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The Impact Compact Fluorescent Kit 1 provides a basic lighting setup that is ideal for anything from portraiture to products to video applications. The kit includes a wooden-handled, stay-cool umbrella socket that is compatible with lamps up to 500W, a daylight-balanced 105W screw-in fluorescent lamp, air-cushioned light stand and a high-output 43" beaded silver umbrella.
Impact Porcelain Socket with Adjustable Umbrella Mount (500W)
The Impact Porcelain Socket with Umbrella Mount (500W) is a cost effective way to utilize a wide variety of E26 (Edison) based lamps for photo or video work. Options include simple household lamps as well as photoflood and quartz halogen bulbs. This highly versatile product has an adjustable metal mount with a 5/8" receiver for light stands and an 8mm umbrella receptacle. The Floodlight Socket tilts and locks in place at the desired angle by grasping the stay-cool wooden handle and releasing the locking knob. Lamps up to 500W won't melt the ceramic base which is impervious to heat. The socket also accepts screw-on reflectors of various sizes.
High-heat ceramic socket won't melt like plastic sockets
Supports 500W bulbs maximum
Wooden control handle stays cool
Accepts screw-on aluminum reflectors
10' 3-prong AC power cord with inline switch
Built-in adjustable umbrella mount
Impact Air-cushioned Light Stand (Black, 8')
This aluminum 8' Impact Air-cushioned Light Stand is 4-section light support with sure-twist section locks.
If you forget to tighten any section with your light mounted, the light slowly descends, thanks to the air-cushioned action. This useful feature saves equipment and fingers from harm during busy photo sessions.
Protects equipment from impact damage.
Will fit easily into most location cases.
Eases positioning of heavy lights
Available as accessories
Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp (105W / 120V)
This 105-watt 120-volt Eiko Spiral Fluorescent Lamp is an E26 base bulb with a color temperature of 5,000K and a CRI (color rendering index) of 82. The lamp has an average life of 8,000 hours. This lamp is not for use with dimmers, electronic timers, photocells, totally enclosed fixtures, motion/occupancy sensors, or where directly exposed to water.
Impact Umbrella - Beaded Silver - 43"
This is a 43" umbrella with a beaded silver reflective surface. It will intensify and slightly soften the light output of a strobe light fixture.
Umbrellas soften, broaden, and diminish the light output of flash light source. Umbrellas with a white interior will soften and weaken light more than an umbrella with a silver lining. A white umbrella without a black backing may also be used as a makeshift softbox, although the use of the light will not be as efficient as with a lightbox.
Choosing umbrella size is determined by the size of the subject, and the strength of the light supply being used. Choosing an umbrella surface is as subjective as choosing a paint and brush.
Softens and broadens the light output of any strobe of medium wattage