Aputure Has Made a Light That is Virtually Indestructible
Here's one light you'll never break.
Aputure's new Amaran Tri8 LED may be about the size of an iPad, but it tightly packs 888 LED lights all into its light and portable frame. After hearing horror story after horror story of broken lights on set, the company decided to place special focus on making its newest product virtually indestructible. The front is covered by pure poly-carbon and the back is made up of aircraft grade aluminum.
The 888 LED are not arranged in an organized manner, but rather they are scattered to get rid of patterned shadows. The Amaran Tri8 has dimming options with a readout and color temperature control, which has a range of 2300-6800 degrees.
The Tri8 takes two Sony NPF batteries, but also has a P-tap for Anton Bauer batteries. It comes with two handles for even more portability, as well as two stands.
The Amaran Tri8 will be on the market in May with a price point of about $400 - $500.
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