• Stella CL 8000 RF Action Kit
  • Stella CL 8000 RF Action Kit
  • Stella CL 8000 RF Action Kit
  • Stella CL 8000 RF Action Kit
  • Stella CL 8000 RF Action Kit

Stella CL 8000 RF Action Kit

$2199.99

The complete lighting solution for the on-location professional that needs to be ready at a moments notice.


Max Output

8000 Lumens

Runtime on High

50 Mins

CRI/TLCI

92/94

Color Temp

5600k

Charge Time

120 Mins

IP Rating

54


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SKU: 850-0412-A

Stella CL 8000 RF Action Kit

Designed for run and gun professionals shooting a variety of content, this compact kit is designed for on-location shoots. The kit features the compact CL 8000 with light modifiers that can quickly adjust to changing conditions, the EL Remote Control for wireless freedom and a shoulder bag. With no cords or ballast warm-up, the cinema grade light is ready at a moment’s notice, is rugged, weather resistant and does not need heavy stands or counterweights.

Features

  • The kit includes the CL Series Stella Pro 8000, essential light modifiers, external power supply and remote in a shoulder case.
  • Cordless freedom with remote light control up to 200 meters away.
  • Integrated Li-ion battery delivers up to 245 minutes of cord free light and is permissible in both checked and carry-on luggage
  • For extended shoots, plug into any AC or DC power source (DTap cable optional)
  • Stepped or continuous dimming control, OLED Digital Display with RF settings, output, battery time remaining and charge status
  • Shape the 120 degree beam via a simple range of portable modifiers including a 25° Fresnel , 50° diffused optic, and glo-bulb.
  • Powerful COB ‘Chip on Board’ LED eliminates the multi-shadow effect typical of panel lights and keeps the light ultra compact.
  • Silent operation up to 5600 lumens with auto adjust fan that prevents overheating at higher output
  • Designed to perform in the most challenging environments, the CL 8000 RF can handle inclement weather (IP54 Rating) and is tested to pass 1 meter drops on concrete

What's in the Box?

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Stella Pro CL 8000 RF

The world's most technologically advanced continuous light, the CL 8000 RF takes lighting to the next level.
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EL Remote Control

Control single or groups of Light & Motion continuous lights that have an integrated RF receiver.
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YS Mount Pro

YS mount base is a secure and durable connection interface between the CL light base and C-Stand Mount.
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C-Stand Mount

Secure continuous lights on a C-Stand (5/8") with this mount that includes thumbscrew for baby pin attachment.
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High Leverage Handle

Handle attaches to the YS mount base of CL Lights allowing smooth and precise control when pivoting light.
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Barn Doors Light Modifier

Shape and control a continuous light's beam with press-on barn doors that integrate the DM (Direct Mount) Interface
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50° Optic

Narrows the beam of CL lights from 120° to 50° and provides a smooth beam with gentle light fall off.
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25° Fresnel, 82mm

An indispensable light shaping tool provides a hard, 25° spot to overcome sunlight or isolate a subject.
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3″ Speed Ring Gel Holder, 82mm

Attaches securely to the Stella bezel for use with Chimera softbox speed ring adapters or 3x3 hard gels.
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Glo Bulb, 82mm

Perfect for top-down lighting, the Glo Bulb diffuses and evenly spreads light similar to a ‘Chinese Lantern’.
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External Power Supply 24V 60W

PSE certified power supply that includes both charger and US dongle for powerful CL and Sola Pro lights.
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CL Action Kit Soft Case

Exclusive compact soft carrying case with shoulder strap protects CL Lights, modifiers, and accessories.
Lumens 8000 (high), 4000 (medium), 2000 (low)
Runtime 50 min (high), 115 min (medium), 245 min (low)
Beam Angle 120° (flood), 120° (native), 50° (modified), 25° - 120° (range)
Color Temperature 5600k
CRI 92
TLCI 94
LUX 18400
Charge Time 120 min
Fast Charge Yes
IP Rating (FL-1) 54
Depth Rating (FL-1) meter(s)
Impact Resistance (FL-1) 1 meter
Product Weight 1156 grams
Product Dimensions 7.17" x 3.46" x 3.46"
Compatible Mounts C-Stand, Camera, ¼-20 Adaptor

Frequently Asked Questions

What are soft light options for CL lights?

