Small Rig has taken the profitable point-source LED design of the RC120 and amped it as much as create a brand new mild that’s even brighter with out sacrificing its light-weight and compact design. With a promised lux ranking of practically 100,000 and an influence consumption of 260 watts, it’s exhausting to think about a setup that the new RC220 gained’t be capable to effectively illuminate.
Identified largely for its number of digital camera cages, SmallRig has steadily constructed a status for a wider vary of strong and dependable digital camera equipment. With its first level supply video mild, the RC120, the corporate broke new floor with studio and site lighting and is taking the teachings discovered to create a fair brighter and extra versatile LED mild.
The D mannequin has an output of 5,600K with middle luminance topping out at an excellent vibrant 98,700 Lux at one meter, whereas the bi-color RC220B is rated for between 2,700K and 6,500K, with a middle illuminance of 84,500 Lux at one meter (3.3 ft).
Colour accuracy can be excessive, and SmallRig claims a CRI ranking of 96+ and a TLCI ranking of 95+, giving the RC 220 Serie professional-level shade replica and constant shade output. SmallRig says the RC220’s ultra-quiet energetic cooling system solely engages the fan when wanted, and the design appears to be as quiet as it’s environment friendly, solely placing out lower than 30dB of noise.
The SmallRig RC220 can be managed utilizing SmallRig’s the SmallGoGo App, which may regulate a number of lights for mild output, particular results, and shade temperature (RC 220B solely) from as much as 100 meters (328 ft) away. There are 9 particular results settings together with flash, paparazzi, lightning, social gathering, TV, flame, fireworks, defective or flickering bulb, and breath as effectively.
With a twin energy provide, the RC220 can function within the discipline utilizing wall energy however can be used with V-mount batteries. SmallRig didn’t disclose how lengthy filmmakers and photographers can anticipate the sunshine to function at full energy when linked to a battery, nonetheless. The place the RC220 actually shines is with its normal Bowens mount, which allows the point-source LED mild to create a number of various lighting results with softboxes and light-weight shaping equipment.
Pricing and Availability
The RC 220B Bi-Colour Level-Supply Video Gentle is obtainable for preorder for $369, whereas the RC 220D Daylight Level-Supply Video Gentle is available in barely much less at $329. SmallRig expects the lights to ship beginning Could 31, 2022.
Replace 4/22: A earlier model of this story incorrectly said the output of the sunshine was in lumens as an alternative of lux. We apologize for the error.