Articles & News Tagged “Keldan”
Wetpixel Live: Keldan 8XR and RTC1 review with Natalie Gibb
Adam joins cave explorer and underwater image maker Natalie Gibb in the jungle for this episode of Wetpixel Live. Natalie has been testing the new Keldan 8XR lights and the RC1 ultrasonic remote control and they discuss how the combination has performed, and the creative opportunities that having true remote control of off-camera lights offers.
Keldan Ships 8XR Video Lights
Keldan Ships RC1 Remote Control
Keldan has announced that they are now shipping their RC1 Remote Control. It uses sonar and can control the brightness of the company’s 24XR and 18XR lights, has a range of 50m, and works around corners or through walls. Each unit can control 2 lights or 2 groups of lights independently.
Keldan ships Color Checker card
Keldan ships new products
Keldan has announced its full range for 2020. The 8X and 4X lights both have a 20% increase in power and higher CRI values. The Spectrum color correction filter range has been streamlined and refined, as has the Ambient Light filters. In addition, there is a buoyancy collar available for the lights, and a pocket-sized underwater color and white balance target.
Review: Keldan Spectrum and Ambient Filters by Massimo Franzese
Massimo Franzese (aka Interceptor121) presents an extensive review of the performance of and an outline to the theory behind Keldan’s redesigned Spectrum and Ambient light filters. The former correct the color entering the lens of the camera, while the latter corrects the output of video lights. Massimo used the filters extensively during recent trips to Tiger Beach in the Bahamas and the Mediterranean.
Keldan Filters explained
Keldan announces updated high CRI version of 8X video light
Keldan has announced an updated version of their high color rendering index (CRI) 8X video light. It offers 11,000 lumen output with a CRI of 92. Control is via 9 output steps, with a burn time of 45 minutes at full power. Beam angle is 90°, with a gradual edge fall off and color temperature is 5400°K
Keldan announces the Video 8X CRI and updates to existing lights
Keldan, via their US distributer, has announced a new video light, and updates to two existing models. The Video 8X CRI offers 8,000 Lumen output with a color rendering index of 96. The Video 8X Flux has ben upgraded to offer 12,000 Lumen output and the Video 4X to 7,000.