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Impact 16" Diffuser Sock

BH #IMDSBD16 • MFR #9031630
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Impact 16" Diffuser Sock
Key Features
  • 1 Stop Diffusion
  • For Strobe, LED, and Fluorescent Lights
  • Snug Fit, Clean Catchlights
  • Stackable for Increased Diffusion
This 16" Diffuser Sock from Impact is a 16" nylon fabric light softener ringed with strong elastic for a snug fit around standard-sized light head reflectors. This convenient diffuser softens light output by creating a larger light surface across the face of the reflector, bathing your subject in a diffuse light that's perfect for portrait or beauty photography and video. It installs in seconds, and is a handy way to quickly diffuse a light source, when setting up a softbox or using a handheld diffuser is impractical.
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Impact 9031630 Overview

This 16" Diffuser Sock from Impact is a 16" nylon fabric light softener ringed with strong elastic for a snug fit around standard-sized light head reflectors. This convenient diffuser softens light output by creating a larger light surface across the face of the reflector, bathing your subject in a diffuse light that's perfect for portrait or beauty photography and video. It installs in seconds, and is a handy way to quickly diffuse a light source, when setting up a softbox or using a handheld diffuser is impractical.

Diffuser Socks are stackable, offering the capability to increase the diffusion effect by adding additional socks over the first. Each layer of diffusion reduces light output by 1-stop. The nylon fabric is heat resistant and won't yellow or burn from the heat of your flash, studio strobe modeling light, or a cool light source, like LED or fluorescent lights.

Note:
Intended for use on flash heads, LED sources, or fluorescent sources. Do not use on continuous hot light sources like halogen, tungsten, or HMI lamps.
  • Fits over 16" reflectors
  • Diffuses and softens light output by 1 stop
  • Stackable for increased diffusion
  • Heat resistant - won't yellow or burn
    UPC: 847628011007

    Impact 9031630 Specs

    Color/Effect
    Diffusion
    Density
    0.3 (1 Stop)
    Heat Resistant
    Yes
    Material of Construction
    Nylon
    Diameter
    16" / 40.6 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    0.105 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    8.8 x 7.45 x 1.75"

    Impact 9031630 Reviews

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    does this fit the godox 16.5" reflector better ...

    does this fit the godox 16.5" reflector better than the one that ships with it? haven't been able to get it on once.. thanks
    Asked by: Paolo
    No. The following reflector will not mount to Godox Bowens mount system.
    Answered by: hectorm
    Date published: 2021-11-23

    My Godox 16.5" (measures 16" Edge-to Edge) ...

    My Godox 16.5" (measures 16" Edge-to Edge) arrived with no Diffusion Sock. Will this fit? Or what will fit?
    Asked by: James
    Yes, the Impact 16" Diffuser Sock will fit.
    Answered by: Abe
    Date published: 2022-10-24

    Can I put this on a beauty dish?

    Can I put this on a beauty dish?
    Asked by: James
    If your beauty dish is 16" yes if it is bigger Impact maker bigger Diffuser Sock
    Answered by: vilson
    Date published: 2021-02-23

    question

    I know this is a photo accessory, but am wondering if it can be used on a regular house lamp???
    Asked by: Anonymous
    I would not recommend it. Most studio strobes (photography flashes) fire very bright, but very quickly with limited heat exchange in the burst. When the flash modeling lamp is on (which is similar to a household lamp, but smaller) the diffuser sock does cause the lamp to heat up much more than it would normally. Most manufacturers recommend keeping the modeling lamp on only temporarily when using a sock, so I wouldn't recommend using it with a standard lamp unless the lamp is significantly vented in another direction (and even then, I don't think anyone can be sure the sock itself won't discolor over time exposed to regular heat/light). There's a chance this could melt if it gets too close to the bulb. Hope that helps!
    Answered by: Matt K.
    Date published: 2018-08-27

    question

    We have a few Smith Vector FL-3 Flourescent, continuous lights. They measure 16.5 outside diameter. Would these fit? Would you recommend these for this product?
    Asked by: Gray L.
    Yes
    Answered by: MARJORIE H.
    Date published: 2018-08-27
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