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Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar

B&H # DABGSD1 Mfr # 42082
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You Pay: $178.25

This is the Da-Lite Deluxe Background Support System with a crossbar that telescopes from 56 to 151". It can hold paper or cloth backgrounds to a maximum height of almost 8.17'

Heavy duty 1-1/8" and 1" tubing holds the heaviest roll of backdrop or drapes.
Extra light background stand convenient for on-location work where portability is required.

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Da-LiteDeluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar
 
4.3

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (11)
  • Easy to use (11)
  • Lightweight (9)
  • Reliable (5)
  • Portable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (6)
    • Portraits (6)
    • Studio (5)
    • General purpose (4)
    • Travel (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (4), Professional (3), Semi-professional (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great product

    For our most recent photo shoot we were in an older building with uneven floors. I'm pleased with the stability when we extened the tripod to full height with a 10' roll of...Read complete review

    For our most recent photo shoot we were in an older building with uneven floors. I'm pleased with the stability when we extened the tripod to full height with a 10' roll of paper.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not what I expected

    I hate to write a negative review especially after reading how pleased most seem with this stand. The build is decent, with exception to the crossbar which is pretty flimsy. It does OK...Read complete review

    I hate to write a negative review especially after reading how pleased most seem with this stand. The build is decent, with exception to the crossbar which is pretty flimsy. It does OK with very light, short muslins, but with a quality, heavier, longer muslin that has to be "worked with" in regards of getting up, clamped and pulled across the floor (for full length shots) this thing is useless. Biggest problem is the "footprint" of the stands are quite small. They tip over easily if youre working with a heavier background. (Which is what I use most of the time.) I see why they recommend the 15 lb sandbags to help anchor the stands. I have a lot of different stands but needed another with a telescopic crossbar ........ the reviews led me to this one. The Savage or most other brand stands have a wider footprint (wider leg tips on the floor for stability) ....... I should have just picked up another of those. Theyre OK after theyre set up but be careful about them tipping over. Especially if you have a studio full of young kids.

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    5.0

    Simply the Best!

    By Gabriel the Performer

    from San Francisco, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Special Events

      Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

      I've been using the Da-Lite stands for staging and backdrops for years and absolutely love them. They are portable, adjustable and easy to set up so make transforming a space a breeze. They are high quality and will last you years, if you take care of them. And even if you don't, they still last!

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      • No

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      4.0

      Great for the price

      By bpatoc

      from Seattle

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Color Value
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors

        Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

        Great product for the cost. Crossbar is sturdy, which is very important to me since I hold 12' rolls of seamless. My only complaint is that the legs to the base stands don't spread very far apart. I wish they had a slightly larger footprint - especially when holding a heavy backdrop several feet in the air.

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        • No

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        3.0

        Poorly designed crossbar

        By Hurricane Man

        from Miami, FL

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Flimsy

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors

        Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

        The uprights are stout & lightweight, but the crossbar is poorly designed. It's horribly unstable during setup with a large muslin. It would be much better if the telescoping crossbar could twist-lock each extension into a rigid position like a painter's extension pole. I also found that after unpacking the crossbar for my second use that it was locked in it's collapsed state and I had to free the frozen sections with channel-lock pliers. I'm currently using two Pony Spring "A" Clamps to restrict each crossbar section into extended position during setup. I feel Da-Lite could use a bit of daylight in their design.

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        4.0

        great product!

        By Coordinator

        from Yuma, AZ

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

        • Bar not heavy duty

        Best Uses

        • Theatre backdrops

        Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

        we used this product as a brackdrop for our play. Our set designer came with the idea of using shower curtains hooks to change the scene. It worked very good. Just need a heavier bar to hold on the weight. But it lasts.

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        3.0

        Solid but light

        By Cap'n A-Hab

        from Champaign, IL

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits
          • Studio

          Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

          This is a light stand and a heavy muslin will make it difficult to move. Hard to stretch the dimensions with a background on it. As well, could use more weight in the legs.

          That said, it does a good job at doing what it's supposed to do. It's easy to set up, tear down, transport, and overall is a good addition to my photo arsenal

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          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Not what I expected

          By Ed

          from Atlanta Area Ga.

