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  • LiteGear - LED LiteDimmer Hybrid

    LiteGear - LED LiteDimmer Hybrid

     

    Product Overview:

    LiteDimmer Hybrid is a manually controlled, flicker-free LED dimmer. Designed exclusively for use on film, TV and HD Video sets, it offers control of Kelvin temperature along with brightness when used with VHO Pro Hybrid LiteRibbon. Like its little brother LiteDimmer Single, it features an ultra-smooth dimming range using our patent-pending flicker-free circuit.

    Including a 2.1mm barrel input connector, and HyConn output, LiteDimmer Hybrids interface includes 2 knobs, one for Kelvin, one for brightness. These knobs include a hide-away feature that eliminates accidental level changes and assists in storage. An on-off switch allows for cueing and allows for several optional advance modes.
    With the switch in the UP position, LiteDimmer Hybrid will maintain the light level while changing Kelvin temp and will maintain Kelvin temp when changing light level. While the switch in the DOWN position, one of three modes are available.

    • Low mode, that reduces the output by 2 F-stops allowing fine control of low output levels.
    • 2-Channel mode, that allows the Hybrid dimmer to serve as two Single dimmers.
    • Hybrid OverDrive mode, that disregards Kelvin stability and simply provides all available power.

    The LiteDimmer is housed in an extruded, black anodized aluminum case with rubber bumpers that eliminate damage to sensitive surfaces.

    Description:

    LiteDimmer Hybrid is the most advanced handheld LED dimmer on the market. It is the backbone of LiteGear's Hybrid LED products. Hybrid LiteRibbon™ is designed with both daylight and tungsten LED emitters that when used with LiteDimmer Hybrid allow precise adjustment of Kelvin temperature ranging from 3200K to 6000K. Its simple yet powerful approach to controlling color temperature and brightness sets a new standard of performance and quality while allowing the kind of exibility demanded from lighting professionals. LiteDimmer Hybrid utilizes a unique LiteGear design called DynaRythmic PWM, which allows Kelvin and brightness settings to remain completely independent. This allows the user to lock in the brightness level desired and then dial in a precise Kelvin temperature anywhere in the full spectrum range from tungsten to daylight. All this is accomplished with the condence of knowing that all settings are completely icker-free, tested at camera speeds up to 480 FPS. One LiteDimmer Hybrid is capable of controlling approximately 1,200 VHO LED emitters. This equates to 10 meters of Pro 120-X1 Hybrid and 20 meters of Pro 60-X1 Hybrid. LiteDimmer Hybrid oers a beautiful, full output dimming range from 0% to 100% and also includes dierent modes that allow for greater control of LiteRibbon™. LOW mode dramatically increases the range of adjustment on the low-end, allowing for appropriate level control when working at low light levels. OVERDRIVE mode increases the light output by up to one full F-stop and truly allows for the dimmer to be maxed out. And 2-CHANNEL mode allows LiteDimmer Hybid to function as two "Single" dimmers when needed.

     Features:

    • Smooth, fully dimmable control dial with hideaway function
    • Flicker-free operation up to 480FPS
    • 3-position rocker switch (ON/OFF/ALT mode*)
    • Panel-mounted input and output connectors
    • Multicolor indicator light
    • Rugged aluminum enclosure with non-scratch rubber end caps
    • Software upgradable as new features are introduced

    Hardware Specification:

    • SIZE: 70mm (2.75”) wide x 36mm (1.4”) tall x 95mm (3.75”) long
    • INPUT: 12/24V DC, (10-30V DC); Input voltage must match load voltage requirements!
    • RATING: 8 amps max. total, 8 amps max. per channel (STANDARD CAPACITY, 8A); 15 amps max. total, 15 amps
    • max. per channel (HIGH CAPACITY, 15A)
    • WATTAGE: 96 watts max. (STANDARD CAPACITY, 8A); 180 watts max. (HIGH CAPACITY, 15A)
    • WEIGHT: 6.016 oz, 171 g (STANDARD CAPACITY, 8A); 6.496 oz, 184 g (HIGH CAPACITY, 15A)
    • OUTPUT: DynaRythmic PWM Does not provide “Current Limiting.” For use with LiteGear products only.


