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Old November 15th, 2010, 10:08 AM   #1
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Chimera Video Pro Plus Softbox - Large - 54x72" (135x180cm)

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I'm considering the Chimera Video Pro Plus Softbox - Large - 54x72" (135x180cm) , I wonder which speed ring would I need to attach to redhead light ?
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Old November 16th, 2010, 01:58 AM   #2
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A Redhead will not have sufficient output for a large Chimera. I use my open faced arri 1k with my Medium Chimera and it barely has enough output for most situations. I use my Mighty Mole (2K) with the medium and it can fill up a large, almost, perhaps in a dark room or set.

The other factor with a large Chimera is that few lights under a 2k or 4k have a strong enough yoke to hold up a softbox with that kind of weight so you end up mounting the speed ring and Chimera to a separate stand from the light, making the whole setup rather ungainly to move.

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Old November 17th, 2010, 04:52 AM   #3
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I see , one redhead is 800w . here is my lighting stuff :-

- 2400W Red head Studio Light Kit Dichroic Filter Dimmer ( 3 lights )
- Lowel PRO-LIGHT wish snoot (For rim )
- FLO CL-655PMD Cool Lights Portable Dimming 6 x 55 watt Softlight , CL-255PMD Cool Lights Portable Dimming 2 x 55 watt Softlight all with eggcrates .
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Old November 17th, 2010, 11:42 AM   #4
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Laffan:

For a Redhead, you be best off with a Small Chimera. You need something with more power even for a Medium, much less a Large. Larges are most commonly seen with something like a Barger Bag Lite or a at least a 2K and up type of light.

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Old November 17th, 2010, 11:57 AM   #5
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Thanks Dan , Which speed ring would I need for the redhead ?
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Old November 19th, 2010, 09:38 AM   #6
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Probably this
Chimera Speed Ring for Video Pro Bank - for Desisti 9560 B&H

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