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QSB-42 Softbox

QSB-42 Softbox

Regular price $199.00 USD
Regular price $199.00 USD Sale price $199.00 USD
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Bigger. Softer. Better. The Cheetah QSB-42 softbox is a 42 inch modifier that provides beautiful wraparound light with a build quality made to last. The largest in our QSB collection, it offers the softest light. When space isn't a thing, but light quality is, the QSB-42 is unbeatable with all the diffusion goodness you could ever want. 

The innovative Quick Release System is designed for speedy set up and break downs for the creator on the go! Just as easy as it is to open and close a traditional umbrella, you can have your modifier set up in seconds, saving you time and stress when you are creating your masterpiece. This is extra important if you are renting space because who wants to waste time setting up and breaking down when you could be making more magic? 

The interior of the softbox is lined with a specially engineered pebbled silver material, a Cheetah Stand exclusive. Smooth silver material can produce significant hot spots in the light output making it difficult to use the box without a diffuser. The unique design of the pebbling in our softbox diffuses the light, resulting in more consistent light while maintaining maximum output. This is especially important when shooting in bright sun when you need to get the most power from your lights. 

The exterior is a tough, flexible material that is tear-resistant and water-resistant. It comes equipped with 2 layers of diffusion that can all be easily cleaned - especially important if you are going to take it on adventures! Combined with the best grid in the market measuring at 2in x 2in x 2in, you will have extreme control of your light spread.

The reflector plate adds an extra dimension to the capabilities of this softbox. The plate comes pre-installed, but is removable by user. You can use the QSB with or without any diffuser to produce an edgy and crisp light that is great for showing the shape and texture of your subject.
For softer light, add the front diffuser.
For even softer light, use both front and inner diffuser.
The diffusers can be used in combination with the reflector plate, or without it to achieve many different looks with a single softbox.

The 4 thumbscrew design makes it easy to change speed ring inserts when you switch between lighting systems quickly and without tools.

1 QSB-42 Softbox
1 Carrying bag
1 Front diffuser
1 Inner diffuser
1 Eggcrate Grid
1 Reflector plate

Weight with accessories attached: 3.12 lb
Weight with bag: 4.2 lb
Diameter (point-to-point): 41.6 in
Depth (when expanded): 20 in
Folded length: 30.75 in
Folded width: 7 in

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Customer Reviews

Based on 73 reviews
Harold Jackson
Quick and easy

Quick and easy to set up and pack away. Was worried my Nikon speedlight wouldn't be enough for such a big modifier, but they work great together to make soft, even light. Very stable on our C12 stand.


• paired with my Godox AD600-pro, the QSB-42 is great softbox providing the perfect light

Robert Wallis
Soft box never received!!!!

Ordered 42” soft box but it was not delivered to my mail room and Fedex even had a picture of the package delivered to some place but not my mail room but customer no service don’t care and I’m out $ 199.00, bummer!!!!

Hi Robert,

As we discussed, FedEx has pictures of them leaving it at your location, so it is out of our control as far as theft/lost of delivery. This needs to be reported to FedEx, which we did on behalf of you and they stated the same issue (it was delivered with evidence). We could not argue the wrong location as we are not the recipient. So we advise you to follow up with them on this issue. To prevent this in future orders, we suggest you use the signature delivery or have it dropped off at a more secure location that carriers offer. I'm sorry if you feel like we don't care, but we do and have tried to help you to the best of our abilities. - Charles

Good soft box

Good soft box reasonable price for the quality. Best customer service!

Rick H.
42 inch QSB

Seems very sturdy and well built.