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Broncolor Para 88 Reflector

BH #BRP88R • MFR #B-33.482.00
Broncolor Para 88 Reflector
Key Features
  • 34" Open Diameter
  • Only 6.2 lb
  • Silver Interior
  • Optional Grid
The Para 88 Reflector is a 34" parabolic reflector built like an umbrella with 24 braces and specular silver coating on the inside. The precise front-focusing device is optimized for operation with Pulso G, Unilite, Litos, MobiLED, Pulso Twin and Pulso 8 and PulsoF2/F4 flash heads. It may also be used with the Broncolor F200/F400/F575 daylight lamp heads as well as Kobold DW200 and DW400 HMI heads. The Primo flash head may also be used with restrictions.
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Broncolor Para 88 Overview

The Para 88 Reflector is a 34" parabolic reflector built like an umbrella with 24 braces and specular silver coating on the inside. The precise front-focusing device is optimized for operation with Pulso G, Unilite, Litos, MobiLED, Pulso Twin and Pulso 8 and PulsoF2/F4 flash heads. It may also be used with the Broncolor F200/F400/F575 daylight lamp heads as well as Kobold DW200 and DW400 HMI heads. The Primo flash head may also be used with restrictions.

The design of the Para 88 FB yields very high light efficiency, wrapping the subject in brilliant light which emphasizes detail. Due to the calculated parabolic form of the reflector, light fall-off only occurs at the Para's extreme edge. The base Para 88 FB system consists of the Para 88 FB reflector with a bracket to mount Pulso lamp heads facing forward. Optional focusing systems are available to allow mounting of the head in a rear-facing position for a softer effect.

Wraps a subject in soft bounce light with specular highlights
Variable focus allows adjustment of softening and dispersion of light from Broncolor flash or HMI head

Broncolor Para 88 Specs

Size
34.0" / 86.4 cm
Interior Color
Silver
Exterior
Black
Folded Size
ø: 8.0 x L: 32.0" / ø: 20.3 x L: 81.3 cm
Weight
6.2 lb / 2.8 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
17 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
32 x 18.8 x 11.5"

Broncolor Para 88 Reviews

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question

can you use it for video too?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this modifier can be used for video work, particularly with the Broncolor 575 HMI lamp heads. To use this head on the Para 88 Reflector, you would need the Broncolor Pulso Head Adapter for Para 88 FB, B&H # BRAPP88FS as well as the Broncolor 575-800 Watt HMI Ballast (90-265VAC), B&H # BRHMIB to power the head. Additionally, a lamp like the General Electric CSR575/SE/HR Lamp (575W/95V) ,B&H # GECSR575UHSE. Please see the images below for reference:
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Which adapter would I need for using with the Broncolor Siros 800S?
Asked by: Leonard A.
Best is to get this kit. It comes with what you need to attach the light to the Para 88.Broncolor Para 88 Reflector Kit with Focusing Rod F B&H # BRP88RK MFR # B-33.483.03
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-11-30

question

Is this compatible with alienbees?
Asked by: Anonymous
Unfortunately, the Broncolor Para 88 Reflector is not compatible with an Alien Bees monolight. It only has compatibility with the Broncolor Pulso Mount, Profoto, and Kobold HMI.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Would this (and siros inside) be OK on a matthews ...

Would this (and siros inside) be OK on a matthews c-stand or would I need to get something like a baby jr for indoor use?
Asked by: Cameron
Hi Kirk, I was going to be using the standard mount since I don't need the crank B&H # BRTHP88. I'm more interested in if a c-stand with sandbag would be sturdy enough since the standard mount is 5/8 not junior receiver
Answered by: Cameron
Date published: 2019-01-30

In the second photo above, there is a light ...

In the second photo above, there is a light mounted from the back like a regular softbox. Does that mean you can put Siros or other broncolor lights considering they all have the same front mount. Someone above (dan) has said that you cant. Can this point be clarified please?
Asked by: Aditya
According to the overview, "this version of the [Broncolor Para 88] is rear-firing and has an F-type rod, meaning that its optional flash head points in towards the back of the reflector. Those looking for front firing should purchase the FT rod or a kit that comes with it." Unfortunately, it seems those items/kits are no longer available with us.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2022-01-19

question

Can this para be used with Profoto strobes? I don't see attachment options.
Asked by: Tom
The Broncolor Profoto Adapter for Para 88 FB Reflector Focusing System, B&H # BRPAP88FB, would be required to connect Profoto strobes onto the Broncolor Para 88 FB Reflector.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Can I mount a profoto prohead on this para?

Can I mount a profoto prohead on this para?
Asked by: Miguel
Yes, a Profoto lamp can be mounted to the Focusing Rod F using Broncolor Para Adapter for Profoto (BH #BRPAP88FB / MFR #B-33.489.0).
Answered by: dan@broncolor
Date published: 2020-06-15

question

what is the difference between fb hr and flat model?
Asked by: Serdar
The older non HR version B-33.482.00 does not come with the focusing tube/system and has a hot light rating of up to 650 watts. The newer 88HR has a hot light rating of 2000 watts and comes with the focusing system. It is available in 2 kits. B-41.173.00 includes the FT tube designed for the Broncolor FT1600 or FT1000 light. The kit B-33.483.06 comes with the F tube and is designed to be used with many different lights both flash or continuous, but you must purchase the proper adaptor separately for your particular type of light.
Answered by: Ari G. Broncolor Expert
Date published: 2020-01-23
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