This new Litepanels Micro is a great addition to your video or still camera. Utilizing color corrected LEDs, you are assured a even balanced output for perfect video or images every time. This LED technology runs cool yet still gives a bright soft light, perfect in all situations. Unlike flash, this continuous light allows you to see exactly how your lighting looks at all times taking the guess work out of set ups. A built in filter holder allows for additional diffusion or color correction filters for special effects. 4 AA batteries are all that are needed to power this unit for up to 2 hours (alkaline) or a ac power supply is available when super long run times are needed. the built in foot fits in most camera and video accessory shoes for easy set up. A 1/4 -20 socket is also included for mounting on light stands or tripods. The on/off knob also has a dimming feature for the ultimate control of your output giving you a "key Light" or subtle fill effect to brighten the eyes. This lightweight, flicker free compact unit is the perfect choice for your camera bag.