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Celeb® 850 LED DMX


The Celeb® 850 LED DMX joins Kino Flo’s family line of LED soft lights. One of the largest LED’s in the industry, the Celeb 850 Center Mount measures 45” x 26” (114cm x 66cm). Light output is 111FC at 10ft (1251 LUX at 3M) but only uses 5.0A (120VAC).

The Celeb 850 has three Menu options, one white and two color menus. Those who prefer to work with white light can use the "white menu" that gives the user access to Dimming, Kelvin and Green/Magenta control channels. Kelvin range is from 2700K tungsten to 6500K daylight.



In the color menu, the Kelvin range travels from 2500K tungsten to 9900K daylight, and Kino Flo has set up a fourth channel called Gel. The Gel channel includes Kino Flo presets such as blue & green screen, sodium vapor, mercury vapor and over 100 well-known lighting gels. In addition, there is also a fifth channel called Hue Angle and sixth channel, Saturation. These two channels behave similar to a traditional color wheel, where you have white light in the center, and the Hue angle determines the color along a 360-degree range, and Saturation determines how much color is applied. The second color menu provides individual red, green, blue (RGB) control. The RGB menu is a great way to work with apps with predetermined RGB presets or color wheels.

Kino Flo's Celeb 850 LED also comes with standard DMX and wireless DMX (Lumen Radio®), and universal voltage input
100-240VAC (5.0 Amps at 120V). Fixture Styles include Center Mount, Yoke Mount and Pole-Op. SnapBag Softbox and SnapGrid accessories are also available. With the SnapBag, the surface area increases in size to 72” x 49” (183cm x 124cm).

 

       
 


LED Controller - White Mode

• Kelvin presets & custom settings, 2700K-6500K
• Universal input 100VAC-240VAC
• Manual & DMX Dimming w/ Auto Terminate
• DMX wireless (Lumen Radio)
• Green/Magenta control
• Flicker-free, quiet operation

 

 

 
       
 


Gels/Hue Color Mode

In addition to White mode features, Gels/Hue Color mode includes
access to:

• Extended Kelvin color range 2500K-9900K
• Kino Flo presets and Gels
• Dial in any color through Hue Angle and Saturation control

Gel List - Alphabetical

Gel List - Numerical

       
 


RGB Color Mode

Additional RGB Color mode includes:

• Individual Red, Green, Blue (RGB) control
• Works with Apps with predetermined RGB presets or color wheels

 

 

     
 


FX (Effects) Mode

FX Mode introduced June 1, 2018 includes the following effects:

• Candle
• Fire
• TV
• Police
• Lightning
• Paparazzi
• Pulse
• Scroll

See True Match® Firmware manual for more details True Match® Firmware


  Celeb 850 LED Highlights  
 
  • Kelvin presets
  • Dial-in color temperature control between 2700K-6500K
  • Extended color palette from 2500K-9900K
  • Green/Magenta Control
  • Hue angle and Saturation adjustments
  • RGB control
  • Works with Apps with predetermined RGB presets or color wheels
  • Can use preset buttons to store custom Kelvin settings
  • Light levels do not change when selecting Kelvin settings
  • No color shift while dimming
  • Color-correct with high color rendering index (CRI 95)
  • Universal input 100VAC-240VAC
  • Energy efficient, draws 5.0A, 120VAC
  • Flicker-free, quiet operation
  • Full range onboard and DMX dimming
  • DMX wireless link (Lumen Radio®)
  • DMX Auto Terminate
  • Fixture includes removable 90° Honeycomb Louver
  • Honeycomb louver also available in 60° as accessory
  • Slim profile
  • Center Mount, Yoke Mount and Pole-Op
  • Mounts to stand or can hang easily from a grid
  • Accessory molded corners also used for four-point rope hang

 
                       
 
 
  Celeb 850 LED DMX Kits    
 

KIT-C850U
Celeb 850 LED DMX Center Mount Kit, Univ

KIT-C850YU
Celeb 850 LED DMX Yoke Mount Kit, Univ

 
Contents
1 Celeb 850 LED DMX Center
1 Ship Case

(CEL-850CU)
(KAS-CE850)

