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SOTA Lightworks LW2

NASA, the Space Agency in the USA, has researched the benefits of both Red and Near Infrared (NIR) LED light. In addition to the LED light and color, the LightWorks also offers frequency options to help stimulate the body electric.

The LightWorks Hand Paddle has 60 Red LEDs on one side. On the other side, there are 57 Near Infrared (NIR) LED lights plus 3 Red ones for a visible indication that the NIR LEDs are on. NIR light is invisible to the human eye as it lies just beyond the range of visible light.

The ancient tradition of applying specific colors for health and well-being is an option with the LightWorks. Two additional Hand Paddles are available—one with Orange and Yellow LED light and the other with Green and Blue LED light.


A Demonstartion Video of the Sota Lightworks

Optional extra hand paddles

What the LightWorks does

Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology emits single wavelengths of light—referred to as monochromatic light—that are beneficial for health. Our body cells rely on light to function. We absorb light through our skin and eyes. Light is a stimulus that creates the natural flow of electricity within. Our electrical system, in turn, produces the energy for our bodies to function.

In addition to LED technology, the LightWorks also has options for the LED light to be pulsed with specific frequencies. A French researcher discovered seven different frequencies within which healthy cells and tissues form. The purpose for applying natural cellular frequencies is to help the cells resonate with their natural healthy vibrations.



How to use the LightWorks

Apply the Hand Paddle directly on the skin to any area of the body. Clothing will block the light. The LightWorks offers two options to apply the LED light and the healthy frequencies:

Automatic Option. This setting cycles through all the Modes—Constant plus each of the seven healthy frequencies. This option is timed for 24 minutes.


Manual Option. Select one of 8 Modes: The Constant Mode outputs LED light only—without any added frequency. Modes A through G output both LED light and a specific healthy frequency. Each Mode operates for 20 minutes.

Consistent or daily use may be needed to experience benefits.

For more detailed instructions, watch the following How-to Video or read The SOTA Products User Guide and the Product Manual.



The opinions stated are the views of Cytodoc and do not represent the opinion of SOTA Instruments. The SOTA units are classified as Consumer Products designed to be used as part of a Wellness Lifestyle. The SOTA units are not medical devices nor are they intended to diagnose, treat or cure any medical or health condition. The use, safety or effectiveness of the SOTA units, has not been approved by any government agency. Please consult a health practitioner for any medical or health condition. Results are not typical.

User Guide

The SOTA Products User Guide offers tips and suggestions for each of the SOTA Units:

  • Just starting out? ... See Recommendations Before You Begin.

  • Using more than one Unit? ... You'll find tips to help.

  • Wondering how to Integrate the Units for your Wellness? ... There are recommendations for a Basic Wellness Program and a Focused Wellness Program.

  • Embracing Wellness? ... You'll find tips for an Ongoing Wellness Program.

The SOTA Products User Guide




Russ demonstrates how to use the previous model, LightWorks LW1. New video coming soon. (length: 12:39)


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Accessories Included

One (1) Red/Near Infrared Hand Paddle

Picture of Accessories

One (1) LightWorks Cord

One (1) Carrying Case

One (1) Product Manual

One (1) Wall Adaptor for International Use


We stock wall adaptors with prongs for North America, Asia, UK, Europe and Australia. Please specify the type of adaptor required when ordering.


Optional Accessories

LightWorks Hand Paddle Set

LightWorks Hand Paddle SetTwo Hand Paddles can be purchased as a set for use with the LightWorks - Orange/Yellow and Green/Blue.

Single Hand Paddles
Extra paddles are available for purchasing individually.

Ordering Optional Accessories


More on Light

Enjoying fresh air and sunlight has been recognized for health benefits over the centuries. An important part of treatment at early health spas was exposure to natural sunlight for a period of time each day. If it was cold, patients would be bundled in blankets to sit in the sun, or dressed warmly to walk about, while they exposed their faces to the sun. The sun bathes the Earth in a broad range of electromagnetic frequencies. We see some of these rays as visible light. All light is not visible. Just beyond each end of the visible color spectrum are colors that are not visible to the naked eye—Ultraviolet light at one end and Infrared light at the other end.

