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Ushio ECT Photoflood (500W/120V)

BH #USECT • MFR #1000266
Ushio ECT Photoflood (500W/120V)
Key Features
  • Incandescent Lamp
  • For Photography, Photocopy
  • E26 Base
This Ushio ECT Photoflood (500W/120V) is an incandescent bulb with an E26 (Edison) screw-in base compatible with lighting fixtures that have a 500W rating. It has a color temperature of 3,200K and an average life of 60 hours.
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  • This product may contain mercury. Consult your local environment authorities for regulations regarding how to properly dispose of products containing mercury.

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Ushio 1000266 Overview

This Ushio ECT Photoflood (500W/120V) is an incandescent bulb with an E26 (Edison) screw-in base compatible with lighting fixtures that have a 500W rating. It has a color temperature of 3,200K and an average life of 60 hours.

UPC: 048777117156

Ushio 1000266 Specs

Bulb TypePS25
Base TypeE26
Wattage500 W
Voltage120 V
Burning PositionAny
Color Temperature3200K
Bulb FinishFrost
Average Life60 Hours
Maximum Overall Length (MOL)5.98" / 152 mm
Maximum Overall Diameter (MOD)3.12" / 79.38 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.3 x 3.45 x 3.25"

Ushio 1000266 Reviews

A traditional bulb for classic looks

By Anthony
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-10

I've been using these bulbs off and on for over a decade. They work exactly as advertised and never disappoint. Great for retro style shoots when you want to recreate that pre-LED look.

Great Product/handle with care

By Pop
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-02-10

I have been very pleased, plus the customer service was incredible!!

Super bright, super hot

By ToyTigerStudios
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2014-01-06

Woa. I thought I could stick this thing in a heap clip light with some black wrap around it to reduce the spill. Nope. The black wrap started burning. Super bright though! Just couldn't use it.


Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2013-08-27

Great product at an excellent value. it does what it suppose to do and it does it great! .....

Bright. Really bright.

By applezed
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2013-06-25

I've just started using this product so I can't comment on the longevity. But the product works as it should and the light output seems to be about right. It was making noise as I took it out of the cheap box it was held in (like the filament had broken) but it worked fine. Made me sweat a little.


By Anthony
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2013-05-20

I bought these to replace the useless elko bulbs that burn out after an hour or so. Not only did 3 of these bulbs stay strong for an 8 hour shoot, one of the lights fell from about 12 feet up (hard enough to break the light) and the BULB STILL WORKS! No brainer here, stay away from elkos and buy these instead!

Quality is hit or miss

By Rowena
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2019-03-09

Bought a set of these for use in some soft box lights.  One of them failed at less than an hour of total use.  Probably not worth returning, but definitely wont buy Ushio any more.  They used to be a good brand, but these are made in China.  Its clear Ushio is no longer a quality Japanese brand as theyll put their name on any garbage for the sake of profit.


By WayneF
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2016-05-19

Not much to say about a $5 light bulb that hasn't already been said. I keep extras on hand because the life expectancy of these lamps is highly variable.

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Is this the correct replacement bulb for Smith Victor? It came with Sylvania (2) 500 Watt bulbs and a 250 Watt bulb.
Asked by: Thomas
Yes.I use them in my Smith Victors
Answered by: STEVEN T.
Date published: 2018-08-28


Is this compatible with Westcott Photoflood 500W bulb?
Asked by: Anonymous
yes, yes it does indeed work with it. Thats what i use for my westcott light and it works perfectly
Answered by: Jordan R.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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