Square Perfect SP3500 Complete Portrait Studio Kit w/Flashes-Softboxes & More!

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Price: $469.95
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Wehave had many photographersask us for a pro lighting kit with high output lights, a variable powersetting housing, at an affordable price. After reviewing severalmodels, our experts partnered with one of the worlds largest strobemanufacturers (they make strobes for all the name brands in the US) andasked them to make the SP160. Of course, we asked them to reduce theprice, maintain their level of quality, and include a radio trigger. Weadded a full compliment of accessories to make the perfect portraitpackage.

Thisset-up is a brand new design. It has a variable flash output of 160 w/swith power controls which allow you to operate the light from 1/8 powerall the way to fullpower. It is simple to adjust. You just turn thedial. With the softbox umbrellas attached on your main light you willbe able to eliminate the harsh shadows and wrap the light around yoursubject to give you perfect pictures. The strobes have a variable flashoutput which allows you to operate the light from 1/8 power all the wayto full power. This new 3 light kit gives you plenty of power, islightweight, portable,and simple to set up. Just like our other kits wewanted to offer acomplete package with all of the necessaryaccessories. Thus, we have included a barn door, honey comb filter,gels, and complete softboxes. This kit gives you all the power you willneed to get perfect photos. These are 110 volt lights that plug intoany household outlet. Dare to compare. You will not find anything inthis price range at this quality anywhere. This is a $1149 value.

WHATIS INCLUDED

A- Two (2) Professional Studio Strobes: SP160 (at 160 Watt-Second each),each with their own 60-watt modeling light.The SP160 produces a superb warm light that will bathe your subjects insoft light. These are very high quality professional strobes that willgive you years of service. They are perfect for commercial studios,location photographers as well as advanced amateurs. You can use thisstrobe for a main light, fill light, back light, or hair light. Withthe variable power setting you will have complete control over yourlight output. It is perfect for film or digital cameras. Similarstrobes sell in professional camera stores for over $149 each.

  • PowerInput : AC110-130 volt, 60 Hz
  • FlashPower : 160ws (joule) in full
  • GuideNo. : 120ft/36m ISO100
  • ColorTemperature : 5600K
  • Flash-tubeLifetime : over 8,000 typical flashing
  • PowerSetting : 1/8 to full continuously
  • RechargeTime : 6 seconds in full
  • FlashingDuration : 1/600 sec. @t=0.1; 1/1000 sec. @t=0.5
  • SlaveEffectiveness : 35ft /10m
  • ModelingPower : Halogen 60w
  • BulbBase : E-14 screw
  • SynchVoltage : 5volt
  • Fuse :5A
  • Dimension:f4"7-1/2" (f100mm 195mm)
  • Weight:1.8Lb (800g)


B - One (1) Synch Flash B
(45-Watt/Second)Includes A/C screw socket with umbrella holder. This unit is typicallyused for back lighting or fill light. When used with the included goldumbrella, it will provide a soft glow to the subject. Adding the thirdlight source increases your photographic options immensely. As with thestrobes, the synch flash will fire automatically when any of the otherstrobes fire.


C/D- Three (3) Professional Duty Aluminum Light Stands. (2)Light Stands extend from 37 to 84 and the other extends from 18 to39.Square perfect utilizes reinforced brace supports, and heavy-duty,riveted joints, to help ensure maximum stability and security. Thethree reinforced legs spread wide to prevent the stand from gettingtipsy. The three stands are light-weight and extremely portable theyfold down for easy transport. These are top quality heavy duty standsthat more than adequately support the strobe units in this kit.


E- Two (2) 20" X 28" Softboxesmade with top quality metal rod framework. These are beautiful lookingas well as extremely functional, with a matte black outer surface and ahighly reflective diffusion interior and detachable soft whitediffusers for the faces. The softbox is extremely versatile incontrolling light, shadow, and hot spots on reflective surfaces -whichis why they are so popular among studio photographers.


F- One (1) Umbrella (33 gold reflecting umbrella). Thisconnects to the smaller strobe for background lighting. Umbrellasprovide a uniform diffused light, but can create unnatural highlightson highly reflective objects. Umbrellas are often used in portraitphotography where the circular highlight they create in the subject'seyes provides a more natural look than the rectangular highlightcreated by a softbox.


