Filmtools 18" White Paper China Ball

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  • Filmtools #: 3876
  • Mfr #: L18-N1221-18"
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Product Features
Filmtools 18" White China Ball with Metal Ribs. Photo #4 shows a the optional Lindcraft SB7 Scrim Bag holding six Filmtools 18" China Balls.

Availability: In stock

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Price After Rebate $4.20
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  • Overview
    The Filmtools 18" White China Ball, aka China Ball or Chinese paper lantern, has metal ribs. Perfect for creating natural soft light and pleasant skin tones. Lanterns ship in a separate box from other items in your order. Use a maximum strength bulb of 100 watts. Bulb and socket assembly are not included. Photo #3 shows the 85 watt fluorescent globe for scale purposes

    Socket required. Although standard household bulbs can be used, Filmtools suggests using  bulbs made for photography when using these lanterns for film and video.

    Filmtools China Ball Globe Guide:
    12"- 60W
    18"- 100W
    24"- 150W
    30"- 250W

    Filmtools China Balls are designed to allow heat to escape through the top and therefore are not compatible with the LanternLock, system which employees the use of paper lanterns that have an opening of 5", regardless of size. The 18" Filmtools China Ball has a 6.25" diameter top hole and a 4" bottom hole.

    Some customers use up to 1000 watt bulbs in the 24" and 30" China Balls. If you do use higher than recommended globes be sure to never leave them unattended due to the threat of spontaneous fire. Filmtools is not responsible for any damage or injury caused by the use of higher than recommended lamp wattage.

The Filmtools 18" White China Ball, aka China Ball or Chinese paper lantern, has metal ribs. Perfect for creating natural soft light and pleasant skin tones. Lanterns ship in a separate box from other items in your order. Use a maximum strength bulb of 100 watts. Bulb and socket assembly are not included. Photo #3 shows the 85 watt fluorescent globe for scale purposes

Socket required. Although standard household bulbs can be used, Filmtools suggests using  bulbs made for photography when using these lanterns for film and video.

Filmtools China Ball Globe Guide:
12"- 60W
18"- 100W
24"- 150W
30"- 250W

Filmtools China Balls are designed to allow heat to escape through the top and therefore are not compatible with the LanternLock, system which employees the use of paper lanterns that have an opening of 5", regardless of size. The 18" Filmtools China Ball has a 6.25" diameter top hole and a 4" bottom hole.

Some customers use up to 1000 watt bulbs in the 24" and 30" China Balls. If you do use higher than recommended globes be sure to never leave them unattended due to the threat of spontaneous fire. Filmtools is not responsible for any damage or injury caused by the use of higher than recommended lamp wattage.