About Luminys

 
 

Luminys Systems Corp. (formerly Lightning Strikes, Inc.) manufactures high-intensity lighting systems for applications where image quality is paramount.

We serve motion picture and television production, live events, entertainment venues, high-speed testing applications, and other industrial and professional uses.

Our Lightning Strikes® and SoftSun® lighting products have garnered numerous awards, including Technical Achievement Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and an Emmy from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Luminys Systems Corp., formerly Lightning Strikes, Inc., is the developer of the award-winning Lightning Strikes® and SoftSun® lighting systems for motion picture and television production, live events, entertainment venues, high-speed testing applications, and other industrial and professional uses. Luminys is a subsidiary of Imagility Inc.

Our lighting systems offer up to 500,000 watts of intensity from a single source, with high-quality light (5400º Kelvin and 96+ CRI) that can dim to 3% of maximum output without shift in color temperature. Luminys™ is a vertically integrated in-house design, engineering and manufacturing company providing application-specific lighting solutions and control systems that meet the needs of our customers.

 
 
 

 
 

30K LabLight vs. HMI 8K Light

Luminys’ 30K LabLight™ is available in linear (above left) and parabolic (above right) systems.

30K LabLight
HMI 8K Light
 

The Luminys 30K LabLight ™ features a wrap around soft light source that fills in shadows to bring out more detail using fewer, compact high intensity lights. For lower cost, Luminys delivers higher illumination levels with higher quality light, as well as greater control and reliability to produce superior results for high speed photography.


LUMINYS 30K HMI 8K
Color temperature variation + 0% to -10% +30% to -10%
CRI (color quality) +96 +89
CRI when boosted No change Significant degradation
Flicker free 0% DC fluctuation +/- 4% AC fluctuation
Stability Guaranteed @ 1 million fps Irregular @ 1,000 fps
Precise timing 1 millisecond to full boost 20 seconds to full boost
Light on demand 2 second test flash No test flash available
Cool down 8 seconds 10 minutes
Lifetime lamp degradation 10% 40%+
Lamp life 2,000 hours 500 to 1,000 hours
Lamp starts 2,000 starts 1,500 starts
Power/Weight efficiency 948 watts/pound 145 watts/pound
House power for boost 0 watts 6,000 watts
Explosion hazard None with negative pressure Inherent risk with 12 atmospheres
 
 

 
 

SunSource

Lighting System

SunSource is the solution for high speed photography,
resolving the common problems of the amount and
quality of light. SunSource sysems increase available
light and depth of field to allow better overall imaging
in any high speed application.

The system features:

  • Flicker-free to 1,000,000 fps
  • Instant full power and full color temperature
  • 30 amp feed for up to 150,000 watt output
  • Soft reflected light wraps around objects to fill
  • in shadows and decrease hotspots

Fixture Specifications

Operating AC Voltage: 220-IPH
AC Current (Idle Draw): 30A
Idle Power Level: 3KW
SunBurst Power Level: 25KW-150KW
Tilting Angle: 120° arc
Idling On-Time: 500 minutes
SunBurst On-Time: 10 seconds
Dimensions: 23.6”W x 20”H x 62”L
Weight: 111 lbs
Vertical Beam Spread: 40°
Horizontal Beam Spread: 100°
SunSource
 
 

Power Supply

Input Power (Main Connect): 220VAC-IPH, 30 amps
Output DC Power during Flash Mode: Up to 150,000 watts
Operating Temperature: -40°F to 140°F/-40°C to 40°C
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

SunSource1500Watt LED

In the world of high-speed image capture, where critical details make all the difference, we have utilized our proprietary technology to build the most efficient LED direct light possible. We provide a simple and flexible

LED that delivers a brilliant light output on a minimal amperage draw.

The system features:

  • Durrable Any-Weather Light Fixture
  • Narrow Beam Angle
  • Consistant 5000º Kelvin
  • 100-250 VAC Power Supply
  • Dimmable And Flicker-Free

Photometrics

SunSource1500Watt LED
SunSource1500Watt LED

1500 watt head
26” L X 20-1/4” W X 3-1/4 H

 
 
SunSource1500Watt LED DC Power Supply
 
 
 

 
 
Lightning Strikes Logo

40K Parabolic

Lighting Strikes parabolics provide a narrow spot for hard punch and long throw applications.

