Genaray 36" Soft Strip LED Light

Genaray Hex Lighting 36" Soft Strip 6-Light Pro Kit with C-Stands

Genaray Hex Lighting 36" Soft Strip 6-Light Pro Kit with C-Stands

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Product Highlights

  • 6 x Soft Strip 36" LED Light
  • 60-Degree Beam Spread, 2 x AC Adapters
  • 5600K Daylight Color
  • CRI 95, TLCI 98.3
  • 6 x Dimmer Control Boxes with V-Mounts
  • 4 x Turtle Base C-Stand,:10.75' and 6'
  • 1 x Impact Boom Arm, 7.2'
  • 7 x Orange Sandbags, Filled, 15 lb
  • 2 x End-Jaw Vise Grips
  • 1 x Junior to Baby Pin Adapter
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Stand Style: C-Stand

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Additional Features: Boom and Clamps

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Genaray Soft Strip Overview

  • 1Description

B&H put together this Hex Lighting 36" Soft Strip 6-Light Pro Kit with C-Stands to offer image makers a way to create a signature look with the help of this unique source. The kit includes six 36" Soft Strip LED Lights that are 5600K and have a CRI of 95 and a TLCI of 98.3. Each strip light has an AC adapter and a dimmer control box with a V-mount battery plate. There are three 10.75' and one 6' C-stands with removable turtle bases included for four of the lights. The other two lights can be clamped nearly anywhere with the kit's End-Jaw Vise Grips. Alternatively, you can mount one of the lights on the provided 7.2' boom by using the kit's 5/8" to 1-1/8" adapter, allowing you to mount a light directly onto a separate turtle base for low angle lighting. Seven, filled, saddle-type, 15-pound sandbags are included to stabilize the stands with the fixtures.

  • 6 x Genaray 36" Soft Strip LED Light

    Offering 256 bright LEDs with a soft wrap-around quality thanks to its long, narrow form factor, the 36" long Soft Strip LED Light from Genaray is a versatile fixture with features easy to use in the studio or on location. The light has color temperature that's a solid, daylight-balanced 5600K with a high CRI/TLCI rating of 95/98.3, an indicator of precise color rendering. Light intensity is conveniently variable from 10 to 100% without flicker, avoiding moving the fixture back and forth to achieve the desired illumination level. The SSL-36 runs barely warm to the touch, allowing you to work close to the subject without causing discomfort or hot light hazards. The power-saving light produces an output of 977 lux at 3.3' while consuming just 56W of power, ensuring a fast return on investment.

    The long, narrow fixture can be used vertically or horizontally. In vertical orientation, the SSL-36 is ideal for use as a sidelight or for dramatic lighting. It also creates long, elegant reflections when shooting products. It horizontal mode, the light has a wrap-around quality with appealing falloff at the top and bottom of the frame. Another use is overhead as a hairlight.

    The SSL-36 has a beam angle coverage of 60 degrees which can be modified and controlled by its 2-way barndoors. The fixture comes with a multi-voltage adapter that makes it ready for world use, but it can also run on optional V-mount batteries when AC power is unavailable. A case is included to store and transport the light.

    Horizontal or Vertical Orientation
    The long, thin form factor gives a wrap-around quality when used horizontally. Used vertically, it's well-suited for a sidelight or for lighting objects and casting a long, elegant reflection.
    2-Way Barndoors
    This simple but effective modifier allows you to swing one or more leaves into the light's beam for selective lighting of your subject.
    Lollipop Mount
    The mount incorporates a ball head attachment that allows fine-tuning of the light's positioning.
    AC or Optional Battery Power
    The SSL-36 ships with a multi-voltage 100-240 VAC power supply but it can also run on V-mount batteries when mains power is unavailable.
    Even Illumination
    The SSL-36 provides even illumination along its 36-inch length, without noticeable hot spots. When shooting full-length portraits or group shots, this fixture bathes your subjects in soft and diffuse wraparound light without multiple shadows.
    Cool Running
    The SSL-36 runs barely warm to the touch allowing you to work close to your subject without discomfort and without losing time waiting for the fixture to cool down.
    Dimming
    The light features 10 to 100% dimming to adjust the output without moving the fixture back and forth.
    Dead Quiet Operation
    The light's fanless convection cooling is a valuable asset in sound-sensitive environments.
    UPC: 855193007349
  • 3 x Impact Turtle Base C-Stand - 10.75' (Chrome)

    This Impact Turtle Base C Stand features a detachable base with twist and release locking legs that are easily removed to facilitate transportation or to replace the riser with an alternate size. A light head can be mounted to the base directly with the aid of a stand adapter.

