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Old November 14th, 2004, 11:51 PM   #1
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on-camera light kit for xl1s?

Anyone can recommend me a budget and reliable on-camera light kit for xl1s? My budget was very tight, Approximated about USD 300. How about voltage if I purchase thru US, will it be compatible issue with my country voltage in Asia (230 Voltage)?

I thinking of purchase Bescor

Bescor
Price : $ 234.95

AK7 Dimmer Light and Battery Kit - Consists of: MPL635 Light, MM7XLR Battery, BC500 Charger, Barn Doors

or Smith-Victor SV840 Lighting Kit
Kit includes SV950 Video Light and BP1-C, 12-volt power pack in a sleek and sturdy black nylon shoulder bag. Includes charger and XLR Plug Connector.

Please advice me on this matter
My setup Canon Xl1s with MA200
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Old November 15th, 2004, 02:27 PM   #2
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I'm thinking of buy 1 too. I just want light, no fancy stuff. I'd be great if I can plug to the wall - outlet. need to get resouce from somewhere.

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Bescor MPL-645 On Camera Dimmer Light with Flip up Dichroic Filter and 50 Watt Lamp $ 159.95
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/images/l...ges/269937.jpg

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Bescor MK10ATM On Camera Light Kit - Consists of: MPL635 Light, SLM10XLR Battery, ATM Charger $ 299.95
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/images/l...ges/304489.jpg

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Old January 4th, 2005, 08:56 AM   #3
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Smith Victor SV950 LIGHTING KIT

Anyone used Smith Victor SV950 LIGHTING KIT with XL1s???/


Please advice me on this...
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Old January 12th, 2005, 08:34 AM   #4
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Hi, I have that Bescor light. Not really happy with it because of the color temp changing when you're dimming down (it gets really yellow). I believe the NRG Varalux does a better job, for about the same price. It has a circuit that prevents the color shift.
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