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General Brand Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m)

B&H # GBLS10 Mfr # LS-10AB
You Pay: $44.95
Product Highlights
  • Four Sections
  • 5/8" Stud with 1/4"-20 Threaded Top

This Impact Light Stand is aluminum, extends to 10' (3 m), and has four sections, with sure-twist section locks.

If you forget to tighten any section with your light mounted, the light slowly descends, thanks to the air-cushioning of this stand. This useful feature saves equipment, and fingers from harm during busy photo sessions.

Air Cushioned
Protects equipment and fingers from injury due to forgetfulness
Compact Design
Will fit easily into most location cases
Accepts Casters
  • Eases positioning of lights
  • Available as accessories
  • Minimum Height 32.75 in (83.1 cm)
    Maximum Height 10 ft (305 cm)
    Closed Length 34 in (86.3 cm)
    Footprint Diameter 34 in (86 cm)
    Leg Tip 20mm
    Weight 3.1 lbs (1.4kg)
    Maximum Load 8.5lbs (3.6kg)
    Attachment Size 5/8 in (1.6 cm) stud with 1/4-20 in threaded tip
    Accepts Wheels Yes
    Air Cushioned Yes
    General Brand Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m)
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    ImpactAir Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m)
     
    4.4

    (based on 134 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (73)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (44)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    93%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (84)
    • Lightweight (46)
    • Attach securely (36)
    • Long-lasting (30)
    • Good color value (20)

    Cons

    • Flimsy (15)
    • Weak (12)

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (86)
    • General purpose (78)
    • Outdoor events / games (42)
    • Outdoors (41)
    • Low light (33)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (46), Pro photographer (35), Photo enthusiast (23), Casual photographer (7), Professional (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (103)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great stands

    Great stand for mobile setups and light-weight studio work (I own 4 of them). If you plan on using all 10 feet of it's reach, I wouldn't recommend putting much weight at the...Read complete review

    Great stand for mobile setups and light-weight studio work (I own 4 of them). If you plan on using all 10 feet of it's reach, I wouldn't recommend putting much weight at the top of it (no more than a flash with a modifier). It isn't a heavy duty studio stand. That isn't its purpose. It does a great job with hot-shoe flashes mounted on top. I haven't had an issue yet using it this way. Sandbags are a very good thing. If you are just starting out or buying a mobile setup, you can't go wrong buying this.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Beware of the airless cushion

    "Air Cushioned Light Stand" is supposed to lower gently under the weight of the lamp or what ever is loaded on top. This ones does not lower "Gently"....Read complete review

    "Air Cushioned Light Stand" is supposed to lower gently under the weight of the lamp or what ever is loaded on top. This ones does not lower "Gently". it pretty much plops to the bottom if you loosen it too fast.
    Also, it would have been nice to have a stop or some kind of indicator to show when to stop opening the legs.

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    4.0

    Good buy

    By PRP

    from Philadelphia, Pa

    Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

    Sturdy great holding the light.

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    5.0

    Product review

    By Eric Virginia Beach

    from VA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Portraits

      Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

      Light weight and well constructed. Will be buying more in the future.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Perfect for my needs and the right price

      By Patrick

      from Newbury Park, CA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Price
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors

        Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

        These stands are durable, air cushioned, and lightweight. They are part of a Genaray/Impact LED light kit I needed for training videos that I produce for retailers who sell my company's products. I have a very small space in the corner of a warehouse where I must shoot these videos;I don't have a lot of room, so a small platform is essential. They seem durable enough for travel, as long as you have a case that's padded. The LED light heads I use are pretty lightweight, but I will be getting some small sandbags in case I need to raise the lights to a potentially-shaky height.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Lightweight, great for a webcam!

        By EK

        from Florida

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use

          Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

          Easy to use and works great for a webcam.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Good for the price

          By slhall

          from Arkansas

          Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

          I like the easiness of this stand and now understand why the air cushioning is important. Only thing I would change, is to add some sandbags over the legs to make more stable. With my ab400 and Apollo soft box, I could see it falling over with a slight run in.