Contents
1 Celeb 850 LED DMX Yoke
1 Jr. Pin
1 Ship Case


(CEL-850YU)
(MTP-I80)
(KAS-CE850-Y)
 

Dimensions
52 x 10 x 30.5”
(132 x 25 x 77cm)

Weight
74 lb (34kg)

Dimensions
53.5 x 10 x 36”
(136 x 25 x 91cm)

Weight
78 lb (35kg)

 
 
   
  Celeb 850 Fixture Styles
 
                   Center Mount                                           Yoke Mount                                                             Pole-Op
 

The Celeb 850 LED DMX fixture styles include: Center Mount, Yoke Mount and Pole-Op. The compact design is only 6” in depth and is comprised of a rugged metal alloyed fixture with built-in electronics. The Fixtures include a 90° honeycomb louver. The molded accessory holder holds the louver and also allows for a 4-point rope hang.

 
  The Center Mount
 

    Celeb 850 with Center Mount       Center Mount Assembly (Included)               Junior Pin Stand Adapter (Included)
  The center mount is ideal for location shooting and allows the fixture to spin 360 degrees to produce a wide range of desired angles. For further control, the center mount can also rotate at 90° stops. Pull locking pin and turn counter-clockwise to unlock. When the fixture rotates to a 90° angle, the fixture will "click" into place. Turn locking pin to the right to lock into place. The Junior Stand Adapter
(MTP-V63JR) is best suited for stand mounting. If used to hang in a studio, use Hanging Adapter (MTP-V63H1) so that the fixture weight will be properly centered. See Below.
   
  Hanging Adapter for Center Mount Option
 
      (MTP-V63H1) Junior Hanging Adapter
   
 

The Yoke Mount

 
      Celeb 850 Yoke Front                     Celeb 850 Yoke Back                      Yoke Assembly (Included)          MTP-I80 Jr. Pin
                                                                                                                                                                   (Sold separately)
 

The Celeb 850 Yoke Mount fixture has a ½” hole to accept industry standard hardware.  The yoke mount fixture can hang from a
grid with a junior pipe hanger using a Junior Pin Assembly for Yoke (MTP-I80), sold separately.

Note:  The yoke also provides an attachment point for a safety chain.

   
 

The Pole-Op

 
   (Celeb w/ Pole-Op)                          Pole-Op (Included)                  Pole-Op Assembly (Included)           Jr. Pin (Included)
                                                                                                                                                                     
 

The Celeb 850 Pole-Op fixture includes a yoke with an attached junior pin.  It can be hung from a pipe grid with a Junior pipe hanger and adjusted from the ground using a long pole.  The blue cup alters the Pan (left or right) and the white cup alters the Tilt (up or down).

   
 
  Other Rigging Options

 

  Unique accessory holder brackets are also designed to enable 4-point rope hangs for specialty rigging applications.
   
 
  Celeb 850 LED DMX Control Panel
 

The Celeb 850 LED DMX includes state of the art features; dial-in variable color temperature control; full-range dimming without color shift; programmable presets; three menu options, one white and two color menus.  The “white menu” gives the user access to Dimming
Kelvin, and Green/Magenta control channels.  Kelvin range is from 2700K to 5500K.

In the first color menu, the Kelvin range is from 2500K tungsten to 9900K daylight with three additional channels, Gel, Hue Angle and Saturation. The Gel channel includes Kino Flo presets such as blue & green screen, sodium vapor, mercury vapor and over 100 well-known lighting gels. The user can also dial in any color through Hue Angle and Saturation.  The second color menu provides individual red, green, blue (RGB) control.  This menu is a great way to work with Apps with predetermined RGB presets or color wheels. 

With built-in DMX and Lumen Radio® receivers, the Celeb 850 LED can be controlled by DMX or DMX wireless with DMX auto terminate. The energy efficient Celeb 850 LED DMX runs on universal input voltage from 100-240VAC at only 5.0A (120VAC).

For Celeb 850 LED DMX Mapping, click here.

 
   
 

Celeb 850 LED DMX Control Panel – White Mode
                 
A) On /Off: On = Green light displayed. Off = Red light displayed. The display and all menu settings can be operated while the power
    button is in the Off position, as long as power is applied to the controller. The On /Off button only controls the light source.

