Toledo, Ohio, USA: Westcott have released a new compact fluorescent lighting system called the Spiderlight TD6. It uses six 50-watt daylight fluorescent lamps which can optionally be swapped for 150-watt tungsten bulbs. Using fluorescents, the Spiderlight TD6 has a claimed light output equivalent to a 1200 watt tungsten light source, making it the most powerful system of its type on the market, according to the company.
New additions and improvements include:
- an on/off switch on the cord for when the control panel is out of reach
- low profile switches on the back to control light output
The Spiderlight TD6 attaches to light stands via a mounting stud and tilt bracket (included) and has an integral adapter for use with softboxes and other light modifiers.
Where to buy
The recommended retail price for the Spiderlight TD6 is US$419.90 per unit. Visit Westcott’s web site for a list of dealers.