Lautwerfer Veranstaltungstechnik GmbH and TLT Event AG, both based in Berlin, have each invested in Elation's new broadcast-quality KL Panel LED softlight. The motivation behind the decision is primarily the increased need for high-quality and flexible softlights due to the growing live streaming business. With an attractive joint rental pool of KL Panels now available in the greater Berlin area however, the full-color-spectrum and color temperature-adjustable soft light also fulfills the demanding requirements of film and television productions.
The highly efficient KL Panel with its RGBW + Lime + Cyan LED array was developed with stringent demands placed on perfectly adjustable color temperature and precise color mixing. The KL Panel not only covers the full color spectrum, it also enables for the stepless selection of color temperature in the range from 2,000 to 10,000 Kelvin.
"For several years, Lautwerfer has been looking for a surface light with a good price-performance ratio that can also be used in events. We are sure that we have found this product with the KL Panel. The KL Panel enables us to provide high-quality area illumination in streaming, TV productions and event lighting. This versatility and flexibility is exactly what we expect from luminaires these days," says David Beyer, managing director and project manager at Lautwerfer Veranstaltungstechnik GmbH.
Jan Schimming, Managing Director of TLT Event AG, adds: "The event technology market is currently facing the greatest challenge to date, and a clear rethinking of the well-trodden paths is necessary. We are happy to have found a partner in Lautwerfer, who is also banking on the change and investing with us in order to be able to meet the material requirements of productions quickly and flexibly in the future."
With a very high CRI of 95, the KL Panel offers high-quality, true-to-life color rendering. With its 295 watts of LED power, it delivers 24,000 lumens at 100° (half-peak). Virtually silent, it is optimized for use with high-speed cameras with 900-25000Hz LED refresh rate adjustment for flicker free operation. Control options include DMX, Art-NET and sACN with handling made even easier for film and TV via manual control of intensity, color temperature, green shift and other settings via encoders and easy-to-use OLED display. The KL Panel is covered by Elation's extended five-year warranty on the LED engine and warranty coverage on fixture components is three years for products used in registered indoor fixed installation projects.
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