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Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps)

B&H # KILKF554C6 MFR # 488-K55-S/6P
Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps)

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Product Highlights

  • Daylight Balanced
  • Safety Coated
  • Flicker-Free
  • Cool to the Touch
  • Color Stable
  • Energy Efficient
  • Designed to Work Without Filtration
  • Made to the Highest Production Standards
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You Pay: $131.70

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This is a Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp. The True Match Series of lamps has been produced to meet the high standards of both film and digital media. They are unique in their design since they are manufactured to synch with the precise spectral sensitivity of these media. Using this lamp negates the need of having to guess at the color temperature or scramble for the proper lighting filtration. The Safety Coating on this lamp serves to reduce scatter of glass in event of tube breakage.

For the last 20 years, Kino Flo has led the field in solving lighting issues for the film and video industry. Their high-output but cool fluorescent fixtures are now an industry standard on production stages around the world.

Note: High Output is the term to describe lamps that burn at a higher than Standard (std) lamp current. Normal lamps burn between 280-320ma. High Output lamps operate at or above 800ma. Anything above 1500ma is referred to as Very High Output.

Energy efficient design means less need to change lamps often which means less expense on your part - both for replacement and electricity charges
Irrespective of size, the color temperature remains constant
Lamps are manufactured to remain cool and stable - edge to edge consistency of light
Available in sizes ranging from 9 inches to 8 feet
Code F75/T12/HO (High Output)
Application Fluorescent fixtures
Watts 75
800ma
Volts Not Specified by Manufacturer
Color Temperature 5500K
Average Life Hours Not Specified by Manufacturer
Approx. Lumens 3290
Base Type G13 Med Bipin
Filament Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
Length Overall: 4' (122cm)
Diameter: 1.5" (38mm)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 6.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 50.0 x 5.5 x 4.25"

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Kino Flo4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps)
 
4.9

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good color value (12)
  • Good power output (5)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Long-lasting (5)
  • Attaches securely (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Indoors (7)
  • General purpose (5)
  • Outdoors (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (8), Semi-pro photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The Work Horse Bulb.

These are the industry standard daylight bulb for Kinoflo fixtures. Don't get the 900ma - which were created for closed fixtures and installations (ie reality shows and long-term use). Those have a lot...Read complete review

These are the industry standard daylight bulb for Kinoflo fixtures. Don't get the 900ma - which were created for closed fixtures and installations (ie reality shows and long-term use). Those have a lot of magenta in them - that will decrease as they get hot. These are just a wee-bit green, but nothing that shows up on anything but the Alexa. And even then, it's such a small amount that there's no gel that's light enough to correct it.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great for our green key studio

I like the 32s better than the 55s. The 55s do not seem to give as nice of a light.

I like the 32s better than the 55s. The 55s do not seem to give as nice of a light.

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5.0

Excellent Lamp

By BBKy

from Kentucky

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attaches Securely
  • Durable
  • Good Color Value
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors
    • Low Light

    Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

    One 4Bank 4' was enough to light a green screen and capture a clean key for seated talent. The lamps are coated in a safety coating, preventing injury from accidental breakage. The color temperature is great.

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    5.0

    Excellent

    By Rob

    from Puerto Rico

    Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

    Great lamp

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    5.0

    An Industry Standard

    By MattB

    from Milford, CT

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Color Value
    • Lightweight
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

        These lamps are a staple on nearly every shoot I work. Great color and just the right intensity depending on the Kino unit used for any number of applications, for both still and motion picture production.

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        • No

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        5.0

        great color

        By Phantompwr

        from Cape Cod, MA

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Color Value
        • Lightweight
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors
          • Portraits

          Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

          These bulbs match daylight really well, use less electricity, and don't cook the talent. I'm very happy with them.

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          • No

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          5.0

          fav kino

          By JB

          from Pittsburgh

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                these are my favorite

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                • No

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                5.0

                great bulbs

                By this_guy

                from chicago

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Good Color Value
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                  these are a must for daylight shooting, or indoor where you can gel for tungsten with less light loss than gelling tungsten to CTB. definite for on-location work.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Superb

                  By JV

                  from San Juan Capistrano, CA

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Color Value

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors

                    Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                    If you want full spectrum color use these.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Affordable and quality

                    By thedavelam

                    from Toronto, Ca

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Good Color Value
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long-Lasting
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                      Can't really say much, but it's probably the truest color and best price i've seen.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Kino Quality, B&H Price

                      By Phil

                      from Austin, TX

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Color Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                          B&H had this quality product in stock, shipped promptly and at a good price

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                          • No

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                          3.0

                          Great for our green key studio

                          By Rob

                          from Phx Az

                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                          I like the 32s better than the 55s. The 55s do not seem to give as nice of a light.

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                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again and again

                          By linda

                          from Chicoutimi, Québec

                          About Me Photography Student

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attaches Securely

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                              Delivery very rapid

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              The Work Horse Bulb.

                              By FrizzleFry

                              from Long Island City

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Good Color Value
                              • Long-Lasting

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                                  These are the industry standard daylight bulb for Kinoflo fixtures. Don't get the 900ma - which were created for closed fixtures and installations (ie reality shows and long-term use). Those have a lot of magenta in them - that will decrease as they get hot. These are just a wee-bit green, but nothing that shows up on anything but the Alexa. And even then, it's such a small amount that there's no gel that's light enough to correct it.

                                  Share this review

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  great color match as expected

                                  By lasikdenver

                                  from denver, co

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Good Color Value

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors
                                    • Outdoors

                                    Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                                    one bulb out of 12 was defective, but B&H is going to credit or replace it. Kino Flo products are great.

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    I LOVE IT !

                                    By RAGI

                                    from Japan

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attach Securely
                                    • Durable
                                    • Good Color Value
                                    • Long-Lasting
                                    • Powerful

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • General Use

                                      Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                                      It is very inexpensive! Flexibility improved more that it is very easy to treat thanks to safety coating.
                                      Brightness and a color are stable and it is very recommendation.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      good

                                      By serjo

                                      from Kazahstan

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                                      Good

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                                      5.0

                                      Excellent Lamps

                                      By Jambo

                                      from Omaha, NE

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Good Color Value

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Indoors

                                        Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                                        These are very nice lamps.

                                        Of 12 I ordered, one arrived broken. Because of the coating, the glass was fully contained within the coating.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        I would buy this product again and again

                                        By Osama

                                        from Bahrain

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                                        Excellent

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                                        5.0

                                        Great Day Light Lamp

                                        By Take 48

                                        from Lake Hopatong, NJ

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Attach Securely
                                        • Good Color Value
                                        • Long-Lasting

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Indoors
                                          • Outdoors

                                          Comments about Kino Flo 4' Kino 800ma KF55 SFC True Match Fluorescent Lamp (6 Lamps):

                                          Great light when used outdoors/indoors during day

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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