Each new Aputure model surprises directors of photography with the quality and capacity of their products, especially LED lights.
The AL-MW is the brightest, most rugged mini LED that Aputure has ever made. Featuring a massive 6000 lux output (2x brighter than the MX), 5 built-in light FX, a 24hrs non-stop battery life and compact metal housing with the ability to go 10 meters underwater – the MW is the most powerful pocket-sized light for no matter where life takes you.
Aputure Amaran AL-MW Key Features
LED technological capabilities have never been so advanced. The AL-MW is the first pocket-sized LED that uses the same COB technology which powers the Aputure 300d! This allows the MW to not only remain extremely compact, but pack twice the punch of the MX.
HIGH COLOUR PERFORMANCE
The AL-MW follows Aputure’s long tradition of creating lights with impeccable colour fidelity, boasting an incredible CRI and TLCI rating of 95+.
The AL-MW is IP68 certified dust and waterproof for up to 10 meters. This means the MW can be not only a surf light, but a dive/scuba light as well.
24 HOURS LASTING BATTERY
With a built-in lithium-ion 3800 mAh, the MW lasts for 80 minutes of continuous use at maximum power and 24 hours at minimum. An advanced charging system via an included USB-C cable.
BUILT-IN SPECIALS FX
The AL-MW has 5 pre-programmed built-in Special Lighting Effects: Paparazzi, Lightning, TV, Fireworks, and Faulty Bulb
DOUBLE DIFFUSER FOR MAXIMUM SOFTNESS
The MW comes with a gel holder and includes a range of CTO and CTB filters including full CTO, 1/2 CTO, 1/4 CTO, full CTB, 1/2 CTB, and 1/4 CTB. It also includes a 1.5 stop diffusing frost and a 2.5 stop silicone diffusion accessory.
The AL-MW is truly the ultimate mini lighting kit that puts creativity back into the palm of your hands. Check out our interview from IBC 2018 below.
-IP68 Dust and Waterproof Certified up to 10m (32.8ft.)
-4,000 lux @ 0.3m; Boost Mode: 6,000 lux @0.3m
-CRI and TLCI 95+
-Advanced Boost function for 60 seconds of overclocked brightness
-Special Effects Lighting: Includes 5 effects for Paparazzi, Lightning, TV, Fireworks, and Faulty Bulb
-Comes with 6 different gels, including CTO, CTB, 1/2 CTO or CTB, 1/4 CTO or CTB
-Multiple LED status.
-10 brightness levels
-Chip on Board LED Technology
-Built-in lithium battery, 80 minutes at max output and 24 hours at minimum output
-Durable aluminum all-in-one design
-Specialized fanless heatsink technology
The Aputure Amaran MW is now available to purchase online at Amazon US and Amazon UK, with big retailers like Adorama and B&H getting stock soon.