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The Lume Cube is a revolutionary little light. 1,500 Lumens Powerful in a 1.5"cube. Works with iPhone, Android and GoPro or any Camera
The Lume Cube is a revolutionary little light. 1,500 Lumens Powerful in a 1.5"cube. Works with iPhone, Android and GoPro or any Camera
The Lume Cube is a revolutionary little light. 1,500 Lumens Powerful in a 1.5"cube. Works with iPhone, Android and GoPro or any Camera
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Lume Cube - Flash & Video Light for GoPro, iPhone & Android

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External Flash & Video Lighting for iPhone, GoPro® & Android

We made Lume Cube to help photographers, videographers and iPhoneographers capture scenes and memories after dark. It’s the world’s first 1,500 lumen external flash and video light that goes virtually anywhere and mounts to virtually anything.

Control & Adjust Light From Your Smartphone

You can sync up to 5 Lume Cubes to your iPhone or Android smartphone using a simple Bluetooth-powered app. The app allows you to adjust the brightness and duration of lighting to capture the perfect shot long after the sun goes down.

Designed To Capture The Night

  • Take It Anywhere: 1.5” Cube Encased in Water Resistant Silicone Shell 
  • Take Command: Fully Adjustable Flash Duration & Brightness via Smartphone App
  • Sync It Up: Bluetooth Sync w/ iPhone and Android Smartphones
  • Master Two Modes: External Flash for Photos or Constant Light for Video
  • Light An Entire Scene: Sync up to 5 Lume Cubes Individually via Smartphone App
  • Adjust Brightness: Dimmable Between 0–1,500 lumens
  • Mount to Most Surfaces: Powerful Magnet & Innovative Suction Cup 
  • Direct Your Focus: Tripod Designed by JOBY® Points Light Where It’s Needed
  • Lock It Down: ¼ 20 Mount Attaches to Tripods & Action Cam Accessories
  • Sync A Slave Flash: Optical Sensor Easily Detects & Triggers w/ Outside Flashes
  • Color Temperature: 5600 K
  • Shoot Continuously: No Recycle Time Between Flashes
  • Power Through: ~2-Hour Battery Life @ 50% power & 1-Hour Charge Time w/ USB Charger 
  • Light Entire Scenes: Available in Single Unit, 2-Pack or 6-Pack in a Variety of Colors
  • Enhance Your GoPro®: Proprietary Mount & Waterproof Case Designed for GoPro® Hero Cameras

Why Did We Make Lume Cube?

All great photography has one thing in common: exceptional lighting. iPhone, Android and GoPro® have done a brilliant job of making photography and videography more accessible, but they’re limited by low-light and nighttime scenarios. 

We thought, “Why can’t we use these devices as we would our professional camera equipment?” We wanted to make a miniature light that would be the most powerful, versatile and useful the world has ever seen. Thus the Lume Cube was born. 

Why Kickstarter?

We need your backing to manufacture the first batch of Lume Cubes. For decades we’ve been developing products, and Lume Cube is our most exciting to date. We have our molding. We have our tooling. We’re set to ship within 90 days. The only problem: production is a huge expense. If you like what you see, show us some love and pledge whatever amount you can to make Lume Cube a reality.

Here's the current state of Affairs...

  • Prototype is in hand and fully functional
  • iPhone App is fully functional
  • Manufacturing is in Place - Just need your help for the first run!
  • Colored sleeves printed and in hand, exploring more options
  • Estimated Delivery February 2015

Lume Cube has created a buzz

We're ecstatic with how well received this project has been thus far. Since we launched, Lume Cube has been featured by countless media sources, including but not limited to the fine folks listed below. Thank You All for your support and help in spreading the word. Together, we'll make Lume Cube a reality.

Can you help spread the word further? Share this page socially with your friends or feel free to access our press kit, accessible from the footer of our website.

Mornee Sherry is our Innovator, visionary and go-to-market maven. He has helped grow and sell two photographic software companies, the most recent being Nik Software, which sold to Google.

Matt Cummins has successfully introduced dozens of products to market over 15 years Product Development. His most recent accomplishments are leading the development of Apple’s Best of 2013 Photographic App, Intensify and leading several of Nik Software's award-winning products.  

Riley Stricklin is the young buck that helps tie up the loose ends and keeps the fire burning. You’re the man, Riley!

We are so excited to bring the Lume Cube to photographers and videographers around the world that we are frothing to get started.  But we need your help to Manufacture the first batch of Lume Cubes and put the final touches to make sure the Lume Cube meets all expectations.  The funding you help provide will pay for the tooling, packaging design and manufacturing.  Please join us and help "Shed a 'Little Light' on Life".  

Cheers and thanks for the support!

Team Lume Cube

Additional Photos

The photos below are prototype versions of our final products.

More to come...

Thanks To Our Partners

JOBY®

Thanks to an original design by JOBY®, we’re able to offer you a sweet Micro Tripod to mount your Lume Cube. With this super portable Micro Tripod, you can direct the Lume Cube’s light wherever you need it. Right now this kit is only available through Kickstarter, so be sure to back us and take advantage of this extra gift.

