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Elgato Key Light Air Review

Rating: 8.5.

If you’re a streamer then you’ve probably heard the name Elgato, if not… how? Today we’re checking out something that can entirely change your streaming quality from mediocre to epic. What is it you ask? A light… “A light? Pffft that’s hardly going to improve anything!” Well, you’re wrong and you better stick around to find out why! This light even has Wi-Fi built into it…

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Specifications:

  • Brightness: 1400 Lumens, adjustable
  • Colour range: 2900 – 7000K, adjustable
  • CRI: > 92%
  • Power consumption: up to 25W
  • Connections: Wi-Fi, 802.11 b, g, n
  • Supported encryptions: WPA/WPA 2
  • Dimensions: 205 x 205 x 35mm
  • Weight: 550g
  • Included base and stand
  • Base dimensions: 205 x 205 x 18 mm
  • Weight: 1000g
  • Adjustable telescopic pole
  • Adjustable length: 60 – 88cm
  • ¼-inch mount
  • Works with: Windows 10 64-bit/macOS 10.14 or newer/ Android 6.0 or newer/ iOS 12.1 or newer/ Elgato Stream Deck/Elgato Multi Mount

You can purchase the Elgato Key Light Air from Overclockers UK for £129.95, HERE!

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Pros:

  • Heavily diffused for great lighting and minimal eye strain.
  • Included adjustable stand with cable routing options.
  • ¼-inch screw mount means you can mount it to almost anything.
  • Huge adjustable colour range scope.
  • Adjustable brightness.
  • Control Centre software works very well for mobile and desktop.
  • Small form factor makes it save space.
  • Tool-free assembly of the stand.

Cons:

  • High price point.
  • 3D Swivel mount has very limited movement and adjustability.
  • Paint wears instantly within the swivel mechanism.
  • Not ideal for greenscreen keying.

KitGuru says: Overall, we’re impressed with the features and functions of the Key Light Air, it’s well designed, a perfect size and comes with everything you’d need to step up your game. Our biggest concern is still the price but if you can afford one and want the ease of use then we do recommend the Elgato Key Light Air.

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Rating: 8.5.

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