How do the fixtures compare to the Skypanel, the MIX or the FreeStyle in light output?
Watt for Watt the LiteMat Spectrum is a little brighter than these fixtures (based on published data for each of these manufacturers)
Arri Skypanel S30-C
Comparing LiteMat Spectrum 4, rated at 200W, with no diffusion, vs the Skypanel S30-C, also rated at 200W, with the standard diffusion; LiteMat Spectrum 4 is about 14% brighter. The difference is that the Skypanel has an 11.8” X 14” light emitting surface vs 18.8” x 37.8” for LiteMat Spectrum 4. We spread the light over a larger area to produce beautiful soft light. The Skypanel S30-C weighs 16.3 lbs vs 6.2 lbs for the LiteMat Spectrum 4.
Rosco / DMG Lumiere SL1 MIX
Comparing LiteMat Spectrum 4 (200W, no diffusion) vs DMG Lumiere SL1MIX (200W, no diffusion); LiteMat Spectrum 4 is about 26% brighter. The SL1MIX has a light emitting area 7.8” X 14”, the LiteMat Spectrum 4 has a light emitting area is 18.8” X 14” , so we spread the light over a larger surface to produce beautiful soft light. The SL1MIX weighs 9.2 lbs vs 6.2 lbs for LiteMat Spectrum 4.
KinoFlo FreeStyle 21
Comparing LiteMat Spectrum 3, rated at 150W, no diffusion, vs the KinoFlo FreeStyle 21 (Panel Only), rated at 150W, standard diffusion; LiteMat Spectrum 3 is about 50% brighter. The Freestyle 21 has a light emitting surface 11.5” x 23.5” vs LiteMat Spectrum 3 light emitting surface 18.8” X 28.3”. The FreeStyle 21 (panel only) weighs 7 lbs, LiteMat Spectrum 3 weighs 4.8 lbs.