Magnetic Creative

Where would we be without a badass team of thinkers, designers, videographers and mobile photography fanatics? Magnetic is our creative arm and advertising partner. These guys are responsible for our videos, website and social media presence. Big ups to Mag for their dedication and imagination! Check them out at: magneticcreative.com

Risks and challenges

As with many Kickstarter projects, meeting manufacturing and shipping deadlines while maintaining peak quality control will be our most critical task.

Fortunately, we have 40 combined years of experience bringing products to market in the U.S. and overseas, and a wealth of business and manufacturing knowledge. We’re also privileged to have a strong support team of industry professionals and the smartest, most understanding wives on the planet.

With your backing, we’re confident we can make the Lume Cube a huge success.

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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    Pledge $5 bucks to help the cause and we will send you a photo postcard with a photo from one of our personal collections. You never know what you will get but you know it will be from the heart. We will also give you a shout out at the end of our official product video on launch.

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    Pledge $59 or more About $59

    You will receive a Limited Edition "1 of 222" Lume Cube Blue silicone sleeve that includes a free app to control your Lume Cube remotely. Fire the flash or turn on the constant video light directly from your smartphone. Be one of the first to shed a "little light on life".

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    You will receive Black Lume Cube with silicone sleeve that includes a free app to control your Lume Cube remotely. Fire the flash or turn on the constant video light directly from your smartphone. Be one of the first to shed a "little light on life".

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    Pledge $69 or more About $69

    The JOBY Micro Tripod Kit. Receive a JOBY® Micro Tripod with (1) Lume Cube. With the ball mount you can ensure your Lume Cube is facing in the right direction when you most need it.

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    Pledge $74 or more About $74

    The Cold Shoe Kit. For all you photographers that have asked about a camera flash mount, we've made it happen! You will receive (1) black Lume Cube and (1) Ball Head Cold Shoe Mount. Simply put the Lume Cube on the 1/4 20 and slide the ball head mount into the flash mount on your camera. Once mounted, easily adjust or angle the light where you want it.

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    Pledge $99 or more About $99

    The Dual Kit. You will receive (2) Black Lume Cubes, a total of 3000 lumens of light, for your nighttime photography or video.

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    Pledge $129 or more About $129

    Customize your Cube! You will receive (2) fully functional black Lume Cubes and an assortment of (4) colored skins with suction and magnet mount. Each skin will be a different color: Red, Green, Orange, Yellow. Simply remove your current skin and change the color.

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    Pledge $129 or more About $129

    The "Kit and Kaboodle" includes a variety of accessories to get you out and shooting with your Lume Cube.

    1 Black Lume Cube
    1 JOBY® Micro Tripod
    2 Additional Skins (Red and Bone Grey)
    1 Waterproof Case
    1 Cold Shoe Mount

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    Pledge $179 or more About $179

    GoPro’s Hero® camera dual kit - The Lume Cube is made to be used with GoPro’s Hero® camera. This reward gets you set up to shoot some lo-light video with your GoPro Hero®. Kit includes 2 Lume Cubes, GoPro Hero® Connector / Mount, 2 waterproof cases good to 100ft. The mount holds 2 lights producing 3,000 lumens of light.

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    Pledge $219 or more About $219

    You asked for a kit with all the accessories...we bring you the "Whole Enchilada". Backers will receive an assortment of gear to outfit your Lume Cubes.

    2 Black Lume Cubes
    2 JOBY® Micro Tripods
    4 Additional Skins (2 Red & 2 Bone Grey)
    1 Mounting Bar made to be used with GoPro’s Hero® camera.
    2 Waterproof Cases
    1 Cold Shoe Mount

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    Quad Kit - Includes 4 Lume Cubes producing an eye burning 6,000 lumens of light. Use these little power houses to light up an entire scene when shooting with your iPhone / Android.

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    Pledge $249 or more About $249

    The 5 Pack. Get Connected. Push your creative ability to the limit with 5 Black Lume Cubes. Sync them all simultaneously with the free app to set the scene just right.

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    Pledge $349 or more About $349

    GoPro’s Hero® Camera quad kit - The Lume Cube is made to be used with GoPro’s Hero® camera. This reward gets you set up to shoot some lo-light video with your GoPro Hero®. Kit includes 4 Lume Cubes, GoPro Hero® Connector / Mount. The mount holds 4 lights producing 6,000 lumens of light.

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    Pledge $999 or more About $999

    Be one of the first dealers to offer Lume Cubes with our exclusive Dealer Kit. Kit Includes:
    (7)Black Lume Cubes, (3) Red Lume Cubes, (2) GoPro Dual Kits, 1 - GoPro Quad Kit
    1 - Lume Cube Marketing Packet

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    Pledge $3,199 or more About $3,199

    Be one of the first distributors to offer Lume Cubes with our exclusive Dealer Kit. Kit Includes: (25)Black Lume Cubes, (5) Red Lume Cubes, (10) GoPro Dual Kits, (5) - GoPro Quad Kit, (5) - Lume Cube Marketing Packet

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    Spend a day with the Inventors. Flights are included in the Domestic US as well as 1 night in a 5 star hotel in Del Mar, CA. Discuss future business opportunities or any exclusive distribution or purchase options.

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