Designed to run on battery power and to withstand the elements, the Q500-DC redefines on-location work. This IP-24 rated light handles rain, heat and humidity with ease, allowing you to bring the award-winning Q500 technology into the field despite unpredictable conditions. The Q500-DC offers a brilliant 750W equivalent output, and its low 185W draw means you can travel lighter than ever by leaving your bulky generators behind. The powerful fresnel LED weighs just 11.2 lbs and gives you full dimming, color tunability between 2800-6500K, and ±.25 Magenta/ Green hue control for balanced skin tones. The Q500-DC is flicker-free at all frame rates and it has exceptionally accurate color rendition, guaranteeing natural, vibrant colors and saved time in post-production. With a built-in DMX, an LCD screen for easy setting adjustments, enhanced weather-resistance, battery compatibility, and a whole line of Q-Series modifiers, the Q500-DC gives you the tools to work anywhere, rain or shine.


  • 750W tungsten equivalent, 185W draw
  • IP-24 (Water-Resistant)
  • Full Dimming
  • Extended Color Temperature Range (2800-6500K)
  • High CRI?93 (3000-5600K)
  • Battery Options Available
  • Weighs 11.2 lbs
  • Flicker Free at any Frame Rate
  • LCD Display & Built-in DMX Control
  • Cool to Touch
  • Custom Travel Case Available

Technical Specifications

SizeL 12″ x W 12.75″ x H 15″ (with Yoke)
305mm X 325mm x 380mm with yoke
L 12″x W 9″ x H 6.75″ without
305mm X 230mm x 172mm without
WeightTotal Weight: 15.8 lbs / 7.2 kg
Body: 11.2 lbs / 5.1kg
Ballast: 3.5 lbs / 1.6 kg
IP RatingIP-24 Rating (Water-Resistant)
LEDDense Matrix LED
Thermal DesignAdvanced Vapor Cooling
Beam Angle54° (Without Accessories)
27°-49° (With 5″ Fresnel Lens)
11°-23° (With 8″ Fresnel Lens) Not Included
CCT Range2800-6500K Continuous Tuning
Hue Controlplus/minus .25 Magenta/Green
CRI≥93 (3000-5600K)
LED Lifetime42,000 hrs - (15 Years of Average Use)
Power Consumption AC power 185W Max / DC power 170 W max Comparable in Output to 750W Tungsten
Input VoltageAC Power: 100-240 V AC, 50~60Hz, Max 185W
DC Power: 22-50V DC, Max 170W
Input PortDetachable Power Con Cable
DMX Control2 XLR ports and 2 RJ45 ports (512 Addresses)
Temperature Range32-104ºF / 0-40º C (over Temperature Protection)
Mount StyleBaby Stud 5/8" Female (16mm) and
Junior Stud 1-1/8" Male (28mm)
Barndoor Mount SizeSize III