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Nila Introduces New Bi-Color Professional LED Lights


Varsa Bi-Color on location (Photo credit: Ted Yasi)

Altadena, CA — Nila’s new Zaila Bi-Color and Varsa Bi-Color are the first professional LED fixtures to offer our Precision Colortune™ system. With this innovative new feature, you control the precise color of the light output of each fixture between 2600°K and 6400°K in 200° increments. Set the color you prefer and it will remain in memory until you change it again.

We’ve also added a unique Red Boost circuit that allows you to warm up the color if needed. This can be particularly helpful with some cameras. Some of our earliest beta testers even commented on how useful this feature was when dialing in light to better reproduce various skin tones.

Both the Precision Colortune™ and Red Boost circuits are controllable via DMX on their own control channels, allowing users the full range of color options even after the lights have been rigged out of reach.

Zaila Bi-Color on location (Photo credit: Anthony C. Kuhnz)

The bi-color Zaila and Varsa each produce more lumens than their daylight-balanced counterparts. Their native beam angle is 20° due to the color-blending optics used, resulting in a softer light output that’s ideal for both modern cinematography and ENG setups. Whereas most bi-color LED fixtures in the marketplace today have discreet optics for each color, the Zaila Bi-Color blends the colors within each individual optic resulting in less color fringing and better overall color reproduction.

Zaila Bi-Color light kits begin shipping August 1, 2019.

Varsa Bi-Color light kits begin shipping October 1, 2019.


Nila, Inc. is the worldwide leader in LED lighting durable enough to meet the needs of the most demanding users. Nila designs and installs robust, energy-saving lighting systems that improve brightness, reduce glare, and save money. All Nila light fixtures are built in the USA to insure the highest quality.

Bi-Color Zaila (Photo credit: Tom Kirby)

Zaila Bi-Color Specifications:
light output: 3500 lumens
native beam angle: 20°
input voltage: 100-240V AC, 10-18V DC
input current: 0.4A at 100V AC
system watts: 45
dim range: 0-100% (onboard dimmer)
compatible shutter speeds: all (flicker-free at any frame rate at 100% output, and up to 5000 fps when dimmed)
light source: high-efficiency daylight, tungsten & red LEDs
LED rated lifespan: 20,000+ hours
color: 2600°K to 6400°K variable in 200° increments with red boost control
UV output: none
color spectrum: continuous
CRI: 96 (5600°K), 98 (3200°K)
TLCI: 92 (5600°K), 96 (3200°K)
beam angle: 10° to 80°
focus method: holographic film lenses
control network: DMX512 with RDM
control connections: RJ45 (5-pin XLR adapter optional)
built-in Chimera mount
weight: 5 lbs. (2.3 kg)
certifications: ETL & CE
operating temperature: -22°F to +122°F (-30°C to +50°C)
housing construction: aluminum
mounting: yoke (w/junior pin and baby receiver)
operating position: any
cooling: passive (no fans)
power cable: 10′ IEC (to external power supply)
power connector: NEMA 5-15P
country of origin: USA
warranty period: two years

Varsa Bi-Color specifications are pending final release in October.

Bi-Color Optics Closeup (Photo credit: Tom Kirby)


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