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Photoflex Frame for Litepanel Frame/Panel Reflectors - 39x72" - PVC

B&H # PHFLP3972 Mfr # LP-B3972FR
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Photoflex LitePanel Frames are designed with the demanding professional photographer in mind and are unlike any other panels on the market. This is a 39 x 72" PVC frame only, which will hold in place an assortment of Photoflex panels, available separately.

This frame is available as a part of different kits.

Shock-cord runs inside the tubing -- provides fast set-up and tear down.
Square-tube design resists twisting of the frame and gives you a more secure surface for clamps and other holders.
Rounded corners ease adjustment of the frames when two or more are attached together.
Frame Size 39 x 72" (99 x 183cm), PVC
Photoflex Frame for Litepanel Frame/Panel Reflectors - 39x72" - PVC
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    Photoflex39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC
     
    3.9

    (based on 15 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (2)

    77%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (6)
    • Attach securely (4)

    Cons

    • Flimsy (3)
    • Weak (3)

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (9)
    • General purpose (8)
    • Outdoors (8)
    • Outdoor events / games (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (6), Professional (4), Semi-pro photographer (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Litepanel Frame

    Lightweight and easy to setup, this Panel frame helps deliver excellent lighting control in studio and on location. I use the Litepanel frame along with the White translucent fabric panel to add extra control...Read complete review

    Lightweight and easy to setup, this Panel frame helps deliver excellent lighting control in studio and on location. I use the Litepanel frame along with the White translucent fabric panel to add extra control and softness to my photographs.Excellent if you are using a gridded or directional light source, as the light fall-off is smooth and even.The only con is the fabric had some heavy folds[...]I had to steam them out to get the fabric to stay nice and smooth.

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    Too Flimsy

    I was looking for something inexpensive that could be used in a portable studio and possibly for location shoots.

    The PVC frame in this size wasn't up to the job. It...Read complete review

    I was looking for something inexpensive that could be used in a portable studio and possibly for location shoots.

    The PVC frame in this size wasn't up to the job. It might do OK in smaller sizes but the 72" sides bowed from the tension of the fabric. The sides were also not strong enough to support the weight of a frame with a fabric - holding the frame by one side caused it to buckle.

    I did not try the aluminum frames, these might be OK. I did compare to the Westcott ScrimJim, Lastolite Skylighter and California Sunbounce. All three of those were much better quality (albeit at a significant price increase).

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    1.0

    Too flimsy

    By Moss Photography

    from Denver, CO

    About Me Pro Photographer

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    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Flimsy
    • Weak

    Best Uses

      Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

      I was pleased when I first got these, I order two of them. I was replacing two that were more than 15 years old. I'm glad I waited to review these. Two of the corners are already cracked, with very little use. The fabrics are also way too tight. If you use them in a studio, they may be a good deal, but it you shoot location, spend more and get the aluminum frames. They cost twice as much, but don't break. If you do shoot location, don't get these. Period.

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      5.0

      Must have piece of gear

      By Mattscope

      from Melbourne, Australia

      About Me Pro Photographer

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      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Long-Lasting
      • Portability

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Outdoors

        Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

        Easy to use, sets up in minutes and is extremely portable.

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        4.0

        Good but not great

        By Debbie C

        from WV

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

            I have purchased the aluminum 39x72 panel frame for use in the studio, do wish I had purchased it again instead of saving money. This panel is very easy to use, easy set up, everything it promises to be, which is very good and says a lot for its quality construction. I have noticed a slight bowing to it becuase of the pvc material. It will probably hold up well, and it still works great. I would recommend the better quality to a friend but this one is adequate.

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            5.0

            LOVE!

            By Misti

            from Texas

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attach Securely

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors

              Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

              I use this constantly for indoor sessions (it'd be great outdoors, but with it's size, it's going to soar away). It's easy to put together, rather compact for it's size (even with the legs, it takes up less room than a reflector and stand I've used before.

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              4.0

              Good product

              By ric

              from italy

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                Cons

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                    Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                    I 've used it in outdoor shoots, with some wind is necessary to fix it to the ground

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                    5.0

                    I immediately realized that buying more.

                    By Natrix

                    from Moscow, Russia

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compactness

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors
                      • Outdoors
                      • Special Events

                      Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                      I support the fact that when shooting portraits, and generally, when shooting has to be one source of light: the sun, a flash, easy a lamp. And, if you stick to this concept, the light panel - an indispensable thing!
                      Regardless of whether you are shooting in the studio or en plein air, this device gives you the opportunity to get an almost perfect light and shadow allocation.
                      The only thing that will not allow you to use it - a strong wind during shooting on the street.
                      Oh, yes! One must - the shortcomings of ... I bought only the frame, but the proposed package. Here are just a black canvas will zaazat separately. The kit contains two white reflector, and black canvas - no. And so it is often necessary. But it's my fault, when ordering .))))
                      Still looking to buy.

