AÂ new version of the popular Westcott Ice Light is now available. This updatedÂ version of the LED light stick addresses a number of concerns that users had with the original one.
Westcott has improved the output of the Ice Light byÂ 50% and made the battery removable. This new battery, which costs $49, can be charged insideÂ orÂ outside the device. Besides the performance upgrades, the user interface also have been redesigned. The new Ice Light 2 has Bluetooth capabilities to connect to your phone, where settings such as power can be controlled wirelessly. In addition,Â the handle has been changed, and hostsÂ buttons to control the light output in 18 steps.
- 1740 lumen output with 96 CRI
- 5500K daylight-balanced output
- Ultra portable for handheld use
- Weighs under 20 ounces
- Removable li-ion battery
- 60+ minute runtime
- 18-step dimming from 5% to 100%
- Digital output display
- Built-in Bluetooth capabilities
- Â¼-20â€ threads for easy mounting
At this moment the Westcott Ice Light 2 is available through most popular photography retailers (e.g. Adorama, B&H) for $549.90. Some of them already have sold their initial stock of the Ice Light, but we were told thatÂ new shipments will arrive before the end of the month. Visit fjwestcott.com for more information.