          About Me Professional

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Difficult To Use
          • Not Durable

          Best Uses

          • Portraits
          • Studio

          Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

          I hate to write a negative review especially after reading how pleased most seem with this stand. The build is decent, with exception to the crossbar which is pretty flimsy. It does OK with very light, short muslins, but with a quality, heavier, longer muslin that has to be "worked with" in regards of getting up, clamped and pulled across the floor (for full length shots) this thing is useless. Biggest problem is the "footprint" of the stands are quite small. They tip over easily if youre working with a heavier background. (Which is what I use most of the time.) I see why they recommend the 15 lb sandbags to help anchor the stands. I have a lot of different stands but needed another with a telescopic crossbar ........ the reviews led me to this one. The Savage or most other brand stands have a wider footprint (wider leg tips on the floor for stability) ....... I should have just picked up another of those. Theyre OK after theyre set up but be careful about them tipping over. Especially if you have a studio full of young kids.

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          5.0

          Nice Stand!

          By PinsAndVids

          from Atlanta, GA

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Traveling

            Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

            The stands are sturdy and do what I want - Hold up a backdrop.

            I'd buy them again.

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            5.0

            Worth it...

            By Kylee

            from Lincoln, Nebraska

            About Me Getting Started

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Home
              • Portraits
              • Studio
              • Traveling

              Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

              It's light and portable. With that, it's not the sturdiest. So it depends what you're going for. I plan on traveling a lot with mine so the light portable aspect won over the sturdiness of it.

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              5.0

              Very Well Made

              By Mike the Legal Video Guy

              from Houston, TX

              About Me Semi-Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Portraits
                • Studio
                • Traveling

                Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                I had never bought anything like this and am very pleased with it. I knew the name Da-Lite from as long ago as my Dad's old 8MM projector screen and knew we used it for years without a hitch. They apparently are still very quality conscience as this rig is built like a tank. Way to go Da-Lite and B & H!

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                5.0

                Great background stand for decent price

                By Frank

                from Los Angeles, CA

                About Me Semi-Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • No carry bag
                • Not very compact

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Portraits

                Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                The built quality of this background stand is really good just from the look and feel of it. The only thing I don't really like is the safe-lock clutch collars to adjust the height.

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                4.0

                Good & Affordable

                By Sloane

                from Nashville, Tn

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • Doesn't come with a bag

                Best Uses

                • Everyday use
                • Home
                • Portraits
                • Studio
                • Traveling

                Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                Easy to set up
                Lightweight
                Adjustable
                Sturdy

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Excellent Product

                By Phil the Unemployed

                from Sheboygan, WI

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors

                  Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                  The product is very stable and does exactly what you'd expect.

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                  5.0

                  A needed item

                  By jimmyd

                  from South Carolina

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Attach Securely
                  • Durable
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light
                    • Night Time
                    • Outdoors
                    • Special Events

                    Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                    I did not want to spend the extra on this but I am glad I did. It operates easily holds my Backdrop Alley back drops wonderfully,(I don't used paper rolls). I also have two collapsible that it supports well. Works great/you look a lot more professional/easy to deal with.

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                    5.0

                    Good Value

                    By CSW

                    from Indianapolis, IN

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors

                      Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                      The stand is easy to assemble and sturdy.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Good

                      By Lynn Fisher Photography

                      from Woodstock, CT

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Portable
                      • Quick Setup

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portrait Photography

                        Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                        Easy to use
                        seems sturdy, but worried about strength

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Stands

                        By FishDawg

                        from Boise, ID

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Portable
                        • Quick Setup

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Events
                          • Interviews

                          Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                          I thought that these were going to be some cheap stands. I know that DA-LITE makes quality products and this is another one. I found this product easy to set up by yourself. I have not tried any others but I did like how nice and sturdy the legs are.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Quality. Does A Great Job.

                          By Jeff

                          from Kansas City, Missouri

                          About Me Novice

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Portable
                          • Quick Setup

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                              Does as advertised. Seems to be of quality construction. I use it with a 24 foot black muslin background and it has no problems supporting it. Would recommend to a friend.

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                              5.0

                              Great product

                              By nick

                              from Des Moines, IA

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Improves Performance
                              • Portable
                              • Quick Setup

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • In house photo shoot

                                Comments about Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar:

                                For our most recent photo shoot we were in an older building with uneven floors. I'm pleased with the stability when we extened the tripod to full height with a 10' roll of paper.

                                Share this review

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