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  • An Industry Favorite

    The Cineo Matchbox™ is the go-to lighting solution for portable Remote Phosphor Lighting in today’s motion picture and television production.

  • Simple & Intuitive

    The small and simple-to-use Matchbox is available in a variety of sizes in order to fulfill the specific needs of today’s production teams. 

  • Pick Your Power

    Don’t allow your power-source limitations to slow you down. The Matchbox conveniently utilizes a variety of AC and battery-powered options.



Matchbox Overview

The Cineo Matchbox™ is the latest in versatile, portable Remote Phosphor Lighting for motion picture and television production. At 3.25” x 5.25” x 1.5” and 15 oz, the Matchbox outputs a stunning amount of high-quality light at a variety of accurate interchangeable color temperatures. A wide range of input power lets you run Matchbox on any input voltage from 6-26 VDC, as well as AC with the included adapter. The Matchbox includes an on-board 0-100% flicker-free dimmer that works in conjunction with upstream DMX or remote dimmers. Available in a variety of color temperatures, the color quality perfectly matches other Cineo soft lights. The bottom of the fixture includes a standard 1/4”-20 tap, allowing for limitless mounting options. Ruggedly built from anodized aluminum, these small sources can easily withstand the most demanding applications in both the field and the studio.

Matchbox Features


SmartPower technology provides consistent light output regardless of the battery level.


Color constancy and flicker-free operation that will last throughout the life of the product.


Our passive cooling system requires no fans, alleviating the concern over excess noise.


At up to 5,600K lumens, the compact Matchbox provides the lighting of a much larger unit.


Measuring in at 3.25”H x 5.25”W, the compact Matchbox weighs less than 1lb.


Anodized aluminum construction ensures durability out in the field.

Matchbox Overview

Matchbox Features

Utilizes Remote Phosphor Technology (RPT) for accurate, consistent output

Optimized output for film, video, and still photography

Small and lightweight

Weather resistant

Available 2700K, 3200K, 4300K, 5600K

Output: up to 1000 lumens

160º light spread

Local and DMX dimming options with no color shift, 0-100%, flicker-free

Completely silent operation

Input: 6-26 VDC input
Power consumption: 13w
Lamphead dimensions: 3.25” x 5.25” x 1.5”(82.6mm x 133.4mm x 38mm)
Lamphead weight: 15 oz (425g)
Lamp Life: 35,000 hr. L70 rated
Environmental temperature range: -20º – +40º C
Max. temperature rise: +20° C
Coaxial power connector: 2.5×5.5mm
Zero UV light emitted
Built in USA

Barn Doors


Egg Crate

Not Available

Snap Grid

Not Available

Gel Frame

Not Available

Soft Box*

Snap Bag**

= Product Accessory Available

*Soft Box supplied by Chimera. **Snap Bag supplied by DOP Choice. See individual product catalog sheets for details on specific accessories. See Downloads for catalog.