Godox LogoTL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light
Instruction Manual
Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light

Foreword
Thank you for purchasing this Codex Product! This RGB Tube Light TL120 is a multifunctional RGB light with dual color temperature and high light brightness. Suitable for almost all shooting occasions e.g. live, camping, make-up, portrait shooting, wedding, children photography, etc. It’s portable and easy to be operated.
Features:

  • Freely switch LED Bi-color mode, RGB mode, and 39 special effects modes
  • Easy to adjust color temperature, brightness, hue, and color saturation
  • Change colors with the rhythm of the music
  • Control by smartphone APP/2.4G wireless/DMX
  • Use in combination to make more creative light groups

Warning icon Warning
Warning icon Always keep this product dry. Do not use in rain or in damp conditions.
Warning icon Do not disassemble. Should repairs become necessary, this product must be sent to an authorized maintenance center.
Warning icon Keep out of reach of children. ads,
Warning icon As this product, does not have a waterproof function, please take measures to waterproof it in a rainy or damp environment.
Warning icon Do not use the flash unit in the presence of flammable gases, chemicals, and other similar materials. In certain circumstances, these materials may be sensitive to the strong light emitting from this flash unit, and fire or electromagnetic interference may result.
Warning icon As this product has a built-in lithium battery, do not disassemble, impact, squeeze or put it into the fire. If a serious bulge occurs, please do not use it. Do not use or store the product if the ambient temperature reads over 40°C. Please charge the product with the included adapter and correctly operate it within the defined voltage and working temperate according to the instruction manual.

Names of Parts

Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 1

01. Light Body
02. Power Switch
03. DC Power Jack
04. Control Panel
05. Wireless Button
06. Color Gel Button
07. MOD Button
08. DIM Button
09. FN Button
10. — Button
11. + Button
12. DMX Input Port
13. DMX Output Port
14. Display

What’s in the Box

Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 2

Four-light kit:

Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 3

Optional Accessories

Grid TL-G120. Two-light Bracket Kit TL-132, Four-light Bracket Kit TL-Bet, Eight light Bracket Kit TL-B8
Battery Management

  1. Power Supply
    The built-in lithium battery can offer about 2.5 hours of lighting in 100% brightness once got fully charged. The light can also be put into usage by connecting the adapter to a power source.
  2. Charge
    The whole charging takes about 2.5 hours. The charge grid indicator will be blinking in charging while displaying full grids once got fully charged.

Operation

  1. Power Switch
    Use the power switch to control the on or off of the RGB tube light. Then, the current information will be displayed on the LCD panel. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 4
  2. Mode Selection: Bi-color Mode/RGB Mode/Special Effects Mode
    Press the MOD button to switch different modes:
    Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 5 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 6 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 7
    CCT displayed on the screen means Bi-color mode HSI displayed on the screen means RGB mode FX means special effects mode

    2.1 Bi-color Mode
    2.1.1 Color temperature adjustment: press the “+” or”-“button to adjust the color temperature from 2700K to 6500K. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 82.1.2 Brightness adjustment: Press the DIM button, then, press the “+” or “-” button to adjust the brightness from 0 to 100. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 92.2 RGB Mode
    2.2.1 Adjust hue H: press the FN Button, and H is selected. Then, press the “+” or “-“button to adjust the hue from 0 to 360°. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 102.2.2 Adjust saturation S: press the FN Button dial and S is selected. Then, press the “+” or”-“button to adjust the saturation from 0 to 100. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 11

