Nanlite Forza 300 review

The Nanlite Forza 300 professional LED studio lite is the first of a new range from the new name for NanGuang

Nanlite Forza 300
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Digital Camera World Verdict

LED lights are fast taking over in the studio, and the Nanlite Forza 300 is proof that you can get plenty of power from an indoor lighting set-up without the need to use flash. The one major drawback of this light, however, is that the color temperature is fixed. For some jobs this is not an issue - but there are other similarly-priced units available that do provide a variable range of color outputs.


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    Impressive maximum power setting

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    Easy to use


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    Fixed color temperature

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    No remote control included

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The Nanlite Forza 300 doesn’t skimp on power, with a mightily impressive output of 43,060 lux at one metre with the reflector provided, which can stretch to 108,679 lux at one metre with an optional Fresnel modifier attached. 

Considering the power output, NanLite has managed to keep the Forza 300 pretty compact, measuring 31 x 20.6 x 14.2cm with a single fan squeezed in to assist with cooling. 

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