5 BEST BUDGET LED PAR CAN LIGHTS
17 September 2019 Glenn Newton
LED technology has lowered the cost of Par Cans and other effects lighting to a point where they are now available in the sub £50 bracket while still offering a high-quality product and numerous features. Cheap LED Par Can Lights offer a great entrance into the world of professional lighting, giving you access to great quality lighting effects and wash lighting fixtures Perfect for use as atmospheric lighting in small venues and events, budget LED par lights are great for adding a wash of colour to walls, or for use as fill lighting for stages and dancefloors.
CHEAP, BUDGET LED PAR CANS
With this range of budget LED Par Cans, you’ll be certain to find a unit that will do exactly what you want, with the performance they offer being both surprising and delightful for such a minimal cost outlay. Strong and durable plastic enclosures, and professional features such as DMX control and built-in auto light show modes. With powerful LED output and a range of colour mixing, these discreetly sized par lights offer amazing value.
We have selected 5 Budget Par Can Lights, all under the £60 price barrier, with the features and power ratings to suit a wide selection of events and lighting requirements.
- MAX PARTY PAR WITH 12X 1W RGBW LEDSThe Max Party PAR with 12x 1W RGBW LEDs is the smallest of all the par cans in this selection at just 120mm front diameter and weighing just 0.4kg, making it possible to place in almost any position required without fuss. Featuring 12x 1W RGBW LEDs giving it a hugely capable output of solid colours and blended mixes. Its sturdy ABS plastic casing and metal foot/hanging bar are strong and long-lasting with plenty of built-in venting to keep things nice and cool during use. With its simple rear panel offering you standard XLR style DMX in and out, and an LED display for programming and function selection, this great little par can light is a no brainer for your lighting rig.This lovely little par can is powerful for its tiny size, with features and build quality that is pretty amazing for a sub £30 effects light.
- Max Party PAR with 12x 1W RGBW LEDs
- BEAMZ SLIMPAR30 6X 3W LED PAR CANWith its massively bright 3W LEDs, the BeamZ SlimPar30 6x 3W LED Par Can gives amazing light output for such a small unit, with its tri-lamps giving superb RGB colour mixing and defined washes for walls, floors and ceilings. Perfect for mobile DJ’s and live performers, the space-saving design offers built-in shows, sound-to-light modes and IR remote control that make it a real plug and play effects light unit. Simple yet durable plastic enclosure and sturdy metal bracket allow easy placement for floor use or lighting bar mounting.Fantastic small format par can, with amazing colour definition and light output. Its missing DMX, but if that’s not an issue for you, the SlimPAR30 is a great buy.
- BeamZ SlimPar30 6x 3W LED Par Can
- BEAMZ FLATPAR 18 LED UPLIGHTERA larger sized offering with its 218mm diameter front bezel, the BeamZ FlatPAR 18 LED Uplighter is perfectly at home on the dancefloor and as a wall wash light. With features like power and DMX daisy-chaining, the FlatPAR 18 bridges the gap between budget and professional par lights. Its 18x 1W Ultrabright coloured LEDs give it a unique mixing ability for a stunning colour show. Rugged construction and dual steel hanging brackets that allow adjustable floor use for wall washes are joined with an IR remote control, with twin cooling fans to keep the unit running smoothly all night.A unique LED lighting system. The high power single colour lamps combine for a lovely beam effect that DJ’s and event planners will love, and the low cost allows multiples to be had for very little outlay.
- BeamZ FlatPAR 18 LED Uplighter
- BEAMZ 151.266 FLATPAR LED PAR LIGHTUtilising the older design style of 10mm grouped LEDs, the BeamZ 151.266 FlatPAR LED Par Light is a classic little powerhouse that’s perfect for wash lighting and uplighting use. Its square-based enclosure has been designed especially to allow freestanding in a vertical position, which makes it ideal for use in the base of plinths and totem style displays that are popular at weddings and events. Featuring DMX control, auto shows, electronic dimming and an included IR remote control, this great little par light offers fantastic results from its RGBW output, and will find a home in any lighting rig.The older look of this unit with its smaller LEDs may put some off, but don’t be fooled into thinking its old tech, as the performance on offer here is excellent. The superb enclosure design makes vertical use a simple setup too.
- BeamZ 151.266 FlatPAR LED Par Light
- BEAMZ BFP110 WALL WASH RGB + UV UPLIGHTERThe most powerful par light in this list, it also is the only one to offer UV functionality, making the BeamZ BFP110 Wall Wash RGB + UV Uplighter a unique unit in this budget selection. This powerful uplighter features 5x 6W tri LEDs, plus a centrally mounted 6W ultraviolet lamp which gives you the full spectrum of colours when mixed. The individual UV also allows a variable speed strobe mode alongside the standard colour mix auto shows and the unit is DMX controllable. The BFP110 has a flat base and slim profile that’s perfect for internal truss lighting and wall washes, but is equally at home on a lighting effects bar for DJ use, and live band lighting, with dual adjustable metal brackets and side-mounted connections for easy placement.In the sub £60 performance light group, this is a really serious offering from BeamZ, with the UV and strobe functions giving it a real edge over its rivals. It’s compact too, and has all the features you would find on a par light costing twice the amount. Highly recommended.
- BeamZ BFP110 Wall Wash RGB + UV Uplighter