NEO 2 is a revolutionary LED light, that combines the ‘shoot what you see’ benefits of continuous light, with the flexibility of High-Speed Sync (HSS) flash, for more power or to freeze action. With no recycle time, you’ll never miss a shot.

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  • Designed for portrait/location photo & Video
  • Continuous LED light & high speed sync flash (up to 1/8000th)
  • Built-in Elinchrom Skyport wireless flash receiver (200m/656ft) to control up to 10 lights in four groups.  
  • Adjustable colour temperature (6300-3150K) in continuous & flash mode
  • Powerful soft output (2000 lux at 3ft), 85% brighter than NEO 1
  • Flash mode provides 500% more light output (mains power), 250% on AA (NiMh or Li-ion) batteries
  • No recycle time and no power loss. Ideal for high frame rate cameras 
  • Unrivalled battery performance – 85,000 full power flashes on 6 x AA (NiMH or Li-ion) (or 1.5 hours continuous output at max power). 
  • Outstanding colour accuracy (CRI 96) for gorgeous skin tones
  • Powered by 6xAA (NiMh or Li-ion), DC or Dtap, mount on or off camera 
  • CineSFX™ delivers custom lighting FX (Fire, Lightning, TV, Gunshot and more)
  • True Aperture Dimming™ calculates your aperture at a given distance
  • Totally flicker-free output at any frame rate
  • Includes four-piece filter kit (full and half diffusion, cosmetic peach skin diffusion, and magenta), belt pouch, PSU and shoe. 


NEO 2 is a revolutionary LED light, that combines the ‘shoot what you see’ benefits of continuous light, with the flexibility of High Speed Sync (HSS) flash for more power or to freeze action. With no recycle time, you’ll never miss a shot. Designed for photographers and videographers on the go, NEO 2 is lightweight and portable, and can be mounted both on or off camera. 

A built-in Elinchrom Skyport flash receiver, delivers ultra reliable wireless triggering (1/8000th) up to 200m (656ft). Powered by 6 AA batteries, DC or Dtap, NEO 2 delivers outstanding colour reproduction, with a gorgeous soft light output and Rotolight’s signature catchlight effect. Packed with innovative features, NEO 2 includes True Aperture Dimming™, Designer Fade™ and an updated arsenal of CineSFX™ lighting effects (Lightning, Fire,TV and more). 85% brighter in continuous mode than its predecessor, NEO 2 is a small light that delivers big results.


NEO 2 also includes a powerful suite of Rotolight’s patented industry first features, to maximize creative possibilities, and streamline your workflow:


  • AccuColour™ LED technology ensures the NEO 2 delivers exceptional colour rendering for gorgeous skin tones (CRI:96+, TLCI 91) eliminating the need for post processing.  
  • True Aperture Dimming™ calculates and displays F-stop for a subject at a given distance, eliminating the need for trial and error shooting, or a light meter. 
  • CineSFX™ provides a suite of customizable cinematic lighting effects, such as lightning, fire, gunshot, paparazzi and TV flicker to enhance your video production.
  • Designer Fade™ provides custom fade up/down production effects for interviews. 


*500% increase in flash power on Rotolight V- Lock battery or PSU, 250% flash power on AA(NiMh or Li-ion)


Lux at 3ft (0.9m)

F-stop at ISO 200/400/800


f8.0/ f11.0/ f16

Lux at 6ft (1.82m)

F-stop at ISO 200/400/800


f4.0/ f5.6/ f8.0

Lux at 9ft (2.74m)

F-stop at ISO 200/400/800


f2.8/ f4.0/ f5.6

Beam angle 50 degree
Overall CRI
Skin tones (R15)


Power consumption (at 100% output) 12 watts (on 15V DC)
Control Local or Skyport wireless, with Dynamic Drift Compensation and thermal monitoring
Weight 354g body only
504g inc 6x AA
Dimensions 145mm x 50mm 

(5.7” x 1.96”)

Mounting Integrated ¼” – 20 tripod mounts with cold shoe adapter
Luminous flux 1032 Lumens
Colour range 3150-6300K
Included filters 216 – full diffusion, 250 – half diffusion, 184 – cosmetic peach, 279 – ⅛ magenta
Battery life 85,000 flashes or 2 hours continuous mode
Max shutter sync speed 1/8000th
Flash duration at max power Adjustable from 1/50th – 1/1000th

1 x Rotolight NEO 2™

1 x Rotolight Belt Pouch Carry Case

1 x Rotolight Universal power adapter with regional mains cable

1 x NEO 2™ Filter pack:

1 x 216 Full Diffuser (1.5 Stops)

1 x 250 Medium, Half White Diffuser (3/4 Stops)

1 x 184 “Cosmetic Peach” Diffusion

1 x 279 1/8th Minus Green (Magenta)

1 x Filter Holder

“The NEO 2 three-light kit has everything you need in one convenient package” – Digital Photographer

“The NEO 2 is a clever innovation and a high-quality dual lighting source.” – Will Cheung, Editor, Photography News

“The NEO 2 is certainly a feature packed light that offers a lot of bang for your buck, with increased output and a host of features that none of its competitors can offer.” – Matt Allard ACS, Author, Newsshooter


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