Videssence: Mini Fresnel LED lights released13 September 2014
Two new mini LED lights with Fresnel lenses have been introduced by Videssence, along with a new Videssence Vidnel 050 50Watt LED Fresnel. All are rated at 96+ CRI for the tungsten versions – there are also daylight versions. They all provide the single shadow, soft directional beam typical of Fresnel fixtures while using a fraction of the power.
The Little VID LV050 (with stationary beam) and the Little VID-Focusable, LV050-F, mini LED lights are housed in lightweight, compact (165mm x 152.4mm) housings, to allow easy handling in tight quarters.
The LV050 has a stationary beam and permanent barn doors, while the focusable LV050-F has a manual slide bar. Passive heat dissipation design delivers quiet operation, and power is shut off to the driver and LED when dimmed to zero with DMX so no external relay or power cut off is required.
The 5.4kg Vidnel 050 joins the Vidnel VN100 100W fixture introduced last year, and is designed to be used as a key or back light. It has a manual, lockable slide bar at the side to focus the beam, and spot focus delivers more than 1077 lux at 3.6m. Control at the back allows easy programming for DMX control and on-board dimming. It can also take standard 4-inch (101.6mm) Gel Frame and Barn Door accessories.