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Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning

B&H # PHSRB Mfr # SC-B9002BR
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Product Highlights
  • Also for Flashpoint Heads

This is a Photoflex Series Speed Ring that allows mounting of any shaped Photoflex (or other brand) softbox to a Balcar, Paul Buff/White Lightning Alien Bees, or Flashpoint flash head.

OctoDome rotating connectors are made from heat resistant cast aluminum for durability, and they allow rotation while mounted to your fixture with your choice of any shaped softbox.

Balcar
Balcar Pencil Light requires a Pencil Light adapter
White Lightning
White Lightning, Balcar and Alien Bees are identical connectors and are interchangable -- Ultra Series, Ultra Zap Series, X Series Monolights
Not compatible with White Lightning 5000 or 10,000
Flashpoint
Flashpoint (By Adorama) Original series
Not compatible with Flashpoint 2 or DigiPopper
Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning
  • 5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    PhotoflexSpeed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning
     
    4.7

    (based on 29 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (23)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (25)
    • Attach securely (12)
    • Long-lasting (12)
    • Lightweight (9)
    • Attaches securely (8)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General purpose (13)
      • Indoors (13)
      • Outdoors (10)
      • Low light (8)
      • Outdoor events / games (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (22)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (11), Semi-pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (4), Professional (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Slim, tough, excellent....

      This is among the thinest and lightest speed rings I've used. This one is of course for Alien Bees, but the review can easily apply to other brands as well.
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      This is among the thinest and lightest speed rings I've used. This one is of course for Alien Bees, but the review can easily apply to other brands as well.

      Not much to say. You have to have one to use with your softboxes and octaboxes. I like these better than the Alien Bees because they are slimmer. I also prefer the Photoflex boxes with their white interior for soft light.

      When you go to buy a softbox, you sort of hope these come included so you don't have to spend an extra $40 per box, but you have to have them. They are at least well designed and well constructed.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      ok, not best for einstein latching

      It's a decent speedring but my einstein won't latch
      all the way with it. It has no lip for the latches to
      release all the way into.

      It's a decent speedring but my einstein won't latch
      all the way with it. It has no lip for the latches to
      release all the way into.

      Reviewed by 29 customers

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      5.0

      fit perfect

      By Moncho

      from Mexico

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Good Color Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

          this is perfecto to fit the AlienBees or Einstein strobes ... and is cheaper than others!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          It is what it is

          By AmpFit

          from Chicagoland

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Durable
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

          • Costly For What It Is

          Best Uses

            Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

            Attached this Alien Bees - compatible ring to my PhotoFlex Medium LiteDome. No surprise it works just fine. It's a solid metal construction and is color coded for 4 or 8 post softboxes. What's not so great is the price for this handy piece of metal: $[*] is the going rate anywhere you find it. But since it's a necessary piece of hardware to ensure the softbox doesn't collapse.... figured I would buy the genuine PhotoFlex version.

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            5.0

            Works great with Alien Bees B400

            By Mike

            from Frederick, MD

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                I picked up an inexpensive softbox without a speed ring, this worked great.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Great solution

                By Shutterbug

                from Philadelphia, Pa

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Low Light
                  • Portraits
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                  Perfect for attaching other brand softboxes to Alien Bee strobes. No issues.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Nicely engineered.

                  By Mckeephotography

                  from Boston

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attaches Securely
                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                      It's a good speed ring.

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                      4.0

                      simple speedring

                      By Ian

                      from Encinitas, CA

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                          yep, it's your basic speeding. does exactly what it's supposed to, and the construction seems sturdy enough. A little pricey, but then, that's pretty standard.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          what you're looking for

                          By Coheasy

                          from Vancouver

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Well made

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Outdoors

                            Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                            I use Alien Bees monolights for location shooting, and needed a speedring to attatch my Chimera modifiers. This is exactly what you're looking for. Inexpensive, well made, and works with both 4-pole and 8-pole boxes.

