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48" Easy Open Deep Parabolic Softbox with Focusing System
48" Easy Open Deep Parabolic Softbox with Focusing System

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Regular Price: $435.00
Sale Price: $295.00
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Stock Status:Out of stock

Availability: Back in stock around June 25th,.2021
Product Code: QPB-48-CHOPSTICK-II

Choose your Speedring (Required)

Bowen + Speed Pro S2 Bracket [Add $25.00]
Einstein,Alien Bees (all Paul. C. Buff),Balcar
Profoto Clamp Type [Add $27.00]

Click here to see Customer's Sample

Unlike some other brand use steel rod.
Cheetahstand Quick ParaBowl use 18 high quality light weight Fiber Glass rods.
This will allow our ParaBowl work on windy condition:


Comes with CheetahStand Exclusive Beauty Dish Attachment
Due to public demand. This item sold out.
Will be back in stock May 10th 2021

Click on "Email me When Back-in-Stock" and we will email you when this item is in stock ...Under "Add to Cart"

The CheetahStand Easy-Open Deep Parabolic 18 Rod Softbox
is one of the most thoughtfully designed light modifiers. Multiple configurations means this softbox can produce anything from a hard, direct light source that accentuates your subject, to a beautifully softened source of light that envelopes your subject. These superbly efficient light modifiers utilize the impressive Easy-Open system for quick setup, convenient break down, and compact storage. Use with the beauty dish alone to create a hard source with a softer center. Use of combinations of the outer and inner diffusion material to go even farther to produce different levels of contrast, sharpness, and dimension. This kit includes the Chopstick Focusing System MKII to convert to a direct, focus-able light source.

How to Use

The Easy Open Parabolic Bowl can be setup in a variety of configurations to produce exactly the light effect that you need.

Beauty Dish Use the CheetahStand Exclusive Beauty Dish Attachment included with this package to produce a wrapped contrasty look which adds a more dramatic effect.
Parabolic Softbox Use without diffusers or grid. The 18 sided shape produces high contrast with a beautiful, round catch light.
Softbox Use the inner diffuser only (with/without Beauty Dish) to produce soft light with a crisp edge.
Softbox Use the outer diffuser only (with/without Beauty Dish) to produce soft light with more distinct contrast.
Softbox Use both inner and outer diffuser (with/without Beauty Dish) to produce very soft light.
Eggcrate Use the included professional quality Eggcrate Grid (40 degree) to shape light, control spread and produce a natural vignette.
Parabolic Reflector
Use the Chopstick MKII focus rod to create a parabolic reflector to control the focus of the light.

CheetahStand Quick Open Softbox Features

- The elegantly curved interior creates a soft silver reflector for a rear-mounted flash
- The structure is sturdy, providing a consistent shape for even light output
- 48" diameter opening measured from tip to tip
- Rubberized covers on release levers are easy on the hands
- Easy-Open, easy-close mechanism means the beauty dish takes minimal storage space and transports easily
- Beauty Dish Plate included
Compatible with CheetahStand ChopStick MKII Reflective Focusing System
- Portal for inserting electrical cord when using Reflective Focusing System

Chopstick Focusing System MKII Features
Mounting System

The softbox in this kit comes with a Bowen mount attached to the back of the softbox. This is required to mount the softbox to the Chopstick Focusing System. Multiple speed ring options are available for attaching your light to the "bird cage" on the end of the Chopstick inside the softbox. When choosing a speed ring for this kit, you are choosing the speed ring for attaching your light to the Chopstick. Make sure you choose the correct speed ring for your light.

Speed Ring Options:

Bowen: Fits lights and accessories fitted with a Bowen S-Mount. Godox AD-B2 (Not the same as a Low Profile Bowens - see below)
Einstein, AB, Balcar: Fit lights and accessories with a Balcar mount, which includes all lights produced by Paul C. Buff, Inc.
Elinchrom: Fit lights and accessories with an Elinchrom-style mount.
Profoto Clamp Type: Fits lights and accessories with a Profoto-style mount. This insert has a rubber clamp to mount the softbox to the light.
Click here for instructions on choosing your insert.

Please see this VIDEO for how to select Speedring for BirdCage

If your lights are not Bowen, and you would like to be able to attach them to the back of the softbox for direct lighting, you need to order a compatible speed ring as an add-on to your order. You can order extra speedring inserts for other lights you have. This softbox uses a speed ring insert with a 144mm flange.

If you have lights with a variety of mounting systems that you want to use inside the softbox on the end of the Chopstick, you can order additional "bird cages" to support those lights. You can order additional bird cages here: CheetahStand Bird Cages

For Godox AD200/AD200Pro, Profoto A1, Speed Light user .

Cheetah S2 Bracket will be available 1-10-2021m

What's Included

- CheetahStand 48" Easy Open Deep Parabolic Softbox with Bowen mount (see Mounting System above)
- Inner Diffuser
- Outer Diffuser
- Eggcreate Grid
- Beauty Dish
- Zippered Carry Case for softbox
- Chopstick MKII with your choice of speed ring

Please note the video shown below were 48" PB-120
The only difference between is new QPB Series come with inner, outer diffuser and grid.

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 QPB 48 & Chopstick March 25, 2021
Reviewer: Jim B from Tallahassee, FL United States  
Haven't shot with it yet, but I'm still going to give it 5 stars due to the build quality and ease of assembly being so much greater than the RB120, which I already own and love the light quality of. Looking forward to deploying it without screaming and crying... the rapid delivery was welcome too.

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