Impact VA903 5-Lamp Fluorescent Cool Light (120 VAC)

Impact VA903 5-Lamp Fluorescent Cool Light (120 VAC)

Impact VA903 5-Lamp Fluorescent Cool Light (120 VAC)

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Product Highlights

  • 150 Total Watts
  • Dimmable with Switches
  • Five 30W Fluorescent Bulbs
  • 18.5" Reflector

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Impact VA903 overview

  • 1Description

The Impact 5-Lamp Fluorescent Cool Light accepts screw-in fluorescent lamps. Independent switches on the rear of the unit vary light output across a three f-stop range by selecting between one, two, three, four, or all five lamps.

This 150-watt fluorescent head provides 7500 lumens, and is 5500K daylight balanced without the need for conversion filters.

The angle of the head is easily adjusted with its tilting 5/8" light stand mount and convenient positioning handle.

Separate power switches mounted on the rear allow "dimming" of this fixture.
The 18.5" reflector provides wide, even coverage, and an included internal diffusion panel can be used to further soften the light.
Includes a 13' detachable grounded power cord.
UPC: 847628013384
In the Box
Impact VA903 5-Lamp Fluorescent Cool Light (120 VAC)
  • 18.5" Reflector
  • Internal Diffusion Panel
  • 5 x Spiral Fluorescent Lamp - 27/30 Watts/120 Volts
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Impact VA903 specs

    Input Voltage 120 VAC
    Lamps 5
    Ballast In each bulb of choice
    Mounting Standard 5/8"
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 10.3 x 5.6 x 12.5" / 26.0 x 14.3 x 31.7 cm
    Weight Fixture Only: 4.5 lb / 2 kg
    With Reflector, Bulbs, and Diffusion Panel: 7.7 lb / 3.5 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 13.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.1 x 20.6 x 9.8"

    Impact VA903 reviews

    VA903 5-Lamp Fluorescent Cool Light (120 VAC) is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 54.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love This Light! I don't usually buy cheap, but I've been happy with other Impact products, ..., so I gave it a try.What a great light! I do close-up, intimate portraits, and this gives a wonderful soft light without flattening details. Definitely adds a new look to my portfolio. I added a Speedo shower cap diffuser to the fill light for more softness.Tip: Cut a piece of opaque fome-core the same size as the included circular diffuser, and you have a nice beauty dish.My only complaint is that there were no instructions included. Didn't really need any, except I had a bit of trouble attaching the big reflector. Another tip: Place the reflector on the floor and attach the light unit to it from on top (duh).Definitely my favorite new toy.
    Date published: 2008-01-18
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Versatile This is a great product for a medium sized conference room to give just enough lighting for a one person on camera recording. Still looks like natural lighting. I love the way you can manipulate the lighting by the three switches in the back, isolating lights. Although they are a little bigger than I expected, they come apart easily and have handles on the back of the light to make it easier to transport. Great for corporate settings. Since I am familiar with lighting I understood how to put them together, but instructions would be helpful to non-experienced.
    Date published: 2010-12-20
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Versatile, but not a great design I have two of these and have used them to light a scene as well as an interview. The advantages of this lamp are mainly in its ability to change how many, and which of the 5 bulbs you're using. That's a really nice feature for me. The quality of light comes down to which bulbs you use. Where this lamp falls short is the physical design. This is not at all a compact lamp. It's bulky and heavy (12.5 lb). To remove the reflector dish you have to remove the outer four bulbs. These features do not make it ideal for travel. These are somewhat of a big deal for me, which is why I gave it a 3 star rating.
    Date published: 2014-11-23
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great light but angle adjustment issue This is really a great light and seems to be well made. The one problem is with the angle adjustment. It wouldn't hold up the weight of the light (it's heavy metal) despite cranking it down hard. I took it apart to see if I could spot the difficulty and frankly, the engineering was beyond me. I put it together the next day and now it works fine! Perhaps I put it together differently? It must be the case and easily explains why others have complained about the same issue. Perhaps all the mfgr has to do is ensure the correct was to assemble is followed at all times. I sent an email to them to give my opinion. BONUS: I'm using this light as a reading lamp next to my LazyBoy. Wow! It's light reading out in the sunlight without the heat! I highly recommend to read by this light although it does look a bit large and industrial.
    Date published: 2011-10-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product, easy setup and storage These lights are exactly what I needed for mobile studio work. I have two of them and like being able to switch on just one, two, three, four or five lights. Never got hot and really lit up the room without any harsh glare. The diffuser works great. Get some sturdy lightstands for these as they are very large. I am storing them in a plastic wheeled tote with the extension cords, so setup and breakdown is very simple. Just leave it all together.
    Date published: 2008-05-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well priced, nice lighting for non-pros Purchased as part of the 2 lights with stands kit. I set up the stands, screwed in the bulbs, attached the white plastic diffuser disk and tried it out. First thing to note... although the B&H rep on the phone told me the plastic diffuser disk was not included, each lamp came with one. Unlike other reviewers, I had no problems with the standoffs for the disk lining up, or any other problems. The light is very even but although its nice that you can turn on selected bulbs using the 3 different switches, I need to turn all on every time. The output, with (5) 30W fluorescent bulbs is equivalent on paper to a single 500W incandescent photo flood, but I'm seeing that it is at least a full f-stop lower. Use the optional diffuser socks and you lose another f-stop. Note: Make sure you tighten the light head adjustment handle really well as the heads (with 5 fluorescent bulbs and all the electronics) are pretty heavy. Otherwise they might start sinking during your shoot.
    Date published: 2010-07-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good value, needs better stand I use this light for interior architectural photography.The light itself is really simple, relatively compact and works well, the three switches allow for variable light intensities. The stand and the connecting head could be more robust. The clamp that locks the head angle requires a lot of force to lock and unlock. The stand is barely adequate for this size of light especially when extended. I purchased two of these lights...
    Date published: 2010-10-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fantastic value I use this light for stills and video shooting. So far it's proven to be great. No color shift and great color balance. In quick situations I love being able to see the light that it produces. Does not run hot and will not heat up the shooting space or studio. It's not the most powerful light but that's not what I needed it for. In video situations it's fantastic especially wide-open shooting. The only bummer I can see with it is that it takes a little while set up and tear down. But not the worst thing in the world, and for how it performs you can't beat the price. I would recommend it.
    Date published: 2014-04-24
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