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Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13")

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Product Highlights
  • For Flash or Hotlights
  • Heat Resistant to 500W
  • Quick Release Corners
  • Silver Interior
  • Removable Front Face and Inner Baffle

The Small SilverDome nxt from Photoflex features removable front and interior diffusers, loops for hanging overhead without a boom and a high output Brimstone silver interior with heat resistance up to 500W. Touch-fastener flaps open to ventilate the softbox while setup and breakdown is fast and easy thanks to its Quick Release Corners.

  • Designed to work with continuous light sources such as the Photoflex Starlite and other hot lights including HMI
  • Can also be used with strobe lights
  • Softens the light source, reduces contrast
  • Internal baffle eliminates extreme highlights and hot spots for even, natural lighting
  • Removable face allows you to vary the amount of diffusion and contrast
  • Brimstone Fabric resists high heat
  • QRC (Quick Release Corners) for easy, quick set up and break down
  • Suspension Loops for hanging overhead without a boom
  • Heat vent flaps open to help keep softbox cooler
  • Optional grids attach to the front face to control spill light and narrow the beam angle
  • Carry bag included for storage and transport
  • Size 17 x 21 x 13" (43 x 53 x 33 cm)
    Shape Rectangle
    Compatibility For flash or hot lights
    Maximum Wattage 500W
    Removable Front Face Yes
    Removable Interior Baffle Yes
    Accepts Grids Yes
    Requires Speed Ring Yes
    Weight 2.0 lb (0.9 kg)
    Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13")
  • Limited 6-Year Warranty
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    PhotoflexSmall SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13")
     
    4.6

    (based on 18 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (12)
    • Reliable (8)
    • Durable (7)
    • Easy to use (5)
    • Easy to setup (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portraits (4)
      • Studio (4)
      • Artificial lighting (3)
      • General purpose (3)
      • Photography (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (8)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Professional (3), Semi-professional (3)

      Reviewed by 18 customers

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      4.0

      Good product

      By Ondarise

      from Chattanooga, TN

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

          Great for diffused light. A bit tricky to assemble and disassemble, but gives great light.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Great Light Easy to use

          By Ted 444

          from new york

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

              I use this for shooting interviews and small studio work. They are great and the light is perfect for what I do.

              There is only one thing that gives me pause, that is that the scew that holds the light in place is very difficult to make tight enough.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Great

              By Vanessa

              from Dallas, TX

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Lightweight
              • Very light

              Cons

              • Hard to assemble

              Best Uses

              • Artificial Lighting
              • Film
              • Video

              Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

              As a filmmaker, I have enjoyed so far this softbox. However, I would like for it to be a little easier to assemble.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Good value for its price

              By Eli

              from São Paulo, Brasil

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Reliable
              • Solid

              Cons

              • Difficult set-up

              Best Uses

              • Artificial Lighting
              • Photography
              • Portraits
              • Strobe Lighting

              Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

              Great investment, excellent quality!
              The downside of this product is its confusing assembly description...please have the producers issue a new one!

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              • No

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              4.0

              Solid build

              By Calydus Perspective

              from Montreal, QC, CANADA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Solid

              Cons

              • Somewhat hard to setup

              Best Uses

              • Photography
              • Portraits
              • Strobe Lighting
              • Studio

              Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

              I'm used to the newet paul c. buff softbox. You just basically unfold, and boom, you're done, nothing need to squeeze poles inside a ring adapter or anything like that.
              Now that being said, the quality seems solid and durable!
              The lack of instructions is a shame though. The instructions for the setup are just for bigger softboxes or octobox.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Nice addition to light kit

              By Idlemind

              from Lexington, KY

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Setup
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

                Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                Works very well on open face lights. Had a lowel omni kit that wasn't seeing much use but now they have new life. I had bought one for a tota light 2 yrs ago so i knew the quality would be good. First one is still in use!