    Software Specification:

    • CODE: Proprietary code written in-house by Motion Picture Lighting Technicians
    • MODE: Standard Hybrid mode, allows Kelvin adjustment
    • ALT MODE: Low mode, reduces the output by 2 F-Stops (25%); 2-Channel mode, allows independent control of 2
    • separate single color circuits, adapter included; Overdrive mode, provides the absolute maximum output

    Rear Panel Connectors:

    • 5.5mm x 2.1mm barrel input connector and a
    • PH3 output connector.

     

  • LiteGear - VHO Pro LiteRibbon LED

    LiteGear - VHO Pro LiteRibbon LED

     

    The new VHO Pro LED LiteRibbon is the simplest color correct lighting product available. Years in the making, just 3 simple components make this minimal light source created exclusively for cinema and tv production. At its core, the new VHO Pro LED emitters are a design breakthrough. We have created a beautiful, full spectrum, white light that renders skin-tones and colors to their natural state. VHO Pro emitters are fully color-correct and blend freely with legacy tungsten and fluorescent units as well as modern high-end LED fixtures from Arri, Mole Richardson and others. VHO Pro emitters are the first LEDs to bring high CRI, full spectrum color-correct white light to what we call low-output LED products. Typically reserved for high wattage and high cost LED fixtures, the new VHO Pro line brings color-correct white light into the affordable range.

    Genuine VHO Pro LiteRibbon™ is available in 24 variations. There are TWO densities, Hard 120 and Soft 60. FOUR widths, single, double, triple and six rows wide. And, THREE colors of full-spectrum white, Tungsten, Daylite, and tunable-white Hybrid.

    VHO Pro emitters have been specifically formulated to render skin-tones beautifully. Their wide-angle output, combined with their ultra-low power consumption allows for precise control of daylight or tungsten balanced light in previously impossible areas of the set or prop or wardrobe project. Digital cinema cameras are finally living up to their promise of using less light without loss of image quality. At the same time, they are more sensitive than ever to low-CRI or poor quality white light. That’s why precise low output control of beautiful, full spectrum white light is more important than ever. VHO Pro Tungsten and Daylite produce full-spectrum color-correct light with a 120º output at only 0.16 watts each!

    VHO Pro LiteRibbon™ is available in two densities. Hard, high-density 120 and soft, low-density 60. VHO 120 provides a concentrated, slightly “hard” output at about 1.5 watts per square inch. When specifying an intense light source for a small area, VHO 120 is a great choice. When more subdued light is required, VHO 60 provides an unmistakable soft light output. Clocking in at just 0.37 watts per square inch, it produces beautiful soft light without the need for diffusion filters. Both the hard 120 and soft 60 offer a wide-angle output with graceful, tapered edges and a perfectly even field.

    If applying LED LiteRibbon™ to an automobile interior headliner, choose the harder VHO 120 to augment the dome light. The smaller but more powerfull output will yield a nice, directional, and believable output. Conversely, to provide a soft and subtle overhead feel, VHO 60 is recommended. Because it spreads the LED emitters out over a larger area, a softer light output is created. This is a great way to provide a delicate and sourceless overhead light.

    Available in four widths, VHO Pro X1, X2, X3, and X6

    Single wide “X1” features a solitary row of emitters while double wide “X2” offers a twin row. Completing the line is the triple wide “X3” and six wide “X6”. All four are available in the hard, high-density 120 as well as the softer, low-density 60 in either 3200k Tungsten, 5600k Daylite, or tunable Kelvin temperature Hybrid White.

    If the desired type of light is linear, VHO 120’s X1, X2 or X3 are a great choice. These provide light output that is sharp and cuttable in one direction but softer in the other. In contrast, VHO 60 supplies a noticeably softer output when in both horizontal and vertical directions. The choice of which “X” to use comes down to the amount of surface area your project requires.

    Available in three colors, Tungsten, Daylite, and Hybrid LiteRibbon LED™

    VHO Pro Tungsten provides an incandescent-like color that appears warm to the eye and to the camera. Performing at 3200º K and 95 CRI, VHO Tungsten is named for the metallic element that has been commonly associated with incandescent lighting. It beautifully mixes with legacy tungsten and halogen light sources but dims without Kelvin temperature shift.

    VHO Pro Daylite provides mid-day, sun-like hues that can be used to boost available daylight without the use of filters. Performing at 6000º K and 95 CRI, VHO Daylite is named for the industry term used for other color-correct technologies like fluorescent and HMI. It has more in common with these other technologies than its name. VHO Daylite has been designed to match color and spectrum making it easy to openly mix light sources and lighting technologies.

