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Old March 1st, 2008, 01:01 PM   #61
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You will have to contact them to find out. I can't speak for them :)
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Old March 1st, 2008, 01:11 PM   #62
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You will have to contact them to find out. I can't speak for them :)
I have written them some hour ago and now I'm waiting for their reply.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 12:18 AM   #63
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Adriano,

You write in to Chris ... I am sure she will lend a sympathetic ear to your problems ... and change you a new one.

My serial number on my Micro is 167.
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Old March 21st, 2008, 02:14 PM   #64
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Yes there's a markup, but the Litepanels Micro works

Don't know what the fuss is: the litepanels micro works as advertised. $299 is a little steep -- probably should be closer to $199, but engineering and markup costs probably explain a lot of the difference. Can you blame the innovator for charging what the market will allow? You'd do the same. Over time, I think the price will moderate.

The filter holder is a little on the lightweight side, but it works fine -- if you put the filters in properly. There are little tabs on the sides of the holders -- put the filters inside the tabs! I place a mere sliver of gaffers tape on top of the filter's top edge and it works fine!
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Old April 19th, 2011, 09:02 AM   #65
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What difference?

Hi, does anyone can tell me what differences between Litpanel LP-Micro and 183 LED Camcorder Video Light Panel? There is a very big difference about price.
Find 183 LED Camcorder Video Light Panel Digital Camera E8F on eBay International Market, with worldwide deals on items in all your top categories
Thanks for your suggestions.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 11:02 AM   #66
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Re: Litepanels LP-Micro

CN-183 is heavy and not operated with small batteries. It comes with a heavy battery that you need to tie to your belt. LP Micro is very light weight and portable. Operated using AA batteries. CN-183 is 850lux and LP micro is about 300 lux at 1 meter. very weak.

I wouldn't recommend either light. If you are looking for budget LED light, you can consider CN-126, CN-160 or the HDV-Z96.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 11:42 AM   #67
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Re: Litepanels LP-Micro

Taky,
thanks a lot for your suggestions. I have just noticed this Light Panel:
Find 126 LED Lighting PANEL for HD Video DV Camcorder 7D D90 on eBay International Market, with worldwide deals on items in all your top categories
This Light Panel is lighter and leds give more powerful light.
I don't understand fine if too much light can be a problem for you.
I don't also understand because LP-Panel is so expensive if it has so few leds.
In your opinion are there difference between leds and leds or are all they identical?
I have just noticed you sell Light Panel, therefore you are an expert guy. If I will buy a Light Panel
I will buy from you ... if you can send to Europe.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 12:03 PM   #68
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Re: Litepanels LP-Micro

I would go with CN-160 if you like CN-126. They are the same size and same weight, but CN-160 gives you more light output. With the dimmer, you don't have to worry about.

There is a problem with the CN126/160. They are made with 5600K color temperature which you can use it outdoor. To use it indoor, you have to use the included orange filter. but it shows a green spike and doesn't look good at all. Also, that light arm is plastic and can't hold the light in place. You have to constantly tightened the plastic arm. You should check out the HDV-Z96. That's a much better light than Cn-126/CN-160 in my opinion.

LitePanels is expensive because they are LitePanels. =)

I have on-camera lights for sell. Price is eBay is much cheaper. But it usually takes 2 to 3 weeks to deliver.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 12:23 PM   #69
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Re: Litepanels LP-Micro

A last question please.
I have just noticed HDV-Z96 has Illuminance: 800Lx. How much is it more powerful than LP-Micro? Is it evident?
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Old April 19th, 2011, 12:32 PM   #70
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Re: Litepanels LP-Micro

LP Micro is about 300 lux at 1 meter. Z96 is 800 lux at 1 meter. CN-160 is 900 lux at 1 meter.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 01:03 PM   #71
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Re: Litepanels LP-Micro

The question is: "What do you want to use the light for?"
The LitePanels Micro has very little 'throw'. It is good for illuminating a subject 2 to 3 feet from the source. Beyond that, the light level is quite low.
I use my LitePanels Micro mounted on my Canon HV-20 with a Rode Video Mic Pro. The mic and light are both at their optimal distances.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 02:06 PM   #72
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>The question is: "What do you want to use the light for?"

I'd like to use it at at sunset and in the night.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 09:08 PM   #73
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Re: Litepanels LP-Micro

For your situation, LP-Micro won't do it. In fact, LP-Micro won't do anything other than an close up interview.

You might want to consider our Comer 1800 if you are looking for great output to be used at sunset and indoor at night.
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Old April 20th, 2011, 04:16 AM   #74
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Re: Litepanels LP-Micro

mmmm, your reply gives me anxiety. ;)
Specifications of Comer 1800 are wonderful, amazing. Can you tell me what filters are inclused with it? Is there warm filter?

I use Sony HXR-NX5 camera.
I like Comer 1800 but I think HDV-Z96 is more versatile. Do I make a mistake?
Comer 1800 is bigger and heavier.
I will bring it in my bag around the world and in rainforest for documentaries about indigenous people. I will use the light panel outside in the night but inside huts too.
In your opinion is Comer 1800 the light for me?
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Old April 20th, 2011, 07:39 AM   #75
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Litepanels | LED Lighting for the Film and Television Industry

Litepanels Micro™ Photmetrics
DISTANCE LUX
2ft. / 0.6m 560 Lux
4ft. / 1.2m 280 Lux
6ft. / 1.8m 140 Lux
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