I'm debating on picking one of these up for usage in a 32" brolly box (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01980STBE) as a quick outdoor portrait kit. Which head would you recommend using for this? If bare bulb, I need to add a reflector as well because I'll need to gel it. I'd really like something like the AD-S6 mount which would place the pivot of my bracket lower in relation to the brolly shaft, allowing for a little more angle control. Planning to use a XT16 as the transmitter in my X-T1 until they release a Fuji version. What would you all recommend?
Use the bare bulb head and don't bother with gelling it for color correction outside. If you need to gel for some other reason then use the fresnel head and place the gel over it. Then get the head as far toward the front as possible to maximize coverage into the box.
I've tried lots of different ways to get more tilt from these boxes. I have a collection of the Westcott Apollos as well as several knockoffs. Of all the options the two that work best are a grip arm or a mini-boom from Paul C. Buff. Grip arm offers most flexibility.
The AD200 and XT16 are on the way now. Already picked up the 32" brolly box and am very happy with it (plan on getting the 48" as well), however I need to re-think my stand situation. I have the following stand which has served me well for a speedlite and umbrella - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003TM600U. Given the short spigot, I've only used a double-knuckle boom which I thoroughly hate. What a horrible design... Pretty sure my only solution is to replace the stand, but that's why I'm asking here. Although I'd love to have a C stand and grip arm, I need something light and collapsible / portable. Are there any proper boom attachments (not double knuckle) that would work with my stand and support the AD200 + 48" Brolly Box? Or am I better off going with https://www.adorama.com/fplsb11.html or https://www.adorama.com/fplsb13.html ? I'm only planning on using the AD200 on it and nothing bigger than the 48" brolly box.