    VHO Pro Hybrid provides all the benefits of VHO Tungsten and Daylite along with the range of Kelvin temperatures between 3200ºK and 6000ºK. This obvious advantage allows your LiteRibbon™ package or kit to always provide the required white-balance without the need for filters. When used with our LiteDimmer Hybrid, you get granular control of Kelvin temperature along with master brightness and with its low-mode, it is possible to achieve ultra-precise low-light level control.

     

    Optical Specifications for VHO Pro HARD 120

    Series

    Density

    Rows
    Wide

    Kelvin

    CCT(K)

    CRI

    Lumens Per Meter

    Beam Angle

    +/- CCT

    FC @ 12″

    FC @ 24″

    FC @ 36″

    FC @ 48″

    FC @ 60″

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X1

    Tungsten

    3200 95 1072 120 +/- 100K 135
    (19” x 39”)
    57
    (35”x 44”)
    30
    (48” x 57”)
    18.8
    (64” x 70”)
    12.5
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X1

    Daylite

    6000 95 1218 120 +/- 100K 153
    (19” x 39”)
    64
    (33” x 44”)
    33.6
    (48” x 57”)
    21
    (64” x 70”)
    14.5
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X1

    Hybrid

    3200 ~ 6000 95 1145 120 +/- 100K 144
    (19” x 39”)
    60.5
    (34” x 44”)
    31.9
    (48” x 57”)
    20
    (64” x 70”)
    13.5
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X2

    Tungsten

    3200 95 2144 120 +/- 100K 270
    (19” x 39”)
    114
    (35”x 44”)
    60
    (48” x 57”)
    38
    (64” x 70”)
    25
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X2

    Daylite

    6000 95 2436 120 +/- 100K 306
    (19” x 39”)
    128
    (35”x 44”)
    68
    (48” x 57”)
    42
    (64” x 70”)
    29
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X2

    Hybrid

    3200 ~ 6000 95 2290 120 +/- 100K 288
    (19” x 39”)
    121
    (35”x 44”)
    64
    (48” x 57”)
    40
    (64” x 70”)
    27
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X3

    Tungsten

    3200 95 3216 120 +/- 100K 405
    (19” x 39”)
    171
    (35”x 44”)
    90
    (48” x 57”)
    56
    (64” x 70”)
    38
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X3

    Daylite

    6000 95 3654 120 +/- 100K 459
    (19” x 39”)
    192
    (35”x 44”)
    100
    (48” x 57”)
    63
    (64” x 70”)
    43
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X3

    Hybrid

    3200 ~ 6000 95 3435 120 +/- 100K 432
    (19” x 39”)
    181
    (35”x 44”)
    96
    (48” x 57”)
    60
    (64” x 70”)
    40
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X6

    Tungsten

    3200 95 1608* 120 +/- 100K 411
    (15” x 20”)
    110
    (30” x 33”)
    51
    (44” x 48”)
    29
    (60” x 62”)
    19.2
    (75” x 78”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X6

    Daylite

    6000 95 1824* 120 +/- 100K 476
    (15” x 20”)
    129
    (30” x 33”)
    59
    (44” x 48”)
    34
    (60” x 62”)
    22.4
    (75” x 78”)

    VHO Pro

    Hard 120

    X6

    Hybrid

    3200 ~ 6000 95 1719* 120 +/- 100K 394
    (15” x 20”)
    115
    (30” x 33”)
    54
    (44” x 48”)
    31.2
    (60” x 62”)
    20.6
    (75” x 78”)

     

    Optical Specifications for VHO Pro SOFT 60

    Series

    Density

    Rows
    Wide

    Kelvin

    CCT(K)

    CRI

    Lumens Per Meter

    Beam Angle

    +/- CCT

    FC @ 12″

    FC @ 24″

    FC @ 36″

    FC @ 48″

    FC @ 60″

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X1

    Tungsten

    3200 95 536 120 +/- 100K 74
    (19” x 39”)
    32.4
    (35”x 44”)
    15.8
    (48” x 57”)
    10
    (64” x 70”)
    6.6
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X1

    Daylite

    6000 95 609 120 +/- 100K 84
    (19” x 39”)
    34.2
    (33” x 44”)
    18.2
    (48” x 57”)
    11.3
    (64” x 70”)
    7.5
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X1

