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Aputure AL-M9 ► Best Tiny LED Light For the Price?

Photo Moment - May 18, 2018

A long-time viewer shared the Aputure AL-M9 LED Light with me with me at the NAB Conference. Is this the best tiny little LED light you can buy?


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Can't go wrong with a quality light that's also pretty cheap!

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That is Final Cut Pro X
I use the AL-M9 as stage light for small shows. It has one serious design flaw: it is dependent on the battery being charged, even if connected to USB. If the battery is not charged the brightness is much much less.
@PhotoJoseph Correct, but you HAVE to switch it off to load the battery to get full brightness. Don't know how long loading is needed, just discovered this, I thought it was broke.
@PhotoJoseph Thats not it. The problem is, you can not use it endlessly even when plugged in. You have to charge it when off and then you can use it fully plugged in. The battery drains when using it plugged in (at least with my charger).
Is this light worth for working on nightbars/discos/Nocturne events?
Yeah, I think it’d work. It’s not a huge amount of light but for adding a kicker and not overpowering the ambient light, it’s worth a try!
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Hi, I am very new to photography and videography, may I ask what was the program you used to change the video tones?
Final Cut Pro X
PhotoJoseph cheers fella
Buying one right now
You’re getting funnier. I like it. :)
hi. what were you using to colorgrade?
Final Cut Pro X
May I know the software you used for editing the video?
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You have such a great demeanor-- it makes your show a pleasure to watch. You convey a lot of info without making broad assumptions about your audience, nor seeming condescending. You're a really good teacher-- thanks!
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