Broncolor F160 LED review

The Broncolor F160 LED studio lighting head might be expensive, but you can’t argue with the quality of this light

Broncolor F160
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Digital Camera World Verdict

The Broncolor is a premium studio light, and comes with a price to match. But for your money you get plenty of pro touches, including a wide colour temperature range, focusable beam and 1.69-inch OLED display. The build quality is hard to fault too, with a compact design that’s finished to a high standard, with plenty of metal – and perhaps more importantly is super-quiet too. It is not the powerful LED light designed for the professional photographic studio around, but what it has should be more than enough for most photographic scenarios


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    Superb build quality

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    On-board information panel

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    Can be controlled via an app

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    Good color temperature range


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    Lacks the power of similarly-priced rivals

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    Premium pricing

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The Broncolor F160 LED studio light has an illumination output of 12,000 lumens. That’s the equivalent to 650 watts halogen, so there’s plenty of kick here for most shooting applications. This is supported by a broad color temperature range of 2,800-6,800K – providing a warmer maximum setting than most of its rivals.

be adjusted in 50K steps, while there are two temperature presets as well (Daylight and Tungsten). It also has a brilliant Color Rendering Index (CRI) rating of 97+, making it incredibly accurate.

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