B) Menu: Provides access to menu options such as General settings, Reset, DMX and DMX Wireless settings. Tip: While on control screen,
    press and hold for 3 seconds to switch  through menus (White, Gels & Hue, RGB).

C) Kelvin & G/M (Green/Magenta) Preset Buttons: Factory defaults left to right are: 2700K, 3200K, 5000K and 6500K. G/M default
    value is 000. User can also use these preset buttons to store custom Kelvin and G/M settings.

D) Display: Provides access to Dim, Kelvin, G/M, and DMX channel. Factory reset will show: Dim = 10%, Kelvin = 2700K, G/M = 000,
    DMX = 001.

E) Lock: Press the Lock button to disable all buttons and control knob. Press for 3 seconds to restore presets to default factory settings.

F) Mode: Press to navigate from Dim to Kelvin and G/M settings. When in sub-menus, pressing Mode always returns you to main display.
    When DMX is applied, use Mode to access DMX channel on main display. Tip: Long press will bring you back one step.

G) Data Port: Mini B USB for software updates.

H) Dimmer Knob: Manually adjusts Dim, Kelvin, G/M levels and DMX address. Press the knob to toggle between fine and coarse
    adjustments or when selecting options within menus.

DMX Note: Each Celeb 850 LED has an “AUTO TERMINATE” feature. The last fixture that does not have an XLR cable attached to the DMX “Out” port will automatically terminate.

   
   
 
 

Celeb 850 LED DMX Control Panel – Gels/Hue Color Mode

 
   
  In addition to White mode features, Gels/Hue Color mode provides access to Kino Flo presets and Gels, Hue Angle and Saturation adjustments.
   
 

Celeb 850 LED DMX Control Panel – RGB Color Mode

 
 

RGB color mode includes access to individual Red, Green, Blue (RGB) control.  Works with Apps with predetermined RGB presets or color wheels.

   
 
  Fixture Power
 
The Celeb 850 LED is powered AC and includes an IEC connection. A locking power cord is included with the fixture.

The fixture has a built-in power supply with universal input from 100-240VAC.
 
 

DMX Operation

 

The Celeb 850 LED DMX operates on three DMX channels (in White mode) using DMX512 (six DMX channels in Color mode).  The first channel operates dimming; the 2nd channel operates Kelvin color temperature control; the 3rd channel operates the Hue.

In Gels/Hue Color mode: 4th channel operates the Gel; 5th channel operates the Hue angle and the 6th channel operates the Saturation. In RGB Color mode, 4th channel operates Red; 5th channel operates Green and the 6th channel operates Blue.

   
 

Wireless Operation

 

 

The Celeb 850 LED DMX includes a built-in Lumen Radio receiver and can be operated wirelessly with a Lumen Radio transmitter
(sold separately).  Wireless is an option to using DMX cables.  For more information on Lumen Radio Receiver/Transmitter,
see www.lumenradio.com.

 
Light Control
Honeycomb Louvers & SnapBag & SnapGrid

The Celeb 850 LED includes a 90° Honeycomb Louver (LVR-CE890).

The Kino Flo Honeycomb Louver controls and focuses the light which narrows the light spread with minimal light loss.  A 60° Honeycomb Louver (LVR-CE860) is also available as an accessory.

   

The spring loaded accessory channels hold the Louver.

 

SnapBag & SnapGrid

 

The SnapBag accessory (DFS-CE800-S) is a lightweight fabric tailor-made for the Celeb 850 LED. It slips over the fixture and is attached with straps.  The reflective material intensifies the soft light.  The removable grid cloth attaches to the inside with Velcro. With the SnapBag, the surface area increases in size to 72” x 49” (183cm x 124cm) with a shallow depth of 12.5" (32cm).

 

 

 

The SnapGrid accessory (LVR-CE840-S) is constructed of pre-stretched fireproof fabric with a built-in stainless steel frame.  It unfolds and snaps into place.  This model requires the use with the corresponding SnapBag and is attached with Velcro.  It cannot be used by itself.

   
 
Barndoors  

                  BRD-CE8  
   
  Accessory Barndoors are sold in sets of 4 (BRD-CE8). They are designed so that they can be individually mounted.
   
   
 
Cases  
 

 

The metal valence ship case is recommended for transport by sea or air. 

