronix TorchLED Specifications

Lamp Type
16 LED
Mount Type
1/4"-20 (includes swivel shoe-mount adapter)
Color Temperature
3000-6000K
Illumination
Approx. 1800 lux (3200K @ 1 m)
Approx. 2000 lux (5600K @ 1 m)
Dimming Range
5-100% (separate controls for 3000K & 6000K temperatures)
Color Rendering Index
89
Power Source
Powertap input for connection to a standard 14.4V brick battery
Also accepts Sony L-Series-style battery
Power Connector
Powertap cable
Power Requirements
7.2-16.8V DC
Power Consumption
22W max (at full 4100K light output)
Material
Housing: Black ABS plastic
Dimensions (H x W x D)
Light body only: 4 x 5.6 x 2.95" (10.2 x 14.2 x 7.5 cm)
Weight
1.15 lb (0.52 kg)

Switronix TorchLED Reviews

Reviewed by 1 customers

 
5.0

High intensity & focused throw = winner

By

from Seattle  -  Filmmaker

Owning this light won't make you a better filmmaker. Or will it? It's made me a better one, because now it's so easy to do the right thing – add that rim light, dial in that fill, tweak that color temp – that I'm actually doing it, instead of thinking about it. Having a Bolt in your bag arms you with a powerful light that delivers on the promise that LED lighting has been whispering for years: cool light when you need it, where you need it, no cords attached.

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