    The base allows individual legs to be set at any angle, and can be positioned in locations not possible with standard designed stands.

    Fold Away Legs and Removable Base
    This stand features twist and release locking legs with unique mounts which are easy to fold or replace. The base detaches from the riser for easy packing.
    Quick Setup
    This stand sets up easily in a matter of seconds.
    Durable Finish
    This stand is suitable for all weather conditions.
    UPC: 847628012028
  • Impact Boom Arm (Chrome-plated, 86")

    Designed for overhead lighting, this chrome-plated steel Boom Arm from Impact telescopes from 46 - 86" and supports up to 8 lb at maximum extension. Features include a ratcheting pivot clamp handle and rubber-coated section above its counterweight hook for comfortable, secure height adjustment. The boom has a 5/8" receiver and is an ideal match for heavy duty wheeled stands like Impact's LSP-SW10 9.5' Steel Roller.

    Use and Construction
  • Heavy duty steel construction
  • Adjustable pivot clamp with ratcheting handle for easy and secure positioning
  • Ideal for overhead use of lighting fixtures
  • UPC: 847628568716
  • 3 x Impact Turtle Base C-Stand (Chrome-plated, 5.9')

    This chrome-plated, 5.9' Impact Turtle Base C-Stand features a patented locking mechanism that allows the legs to swing out and lock into place for easy setup and collapse flat for storage. The stand has a low center of gravity which allows mounting of heavy equipment without tipping. The legs are perfectly shaped for saddlebag-type sandbags. A light head can be mounted to the base directly with the aid of an optional stand adapter. The base allows individual legs to be set at any angle, and can be positioned in locations not possible with standard design stands.

    Fold Away Legs and Removable Base
    This stand features twist and release locking legs with unique mounts which are easy to fold or replace. The base detaches from the riser for easy packing.
    Quick Setup
    This stand sets up easily in a matter of seconds.
    Durable Finish
    This stand is suitable for all weather conditions.
    UPC: 847628554320
  • 7 x Impact Filled Saddle Sandbag (15 lb, Orange)

    Made of thick, weather- and water-resistant Cordura nylon, the 15 lb Impact Filled Orange Saddle Sandbag is a staple in studios or on location for stabilizing light stands, booms, tripods, and backgrounds. The bag features rugged and durable assembly throughout. A double-zipper design is employed for safe containment and removal of the sand, as well as a webbed handle for hanging or moving.

    Saddle-Style Sandbag
    The two-winged saddle sandbag is designed to conform to studio equipment such as light stands, tripods, backgrounds, or any other equipment that needs support and stabilization
    Sturdy Handles
    Strong top and bottom handles made with nylon webbing offer options for providing a counterweight to boom arms and make transporting the sandbag easy
    Weather and Water Resistant
    The thick Cordura fabric stands up to the elements and keeps the contents dry
    Double-Zipper Design
    The double-zipper design ensures that the contents of the bag do not spill out
    UPC: 847628589971
  • 2 x Impact 2.0" End Jaw Vise Grip

    The Impact 2.0" End Jaw Vise Grip is a fast way to mount a light or accessory with a 5/8" Baby receiver to pipe or other tubular support up to 2.0" in diameter. The Vise Grip's shaft is made of chrome-plated steel and its aluminum alloy jaws are rubber padded to protect mounting surfaces from damage.

    UPC: 847628556171
  • Impact CA-106 Junior to Baby Pin Adapter

    The Impact CA-106 Junior to Baby Pin Adapter fits into heavy duty aluminum or steel light stands with combo heads or the turtle base of a C-Stand and can be used with other grip accessories as a baby or junior stud. Either end of the adapter will allow use of lights or accessories with baby or junior receivers.

