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ImpactLight Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m)
 
4.6

(based on 285 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (180)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (87)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (157)
  • Durable (150)
  • Attaches securely (66)
  • Long-lasting (47)
  • Good color value (35)

Cons

  • Flimsy (19)
  • Weak (10)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (173)
  • General purpose (151)
  • Portraits (93)
  • Low light (69)
  • Outdoors (63)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (84), Pro photographer (71), Photo enthusiast (67), Casual photographer (27), Photography student (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (230), Yes (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

does the job

I use this product with my canon 430EX speedlite flash. It is easy to set up and lightweight but sturdy enough to place near people dancing around on a dance floor. In order to...Read complete review

I use this product with my canon 430EX speedlite flash. It is easy to set up and lightweight but sturdy enough to place near people dancing around on a dance floor. In order to attach your flash you will also need this:Interfit STR117 Umbrella Bracket with Hot Shoe Adapter[@]

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

for use indoors only

these stands are my only complaint from this impact lighting kit i purchased. i'm used to air-cushioned heavy duty PBL light stands, and these are just very flimsy. don't get me wrong, they...Read complete review

these stands are my only complaint from this impact lighting kit i purchased. i'm used to air-cushioned heavy duty PBL light stands, and these are just very flimsy. don't get me wrong, they work, and for indoor projects they will do fine, but i wouldn't take them outside and expect them to survive a day of shooting. I feel like I could snap these in half with just my bare hands. with proper care, they will last me. just need to be very careful with them. they are very lightweight. even with 20lb sandbags on them, it was swaying in the wind and it looked as if it would snap. scary!

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4.0

Good quality for indoor permanent studio

By Jerry

from Georgia

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

    Great stands for the price. Use these indoors in a permanent set, but I would not put them to too much wear and tear.

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    5.0

    Nice and cheap, does the job.

    By Ralph

    from NYC

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

        Nice and cheap, lightweight, reasonably stiff. I would put a beauty dish on a boom on it, but for holding something reasonably light these are perfect

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Sturdy and easy to use.

        By BTP

        from Houston

        Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

        I've had these stands for about two weeks now and they have done the job perfectly.

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        5.0

        Small and light!

        By The Comm Team

        from Raleigh, NC

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

        I'm a big fan of lightweight stands, these get the job done, and so far, seem to fit the bill for what we needed.

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        2.0

        Very cheap stands

        By AJ Brann

        from Holland MI

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Flimsy
        • Weak

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

        If you are putting a very light inexpensive light on it it will be fine, but other than that this stand doesn't offer much stability or height,

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great Value

        By Jumoin John

        from Naples, FL

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors
          • Special Events

          Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

          Supports Impact Lights

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Great for holding lights!

          By Stickman62478

          from Portland, OR

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors

            Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

            Soild build for the stand. If you want something to hold a light while you do other things then this would be a wise purchase. This is for lighter weight lights and is not a replacement for a C-Stand.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Economical and Functional

            By Wally

            from Tyler, TX

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors

              Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

              The two 6' stands I just purchased are used in my small studio to support lights that illuminate items in my light tent. They are easy to move around and provide all the adjustments I need.

              I also have two additional Impact stands that I use with umbrellas.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              Does exactly what I needed

              By Andy

              from Kyoto, Japan

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                I bought this because I wanted something cheap and lightweight to hold a strobe and umbrella while I was in the U.S. It's actually a little more sturdy than I was expecting. I used it for a few indoor shoots with the Impact Umbrella Bracket and a cheap 43" Impact Umbrella. Would probably want to put some sandbags on the legs if it was being used outside at its fully-extended height with an umbrella attached.
                It packs nicely alongside the 43" umbrella.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Very versatile

                By philshaves

                from maryland

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Portraits
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                  great quality light and flexible

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Perfect stand for softbox

                  By Devita the photo girl

                  from west Des Moines, IA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light
                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                    I needed a stand for my Quikbox. This stand worked perfect and it was easy to attach and make adjustments. Great price and not flimsy but strong. Very happy with this product.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great Stand

                    By Droogie

                    from Spokane, WA

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                      This is my 3rd Impact stand and they are probably the best bang for the buck. Very sturdy, easy to use. Nice and lightweight. I use them for my off camera flash and umbrella setups.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Just right

                      By Jeff

                      from Fort Worth, Texas

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Indoors
                        • Low Light
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                        Light weight addition to studio lighting.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Good stand-Good price

                        By Joe

                        from Detroit

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Color Value
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

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

                          Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                          this is exactly What I needed.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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                          5.0

                          A nice lite, Light Stand

                          By Gear Head

                          from Seattle, WA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors
                            • Low Light
                            • Night Time
                            • Portraits
                            • Special Events

                            Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                            I use it for a 7 inch monitor and small LED light.

                            The 1/4" thread is great for mounting gear. Folds up for easy moving.

                            Great value.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            muy buen producto

                            By JRphoto

                            from dominican republic

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Good Color Value

                            Cons

                            • Harsh Color

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Special Events

                            Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                            es un producto muy bueno y de muy buen material gracias a b&h por la oportunidad de poder adquirir la mejor calidad en sus productos

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

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                            5.0

                            Nice basic stand

                            By bgold

                            from atlanta, ga

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                                  Given the price this is 5 stars.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Great Umbrella & Flash Stand

                                  By Mellisue922

                                  from Jupiter, FL

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Special Events

                                    Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                                    Perfect inexpensive stand to hold an umbrella and speed light. I picked up the bracket to hold the umbrella and speed light as well. I'm a light user, only need lighting several times a year. Stand is very lightweight, if you need it to stay put I recommend some sandbags or other weights to hold it down.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    light and functional

                                    By Chris

                                    from Columbus, GA

                                    Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                                    I have 2 of these stands and love them. I use the stands with my alien bees. And they are wonderful for easy set up, and portability. And they are really stable.

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                                    4.0

                                    Nice stand for the price

                                    By Danny Boy

                                    from Columbia SC

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Comments about Impact Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m):

                                    Nice stand. It's a bit larger than I was expecting when closed - but I am please with the quality.

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