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On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs (1.4kg)

B&H # ONCW3 MFR # CW3
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You Pay: $14.95

This On-Stage Counterweight weighs 3 lbs (1.4 kg). This solid steel counterweight slides along, and locks onto most stands and boom arms.

It fits shafts up to 7/8" (2.3 cm) and has a nylon tipped screw for a sure grip.
Unlock and reposition the counterweight according to your load.
On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs (1.4kg)
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    On-StageCounterweight - 3lbs
     
    4.4

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Attaches securely (4)
    • Compact (3)
    • Durable (3)
    • Portable (3)
    • Stable (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home studio (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (6)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Not just for microphone stands

      I looked for quite a while for a pair of counterweights to attach to the handles of my video tripod to try to balance my 15 lb. binocular telescope. While the tripod and video...Read complete review

      I looked for quite a while for a pair of counterweights to attach to the handles of my video tripod to try to balance my 15 lb. binocular telescope. While the tripod and video head are adequately sturdy, the head lacks any counterspring, so when I point the binoculars up, they want to point straight up - instantly! A counterweight attached to each handle would do the trick. There are telescope counterweights that would probably work, but they were either the wrong shape (short but fat), too heavy/bulky, or overpriced. I stumbled on these online, and they are just right for my application. And they are way cheaper than telescope weights.My only concern is that the little nylon ball on the end of the screw won't last. They got flattened the first time I used them.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Arrived defective

      I usually buy Manfrotto, but liked the sleek black design of this. It arrived with a manufacturing defect that would prevent it from sliding onto the largest diameter pole it's intended for.Read complete review

      I usually buy Manfrotto, but liked the sleek black design of this. It arrived with a manufacturing defect that would prevent it from sliding onto the largest diameter pole it's intended for.

      I'm returning it and getting Manfrotto, never had a problem with anything they make.

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      5.0

      Great!

      By ezra

      from NYC

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

          My favorite counterweight. Also good for shoulder rigs-

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great counterweight for home studio mics

          By Stages

          from East Meadow NY

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Durable
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

              I have a few recording mics on booms that are always off balance and ready to fall over. I love these mics and I keep them in very good condition. Installing the counterweight on the other side of the boom with a simple twist of the provided screw makes a budget micstand so much more useable and dependable. The 3 pound weight is perfect for most large diaphram condensers. Money very well spent! B&H prices and shipping are so competitive. Very happy.

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              4.0

              Not just for microphone stands

              By Two eyed Astronomer

              from Glendale, AZ

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Good value
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Night Time
                • Outdoors

                Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

                I looked for quite a while for a pair of counterweights to attach to the handles of my video tripod to try to balance my 15 lb. binocular telescope. While the tripod and video head are adequately sturdy, the head lacks any counterspring, so when I point the binoculars up, they want to point straight up - instantly! A counterweight attached to each handle would do the trick. There are telescope counterweights that would probably work, but they were either the wrong shape (short but fat), too heavy/bulky, or overpriced. I stumbled on these online, and they are just right for my application. And they are way cheaper than telescope weights.My only concern is that the little nylon ball on the end of the screw won't last. They got flattened the first time I used them.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Simple counter weight

                By YovoPhoto

                from USA

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Good Color Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

                  I us this as a counterweight for lighting on a boom and it reside on studio light stands for extra weight in the studio when not on a boom. Does what its supposed to and has a wide gap to fit fairly large tubular sections.

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                  4.0

                  Awesome

                  By toiletboy

                  from Athens GA

                  About Me Photography Student

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Convenient

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

                      Used these to counterbalance a DIY DSLR rig. They work well. Easy to attach. The only drawback is that they feel a little insecure with just a screw holding them on tight. They haven't fallen off yet, but still...

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      it works

                      By chris

                      from brooklyn ny

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

                          perfect for my large condensor mic. My mic has a long body and weighs the boom arm of the stand down causing the tightener to weaken. This weight does the trick and fastens snug to the other end of the stand. I had a 6lb but that was way to heavy. It's a solid piece of metal. It isn't going anywhere, ever!

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                          • No

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                          1.0

                          Arrived defective

                          By Work in Progress

                          from New Jersey

                          About Me Professional

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Cheaper
                          • Looks nice

                          Cons

                          • Defective

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

                            I usually buy Manfrotto, but liked the sleek black design of this. It arrived with a manufacturing defect that would prevent it from sliding onto the largest diameter pole it's intended for.

                            I'm returning it and getting Manfrotto, never had a problem with anything they make.

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                            5.0

                            Works great!

                            By flashpoint08

                            from Abingdon

                            About Me Experienced

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Portable
                            • Stable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Home Studio
                              • Outdoors
                              • Studio

                              Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

                              bought this to use the impact mini boom arm. This secured to the arm perfectly and dose not wobble or slide around. Will be buying more of these.

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                              5.0

                              Perfect for the Impact boom stands

                              By mediclimber

                              from Pottstown, PA

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Holds Items Securely
                              • Portable
                              • Stable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Home Studio

                                Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

                                Perfect size and weight for the Impact boom stands. No more hassles no matter how big the reflector used.

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                                5.0

                                Does what it says

                                By Andy

                                from Encino, CA

                                About Me Experienced

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Holds Items Securely
                                • Portable
                                • Stable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Amateur Recording
                                  • Home Studio
                                  • Professional Recording

                                  Comments about On-Stage Counterweight - 3lbs:

                                  Slides easily up and down a boom arm, stays fixed. Much easier and better looking than DIY ankle weights/plate weights for heavier microphones.

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