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                            5.0

                            Works great with impact softbox

                            By capturebygm

                            from Brooklyn, ny

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                I use the product with impact softbox. it is very strong and stirdy.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                "I would buy this product again"

                                By bgcfoto

                                from Tampa

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attaches Securely
                                • Durable
                                • Lightweight
                                • Long-Lasting
                                • Powerful

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use
                                  • Indoors
                                  • Low Light
                                  • Night Time
                                  • Outdoors
                                  • Portraits

                                  Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                  I connect Photoflex products to Alien Bees. This is a very sturdy well crafted product. I own several.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Does as advertised

                                  By World Traveler

                                  from Canada

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attaches Securely
                                  • Durable
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Long-Lasting

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

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

                                    Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                    Very sturdy and light weight speed ring.

                                    Fits my Paul C Buff strobes perfectly and is used with Photoflex softboxes.

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                                    2.0

                                    ok, not best for einstein latching

                                    By klyetheawesome

                                    from Atlanta, Ga

                                    About Me Photography Student

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                          It's a decent speedring but my einstein won't latch
                                          all the way with it. It has no lip for the latches to
                                          release all the way into.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Nice

                                          By Gary

                                          from Cincinnati, OH

                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Indoors

                                            Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                            I use this ring to attach my Elnstein Paul C Buff 640ws flash together with a LiteDome. Works great for my flash and softbox.

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                                            • No

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                                            4.0

                                            Good value for money

                                            By Dwayne Foong

                                            from Malaysia

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Attach Securely
                                            • Durable

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Indoors
                                              • Outdoors

                                              Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                              made from sturdy material. overall quality finish without hefty price tag.

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                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              It's a speed ring, 'nuff said

                                              By KevinDM

                                              from Calgary, AB

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              See all my reviews

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Attach Securely

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                                  Second one that I've bought. Does its job, solid build use it with both the Photoflex strip box and square soft box.

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                                                  • No

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Great Speedring!

                                                  By Frances

                                                  from fek910[@]

                                                  About Me 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 Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                                    I bought this speedring to mount my Medium Photoflex Litedome Q39 to my Alien Bees. Fits perfect!

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                                                    4.0

                                                    Great, affordable speed ring

                                                    By Seth the Photographer

                                                    from Vermont

                                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Attach Securely
                                                    • Durable

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                                        I bought this speed ring to fit softboxes on my new AB800's. So far, it's a great product. Seems very light but strong construction. I've used it with 2 different softbox manufacturers and both fit without a problem. Very easy to connect to the AB 800's.

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                                                        5.0

                                                        Perfect Fit for Alien Bee Flashes

                                                        By Photo Refinery

                                                        from Sydney, Australia

                                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Attach Securely
                                                        • Durable

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • General Use

                                                          Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                                          Great speed rings. Perfect fit for Alien Bee flash heads and also the softboxes I use them with. Very good alternative to Alien Bee at a fraction of the cost.

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                                                          5.0

                                                          GREAT SPEED RING

                                                          By Flashmonkey

                                                          from Dallas, Texas

                                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Durable
                                                          • Long-Lasting

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • General Use
                                                            • Indoors
                                                            • Outdoors

                                                            Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                                            I recently received my new speed ring and couldn't wait to put it to use. It works very well with my Photoflex softbox and my Alien bee 800. Rods fit well and snug. Seems very sturdy.

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                                                            5.0

                                                            Well Made

                                                            By Rolyphot

                                                            from Miami Fl

                                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Durable
                                                            • Long-Lasting

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

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

                                                              Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                                              I need to change the speed rings for my light modifier from Elinchrome to White Lighting. Sadly I could not found the internal rings by it self, I had to buy the whole ring. The most important factor to mention here it that this ring fitted my Photoflex White Box as well as My Wesscott Strip lights.

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                                                              5.0

                                                              It works!

                                                              By Heffa

                                                              from Yakima, WA

                                                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Attach Securely
                                                              • Durable
                                                              • Lightweight

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                • General Use

                                                                Comments about Photoflex Speed Ring for Balcar, Alien Bees, White Lightning:

                                                                Nothing glamorous to report about this... the speed ring was necessary for the softbox I purchased, and it works great. I use Alien Bees strobes, and this attaches to them perfectly as advertised.

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