Kino Flo True Match Compact Lamp - 55W/5500K - 21"

Kino Flo True Match Compact Fluorescent Lamp - 55 Watts/5500K - 21"

Kino Flo True Match Compact Fluorescent Lamp - 55 Watts/5500K - 21"

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Kino Flo 55C-K55 overview

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Kino Flo True Match, 21" Compact, single ended 55 watt 5500°K fluorescent lamp.

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Kino Flo 55C-K55 specs

Code F55/QFL
Bulb Type T5
Base Type 2G11
Lumens 2800
Wattage 55 W
Color Temperature 5500K
Bulb Color None
Color Accuracy Standard CRI 95
Maximum Overall Length (MOL) 21.0" / 53.3 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.456 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 23.0 x 1.7 x 1.0"

Kino Flo 55C-K55 reviews

True Match Compact Lamp - 55W/5500K - 21" is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 62.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Bright and Color Accurate! I use Kino Lamps in my own fixtures as well as the Kino Fixtures. At 8000 hours life expectancy, You Buy em once and can move on to other equipment for your kits. They are bright enough for outdoor use, Color rendering is consistent and true. For a one time purchase, (unless you break em) why would you buy anything less than the Real Thing. No worry about color Mis-match or quality. Consitency without Question. In Fact, I have Kino Tubes from three years ago that match perfectly, to the color of the new ones. Wow! That makes for a headache Free production every time! B&H ships them right away. I get what I need, when I need it. Packed like a fragile Egg, there are never surprises with Shipping Damage. I wont be buying more, because they will outlast my usage needs. I will be buying more fixtures. Kino Flouro tubes are the only way to go for Flouro Lighting. Hands Down, Game over.@
Date published: 2008-04-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from excellent product I use these lamps with the Kino Flo Diva 200 or 400. They are lightweight and powerful. The lamps run cool and are very bright for only 55 watts. They do require about 5 minutes to come up to full power. It's great to mix the 5500K lamps with the 2900K lamps to get a color temp. in between. ALWAYS HAVE SPARE LAMPS. READ THE OWNERS MANUAL. B&H has some of the best prices on Kino Flo products in the country!
Date published: 2008-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pure consistent light quality After 4 years, I decided to replace the bulbs in my Parabeam fixtures, the new bulbs were 1/2 stop brighter, but the color was exactly the same (I use 1/8 green filtration because I find the Kino flo bulbs too pink when matched with daylight)
Date published: 2009-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! I buy these to put in my Flolight fluorescents. They look just like Kino Flo and the Flolight fixtures are significantly cheaper. In my opinion, the technology of Kino Flo isn't the lights, it's the lamps. They make the difference.
Date published: 2011-08-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Diva Lamps work great I wish these bulbs were safety coated like the traditional 4' tubes.
Date published: 2012-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much better color and throw The Kino Flo True Match lamps have a much better color and throw (distance) than the bulbs that came with my Aura fixtures, which have a green cast and fall off much quicker. I think the Impact fixtures also come with the same bulbs that the Aura fixtures come with. So, if you're on a budget but you still want the great light quality of a Kino, I would suggest getting these bulbs to replace the ones in the cheaper fixtures.
Date published: 2015-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OEM bulbs are the only way to go There are some alternatives to KINO bulbs. I tried an off brand recently (purchased through ...) and the colors were unusable. The daylight bulb had a green haze mixed in, and the tungsten bulb was far too in the red spectrum...very salmon looking. I do not like the fact that there is no competitive alternative bulb to help save a few $$'s...but these bulbs are right on and I recommend NOT using anything else.
Date published: 2011-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from True Match for true colors I use Kino Flo True Match lamps in my Diva lights and my Lowel Fluo-tec light. Other manufacturers may claim to be 5500K, but in most cases, when you pull out a color meter, they are off by several hundred degrees and have a shift toward green. It is true that you can white balance or color correct to compensate, but I prefer the accuracy of the Kino Flo lamps. Only negative: they are fragile.
Date published: 2011-08-03
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