Godox ML100BI First Look

At Cine Gear 2024, Godox was showing its new ML100Bi, which is being touted as a lightweight, portable and in-expensive lighting fixture. Ever since Zhiyun released a light in this type of form factor, we have seen quite a few companies coming up with similar solutions.

The ML100Bi weighs 487g / 1.07 lb and it has physical dimensions of 122mm x 110mm x 46mm. The power draw is 120W. 

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The ML100BI utilizes the proprietary Godox-mount, and not a Bowens or Min Bowens mount, however, Godox does make a range of lighting modifiers that you can use with the fixture.

Key features

  • For Content Creators & Vloggers
  • Output: 3670 Lux at 3.3′ (5600K)
  • 2800-6500K CCT
  • AC or Battery Power
  • Onboard & App Control
  • CRI 97 | TLCI 98
  • Compact & Portable Design
  • Godox Mount, Optional Bowens Adapter
  • Includes 15° Lens Reflector & AC Cable
  • Optional Power Bank Holder
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The light is CCT adjustable from 2800-6500K and Godox claims that when it is used wth its included reflector the output is 34,300 lx @1m.

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Now, what you need to keep in mind is that the standard reflector produces a very tight 15 degree beam angle. If you want something wider then Godox sells an optional ML36, 36 degree beam angle reflector. 

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You can power the fixture on one of three ways. Either through the DC power supply, via a V-mount battery utilizing the optional AK-B02 V-mount battery accessory kit, or through USB-C. Godox also sells an optional Power Bank Holder.

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The light has 11 creative lighting effects, such as flash, lightning, cloudy, broken bulb, TV, candle, fire, fireworks, explosion, welding, and SOS. There is onboard and app control so You can easily manage the light settings locally on the fixture or wirelessly at 98.4′ using your smartphone and the Godox Light app.

Price & Availability

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The Godox ML100Bi is now available to pre-order for $199 USD

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Accessories that are available include a lantern, soft box, Bowens mount adapter, and a projection attachment. 


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