Nanlite Forza 500 LED Monolight Daylight 500W


The Nanlite Forza 500 LED is the king of light output. With this fixture you can achieve output that blends invisibly with daylight and no colour casts to slow your work flow. The head weighs only 2.6 kg which allowing easy gripping and placement of your 46613 Lumens (66300 Lux 5600K @ 1 metre), CRI/TLCI of 98/95, 0-100% dimming in 1% increments, 5600K, DMX connection, Built in special effects, AC power supply and optional battery power via 2 x 26 Volt V-Lock batteries. The unit consists of the Head unit and a separate control box.

Weighing only 2.6kg, the Forza 500 employs a COB LED module to output 66300 Lux of 5600K daylight-balanced light at 1 metre. All while maintaining a high CRI/TLCI of 98/95, ensuring accurate colour rendition.

Ultra Bright Output
The Forza 500 emits an impressive 66300 Lux at 1 metre. It offers dimming from 100% down to 1% so you can find an output to match it to your scene.

Ultra Light Weight
Want to boom 66300 lux, no problem for the Forza 500 at 2.6 kg and up to seven metres of extension lead available.

Industry leading Colour Matching
Output intensity is important, but colour accuracy is just as important to save time in in setup and post-production. The Forza 500 features the confidence of a CRI of 98 and a TLCI of 95.

Bowens S Mount accessories.
Bownes S Mount means the Forza 500 is compatible with a huge range of light modifiers – including Nanlite’s own line of softboxes and umbrellas and anything using the Bowens S mount.

Lighting Effects
Built in special effects are included with the Forza 500. Simulate a lightning storm, or a TV screen flickering, a Paparazzi effect or a flickering light bulb with the ability to adjust the timing of these effects.

Separate Control Base
To keep the head fixture lightweight, the Forza 500’s uses a separate control base that includes AC adapter and battery plate. This power base includes external powering options and DMX control access.

Remote Power Options
The Forza 500 can run off 2 x 26V V-Mount batteries (Not Included) offering unrivalled remote output.


Fixture Type: Monolight
Power Source: AC/DC
Colour Temperature: Daylight
Battery Connection: V Mount Included
Kit Style: Light Unit Only
Specific Color Temperature: 5600K
Chassis Color: Black
Cooling: Active Silent Fan
CRI: 98
TLCI: 95
Dimming: 0-100%
Lumen Output 5600K: 46613 Lumens
Power Source: DC 48V/12.5A
Beam Angle Flood: 45 Degrees (Requires FL-20 Fresnel)
Beam Angle Spot: 10 Degrees (Requires FL-20 Fresnel)
Runtime: At 10% Brightness: (2x) 26V Sony V-Mount Style 230WH: 9 hours
At 50% Brightness: (2x) 26V Sony V-Mount Style 230WH: 2 hours
At 100% Brightness: (2x) 26V Sony V-Mount Style 230WH: 0.9 hour
DMX Control: Yes
Wireless Control Type: Wireless Remote / Wi-Fi via Adapter
Frequency: 2.4GHz
Battery Compatibility: Sony V-Mount 26V Battery (Not Included)
Battery Run Time at 100% (Approx.): 0.9 hours (2x 26V Sony V-Mount Style 230WH)
Max Power Consumption:500W
Mount: 5/8″ Receiver with a rotating yoke
Lightshaper Mount: Bowens S Style​
Special Effects: Lightning, TV screen, Flash, Malfunctioning Light Bulb​
Dimensions (LxWxH): 12.1 x 8.1 x 5.6″ (30.73 x 20.57 x 14.22cm)​
Weight: 2.6kg​​​


Lux at 1m 5600K: 19820
Lux at 3m 5600K: 2217
Lux at 5m 5600K: 835
Lux at 1m 5600K with Reflector: 66300
Lux at 3m 5600K with Reflector: 6257
Lux at 5m 5600K with Reflector: 2266
Lux at 3m 5600K Spot: 25090
Lux at 5m 5600K Spot: 8637
Lux at 1m 5600K Flood: 48810
Lux at 3m 5600K Flood: 6084
Lux at 3m 5600K Flood: 2242​