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>> Eye-to-Eye What’s new in lighting? PRG Nila Nila’s SL LED is a direct replacement for the company’s 6 kilowatt tungsten space light, while drawing only 900 watts. Powered via an ordinary domestic extension cord, it can be controlled from an integral networkable dimmer and has a 20,000 plus hours rated LED life. Colour correction can be placed against the fixture without bleaching from heat or UV. The SL was judged ‘Best New Lighting Product’ at the November 2011 SATIS show in Paris. PRG’s Foton is a 1.3 kilogramme luminaire designed to operate at ambient temperatures from -20 to +50 Celsius and able to withstand water saturation. Light is generated using remote phosphor LED technology The Foton is dimmable from 0% To 100% with no colour shift. Rotolight Rotolight’s Anova One LED light is available in daylight (5600 Kelvin) or tungsten (3200 Kelvin). It is claimed to deliver the light equivalent of a 1 kilowatt watt tungsten but uses only 38 watts of power at full output. Anova Two is a bi-colour LED lamp designed to reproduce white light from candlelight through to full daylight. Both versions feature DMX control and V-Lock battery mount. They can also be controlled via an Apple iPad or iPhone. Rotolight’s ‘Magic Eye’ feature allows the Anova operator to a sample the colour of ambient light in a room and transmit that colour to the light which will then reproduce it. This also enables users to measure colour temperature and transmit that to a remote studio, enabling synchronisation of colour both on location and in the studio. Conclusion PAG PAG’s Paglight LED is a daylight-balanced ENG camera top-light consuming 11 watts and delivering a claimed 900 lux at 2 metres. Designed for news interview applications, it is focusable from spot to flood and can be powered from any 12 to 14.8 volt DC source. 42 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE LEDs have obviously won over the majority of lighting equipment manufacturers and an increasing number of programme-makers. One possible alternative technology is the light-emitting electrochemical transistor (LECT), currently being developed at Linkoping University in Sweden. In the meantime, if you would like an attractive desktop reminder of the need for energy ez, take a look at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Earthlights_dmsp.jpg