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Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter

B&H # IMFFSA4 Mfr # FF-SA4
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You Pay: $10.95
Product Highlights
  • For FF-S1 Fluorescent Fixture
  • Accepts up to 4x 105W CFL Bulbs
  • For Total of up to 420W
  • Stay-Cool Lighting
  • Accepts Edison Base CFLs

The 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter from Impact was designed to turn the single socket FF-S1 Fluorescent Fixture into a 4-lamp fixture that accepts Edison-base compact fluorescent lamps. Screw in four 105W CFL bulbs and you now have a single unit with a total light output of 420W.

Note! When used within a softbox, a total maximum of 200W is suggested.

Input Voltage 120VAC
Lamps 4 CFL (compact fluorescent lamps) purchased separately
Ballast In lamps
Mounting 5/8" (16 mm)
Dimensions Not Specified by manufacturer
Weight Not Specified by manufacturer
Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Impact4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter
     
    4.8

    (based on 16 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Attaches securely (10)
    • Durable (8)
    • Lightweight (8)
    • Good color value (4)
    • Good power output (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General purpose (10)
      • Indoors (10)
      • Low light (7)
      • Portraits (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (6), Semi-pro photographer (5), Pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (15)

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      5.0

      4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter

      By kmv

      from Colorado

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Good Color Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Low Light
        • Portraits

        Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

        Extra lighting

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        4socket adapter

        By Steve03

        from Stvtorma03

        Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

        Low price great value and is great for constant light source st

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        5.0

        Multiplication

        By David-eye

        from Texas Hill Country

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Special Events

          Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

          Great quality. Easy way to increase output.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Practical and inexpensive

          By nonombre

          from el paso

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Color Value
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Portraits
            • Product photography

            Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

            Got it for video, but great for product pics. A very easy to use setup. Need less light-use 3 or 2 lights. Need 4k light to blend with indoor background-use regular cfls and set camera to flourescent. Need daylight-use5k cfls-easy to find. Stuck on a tight budget-use umbrella. May get holder/lightbox later as it keeps light where you only want it and is easy to manage. Wish impact light boxes were more universal fitting, that way you don't have to haul a bunch of different fitting boxes..

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            • No

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            4.0

            Definitely Bright

            By thomas2384

            from Minnetonka

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors
              • Low Light

              Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

              I bought 2 of these to help brighten up my @ pictures on the cheap. It definitely did that, but they're awfully heavy. One's on a shop light with a flexible extender, and it can hardly hold the weight of all the bulbs on it. I'm also going to end up using some aluminum foil or something to direct the light. Having this in the socket on the fixture makes the bulbs stick out so far that the light goes everywhere. And the last thing is that this adapter has to be used on a fixture that fits its diameter. They doesn't list it on the listing, and of course I don't have it with me to post it here, but I tried to use one on a regular desk lamp, and it won't fit.Aside from all this, it does exactly what I want, and I would buy it again in a heartbeat. It's a heck of a lot cheaper than buying a whole lighting setup.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Worked perfect in my strobes

              By Dave

              from Virginia

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Well built

              Cons

              • No cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

              I used this fixture in my White Lightning strobes to replace the modeling light, now I can have continuos light or flash out of the same unit.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Good way to add more light!

              By Trevortdogr

              from Des Moines, IA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                I used this in a cheap softbox to add more light and tripled the light output. My softbox was not able to handle 4 bulbs and would flicker with 4, I was able to use 3 and it is a great impovement.

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                • No

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                5.0

                It works !!!

                By FR ImageMagic

                from NYC

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                    Using two of these, on separate light stands,with 45 watt fluorescent bulbs, both cluster of lights, close to each other, and in turn bounced from a single 60" white umbrella , I was able to capture beautiful dance video.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Awesome product

                    By Mandy

                    from Fairmont WV

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Good Color Value
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors
                      • Low Light
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                      I'm a photography student and I needed a little more wattage for my kit the teacher recommended this product as a cheap effective way to help, and it absolutely has.... It does not get in the way of my umbrellas and works exactly the way I needed it to :)

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      "fills the bill"

                      By Zeearteest

                      from Great Falls, MT

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors
                        • Low Light
                        • Night Time

                        Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                        I use the 4 socket adapters primarily for fill lighting when photographing large paintings. Coupled with a pair of umbrellas that I already had, this adapter allows a more balanced metering and more accurate representation of color in my work. It is also valuable as I can remove one or more lights when needed.

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                        5.0

                        Like this so much I'm buying another one

                        By Bonnie in Lords Valley

                        from Lords Valley, PA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attaches Securely
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors
                          • Low Light
                          • Portraits

                          Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                          I bought one to go into a softbox umbrella I had purchased awhile back. It fit perfectly and makes lots more light.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          works great

                          By mike

                          from Bourbonnais IL..

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attaches Securely
                          • Durable
                          • Good Color Value
                          • Lightweight
                          • Powerful

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use

                            Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                            I used it for a background light on a green screen. I only used three of the sockets because I didn't need the lower one but I shot 56 softball individuals and one clicked the background out easily.

                            great socket

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Am I glad I found this!

                            By Phil the Glassman

                            from El Segundo, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attaches Securely
                            • Durable
                            • Easily Installed
                            • inexpensive
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long-Lasting

                            Cons

                            • NONE

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                            I use this adapter to replace a single large, bulky and expensive 85 watt fluorescent bulb with four-26 watt readily available and much less expensive 5300K bulbs.

                            The adapter itself is very inexpensive, and it allows me to use my existing reflectors without modification. The adapter and bulbs fit nicely within the reflector that I've been using (the 85 watt bulb stuck out of the end)and with four bulbs installed, the light output is increased as well.

                            The build quality of the adapter looks good, and I just love the way that it works.

                            No nits to pick on this one---HIGHLY recommended!!!

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                            5.0

                            Great Adapter

                            By Djoni, D

                            from Elmhurst, New York

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors
                              • Low Light

                              Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                              Works Great as i was expected . Easy to use, inexpensive. Love it!

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Adapter

                              By Pik-ur-pikture

                              from Winnetka CA.

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Pros

                              • Attaches Securely
                              • Durable
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use
                                • Indoors
                                • Low Light
                                • Special Events

                                Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                                I got 4 of this and used it for photobooth lighting. Nice and neat construction.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Nice adaptor

                                By Martin Murphy

                                from NYC

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attaches Securely
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use

                                  Comments about Impact 4 Socket Fluorescent Adapter:

                                  Works Great. Simple device, I give it 5 stars because it works and it's very inexpensive.

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                                  • No

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