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How to Use the AD200 + RapidBox

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Using a Godox AD200 and Westcott RapidBox Together!

Written by: Mike Musto, Evermore Imaging

I’ve been there. You love using your Wescott Rapid box and speedlight, but now it’s time to kick it up a notch. You order one of those AD200’s everyone’s been freaking out over and just finish unpacking it. Now the realization that there’s no default way to mount it hits you - <insert profanity here!>

Today I’m going to share with you a quick fix that lasted me a 40 wedding season and beyond! Chances are, you have a lot of this stuff lying around your home or studio already. Don’t worry all my fellow MagMod fans, this works for you too!

Here’s what you’ll need:

Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Remove the RapidBox’s cold shoe

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Step 2: Attach the stud adapter to the mounting bracket

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Step 3: Mount S-Type bracket onto the stud adapter

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Step 4: Estimate rapid box height based on bracket location

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Step 5: Mount AD200 and start shooting!

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Thanks for taking the time to read this article! You’re now ready to enjoy the amazing combination of the AD200 and Rapid Box!

Nicole Apuzzo