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“The Gekko design team is very proud to have been recognized again as we continue to innovate products for the film and television industry,” comments Managing Director David Amphlett. “Our new kedo luminaire gives lighting directors and camera crews the freedom to obtain focusable high-strength light in millions of colors from a single source. It eliminates the need for inefficient color filters. kedo uses our new kleer-color light engine, a single array high-power LED which can be tuned under software control to a wide range of different color temperatures.”

kedo-web1A focusable spotlight equivalent in output to a 1 kW Fresnel, Gekko’s kedo delivers precise color rendering across a wide range of operating temperatures and illumination levels. As well as primary and intermediate colors, kedo can accurately emulate a high-quality tungsten reference source. It can be switched quickly and easily to produce 2,900K, 3,200K, 4,300K, 5,600K and 6,500K, as well as a wide range of color gels.

Gekko Technology designs and manufactures LED lighting products for the global film, television and photographic industry. Gekko is committed to supporting users with innovative products, including unique functionality and the advantages of minimal weight, low power consumption and long life. High component quality and build quality are key drivers.

Gekko Technology products include kisslitelenslitekicklite and george.

Credits include Casino RoyaleQuantum of SolaceDeath Defying ActsMama MiaGolden Compass and television dramas including Waking the DeadNew Tricks and The Commander.


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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