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InterfitStellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit
 
3.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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Pros

  • Good power output (4)
  • Good color value (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General purpose (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

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    4.0

    Strong Buzzing Sound!

    By SRV

    from Los Angeles

    About Me Pro Photographer

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          Comments about Interfit Stellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit:

          Make sure you are not buying the Interfit Light Bulbs.
          They make a strong buzzing sound and unusable for video productions in a controlled environment.

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          2.0

          Find Something Else

          By S. Fero

          from Minneapolis, MN

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Color Value
          • Powerful

          Cons

          • Bad Customer Support
          • Does Not Secure Properly
          • Flimsy
          • No Instruction Manual
          • Slow To Setup

          Best Uses

            Comments about Interfit Stellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit:

            At first I was really excited to get this light kit, but upon arrival to my home a few things I noticed were the poor design and that the item arrived damaged.

            The design to set up the softboxes and secure the metal poles are just a plain mess. I've never seen a design such as this in all my years of using softboxes. To secure the softbox to the metal structure and the speed rings is a complete disaster. There are these velco straps that you're supposed to wrap around the ends of the poles. They will pop out at random times during a shoot or just during setup. At first I thought that I'd just modify the setup myself to adjust for this weird design, but the item also arrived damaged. It's just a small part, but I had to contact Interfit directly to get them to send a replacement. They said they'd send one out, but they never did. Their customer service is almost non-existent. You have to leave a voicemail on some person's answering machine and hope they call you back. I've been working with them for weeks now and I'm trying to just send back the light kit to B & H because of this disaster. If it hadn't been for their terrible customer service I would have just kept the light kit and dealt with it.

            Oh, and if you're a begginner trying to get into photography, don't bother with this kit, there are no instructions. I'm pretty experience so I was able to figure it out after awhile, but come on. It's like 50 cents to print out a small booklet. Get it together Interfit.

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            2.0

            Mixed Bag of Uncertainty

            By Fero

            from Minneapolis, MN

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Pros

            • Good Color Value
            • Lightweight
            • Powerful

            Cons

            • Case Is Subpar And Flimsy
            • Hard To Setup
            • No Instructions
            • Odd Securing Of Parts

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Low Light
            • Night Time
            • Portraits

            Comments about Interfit Stellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit:

            First off, the kit arrived damaged. I'm hoping to resolve the issue with Interfit because it is a small plastic piece that was damaged in transit, but I've yet to hear back from them. The plastic piece probably costs them a dollar or two to ship/make so it would be nice if they could send me this piece so I am not forced to send the entire kit back to B & H.

            Second, the softboxes have the strangest way of securing the metal rods that give the box the rigidity to stay up. It's a odd set of velco straps instead of the standard triangle flaps in the corner of the reflecting fabric that you usually see on most softboxes. I'm not sure why this design was ever approved for sale, but I'll be making modifications to secure the rods properly as they easily slip out and come out of the softbox just on their own. I've set up many softboxes over the last few years so these velco straps are quite bizarre.

            Third, there are no instructions for setup. I am lucky enough to understand the how to setup softboxes from experience, but for beginners this might as well be impossible.

            Lastly, The lights work nice, it does the job, the speed ring, the lamps, etc, are all good. Although the bag that was included doesn't fit all the equipment as properly as I would like. Since the setup of the softbox is very awkward and weird I don't think this would be very good for those looking to travel with this kit.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great product and value!

            By SBP

            from Austin, TX

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

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                  Comments about Interfit Stellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit:

                  I am very pleased with this kit. I was glad to find a kit that included everything down to the lightbulbs! It is my first time using studio lighting and it was very easy to use. It provided great lighting inside. The value is hard to beat too!

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Soft Box Kit - Great Kit

                  By Smitty

                  from New Orleans, La.

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors

                    Comments about Interfit Stellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit:

                    Great soft box kit! Interfit is a great company. They packed the wrong head in the kit and are sending me a replacement right away. Overall good product!

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    A world of difference

                    By Novice

                    from Youngstown, OH

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

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                          Comments about Interfit Stellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit:

                          Being a novice at photography, these light boxes bring a professional touch to our product pictures.Quality of product is good, package gives a good value for what it helps deliver. Only negative is that there are no directions for assembly of the light boxes.

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                          5.0

                          Great Product!

                          By IgorDelNorte

                          from Albuquerque, NM

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attaches Securely
                          • Durable
                          • Long-Lasting
                          • Powerful

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Low Light
                            • Video

                            Comments about Interfit Stellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit:

                            This is first professional kit I bought. But it's worth it. Light is great with 1k :). Setup was easy as well. Everything looks very durable and reliable. Also I think it's great value as well. I checked other products but they are much more expensive.

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                            • No

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