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InterfitStellar X Solarlite Two-Softbox (Medium) Kit
 
3.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

No 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

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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    • No

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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

    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

      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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      • No

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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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