The sun nourishes us with light that includes a full spectrum of color through our eyes, our skin and through our foods. In addition, however, we are subjected to artificial lighting, processed or dead foods, poisonous food additives, toxic chemicals in our air and water, off-gassing from furniture and building materials, and harried lifestyles. That’s enough to give us a quick picture why we may lack light or specific colors as nutrients.

Here’s a story that reveals how we depend on light: “A young doctor, a hunter, observed that in some years, prize-winning deer antlers were much larger than usual, but in others, even the very best of the prize-winning antlers were far below average in size. The physical development of young animals and ducks in the wild matched in degrees the size of the deer antlers, or lack of it. Investigation showed that the years in which the deer grew large antlers and in which there was good physical development of young animals in the wild, were clearly years with high rates of sunshine hours.” (Flax Oil, Johanna Budwig)

Live food as in fresh vegetables and fruits are a major source of light. For example, through the process of photosynthesis, plants store the energy of sunlight. Chewing starts the digestive process to release the stored light to nourish us. Native cultures recognized how the color of herbs and flowers had specific healing qualities.



More on Color

We offer three Hand Paddles, featuring LED lights for use with the LightWorks. Each Hand Paddle features two colors—Red/Near Infrared, Orange/Yellow and Blue/Green.

Color has been used for health for centuries. Each color is known for specific properties and benefits. Nature provides light and specific colors for our health in the form of food—vegetables, fruits and protein foods—and herbs.

The colors of the clothes we choose as well as our home décor also influence us. For example, blue is known to be calming, relaxing and a good color to stimulate communication. A room with predominantly blue colors will create calm. Red, on the other hand, is known to be vitalizing and a good color to increase excitement or emotions. This means a room with predominantly red colors will be stimulating.


Red and Near Infrared Light Hand Paddle

The Hand Paddle included with the LightWorks unit offers these two choices:

Red Side

In addition to a long history of use, Red as applied through LED light, has been recently researched for benefits to human life. Red is considered a hot or stimulating color. In nature, the element hydrogen is Red.

Stimulating, forceful and vigorous. Red is the color of power and vitality with a cheering effect. Traditionally, Red is thought to be related to nutritional metabolism, blood, liver and skin.

Near Infrared Side

The benefits of the use of Near Infrared (NIR) LED light caught public attention with NASA experiments using NIR LED light for plant growth in space. This research was expanded to apply NIR LED light to benefit human health.

NIR light is not strictly defined as a color as it is not visible to the human eye. Three of the LEDs on this side of the Hand Paddle are Red to give a visible indication that the NIR LED lights are working.

Traditionally, NIR light is thought to be related to the eyes (from the side of the head), muscles, nerves, immune function and skin.


More on Frequencies

To understand the use of frequencies for well-being, general health and relaxation, it is first necessary to recognize that everything, absolutely everything, is vibrating … even seemingly solid materials are made up of atoms that are vibrating. Our bodies are composed of cells and surrounding material that is constantly vibrating. Frequency is used to explain the different rates at which objects and cells vibrate. The speed of vibration is measured by the number of cycles an object vibrates in one second. Cycles per second are expressed as Hertz (Hz).

Vibration is the language of Nature. Animals and plants are usually more sensitive to vibrations than we humans. Sensitivity to vibrations enables birds to navigate and migrate with incredible accuracy. Insects are attracted to the vibration of plants. For example, when the immune systems of plants are weakened from lack of nutrients and too many toxins in soils, damaging insects are attracted to destroy the plants.