    Hybrid

    3200 ~ 6000 95 572 120 +/- 100K 79
    (19” x 39”)
    33.3
    (34” x 44”)
    17
    (48” x 57”)
    10.6
    (64” x 70”)
    7
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X2

    Tungsten

    3200 95 1072 120 +/- 100K 135
    (19” x 39”)
    57
    (35”x 44”)
    30
    (48” x 57”)
    18.8
    (64” x 70”)
    12.5
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X2

    Daylite

    6000 95 1218 120 +/- 100K 153
    (19” x 39”)
    64
    (35”x 44”)
    33.6
    (48” x 57”)
    21
    (64” x 70”)
    14.5
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X2

    Hybrid

    3200 ~ 6000 95 1145 120 +/- 100K 144
    (19” x 39”)
    60
    (35”x 44”)
    32
    (48” x 57”)
    20
    (64” x 70”)
    13.5
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X3

    Tungsten

    3200 95 1608 120 +/- 100K 202
    (19” x 39”)
    86
    (35”x 44”)
    45
    (48” x 57”)
    28
    (64” x 70”)
    19
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X3

    Daylite

    6000 95 1827 120 +/- 100K 230
    (19” x 39”)
    96
    (35”x 44”)
    50
    (48” x 57”)
    32
    (64” x 70”)
    22
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X3

    Hybrid

    3200 ~ 6000 95 1716 120 +/- 100K 216
    (19” x 39”)
    91
    (35”x 44”)
    48
    (48” x 57”)
    30
    (64” x 70”)
    20
    (80” x 86”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X6

    Tungsten

    3200 95 1608* 120 +/- 100K 312
    (15” x 22”)
    102
    (30” x 33”)
    46
    (44” x 48”)
    28.4
    (60” x 62”)
    18.8
    (75” x 78”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X6

    Daylite

    6000 95 1824* 120 +/- 100K 396
    (15” x 22”)
    128
    (30” x 33”)
    61
    (44” x 48”)
    35.4
    (60” x 62”)
    23.6
    (75” x 78”)

    VHO Pro

    Soft 60

    X6

    Hybrid

    3200 ~ 6000 95 1719* 120 +/- 100K 403
    (15” x 22”)
    119
    (30” x 33”)
    56
    (44” x 48”)
    32.2
    (60” x 62”)
    21.4
    (75” x 78”)

    • * Total lumens per unit
    • VHO – X1, X2, and X3 measurements taken using one meter length in horizontal orientation @ 12VDC input
    • VHO – X6 measurements taken using a single unit (0.5M length) in horizontal orientation @ 12VDC input
    • Illuminance spread shown in (height x width) at 50% fall off.
    • Measurements made in a controlled environment.

     

    Mechanical and Electrical Specifications for VHO Pro HARD 120

    240 (120 x 2)

    Series

    Density

    Rows
    Wide

    Kelvin

    Width (mm)

    Max
    Length

    Height

    LED
    Pitch (mm)

    Segments
    Per
    Meter

    Segment
    Length

    LEDs Per Meter

    Drive
    Current
    mA/Meter)

    Power
    Consumption
    W/Meter

    VHO Pro

    120

    X1

    Tungsten

    10

    5000

    1.8

    8.3

    40

    25

    120

    1600 (1.6A)

    19.2

    VHO Pro

    120

    X1

    Daylite

    10

    5000

    1.8

    8.3

    40

    25

    120

    1600 (1.6A)

    19.2

    VHO Pro

    120

    X1

    Hybrid

    10

    5000

    1.8

    8.3

    20

    50

    120

    1600 (1.6A)

    19.2

    VHO Pro

    120

    X2

    Tungsten

    16

    2500

    1.8

    8.3

    40

    25

    240(120 x 2)

    3200 (3.2A)

    38.4

    VHO Pro

    120

    X2

    Daylite

    16

    2500

    1.8

    8.3

    40

    25

    240(120 x 2)

    3200 (3.2A)

    38.4

    VHO Pro

    120

    X2

    Hybrid

    16

    2500

    1.8

    8.3

    40

    25

    240(120 x 2)

    3200 (3.2A)

    38.4

    VHO Pro

    120

    X3

    Tungsten

    25

    1000

    1.8

    8.3

    120

    8.3

    360(120 x 3)

    4800 (4.8A)

    57.6

    VHO Pro

    120

    X3

    Daylite

    25

    1000

    1.8

    8.3

    120

    8.3

    60(120 x 3)

