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Old November 25th, 2008, 12:32 PM   #1
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16 or 9 socket rig

I'm looking for a source for a 16 (4 rows of 4) or 9 (3 rows of 3) socket lamp holder that I can use for a cfl softbox light head.

There was a place that was selling these, but I don't remember who it was. I could make one, but...
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Old November 27th, 2008, 08:40 PM   #2
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Here's one from Fotodiox that has had decent reviews. I think these are great options especially for the control if you don't want to build them yourself. I'm just not a huge fan of carting this many bulbs around.

Can't beat $150 for the fixture and softbox though.
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Old November 27th, 2008, 10:12 PM   #3
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Fotodiox has both the C900 and C1600 on ebay for a little less than the price at their website and with free shipping.
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Old January 11th, 2009, 11:49 AM   #4
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Thanks for the info. I bought both, the build quality was a bit low, but I solved the problems. I use a photoflex silverdome with the c-900 and some 90 cri daylight bulbs, it works will existing office lighting for a decent fill light or I can turn off the overheads and not get blue from the windows in either case.

The 1200 is brighter of course, but bigger so more difficult to find a softbox that will fit, unless I want to use the fotodiox brand, which I don't.
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