Flashpoint Replacement Spiral Fluorescent Bulb, 30 Watts, Equivalent Output of 150 Watts, Fits Standard Household Sockets, E26 - E27

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About Flashpoint

Flashpoint Spiral Fluorescent Bulb 30 Watts. These 30 Watt Bulbs have an equivelant output of 150 Watts. Fits all Standard Household Sockets. (E26 - E27)
rated 8000 hours

Summary of Customer Reviews

(7)
Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Good power output (5),Durable (3),Good color value (3)
Best Uses:
General purpose (5),Indoors (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Semi-pro photographer (3)

Flashpoint Features

  • 5000-5600 Kelvin

Flashpoint Specifications

Dimensions
Length 6.8" from end to end
Diameter: 58mm
CRI: 91

Reviews about this item

Review Snapshot®

 
4.6

(based on 7 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

excellent

excellent source of natural light and is perfect to make reproductions for artists

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Flashpoint vs Westcott

Following several other review regarding the light out put I did a simple test comparing Flashpoint and Westcott Daylight balanced (5500K) flourecent light bulbs.1. Flashpoint 5500K 30W (FPFB30) - [$]2. Flashpoint 5500K 45W (FPFB45) - $36.953. Westcott 27W (WESLT275) - $944. Westcott 50W - 4x50W, 1x20W (WE50WFL5P) - $146.90 I used a TD5 with a Westcott 36" x 48" Bruce Dorn Shallow Soft Box (no inner buffle)I measured about 12 feet from the light source using Sekonic 358, (ball inside) in a da...

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Following several other review regarding the light out put I did a simple test comparing Flashpoint and Westcott Daylight balanced (5500K) flourecent light bulbs.1. Flashpoint 5500K 30W (FPFB30) - [$]2. Flashpoint 5500K 45W (FPFB45) - $36.953. Westcott 27W (WESLT275) - $944. Westcott 50W - 4x50W, 1x20W (WE50WFL5P) - $146.90 I used a TD5 with a Westcott 36" x 48" Bruce Dorn Shallow Soft Box (no inner buffle)I measured about 12 feet from the light source using Sekonic 358, (ball inside) in a dark room. I tested it twice, both time with ISO 1000 , first time with fixed aperture 2.0 and second with fixed 1/60 speed.I measured the light 5 times, for 1-5 light bulbs.I'm not sure how much this help but here are my results, as I tested them:ISO 1000, Fixed Apreture 2.0:1 bulbWestcott 27W- 1/30Flashpoint 30W- 1/30Flashpoint 45W- 1/30Westcott 50W - 1/15 2 bulbsWestcott 27W- 1/60Flashpoint 30W- 1/60Flashpoint 45W- 1/80Westcott 50W - 1/1003 bulbsWestcott 27W- 1/100Flashpoint 30W- 1/80Flashpoint 45W- 1/100-125Westcott 50W - 1/1604 bulbsWestcott 27W- 1/125Flashpoint 30W- 1/125Flashpoint 45W- 1/160Westcott 50W - 1/2505 bulbsWestcott 27W- 1/160Flashpoint 30W- 1/160Flashpoint 45W- 1/160-200Westcott 50W - 1/320ISO 1000, Fixed Speed 1/60:1 bulbWestcott 27W- 1.4Flashpoint 30W- 1.3Flashpoint 45W- 1.4Westcott 50W - 1.12 bulbsWestcott 27W- 2.0Flashpoint 30W- 1.8Flashpoint 45W- 2.0-2.2Westcott 50W - 2.53 bulbsWestcott 27W- 2.5Flashpoint 30W- 2.2Flashpoint 45W- 2.5Westcott 50W - 2.84 bulbsWestcott 27W- 2.8Flashpoint 30W- 2.8Flashpoint 45W- 3.2Westcott 50W - 4.05 bulbsWestcott 27W- 3.2Flashpoint 30W- 3.2Flashpoint 45W- 3.2-3.6Westcott 50W - 4.5From what I saw the Westcott 27 and Flashpoint show up similar results (you need to let the lights warm up for a minute or two), followed by the Flashpoint 45W and the Westcott 50W.

Reviewed by 7 customers

 
5.0

FLASHPOINT BULBS ARE FINE

By

from SPRINGFIELD, IL  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I AM USING THEM AS A BACKGROUND LIGHT AND THEY ARE FINE

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Works perfectly

By

from Los Angeles, CA  -  Pro Photographer

Flashpoint bulbs are well made, great price and do a good job.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Price is right for this bulb.

By

from Connecticut  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Produces consistent quality light.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Flashpoint Spiral Fluorescent Bulb, 20 W

By

from Grand Junction, CO  -  Photo Enthusiast

My wife has macular degeneration an is very light sensitive. This bulb has allowed her to see more clearly than those with 2700k, 3500k or even 6500k.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

excellent

By

from Lynchburg,VA  -  Semi-pro Photographer

excellent source of natural light and is perfect to make reproductions for artists

(3 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Flashpoint vs Westcott

By

from Boston, MA

Following several other review regarding the light out put I did a simple test comparing Flashpoint and Westcott Daylight balanced (5500K) flourecent light bulbs.1. Flashpoint 5500K 30W (FPFB30) - [$]2. Flashpoint 5500K 45W (FPFB45) - $36.953. Westcott 27W (WESLT275) - $944. Westcott 50W - 4x50W, 1x20W (WE50WFL5P) - $146.90 I used a TD5 with a Westcott 36" x 48" Bruce Dorn Shallow Soft Box (no inner buffle)I measured about 12 feet from the light source using Sekonic 358, (ball inside) in a dark room. I tested it twice, both time with ISO 1000 , first time with fixed aperture 2.0 and second with fixed 1/60 speed.I measured the light 5 times, for 1-5 light bulbs.I'm not sure how much this help but here are my results, as I tested them:ISO 1000, Fixed Apreture 2.0:1 bulbWestcott 27W- 1/30Flashpoint 30W- 1/30Flashpoint 45W- 1/30Westcott 50W - 1/15 2 bulbsWestcott 27W- 1/60Flashpoint 30W- 1/60Flashpoint 45W- 1/80Westcott 50W - 1/1003 bulbsWestcott 27W- 1/100Flashpoint 30W- 1/80Flashpoint 45W- 1/100-125Westcott 50W - 1/1604 bulbsWestcott 27W- 1/125Flashpoint 30W- 1/125Flashpoint 45W- 1/160Westcott 50W - 1/2505 bulbsWestcott 27W- 1/160Flashpoint 30W- 1/160Flashpoint 45W- 1/160-200Westcott 50W - 1/320ISO 1000, Fixed Speed 1/60:1 bulbWestcott 27W- 1.4Flashpoint 30W- 1.3Flashpoint 45W- 1.4Westcott 50W - 1.12 bulbsWestcott 27W- 2.0Flashpoint 30W- 1.8Flashpoint 45W- 2.0-2.2Westcott 50W - 2.53 bulbsWestcott 27W- 2.5Flashpoint 30W- 2.2Flashpoint 45W- 2.5Westcott 50W - 2.84 bulbsWestcott 27W- 2.8Flashpoint 30W- 2.8Flashpoint 45W- 3.2Westcott 50W - 4.05 bulbsWestcott 27W- 3.2Flashpoint 30W- 3.2Flashpoint 45W- 3.2-3.6Westcott 50W - 4.5From what I saw the Westcott 27 and Flashpoint show up similar results (you need to let the lights warm up for a minute or two), followed by the Flashpoint 45W and the Westcott 50W.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

good color balanced light

By

from maryland  -  Pro Photographer

good color balanced light bulb

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