The golf ball-sized Lume Cube 2.0 sheds light on your mobile photos

After launching with a miniature light for smartphones and motion cameras, Lume Cube is again with a light with a good higher mixture of measurement and energy. The Lume Cube 2.0 is a golf ball-sized LED light for mobile images and videography with enhanced options and a brand new low-light mode.

Like the unique first launched on Kickstarter 2014, the Lume Cube 2.0 is an adjustable 750 LUX LED light, however a brand new low light mode permits photographers and videographers to make changes in 1% increments. The characteristic is designed for balancing the light from the Lume Cube with the scene for a extra refined lighting impact.

Lume Cube says the modifications are the direct results of buyer suggestions from the unique mobile lighting product, with up to date LED know-how. The new light is shade balanced to match daytime light whereas spreading the light over a bigger floor space — 80 levels in comparison with 60 levels.

While the light may also be used with cameras, motion cameras, and drones, the Lume-X app permits the light to be triggered as a wi-fi flash from an iOS or Android system. A built-in sensor additionally permits a slave flash mode — the place the light is triggered by the built-in flash from the digicam. 

The Lume Cube additionally works as a steady light supply and the two-button system on the physique permits the light to be managed with out the app.

Like the unique, the up to date light is designed to pair with a water-resistant motion digicam. Waterproof all the way down to 30 toes, the corporate calls the light’s development “bomb-proof” with an aluminum physique. 

The light additionally features higher battery life, with a ranking of as much as 1.5 hours at full energy. The USB charging was additionally upgraded to USB-C. A built-in tripod thread permits for mounting choices in addition to extra flexibility with off-camera positions.

“Lume Cube 2.0 is the enhanced and improved version of the original light that made us who we are,” stated co-founder and vice chairman of gross sales and advertising and marketing Riley Stricklin. “We’ve taken every critique, criticism, and wish from our current customer base of over 100,000 creators and incorporated them into this new edition. We are very proud of this product and the incredible technology we’ve been able to fit into its small and durable body.”

Retailing for about $90, the light features a shoe mount adapter, warming gel, and diffuser.

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