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Nanlite Para 120 Quick-Open Softbox with Bowens Mount (47")

BH #NASBPR120Q • MFR #SB-PR-120-Q
Nanlite Para 120 Quick-Open Softbox with Bowens Mount (47")
Key Features
  • Silver Interior, 1- and 2-Stop Diffusers
  • Soft Yet Crisp Output
  • Fast Setup via Spring-Loaded Rod Locks
  • Sharp Falloff for Directional Control
Ideal for portraits or fashion, the 47" Para 120 Quick-Open Softbox with Bowens Mount from Nanlite is a 16-sided light shaper offering a soft, focused output. It has a punchy, crisp edge to lend dimension and detail to your subject and produces natural-looking catchlights in their eyes. The unique 29" depth of the modifier renders significant falloff at the field edge and therefore an enhanced degree of directional control, decreased spill light, and easy feathering. The Parabolic Softbox comes with 1- and 2-stop front diffusers that can be used together, one at a time, or not at all to achieve different levels of contrast. A Bowens Type-S speed ring is included and a carrying bag is also included for storage and transport.
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Diameter
35"
47"
59"
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Nanlite Para 120 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Control and Shape Light
  • 3Multiple Diffusion Options
  • 4Bowens-Style Speed Ring
  • 5Fast Setup and Break Down
  • 6Accepts Optional Fabric Grids

Ideal for portraits or fashion, the 47" Para 120 Quick-Open Softbox with Bowens Mount from Nanlite is a 16-sided light shaper offering a soft, focused output. It has a punchy, crisp edge to lend dimension and detail to your subject and produces natural-looking catchlights in their eyes. The unique 29" depth of the modifier renders significant falloff at the field edge and therefore an enhanced degree of directional control, decreased spill light, and easy feathering. The Parabolic Softbox comes with 1- and 2-stop front diffusers that can be used together, one at a time, or not at all to achieve different levels of contrast. A Bowens Type-S speed ring is included and a carrying bag is also included for storage and transport.

Control and Shape Light
The Para 120's reflective silver interior maximizes light output while the removable front diffuser softens it and reduces contrast. The parabolic shape creates even lighting with a wraparound quality and natural-looking catchlights. Its depth produces a focused light with increased directional control, minimal spill light, and significant falloff.
Multiple Diffusion Options
Nanlite provides both 1- and 2-stop front diffusers to enable even more adjustment of light quality. The Para 120 turns into a large reflector that will output high-contrast light when neither of the diffusers are used.
Bowens-Style Speed Ring
Created to be compatible with Nanlite's Forza Series LEDs, the Para 120 includes a Bowen speed ring. This near-universal light modifier mount expands compatibility with an extensive range of LED, strobe, and constant light sources.
Fast Setup and Break Down
Nanlite Forza LEDs are ready at a moment's notice, so their softboxes should be too. This softbox utilizes a quick-open speed ring with spring-loaded rod locks. Quickly snap the rods into place to set up the softbox and then release them at the touch of a button to break down.
Accepts Optional Fabric Grids
To acheive more control of light spill and directionality, an optional fabric grid can be mounted via touch-fasteners. The fabric grid narrows the beam angle to 60 degrees and concentrates the light's beam forward. The fabric grid is sold separately.

Nanlite Para 120 Specs

Key Specs
Item Type
47" Parabolic Softbox (16-Sided Hexadecagon Shape)
Interior Color
Silver
Light Compatibility
Includes Speed Ring with Bowens S Mount
Accepts Grids
Yes (Not Included)
Interior Color
Silver
Light Compatibility
Includes Speed Ring with Bowens S Mount
Quick Open Type
Click/Locking Type
Accepts Grids
Yes (Not Included)
Removable Front Face
Yes
Interior Baffle
Yes
Light Loss/Gain
No
Materials
Fabric
Dimensions
ø: 47 x H: 29" / ø: 1.2 x H: 0.7 m (Open)
Weight
4.1 lb / 1.9 kg (without Case)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
41.25 x 8.5 x 8.38"

Nanlite Para 120 Reviews

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The description doesn't list an internal baffle ...

The description doesn't list an internal baffle that can be mounted closer to the source. Doesn't this make for a hot spot?
Asked by: michael
The Nanlite Para 120 Quick-Open Softbox with Bowens Mount (47") BH #NASBPR120Q is a deep parabolic it is designed to be punchier and have a more focused light.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2023-10-12

Someone asked if its a quick setup or ...

Someone asked if its a quick setup or traditional. but in the title it says quick open. so which is it? do you have to put the rods in the ring or are the rods already attached to the ring?
Asked by: jason
Fast Setup via Spring-Loaded Rod Locks
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-12-15

I have 102 speedotron lights will my soft box ...

I have 102 speedotron lights will my soft box adapters fit ??
Asked by: julio
No, the Nanlite Para 120 Quick-Open Softbox with Bowens Mount (47") has a Bowens mount and the speedring is not interchangeable with another.
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2022-04-26

What is the length of the nanlite para 120 quick ...

What is the length of the nanlite para 120 quick open when folded for transport?
Asked by: Zachary
approximately 38"
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-10-21

Is this bowen Mount?

Is this bowen Mount?
Asked by: Nestor
Yes, the following unit is a Bowens mount unit.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-04-26

Is there an egg crate diffuser for this soft box?

Is there an egg crate diffuser for this soft box?
Asked by: Anonymous
This is the grid for it. https://bhpho.to/3hI0zOm
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2021-05-21

Is this a quick setup like the aputure light dome ...

Is this a quick setup like the aputure light dome ii, or is it the traditional style of fitting each rod individually?
Asked by: Jeff
Each rod would be fitted into their respective rod points on the speed ring.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-08-23
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