ARRI continues to literally broaden their LED line with the introduction of the wide-format SkyPanel S120-C LED Softlight. Supported by an aluminum yoke, the panel surface area measures 50.8 x 11.8" and employs interchangeable thermoplastic diffusers that range from Lite to Heavy to soften the light and wrap its output around your subject. A Standard medium diffuser is included with the light. The SkyPanel outputs the approximate equivalent of a 2000W tungsten soft light while drawing a maximum of only 430W.
Using technology originally designed for the L7-C Fresnel, the SkyPanel S120-C is fully color tuneable, allowing output of a warm 2800K to icy blue 10,000K light and also uses the full RGB+W color gamut with hue and saturation control for fine adjustments. Full minusgreen to full plusgreen is also possible, so if you're lighting for blue or greenscreen, you can simply dial your chosen color in. This wide degree of control is responsible for a very high CRI of 95 and a rating of 90 with the newer TLCI standard. All of these functions as well as 0-100% dimming can be adjusted locally with the SkyPanel's onboard controller or remotely via DMX or an LAN. Besides inputs and outputs appropriate to these functions, the light also has a USB-A port for downloading firmware upgrades from a thumb drive, PC or Mac.
The SkyPanel S120-C can be used worldwide, thanks to its included 100-240 VAC power supply, but it can also use optional 23-36 VDC batteries when mains power is unavailable. Besides the power supply, the light comes with a Junior (1-1/8") pin and a standard diffuser. This version of the light has a Manual Yoke and comes with an Edison power cord.