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Old February 4th, 2008, 10:27 AM   #1
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Lowel Rifa eX 88 - reviews?

Is anyone aware of any reviews for the Rifa eX 88 (or smaller) - particularly interested in the performance of the screw in flourescent bulbs etc.

I have been using a Chimera softbox (video medium) for many years with a Lowel Tota 800W. It's generally been great but of course takes a little while to setup/strike. I've heard good things about the Rifa and am interested enough to explore further. The other issue with the Chimera and Tota is lack of power when gelled with full or 1/2 CTB.

Mostly lighting single or even double person interviews with the Chimera (although of course, I struggle with two people on this kit with CTB).

Would the flourescent do it for me or should I be looking at bigger (2K) beasts!

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Old February 4th, 2008, 11:16 AM   #2
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From what I have seen, the fluorescents are underpowered. My tungsten Rifa is great though! Very handy, compact and quick to set up!
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