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Smith-VictorUM5 Umbrella Mount with 1/4"-20 Top and Bottom
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors (3)
    • Outdoor events / games (3)
    • Outdoors (3)

    Reviewed by 6 customers

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    5.0

    Handy, compact & light

    By Jacques

    from New York City

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Small

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Smith-Victor UM5 Umbrella Mount with 1/4"-20 Top and Bottom:

        Three things I like about this. It's small and light. It positions the umbrella shaft closer to the flash head. And, with one side uncluttered by knobs or handles, it's possible to position a hotshoe flash on a bracket so that it hangs down alongside the umbrella mount, putting the flash head right next to the umbrella shaft. This produces more even light on the subject.

        The only drawback I've found is that a reflector attached to a strobe head (e.g. Lumedyne) may obstruct the hole for the umbrella shaft. The solution is simply to raise the head a bit by putting a stud between it and the umbrella mount.

        I just noticed that B&H carries an identical product by Medalight at a lower price.

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        4.0

        Works just fine

        By Robert

        from Poulsbo WA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors
          • Outdoors

          Comments about Smith-Victor UM5 Umbrella Mount with 1/4"-20 Top and Bottom:

          I use it to mount my wireless flashes-indoors and outdoors

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          5.0

          Great product

          By gillsphotographyofocala

          from ocala florida

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attach Securely
          • Durable
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Outdoors
            • Special Events

            Comments about Smith-Victor UM5 Umbrella Mount with 1/4"-20 Top and Bottom:

            Needed a simple holder for my umbrealla and flash. with only one moving part there is not much to go wrong with it. seems to be solid and sturdy.Holds my 45" umbrealla & Flash solid as a rock.Price was also good.

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            5.0

            Love it

            By RobertW

            from Pennsylvania

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attach Securely
            • Light
            • Simple
            • Small

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Special Events

              Comments about Smith-Victor UM5 Umbrella Mount with 1/4"-20 Top and Bottom:

              Wanted something small, light, fast, easy, no gimmicks, no parts to have to attach or that might fall off. It is all of that. Perfect.

              Under battlefield conditions it gets out of my way and simply holds an umbrella and an sb800 with easy adjustments. No muss. No fuss.

              It's durable enough. I suppose I might break one every 4 or 5 years -- or maybe not. That's ok. I'll buy more if needed. They're worth it.

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              5.0

              Works great!

              By Frances

              from Wichita Falls, Texas

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Good Value
              • High Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Portraits

                Comments about Smith-Victor UM5 Umbrella Mount with 1/4"-20 Top and Bottom:

                Very easy to use -- and sturdy.

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                5.0

                It's very light!

                By Adan

                from Villahermosa

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors
                  • Outdoors
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Smith-Victor UM5 Umbrella Mount with 1/4"-20 Top and Bottom:

                  i use the product for location and it's very good!
                  It's light and so cute!

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