Chimera Lantern and Standard Light Boom Kit

Chimera Lantern and Standard Light Boom Kit

Chimera Lantern and Standard Light Boom Kit

B&H # CH1840 MFR # 1840
Chimera Lantern and Standard Light Boom Kit

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  • Large Pancake Lantern
  • Standard Boom with Counterweight
  • Triolet Mogul Base with QR Speed Ring
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  • 1Description

The Lantern and Standard Light Boom Kit from Chimera includes a Large Pancake Lantern, a Triolet Lamp Base, and a Standard Light Boom with counterweight bags.

The Lantern is a 48" square light source with a half dome profile that can be used overhead to light an entire room. The lantern also comes with a skirt that can be rolled down on any or all of the four sides for dramatic lighting effects. The Triolet is an ideal mate for the lantern. The mogul socket comes with an E26 Edison base adapter with a 1,000W rating attached to a quick release speed ring that takes minutes to mount to the lantern. Offering 360 degrees of unlimited light angle and directional control and a 6' reach, all of the boom's angle movements are controlled by a handle at the pivot point. It comes with two empty counterweight bags capable of holding up to 15 lb total of lead shot.

  • Standard Light Boom

    The Standard Light Boom from Chimera offers a quick and easy way to position a light, particularly overhead lights with softboxes. Operating like a small jib arm, the Light Boom provides 72" of reach and features a 360° rotating head extension for angle adjustment. A single handle on the head extension is used to control all movements. The Light Boom features a combo baby/junior pin receiver for mounting to stands and accepts light fixtures that mount on a 5/8" baby pin (hex-sided). For balancing your light, the pole features a sliding counterweight system, with two empty counterweight bags included, capable of holding of to 15 lb.

    • 18" head extension at the end of the boom offers 360° of rotation for light angle adjustment
    • All angle movements controlled by a convenient handle at the head pivot point
    • Sliding counterweight system adjusts for different sizes of lights and boxes
    • Self-arresting movement
    • Minimized length of counterweight section for use in smaller sized studios
    • The boom assembles in less than five minutes and requires no tools
    • 5/8" baby pin for light attachment
    • Combo baby/junior pin receiver for stand mounting
    UPC: 845077038002
  • Triolet Mogul Base Flood Light with Quick Release Speed Ring (120 VAC)

    The Chimera Triolet Mogul Base Flood Light accepts Mogul base bulbs up to 1000 watts. The included screw-in adapter may be used for household bulbs. There is an optional 2-pin adapter for halogen bulbs up to 1000 watts.

    This is a fixture designed for use with 120 VAC current. It has an Edison grounded plug and in-line switch. Its speed ring adapter is designed for rectangular, heat-resistant softboxes. An optional protective glass dome is available, but limits halogen use to 650 watts.

    Broad, Omni-Directional Light
    Compatible with light banks, lanterns, or without a modifier for a bare-bulb light effect.
  • May be used with a Chimera Lantern, or VideoPro series softbox.
  • Also compatible with the Photoflex Silverdome or Westcott FV2 series heat resistant softboxes.
  • Stand Adapter
    Comes equipped with the Chimera Single Axis Stand Adapter which allows tilt and swivel of the fixture.
    UPC: 845077099300
  • Pancake Lantern with Skirt (Large, Full Diffusion)

    Create a soft 180° light source ideal for overhead lighting with the large Pancake Lantern from Chimera. This model measures 48" in diameter with a depth of 19" and has a flat top that makes it easy to place near a ceiling. Also, this model has a full diffusion cloth and comes with a skirt that features adjustable zippers and touch-tab fasteners so it can be rolled up for control over the light's spread. This lantern is designed for fixtures with wide beam angles or bare-bulb lights and it has a heat-resistant construction that permits the use of lights up to 2000W. Additionally, it comes with a zippered storage sack and it works with a range of separately available speed rings for attaching to your lights.

    UPC: 845077018707
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • 18" Extension
  • 2 x Counterweight Bags
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Single Axis Stand Adapter
  • 9890QR Quick Release Speed Ring
  • 5.0' Attached Power Cord, In-Line Switch, 120V Edison Plug
  • E26 Household Screw-In Adapter
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Support Poles
  • Skirt
  • Storage Sack
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Standard Light Boom
    Load Capacity 15 lb (6.5 kg)
    Boom Length 72" (183 cm) with 18" (45.7 cm) extension
    Pivot ±75°
    Mount Stand: Combo baby/junior pin receiver
    Light Mount: 5/8" (16 mm) baby pin (hex-sided)
    Length 8.5' (2.9 m)
    Weight 16 lb (7.3 kg) without counterweight
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 58.0 x 11.0 x 6.5"
  • Triolet Mogul Base Flood Light with Quick Release Speed Ring (120 VAC)
    Rating 500, 650 or 1000 W, 120 VAC
    Socket (Lampholder) E39 Mogul screw base
    Lens (Condenser) Not Applicable
    Reflector (Mirror) Not Applicable
    Mounting Baby (5/8")
    Yoke Not Applicable
    Cable Attached 15" / 38.1 cm power cord with in-line switch, Edison plug
    Focusing Not Applicable
    Weight 2.9 lb / 1.3 kg (without ring)
    Dimensions 5.25 x 2.5" / 13.3 x 6.3 cm (housing)
    (not including 1.75" / 4.4 cm bottom mounting stud)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.0 x 9.6 x 9.6"
  • Pancake Lantern with Skirt (Large, Full Diffusion)
    Shape Rounded
    Size 48" / 122 cm
    Depth 19" / 48 cm
    Maximum Wattage 2000 W
    Removable Front Face No
    Removable Interior Baffle No
    Accepts Grids No
    Requires Speed Ring Yes, separately available
    Packaging Infotyqxcaxvrr
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 39.8 x 6.35 x 6.1"

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