DIY Video and Photography Projects

Powering CN-600/CN-900 LED Video Lights with Sony BP-U30 / BP-U60 Adapter
November 14, 2013






Make those large LED Video Light Panels more portable by running them off of batteries. Here’s a random little video showing you how to power up those CN-600 / CN-900 LED Video Lights using the 14V Sony BP-U30/U60 batteries. It’s not the cheapest solution, but compared to other batteries available, it’s not too shabby. This […]






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UPDATE: Cheesycam Independent LED Video Light Test Project
June 12, 2013






Remember a short while back I mentioned I was working on a personal project to perform some independent LED Video Light Tests? Well here’s a small update on where this project is at. The image below (computer screen shot) are various different LED video lights I have laying around shot with exactly the same settings. […]






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New F&V LED Ring Light vs 600 LED Panel Comparison
December 4, 2012






R-300 LED Video Ring Light The moment these new F&V R-300 LED Ring Lights were available to order, I quickly grabbed three of these units to build out a portable travel light kit. Since blogging about my decision to purchase these lights, there has been several questions about how efficient are these lights compared to […]






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New CN600SA LED Video Lights Available Now on Amazon
August 13, 2012






Good news and slightly not so good news for those seeking the new CN600SA LED Video Light Panels and need to have it shipped pretty quick. Previously the new version of these light panels were only available from overseas with long shipping times via eBay. For more information about these lights, check out an earlier […]






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New CN600-SA LED Light Wireless Remote – Review
July 5, 2012






Rod from www.foursandyfeet.com recently received the latest version of the CN-600-SA LED light panels and shares this review with us. I thought it would be much bigger, but it doesn’t seem like there’s too much a difference in size. Rod also sent in a few photos of the units earlier this week (seen below) [Thanks […]






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DIY Sony Battery Power for 600 900 LED Light Panels
May 29, 2012






Each Sony NPF style camcorder battery runs at 7.4V. By running them in series, it works at 14.8V which is the minimum power required for the 600 and 900 LED light panels at full brightness. I took two basic Sony NPF battery chargers, gutted them, and then wired them in Series to provide 14.8V DC. […]






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