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ElinchromModeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C
 
4.3

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (9)
  • Good color value (8)
  • Long-lasting (8)
  • Attaches securely (7)
  • Lightweight (7)

Cons

  • Runs hot (5)
  • Weak (3)

Best Uses

  • Portraits (12)
  • Indoors (9)
  • General purpose (8)
  • Low light (6)
  • Night time (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (10), Semi-pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (22)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Well made

This bulb is better made than the old one which is slightly narrower. The new one is as wide as the D-lite IT flash tube and may diffuse the forward light a little better.

This bulb is better made than the old one which is slightly narrower. The new one is as wide as the D-lite IT flash tube and may diffuse the forward light a little better.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Something is wrong!

2 modeling lamp bulbs that came with my brand new Elinchrom 500 strobes burned out in the first half hour of use. Figure, I need to always have a bunch on hand. After...Read complete review

2 modeling lamp bulbs that came with my brand new Elinchrom 500 strobes burned out in the first half hour of use. Figure, I need to always have a bunch on hand. After checking the Internet, seems like this is a systemic issue with these lights.

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5.0

Buy these here these are European Threads

By Chris

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

It works and is pretty bright. You might think I will buy this domestically, which I did originally and guess what? The thread is a European thread.US Threaded Lights won't work. I still have a box of us lights that will work in my older Elinchroms.

 
5.0

I would buy again

By Bob

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

Works great in studio portraits

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Something is wrong!

By Jim

from Los Angeles

Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

2 modeling lamp bulbs that came with my brand new Elinchrom 500 strobes burned out in the first half hour of use. Figure, I need to always have a bunch on hand. After checking the Internet, seems like this is a systemic issue with these lights.

 
5.0

As advertsed

By Paul the Photo Guy

from Maryland

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Low Light
      • Night Time
      • Portraits

      Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

      Original replacement bulbs for EL 250s.
      Work great

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      You see your subject with it !!

      By Richard

      from St-jean-sur-Richelieu, QC.CAN.

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

        It's for back up.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Works great

        By pdoshi

        from NYC

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely

        Cons

        • Runs Hot

        Best Uses

        • General Use

        Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

        Have only had it for a couple weeks. so far works well. lasted 8 hours during a photobooth session.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        A+

        By Dalia

        from Saudi arabia

        Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

        Great

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Burns out quickly

        By Johnrob

        from Northern New Jersey

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • None

        Cons

        • Burnd Out Quickly

        Best Uses

        • General Use

        Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

        These bulbs burn out very fast. If I would have known this before I would have never bought the Elinchrom studio lights.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        dead in less than 5 minutes

        By memr

        from Yerevan, Armenia

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Runs Hot
          • Weak

          Best Uses

            Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

            This came in the box with my Elinchrom BRX 500 Monolight and died in less than 5 mins when I just tested the light range. Not to mention I live in a country, where there is no Elinchrom.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            GOOD

            By MARIA

            from ECUADOR

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Good Color Value

            Cons

            • Flimsy

            Best Uses

            • General Use

            Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

            Well made, durable lamp for Elinchrom BXRi strobes, it works as well as expected.

             
            4.0

            Great modeling lamp!

            By Vic

            from New York

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable
            • Good Color Value
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting
            • Powerful

            Cons

            • Runs Hot

            Best Uses

            • Indoors
            • Low Light
            • Outdoors
            • Portraits

            Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

            I bought this as a spare for my D-lite RX 4 sets.
            Great modeling lamp and serves it purpose. :)

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Love it.

            By AJC in PDX

            from Portland, Oregon

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Good Color Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                Love Elinchrom products and this is no exception. Bought it for my Octabank , my most used studio soft box.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Exactly what I needed!

                By AusTX Fred

                from Austin, TX

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable
                • Good Color Value
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors
                  • Low Light
                  • Night Time
                  • Outdoors
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                  When my modeling lamp on my Elinchrom D-Lite went out, I visited various local shops which specialize in light bulbs. While some had a bulb with the correct, E27, base, none of them turned on when powered up. This is the exact bulb style and wattage designed for the D-Lite!

                  It took a while to import the bulb, but now that I have it I'm one VERY happy camper!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great bulb for the price

                  By Wheaty

                  from Kansas City

                  Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                  Great bulb does what it should.

                   
                  5.0

                  it is good

                  By Gina V

                  from Acton, MA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                  • Weak

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                  works well.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Good but shorter lifespan than I'd like

                  By huntdog82

                  from Chapel Hill, NC

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                  • Harsh Color
                  • Runs Hot
                  • Weak

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                  These lights are very consistent with their colors but they do tend to be on the warm side for the flash. I'd like to see Elinchrom create some color balanced lights that are more in line with the temperature of the flast.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great Price

                  By Vision 1

                  from Philadelphia

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attaches Securely
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light
                    • Portraits
                    • Special Events

                    Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                    Woks well for what it was made for.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Modeling Lamp replacement for D-Lite

                    By Robert

                    from San Diego, CA

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely
                    • Lightweight
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                    • Runs Hot

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                    Gives great quality light, lasted about 80 hours. Gets hot, though.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Lamps that doesn't fail

                    By pricedollaz

                    from Germany

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Good Color Value
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoors
                      • Low Light
                      • Night Time
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                      I use both Elinchrom 250w/500w and do a lot of portraits i don't always keep them on i will turn them off when i am waiting and they are everything i need and have not failed me, the light is the perfect brightness and gives a nice soft look. Worth the money.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      4.0

                      It works OK

                      By brian

                      from ohio

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Color Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Elinchrom Modeling Lamp - 100 watts/90 volts - for EL250, EL250C:

                        This bulb fit my 500 bxri just find. they seem to burn out fairly quick so keep spares on hand.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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