Lowel Rifa-Lite EX55 Softbox Light Kit, LB40 Soft Case (120-240VAC)

Lowel Rifa-Lite EX55 Softbox Light Kit, LB40 Soft Case (120-240VAC)

Lowel Rifa-Lite EX55 Softbox Light Kit, LB40 Soft Case (120-240VAC)

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  • 500 Watt Softbox Light, 120V Bulbs
  • Stand, Soft LB40 Kit Case

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Lowel EX55 overview

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This is a Lowel LC-55 Rifa EX Lite Kit. Creating beautiful soft key or fill doesn't have to be strenuous or time consuming. Compact, lightweight, and self-contained, the Rifa-lite EX uses a simple design approach as old as the umbrella to achieve its quick and easy setup and strike capabilities.

The EX series of Rifa Lites enables you to change out the fixture's socket, to make use of higher wattage halogen, more economical tungsten, or cooler running fluorescent bulbs.

Adaptable Lamp Fixture
The Rifa EX accepts many different wattages and types of bulbs, when you purchase the appropriate socket adapter, available separately.
Front Diffusion
A State of the art, woven glass fabric, heat-resistant 21 x 21" (53 x 53cm) front diffuser provides sufficient illumination with soft shadows.
Easy Access
Easy access pockets on fabric shell allow clip-on gel attachment for correcting to daylight.
Light Stand
Rises to a maximum height of 7' (2.1 m).
Kit Case
The LB45 soft kit case has interior dividers and a shoulder strap.
UPC: 841274009876
In the Box
Lowel Rifa-Lite eX55 Tungsten Light Kit - consists of: Rifa-Lite 55, Light Stand, Bulb, LB45 Case - 500 Total Watts
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  • EHC Lamp - 500W/120V
  • KS Jr. Light Stand (7.6')
  • Lampak for DP Light
  • LB-40 Large Rifa Litebag
  • Two Year Manufacturer's Warranty on Fixture
  • Five Year Manufacturer's Warranty on Stands
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty on Accessories
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    Lowel EX55 specs

    Rating 500 Watts maximum
    Socket (Lampholder) GY9.5 2-Pin
    Lens (Condenser) Not Applicable
    Reflector (Mirror) Silver softbox interior
    Mounting Fits any standard 5/8" stand or stud
    Yoke Not Applicable
    Cable 4' Captive cable, extension cable with 120V Grounded Edison plug
    Focusing Not Applicable
    Weight Rifa EX55: 2.5 lbs (1.1 kg)
    Dimensions Rifa EX55: Collapsed length: 24" (61cm)
    Kit in Case:
    29.5 x 8 x 8.25" (75 x 21 x 21.6 cm)
    Kit Weight 11 lbs (4.9 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 13.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 36.0 x 8.5 x 7.5"

    Lowel EX55 reviews

    Rifa-Lite EX55 Softbox Light Kit, LB40 Soft Case (120-240VAC) is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent light kit This soft box is simple to set up and configure, it takes less than 60 seconds from start to finish. Get the kit with the stand and case for easy transport. You'll want several bulbs as well the kit comes with a small plastic container (a bit flimsy but functional) for additional bulbs. Good source of soft even lighting, you can use one as a keylight and another for rim lighting. While there are less expensive chimera kits available the build quality of the Lowel products is very good. The new kits have interchangeable heads so there's plenty of flexibility.
    Date published: 2008-07-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing product! I bought this after much deliberation and am so glad I went with the purchase. This thing is solid. And works amazingly well. It's easy to use (the instructions are a little complicated though) and incredibly versatile with the addition of a dimmer switch. I shoot mostly video interviews and combined with two smaller lights, this key light gives great coverage with a nice, warm glow. 500 watts is plenty for a small/medium sized space. I highly recommend Rifa. Customer service at B&H was sketchy at first (the telephone sales guy sounded grumpy and irritable), but once I told him that I was ready to purchase, he became more helpful. I received the products in a timely manner (to Vancouver, Canada) and everything was in good, working condition out of the box. Thank you B&H!
    Date published: 2013-12-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome for Interviews This is one sweet kit. It's lightweight, easy to transport, and sets fast for a softbox. I would recommend the balance bar accessory or a sandbag because without the bar, the light is a bit front heavy. I would get a spare lamp or two right away. The kit includes a little padded hard container to keep them in. I also have the same kit with the hard case as well for air travel. This bag is very well made and would probably hold up in baggage, but I didn't want to take any chances. The bag seems almost large enough to squeeze two kits into. I haven't tried that yet. I use my kits for interview shots and in operating room environments because they conceal the lamp and don't leave spots in the surgeon's eyes if they glance at it.
    Date published: 2011-01-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect lights We use these for on location interviews and lighting. They are extremely portable, lightweight and easy to use. My only con is the power switch should be further up on the cord.
    Date published: 2015-02-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Softbox for Professionals This Lowel softbox kit comes with everything you need to get started, including the bulb. The EX designation allows you to swap out different types of bulbs according to your requirements. The stand is heavy duty. The light sets up quickly and easily. This product is designed for the professional on the go. Get this kit and you can say Been there, lit that. lol
    Date published: 2012-02-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Small-area Illumination The Rifa-Lite EX55 Softbox Light is compact, light-weight and easy to set-up/strike (the kit is complete as is)...just the right thing for lighting a corner of an office to grab b-roll; for a one-person interview, or for table-top demonstration..love it!
    Date published: 2009-09-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good source of light It's not as powerful as I thought. I will need to purchase a second one. Good quality. Glad I went with Lowell and not a cheaper brand...
    Date published: 2013-02-18
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great lights, easy to transport! Nice, soft light; quick set-up; even lighting. Takes considerable time to cool.
    Date published: 2012-05-06
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