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Dracast LED500 Pro Daylight LED Light with Gold Mount Battery Plate

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Dracast LED500 Pro Daylight LED Light with Gold Mount Battery Plate
Key Features
  • Daylight Color Balance: 5600K
  • 12 x 6 x 2" Panel, Weighs 4 lb
  • 45-Degree Beam Angle
  • AC or DC Operation
At 4 lb the LED500 Pro Daylight LED Light with Gold Mount Battery Plate from Dracast is an ideal choice for the studio or location work where color accuracy, control and flicker-free output are of major importance. The LED500's daylight balanced output is well suited for outdoor work or color matching HMI fixtures, while its high CRI of 95 renders colors with precision and fidelity. Dimming from 100-0% is conveniently done with a back-panel knob that adjusts the output with negligible color shift. The low electrical draw of just 30W means a timely return on your investment.
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Color Temperature
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Battery Plate
Gold Mount
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Dracast LED500 Pro Daylight Overview

At 4 lb the LED500 Pro Daylight LED Light with Gold Mount Battery Plate from Dracast is an ideal choice for the studio or location work where color accuracy, control and flicker-free output are of major importance. The LED500's daylight balanced output is well suited for outdoor work or color matching HMI fixtures, while its high CRI of 95 renders colors with precision and fidelity. Dimming from 100-0% is conveniently done with a back-panel knob that adjusts the output with negligible color shift. The low electrical draw of just 30W means a timely return on your investment.

The durable anodized aluminum frame is supported by an sturdy, U-shaped yoke with locking knobs on each side and a standard 5/8" receiver. This LED500 can be used worldwide thanks to its included 100-240 VAC power adapter. You can also use the onboard Gold Mount battery plate with 14.8 VDC batteries when mains power is unavailable. Accessories include optional 4-way barndoors for contouring and control of the LED500's 45-degree beam angle. A carrying case is included.

Photometrics
5500 lux / 511 fc at 3.0' (0.9m)
1550 lux / 144 fc at 6.0' (1.8m)
725 lux / 53 fc at 9.0' (2.7m)
UPC: 720189882883

Dracast LED500 Pro Daylight Specs

Light Fixture
Photometrics5600K
414 fc / 4455 Lux at 3.3' / 1 m*
144 fc / 1550 Lux at 5.9' / 1.8 m
67 fc / 725 Lux at 8.9' / 2.7 m
40 fc / 430 Lux at 11.8' / 3.6 m

*Standardized Measurement Calculated Internally Based on Closest Distance
Color Temperature5600K
Color Accuracy StandardCRI 95
Cooling SystemNone
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
DC Input Power 12 VDC
Power Consumption30 W Maximum
IP RatingIP20
DisplayNone
Packaging Info
Package Weight8.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)18.2 x 11.8 x 8.2"

Dracast LED500 Pro Daylight Reviews

Great Light

By William
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-26

Very happy with it.

Great Daylight LED

By Chris
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2019-11-28

Exactly as said in the description. This is only a 5200k LED with a brightness knob. Works great as a key light with a bounce to soften and spread the light evenly on your subject. It doesn’t reach far as I was hoping, but creates beautiful images, especially for interview style videos.

Oh, man, what a nice light!

By Andrew
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-11-26

When I pulled this one out of the box, the kids were excited! And then I completely blinded them... in multiple temperature bandwidths! This one is nice!

Great lights, carry bag okay

By Tav
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2018-12-26

I bought two of these lights and so far theyre great. They feel solid and from my experience the color temperature on them is identical. The carry bag they come with is not good however, my zippers are breaking after just a few uses and the pull ran for one of the zippers broke off the first time I pulled it. I would still purchase these again

Nice light, but battery accessories are pricey!

By Kirston
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2018-12-11

Portable, even lighting. But only comes with a battery *plate*, not a battery (which is commonly provided  with other small lights). Runs off AC as shipped. Be prepared to pay a *lot* for battery and charger.

Inconsistent Color Temp But Great For The Price

By Jason
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-07-26

I own 3 daylight units. Each of them ranges from 5150-5350K. None are 5600K. All have the same slight green tint, which doesn't really have to be corrected (a 1/8th minus green was too magenta).

lots a light nice n easy

By Nancy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-12-30

My headline pretty much says it. Easy travelling with the dracast bag the light comes with, easy set up and lots of light.

Appalling design

By Graeme
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2019-12-23

The adjustment knobs have huge serrated teeth that require about 5 complete turns to adjust the light. I have never come across something so badly designed in 40 years of being a DP.

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Was there supposed to be an ac adapter ?

Was there supposed to be an ac adapter ?
Asked by: Matt
An AC adapter is included with this panel,
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2018-12-13

question

What are the dimensions with the yoke attached?
Asked by: Anonymous
The light only is 12 x 6 x 2With the yoke complete it makes the light approximately 16 x 11 x 2
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

It seems the design of this model has recently changed (for the better) but I am wondering if it still comes with the barndoors or any diffusion/gels?
Asked by: Michael B.
No, the Dracast LED500 does not come with barn doors. It comes with Yoke, case, AD adapter and the specific one picked comes with a V mount battery plate.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

does this come with barn doors?
Asked by: Wolfgang
This light does not come stock with barn doors, but they are available here: <a href= http://www.dracobroadcast.com/store/p145/Dracast_Barndoors_for_Panel_Series.html target= _blank >http://www.dracobroadcast.com/store/p145/Dracast_Barndoors_for_Panel_Series.html</a> // Also, if there are any other technical or product related questions, feel free to contact us directly at any time at [email protected]
Answered by: Draco Broadcast Dracast Expert
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Does the battery get charged from being on when the unit is using AC so then you can use it outdoors? I don't see any cable to hook to battery directly.
Asked by: Anonymous
No, the battery does not get charged that way, you would need a separate charger. I upgraded the batteries to B&H # DR95SI which can be charged w/o the dracast charger. alternatively you could get the dracast charger B&H# DRCH2V
Answered by: Michael B.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

I see the barndoors for this, but not the gels made to fit. Aren't there gels mad to fit right into the barndoors?
Asked by: Anonymous
I haven't come across gels specifically made for the Dracast Led500. B&H has a lot of gel packs, many are 12 by 12 which you can just cut in half and slide right into the barndoors. I went to a local photo store and bought gel sheets, very cheap, and just cut them to fit the frame. I also got an appropriate color gel to change the balance to tungsten.
Answered by: peter r.
Date published: 2018-11-26
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