    UPC: 847628539068
  • 6 x Genaray 36" Soft Strip LED Light
    Light Fixture
    Beam Angle 60°
    Color Temperature 5600K
    Color Accuracy Standard CRI 95
    TLCI 98.3
    Cooling System Passive
    Dimming Yes, 10 to 100% (Continuous)
    Display None
    Housing Material Metal
    Photometrics 91 fc / 979.2 lux at 3.28' / 1 m
    Number of LEDs 256 (Daylight)
    Expected Lamp Life 50000 Hours
    Fixture Dimensions Overall: 37.6 x 4.2 x 1.9" / 95.5 x 10.7 x 4.8 cm
    Fixture Weight 6.4 lb / 2.90 kg
    Connectors
    Battery Plate 1 x V-Mount
    Mounting
    Fixture Mount 5/8" Receiver
    Accessory Mount None
    Remote Operation
    Remote Control Type None
    Power
    AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Power Source AC Adapter, External Battery
    Max Power Consumption 56 W
    Power Pass-Thru None
    Cable
    Cable Length 36" / 91.44 cm
    Power Supply
    Power Supply Output 15 VDC, 5 A
    Power Supply Dimensions 1.5 x 2.9 x 5.9" / 3.8 x 7.4 x 15.0 cm
    Power Supply Weight 0.9 lb / 0.41 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 40.0 x 5.1 x 5.1"
  • 3 x Impact Turtle Base C-Stand - 10.75' (Chrome)
    Load Capacity 22 lb / 10 kg
    Mounting Options 5/8" Stud
    Maximum Working Height 10.8' / 3.3 m
    Minimum Working Height 4.8' / 1.5 m
    Collapsed Height 4.8' / 1.5 m
    Footprint Diameter 37" / 94 cm
    Accepts Wheels No
    Air Cushioned No
    Detachable Base Yes
    Leveling Leg No
    Reverse Legs No
    Finish Chrome
    Weight 19.8 lb / 9.0 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 53.0 x 14.0 x 3.0"
  • Impact Boom Arm (Chrome-plated, 86")
    Construction Chrome-plated steel
    Length Minimum extension: 46" (117 cm)
    Maximum extension: 86" (218 cm)
    Load Capacity At maximum extension: 8.0 lb (3.6 kg)
    Mount 5/8" (16 mm) Receiver
    Weight 7.05 lb (3.2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 49.0 x 6.5 x 5.5"
  • 3 x Impact Turtle Base C-Stand (Chrome-plated, 5.9')
    Load Capacity 22 lb / 10 kg
    Mounting Options 5/8" Stud
    Number of Sections 2
    Maximum Working Height 5.9' / 1.8 m
    Minimum Working Height 3.3' / 1 m
    Collapsed Height 3.3' / 1 m
    Footprint Diameter 39.3" / 100 cm
    Accepts Wheels No
    Air Cushioned No
    Detachable Base Yes
    Leveling Leg No
    Reverse Legs No
    Finish Chrome
    Material Steel
    Weight 17.0 lb / 7.7 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 33.5 x 14.0 x 3.2"
  • 7 x Impact Filled Saddle Sandbag (15 lb, Orange)
    Design Saddle Bag
    Weight Capacity 15 lb / 6.8 kg
    Number of Bags 1
    Fill Material Sand
    Closure Type Zipper
    Water Resistance Water Resistant
    Material Nylon
    Dimensions (L x W) 17.8 x 11.0" / 45.0 x 28.0 cm
    Strap Width 1.5" / 4.0 cm
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.5 x 10.5 x 8.0"
  • 2 x Impact 2.0" End Jaw Vise Grip
    Clamp Type Vise
    Jaw Shape Flat, Round
    Jaw Opening 2.0 " / 5.0  cm
    Mount Type 1 x 5/8" Stud
    Material Aluminum, Steel
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    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 4.0 x 3.8"
  • Impact CA-106 Junior to Baby Pin Adapter
    Construction Zinc-plated steel
    Mount 1 1/8" (28 mm) and 5/8" (16 mm) spigots
    Weight 1.37 lb (0.62 kg)
    Packaging Infoyxzdubqufqvr
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.15 x 12.7 x 1.35"

