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CRAPHY Professional Photo Studio Soft Box Lights Continuous Lighting Kit 3x135W 5000K Bulbs 20 x25 Softbox 80 Light Stand Carrying Bag

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.0
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Build Quality
 62
height, break, stand, poles, boxes
+60%
-40%
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" ...  The light bulbs come boxed and super secure so they won’t break. ... Bag is not heavy and its pretty easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The stands aren't the most heavy duty, but as long as you aren't throwing them around, and handle them with normal usage, you could have these for years!  ...  "
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" ...  The poles are adjustable with 3 different backdrops in the colors that I would choose and a carrying bag.  ...  "
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" ...  This is such a great deal you get 3 backdrops and a carrying case!  ...  "
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" ...  Everything felt sturdy and we were able to get some very nice photos using this. ... They are held on with 2 sturdy clips that are supplied. ... I didn't have any complaints and everything felt pretty sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  the light stands are somewhat sturdy .  ...  "
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" ...  First, I want to point out how sturdy and lightweight the light stand is. ... It stands firm and steady on both carpet and floor and the aluminum alloy material feels great.  ...  "
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" ...  Very sturdy just be sure you make everything tight as possible.  ...  "
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For Brands, Sellers & Businesses
Camera
 45
kit, lighting, studio, pictures, photographers
+96%
-4%
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" ...  My husband is a professional photographer, and owns his own photography business.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm taking pictures of my newborn for a calendar and they are working perfectly for it. ... but I'm not really extending them since I'm taking pics close to the ground.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall I would highly recommend to amateur/hobbyist photographers and vloggers.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought a Nikon d7200 from a photographer friend of mine, and I can't wait to learn more on it.  ...  "
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" ...  I am super happy with this photography light kit and highly recommend that you check it out!  ...  "
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" ...  The photo I attached is using one of the softboxes for lighting and that's it.  ...  "
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" ...  The pictures turn out nice.  ...  "
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" ...  This is perfect for those just starting out in photography like myself.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 44
easy to set, set, super easy, pretty, instructions
+95%
-5%
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" ...  I use PowerDirector X9 and all you have to do is to use the chroma key feature (it's super easy and you can learn it in 2 min by just watching youtube on how to do it) and you can pretty much replace the backdrop with anything that you like whether it's just a still photo or video.  ...  "
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" ...  A nice beginner setup!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use & setup now.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to build.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this daily and find it so easy to assemble and disassemble.  ...  "
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" ...  -Easy to set up and use  ...  "
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" ...  This is a pretty good light set for the price, it's very straight forward and easy to setup.  ...  "
Price
 38
money, worth, professional, spent, result
+89%
-11%
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" ...  OHHHH and the price is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  This light set is really worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  For the investment these lights were more than worth it!  ...  "
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" ...  You get a lot of things at a price like this.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an unbelievable deal!  ...  "
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" ...  It's a pretty awesome deal for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that, excellent bundle totally worth the price and very portable!!  ...  "
Setup
 27
instructions, set, easy, minutes, easy to set
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I have been wanting a studio set up like this for a while now.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up, I completed whole setup in about 15 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to put together even though it comes without instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Do yourself a favor and get this setup.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that this kit includes all needed for a photoshoot session for a fraction of other professional kits.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up, I completed whole setup in about 15 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  great for your first time setup.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an awesome studio setup.  ...  "
Features
 23
lights, bulbs, lighting, light bulb, box
+74%
-26%
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" ...  For each softbox light setup . ... What a difference the softbox lights make!  ...  "
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" ...  Lights work perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Both of the light boxes has an in-line switch for ease of use.  ...  "
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" ...  If you position it vertically then you can also set the degree you want the light box to position (towards front, up, or down) and lock it so it won't move.  ...  "
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" ...  Really bright lights.  ...  "
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" ...  Not sure you can find a better bargain around for a good diffused light set.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed an affordable light set for work and this worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are great, and it does what we bought it for.  ...  "
Storage
 21
space, height, poles, everything, carrying