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          4.0

          Very lightweight

          By robmaci

          from Brooklyn, New York

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

            Very lightweight stand - wish it didn't feel this flimsy. May not be for heavy usage.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Not bad for the price

            By Kris

            from Ohio

            Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

            These stands work well but with a heavy light hanging over, they can get a little wobbly. They work good for light duty stuff and are well built. I would def but again

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            4.0

            Easy and light!

            By Ana

            from Washington, DC

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Color Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Weak

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Portraits

            Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

            I use this stand for my lights and umbrellas and it's easy and efficient.

            It's super light to carry and quick to set up. But that may also be the problem. SO light that a kid can knock it over. Other than that, it's great!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            3.0

            Good one

            By BLU

            from ABQ, NM

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable
            • Good Color Value
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

              They are strong

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              Get the job done

              By Matt E.

              from San Diego, CA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                I've got no issue with these stands, in fact I really like them. Of course they can't compare in quality or stability to real C stands but for their weight and portability they are fantastic. I'm not sure how comfortable I would be using these outside, definitely need to get some sand bags on them if you plan on doing so.

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                4.0

                Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (

                By Stryker5

                from North Dakota

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Color Value
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Low Light
                  • Portraits
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                  Good construction for lightweight use.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Solid travel option

                  By DSP

                  from Minneapolis

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoors

                      Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                      I use these as supplemental stands for LED lights, flags, reflectors, and other lightweight items. Solid and sturdy. I wouldn't put anything big or heavy on them, but they fit nicely in my production kit as a midsize stand.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      FUNCTIONAL AS ALL GET OUT

                      By Anthony in Marketing

                      from Edinburg, VA

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use

                        Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                        These function as expected. Easy to attach lighting to and adjust.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        good and affordable

                        By OGP

                        from New Orleans, LA

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                              it does what i need it to do, and wasn't expensive

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                              2.0

                              Weak

                              By Nathan

                              from Newbury Park, CA

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Flimsy
                                • Weak

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                                  This came as a part of a kit with an Impact 400 ws monolight. This stand, in my opninion, is too weak to safely hold such a heavy light, especially once a modifier (like a large beauty dish) is attached. A better stand can be purchased for a little more. Since it came with a kit and I have plenty of other heftier stands, I'll keep this one around for holding speedlights, but not the 400 ws monolight that came with the kit.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Impact Air Cushioned Stand w/ Umbrella

                                  By DavidLB

                                  from Miami, Florida

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attaches Securely
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Special Events

                                    Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                                    I bought the Impact set, which includes the 60" umbrella and umbrella bracket. Was very easy to setup, and the hot shoe was a perfect fit for my Speedlight SB-700. The 60" umbrella is also the perfect size, which spreads the light better.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    light stand

                                    By Bren

                                    from Forks, PA

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attaches Securely
                                    • Durable
                                    • Good Color Value
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Long-Lasting
                                    • Powerful

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • General Use
                                      • Indoors
                                      • Portraits

                                      Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                                      Just what i needed! Perfect, durable.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      1.0

                                      Cheaply made

                                      By Dhtvpro

                                      from Kansas City

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                        Cons

                                        • Flimsy

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                                          Plastic telescope tighteners. Looks like they won't last long.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Awesome Light Stand

                                          By Ryan

                                          from TX

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Attaches Securely
                                          • Durable
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Long-Lasting

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

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

                                            Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                                            If you need a stand for low light uses, this is the one you need!! Great for all uses other than light!!

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                                            • No

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                                            4.0

                                            Light stands are light

                                            By Hankser

                                            from Bend OR

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                            • Weak

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Indoors

                                            Comments about Impact Air Cushioned Light Stand, Black - 10' (3m):

                                            They are a bit on the light side for the light I am using but they work just a bit bouncy on the stand.

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                                            • No

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