I love new stuff. Who doesn't? The only thing I love more than new stuff is new stuff that guarantees to make my life easier in some way. Allow me to introduce you to the Broncolor FT-System Continuous Lights.
Hot lights have been gaining momentum for some time now, especially with the creation of video DSLRs. The newest Broncolor light is made to fit into one of Broncolor's new parabolic reflectors which are known for being pretty great, yet expensive. Although the prices have yet to be released (our guess is that they'll cost a pretty penny or two), the new FT-System is fit for both photographers and videographers alike - giving a good deal of bang for your buck.
One of the biggest benefits of the new system is that the light is completely flicker-free, according to Broncolor. This is amazing news for blink-of-an-eye paced shooting as well as cinematography. There are two models for the new product, the 1600 and the 2000. The 1600 is a 1600 watt daylight balanced light, while the 2000 is the 2000 watt tungsten balanced light. Each head attached to an electronic ballast and has a lamp head and focusing device.
The complete Broncolor FT System is set to start shipping September 2015 and you'll be able to find it here at B&H
What do you all think of continuous lights? Do you think they're just a fad or that they'll quickly become the norm?