  3. Special Effects Modes (39)
    3.1 Press the “+” or ‘-‘button to choose different special effects categories from 1 to 14. And the modes will display circularly by turning the selector dial. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 123.2 After choosing the current mode, press down the FN Button from I, II, and III. And the modes will display circularly when keeping pressing the FN Button. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 133.3 There’re 39 kinds of situational special effects modes which are divided into 14 categories for your choice.
    No. Display Situation Display Ⅰ Display II Display ⅠⅠⅠ
    1 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 1 RGB cycle Slow speed Medium speed Quick speed
    2 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 2 Flash Flash Press conference Paparazzi
    3 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 3 Laser Birthday party KTV Disco
    4 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 3 Lightning Discontinuous Frequent Sustainable
    5 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 4 Broken bulb Discontinuous Frequent Sustainable
    6 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 5 TV Slow speed Medium speed Quick speed
    7 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 6 Candle Discontinuous Frequent Sustainable
    8 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 7 Fire Firewood Campfire Fire hazard
    9 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 8 Firework Brief Continuous Show
    10 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 9 Police car Strong flash Frequent flash Quick flash
    11 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 10 Fire truck Strong flash Frequent flash Quick flash
    12 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 11 Ambulance Strong flash Frequent flash Quick flash
    13 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 12 Music Music I Music II
    14 Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Icon 13 SOS
  4. Control Modes Selection:
    Bluetooth/2.4G Wireless Remote Control/DMXControl
    Press the wireless button firstly, then, press the “+” or “-“button to choose the control mode. After choosing the mode, press the FN or wireless button to enter the relevant setting interface. Press the wireless button or another button to exit the setting interface. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 144.1 Bluetooth Setting
    4.1.1 Bluetooth switch: press the FN button to select the Bluetooth. Then, press the “+-or “-” button to switch on or off. WON” is displayed, the Bluetooth is on and “OFF” means off. When the Bluetooth is on, the indicator will turn blue. 4.1.2 Initialize the Bluetooth password: press the FN button to select RESET. Then, press the “+” or “-” button to reset the Bluetooth. 4.1.3 Bluetooth Number: MAC: XXXX is the Bluetooth number of this light. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 154.2 2.4G Wireless Setting
    With a 2.4G wireless system, the TL 120 RGB tube light has remote grouping and control functions. It is recommended to purchase RC-R9 remote control(optional) to achieve wireless control. Up to 6 groups of LED lights can be controlled. 32 channels and 99lDs are available with strong anti-interference capability. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 164.2.1 2.4G Wireless switch: press the FN button to select the wireless icon. Then, press the “+” or “-“button to switch on or off 2.4G wireless. “ON” means 2.4G wireless is turned on(wireless indicator is lightened green), and “OFF” means turned off(wireless indicator is put off). Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 174.2.2 Chanel setting: press the FN button to select CH. Then, press the “+” or “– button to select 32 channels from 1 to 32.
    4.2.3 Group setting: press the FN button to select GR. Then, press the “+” or “-” button to select 6 groups from A to F. 4.2.4 ID setting: press the FN button to select ID. Then, press the “+” or “-“button to select 99 Ds from 1 to 99.
    Note: When opening the Bluetooth and 2.4G simultaneously, the indicator will turn to cyan. Please make the LED light’s channel, group, and ID to the same as the remote controls. The RGB tube light can only receive wireless signals in powered-on status.
    4.3 DMX Control Modes
    4.3.1. Set the light to FOLLOW mode and press the FN button to choose ADD.
    4.3.2. Press the “+” or ‘-‘ button to set 512 ADDs from 001 to 512, the indicator will display blue.
    4.3.3. After set ADD, connect one end of the DMX cable to the DMX output port of the control center and the other end to the DMX input port of the light.
    4.3.4. The statistics sent by the control center are as follows:
    Mode→
    Channel (ADD)
    CCT  HSI RGBW FX Filters
    n 0-51 52-103 104-155 156-207 208-255
    n+1 0-100
    0-100%
    Brightness Adjustment
    0-100
    0-100% Brightness Adjustment
    0-100
    0-100% Brightness Adjustment
    0-100
    0-100%
    Brightness Adjustment
    0-100
    0-100%
    Brightness Adjustment
    n+2 0-255
    Color Temperature Selection
    0-180
    H=180*2
    Huge Selection
    0-255
    Red Light
    0-17: RGB
    36-53:Disco
    72-89:Broken Bulb
    108-125:Candle
    144-161:Firework
    180-197:Fire Truck
    216-233:Music
    Cycle18-35:Flash
    54-71:Lightning
    90-107:TV
    126-143:Fire
    162-179:Pol ice Car
    198-215:Ambulance
    234-255:S0S
    0-127: R-GEL 128-255: L-GEL
    n+3 0-100
    Saturation Setting
    0-255
    Green Light
    0-85: Light Effect I
    86-171: Light Effect II
    172-255: Light Effect III
    0-255(L-GEL/R-GEL) Colored Paper Switch (Every 13 values refers to one colored paper)
    n+4 0-255 Blue Light
    n+5 0-255
    White Light

    4.4 DMX LEAD and FOLLOW mode
    4.4.1. Set one of the LED lights to LEAD mode.
    4.4.2. Set other lights to FOLLOW modes.
    4.4.3. Connect the lights with the RJ45 cable.
    4.4.4. The lights in FOLLOW modes will automatically synchronize the light in LEAD mode. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 18 Note: When using LEAD and FOLLOW modes through the DMX port, the number of lights in FOLLOW modes cannot be over 18.

  5. Color Gel Setting Press the color gel button to enter the interface. Then, press the “+” or “-” button to choose R-Gel or L-Gel group. Then, press the FN to enter the color gel group to select the corresponding color gel. There is both 20 color gel in R-Gel and L-Gel groups for your choice, 40 kinds in total. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 19
  6. Connect with Smartphone APP
    1. Set the Bluetooth of TL120 to ON. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Fig 202. As there is a QR code on the light body of TL120, please scan the QR code directly to download the “GodoxLight” smartphone APP(which can be used by Android and Apple systems).
    For more smartphone APP operations, please open the “help” in APP to gain detailed guidance. Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Qr Codehttp://www.guteleben.com/html/dl_app/c_ble/GodoxLight/index.html

Illuminance Testing Data

CCT Illumination Unit lm 2m 3m
2700K lux 659 202 101
FC 61. 19. 9.
3200K lux 610 187 93.
FC 57. 17. 9.
4300K lux 666 205 102
FC 62. 19 10.
5600K lux 685 210 104
FC 64. 20. 10.
6500K lux 769 234 117
FC 71. 22. 11.

