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Da-Lite Deluxe Background Stand with One Crossbar

B&H # DABGSD1 MFR # 42082
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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
 
4.4

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (14)
  • Easy to use (11)
  • Lightweight (11)
  • Long-lasting (5)
  • Reliable (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (7)
    • Portraits (7)
    • General purpose (5)
    • Studio (5)
    • Travel (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (4), Professional (3), Semi-professional (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    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

    Meets all expectations

    By Photogirl

    from Norfolk Virgina

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Portraits

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

      I was very impressed with Background stand and the customer serice at the time I purchased this item. Every time I have order all my questions are resolved before the end of the transaction . And I feel as if BH takes the time to help their customers.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Our Blacklight Team Loves These

      By Bad Ethel

      from Alma GA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Color Value
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

          We use these back ground stands for a very large black light puppet stage. We have 10 sets of them and they are perfect for travel and set up. I highly recommend them to anyone in the puppet ministry for your stages.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great for puppetry, too!

          By Rhonda

          from Atlanta, Georgia

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use

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

            We use this for puppetry. Great crossbar length. Extra clamps allow you to add a second crossbar. We've been using these for several years and although not as portable as some systems, the clamp system is the best. If the crossbar is fully extended it tends to slightly sag with the curtain, so don't over extend the bar.

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            • No

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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!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • 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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                • No

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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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                  (7 of 7 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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