Westcott Rapid Box Switch Octa-M Softbox (36")

BH #WE2522 • MFR #2522
Westcott Rapid Box Switch Octa-M Softbox (36")
Key Features
  • For Speedlights and Strobes
  • 13 Inserts for Different Brands
  • Removable Inner Baffle & Front Diffuser
  • Durable Metal Framework
As the name "Switch" hints, Westcott has introduced a line of softboxes designed for setup and rapid swapping out of different brands of strobes and speedlights in seconds. The 36" Rapid Box Switch Octa-M Softbox is a good choice for use in the studio or on location for head and shoulders portraits, fashion, advertising, or corporate work. The large surface area of the softbox gives its output a wraparound quality especially when used close up. Another benefit is the reflection of natural-looking catchlights in your subject's eyes. As indicated in the name, the softbox has a basic ring to hold it together, but instead of full speed rings, 13 "inserts" are available and are required for a speedlight or specific brand of strobe. The quick release thumb-lock on the Rapid Box Switch ensures the security of your light. Besides the benefit of speed, the softbox is structurally sound with durable metal framework, heat-resistant fabric, and a reflective silver interior that maximizes your light source's output. The Rapid Box Switch Octa's diffusion material has also been thoroughly tested and found to be neutral, ensuring a true rendition of color. A carry case is included for storage and transport.
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Westcott Switch Octa-M Overview

As the name "Switch" hints, Westcott has introduced a line of softboxes designed for setup and rapid swapping out of different brands of strobes and speedlights in seconds. The 36" Rapid Box Switch Octa-M Softbox is a good choice for use in the studio or on location for head and shoulders portraits, fashion, advertising, or corporate work. The large surface area of the softbox gives its output a wraparound quality especially when used close up. Another benefit is the reflection of natural-looking catchlights in your subject's eyes. As indicated in the name, the softbox has a basic ring to hold it together, but instead of full speed rings, 13 "inserts" are available and are required for a speedlight or specific brand of strobe. The quick release thumb-lock on the Rapid Box Switch ensures the security of your light. Besides the benefit of speed, the softbox is structurally sound with durable metal framework, heat-resistant fabric, and a reflective silver interior that maximizes your light source's output. The Rapid Box Switch Octa's diffusion material has also been thoroughly tested and found to be neutral, ensuring a true rendition of color. A carry case is included for storage and transport.

UPC: 812735028149

Westcott Switch Octa-M Specs

ShapeOctagon
Interior ColorSilver
Requires Speed RingSpeed Ring Required (Not Included)
Accepts GridsYes
Removable Front FaceYes
Removable Interior BaffleYes
Light LossNone
Quick Open TypeUmbrella Style
Rectangular DimensionsW: 36.0 x H: 36.0 x D: 17.8" / W: 91.4 x H: 91.4 x D: 45.1 cm (Open)
Weight2.25 lb / 1.02 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)28.7 x 6.5 x 6.5"
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