Vibration produces both sound and light. Light is produced by higher frequencies or more rapid vibrations than sounds. In addition to light that we can see, there is light below and above the visual spectrum. Light that we see ranges from 4x1014 to 7.12x1014 Hz.These frequencies are in the GigaHertz range. To simplify, rather than express such high numbers as Hertz, light is usually measured by wavelength or nanometers. This diagram shows how the wavelength at the Red end of the light spectrum is longer than wavelengths at the Violet end. The higher the frequency the shorter the wavelength—Red light vibrates more slowly than Violet light.

Sound is produced by slower frequencies than light. It is easier to express the electromagnetic frequencies of sound using Hertz. In addition to audible sound, there is infrasound that is below the hearing threshold and ultrasound that is above the human hearing spectrum. Sound that we hear ranges from 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz. The LightWorks frequencies, although silent, fall within the range of sound frequencies.







The LightWorks offers two monochromatic colors or single frequencies of light—Red and Near Infrared LEDs.

The unit offers 60 LEDs on each side of the Hand Paddle for a total of 120 LEDs.

In addition to a Constant setting to apply LED light only, the LightWorks offers the option to apply each of the seven healthy frequencies through the LED lights.

Four additional colors are available as an option. One Hand Paddle offers Orange/Yellow LED light and another offers Green/Blue LED light.

The LightWorks can be used with two accessories at the same time - two Hand Paddles or one Hand Paddle and one LightPad or two LightPads.

The frequency outputs are Quartz Crystal Controlled for highest accuracy.

The built-in digital timer automatically cycles through all 8 settings for a 24 minute session, or individual modes or settings can be chosen for 20 minute sessions.

The unit has the option, with the addition of a universal adaptor, to operate from a 12 Volt DC source such as an automobile battery or appropriate solar panel.

The SOTA LightWorks is covered by a three (3) year warranty.

The LightWorks is CE certified. This is a European standard that indicates an electronic unit conforms to essential safety requirements to operate as a household consumer product.

The LightWorks is also RoHS Compliant. This is a European standard that restricts the use of 6 hazardous materials, including lead, in electronic and electrical equipment.


Do Not Use

Do not use in the following situations as safety has not been explored:


In the case of pregnancy, nursing or trying to get pregnant.


In the area of an implanted device such as a pacemaker, shunt, etc.


On the eyes.


With heat-producing or heat-sensitive ointments, lotions or medications as a skin burn may occur.


With light-sensitive medications as they may be magnified.

As with all electrical products do not use:



Near water



When driving a car



When operating heavy equipment



Red tends to stimulate. Do not apply the Red LEDs to any condition where stimulation may be harmful.

Without proper airflow, there is a potential for the LEDs to overheat and cause a burn to the skin. When in use, please ensure there is proper airflow around the head of the paddle.

While this technology is generally considered safe, there exists potential for rare individual reactions that cannot reasonably be foreseen. Therefore, your use of the SOTA Products constitutes your agreement that you are responsible for your decision to use the technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

For an answer to any of the following, click on the question.

What is Infrared light?

Is this the same as Ultraviolet light?

How deep does the LED light penetrate?

Will LED light damage my skin?

Does wearing lotion keep the light from penetrating my skin?

Can the LightWorks be used with other units?

Is it okay to use the LightWorks on animals?

Is the LightWorks approved or licensed by any governments?

Where is the LightWorks manufactured?

Do you have any testimonials about the benefits of using the SOTA units?


Product Manual

Each unit comes with a manual that explains how to use the unit. Manuals for Earlier Models are available on the Manuals & Videos page.

Timing, Modes and Options

AUTO Option

When using the AUTO option, the LightWorks is timed for 3 minutes on each of the 8 Modes for a total of 24 minutes.


When using the MANUAL option, all Modes are timed for 20 minutes when selected.

Output of Modes

The table indicates the frequency output of each Mode.










Frequency Hz









Joules Output

Research indicates that a minimum output of 4 Joules per cm2 is required to be effective. The table below indicates the Joules per cm2 for each Hand Paddle.

Paddle Color

Manual Option

Automatic Option

Constant Mode

Modes A - G

All Modes











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