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                      4.0

                      Litepanel Frame

                      By Brian S Foto

                      from New York New York

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to setup
                      • Effective light control
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                      • Fabric comes wrinkled

                      Best Uses

                      • Commercial Photography
                      • Strobist
                      • Studio shoots

                      Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                      Lightweight and easy to setup, this Panel frame helps deliver excellent lighting control in studio and on location. I use the Litepanel frame along with the White translucent fabric panel to add extra control and softness to my photographs.Excellent if you are using a gridded or directional light source, as the light fall-off is smooth and even.The only con is the fabric had some heavy folds[...]I had to steam them out to get the fabric to stay nice and smooth.

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                      1.0

                      The NEW models are very flimsy

                      By ilegales

                      from Prague

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Flimsy
                        • Weak

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                          Now i am an international buyer from europe - a few years ago i bought the 39 x 72 frame (which i still have) and its very good and strong. about a year ago i purchased 3 more to use in the studio but they are NOT the same size or strength as the one i bought 3 years ago - i Contacted Photoflex showing them photos of my warped frames with the frabrics on - they did not want to replace them and did not acknowledge that the newer models were flimsy - NOt a good recommendation for customer service and i was told they would be better after usage - now well over a year - they are still warped and bend in the middle about a 15 degree angle - If i ever purchase again i will go for the alluminium frames..

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                          5.0

                          Worth more than it's wieght in gold!

                          By Neon Mike

                          from Chelmsford, MA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

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                          Pros

                          • Attach Securely
                          • Durable

                          Cons

                          • PVC weak in extreme heat

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use
                          • Indoors
                          • Outdoors

                          Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                          I was shocked at just how light actually is. I've used other brand's version of this frame but Photoflex hit a home run with this! The frame is simple to assemble. The panels slip on easily. And the whole things is super light. The only thing I would worry about is extreme heat softening the pvc. But over all this is an incredible product at a very fair price!

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                          2.0

                          Too Flimsy

                          By Sierra-Lima

                          from Ohio

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • Flimsy
                            • Weak

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors

                            Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                            I was looking for something inexpensive that could be used in a portable studio and possibly for location shoots.

                            The PVC frame in this size wasn't up to the job. It might do OK in smaller sizes but the 72" sides bowed from the tension of the fabric. The sides were also not strong enough to support the weight of a frame with a fabric - holding the frame by one side caused it to buckle.

                            I did not try the aluminum frames, these might be OK. I did compare to the Westcott ScrimJim, Lastolite Skylighter and California Sunbounce. All three of those were much better quality (albeit at a significant price increase).

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                            3.0

                            Nice base for a location reflector syste

                            By FotoJesse

                            from Jacksonville, Fl

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                              This product is nice and light weight. I have used both the aluminium and the pvc, while both are nice the aluminium is much sturdier. If you plan to use the pvc model in the wind I would recommend the braces to go with it.

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                              5.0

                              39x77 pvc photoflex frame

                              By jwestveer

                              from Hobart, WA

                              About Me Professional

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attach Securely
                              • Durable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use
                                • Indoors
                                • Outdoors

                                Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                                I have read that some people like the aluminum frame, but I find the PVC frame to be just fine.

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                                4.0

                                Great value for light panel frame

                                By David P

                                from Oklahoma City, OK

                                About Me Professional

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • General Use
                                    • Indoors
                                    • Outdoors
                                    • Special Events

                                    Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                                    I use this product for small group and individual portrait shoots. I love the ability to change fabrics and set up quickly. The only downside is this lightweight frame blows around in the wind, and can break under pressure if you're not careful.

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                                    5.0

                                    Great product!

                                    By furtogbrad

                                    from Elk Grove CA.

                                    About Me Professional

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attach Securely
                                    • Durable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • General Use
                                      • Indoors
                                      • Outdoors
                                      • Special Events

                                      Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                                      we use the same product at the school pic company I work for I liked them so much I had to have them.

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                                      5.0

                                      These are the best lite Panels

                                      By Photo Ray

                                      from Roanoke, TX

                                      About Me Professional

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Long-Lasting

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • General Use
                                        • Outdoors

                                        Comments about Photoflex 39x72" Lite Panel Frame - PVC:

                                        They are easy to use, move around and setup. Great light quality and durability.

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