Aputure Amaran AL-528W LED Video Light

The Aputure AL528 has been out for many years now and has become a staple among videographers for it's low price and performance.  We'll do a quick unboxing and take a look at what makes this light so popular.


Aputure Amaran AL-528W



  • 95+ CRI
  • 528 LED's @ 5,500K
  • LED Display
  • Stepless Control
  • Rated @ 100,000 hr life
  • Dual Sony NP-F Battery Slots

Included in Box:

  • Aputure Amaran AL-528W LED Light
  • 1/4 - 20 Light Stand Adapter
  • CTO Gel Panel
  • Power Adapter
  • Carry Case w/Strap
  • Extra replacement LED's
  • Manual & Warranty Cards



  • Sony NP-F Batteries are very popular
  • Low battery drain
  • Flicker Free
  • Everything you need in one bag


  • Issue with decreased power when removing power source and running on batteries alone
  • Light stand adapter is of low quality
  • Cannot operate on 1 battery