Technical Data

LED Light TL120
Built-in Lithium Battery 14.4V/5200mAh/74.88Wh
Adapter 20V/4.8A
Power 30W
Channel 32
Group 6(ABCDEF)
Color Temperature Range 2700K ∼ 6500K
Light Brightness Range 0% ∼ 100%
RGB Color Gamut 0 ∼ 360°
CRI (≈) 96
TLCI (≈) 98
Duration(continuous output in 100% full power in 2700K)≈ 150 minutes
Control Method smartphone app/2.4G wireless/DMX control
Bluetooth Wireless Control Distance ≈3Onn
2.4G Wireless Control Distance ≈50m(with optional RC-R9 remote control)
Operation Temperature -10-40 °C
Dimension 48*1170mm
Net Weight 1.27kg
BT Frequency Range 2402.0-2480.0MHz
Max. Transmitting Power 5dbm

* Product design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Maintenance

This product, except consumables e.g. adapter and adapter cable, is supported with a one-year warranty.
Avoid sudden impacts and the product should be dedusted regularly.
Maintenance of the flash must be performed by our authorized maintenance department which can provide original accessories.
Unauthorized service will void the warranty.
If the product had failures or was wetted, do not use it until it is repaired by professionals.
Changes made to the specifications or designs may not be reflected in this manual.
FCC Statement
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

The device has been evaluated to meet general RF exposure requirements. The device can be used in portable exposure conditions without restriction.
Declaration of Conformity:
GODOX Photo Equipment Co, Ltd. hereby declares that This equipment is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of EU Directive 2014/53/ EU. They are allowed to be used in all EU member states.
For more information on DoC, Please click this web link: http://www.godox.com/DOC/-Godox_TL120_DOC.pdf.

Warranty

Dear customers, as this warranty card is an important certificate to apply for our maintenance service, please fill in the following form in coordination with the seller and safe-keep it. Thank you!

Product Information Model Product Code Number
Customer Information Name Contact Number
Address
Seller Information Name
Contact Number
Address
Date of Sale
Note:

Note: This form shall be sealed by the seller.
Applicable Products
The document applies to the products listed on the Product Maintenance Information (see below for further information). Other products or accessories (e.g. promotional items, giveaways, additional accessories attached, etc.) are not included in this warranty scope.
Warranty Period
The warranty period of products and accessories is implemented according to the relevant Product Maintenance Information. The warranty period is calculated from the day(purchase date) when the product is bought for the first time, And the purchase date is considered as the date registered on the warranty card when buying the product.
How to Get the Maintenance Service
If maintenance service is needed, you can directly contact the product distributor or authorized service institutions. You can also contact the Godox after-sale service call and we will offer you service. When applying for maintenance service, you should provide a valid warranty card. If you cannot provide a valid warranty card, we may offer you maintenance service once confirmed that the product or accessory is involved in the maintenance scope, but that shall not be considered as our obligation.
Inapplicable Cases
The guarantee and service offered by this document are not applicable in the following cases:

  1. The product or accessory has expired its warranty period;
  2. Breakage or damage caused by inappropriate usage, maintenance, or preservation, such as improper packing, improper usage, improper plugging in/out external equipment, falling off or squeezing by an external force, contacting or exposure to the improper temperature, solvent, acid, base, flooding, and damp environments, etc;
  3. Breakage or damage caused by the non-authorized institution or staff in the process of installation, maintenance, alteration, addition, and detachment;
  4. The original identifying information of the product or accessory is modified, alternated, or removed;
  5. No valid warranty card;
  6. Breakage or damage caused by using illegally authorized, nonstandard, or non-public released software;
  7. Breakage or damage caused by force majeure or accident;
  8. Breakage or damage that could not be attributed to the product itself. Once met these situations above, you should seek solutions from the related responsible parties and Godox assumes no responsibility.

The damage caused by parts, accessories, and software that is beyond the warranty period or scope is not included in our maintenance scope. The normal discoloration, abrasion, and consumption are not the breakages within the maintenance scope.
“Godox Light” APP
Scan the OR code directly to download the “GodoxLighe” smartphone APP

Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light - Qr Code 1http://www.guteleben.com/html/dl_app/c_ble/GodoxLight/index.html
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Add Building 2, Yaochuan Industrial Zone,
Tangwei Community, Fuhai Street, Baden
Districi, Shenzhen 518103, China
Tel: +86-755-29609320(3062)
Fax: +85-755-25723423
E-mail: [email protected]
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Documents / Resources

Godox TL120 Pavo Tube RGB Color Photography Light [pdf] Instruction Manual
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