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8.5” High Output Reflector

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The 8.5” High Output Reflector produces a 45° beam spread that is more narrow than the 80° beam spread from our standard 7” wide-angle reflector. Additionally, it produces approximately 1 f-stop more light on the subject. This reflector is an excellent choice for general-purpose lighting due to its high efficiency and very smooth feathered pattern. It can be used alone for a bright and directed throw, or used in conjunction with many other Buff lighting modifiers such as our 8.5” honeycomb grids, various brands of umbrellas, and brolly boxes.


General use silver reflector designed for high output
Bright silver with a textured finish
Umbrella hole (supports up to 9.5mm shafts)
Recessed outer lip holds 8.5” grids (sold separately)
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1-Year Factory Warranty

Product Specs

  Dimensions Beam Spread Coverage Calculation
8.5HOR 8.5 in. (diameter) x 4 in. (depth) 45° 0.83 x distance of flash from subject = diameter of coverage on subject

Expected Output

  at 10 ft at 5 ft. Guide Number
X3200 f32 +1/10 f64 +1/10 331
E640 / B1600 / X1600 f22 + 1/10 f45 + 1/10 234
DB800 / B800 / X800 f16 + 1/10 f32 + 1/10 166
DB400 / B400 f11 +1/10 f22 +1/10 117