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Matthews Reverse Stand - 7' (2.1m)

B&H # MAR MFR # B387486
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You Pay: $59.95

The Matthews Reverse Stand is best suited for location work, since it can fold back on itself into a very compact package only 22.75" (58 cm) long. It has four risers, and its maximum height is 83.5" (2.1 m).

Sturdy
It can accommodate 11 lbs (5 kg) at maximum height.
It has nuts and bolts construction -- not rivets.
Minimum Height 23" (58 cm)
Maximum Height 83.5" (2.1 m)
Closed Length 22.75" (58 cm)
Footprint Diameter 32" (81 cm)
Weight 3 lbs (1.4 kg)
Maximum Load 11 lbs (5 kg)
Attachment Size Baby (5/8")
Accepts Wheels No
Air Cushioned No
Matthews Reverse Stand - 7' (2.1m)
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    MatthewsReverse Stand - 7'
     
    4.8

    (based on 52 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (39)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    98%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (39)
    • Easy to set up (38)
    • Reliable (33)
    • Consistent (18)
    • Durable (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Photography (26)
      • Portraits (24)
      • Strobe lighting (21)
      • Artificial lighting (19)
      • Weddings (11)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (27), Semi-pro photographer (11), Photo enthusiast (3), Professional (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (42)

      Reviewed by 52 customers

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      5.0

      awesome

      By Jporter

      from Tn

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Portraits
        • Strobe Lighting

        Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

        Love how my light box will go all the way to the floor with this!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Solid stand, easy to pack, hard to beat

        By aj52

        from Westport, CT

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Photography

          Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

          I bought this stand as a utility stand for lights or occasionally for a boom mic. I was impressed by the way the legs fold and can be used flat on the ground, as I am always nervous about microphones getting knocked over. This feels very sturdy and well made. Note that it's about 6' with the legs flat on the ground, the 7' figure requires them to be used "normally". I expect to get another one of these soon and use them as my daily light stands.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Light, sturdy, large foot print

          By Jitu

          from Virginia Beach, VA

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Light
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable
          • Sturdy

          Cons

          • Expensive

          Best Uses

          • Artificial Lighting
          • Photography
          • Portraits
          • Strobe Lighting
          • Weddings

          Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

          I bought this stand to be used for sooting on location. The compact and large foot print is what attracted me to buy this product. When I tested it out, I was pleased with the sturdiness and the ability to fold up into a nice compact size to be put in a Pelican case or other lightstand case/bag. I mounted a Profoto head with a large Paul C. Buff foldable softbox and Profoto battery attached to the base of the stand with Manfrotto super clamp. Works like a charm and easy to move it around with one hand.The only reason I didn't give it a 5 star is because of the price.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great stand

          By islegypsy39

          from Maui Hawaii

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Photography
            • Portraits
            • Strobe Lighting

            Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

            Simple works smoothly, portable exactly why I was looking for...

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great compact stand

            By mcp

            from Burbank, CA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Photography
              • Portraits
              • Strobe Lighting

              Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

              I love Matthews sands and this one is definitely not at sturdy as some of the other but it does allow me to get me soft box really low to the ground. Great little stand to have in the kit!

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              • No

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              5.0

              I love this stand

              By just for fun

              from wisconsin

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Artificial Lighting
                • Photography
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting

                Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                light weight and perfect.

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                5.0

                Strong and lightweight.

                By Bikeguy

                from New York City

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                  Excellent build quality and portable.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Love these!

                  By Antman

                  from Minneapolis, MN

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Artificial Lighting
                    • Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Strobe Lighting
                    • Weddings

                    Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                    I use these stands for location work and love them! They're extremely portable yet solid enough to hold studio strobes. They fold down small enough to fit in my air case with my strobes allowing me the luxury of not having to bring an extra light stand bag. Highly recommended!

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Awesome Product!

                    By LauraTav

                    from Visalia, CA

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Artificial Lighting
                      • Photography
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                      LOVE how this stand allows for the light to get down low!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Open all the way flat!

                      By Kat

                      from Ga

                      Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                      Great stand. Love that it sits flat on the ground. Gives me peace of mind that it won't tople over.

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                      4.0

                      Great light stand

                      By JKM

                      from New York, NY

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Artificial Lighting
                        • Photography
                        • Portraits
                        • Strobe Lighting

                        Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                        This is a well made stand that offers excellent size to weight. If you need to travel with your gear, but want something actually usable for medium-sized lights (I use these regularly with a Dynalite Roadmax kit), these are a good option.I own larger stands from Matthews/Avenger, but scrapped my older lightweight bogen/manfrotto stands in favor of these.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Great Stands

                        By PGC

                        from Rhode Island

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                            The best stands I have used for the money. Fold up small, very stable. I use with LitePanels Sola 4 and have gone full height with no problems in wind.

                            Great product.

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                            • No

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Great portable stand!

                            By Matt

                            from Southampton, NY

                            Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                            I had reviewed a number of the portable, reverse leg stands on BH website. I thought I would end up with the Manfrotto version, since the usually produce a quality product.

                            I happened to be in Manhattan, so I stopped by the BH superstore to check out some of these stands in person. After seeing them, I felt this stand was much better quality for basically the same price. It may be slightly heavier than some of the other competing stands, but it is an easy trade off for the obvious quality in this product. Plus, almost all of the joints are nut and bolt, instead of rivets, making adjustments and repairs much easier.

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                            5.0

                            Can it be better?

                            By Hamppu

                            from Stockholm, Sweden

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Lightweight
                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Professional Use

                              Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                              This stand is 5 star, nothing less. It's light, steady and well crafted. I especially like the locking mechanism that is safe and has a very good feel. Quarter turn between locking and unlocking.

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                              • No

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                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Top quality product!

                              By ggweci

                              from Stouffville, Ontario, Canada

                              Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                              Bought this as a second portable stand to go with my Manfrotto Nano 5001b stand. This Matthews one is only slightly longer when collapsed, but is much more solid and stable when in use. Highly recommend!

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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Great value

                              By Mee

                              from Canada

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                                    Holds my 50" westcott soft box close to the ground. Sturdy and affordable.

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                                    • No

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Pperfect

                                    By Shutterrbug

                                    from Ohio

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent
                                    • Easy To Set Up
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Photography
                                      • Portraits
                                      • Strobe Lighting

                                      Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                                      This stand allows the softbox to go all the way to the floor which is great for photographing little ones in my small space.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      more stable than I thought they'd be

                                      By Russ

                                      from Los Angeles

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Consistent
                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Reliable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Artificial Lighting

                                        Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                                        Probably the best small travel stand I've used. Lightyears better than the reverse kit stands from a company like Lowel. I pack them in Diva200 kits for travel. Just perfect.

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                                        5.0

                                        Great stand Great price

                                        By Shananana

                                        from Orlando, FL

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Artificial Lighting
                                          • Photography
                                          • Portraits
                                          • Strobe Lighting
                                          • Weddings

                                          Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                                          This is my first light stand and so far I love it. As a newborn photographer I most love that it drops all the way to the floor. Because I have small children running around my lights I will add sandbags to the base, but if I only photographed adults I don't think it would be necessary. I'm overall very pleased with my purchase.

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                                          5.0

                                          Lightweight and sturdy

                                          By Mario Reise

                                          from Sanford, FL

                                          About Me Photography Student

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Consistent
                                          • Easy To Set Up
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Portraits

                                            Comments about Matthews Reverse Stand - 7':

                                            I worried that a lightweight stand would be too unstable. This stand is well built and able to handle on location demands.

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                                            • No

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