Aputure goes full spectrum colour with its new LS 600c Pro RGBWW Bowens mount LED light

Apr 26, 2022

John Aldred

John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

Aputure goes full spectrum colour with its new LS 600c Pro RGBWW Bowens mount LED light

Apr 26, 2022

John Aldred

John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

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Well, when Aputure decides to do something, they sure go big, huh? They’re finally going RGBWW on their LED spots and they’re doing it with the newly announced 600W Aputure Light Storm 600c Pro. The new Bowens-mount Aputure LED light offers a bi-colour range of 2,300K up to 10,000K (greater than the LS 600x Pro) with a CRI of 95 and a TLCI of 98 but it also offers the full RGB colour spectrum, too.

It boasts 17,480 lux of brightness at 3 metres, with the LS1200 hyper reflector (sold separately) with 600W of output. It has over 300 gel presets, with XY colour control, a variable HSI white point, flicker reduction with selectable frequency, maximum and constant output levels between colour changes, with 10 user presets, 15 built-in lighting effects, Art-Net & SACN compatibility,  Sidus Link control, weather resistance and more.

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It’s available in both v-mount and gold mount battery options and takes a 48v DC input. Like its Pro siblings, it comes with a 7.5-metre weatherproof head cable to connect it to its weather-resistant controller. As well as the remote control options above, it also supports Lumenradio CRMX and 16-Bit DMX control to drop it straight into your existing remote control system along with all your other kit.

Colour temp2,300K to 10,000K
CRI>95
TLCI>98
SSI (D56)>74
Beam angle93°
Beam angle (BM1230 Medium reflector)53°
Beam angle (BM1245 Wide reflector)69°
Max power consumption720W
Operating current 8A
Operating voltage100-240v 50/60Hz
Battery powerA pair V-Mount or Gold Mount batteries or 48v via 3-pin XLR
ControlOn-board, 2.4Ghz, Sidus Link, Art-net, sACN, 16-bit DMX512, LumenRadio CRMX
Bluetooth Wireless range<80m
LumenRadio Wireless Range<100m
WeatherproofingDust & water resistant
Modifier mountBowens mount
Dimensions (lamp head w/yoke)45.3 x 26.7 x 15cm
Weight (lamp head w/yoke)5.86kg
Dimensions (control box)36.6 x 19.7 x 15.6cm
Weight (control box)5.21kg

It’s a beefy looking bit of kit for sure. And it comes with a beefy price tag to match. The Aputure LS 600c Pro is available to pre-order now for $2,490. To find out more about the Aputure LS 600c Pro, head on over to the Aputure website.

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John Aldred

John Aldred

John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

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