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The unit is fully adjustable in height and angle.  ...  "
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" ...  Bag is not heavy and its pretty easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  This came with all the pieces, lights, and even sturdy storage/carry bags with handles, for if I want to pack it away later.  ...  "
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" ...  The poles are adjustable with 3 different backdrops in the colors that I would choose and a carrying bag. ... I am always in need of a blank space to take pictures of my kids…I love this!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very versatile backdrop package and can be shortened by height and width depending on your space and need. ... The three backgdrops are also large enough to place them horizontally along the top bar if you are taking a larger group photo or a picture of a larger item and don't need it to go completely to the floor.  ...  "
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" ...  The stands adjust for height in two different places and the socket on the box is fully articulating.  ...  "
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" ...  Lastly the bag is a nice addition so that I can keep Every thing organized if I'm ever on the move.  ...  "
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" ...  This is great as you can take pictures of larger objects with more space available or if you are working in a smaller area, you can take pictures with it only being the width of two bars.  ...  "
Fit
 19
stands, fall, poles, legs, floor
+53%
-47%
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" ...  The softbox easily attaches to the stands. ... The stands are lightweight but feel very sturdy. ... They hold up well with the large softbox attached and don’t topple over from the weight on top.  ...  "
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" ...  I. I currently live in an apartment and love that these fold up and fit into the closet when I’m not using them.  ...  "
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" ...  They are held on with 2 sturdy clips that are supplied.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, this is a super portable set and everything including the bulbs can be fit in the bag that they come with.  ...  "
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" ...  CRAPHY makes quality and easy to assemble, (attached umbrella opening and closing system inside each softbox that is actually easy to press down on) softbox lights!  ...  "
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" ...  It's very sturdy and the two end poles tighten in place to the desired height.  ...  "
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" ...  The back drop sit is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  These certainly fit the bill. ... And also nice that you can fold everything up and stow it in the back of a small car!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 17
month, lights, 1, working, set
+47%
-53%
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" ...  1 out of the 3 came in DOA. ... Another light died.  ...  "
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" ...  I have only had these lights for less than a month and already 1 of the bulbs blew out . ... They are not moved around or touched in anyway and still went out and when i emailed the company they were happy to send new bulbs or refund the amount for which bulbs would cost .  ...  "
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" ...  It fried it after 1 minute. ... My videoshoot was due in about 1 hour when I plugged them in to test them when one of the bulbs immediately stopped working. ... - Might be defective .  ...  "
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" ...  Product great however one bulb was broken.  ...  "
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" ...  The one big negative is that one of the stands are defective.  ...  "
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" ...  The one big negative is that one of the stands are defective.  ...  "
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" ...  Either way its unusable.  ...  "
Size
 17
carry, super portable, portable, light, easy
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The carry bag makes it all so convenient to cart around and store.  ...  "
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" ...  And it has a carry case for everything.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and put in the bag.  ...  "
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" ...  Bag is not heavy and its pretty easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Every thing fits in the bag that comes with the set so the whole thing is super portable.  ...  "
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" ...  The poles are adjustable with 3 different backdrops in the colors that I would choose and a carrying bag.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very easy to set up and break down, and comes with a carrying case so that I can take it all with me.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that, excellent bundle totally worth the price and very portable!!  ...  "
Marketplace
 15
products, picture, much, backdrops, please
+67%
-33%
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" ...  As shown in picture  ...  "
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" ...  For this prices this is a good deal and great products.  ...  "
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" ...  Take the chance and order from them.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you so much!  ...  "
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" ...  The photo I attached is using one of the softboxes for lighting and that's it.  ...  "
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" ...  Hope to buy more products in the near future from CRAPHY .  ...  "
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" ...  I received the following from the manufacturer (As indicated):  ...  "
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" ...  I was SO excited for this to arrive.  ...  "
Color
 14
green, white, black, pictures, lights
+100%
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" ...  You get a white, black, and a green (which is perfect to photoshop other scenes into the background).  ...  "
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" ...  I love how you get different color options for the backdrop and that it includes two light stands for extra brightness!  ...  "
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" ...  Three backdrops come with the item, green, black, and white. ... The green screen would be fun to use for projects and family videos with fun added in backgrounds.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are super bright but not blindingly so.  ...  "
