April 9, 2018
NAB 2018

Blind Spot Lights Pack A Powerful Punch in a Tiny Fixture

Blind Spot's Scorpion V2 and Tile lights can fit into tight spaces. 

If you find yourself in a location with little room and need to add light to the scene, Blind Spot has two options to consider. The Scorpion 2 and Tile lighting fixtures are extremely small and can run off a single Sony NP-F compatible battery.

Scorpion V2

The Scorpion V2, which we covered back in February, builds upon its predecessor with an increased power output (from a smaller unit) and higher TLCI of 94, which should make for more flattering skintones. 

Tech Specs

  • 800 lumens output
  • Total Internal Reflection optical system
  • 27-degree beam angle
  • 5600 K color temperature
  • 16W, 2.5a@6.5volts
  • Sony NP-F battery adapter
  • 3m power extension cord and D-tap accessories
  • 80-minute runtime on included battery
  • 270 lux at 3 meters
  • Aluminum outer case, drop proof to 3 meters
  • 300g/.65lb weight
  • 6cm x 6xm x 38cm / 3" x 3" x 15"

Tile

The Tile light has a shape similar to a smartphone and boasts 1700 lumens with a 5600K color temperature. It features a built-in 5-step dimming button, a 120-degree beam angle, and two 1/4"-20 mounts. It's also flicker-free from 0-100%. You can attach any standard gel via its electrostatic front side and an optional softbox can increase the aperture by 400%, according to the company. 

Kits come complete with accessories for mounts, batteries, gels and AC power. The Tile retails for $325. 

Tech Specs

  • 1700 Lumens
  • 5600K 
  • 120-Degree Beam Angle
  • Electrostatic Gel Attachment 
  • 22w Max Power

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