Genaray Soft Strip Reviews

Hex Lighting 36" Soft Strip 6-Light Pro Kit with C-Stands is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than expected I wanted to replace to old softbox lights that I use for educational videos, bought two of these Genaray 36" soft strip light, ( instead to a DIY LED from Home Depot). I have done two sessions, and just love these lights, for me, great quality of light, ( 5600K) and very nice consistency. The build is excellent, the bar doors work well, and candidly there is a sense of overall quality and design that one gets when using the product.
Date published: 2018-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Creative Lighting and Catch lights So far this light has been great, high quality light color and bright output. The build is solid and I always appreciate when a light comes with a case. It fits everything you need so thats a plus. The mounting arm (lollipop) allows you to angle the light how you need it so it gets way more useful then just tilting it up or down. The barn doors are there, the diffusion is there so all you need is a V-mount battery and you are good for on the go shooting. This sounds small but I really like the way the power brick clips on the V-mount adaptor. This eliminates having the power brick dangling when using AC power. If you have two of these, you can really use these in a creative way for portraits or video. You can use it a more traditional way or you can get creative and get really unique catch lights with portraits or get a really nice stylized background for music videos. This light gets an A++. If you get one I would suggest getting a set. Having two will open up a lot more possibilities.
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from outstanding quality, nice controls, battery options I had very good experience with the 500W Genaray Daylight LED lights, so these lights looked like a good replacement for the bulky soft boxes i was using. These 36" soft strip LED lights are really excellent, they exceeded my expectations, I use them for lighting subjects as well as a green screen,
Date published: 2018-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Ton Of Light From Subtle To Extreme So once again I am floored by the outstanding quality of Genaray lights. Like the other reviewer said here, it comes with a bag like many of Genaray's lights which is a bonus for travel. Just unboxing and opening this light I was sold on it before I even plugged it in. You see and feel the quality on this unit. Heavy solid construction, nothing overlooked when it comes to durability, ease of use and also safety (as it's quite heavy) I have not used a Lollipop mount to this point and was surprised how easy it was to assemble and adjust. The light can be practically spun in 360 degrees when it comes to mounting and positioning it. Like other Genaray lights I own, variable output from 10% to 100% is the same here. A little light or see me from outer space light, the Genaray 36" Soft Strip Led light will get the job done again and again. My 1st try using the light was positioned high up on a sturdy light stand (you'll want a solid stand for this light, again, it's fairly heavy). Probably about 7 feet in the air, in a horizontal position. I used this to illuminate my green screen background and it did it perfectly and my chromakey work has never been easier! I agree with the other review here too on a couple points: - good for both video and creative portrait work - getting a second one to use as a pair is something that would be a good investment and will yield stunning results. The only negative I will say is why did it take me so long to discover Genaray? I am a musician as well as a photographer & video creator. I value my Genaray lights as much as I do my most expensive musical instruments. And just like those instruments when I do a job, I know I can count on them. And when it comes to my lighting needs, I know I can count on Genaray. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2018-08-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful wrapping or directional light This is a great light to add to a kit of various LED lighting tools. I did not give it a 5-star because the power supply is a bit awkward. Once you understand why it was designed the way it is, it make sense, but the engineers solution is not what you find on other LED lights.
Date published: 2019-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Soft Light in Price Range This light is bright, soft, well built, works off a V-mount and comes with a lollipop mount, barn doors and decent carrying case. For $200 youre looking at the poor mans version of an ARRI SkyPanel S60 (minus a bunch of color features), but the ARRI is almost $6,000. I have 2 of them and for interviews or anything narrative where you dont need a ton of light (2k or more tungsten equivalent) these do the trick. Genaray, if youre reading this, wed love a version with RGB included.
Date published: 2019-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great versatile lighting! I picked one of these up when it was on sale just to give it a try since I was looking for some good continuous lighting. I must say this light offers a great variation between subtle and powerful light that seems to always be nice and soft. The barn doors let you do some really creative shots that can be altered by rotating the light in vertical, horizontal, and diagonal positions.