The center ship case (KAS-CE850) holds one Celeb LED Center Mount fixture and two additional louvers. The yoke ship case (KAS-CE850-Y) holds one Celeb LED Yoke Mount and two louvers.

 
   
  Celeb 850 LED DMX Advantages
   
 

Energy Efficiency

The Celeb 850 LED DMX operates on universal AC power and needs only 5.0A (120VAC). The Celeb’s cost savings from low energy and long lamp life continues Kino Flo’s reputation as an environmentally friendly lighting company.

All-in-one Design

The Celeb 850 LED DMX is comprised of a rugged metal alloy fixture which includes state of the art electronics with onboard and DMX dimming and runs universally at 100-240VAC.  With three menus, White and two Color menus, presets can be fine-tuned to custom settings from 2700K to 6500K in the white menu and custom settings from 2500K to 9900K in the color menus.  In the white menu, the user has access to Green/Magenta control.  In the first color menu, there are three additional channels, Gels, Hue Angle and Saturation. In the second color menu, the user has access to individual Red, Green, Blue (RGB) control which works great with Apps with predetermined RGB presets or color wheels. 

Light levels do not change when selecting Kelvin settings and there is no color shift while dimming.  With its slim profile design, the Celeb LED includes a removable honeycomb louver.  The molded corner accessory holders can also be used as a 4-point rope hang.  With wireless capability, the Celeb 850 LED can be operated DMX wirelessly as an alternative to DMX cables. The all-in-one design with universal VAC and DMX operation makes the Celeb 850 LED a versatile and portable tool whether it’s in the studio or on location.

Center Mount, Yoke Mount and Pole-Op Mount

The Center Mount design allows the fixture to spin 360° to produce a wide range of desired angles.  For further control, the center mount can also rotate at 90° stops.  The Center Mount can be used on a stand with the Junior Stand Adapter (MTP-V63JR) included with the Center Mount or can be hung from a grid with the Hanging Adapter accessory (MTP-V63H1).  The Yoke Mount fixture includes a welded alloy yoke bale offering unlimited orientation of fixture movement to focus the light when lighting from a grid.  The Yoke Mount can attach to stands or studio grid hardware via a standard junior pin and a Junior Pin Assembly (MTP-I80 - sold separately). The Pole-Op Yoke includes an attached junior pin and offers an advantage of lighting from a grid and eliminating the need for ladder access or costly automated rigging and hoist systems.

Long LED Life

Rated lifetime is up to 50,000 hours.  With its long LED life, the Celeb’s unique design maintains its color-correct color temperature.

True Match® Color-Correct

As with all Kino Flo products, the Celeb 850 LED has been specially formulated to match the spectral distribution curves of today’s HD film and video equipment.  The Celeb LED has a high color rendering index of CRI 95.  Even while dimming, the fixture is flicker-free and without color shift.

Heat Management Design

For Kino Flo, heat management is a critical design element of fixture design.  The physical heat or buildup heat within the LED fixture will directly influence the color temperature, lumen performance and life of the LED. 

The Celeb’s unique design operates coolly, consumes very low energy (5.0A, 120VAC) and is properly ventilated to maintain a stable color temperature.

A well maintained temperature extends the lumen maintenance, color temperature and life of the LED. 

Cost Savings

Cost savings attributed to the Celeb 850 LED cover a broad range of concerns:

  • Low energy costs
  • Less heat so low air conditioning expenses

Energy Savings Calculations

With the push for reducing fossil fuel consumption, TV studios are looking at cooler more efficient lighting systems to reduce the costs and save energy.  Part of this process involves generating energy values to determine savings.  One of the most important values is Btu/kWh.

British Thermal Units per Kilowatt Hour

Any light generates a percentage of usable light and the rest in heat.  For example, a standard incandescent light bulb converts only 11 percent of its electrical input into visible light, while the rest is dissipated directly as heat.  There are energy costs involved in cooling the studio environment.  The measure of Btu/kWh is a means of calculating the thermal loads related to operating lighting.

Use the following information to calculate Btu/kWh Watts to Btu:

1 kWh = 3413 Btu/Hr
1 Watt = 3.413 Btu/Hr
3.413 Btu per Watt-hour

   
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