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More Options with Ikan’s Lyra and Rayden Light Kits

HOUSTON, Texas, (July 20, 2016) — Ikan is excited to offer more options by releasing 5-point and combo light kits from its Rayden and Lyra line of lights in addition to the current 2-point and 3-point lighting kits. The 5-point and combo light kits come in Daylight (5600K) as well as Bicolor (3200K-5600K).

The combo lighting kit offers you more versatility because you can mix and match lights from the same line. For example, you could use a combination of Lyra lights such as a 1×1 for the key light, a ½ by 1 for the fill light, and a ½ by 1 for the backlight. You could also get something like the Rayden Daylight 5-point lighting combo kit and get 3 RW10s and 2 RW5s. Depending on what you’re trying to accomplish and what your shooting conditions are, the combination light kit can help you customize which lights to use. The maximum amount of lights you can get in a combo lighting kit is 5 while the minimum is 3 lights.

light kitsThe 5-point lighting kit offers the 3-point lights you’ll need including the key light, the fill light, and the backlight, as well as 2 additional lights, which can be used with a green screen, chroma keying, or lighting a background. With this kit, you get 5 lights, 5 stands, 2 bags to carry lights, and 2 stand bags. This kit helps you create whatever lighting setup that you want with a variety of Lyra lights or Rayden lights. All lighting kits come in either the Lyra line or the Rayden line and can’t be combined.

Lyra soft lights create a nice, clean shadow on any subject. These soft lights combine high CRI LED chips with a soft panel to create a beautiful, soft wrapping light as well as consistent color and brightness. With the Lyra soft lights, you can adjust all settings with a single knob and view the light output with precise measurements with the new LED readout.

Rayden LED lights offer high CRI 45-degree lenses to produce extremely bright light. With a 50-degree beam angle, you can easily light a large area with one fixture. The key feature of Rayden LED lights is its versatility: the 30-degree yoke, baby 5/8” and junior 1 1/8” combo pin allow you to attach and configure the light in different ways.

“With Ikan’s light kits, we’ve always given you the ability to have options. For a cinematographer or Director of Photography, having more options is better on any production,” says Product Manager, Barry Garcia.

For more information on lighting kits, visit ikancorp.com.

About Ikan

Founded by Kan Yeung in 2005, Houston, Texas-based Ikan Corp designs, manufactures and distributes a variety of award-winning products used in film, video and photographic production worldwide. Starting with the introduction of a single on-camera HD video monitor, the company has kept pace with the ever-accelerating technology curve and, in a number of instances, has been ahead of the curve. Now, in addition to high-quality video monitors, Ikan Corp offers a full range of lighting equipment, camera support rigs, teleprompters, and accessories for both studio and field production. Ikan products are sold through authorized dealers located in more than 50 countries around the world and at www.ikancorp.com. Ikan Corp’s reputation is emblematic of the company’s mission to “build quality products that creative people want and need at a reasonable price,” as well as Yeung’s philosophy “to always put the customers first and take care of them — no matter the situation.”

Ikan is a company of filmmakers. Our staff is almost entirely composed of seasoned professionals whose first love is the world of film and video. As filmmakers, we understand the challenges our customers face on a daily basis. We understand the need for reliable, dependable equipment. We understand that a piece of gear going down during an important shoot can affect your reputation. We also understand that, while imagination may be limitless, budgets aren’t. Whether it’s an expensive Hollywood motion picture or an intimate wedding shoot, you need to maximize the value of the products you’re choosing to buy. And because we understand these things, we feel it’s our responsibility to continue to bring our customers the best available technology, quality, service, and long-term value across our entire product line. Whether it’s our lights, gimbals, tripods, monitors, or the hundreds of other production tools we’ve brought to the market, all of Ikan’s products are created by filmmakers, to empower filmmakers. Ikan products are sold through authorized dealers located in more than 50 countries around the world and at www.ikancorp.com.
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