Date published: 2019-03-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Im Impressed Ive been using the lights for about two months now. Ive held off on reviewing them because I wanted to get a good feel for them first. I now feel confident saying that Im happy with my purchase. I would give them five stars if not for a few areas where I feel like they could improve, which Ill go into below. I am a professional videographer, doing mostly marketing work for local tv stations. Long story short, I needed to build my departments video equipment from the ground up and needed something good, versatile, and affordable. I couldnt spend thousands on one kinoflo but Ive also used cheap LED kits and been underwhelmed with them. I needed something solidly in the middle. Here are some of my observations in no particular order: PROS: 1. Build quality - pretty solid. I dont feel like its going to fall apart or suddenly break. I dont know how to quantify this. It just feels like a good build. 2. Weight - The specs say 6.4 lb / 2.90 kg. Its hard to know what that means until you pick it up. Im not a big guy and I have no problem picking it up to mount it on a C-stand. That said, I highly recommend C-stands for these lights or at least a heavier duty stand. I would not feel comfortable at all having this on some of those cheaper, fold-up stands. C-stands and sandbags are your friends. Also, I feel confident that if I needed to do light someone while they walked, I could hold it up overhead and walk with them for a take (30 seconds or so) without killing my arms. The bigger challenge there would be how to manage the battery back, which is separate from the fixture itself. 3. Light Output- Nice and soft. Decently bright. Youre not going to blind anyone and in outdoor situations, youd need multiple to make a noticeable difference, but theyre plenty bright enough for indoor settings. I bought four of them to light four-person teams and its perfect. Maybe I could use one more for more backlight, but hey, its fine. For how I use them, mostly lighting on-air talent in a controlled environment, they work really well. 4. Lollipop mount - Im a big fan. It connects solidly and provides a large range of motion. 5. Battery life - Maybe this says more about the batteries than the light, but Im using them with the recommended Dracast V-Mount Batteries. Ive shot for several hours on one battery and have yet to have one die on me. I cant say how long they last but its been enough for me so far. 6. Set up - Fairly easy and quick. These are going to take a little more time to set up than others, but theyve been worth it to me. I think it took me 20 minutes to set up four of them by myself. So like 5 minutes per light? Ok, so CONS. 1. The connectors - Theyre all plastic and feel a little cheap compared to the rest of the fixture. I would have loved this to be a higher-quality, metal connector. That said, Ive had zero issues with them. Im just concerned about longevity. 2. The battery pack - Like I said, the battery pack is a separate piece that connects to the fixture via a cord. This pack has a *plastic* loop which allows you to hang it on your stand. I dont know what I think about this. I wish there was at least an option to connect the battery directly to the fixture like other LID lights. 3. Color Temperature - Daylight balanced. Not bi-color. I knew this before purchasing so it wasnt a surprise. I bought some CTO gels, some clips and boom, tungsten. Its a couple extra minutes of set up and an added expense, but not being bi-color helps keep the price down, Im sure. So it probably balances out. I guess thats it. I would give it 5 stars if it werent for those little issues. Overall, I really like these lights. Theyve elevated the quality of my video work and Ive gotten a lot of compliments on how everyone looks on camera.
Date published: 2019-04-26
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the 6 light pack says it only comes with 2 ac ...

the 6 light pack says it only comes with 2 ac adapters. I am hoping this is wrong and it comes with 6. Is this the case or do I still need 4 more ac adapters?
Asked by: Michael
The kit options for this light will come with one AC adapter per light.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-04-18

does this come with carrying case pictured in ...

does this come with carrying case pictured in description?
Asked by: Brian
Yes
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-01-25

what it the light stand the video guy is using ...

what it the light stand the video guy is using for the over head placement. I want to purchase this as well Looks like some type of boom arm with a weight.?
Asked by: Audrey
We've got a boom and it works with a decent size counterweight. Can't tell you which one the guy in the video is using, sorry. You'd need a solid boom.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-02-26

Is the power enough to go with at least 1/150th ...

Is the power enough to go with at least 1/150th second, ISO 200 and f4 in lets say half a meter distance to minimize/cut the ambient light?. thank you,
Asked by: Hooman
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