Used in countless commercials, music videos, and feature films, every par unit is perfect for back light of highlight of a person or object.

 
 

40K Parabolic
Weight 60 lbs.
Shipping Weight 160 lbs.
Dimensions (LxHxW) 30” x 24” x 32”
Light Output 40,000 watts
Color Temperature 5600° Kelvin
Volts AC (50/60hz) 208 - 250
 
 
40K Parabolic
40K Parabolic
 
 
 

 
 
Lightning Strikes Logo

40K Linear

With a nearly 100° horizontal beam for wide spread coverage, this original design has been used on thousands of films, commercials, music videos, and concerts worldwide for over a decade.

Available in traditional linear and focusable linear heads.

 
 

40K Linear
Weight 30 lbs.
Shipping Weight 80 lbs.
Dimensions (LxHxW) 29” x 12” x 9”
Light Output 40,000 watts
Color Temperature 5600° Kelvin
Volts AC (50/60hz) 208 - 250
 
 
40K Linear
40K Linear
40K Linear
 
 
 

 
 
Lightning Strikes Logo

70K Linear

With a nearly 100° horizontal beam for wide spread coverage, this original design has been used on thousands of films, commercials, music videos, and concerts worldwide for over a decade.

Available in traditional linear and focusable linear heads.

 
 

70K Linear
Weight 36 lbs.
Shipping Weight 90 lbs.
Dimensions (LxHxW) 32” x 12” x 9”
Light Output 70,000 watts
Color Temperature 5600° Kelvin
Volts AC (50/60hz) 208 - 250
 
 
70K Linear
70K Linear
 
 
 

 
 
Lightning Strikes Logo

250K Linear

With a nearly 100° horizontal beam for wide spread coverage, this original design has been used on thousands of films, commercials, music videos, and concerts worldwide for over a decade.

Available in traditional linear and focusable linear heads.

 
 

250K Linear
Weight 55 lbs.
Shipping Weight 160 lbs.
Dimensions (LxHxW) 42” x 17” x 11”
Light Output 250,000 watts
Color Temperature 5600° Kelvin
Volts AC (50/60hz) 208 - 250
 
 
250K Linear
250K Linear
 
 
 

 
 
Lightning Strikes Logo

LED Paparazzi flash
For Rental

Uses the standard proprietary Lightning Strikes undulating ISO controller to accurately simulate lighting effects or camera flash.

  • POWER: only 16 amps @ 110 VAC or 8 amps @ 220 VAC
  • Dimensions: 11” H x 12” D x 8” W (Dimensions shipping case: 20” H x 1”2 D x 18” W)
  • Weight: 17 pounds (Shipping weight including controller and control cables = 42 pounds)
 
 
Feet Foot Candles
4 5,762
6 2,250
8 1,240
1,240 776
 
 
LED Paparazzi flash
LED Paparazzi flash
 
 
 

 
 

SunBlast LED 2400Watt

On Board System

 
 

In the world of high-speed image capture, where critical details make all difference, we have utilized our proprietary technology to build the best onboard lighting system possible and provide a single, flexible solution.

Used in onboard testing applications, this compact, high-impact light provides brilliant results.

The system features:

  • Impact durability to 500G
  • Up to 2400 watts in remarkably small fixtures
  • Consistent 5000 Kelvin daylight color
  • Flicker-free to 1,000,000 fps
  • Configurable with Luminys 600 Watt or
  • 1200 Watt SunBlast LED lamps

Beam Spread
70° wide angle beam spread for all lamps

Photometrics

  • 600 watt head
    2.4” H x 4.8” W x 1” D
    0.8 lbs
  • 1,200 watt head
    4.2” H x 5.3” W x 1” D
    1.8 lbs
  • Battery pack
    7” H x 5.5” W x 10.8” D
    10 lbs
 
 
SunBlast LED 2400Watt
SunBlast LED 2400Watt