Flexible LED Light: FalconEyes RX 18TD Overview

LED panel lights have evolved! A few years ago we began seeing flexible LED lights which are nice for when you’re shooting on location, and especially when traveling. And we’ve seen some very nice improvements in the color quality produced by LEDs which make them much better than they used to be for video and film production. The trick has been that the flexible LEDs were rather expensive. The RX-18TD comes in at around $300 USD. Let’s see how it does…

Links to Gear Discussed and used to shoot this review:

FalconEyes RX-18TD - used as a rim light bounced off of foam core in the talking head portions of this video

FalconEyes CLL-1600TDX - used as the key light shot through a scrim in the talking head portions of this video

Aputure COB120d LED Light - used to light the white paper backdrop

V-mount Battery (IDX 95Wh)

XRite Color Checker Video Color Chart - used for color quality tests

Schoeps CMC641 Super-cardioid Microphone - One of the most commonly used microphones for indoor dialogue by profession sound mixers

Sound Devices 633 Audio Recorder

Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro - My primary camera

Nikon 50mm f/1.8 AF-D Lens

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