Light & Motion CL lights are natively a "hard" light which produces a pure light that delivers a single shadow and supports dramatic journalistic and Film Noir lighting styles. The hard light is also perfect when shooting on location in bright sunlight as it mimics the sun and can provide an even fill for "live shots" or portraits. There are many options to create a soft or softer light using Stella lights: The portable Dome Diffusion accessory creates a wide diffuse light - perfect for portraits. The GloBulb can be used  to create a soft light for portraits or interviews. To create a large soft source, CL lights can be shot into a medium to large shoot-through umbrellas or into a parabolic umbrella with a sock. To do this you will need to add an Umbrella Holder Mount Kit. All of our  lights can be used with an umbrella with the Umbrella Holder Mount Kit. Additionally, CL lights can be paired with a number of 3rd-party light shaping tools: DoP Choice Snap Bags (no speedring required), and Profoto Softboxes/Octas and Elinchrom by adding our Profoto Adapter Ring. Lastly, COB lighting can be used shot through a diffusion panel, bounced off of a wall or modified with available materials - experiment and be creative with Light & Motion lights as so many options are available when starting with a pure hard light.

How do you travel by air with the CL lights?

The Light & Motion continuous lights with integrated lithium-ion batteries can be safely transported in carry on and checked luggage because the batteries are safely installed/integrated in the light (unlike spare lithium-ion batteries). To travel safely just ensure that the master on/off button is in the "off" position.
Most airlines have restrictions for "spare" Lithium-ion batteries and these can't travel in checked baggage. The "spare" lithium-ion batteries also have restrictions for travel in carry on with limits to 2 x spare batteries of 100+ watts. The batteries we use in our products are below 90 watts and most importantly are "installed" in the device which permits them to travel in carry on or checked baggage.
Airline Specifications for Lithium-ion batteries are found in the link below and clearly specify that lithium-ion batteries installed in electronic devices can travel in carry on or checked baggage: Here is an excerpt from the regulation FAQs:
"Question 2. What kinds of batteries does the FAA allow in checked baggage (including gate-checked bags)?" 
"Answer 2. Except for spare (uninstalled) lithium metal and lithium-ion batteries, all the batteries allowed in carry-on baggage are also allowed in checked baggage. The batteries must be protected from damage and short circuit or installed in a device." (The Stella batteries are installed).
 
You can read the full document guidelines here:
Here is our operating manual link for operating instructions:

Battery Life: How many cycles will the integrated batteries provide and how are they replaced?

We use premium Panasonic cells in our lights which are high-capacity, stable batteries. They deliver consistent runtimes with regulated constant output. Our batteries are specified for 500 cycles but in practice our professional customers using the lights daily are experiencing much longer battery life than 500 cycles. Batteries that no longer have capacity can be replaced in our Marina, CA factory for a nominal fee. We can provide battery replacement and a full service of the light for $350 (or nominal fee)  if and when needed. In addition to long life, one of the advantages of our integrated battery lights is the ability to travel with these integrated battery lights on carry on or in checked baggage.  You can read more about this on our FAQ on "Traveling with your Stella Lights".

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On Location

Light & Motion on set in the Himalayas

Mark Fisher of Fisher Creative relies on Light & Motion LED lights for much of his captivating documentaries. His latest film, Soundtrek, details legendary Paul Oakenfold and his quest to bring the party to Everest Basecamp. Watch as Mark explains why Light & Motion's portable continuous lights were vital for many scenes in the film.

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