Switronix TorchLED Bolt Bi-Color Light. Quick Take.


Here is a Quick Take on the new TorchLED Bolt Bi-Color light from Switronix. It packs a serious 200 Watt punch and let’s you dial in the color temperature. A gel frame with one diffusion filter and a P-Tap power cable are included. Switronix claims that it will throw the light from 40-50 feet! The Switronix TorchLED Bolt is around four hundred smackers.

Here is a link to the Press Release. Here is a rip from the Switronix website.

“We’re very excited, we’ve been working on it for some time and it encompasses every feature an LED light should have. ”- Says Switronix product specialist Daniel Moore. He continued to say, “We receive input daily from cameramen still not satisfied with the throw of LED lights but utilizing this new LED technolgy should gain their approval.” Moore making reference to the Bolt’s 40 to 50 foot light throw.

Material of Light Housing: Black, ABS
Dimensions: 5.59″L × 4″W × 2.95″H (Light Body)
Color Temperature: 3000K-6000K
Illumination: Approx. 1800LUX(3200K, 1m), 2000LUX(5600K, 1m), combined over 200w output equivalent
Weight: 1.15lbs.
Electrical Consumption: 16w
Power Supply: DC 7.2V-16.8V, Sony DV Battery
Light Adjustment: PWM (pulse width modulation)
Dimming Range: 5%-100%

Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood, California. After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography. About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography. He just happened to be in the right place at the right time.