Due to popular demand, Chimera is introducing two new Lightbanks plus a Lantern for the Creamsource Vortex8. Both of these products will be available in September.
The POP bank for the Vortex8 attaches directly to the fixture without the need for a Speed Ring or bracket. The front screen is a Chimera Small size 24 x 32”/610 x 813 mm, which almost doubles the front aperture. This POP bank includes a full and half Chimera Cloth screen and it comes in a compact messenger sack.
For a larger light aperture, there is the Medium Lightbank for the Vortex8. This utilizes the classic Chimera frame and pole construction that most people are familiar with. The Lightbank is claimed to deliver beautiful smooth even light from a 36 x 48” / 915 x 1219 mm aperture. This Lightbank includes an internal baffle, full and half Chimera Cloth screens, and is packed in a zippered storage sack. The Medium Vortex8 kit includes the frame and Lightbank. The frame can be purchased separately.
The Chimera Lantern for Vortex8 allows you to create a soft, overhead lighting source that can be easily controlled with the included 4-sided skirt kit. The Lantern for Vortex8 mounts without the need for frames or rings and includes support poles to allow the lantern to be placed in virtually any orientation.
Chimera hasn’t listed any prices for these products yet. WE will have a full review of the Vortex8 very soon.