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                • No

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                5.0

                Small Softbox

                By gwdtex

                from Texas

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy Setup
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Artificial Lighting
                  • Photography
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                  Use in home videos.
                  The softbox is easy to put together will build.
                  Instructions were a little hard to follow.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  easy to setup and collapse

                  By Derek

                  from Columbus, OH

                  About Me Semi-Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Studio
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                    I have been using this softbox light as a key light for interviews. I use it with another 300 watt tungsten light for a 2-point light setup. I appreciate how easily this softbox collapses and fits into our small bag.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    "I would buy this product again and agai

                    By aoune-seghir

                    from montreal

                    About Me Semi-Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Bulky

                    Best Uses

                    • Studio

                    Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                    perfect but the bulbe was burn

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                    5.0

                    Nice!

                    By Tim

                    from Austin, TX

                    About Me Getting Started

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                    • Bulky

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                      When used with the Starlite, this thing really puts out a lot of light! Nice and soft light. It's a little heavy but it has to be to handle hotlights. If you're only using strobe, opt for the lighter version with the white interior.

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                      4.0

                      Workhorse--Nice quality of light

                      By The Man of Mehan

                      from San Jose, CA

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy to set up
                      • Easy to transport
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                          We own 7 of this size--Easy to setup and a nice size for head and shoulder interviews. We use them all with lowel totas (750w) Puts out a lot of light. However, we seem to be on the upper edge of the wattage---a couple of our boxes have gotten slightly singed, but still usable. Be sure to have all the vents open--good product--buy the eggcrate too

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                          5.0

                          Soft, efficient and effective softbox

                          By Reelsoulpro

                          from Colorado

                          About Me Semi-Professional

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Home
                            • Portraits
                            • Studio
                            • Traveling

                            Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                            I love this softbox. The installation is easy and the diffusion is warm and inviting. There are two separate inner linings for diffusion that are easy to install.

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                            5.0

                            Great softbox!

                            By devonsvoice

                            from Snoqualmie, WA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Pack
                            • Easy to Use
                            • Lightweight
                            • Reliable
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                            • None

                            Best Uses

                            • Close -ups
                            • Product photography
                            • Tote Along

                            Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                            This is my first Photoflex softbox, and I will definitely be buying more in the future. It's incredibly well built. I was worried that it might be difficult to put together since I'm new to softboxes, but it took me about five minutes. The silver interior softboxes like this one produce a very crisp light. If you like a softer light, Photoflex also makes the Litedome series, which has a white interior.

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                            5.0

                            Versatile product

                            By DoubleDexDog

                            from Urbana, Illinois

                            About Me Professional

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy set up
                            • Portable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use

                              Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                              I bought this soft box because it is useful for still photos and hot video lights. It's small size make it very portable. I use it with hot shoe flashes as well as Alien Bees. I'm mainly using it for an accent light, but will use it more for product and portrait photography. I am anxious to use it for video. It's easy to move around for placement and good light control. I have several other Photoflex products and all deliver quality and economy.

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                              4.0

                              SILVERDOME SOFTBOX

                              By XR

                              from SAN BERNARDINO

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attach Securely

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use

                                Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                                IT'S EASY TO SET UP

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                                4.0

                                A good box but not for me

                                By Dave

                                from Bayside, NY

                                About Me Professional

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Good Price

                                Cons

                                • Hard to attach diffuser

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use

                                Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                                I bought this to use on a Lowel Pro Light. However, I didn't think the decision through all the way before buying. The Pro is a little too directional for a box this shallw (and it is a little more shallow than the alternatives out there). I went and exchanged for a Cine Dome, which is deeper and does a better job for this particular fixture.

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                                5.0

                                I'd Recommend this One

                                By Jonathan Docmaker

                                from Tucson, AZ

                                About Me Professional

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attach Securely
                                • Durable
                                • Economic
                                • Long-Lasting

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Indoors

                                  Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                                  For video interviews, this is an efficient
                                  and budget-friendly way to soften a small spot. I
                                  use it for my Lowell Omni lights, and it works
                                  best with a dimmer attached. The quality of light
                                  is enhanced all around, and it folds flat, which is
                                  great for traveling videographers.

                                  I highly recommend it.

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                                  5.0

                                  Excellent

                                  By Nick

                                  from Wakefield Mass

                                  About Me Getting started

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Long-Lasting

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors
                                    • Outdoors

                                    Comments about Photoflex Small SilverDome nxt (17 x 21 x 13"):

                                    I use it for video lighting. It cast a vibrant soft light, and is built tough.

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