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Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom

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Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom

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Product Highlights

  • Fits All Elinchrom Flash Heads
  • Also Fits Prolinca and Impact 100EX Heads

Similar item at lower price:

Impact Speed Ring for Elinchrom, Impact EX $44.95

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This is a Photoflex Series 900 Speed Ring for all Elinchrom, Prolinca and Impact 100EX fixtures. It accepts any shaped Photoflex (or other brand) softbox.

OctoDome rotating connectors are made from heat resistant cast aluminum for durability, and allow rotation while mounted to your fixture with your choice of any shaped softbox. This ring is designed to fit Elinchrom, Prolinca, and Impact 100EX flash heads. Please note - for Elinchrom Quadra Ranger, the Elinchrom reflector adapter (B&H #ELEL26339 Mfr #EL26339) is required.

Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom
  • 5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    PhotoflexSpeed Ring for Elinchrom
     
    4.4

    (based on 16 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    94%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (16)
    • Attach securely (10)
    • Long-lasting (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General purpose (9)
      • Indoors (6)
      • Outdoor events / games (5)
      • Outdoors (5)
      • Low light (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (8), Pro photographer (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (11)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      "Valuable option."

      I initially bought this speedring to replace the one currently in use by my large octogonal softbox.

      The reason being very simple, i wanted to get the softbox mounted on the stand...Read complete review

      I initially bought this speedring to replace the one currently in use by my large octogonal softbox.

      The reason being very simple, i wanted to get the softbox mounted on the stand directly, as opposed to weighting down the flash.

      This speedring contains 10 holes total, if i counted right, and 2 of them are threaded at least.

      Using the threaded hole, i can mount it directly on a heavy duty bracket which is on the lightstand. Giving me all the normal flexibility, and just having the flash take no weight other then its own.

      Invaluable! Especially after 1 flash's mount broke from the weight and a sudden push.

      The downside ? It recesses most flashes a bit too much, the tunneling is annoying but not particularly bad, a simple fix would of been to flip the speedring mount to allow the flash heads to be further out.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Try it as soon as you get it

      I bought this ring to mount my Silverdome nxt on BX-500 Ri head, the ring didn't go all the way to lock on the head. Some careful correction with jewelers' files fixed...Read complete review

      I bought this ring to mount my Silverdome nxt on BX-500 Ri head, the ring didn't go all the way to lock on the head. Some careful correction with jewelers' files fixed this in about an hour. It looks like a solid high quality product, it now fits, but requires skills to put it on and off, since the ring rotates on the mount and one needs to rotate the ring mount itself on the head to click it into position, the soft box is heavy and may damage the head if you drop it. Photoflex should revise this product with some locks to stop the ring from spinning to allow for proper locking motion.

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      5.0

      Functional Quality

      By GlennOfStuart

      from Stuart, FL

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Portraits

        Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

        This Speed Ring is well built. I'm using it on my Elinchrom lights with a Photoflex Half Dome.

        There's absolutely nothing 'wrong' with this Speed Ring.

        That said, like most softboxes getting the rods into it the first time or two will cause you to perspire slightly.

        Second issue (probably more about the monolight than the ring) is that getting it secured in my Elinchrom's is a bit of an art. There isn't an easy way to get this done unfortunately.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Good value

        By rmz

        from bozeman, mt

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

            Good product. Works fine with Elinchrom flashes. Great value for the price.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Simple quick and secure.

            By Double Exposure

            from Morrinsville, New Zealand

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors
              • Outdoors

              Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

              I use this to attach my Photoflex Octoadome to the Elinchrom Quadra reflector adapter. It attaches quickly and securely, adding minimal weight. I like to use the setup on a handheld boom and this works brilliantly.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Exactly what I needed at a great price.

              By Adrianos

              from Cleveland

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attach Securely
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors
                • Low Light
                • Night Time
                • Outdoors
                • Special Events

                Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                The product works as expected. I love B+H because of their prices and quality customer service. I can tell you how narrow my go to sources have become... Pretty much B+H and then [@].I will never shop at [@] again! Bar none the worst place to buy photography equiptment.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Good Quality Speed Ring

                By Andy Chan Photogragphy

                from Australia

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attach Securely
                • Durable
                • Easy to set up
                • Fitted my Elinchrom easy
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                • Gets hot after long use

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors
                • Low Light
                • Night Time
                • Outdoors
                • Photoflex Lite Dome Q39
                • Photoflex Octodome
                • Special Events

                Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                The Speed Ring fits perfectly on the stock Elinchrom D2 and D4 strobes without any hassles. I used this Speed ring in combination with my Photoflex Litedome Q39. The metal construction makes the Speed ring more durable and strudy. Only thing about the product once you received it is to tighten or loosen the speed ring with a phillips screw driver to your specification as it is a little lose when you first get it.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Elinchrom BXRI fitting

