Yongnuo YN216 3200-5500K


Yongnuo YN216 3200-5500K is a professional LED light for both photo and video work. It features 216 LED beads with extra-large luminous area. YN216 3200-5500K model features 108 daylight balanced LEDs (color temp 5500K) and another 108 LEDs with 3200K color temperature. This combination of LEDs allows you to set any color temperature in 3200-5500K range.

Yongnuo YN216 Pro LED Video light is amazing product for the money, with 216 bi-color LEDs, barn doors and gels and is perfect for studio or on-location shooting.


Yongnuo YN216 3200-5500K | Pro LED Video Light

Yongnuo YN216 3200-5500K is an excellent LED light from a series of professional on-camera LED lights from Yongnuo Digital. Yongnuo YN216 LED video light contains 216 high-quality LED lamp beads and is perfect for video or light painting. The brightness and color temperature can be dialed in precisely with the digital dimming mode. The metal hot shoe with tilting lock lets you mount on you SLR, camcorder or direct tripod mount. Removable barn-doors and 4 included gels add to the adaptability of this LED. Flexible power options include 3 power supply modes. DC power supply (optional), lithium battery (optional Sony NP-F batteries) and AA size batteries.

This YN216 3200-5500K model features 216 LEDs total, evenly split between daylight (5500K) and tungsten(3200K). Yongnuo also produces YN216 5500K only model which features 216 LEDs with 5500K color temperature. 5500K only model is clearly brighter, but you don’t have the ability to set color temperature in 3200-5500K range without using CT filters.

Yongnuo YN216 LED panel is brilliantly made, and for its price and features, unbeatable. Yongnuo YN216 LED light is too cheap for what it offers. You could easily buy twenty of these for the price of one Litepanels Astra for example

Yongnuo YN216 is a compact, lightweight and affordable LED light designed to be mounted on camera or light stands. It is meant to be used as a camera toplight. It’s powered by 6x AA batteries (NiMH or alcaline) or by a Sony NP-F battery, the type that you get with a Z1 or Z5 camcorder. It features four hinged barndoors. A slot on the side of the case enables insertion of a single filter from a provided set of four, one clear diffusion and three colored, If you are using this light at maximum power then it’s definitely worth putting diffusion filter in. The light is so bright at maximum power that you will need to back it off a bit using the brightness dial on the back of the unit.

At full blast, YN216 LED is pretty intense and certainly powerful enough to compensate for a degree of daylight behind your subject, enabling a lower exposure setting on the camera and therefore fewer clipped highlights in the background

The light can run on A/C power or battery power using Sony-compatible NP-F series battery (sold separately). YN216 adopts Yongnuo proprietary LED driving technology which does great help to avoid corrugation and stroboscopic flash. It also adopts encoder digital dimming system which helps to make accurate and reliable dimming. You will not experience flickering or any other negative effect with this LED light.

YN216 adopts Yongnuo proprietary LED driving technology which does great job to avoid corrugation and stroboscopic flash. It also adopts encoder digital dimming system which helps to make accurate and reliable dimming, so no flickering is possible with this LED light


  • Multiple rear-panel buttons for settings and adjustments.
  • A large power button/knob … press for on/off or turn to adjust levels.
  • Built-in folding barn doors.
  • A slot for diffusers or gels. (YN216 is equipped with 4 color temperature filters so it can be used under different conditions.)
  • The YN216 LED adopts the latest LED driving technology, which ensures the light not appear as corrugated, stroboscopic or manifest any other negative phenomena when shooting. Moreover, it effectively improves the conversion efficiency.
  • The YN216 LED light is formed by 108 lamp beads with 5500K color temperature and another 108 LEDs with 3200K color temperature. The lamp beads of extra-large luminous chips, with higher brightness at same energy consumption
  • There is a choice of “coarse” or “fine” setting via a toggle button on the rear of the light. In “coarse” mode, the power is adjusted in increments of 10, while in “fine” mode it is by 1.
  • Power using an NP-F series battery, 6 x AA batteries, or via an optional AC adapter (not included).
  • External Power Supply – It is recommended to use Yongnuo power adapter with YN216 to obtain lasting service time. When using external power supply, the video light will stop the battery power supply automatically and will not get the battery charged. The external power supply interface outside is positive and the interface inside is negative. The input voltage is 8V and the electric current is 5A. Note: If YN216 becomes defective when used with power adapter of other brands, the unit will no longer be guaranteed for repair.


Light source216 LED beads
Luminance angle55 degrees
Color temperature3200-5500K
Color Rendering Index (CRI)>90
Output power13W
Average Service Life50 000 hours
Power Supply1 NP-F lithium battery/ 6x AA battery / external 8V, 5A DC power supply (not included)
Item dimensionsApprox. 13 x 11.5 x 11.5cm / 5.1 x 4.5 x 4.5in
Net Weight318g / 11.2oz
Package Weight543g / 1.19LB

YONGNUO YN216 compatible batteries:

Yongnuo YN216 LED Light can be powered using 6x AA batteries or a Sony NP-F series battery.

Sony NP-F series: NP-F750; NP-F550; NP-F950/B; NP-F530; NP-F970; NP-F970/B; NP-F570; NP-F770; NP-F960; NP-F930; NP-F930/B; NP-F950; NP-F330.

Yongnuo YN216 3200-5500K LED – Package includes:

  • 1x Yongnuo YN216 3200-5500K LED Video light
  • 1 x White Filter
  • 1 x Blue Filter
  • 1 x Red Filter
  • 1 x Orange Filter
  • 1 x Mini Stand
  • 1 x User Manual in English and Chinese
Additional information


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Power Source

Battery Powered, AC/DC

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