No matter how big or expensive a lighting setup you own, there will always be a scenario when a small portable light will turn out to be a priceless piece of gear. One of the great examples of compact light is Lume Cube and now its successor is out by the name of Lume Cube 2.0
There are some important changes in the 2.0 model that are worth pointing out. The biggest improvement is the increased run-time of 40 minutes at maximum brightness. The color accuracy has also been improved with a CRI of 95. It also supports a new low-light mode.
Lume Cube 2.0 will incorporate a fixed 5600K color temperature. with a wider 80° beam angle. The brightness levels can be quickly accessed via up and down controls. Charging port has also been upgraded to USB TYPE-C. A new rubber plug has been added instead of a screw cap which allows easier access to charging port.
Just like its predecessor, this professional LED light is capable of outputting 750-lux brightness. It supports the same (1/4″-20 Female) mounting type. Likewise, Bluetooth connectivity and flash function is also unchanged.
Such kind of portable lights are very helpful for enhancing the look of a shot. Since this LED light is extremely small, it becomes super easy to hide it in a set. Weighing at just (3.5 oz / 99 g), this cube is drone friendly, so you can take your creativity even further.
You can use this light either as continuous or a strobe light. For controlling light settings, An option is available to adjust them manually or via IOS or Android.
The only drawback in the 2.0 version is the reduction in waterproof rating which came down all the way to 30′ from 100′. This is due to the addition of the new rubber plug that we mentioned above.
What’s else in the Box?
Now the happy part, Lume Cube 2.0 will include accessories such as :
- USB Type-C charging cable
- Metal, snap-on modification frame
- CTO gel
- Soft Diffuser
- Shoe-Mount Adapter