                By Photoboulder

                from Boulder Creek, CA

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Pros

                • Attach Securely
                • Durable
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Outdoors
                  • Portraits
                  • Special Events
                  • Studio workhorse
                  • Weddings

                  Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                  This ring is durable and the quality is not an issue. It was found that some BXRI units have posed fitting issue for Photoflex and research has indicated that the first run of BXRI heads were made slightly off spec. by Elinchrom. The situation has been rectified and the issue has been solved.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  4.0

                  Solid build, but difficult to attach

                  By Clickin in VA

                  from Wise, VA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to attach

                  Best Uses

                  • Studio lighting

                  Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                  Maybe it's just me... and my husband... but it took us 30 minutes to attach this speed ring to my monolight. I have the impact 100ex, and couldn't get it to latch. The whole thing kept falling off with my softbox. We finally gripped it from the back and rotated it. geez.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Nice for the Price...

                  By Chaz

                  from Honolulu, Hawaii

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attach Securely
                  • Durable
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light
                    • Night Time
                    • Outdoors
                    • Special Events

                    Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                    I used this speed ring to go between an elinchrom light head and a photoflex softbox. Attaches great.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great Speed RIng

                    By Paul C

                    from Massachusetts

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                        Easy to use and setup.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Ehh

                        By BenM

                        from Dallas, TX

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                        • Ease of Use

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use

                        Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                        This speedring works. It's one of the more inexpensive speedrings. And it can be used for strip boxes, regular softboxes, and even octoboxes.

                        However, if you can afford the slight extra cost (~50% more expensive) and you aren't needing it for an octobox, then you're better served buying the quick release speedring that Chimera makes. I haven't tried using it with a Photoflex softbox, but it should work fine. You might contact B&H to verify, but the ease of use is unrivaled. For location work, speed can be everything. It certainly can mean how much money you are making per hour.

                        If ease of use is less important than cost, by all means this is a good speedring. I have about 10 of these. Though I wish I could have afforded going Chimera.

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                        • No

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                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Try it as soon as you get it

                        By Sergei Z

                        from Brooklyn, NY

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attach Securely
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                            I bought this ring to mount my Silverdome nxt on BX-500 Ri head, the ring didn't go all the way to lock on the head. Some careful correction with jewelers' files fixed this in about an hour. It looks like a solid high quality product, it now fits, but requires skills to put it on and off, since the ring rotates on the mount and one needs to rotate the ring mount itself on the head to click it into position, the soft box is heavy and may damage the head if you drop it. Photoflex should revise this product with some locks to stop the ring from spinning to allow for proper locking motion.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            Share this review

                             
                            5.0

                            "Valuable option."

                            By CasePhoto.ca

                            from Montreal, CA.

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attach Securely
                            • Durable
                            • Long-Lasting

                            Cons

                            • Too Focused

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use

                            Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                            I initially bought this speedring to replace the one currently in use by my large octogonal softbox.

                            The reason being very simple, i wanted to get the softbox mounted on the stand directly, as opposed to weighting down the flash.

                            This speedring contains 10 holes total, if i counted right, and 2 of them are threaded at least.

                            Using the threaded hole, i can mount it directly on a heavy duty bracket which is on the lightstand. Giving me all the normal flexibility, and just having the flash take no weight other then its own.

                            Invaluable! Especially after 1 flash's mount broke from the weight and a sudden push.

                            The downside ? It recesses most flashes a bit too much, the tunneling is annoying but not particularly bad, a simple fix would of been to flip the speedring mount to allow the flash heads to be further out.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            Share this review

                             
                            5.0

                            Great Quality and Great Value

                            By TJ

                            from Gainesville Florida

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Quality Built

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                                Photoflex made an excellent quality speedring. I am using it to attach Profoto 3x4 softboxes to Elinchrom RX 600 monolights. There is no Profoto or Elinchrom speedring sold in the US to do this.

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                                4.0

                                Does excatly what it should

                                By Photo Coleslaw

                                from Santa Fe, NM

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attach Securely
                                • Durable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use

                                  Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                                  I used this speed ring to go between an elinchrom light head and a photoflex softbox. Attaches great.

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                                  4.0

                                  It's a reasonable price

                                  By kekere

                                  from union, nj

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attach Securely
                                  • Durable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors
                                    • Low Light
                                    • Night Time
                                    • Special Events

                                    Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                                    I used this product for the photoflex softbox i purchase. It's work very well.

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    Not As Smooth As Elinchrom

                                    By Hecky

                                    from Alisoo Viejo, CA

                                    About Me Professional

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attach Securely
                                    • Durable

                                    Cons

                                    • Installation difficult

                                    Best Uses

                                    • General Use

                                    Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Elinchrom:

                                    I bought this because I have a couple of Photoflex softboxes I needed it for. It is well made but doesn't install as smoothly as an Elinchrom OEM unit or is as simple to use. I am switching all my Photoflex softboxes to Elinchrom for their ease of use and light quality.

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