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Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36"

B&H # PH1236SSBMR MFR # 956157
Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36"

Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36" Speed Ring

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  • For Flash Only

You Pay: $84.49

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The Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36" will mount to any Photogenic monolight or flash head, and provide an excellent hair, edge, or accent light for your subject.

The recessed front helps prevent lens flare from excess light spill.
For added stability when using a PL2500DR, you can remove the stand adapter bracket on the bottom of the PowerLight and move the stand adapter to the holes at the rear of the stand adapter bracket.
Size 12 x 36" (30.48 x 91.44 cm)
Shape Narrow rectangle
Compatibility Flash only
Removable Front Face Yes
Removable Interior Baffle No
Accepts Grids No
Requires Speed Ring Included for Photogenic head
Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36"
  • Mounting Ring for Photogenic Flash Heads
  • 30-Day Manufacturer's Warranty
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    PhotogenicStrip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36"
     
    4.3

    (based on 13 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

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    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (7)
    • Attach securely (6)
    • Attaches securely (4)
    • Lightweight (4)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (7)
    • General purpose (6)
    • Portraits (4)
    • Outdoors (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (8), Semi-pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great for the price

    I use this strip softbox as a hair light. It's a great little softbox for the price. It did take me a little too long to put together but that could just be...Read complete review

    I use this strip softbox as a hair light. It's a great little softbox for the price. It did take me a little too long to put together but that could just be me! I would definitely buy a Photogenic Softbox again.

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    Great price

    As others have stated before. The box rods are extremely tight and if inserted correctly then you won't get them out for tear-down. But I have found if you flip one rod around and...Read complete review

    As others have stated before. The box rods are extremely tight and if inserted correctly then you won't get them out for tear-down. But I have found if you flip one rod around and insert it upside down the box can be disabled in minutes rather easily. I think overall the box quality is a typical build for China. The rods are about an 1/8 inch too long. The speedring included is aluminum and of a good build. Double diffuser is great. I've been using soft boxes for well over a decade and this box quality is not what I would expect for a professional. This would be perfectly fine if you plan to set it up in the camera room and leave it set up, but do not plan on ever taking it on location and using the carry case that comes with it because you will break the strip on disasembly. 5 out of 10 based on price, build quality.

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    3.0

    Great price

    By Jonathan Betz

    from Colorado Springs

    Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

    As others have stated before. The box rods are extremely tight and if inserted correctly then you won't get them out for tear-down. But I have found if you flip one rod around and insert it upside down the box can be disabled in minutes rather easily. I think overall the box quality is a typical build for China. The rods are about an 1/8 inch too long. The speedring included is aluminum and of a good build. Double diffuser is great. I've been using soft boxes for well over a decade and this box quality is not what I would expect for a professional. This would be perfectly fine if you plan to set it up in the camera room and leave it set up, but do not plan on ever taking it on location and using the carry case that comes with it because you will break the strip on disasembly. 5 out of 10 based on price, build quality.

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    5.0

    Great bang for your buck

    By jmphotog

    from staten island NY

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

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          Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

          Honestly I love this soft box.. for the price you honestly cannot complain. It does everything you need to do and more. I thought maybe it would be flimsy but the build quality is actually up to par so long as you take care of it.

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          5.0

          Fine Supplemental Light Modifier

          By Firephotog3

          from Allentown, PA

          About Me Pro Photographer

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          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Portraits

            Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

            I use this as a hair light for my studio.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Good light modifier

            By tharrington3

            from Advance, NC

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Portraits

              Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

              I purchased one of these many years ago... although adequate, I don't think the build quality is quite as good as my original one. The fasteners of the inner diffusion panel hook now, rather than fasten, and the outer material almost has a little sheen to it. The light quality is still good, I just wish it looked the same.

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              5.0

              Great Value !!

              By TK

              from Aberdeen, SD

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • NONE

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors
              • Outdoors
              • Portraits

              Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

              This a great value for this product. It works just as well as comparable units that cost $ 350 +. You could buy 3 of these as compared to the cost 1 of other brands. Built as sturdy or better as other brands. Highly recommend this soffbox !

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              5.0

              Seems to be a good alternative

              By Doc

              from Aberdeen SD

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

                  I have purchased Larson soffboxes in the past, they are very good, but I believe this is a very good alternative considering the price difference. I would recommend this soffbox highly !

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                  4.0

                  Controling the light

                  By Warren

                  from Billings, MT

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attach Securely
                  • Durable
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors

                    Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

                    Great way to control you hair light

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Great Value great light

                    By Aaron Noble Photography

                    from Knoxville TN

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Good Color Value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors

                      Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

                      It is just what it says it is a strip box, I dont usually take time to write revies but I was very pleased with this I use it for a side light and over head as a hair light on individuals or small groups. Works great

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                      4.0

                      Just What I Was Looking For

                      By balletphotographer

                      from Boulder

                      About Me Pro Photographer

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                            Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

                            I use this light as an accent light and rim light. It was affordable and does exactly what I want it to do. Wish an optional grid was available for it.

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                            4.0

                            Perfect for the job

                            By K Lee

                            from Davis, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attach Securely
                            • Beautiful Light

                            Cons

                            • Hard to assemble

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

                            I wanted a smaller soft light to control the highlights in back/hair light, and this does that perfectly. In my small studio set up it provides ample spread and a nice non-glaring highlight on hair, shoulders and neck. The two layers of diffusion I think really help this work at close range, 4' - 8'.

                            It's REALLY hard to get the spreaders in. I have a 36" by 48" softbox from Photogenic that is easier to put together and seems to be made to a higher quality standard. By the time I assembled this one I'd put enough strain on the seams that I was seeing some frayed threads. It doesn't look like they'll get worse. Just a bit disappointed that this one doesn't seem as well made. Then again, it's quite bit cheaper than the 36" by 48".

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                            4.0

                            Great Portable Size!

                            By Shannon

                            from Peyton, CO

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attach Securely
                            • Durable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Indoors
                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

                              I used this with my photogenic studio max III lights. It's much more compact than the octogon softbox I currently have. I also liked the mounting ring that came with it! Works great!

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                              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Great Mini Boom Stand for my hair light!

                              By brigantephotography

                              from New Jersey

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attach Securely
                              • Durable
                              • Long-Lasting

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use
                                • Indoors
                                • Outdoors
                                • Special Events

                                Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

                                I attach this mini boom stand to my Alien Bee Light Stand so I can hang my hair light (with soft box) over my collapsible background. It's a great product and can hold the weight of a light with a soft box. The counter weight at the end of the boom comforts me that my light won't tip over! I would purchase this product again and recommend this to someone else.

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Great for the price

                                By brigantephotography

                                from New Jersey

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attach Securely
                                • Durable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use
                                  • Indoors
                                  • Special Events

                                  Comments about Photogenic Strip Softbox with Mounting Ring - 12 x 36":

                                  I use this strip softbox as a hair light. It's a great little softbox for the price. It did take me a little too long to put together but that could just be me! I would definitely buy a Photogenic Softbox again.

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                                  • No

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