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Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36")

B&H # LAHO36 Mfr # LL LS2690
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You Pay: $229.99
Product Highlights
  • For Battery Operated Flash
  • Inner Diffusion Panel
  • Adapter Plate with Shoe

The Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36") is an ideal choice for portraiture. The large surface area of the box produces the signature wrap-around quality of light associated with this shape and produces pleasing, natural catchlights in the eyes. It comes complete with a removable internal baffle and softbox adapter with a shoe mount.

Size Diameter 36" (91.4 cm)
Shape 8 sided
Compatibility Shoe mount flash
Removable Front Face Yes
Removable Interior Baffle Yes
Accepts Grids No
Requires Speed Ring Provided
Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36")
  • 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    LastoliteHotrod Octa Softbox (36")
     
    4.8

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (7)
    • Attach securely (5)
    • Lightweight (3)
    • Long-lasting (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoors (7)
      • General purpose (6)
      • Indoors (6)
      • Low light (4)
      • Outdoor events / games (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (10)

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      5.0

      The Best portable softbox

      By Master911

      from St-Hyacinthe, Montréal, Canada

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoors
        • Special Events

        Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

        On the road... Light... But not easy to mount.

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        5.0

        Great product!

        By Muhammad

        from Mississauga, Canada

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

              Takes about 7 minute to assemble, other than that it is a great product

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              • No

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              5.0

              Works great!

              By Thunderkatss

              from Toronto, Canada

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Lightweight
              • Potable

              Cons

              • Assemble

              Best Uses

              • Outdoors

              Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

              Works great! Use it with nikon sb 910 mostly as a fill flash when shooting outdoors. It provides great soft light and gives my pictures that extra zip!

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              4.0

              Great light...need grid

              By Emmett Photography

              from Dublin, OH

              About Me Semi-Professional

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

              • No Grid Available

              Best Uses

              • Portraits
              • Studio

              Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

              I use is mainly with portrait photography indoors and love the light that it gives.

              My only reason for not giving it 5 stars is that Lastolite do not produce a grid for this or their Hotrod Strip, which limits it's full use.

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              5.0

              best of the best

              By edp

              from syd aus

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attach Securely

              Cons

              • Expensive

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

              Similar products used were photoflex and other lastolite products but the defused lig from this baby is by far the best. Setup was easy enough.

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              4.0

              Great softbox

              By Edwin Kwan

              from Wollongong, NSW, Australia

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attach Securely
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors
                • Low Light

                Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

                I use the softbox mainly for doing the formals at weddings. Works great. Only thing I have with it is that it takes a while to assemble the softbox and it gets tricky when it is windy.

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                5.0

                Best softbox for speedlights

                By Cadent_2.0

                from Sydney, Australia

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attach Securely
                • Durable
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

                  This is easily the best soft box that I have come across.

                  The build is typically excellent from Lastolite and the extra softness in light quality comes from a) the octagon design and b) the dual thickness internal baffle (something the others don't offer)

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                  5.0

                  Beautiful Soft Light

                  By CCross

                  from Mesa, AZ

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to assemble
                  • Great Soft Light

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Outdoors

                    Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

                    As advertised by other reviewers. I thought it was ease to assemble and is as easy to use as the EZ box. Love the quality of light it gives using the speedlights!

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                    5.0

                    LOVE IT!

                    By Scott

                    from Alabama

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Beautiful Light
                    • Durable

                    Cons

                    • Putting together

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

                    Not super easy to put together the first few times (you might just never break it down again after the first experience!) :)

                    Other than that, I can't get over the lighting I can achieve from my shoe mount flashes. Beautiful light! I want the strip light version next!

                    Feels well made too! Get one!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    AWESOME Speedlite Softbox

                    By Cruising

                    from Chicago area

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Long-Lasting
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                    • Setup

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

                    Love this for a good / soft softbox with my SB900 ... Highly recommend this.

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                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Sooooo Soft

                    By DL

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoors
                      • Outdoors

                      Comments about Lastolite Hotrod Octa Softbox (36"):

                      I'll get straight to the point. Softest light I have every experienced using a speed light period. I own & use all the time 2 Lastolite Ezybox's, the light this octa produces blows them both away, it is definitley because it has a different inner diffuser, but I am also assuming the size & shape of the octa play a role in the too. Only downside to it, but well worth it, it does take some time to put together. I can have my 30'' Ezybox up and ready to go in under 2 minutes. This takes me almost 10mins. Small price to pay for portable, location big soft octa light.

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