The Spectra500S Battery-Powered LED Light from Manfrotto is a small, LED light that provides a spot 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 daylight balanced light with a color temperature of 5600K. The 500S is dimmable from 100 to 0% without causing flickering at any frame rate or shutter angle. The 500S features a beam angle of 30°, with 300 Lux at 1 meter.
Manfrotto Spectra 500S is an ultra compact, lightweight and portable LED light, designed for the most demanding videographers and photographers. Light is emitted with narrow beam angle (30°) and it has a constant colour temperature of 5600°K (daylight), with an illuminance of more than 300 LUX at a distance of 1m. Thanks to its excellent colour rendition (CRI>90), Spectra 500S allows a high fidelity color reproduction and the skin tone of subjects is always natural. The device can be powered by four AA alkaline, AA rechargeable or AA lithium batteries. Average lifetime is 1,5hrs in normal conditions of usage, at the highest output. 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 500S 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 90 minutes using 6 x AA alkaline batteries, or you can use optional AC adapters. Included with the unit are full and half CTO gel filters 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.