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Smith-Victor SM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light

B&H # SM720SG MFR # 401109
Smith-Victor SM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light

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The Smith Victor 720SG Focusing Light accepts 1,000 or 600 watt quartz halogen bulbs, which are 1,000 Watt available separately. The beam angle adjusts from 34 - 40° with the conveniently mounted rear focusing lever. Power is supplied through the 10' (3m) power cord with its in-line switch.

Economical
Lightweight aluminum housing is usable for photo and video applications.
Reflector
Intensifies the light output
Safety Features
Safety glass and a wire tether are included.
UPC: 037733000564
Rating 1000 watts maximum
Socket (Lampholder) Recessed single-contact (R7S)
Lens (Condenser) Not applicable
Reflector (Mirror) Pebble-finish spun aluminum
Mounting Universal 3/8"-5/8" with safety wire
Yoke 2 Bladed metal
Cable 10' with in-line switch
Focusing Rear mounted focusing lever
Weight 2.8 lb (1.3 kg)
Dimensions 8.5 x 8.25 x 10.5" (21.8 x 21 x 26.9 cm)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 4.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.6 x 9.2 x 8.8"
Smith-Victor SM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light
  • Safety Wire and safety Glass
  • 2 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Note: Bulb not included

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    Smith-VictorSM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light
     
    4.2

    (based on 5 reviews)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good power output (4)
    • Good color value (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • General purpose (4)
    • Outdoor events / games (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    4.0

    Great Light

    By One Giant Leap Productions

    from Fond du Lac WI

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Color Value
    • Lightweight
    • Powerful

    Cons

    • Wires Are Too Small

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors
    • Low Light
    • Special Events

    Comments about Smith-Victor SM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light:

    The light is used for live production and studio recording. It puts out a very nice and wide soft light. However, I have had these lights fry the wiring connections inside. The reason is the extension wire is too small for the load of the light. I repair them with a heavier cable and everything works great.

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    3.0

    Nice light for the dollar

    By One Giant Leap Productions

    from Fond du Lac, WI

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Color Value
    • Lightweight
    • Powerful

    Cons

    • Flimsy
    • Runs Hot

    Best Uses

    • Portraits
    • Special Events

    Comments about Smith-Victor SM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light:

    Throughs a very nice soft light. However, this the second light I purchased like this. I did it to have a back up. The day before a live broadcast the original light went out. The wiring coming from the wall socket is too small to handle the load of a 1000 wat light. Where it connects to the fixture the wire melted.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Does it for me.

    By KC Coker

    from Corpus Christi, TX

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Color Value
    • Long-Lasting
    • Powerful

    Cons

    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Smith-Victor SM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light:

    If you need a 1k for cheap, this does the trick. Only downfalls are that, I had to modify the tilt clamp so it stopped falling on my hand. Wasn't difficult to do, just a trip to the hardware store. But, hey, it's cheaper than an arri.

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    5.0

    Nice Prodcut

    By JW

    from Ramstein, Germany

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Powerful

    Cons

    • Runs Hot

    Best Uses

    • General Use

    Comments about Smith-Victor SM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light:

    I own three of these instruments and I use them for still photography and some video applications. They're powerful, directional, and (unlike what's listed [@]) it's dual voltage. They use 600 watt FCB (120V) and FEA (220V) and 1000 watt DXW, DXN (120V), P235 (220V) lamps. All lamps can be focused from 40-34 degrees and the focusing action is smooth. They don't have the accessory pool like the Arri, Desisti, and Lowel 1000 Watt instruments but you might find some universal items that work. I've used them with umbrellas and Westcott's 45" Halo and they produce nice and soft light. They run hot so use gloves when touching the fixture or wait for it to cool. For photo applications I've found their "sweet" spot to be between 4 and 6 feet. I'm thoroughly enjoying these powerful fixtures.

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    5.0

    exceeded my expectations

    By Marco Dearaujo

    from Shrewsbury, MA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Harsh Color

      Best Uses

      • General Use

      Comments about Smith-Victor SM720SG 1,000 Watt Quartz Focusing Light:

      Good results obtained

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