Litepanels Introduces H2 Hi-Output™ LED Fixtures and more at NAB 2011

March 31, 2011: Litepanels, pioneering developer of proprietary LED lighting and a Vitec Group brand, will show a wide range of its HD-friendly daylight balanced LED lighting fixtures, including the new H2 Hi-Output™ LED fixture.

NAB will mark the world-wide debut on Litepanels’ H2 Hi-Output LED lights. The new fixtures answer the need for an LED fixture capable of throwing illumination over a 20 to 25 foot (6.1 – 7.6 M) distance, providing HD-friendly light with all the advantages of Litepanels LEDs. The new H2 Hi-Output is 5600°K color balance, utilizing an array of 72 one-Watt daylight LEDs that are focused to a 10° angle.

Litepanels’ Sola Fresnel LED Fixtures are now shipping. The revolutionary daylight-balanced Sola Fresnels provide the controllability and single-shadow properties inherent in a Fresnel light, but utilize just a fraction of the power of conventional fixtures. The Sola 6™ is a 100W studio or remote fixture; the Sola ENG™ is an on-camera 30W fixture.

Litepanels extensive line of 1×1™ arrays of LED bulbs will be showcased at NAB. 1x1s have become the industry standard for studio and location lighting. Various models provide daylight or tungsten, or can dial up a color balance in-between. Light angles of flood, 30° and 15°, and focusable models are available. And the Low Profile takes up just 3 inches of headroom.

The lineup of on-camera LED light fixtures from Litepanels will also be demonstrated. These small, portable, battery powered LED lights are designed to meet the needs of ENG and field production, providing HD friendly soft fill light. Micro and MicroPro daylight fixtures run off of standard AA batteries, and provide as much as six hours of run time depending on the type of batteries used. The MicroPro Hybrid provides the company’s hallmark soft continuous lighting plus adds a 400% burst flash feature for still photography. MiniPlus fixtures are available in daylight balance flood and spot & tungsten balance flood models. Plus, the company’s famous beauty light, the LED Ringlite will also be on display.

For more information on Litepanels HD-friendly LED lighting systems, contact Litepanels, Inc., 16152 Saticoy Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406, tel: (818) 752-7009 or online at www.litepanels.com.

About Litepanels
Litepanels’ pioneering, energy efficient LED (light emitting diode) lighting fixtures are popular and valued tools throughout the television, motion picture, and audio-visual industries, thanks to their low power draw, heat-free usage, and soft, directional illumination. Litepanels are renowned for their HD-friendly key and fill lighting, and innovative features such as full range dimming with only minimal effect on color temperature.

The ever-growing range of Litepanels products includes: compact MicroPro and MiniPlus on-camera lights, slimline, flat-profile 1×1 fixtures in standard, Bi-Color, or Bi-Focus, Super-Spot, and Low-Profile versions, LED Ringlites, and the new Sola LED Fresnel series. Litepanels installations are an essential component of the White House and Pentagon Briefing Rooms, the CNN Election Van, KTLA News Helicopter, and television news crews and motion picture studios worldwide. In addition to dozens of industry awards, the company has recently been honored with a Prime Time Engineering Emmy by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Litepanels is a Vitec Group brand.

A Snapshot of The Vitec Group
Vitec is an international Group principally serving customers in the broadcast, photographic and military, aerospace and government (MAG) markets. Listed on the London Stock Exchange with 2009 revenue of £315 million, Vitec is based on strong, well-known, premium brands on which its customers worldwide rely. 

Vitec is organised in three divisions:  Imaging & Staging, Videocom and Services. Imaging & Staging designs, manufactures and distributes equipment and accessories for photography, video and events. Videocom designs and distributes systems and products used in broadcasting and live entertainment, film and video production and MAG. Services provides equipment rental, workflow design and technical support for camera, video, audio, fibre optic and wireless technology used by TV production teams and film crews. More information can be found at www.vitecgroup.com.

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