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Fotodiox Warrior 150 Daylight

Fotodiox has released the Warrior 150 Daylight, a high intensity 5600K COB LED fixture that could be used for both video and stills.

We have seen a plethora of COB LED fixtures being released over the last few years, and the Warrior 150 Daylight now joins that long list.

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Key features

  • High-power COB LEDs with a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours
  • Claimed CRI & TLCI ≥95
  • 11 pre-installed special effect modes
  • Use any Bowens mount accessory, such as the included custom-designed standard reflector
  • LED heat prevention technology ensures that your light will emit steady and accurate light under varying conditions
  • Dimmable from 0-100% and flicker-free due to the PWM integrated design
  • Solid aluminum shell provides durability and enhanced heat dissipation
  • Adjustable all-metal yoke
  • Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty

According to Fotodiox, the Warrior 150 Daylight is a medium-sized, versatile light that features high-power COB LEDs.

Size & Weight

The Warrior 150 Daylight weighs in at 5.2 lb (2.35kg) and it has physical dimensions of 6 x 9.25 x 12.75″ (15.2 x 23.5 x 32.4 cm).

Power Draw

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The light can be run from both mains power and a battery option. It draws 150W and it can be powered via AC 100-240V (50/60Hz) or through a DC 15-24V (4-pin XLR) connector.

The light does come with a 4-pin XLR to D-Tap power cable so you can remotely power the fixture using a camera battery.

Basic Controls

The Warrior 150 Daylight features a basic display, an On/Off button, and one mode button that switches between adjusting the output and accessing the Special Effects Modes.

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Fotodiox also includes a remote control unit for the light that allows you to make changes from a distance of 20 meters (~ 65 ft).

Bowens Mount

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Like most affordable COB fixtures on the market, the Fotodiox Warrior 150 Daylight utilizes a Bowens mount. This allows you to use a wide range of lighting modifiers.

Fotodiox also has its own lighting modifiers available.

Beam Angle

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According to Fotodiox, the beam angles for the fixture are as follows:

  • 120° Unmodified
  • 50° Standard Reflector

According to Fotodiox, the light can output:

≥ 5,300 lux/1m (Bare Lens)
≥ 16,600 lux/1m (Standard Reflector)

Special Effects Modes

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There are also 11 pre-installed special effect modes (Lightning, Fireworks, Flash, etc) that you can access.

Price & Availability

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The Fotodiox Warrior 150 Daylight (Basic Light Kit) retails for $299.95 USD. For this you get:

• 1x Warrior 150 Light Head

  • 1x Protective Cover
  • 1x Standard Reflector
  • 1x AC Power Cord
  • 1x Remote Control
  • 1x Safety Cable
  • 1x Instruction Manual
  • 1x Storage / Carrying Case

The light also comes in part of a couple of kits:

Deluxe Light Kit

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• 1x Warrior 150 Light Head
• 1x Protective Cover
• 1x Standard Reflector
• 1x AC Power Cord
• 1x Remote Control
• 1x Safety Cable
• 1x Instruction Manual
• 1x Storage / Carrying Case
• 1x Lantern Softbox 65cm

Deluxe Light Kit (2 Lights)

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• 2x Warrior 150 Light Head
• 2x Protective Cover
• 2x Standard Reflector
• 2x AC Power Cord
• 2x Remote Control
• 2x Safety Cable
• 1x Instruction Manual
• 1x Storage / Carrying Case
• 2x Lantern Softbox 65cm

Competition

There are quite a few Daylight COB fixtures that are very similar in terms of size and power draw. Below are just a few:

Will it last?

It is claimed to be able to have a lifespan of 50,000 hours while maintaining a 5600K color temperature with a CRI & TLCI ≥95. Fotodiox claims that the fixture has less than a 2% illumination decay over 6,000 working hours.

Fotodiox also gives you a Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty.

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