InCinematographer - Issue 3 - 48
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DoPchoice Shape ARRI Skypanel S360-C and S60
oPchoice has unveiled light directing and
softening equipment for the ARRI SkyPanel
Designed to enhance the S360-C, and other
models, there's the all-new Snoot for spill-light
reduction, Snapgrid® for light direction, and
Snapbox™ for light softening. The octagonal shaped
Octa 5 and Octa 7, and popular Snapbag® softboxes,
are now available in more sizes just to fit the S60.
The sturdy Double-Bracket gangs a pair of ARRI S60
SkyPanels. The accessories require no additional
hardware for mounting.
Snapbox instantly creates a five-sided rectangular
light box, giving users the opportunity to encase
their light fixture. It attaches to the front of the
S360-C and comes with diffusion and blackout for
If more directed light is needed, there's
DoPchoice's popular Snapgrid. Sized to fit ARRI's
new light, the self-unfolding and self-tightening
light controlling grid (40 degree beam angle)
quickly attaches via hook and loop to the front of the
Snapbox, the Snoot or to the panel itself.
DoPchoice's Double-Bracket, made of extremely
high tensile strength
two S60 Skypanels
together for twice the
The Octa 5 and
Octa 7 soft boxes
can house the S60
as well as smaller
Octas can be deployed
with or without front
BB&S Adds 3-foot and 4-foot Pipelines
B&S Lighting has introduced 3-foot and 4-foot
Pipeline Free remote phosphor LED lighting
fixtures, adding even more possibilities for use of this
cylindrical pipe-style lighting.
The new 3-foot and 4-foot (914mm, 1219mm) sizes
join the existing 4-inch, 8-inch, 1-foot, and 2-foot
(101mm, 203mm, 305mm, 610mm) Pipes.
Pipeline Free remote phosphor fixtures
feature inline driver/dimmers so they operate stand-alone. The fixtures' draw is 10W
per foot, delivering 1000 lumens per foot of
length at 98 TLCI. Each length is available in
3200K, 4300K or 5600K color temperatures.
The fixtures are available individually or in
The rugged, aluminum-backed, Pipes
are just 1-inch in diameter and output light
spread over 180 degrees. They are power versatile
via 12V automobile battery, 14.4V battery via D-tap,
or AC adapter.
Pipeline fixtures can be mounted virtually anywhere: on the ceiling, a lighting grid, on a C-stand, or
in a doorway. They dial in to just the right dimming
level without any color shift.
Pipelines are also available in many sizes and configurations including the Raw versions that work with
a 4-Way Controller as well as powerful 4-Bank 48V
plug and play systems in aluminum housings.
MSE KitBAGS Simplify C-Stand Transport
atthews Studio Equipment, has developed
KitBAGS, a new line of grip and lighting equipment bags.
The KitBAGS come in
rolling style (wheeled) and
shoulder style (strap)
The first of which are designed specifically to ease
the daily burden of transporting C-stands.
With independent productions shifting to smaller
crews and faster setups in multiple
locations, MSE's has produced bags
that are convenient, strong and
The new bags, designed to transport several stands easily, feature
ballistic nylon, heavy duty easy glide
zippers, padded red interiors and highdensity wheels to ensure performance and reliability.
It's a world-class support in a heavy-duty package
include the little extras like business card name-tag
holder, padded shoulder strap, grip handles, internal
dividers and more.