Small, Simple,

and Color Accurate!

Cineo Lighting has developed the Matchstix, a small, simple, color-accurate Remote Phosphor light source designed for image capture with the versatility, power, and mounting options to go anywhere you need it. The Matchstix operates from any DC power source from 11.5 to 16 VDC, including many battery options utilizing the standard co-ax DC power connector.

In addition, Cineo has teamed up with LitegearTM to provide flawless, flicker-free control utilizing their full line of dimmers and DMX controls. Litegear’s handheld and installation-type control products are available from Cineo or your Litegear reseller.

Only 1.2” (35mm) wide by 12.5” (317.5mm) length, the Matchstix is surprisingly bright for it’s size. With interchangeable Remote Phosphor panels available in all Cineo color temperatures, their color quality perfectly matches all other Cineo Remote Phosphor soft lights. The back side of the Matchstix includes a standard cold-shoe slot for limitless mounting options virtually anywhere.

A few examples where Matchstix is the ideal small lighting source:

– Inconspicuous uplighting for TV newsdesks

– Perfect for teleprompters and steadicam use

– Lighting for shooting automobile interiors

– Perfect for tabletop photography

Ruggedly built from anodized aluminum, this small source can easily withstand the most demanding applications. It’s what you expect from Cineo.




Matchstix Features
Utilizes Remote Phospher Technology (RPT) for accurate, consistent output
Optimized output for film, video and still photography
Available 2700K, 3200K, 4300K, 5600K CCT
160˚light spread
Small and Lightweight
Completely flicker-free operation
Completely silent operation
Local and DMX dimming options with no color-shift: 0-100%
Input Voltage:11.5 - 16 VDC
Fixture Size:12”w x 12.5"h x 1.2”d (35mm w x 317.5mm h x 35mm d)
Weight:15 oz, 425kg
Lamp Life:35,000 hours, L70 rated
Environmental Temperature Range:-20˚C - + 40˚C
Max. Temperature Rise+20˚C
2-year parts and labor warranty
Zero UV Light Emitted
Made in USA
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