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" ...  A white, green and black. ... This makes it easy to switch them out for another color.  ...  "
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" ...  The pictures would come out bright and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Lights are bright and enhance my pictures greatly.  ...  "
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" ...  I sell on Amazon, so this setup has been invaluable, you want crisp white images with no shade.  ...  "
Design
 11
green, thin, black, softbox, material
+91%
-9%
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" ...  * The fabric is of good quality and does its job.  ...  "
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" ...  The white cover on the face is easily Velcroed on.  ...  "
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" ...  Looking to see if I can get a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  The white cover on the face is easily Velcroed on.  ...  "
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" ...  These plain ones are perfect and I have wood design ones as well that work perfectly with this.  ...  "
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" ...  I placed all my backgrounds on the bar at the same time so I can just flip to the color I want or need when taken my photos. ... I do have to iron out the creases on the backdrops to provide a smoother look.  ...  "
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" ...  green, black, and white.  ...  "
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" ...  A white, green and black.  ...  "
Weight
 10
light, light stands, sturdy, stands, stand
+70%
-30%
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" ...  the light stands are somewhat sturdy .  ...  "
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" ...  If you are going to be using these softboxes often I highly suggest you order 3 heavy duty light stands.  ...  "
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" ...  They are easy to set up and light weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light weight and easy to put together.  ...  "
Cables
 9
longer, cords, extension, could, short
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I also like the 10ft power cord.  ...  "
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" ...  Lights are bright and the cords are a decent length (could've been a bit longer).  ...  "
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" ...  Longer cords would be nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Longer cords would be nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great for him with an extension cord!  ...  "
Night Photography
 9
light, bright, use, super, shoot
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I can't wait to use them full light!  ...  "
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" ...  Pros : this photography lights are affordable and  ...  "
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" ...  So happy for this softbox light set. ... I’m still learning how to master studio light and flash light.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are super bright!  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are super bright but not blindingly so.  ...  "
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" ...  The light bulbs are strong enough to light up a small room for photo/video shoot.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are nice and bright when taking pictures or shooting videos.  ...  "
Lens
 9
kit, studio, photographers, photographer, amateur
+100%
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" ...  I have been a professional photographer for a few years and before that I was an amateur photographer.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought a Nikon d7200 from a photographer friend of mine, and I can't wait to learn more on it.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes really nice selfie portraits with these light box.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband is a professional photographer, and owns his own photography business.  ...  "
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" ...  I do a lot of macro and small product photography and just the 2 side lights are usually perfect but i have that option for overhead if i need it.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm not a professional, so my evaluation of this is from an amateur photographers point of view.  ...  "
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" ...   I am really pleased with this photography Studio Kit.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great starter kit for someone who may be starting out in photography or needs it to take some family portraits.  ...  "
Returns
 8
return, replace
-100%
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" ...  Requested a return after an hour.  ...  "
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" ...  They send 1 to replace it.  ...  "
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" ...  Ended up returning.  ...  "
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" ...  Contacted the seller multiple times.  ...  "
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" ...  I didn't want to return the the whole set just the broken bulb for exchange but after several attempts to ask for this option I got no response.  ...  "
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" ...  The problem now is that Amazon won't allow me to replace the item, just give a refund  ...  "
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" ...  The problem now is that Amazon won't allow me to replace the item, just give a refund  ...  "
Delivery
 8
quality, upon, shipping, expected, delivered
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Delivered on time with no damage.  ...  "
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" ...  * Fast shipping as indicated.  ...  "
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" ...  Package finally arrived.  ...  "
User Manual
 7
manual, together, easy, took, sheet
+29%
-71%
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" ...  I think mainly because they never put in the product's manual any instructions for that.  ...  "
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" ...  Disappointed by the "user unfriendly" connections/extensions and lack of adequate manual/explanation.  ...  "
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" ...  It took me a while to figure it out but someone else may be very frustrated without any instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  The instruction paper doesn't give instructions on how to put it together but it is very self explanatory and should be able to be put together with just one person.  ...  "
