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Hive Bumble Bee 25-C Open Face Omni-Color LED Light

Hive Lighting
Abel Code: HV-BBLS25C-OF
Mfr. Code: BBLS25C-OF
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Compact and extremely portable, the Hive Bumble Bee 25-C offers an Omni-Color LED with color temperature of 1650-8000°K which can be controlled via DMX or the Perfect S.H.O.T smartphone app. Weighs only 1 lb!
Key Highlights
  • Color Temp: 1650-8000°K
  • Omni-Color LED
  • DMX or phone control with S.H.O.T App


The Bumble Bee 25-C is Hive Lighting's most portable light yet. Using just 40 watts to produce light output comparable up to a 150W incandescent. Its 2.5" length and multiple mounting points allow for easy rigging to cameras, drones, practicals, stages, and sets. You can run the 25-C off a battery or universal wall power. Weighing just 1 lb (0.5 kg), the Bee 25-C is compatible with thousands of accessories.

This compact LED light includes 0-100% dimming control, a color temperature of 1650°K to 8000°K, and a light index up to 98 CRI / 97 TLCI.

Perfect S.H.O.T. System 

Bee 25-C features Hive's Perfect S.H.O.T. system and omni-color LED technology for complete control over a full spectrum of light. 

With S.H.O.T. you can adjust:

  • Saturation
  • Hue
  • Output
  • Color Temperature

This means you can create the ideal light for each shot. S.H.O.T. controls can create millions of dimming and color combinations to customize lighting for any production scenario.

Perfect S.H.O.T. can be accessed remotely via DMX, or the free Hive smartbphone app for iOS and Adroid.

Omni-Color Technology

This Hive Lighting LED features both secondary and tertiary color LEDs in Red, Amber, Lime, Cyan, and Saphire. This 5 Color Chip combination produces a complete and even spectrum of color when compared to the more traditional RGBW. A proprietary algorithm combines the varied colors into a brilliant, white-balanced light with CRI 98, plus millions of saturated color combinations for you to select. While traditional color changing LEDs use only (3) base colors or (2) "white" LEDs, the Hive LEDs offer a total of (5) for higher color quality and far greater control than competing Bi-Color or RGB LEDs.

Optional Accessories

The Bumble Bee 25-C is a 180 degree flood light with multiple mounting points. Move quickly between Hive's various Fresnels and Reflectors with optional drop in lenses and barndoors. Full sized or mini Leko attachments are perfect for shaping light. With a 4" (100mm) diameter, the 25-C accepts third-party accessories, including Profoto.

NOTE: Accessories not included unless shown in What's in the Box.


  • 3.28 ft: 677 footcandles (1 m: 7287 lux) F14
  • 5 ft: 220 footcandles (1.5 m: 2368 lux) F9
  • 10 ft: 55 footcandles (3 m: 592 lux) F4
  • 15 ft: 25 footcandles (4.6 m: 269 lux) F2.8
  • 20 ft: 13 footcandles (6.1 m: 140 lux) F2

NOTE: Manufacturer calculated f-stop at 400 ISO and 180° shutter.

Hive SHOT for iPhone

Download the free Hive SHOT app for iPhone  to control the Bee 25-C via bluetooth.

Hive Lighting's SHOT App allows you to adjust the Saturation, Hue, Output, and color Temperature of the Bee 25-C to create the perfect lighting for any shot. You can assign scenes with programmed color saved to the Bee 25-C lights themselves or in the SHOT App's memory, make fine adjustments, or quickly change from daylight to candlelight.

Hive SHOT provides you complete control over Bee 25-C lights remotely via Bluetooth. Up to (8) Hive LED lights can be controlled individually, or grouped together to create limitless lighting possibilities.

It's easy to control the saturation, hue and color temperature of the light via the Hive SHOT App.  

What's in the Box

  • Hive Bumble Bee 25-C Open Face Omni-Color LED Light


Key Highlights

  • Color Temp: 1650-8000°K
  • Omni-Color LED
  • DMX or phone control with S.H.O.T App
  • Dimmable 0-100%
  • 98 CRI / 97 TLCI


Light Options:
Omni-Color LED - with up to 1500 Lumens output
Lighting Features:
Color Temperature Adjustment
Color Render Index (CRI) - 98
DMX Compatible
Smartphone Control via App - See Overview for URL and details.
Lamp / Bulb Type:
LED - See Overview for Photometrics details.
Beam Angle / Light Spread:
180º - Light Spread
Color Temperature:
Lens Diameter:
4" (100mm) - Accepts third-party accessories.
Dimming Range:


Power Input:
DC - 12V DC via XLR
AC - 100-240V AC
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