G- One (1) Carry case (designedto carry all SP3500 included equipment) With multiple side and frontpockets, you will have plenty of space for storage of film,memorycards, filters and cables. The exterior is made out of aresilient all-weather material to resist bad weather and dust.


H- One (1) Grey Backdrop (10'x20' large fabric backdrop). One 10' x 20' large fabric backdrop (makesan amazing patterned backdrop even in B/W shooting mode). What makesthe "Square Perfect" muslin so special? Square Perfect only suppliesthe highest quality portrait backgrounds.  We believe theunderlying fabric is the most important part of top quality backgroundmuslin. We have searched the world over and partnered with a factorywhich utilizes the best cotton fabric available; it is heavy anddurable. Every Muslin we sell is completely seamless and designed withthe photographer in mind. The seamless and anti-wrinkle characteristicsof our muslin material make this the ultimate muslin available.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 100% cotton to absorb thelight and help eliminate reflection. Our Grade A cotton and fineweavingensures a seamless matte background that is free of texture and grain.
  • 4 inch rod pocket at one endallow for easy setup - no more confusion about which side is top.Beware of cheap alternatives that need to be attached with clamps orcounterweights - this product is directly threaded to the cross bar.
  • Dyed with the best qualitydye. Our high quality dyes reduce the color deviation across the fabricsurface - the color will not fade or wear with correct use and storage.
  • Machine washable
  • Crimped along the edges toprevent tears


I- Two (2) Backdrops (6 x9') (onepure black and one pure white) Includes light proof carry bag. WHYMUSLIN? Muslin is by far themost versatile material for portrait backgrounds. It is light enoughnot to be a hassle, yet durable enough to last and get the job doneright! We have found muslin to be by far the most versatile materialfor photography backdrops. It is great for all types of photography:family, children, high school seniors, bridals, models, or evencommercial work. They can be hung on a background stand or on a ceilingmount system. In addition, they can be hung using "A" clamps. WHYCOTTON?  As you know,there are a million choices and just about as many sellers toutingtheir backdrops as the best. One thing to note is the list of possiblefabrics offered and the advantages and disadvantages of each. 100%Cotton is more durable than the 50/50 blend of Cotton and Polyester. Itis softer to the touch and, in my opinion, photographs better than the50/50 blend of cotton and polyester. Cotton is time tested and hasalways been the fabric of choice for professional photographers. It isslightly more expensive, but it offers more durability and performancethan the cheap imposters. We have heard our competitors claims thattheir poly blends are superior to 100% cotton this is simply not true.Ask any professional photographer and he will tell you the same.


J- 22" (56cm) Collapsible (double side) Reflector (Silver and Gold) Silver and Goldincreases the highlights fill and yields a high-contrast image. It is aperfect item for product shots, wedding portraits, and B&Wphotography. Reflectors are really too general purpose to be called"studio equipment" but they are essential studio items and, if cleverlyused, can eliminate the need for additional strobe heads.


K- One (1) four leaf Barn doorfor use on the SP160--These help control spill light. Barn Doors areblack metal flaps that fit around a strobe head and eliminates unwantedspilllight.


L- Four (4) color gels to allowyouto have different background colors. Gels are used to eithercorrectthe light balance or create dramatic lighting effects. These arealsoused to change colors of backgrounds. The gels are designed to beused with the barn door attachment/lens holder.


M- One (1) Honeycomb designed togive you ultimate control on the direction of your light. The honeycombgrid will turn a strobe head into a specular light source. It will emita beam of light precisely where you aim. Photographers who use thesetend to use many, "painting a scene" precisely with pools of light.


N- One (1) Snoot Attachment foruseon the SP160--These help control spill light. A great addition toanykit. A must have!


O- One (1) Four Channel Radio Trigger, Receiver, and Sync Cord. Includedare One (1) Wireless Transmitter and One (1) Radio Receiver.Thetransmitter is a remote slave Trigger which is mounted on thehotshoeof your camera. The receiver connects to one of your strobes andwill fire all flashes once the signal is received. Since each strobehas abuilt-in slave sensor, each will fire when one is fired.Thetransmitter works with almost all cameras 35mm SLR and digitalSLRcameras. This is a premium 4 channel set-up to prevent anyradiointerference which may occur due to cordless phones or otherRFdevices. We also include One(1) 15-ft hotshoe/PC sync cords thatworkswith any camera that has hotshoe. This allows you to directly connectyour camera to one of the strobe units. Each press of the shutter willautomatically fire all the strobes.

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