Cover
 7
case, bag, get, sturdier, included
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The carrying bag is a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  The carrying bag is a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  This is such a great deal you get 3 backdrops and a carrying case!  ...  "
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" ...  4 Carrying bag included  ...  "
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" ...  And it has a carry case for everything.  ...  "
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" ...  Each softbox comes with it’s own carrying pouch.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 7
broken, upon, defective, came, arrival
-100%
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" ...  1 out of the 3 came in DOA.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the pieces broken.  ...  "
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" ...  SO, TOTAL DAMAGE? ... - Might be defective .  ...  "
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" ...  Product great however one bulb was broken.  ...  "
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" ...  The one big negative is that one of the stands are defective.  ...  "
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" ...  I was not able to use it when it arrived because it was damaged upon arrival.  ...  "
Product As Described
 6
backdrops, pictures, lighting
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Works as described  ...  "
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" ...  We use it to have a neat quality of pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  As shown in picture  ...  "
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" ...  The photo I attached is using one of the softboxes for lighting and that's it.  ...  "
Drying
 6
wrinkles, fabric, creases, backdrops, steam
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It packs away nicely as well and the backdrops are so easy to remove the creases from because they are a cotton fabric.  ...  "
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" ...  (Here is a tip: First iron all of them!  ...  "
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" ...  The diffuser cover for them also comes folded up pretty tightly, so they have wrinkles/creases.  ...  "
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" ...  Obviously shipping it causes wrinkles but if you use a steam iron, it helps smooth it out.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 6
bright, super, screens, screen, also
+100%
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" ...  Especially the green screen.  ...  "
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" ...  * The brightness of the lights is excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are super bright but not blindingly so.  ...  "
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" ...  Once the soft screens are on the light is fully diffused.  ...  "
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" ...  Once the soft screens are on the light is fully diffused.  ...  "
Comfort
 6
light, head light, fall, boom arm, stand
+50%
-50%
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" ...  I have used it four times and already two have snapped with very little pressure.  ...  "
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" ...  Difficult to assemble and they are very small and the stands are not good and will easily fall over.  ...  "
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" ...  I over filled mine and the stitching began to tear before I even used it.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 5
clear, bright
+100%
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" ...  We use it to have a neat quality of pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  The pictures turn out nice.  ...  "
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" ...  The pictures would come out bright and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  The pictures would come out bright and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  They have allowed me to take much better pictures at home and I am very pleased.  ...  "
Video Playback
 5
youtube, lighting, streams, studio, kit
+100%
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" ...  This gives me more than enough lighting for my YouTube videos.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the lighting makes it much brighter in the room for me when filming YouTube videos and it also puts a nice softness to your face.  ...  "
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" ...  Most importantly they make my YouTube videos look awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  A great lighting kit for making videos.  ...  "
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" ...  * Have the basics to take good studio photographs or make videos for youtube or streams. ... I currently use this product for my YouTube videos and Twitch streams  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
done, gets, professional, price, lights
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Does the job  ...  "
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" ...  This product is very helpful in my daily tasks.  ...  "
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" ...  Next time will be much faster.  ...  "
Cable Length
 4
longer, cords, short, extension, could
+50%
-50%
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" ...  My ONLY complaint is the cords are ridiculously short, you will need extension cords.  ...  "
Capacity
 3
+100%
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" ...  It is long enough for me to use in the living room and hallway.  ...  "
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" ...  Wife bought these for her makeup room, we are now almost late to work every day.  ...  "
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" ...  They’re large bulbs so I’m referring to house slipper style socks.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I tried reaching out to Craphy via Facebook and have yet to recieve an answer.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried reaching out to Craphy via Facebook and have yet to recieve an answer.  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
rusted, 1
+33%
-67%
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" ...  The product was old and had chips in it and dust all over it.  ...  "
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" ...  let’s get down and dirty.  ...  "

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