    4800 (4.8A)

    57.6

    VHO Pro

    120

    X3

    Hybrid

    25

    1000

    1.8

    8.3

    60

    16.6

    60(120 x 3)

    4800 (4.8A)

    57.6

    VHO Pro

    120

    X6

    Tungsten

    50

    250

    1.8

    8.3

    120 (180 per unit)

    8.3

    720 (120 X 6)

    (180 per unit)

    9600 (2.4A Total)

    115.2(28.8 per unit)

    VHO Pro

    120

    X6

    Daylite

    50

    250

    1.8

    8.3

    120 (180 per unit)

    8.3

    720 (120 X 6)

    (180 per unit)

    9600 (2.4A Total)

    115.2(28.8 per unit)

    VHO Pro

    120

    X6

    Hybrid

    50

    250

    1.8

    8.3

    120 (180 per unit)

    8.3

    720 (120 X 6)

    (180 per unit)

    9600 (2.4A Total)

    115.2(28.8 per unit)

     

    Mechanical and Electrical Specifications for VHO Pro SOFT 60

    Series

    Density

    Rows
    Wide

    Kelvin

    Width (mm)

    Max
    Length

    Height

    LED
    Pitch (mm)

    Segments
    Per
    Meter

    Segment
    Length

    LEDs Per Meter

    Drive
    Current
    mA/Meter)

    Power
    Consumption
    W/Meter

    VHO Pro

    60

    X1

    Tungsten

    10

    5000

    1.8

    16.6

    20

    50

    60

    800 (0.8A)

    9.6

    VHO Pro

    60

    X1

    Daylite

    10

    5000

    1.8

    16.6

    20

    50

    60

    800 (0.8A)

    9.6

    VHO Pro

    60

    X1

    Hybrid

    10

    5000

    1.8

    16.6

    10

    100

    60

    800 (0.8A)

    9.6

    VHO Pro

    60

    X2

    Tungsten

    33

    2500

    1.8

    16.6

    20

    50

    120 (60 x 2)

    1600 (1.6A)

    19.2

    VHO Pro

    60

    X2

    Daylite

    33

    2500

    1.8

    16.6

    20

    50

    120 (60 x 2)

    1600 (1.6A)

    19.2

    VHO Pro

    60

    X2

    Hybrid

    33

    2500

    1.8

    16.6

    20

    50

    120 (60 x 2)

    1600 (1.6A)

    19.2

    VHO Pro

    60

    X3

    Tungsten

    50

    1000

    1.8

    16.6

    60

    16.6

    180 (60 x 3)

    2400 (2.4A)

    28.8

    VHO Pro

    60

    X3

    Daylite

    50

    1000

    1.8

    16.6

    60

    16.6

    180 (60 x 3)

    2400 (2.4A)

    28.8

    VHO Pro

    60

    X3

    Hybrid

    50

    1000

    1.8

    16.6

    30

    33

    180 (60 x 3)

    2400 (2.4A)

    28.8

    VHO Pro

    60

    X6

    Tungsten

    100

    500

    1.8

    16.6

    60 (30 per unit)

    16.6

    360 (60 X 6)

    (180 per unit)

    4800 (2.4A Total)

    57.6 (28.8 per unit)

    VHO Pro

    60

    X6

    Daylite

    100

    500

    1.8

    16.6

    60 (30 per unit)

    16.6

    360 (60 X 6)

    (180 per unit)

    4800 (2.4A Total)

    57.6 (28.8 per unit)

    VHO Pro

    60

    X6

    Hybrid

    100

    500

    1.8

    16.6

    60 (30 per unit)

    16.6

    360 (60 X 6)

    (180 per unit)

    4800 (2.4A Total)

    57.6 (28.8 per unit)


    Specification:

    • Rated Life: 50,000 Hours
    • RoHs Compliant
    • Recommended Indoor use only
    • Operating Voltage Range: 8 ~ 13.5 (12V Nominal)
    • Watts per emitter, 0.16 each
    • Connection Method: Solder Type
    • Mounting method: Pressure Sensitive Adhesive. See LiteGear “Ribbon Tape” for replacement.
    • Operating Ambient Temp: -20 ~ +50C
    • In X1 and X2 form, Hybrid products have 6 emitters per segment, Tungsten and Daylite has 3.
    • In X2 and X6 form, Tungsten and Daylite and Hybrid products have 6 emitters per segment.