27 10, 2016

Ikan Introduces Bright Mylo LED Lights

October 27th, 2016|

We would like to introduce a bright new addition to our line of LED lights: the Mylo. Available in either Bi-Color (MB8) or Daylight (MW8), Mylo LED lights offer a wide variety of lighting options within a compact package for cinematographers. The Mylo boasts 800 LED lights with 45 degree lenses on top – double the amount of LEDs in past lights. Made out of heavy duty construction, the Mylo is extremely portable and packs a punch, allowing you to have a bright light in a very small package. With a big yellow knob on the back of the light, you [...]

11 10, 2016

Ikan in the Ministry: Video Equipment for Churches

October 11th, 2016|

When you think of video equipment and lighting, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a movie set. However, there are many places other than a movie set that rely on good video equipment. One place that depends on great audio and video equipment is a church. What kind of production equipment does Ikan offer to help make a church’s TV ministry look even better than ever? DMX Lighting Assuming that the church already has cameras, another important thing to have is DMX lighting. For a church, lighting can make a big difference in conveying different themes, emotions, [...]

4 10, 2016

Lighting Trends in Cinematography and the CV600

October 4th, 2016|

Lighting has a huge impact on the end product whether it be an indie film, a photo, or a blockbuster movie. Figuring out how to correct the lighting can be hard especially if you don’t have the right tools. With the current trends in lighting and color always changing, cinematographers will need the proper tools to keep up. Fortunately, spectrometers and color and exposure meters exist to help with figuring out how to handle and manipulate lighting and color in a scene. Current trends The Cinematography School at the New York Film Academy regularly chats with filmmakers and gathered up [...]

15 09, 2016

Want To Go Behind The Scenes of Sports Broadcasting?

September 15th, 2016|

The official start of the fall season is just around the corner. You know what that means: cooler weather, sweaters, football, and for some, pumpkin spice everything. One thing that many Houstonians and Texans in general are excited about is football. This football season is extra special because Houston will be hosting Super Bowl LI, the championship game of the NFL. Hosting such a huge sports event takes a ton of hard work and people working around the clock. Camera operators, cable wranglers, sportscasters, sports producers, and more have to make sure that they are doing their jobs well. In [...]

27 11, 2013

NEW On-Camera LEDs from ikan

November 27th, 2013|

Looking for a light to attach to your camera to illuminate your shots? The Drawing Board has just released a new episode covering the latest on-camera lighting solutions from ikan—the iLED6 and the iLED312-v2. The iLED6 is a powerful and versatile on-camera light with a color temperature of 5600K.  It has a high 93 CRI rating, and is a great LED solution for live events such as red carpets, weddings, concerts, BTS live shows, and interviews.  It has inclusive and adjustable barn doors, along with a built-in tungsten gel and diffuser gel. The iLED6 features an easy-to-access rotary knob for [...]

6 09, 2013

LED Studio Lights updated with Touchscreen Dimming

September 6th, 2013|

ikan is proud to present new versions of our groundbreaking 500 & 1000 LED Studio lights, the ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2 These 500 and 1000 Daylight LED bulb studio lights feature an LCD touch screen panel, which allows for precise control of the built-in dimming feature, and is particularly useful in recreating specific lighting setups.  Intensity adjustments can also be made with the included wireless remote control, which comes in handy when lights are out of reach. For additional control of your output, the ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2’s are equipped with barn doors with integrated intensifiers and gel clips.  Chimeras designed specifically for each [...]