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Norman FT-400 Flashtube, UV Coated - 400w/s - for LH55, LH54, LH500 Heads

B&H # NOFT400 Mfr # 812822
You Pay: $54.95

Most current, professional flash heads and monolights are equipped with user replaceable flashtubes that may simply be plugged into, and unplugged from their sockets. With proper handling, these flashtubes may last for tens of thousands of flashes under normal use.

This flashtube is UV-Coated, or UV-Corrected. UV flashtubes have a yellow appearance, and they counteract the excess blue 5700° or higher output of non-UV coated flashtubes. UV Coating lowers the color temperature to 5500°, which is the color of noon daylight on a clear day.

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NormanFT-400 400w/s UV Flashtube
 
3.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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3.0

They work.

By JCSP

from Spokane, WA

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Color Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use

    Comments about Norman FT-400 400w/s UV Flashtube:

    If these heat up too much, the flash tube glass crazes and they lose pressure and quit working. Repeated full-power operation or constrictive light modifiers make this much worse. This means reflectors, gels or any other "insulating" cover.
    Color is fairly neutral and not too UV-heavy.

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    3.0

    works good, but doesn't last very long

    By photographer 1

    from Wapakoneta, Ohio

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Norman FT-400 400w/s UV Flashtube:

    We use them in our Norman 400B flash heads. They work good but seem to crack easy. We have also blown several in the past 6 months.

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    4.0

    compact and tough

    By aeropix

    from Los Angeles

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Pack
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Difficult to Use

    Best Uses

    • Travel

    Comments about Norman FT-400 400w/s UV Flashtube:

    Surprisingly durable and very efficient light output. Only drawback: there is no index mark on the base to help you orient the four pins for correct insertion into the lamp receptacle. It's hit or miss, and danged if I don't miss it until the fourth and last try every time...

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    5.0

    Best Price

    By imageskj

    from Victoria, TX

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portraits
      • Weddings

      Comments about Norman FT-400 400w/s UV Flashtube:

      I've looked everywhere and B&H has the best price on these. Works great!

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