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Testrite SCA Socket with 3/8" Light Stand Adapter

Testrite Socket with 3/8" Light Stand Adapter


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This metal socket with an attached lightstand adapter will fit any stand or mounting accessory with a 3/8 inch stud.
Maximum wattage: 250 watts when a reflector is mounted, 500 watts when no reflector is used.

It has an 8' (2.4m) power cord that plugs into a wall socket.
A wooden handle attached to the socket allows unit to be adjusted.
5, 8, 10 and 12" reflectors are available separately.
Rating 500 watts without reflector, 250 watts with reflector
Socket (Lampholder) Metal Edison base
Reflector (Mirror) Optional
Mounting 3/8" stand adapter
Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
Weight Not specified by manufacturer
Testrite SCA Socket with 3/8" Light Stand Adapter
  • Metal socket with Edison base and switch, 2 conductor power cord
  • 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty

    Note: Bulb(s) not included


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    TestriteSocket with 3/8" Light Stand Adapter

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    Cheap Light Socket - Parts Missing

    By Bob

    from USA

    About Me Pro Photographer

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      • Missing screw

      Best Uses

      • Macro

      Comments about Testrite Socket with 3/8" Light Stand Adapter:

      I bought this because I needed a simple way to attach a single bare bulb to a boom arm without the need for a reflector hood. This was the only basic socket I could find that did not require a reflector to be attached to a lightstand.Overall the construction is cheap and that is to be expected given the price. The build quality is ok and this socket should last many years if it is not abused. My biggest complaint was that the thumbscrew that is used to attach the lamp to a lightstand was not included. I would have exchanged this for a new lamp with thumbscrew but I happen to have an extra few laying around and my timing on getting this lamp was critical.Additionally, I had to swap out the 3/8" adapter as it was not the standard 5/8" lightstand size. Again I had some extras on hand so it was not a big deal.4 Stars for the product. -1 star for the missing screw.

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