Cheap Fresnel Lights -

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Cheap Fresnel Lights -
Jul 26, 2014

I have been seeming on ebay some rather interesting fresnel lights from from China.

My interest is for small indie film. I think I only need one, as I have some LEDs (312 3400/5600K softbox style,240x2 3400/5600K with barndoors). So my temperature needs would obviously be 3400 and 5600K. I like the idea of a dimmer. I am not looking for 1000W, as my sets are small. My porch light at 100W is too bright, so I am thinking even if its set to spot that 300W would be more than enough.

I guess one question I have is, is there a standard universal dimmer that can be used as an add on (meaning not a custom light model/make specific one) 10-100%.??? ~ Does this work fro all models make and watts?

The price ranges Ive seen for one vary from 100 USD to 250USD. One even claims to be dichroic. Does that matter for a fresnel, I thought the rippled glass and gel filter is what matters???

Last question has anyone had good experiences with China cheap fresnel lights for video?

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