Hey I'm a student interested in building up a light kit and I'm looking into picking up some older 1kw and possibly 2kw Colortran Fresnels. Can anyone tell me more about these lights. From what I've gathered they were mostly used for stage lighting in the 70s and 80s.
Also how do these older units compare to a newer 1kw/2kw arri fresnel/mole richardson light.
In addition, If I understand correctly, the power rating of a light is not indicative of its intensity as different systems (i.e florescent) outputs more lumens per watt than tungsten. Does this hold true when comparing fresnels to other fresnels?
Thanks and I appreciate any input.