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Blacklight.

6X6 Clamp-on matte box.

Designed for extremes, Blacklight is able to clamp-on
to seriously large zooms, take 6x6 filters, and has the
field of view to cover ultra wide lenses. Combining
adjustable flags with 2-stage to 3-stage flexibility,
Blacklight is unique.

Reveal.

2-stage to 3-stage in seconds.

Undo the screws, slide open the back, and
insert another filter tray. It's that simple, and it
takes seconds.

No costly stages to buy. No time wasted
changing back plates. Reveal stands out.

Adjustable lightweight flags.

Superior light control.

Our matte boxes aren't just filter holders.
Protecting your lens from stray light improves
contrast and resolution. The carbon fibre blades
are fixed to light alloy axles that stay with the
flag. Remove the flag, remove the weight.

Robust and lightweight.

Carbon fibre & hard anodised alloys.

Creating a new standard in compact lightweight matte
boxes, Blacklight is engineered to achieve an incredibly
high strength to weight ratio. Combining a rock solid
carbon fibre core with sophisticated hard anodised alloys,
Blacklight is extremely tough and built to last.

And yes, this image is real and it still works perfectly.

Adjustable glide rail.

A mounting point with a difference.

A feather light floating hole. The 3/8" mounting point
means you can attach a small LED light, a monitor or
best of all, a Cinetape for tracking distance. Simply
twist, slide and place it wherever you want, or remove it
in seconds.

6.6"x6.6" filter trays.

For really big lenses.

For large diameter zooms and ultra wide primes,
Blacklight is the perfect clamp-on matte box.
Securely hold up to three 6x6 filters and connect
directly to an Optimo 24-290mm zoom.

Quick release.

Swing away to clamp-on in seconds.

With the addition of the lightweight arm, Blacklight
becomes a fully functioning studio matte box.

Once attached the arm can be removed in seconds.
Simply release the lock, slide the matte box off the
arm, and you're ready to go in clamp on mode.

Swing away slide core.

Faster lens changes.

Blacklight is able to slide forward and swing
away in an effortless motion to make lens
changes quick and simple, giving you
more time to focus on what's important.

Vertical rise

Everything lines up nicely

There are many great new accessories out there,
but sometimes things don’t line up.

Our vertical height adjustment system allows
you 12.5mm of movement. Meaning whatever
accessories you use, your matte box works.

Swing away up to 12.5mm (tool less)
Rod bracket up to 10.5mm


Technical Information.

All you need to know.
 
Type: Clamp-on.
Filter Stages: 2-stage and 3-Stage.
Filter Trays: 6.6x6.6 & 4x5.65. Reveal (patent pending).
Max diameter: 162mm.
Clamp-on:
adaptors
Industry standard. Multiple options from Bright Tangerine,
and third party manufacturers.
Servicing: Lubrication free user serviceable.
Light shields: Fully adjustable lightweight flags. Top, left, right.
French Flag: Cinetape slider with 3/8" threaded hole.
Composition: Carbon fibre, hard anodized aluminium.
Weight: 2 stage(5.65 mode) 591g (inc. filter trays)
3 stage(5.65 mode) 644g (inc. filter trays)
Top flag 136g
Side flags(pair) 208g
 

What are boundaries for?

At Bright Tangerine, we believe they are there to be pushed.
And we design for those who push them.

Blacklight is a lightweight matte box with a swing-away option. With a 162mm diameter and 6x6 filter trays, Blacklight is designed for seriously big lenses. As well as being light, Blacklight is made from incredibly strong materials and built to last. The Reveal system allows you to switch from 2-stage to 3-stage in a couple of seconds, saving you valuable time on set. Despite being light, it has exceptional field of view. Blacklight now has the option to be a swing-away matte box for rod mounting making it extremely flexible.

Use clamp-on mode for handheld and Steadicam, or swing-away rod mount for studio setups. Use the adjustable glide rail to mount a Cinetape or even a small light. Remote and dusty locations aren’t a problem as dust and dirt can be easily removed without special tools.