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The Control Pod is the hub of the Adaptalux Studio system. It provides power and brightness control to connected Lighting Arms via manual and Bluetooth controls.


The Control Pod 3.0 was introduced in February 2022. It marked a refreshed design since launching Adaptalux in 2014, bringing many improvements over the original design which has now been discontinued. The Pod 3.0 is the next generation of Adaptalux Pod.


It can be distinguished by its dark grey frontplate and Dial on the top.

Lighting for macro photography



Lighting Arm Ports: 5

Power Source: NiMH Rechargeable Battery

Average Battery Life: Up to 12 Hours

Charge Time: 1-2 Hours

Power connection: USB Type C

Control: Manual + Bluetooth App (iOS and Android)

Boost Mode: Yes

Weight: 0.6Kg

Mounting: Metal insert featuring a 1/4-20 UNC Tripod screw


How to Buy


The Control Pod 3.0 can be purchased separately via the Control Pod Product and is included in all of the packs found in our shop.

Additional Resources


Adaptalux Studio information: Adaptalux Lighting Studio

Control Pod 3.0 Update announcement: The Control Pod 3.0 – The next Generation!

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