The Spectra500F LED Battery Powered Light from Manfrotto is a small, battery powered LED light that provides a flood beam spread. It features a greater than 90 CRI rating, providing superior color rendition compared to lights with a lower CRI rating. The LEDs produce a color temperature of 5000K, which is slightly warmer than the daylight balanced standard. The 500F is dimmable from 100 to 0%, without causing flickering at any frame rate or shutter angle. The 500F features a beam angle of 60° with 550 Lux at 1 meter.
Manfrotto Spectra 500F is a lightweight and portable LED light, designed for the most demanding videographers and photographers. Despite being very compact, this LED device offers outstanding performance and it is very robust. Thanks to its slim and elegant design, Spectra 500F stands out from the crowd of existing standard LED panels. Light is emitted with wide beam angle (60°) and it has a constant colour temperature of 5000°K (daylight), with an illuminance of more than 550 LUX at a distance of 1m. Thanks to its excellent colour rendition (CRI>90), Spectra 500F allows a high fidelity color reproduction and the skin tone of subjects is always natural. The device can be powered by six AA alkaline, AA rechargeable or AA lithium batteries. Average lifetime is 1,5hrs in normal conditions of usage, at the highest output. The Manfrotto 500 F is provided with a battery gauge, which is ''''green'''' when battery level is high, ''''amber'''' when batteries are below 50% and ''''red'''' when batteries are close to failure.
The LED light can also be operated by mains, through an AC adaptor, which is optionally available. Light intensity can be precisley regulated through a dimmer, while avoiding color shifting and flickering A ball-head with hot-shoe attachment for orientation of the light is included in the packaging. Filters are provided in ¼ CTO warming, Full CTO warming and Opal diffusion. These filters may be used in combination with each other. Spectra 500F is extremely versatile: it can be uses either on-camera, via ball head, or in combination with Manfrotto’s numerous accessories (stands, booms, clamps, arms..), using the ¼” threading on the bottom of the device.
The unit features a low power draw, allowing you to run the light for 70 minutes using 6 x AA alkaline batteries, or you can use optional AC adapters. Included with the unit are a full and half CTO gel filter, and a half white diffusion gel. The light features a 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole, so you can attach it to stands and accessories with a 1/4"-20 stud. A ball head with a 1/4"-20 stud and accessory shoe mount allows you to mount the light on top of compatible still cameras, DSLRs, and camcorders with a hot/cold accessory shoe.