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How to dismantle this small octagonal softbox?

I need help to dismantle a softbox. The model is an Elinchrom 22" Portalite octagonal softbox. From memory it was exceptionally difficult to assemble and now I'm finding it so impossible to ...
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Hahnel remote fires Canon 5DMk2 + Elinchrom lights, but how to simultaneously fire a Mamiya RZ?

I have a set-up where I'm able to use a Hahnel Captur flash remote to fire my Canon 5D Mark 2 which is connected to my Elinchrom lights...But, I'd also like to simultaneously fire my Mamiya RZ. I ...
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Universal wireless radio transmitter that can trigger Elinchrom studio strobes, Yongnuo speedlites and Godox flash

I have a pair of Elinchrom D-Lite-2 IT 200Ws studio strobes. The strobes have built-In Skyport wireless receivers and the set came with a Elinchrom Skyport ECO transmitter. This transmitter broke ...
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What is Hi-Sync flash and how does it differ from HSS?

I'm familiar with high-speed sync (HSS) flash, where a speedlight strobes repeatedly to simulate continuous light to overcome sync speed issues. But recently, I heard someone refer to "Hi-Sync" as a ...
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What is the color shift between Alien Bees b800 and Elinchrom Rx 600 lights?

I have a shoot coming up at a rental studio where they provide Alien Bees b800(s). To supplement I'm bringing one of my Elinchrom lights for a key. Anyone know what to expect in terms of color shift ...
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What's the expected misfire rate with studio strobes?

I was hoping to get some idea about what the misfire rate for studio strobe lighting is. Meaning how often on average do your studio strobes not fire when you take a picture? My Elinchrom Style BX-500 ...
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