How To Assemble a Pixapro Umbrella Softbox
The 100x100cm umbrella softbox is an easy to use modifier which attaches to the front of your light, flash or strobe, to help reduce the spread and light intensity without sacrificing the softness. This softbox features an easy open mechanism which allows it to be setup with easy, great for on location. The reflective interior helps maximise light efficiency all whilst providing a natural looking non-artificial light. It is considered the workhorse to a photographer’s equipment arsenal, great for almost any shooting situation whether you shoot still life, portrait, landscape, commercial, fashion, food, product or macro photography.
The 100x100cm umbrella softbox encloses around your bulb, comprising of a highly reflective interior which helps to bounce the light around for maximum light efficiency, with a black exterior material to reduce light spill. The square shape helps to emulate a natural window light giving a more uniform effect, great especially for portraits and commercial photography and also useful used as a fill light.
The softbox helps to reduce sharp shadows, making them softer thus giving you a more natural looking light. This is probably the easiest and most effective solution to diffuse shadows, for a soft, even light. It is an effective, lightweight tool for reducing light intensity without sacrificing softness.
The opening mechanism within the softbox is designed for quick and easy set-ups, opening like a regular umbrella, it expands into a softbox. It will save you precious time, with a high quality sturdy build it offers an easy and effortless solution to setting up your softbox, particularly well-suited for outdoor and on-location use.
Included with two layers of diffusion to help soften the light, giving you more control over your light and helping to further reduce harsh shadows, providing a more even, soft light. And a honeycomb grid which attaches effortlessly to the front of the softbox, giving a narrower spread of light by restricting the beam without spilling onto the background.
The 100x100cm umbrella softbox also has a unique design which allows it to be used with a wide variety of different flashes, thanks to the interchangeable speedring you can use this on almost any flash on the market. This helps to give all photographers, a high quality, low cost solution to their modifier needs. These include, Bowens, Hensel, Elinchrom, Broncolor, Multiblitz and Profoto (please view compatibility table for more information)
The 100x100cm softbox compromises of high-quality strong rods which slot into the hardwearing nylon material which softens your light source without altering the colour temperature. These all attached to the external mount ring which mounts the light fitting on the outside of the softbox, allowing for easy access to your flash, strobe or speedlite with easy access to controls, or utilizing the line-of-sight from your slave trigger.
The 100x100cm umbrella softbox includes a padded carry bag which makes it ideal for transport, great for portability and carrying your softbox wherever you go, on location or in a studio.
The softbox is considered the workhorse to a photographer’s equipment arsenal, providing a soft, even, natural looking light. With an easy open mechanism it is great for almost any shooting situation whether you shoot still life, portrait, landscape, commercial, fashion, food, product or macro photography, ideal for the traveling mobile on location photographer
Please note the flash unit and stand are not included with this listing.
PLEASE NOTE: This listing is for the softbox only and does not include a light.
|Fitting Type||Compatible Brands|
|Bowens S-Type||Pixapro, Lencarta, Godox, Aurora, Lastolite Lumen8, RimeLite, iLux, Walimex VC / K +DS, Jinbei, Bowens, Interfit: Stellar and Venus Series|
|Elinchrom||Elinchrom, Interfit EX and EXD series, Calumet Genesis Studio Flashes|
|Hensel||Hensel Porty, Expert Pro, Integra Pro, eFlash, EH Heads, EH Mini and EHT flash heads|
|Broncolor (Big)||Broncolor Primo, Pulso, Siros, Minicom, Unilite, Litos, MobiLED and Flashman flash heads|
|Multiblitz (V-Type)||Multiblitz Magnolite, Magnolux, Ministudio, Variolite, and Xenolux, and Flashpoint II flash heads.|
|Multiblitz (P-Type)||Multiblitz Profilite, Profilux, and Minilite flash heads|
|Profoto||Profoto Flash Heads|
|Softbox Size||100cm x 100cm|
To prevent this from happening, look for the Velcro strips located near the centre of the umbrella Softbox, and wrap them around the spokes (as shown in the images below) to prevent the fabric from coming away again
To set up the Deep Para softbox, you must simply push down each rod until they lock into place. To fold the Deep Para Softbox down you would again just need to push down on each rod and release the lock.
Please find below a YouTube video which helps to explain the setup of the Deep Para Softbox;
To set up the Umbrella softbox, you simply have to push down central plate in the middle until it locks into place. To fold the Umbrella softbox down you would need to push down on central locking mechanism this will then allow you to fold the softbox.
Please see find below a YouTube video which helps to explain the setup of the umbrella softbox:
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How To Assemble a Pixapro Umbrella Softbox
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