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New Product Announcement: VL7, VL7-DK, ID 1000

New Product Announcement





A Simple On-Camera Solution!

For those in need of a high quality, cost effective entry level high definition monitor, ikan proudly introduces the VL7 HDMI monitor. Equipped with 1 HDMI and 2 composite inputs, ikan's VL7 will exceed the expectations of even the most demanding users.  This 7'¯ monitor boasts a resolution of 800x480 with switchable 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios. The VL7 is powered by ikan's provided BP2T DV battery plate for use with your choice of Sony, Canon, or Panasonic style batteries. The new VL7, a complete out-of-the-box self powered HDSLR field monitoring solution'¦ from ikan.




Just the Basics.

If all you need is a single HDMI input monitor solution, the VL7 is for you! Now you can run 1 HDMI or 2 composite connections without the clutter of additional inputs that you don't need. One simple connection provides a brilliant screen resolution giving you a clear and accurate image representation. And where does the cost of those unneeded connections go? In your pocket! The VL7 is one of the most affordable 7'¯ HD monitors on the market, giving you the ability to stretch your production budget even farther.






VL7 Deluxe Kit Includes:
-VL7 HD Monitor
-Hard Case
-Shoe Mount
-AC Adapter
-Composite Cables
-Choice of DV Battery, Battery Charger & BP2T Battery Plate






1000 Reasons Why'¦

The ikan ID 1000 gives you all the same great features that have made our ID 500 so popular, plus 500 additional bright, long lasting LED bulbs to light your production. A host of features including integrated wireless control with on/off and dimming functions, 4 switchable banks for increased control, integrated barn doors, included 12v DC power supply and available pro battery options make the ID 1000 a must own LED lighting solution.


ID 1000


Take Control

Every unit comes with an RF remote control giving you command over the light's power and the ability to regulate each of the four light banks. The ID 1000's remote operates on three separate channels so three lights can be controlled with the same remote.
This one remote will give you a host of features that control up to three individual instruments. These features include:





  • Power On/Off
  • Operation indicator On/Off
  • Four level light intensity adjustment from 25%-100%
  • Dimmable light intensity adjustment from




ID 1000 Three Point Light Kit Includes:
- 3 x ID 1000 LED Lights
- 3 x Remote Controls for ID 1000 LED Lights
- 1 x Padded Bag (Fits 3 ID 1000 Lighting Units)
- 3 x Light Stands
- 1 x Light Stand Bag (Fits 3 ID 1000 Light Stands)
- Necessary Power Cords



ID 1000-DK



For information and images, please visit:
- VL7
- VL7-DK
- ID 1000
- ID 1000-DK





About Us

ikan is an award-winning designer, manufacturer, and distributor geared to provide total solutions for video professionals. We are a constantly evolving and ever-flexible company that prides itself on its value-conscious products. At ikan, we work closely with our dealers and end users to ensure creation of quality products that enhance film and video productions. Our entire product line, from HDMI & HD/SDI camera monitors to our ELEMENTSā„¢ camera support solutions, LED and fluorescent lighting, our new and improved teleprompter line, productivity software, apparel and set/shooting accessories are all designed with feature-set and price in mind from their inception.

Whether you are in the backyard or in the studio, you can rely on ikan to be by your side. Our unwavering customer support, global reach, knowledge and product variety allow us to keep you in touch with the rapidly growing video technology industry. We believe in providing the globe with an affordable and reliable solution. With each new product, ikan strives to deliver the features you need at the prices you want.

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