Rapid Box 36" Octa XL with Bowens Speedring

SKU: 2040S

  • For Bowens-mount constant lights and strobes

  • Provides soft and evenly reflected light

  • Instant umbrella-style setup

  • Built-in Bowens speedring

  • Full-stop front diffusion panel

  • Full-stop inner diffusion baffle

  • Durable and lightweight framework

  • Portable 36” design

  • RapidBox Body

  • Built-in Speedring

  • Diffusion Panel

  • Internal Baffle

  • Carry Case

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Product Details

The Rapid Box 36" XL is the durable and portable solution for beautiful modification of strobes and constant lighting. The Rapid Box XL's frame is constructed from solid aluminum to minimize the overall weight and retain product durability for years to come.

This modifier is equipped with a built-in Bowens speedring allowing for immediate shooting. The Rapid Box XL is also offered with attachments for the most popular light heads out in the market.

Built on an umbrella frame, The Rapid Box XL ships ready to use. Simply remove the Rapid Box XL from its travel case, locate and slide the center runner down the rod, and turn to lock the center ring into place. Setup is that simple. When you're ready to break down your Rapid Box XL, simply turn the center ring to unlock and slowly guide the runner down the rod.

The Rapid Box XL is slim in design allowing for extreme portability and effortless storage. This is the perfect large octagonal softbox for on-location photo shoots as it avoids the need for heavy adapter rings and support rods.

The Rapid Box XL immediately provides photographers with a variety of output customization options. Utilize the supplied inner baffle and outer diffusion panel help to control the specularity of the light output. An optional Rapid Box Deflector Plate is also available to eliminate hot spots and achieve a beauty dish output. Photographers are also able to change the Rapid Box Deflector Plate's distance from their light source by simply unscrewing and removing the adjustable center rod.

A durable carry case comes standard with the 36” Rapid Box XL for travel and storage.

Product Specifications


SKU: 2040S
UPC: 817967004862
Warranty: 1 Year
Item Length: 36.00 in. / 91.44 cm
Item Width: 36.00 in. / 91.44 cm
Item Height: 17.70 in. / 44.96 cm
Item Weight: 2.4 lbs. / 1.1 kg
Shipping Length: 5.90 in. / 14.99 cm
Shipping Width: 5.90 in. / 14.99 cm
Shipping Height: 34.60 in. / 87.88 cm
Shipping Weight: 3.7 lbs. / 1.7 kg
Materials: Heavy-Duty Nylon, Steel

Light Modifiers

Mount Type: Quick Collapse
Interior Color: Silver
Compatibility: Studio Lights
Collapsed Length: 5.50 in. / 13.97 cm
Collapsed Width: 5.50 in. / 13.97 cm
Collapsed Height: 34.00 in. / 86.36 cm
Diffuser Density: 1-Stop
Maximum Watts: 500W
Rod Material: Metal

Essential Accessories

Essential Accessories

The Rapid Box XXL

For Strobes and Constant Lights

The 36” Rapid Box XL and the 48” Rapid Box XXL were designed for use with strobes and continuous lighting. These large softboxes are manufactured with the same quality materials as the smaller versions, but with a built-in speedring for nearly all mounting types. Pair your Skylux LED with the Rapid Box for the ultimate in pristine daylight illumination.

A Perfect Pair

For the ultimate lighting, the Rapid Box XL and XXL are both available in a complete kit. Paired with the powerful Skylux LED, these kits include everything a photographer needs for lighting perfection. Both kits feature the Skylux, the Rapid Box, power ballast and case, a power cord, reflector, light stand, carry case, protective cap, and diffusion panels.

The Skylux LED and Rapid Box XXL Kit
The Rapid Box XL

Rapid Assembly

Built on an umbrella-style frame, the Rapid Box XL and XXL sets up with a simple motion. By pushing forward on the center ring, these large modifiers assemble and lock into place. A simple twist on that same ring allows the softbox to collapse to it's dissembled compact size.