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Impact Soft and Natural 4-Socket 3-Light Kit

Impact Soft and Natural 4-Socket 3-Light Kit
Key Features
  • 3 x Fluorescent Fixtures
  • 3 x Light Stands
  • 3 x Softboxes (20 x 27.5")
  • 12 x 5000K Fluorescent Lamps
The Impact Soft and Natural 4-Socket 3-Light Kit was put together to help image makers who need a lightweight setup for a wide variety of subjects. The three included Impact 4-Socket Fluorescent Fixtures accept lamps up to 50W and have built-in tilting brackets and 5/8" receivers for the included 6' light stands. Instead of a speed ring, these lights have four receptacles around the head that accept the poles from the included 20 x 27.5" softboxes. The kit includes 12 digital-friendly CFL fluorescent lamps with E26 screw-in bases and a daylight temperature of 5000K. It all fits in the provided nylon carry bag.
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Price $550.00
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  • This product contains mercury. Consult your local environment authorities for regulations regarding how to properly dispose of products containing mercury.
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I'm relatively new to video and lighting, but I bought this kit about five months ago when it was up for a one day sale here on B&H. My question is, would I be able to connect a dimmer of some sort to this light and adjust the light output? I know you can do that for some lights, just not sure if that's something you can do with florescent lights and this fixture in particular. Thanks in advance.
Asked by: Sean
My unit came with Eiko SP27/50K CFLs. On the side of the CFL box under WARNING first item Not for use with dimmers ... . If you change/replace the CFLs with CFLs that are made for dimmers, that may work. I do not know if the color temperature changes with dimming. 73
Answered by: HAROLD W.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Can these be mounted to a wall? I don't have room ...

Can these be mounted to a wall? I don't have room for the stands.
Asked by: Peter
Yes. Please review the following items Impact 3" Baby Pin Wall Plate BH #IMSRP115P • MFR #SRP-115P
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-04-24

can we use it in EU 230V?

can we use it in EU 230V?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, it is wired for 110 volts.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2020-03-23

I am reading in the reviews that these light are ...

I am reading in the reviews that these light are not good for "key lighting." I intend to light a green screen. What is "key lighting.?
Asked by: Peter
I have the jist of you answer. I don't understand this sentence. "If the light is appropriate to the shoot is a different issue based on camera settings and size of the area."
Answered by: Peter
Date published: 2022-04-25


Could this be used to shoot a video interview in a small room with a DSLR? I want to make sure I have enough lighting for 24fps at 1/50th...? It doesn't have to have a lot of emotion or anything, just has to be well lit to look like quality recording.
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes this will work very well. If the room is small, you may have too much light with all the bulbs installed. The light can be easily adjusted by distance to the subject and number of bulbs in each fixture. I have been very pleased with this unit. Lots of good light, at around 5200K as I recall. Very well constructed and should give years of good service.
Answered by: Fred W.
Date published: 2018-12-27


What are the dimensions of the bag, and how much does it weigh with everything in it?
Asked by: Emma P.
Hello EmmaI don't have the exact measurements in terms of any measuring scale but it's reasonably a bit big and not too heavy too. (Depends on how you want to carry/transport it)
Answered by: jeff d.
Date published: 2018-08-28


I am new to lighting set up, can I switch the bulb holders to hold flashes/sped light?
Asked by: Sachin G.
If your question relates to re-dedicating the stand to hole another fixture , then the answer is yes. I don't have the gear handy to measure, but tripods/stands have various stud diameters and I'd look at the Impact product specification to get the size. From there, you can see if your fixture will mate onto that stud.If you look closely at the thumb nut on the bottom of the fixture, this is the means of tightening it onto the stud.
Answered by: Galibier D.
Date published: 2018-08-28


Do the lights get hot? or are they cool bulbs?
Asked by: Marcella C.
The bulbs are not extremely hot, but, like all light bulbs, they do put off heat. Hope this helps answer your question.
Answered by: Larry M.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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