Unlocking the Most Powerful Godox Knowled MG1200Bi LED Light

Godox has recently released the new monster Godox MG1200Bi LED Video Light, the most powerful light in its KNOWLED series, first teased at IBC Show 2022. Until this time, the Godox KNOWLED MG1200Bi was recognised as the best professional LED light and the winner of the TIPA Awards 2023.


The MG1200Bi LED Video Light comes with top-end features like an IP54 weather-sealed certification, versatile remote control options, support for four dimming curves, sturdy and durable construction, and a range of effects modes for simulating different kinds of light. 


What’s Godox KNOWLED MG1200Bi?

Physical Design 

The first impression of the Godox KNOWLED MG1200 LED Video Light is one of sleek sophistication. Its design seamlessly combines form and function, and every element was thoroughly considered to enhance its usability.

Durable Build Quality 

The KNOWLED MG1200Bi boasts a rugged metal construction that guarantees that the light can withstand the rigours of professional use. It has an upgraded user interface along with five buttons on the panel. It’s designed to be simple to use and provide a smooth and efficient user experience for cinematographers. On one side of your control box, you have a DMX out, a DMX in, and a USB port. On the other side, you have your local area network connection and your new tricks.

Godox KNOWLED MG1200Bi LED Video Light

Compact and Portable

Despite its power and capabilities, the MG1200Bi LED Video Light is surprisingly compact. It is designed with a 16kg weight and 378*579*354mm dimensions, making it an excellent choice for on-location shoots where mobility and versatility are key. The MG1200 Bi gives you the opportunity to set up on the light stand with its bracket, and the light body can be prorated 360 degrees through the single-handed lock. In reality, you can easily adjust and fit the light at any angle you want.

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Even better, the connection cord and power cord are both 8 meters giving you enough length to set your light high. Both of them are made of special rubber materials that are strong and durable. Once plugged in, the connectors lock into place, and you can simply unlock them with the push of a button. It ensures a steady connection and also prevents accidents.

Godox KNOWLED MG1200Bi LED Video Light - Connection Cord

Innovation G-Mount System 

One new innovative feature of the MG1200Bi LED Lighting that takes a break from just about every other Godox LED light is that it doesn’t use a Bowens mount. Instead, it uses a new Godox G-mount system. In comparison, the new mounting system is more durable than the standard Bowens mount. It allows for a more rugged and intelligent design. This mount can identify the specific accessories with electronic contacts. It can simply communicate with different modifiers thanks to these unique touch points, keeping it safer and more efficient.

The MG1200Bi LED Video Lighting produces flawless blending results thanks to industry-leading blending technology. The MG1200Bi's chip-free design produces a smooth, natural, and sharp beam of light that closely resembles sunlight. Even when fitted with optics like GR series reflectors, GF14 fresnel lenses, or GP series rojection attachments, the light beam is still uniform and unaltered.

Godox KNOWLED MG1200Bi G-Mount System LED Video Light


The KNOWLED MG1200Bi LED lighting is the real deal when it comes to 1200W. Unlike other LED lights, the output fluctuates slightly depending on the colour temperature setting. The MG1200 LED Video Light can achieve a full 1200W power output in any colour temperature between 2800K to 6500K due to its innovative chip technology. 

It is capable of producing 78,800 lux of brightness at 5600K at 3m when combined with the GR45 45°. Additionally, you can also adjust the brightness in increments of 0.1%- 100% quickly with the utmost precision. It makes the MG1200Bi is perfect lighting solution for filmmaking and theatrical productions. 

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Impressive Colour Temperature and Stunning Brightness 

Similar to all Godox lights, the MG1200Bi LED Video Light also maintains the highest standard in colour fidelity. With its CRI of 96+ and TLCI of 96+ and the wide range of colour temperatures, you can be sure that all colours will represent natural skin tones and meet the specific ambient light in any shooting scenario. Because of this, the MG1200Bi LED lighting is the perfect choice for broadcast productions without worrying about the time and money needed for colour correction in post-production. It also allows for creative control over the mood and atmosphere of the shots.

Thermal Protection and a Quiet Fan 

When the power supply operates extremely hot, the MG1200Bi Powerful LED Light built-in temperature gauge and thermal operation will sound a notification. It's really helpful when you have to shoot for film and video productions. Thanks to this, you can extend the lifespan and maintain the integrity of the light. Additionally, the MG1200Bi is designed with a quiet fan, which guarantees precise and effective results. It is ideal for use in any situation where minimal background noise is critical, such as video production or filmmaking.

Fully Waterproof Function

With powerful technical capability, output, and everything else, the MG1200Bi LED Lighting is also designed with an IP54 rating. It can thrive in a variety of challenging conditions. Whether you’re shooting in a dusty desert or a light rain, this light has you covered. With Godox, you can always trust that your creative vision will be brilliantly illuminated.

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What kind of sences are best suited for use with the Godox MG1200Bi?

The Godox Powerful LED Light MG1200Bi is the professional lighting solution for serious filmmakers, cinematographers and theatrical productions 

It's worth noting that the specific model and features of a Godox 1200W LED light may vary, so professionals in these fields should carefully consider the light's specifications and capabilities to ensure it meets their particular requirements. Additionally, while these lights are designed for professionals, they can also be used by advanced enthusiasts who demand high-quality lighting for their creative projects. Are you want to explore more insights and knowledges? Keep reading our blog: Install Godox KNOWLED MG1200Bi Powerful LED Light In Five Steps


The Godox MG1200Bi LED Video Light is now available at EssentialPhoto for £3,275. At EssentialPhoto, we take immense pride in providing unrivalled customer service that guarantees your satisfaction. Our team is here to help you every step of the way, from providing knowledgeable guidance on selecting the best light to highly responsive support. Furthermore, we make it simple to exchange or return your light if you’re not completely satisfied. At EssentialPhoto, we prioritise building strong, lasting relationships with all our customers.