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AvengerD600CB Mini Boom (Black)
 
4.9

(based on 34 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (20)
  • Easy to set up (19)
  • Consistent (11)
  • Durable (9)
  • Lightweight (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (21)
    • Strobe lighting (19)
    • Photography (18)
    • Artificial lighting (11)
    • General purpose (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (16), Semi-pro photographer (10), Photography student (4)
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    4.0

    Mini Boom is great

    By AJP Jim

    from Fairfield, PA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Portraits

      Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

      I used this yesterday for a portrait session. It works really well. The only complaint I have is that I bought the drop down pin as well so i could invert the light as well. Sturdy, well made, and it works with any standard 15 pound sandbag.

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      5.0

      Its a must if you want the perfect light

      By Seek Studios

      from Los Angeles

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Long-Lasting
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

        This is the solution I needed to get the perfect lighting for my product photography. It places the light in places that you could not get with a regular stand. It is strong balanced and durable! Highly recommend if using any type of off camera light!

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        5.0

        Wow! Did I happen to mention wow?

        By Shorthandedgoal

        from Detroit Michigan

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Clamshell Lighting
          • Fill Flash
          • Hair light
          • Main Light Suport
          • Overhead Lighting
          • Portraits

          Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

          I needed a boom arm that was strong enough to handle what I had, plus have room to grow with my needs. If you need a boom that will hold a 6 LBS studio strobe plus a softbox, this is the boom arm for you. I use a Novatron strobe with a Westcott 43" Octo Softbox attached with a 15 LBS sandbag on the other end, and it is solid. I use the Kupo 40" Master C stand to suport the boom arm and this rig isn't going anywhere. The boom arm attaches to the light stand via the 5/8 mounting stud. For stability puposes, you could use a sandbag on the stands base as well. With a drop down pin attached on the end, I can hang my light upside down so that it does not swing left or right. Combined with a stobe, drop down pin, and a softbox, I am suporting about 10 LBS. That is well with in the 15 LBS weight limit of this amazing boom arm, with room to grow as a photographer. No chance of out growing this piece of equipment any time soon. This set up will be heavy, but if stabilty is your goal, then you will have to embrace the weight.

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          5.0

          All I can say is WOW!

          By Shorthandedgoal

          from Detroit Michigaan

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Mounts With All Stands
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Fill Flash
            • General Use
            • Hair light
            • Key Light From Above
            • Portraits
            • Refector Or Flag Holder

            Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

            First of all, I would like to say that this boom arm is solid, sturdy, and reliable. It is strong enough to suport a studio flash head with a softbox attached to it. Of course you will need a sandbag in the 15 lbs range to counter balance the load you put on it. I use a Kupo Master C 40 stand to mount this gem of a boom arm. I would imagine an Avenger C stand would work just as well. A drop down pin with this arm is a must have in order to hang your light upside down which makes your flash head more stable. This avoids your flash from moving around. I use the Matthews Baby Drop Down Pin. You will not out grow this piece of equipment. It's a great buy that will always have a use. A litte heavy with all these pieces together but that's the business of photography.

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            5.0

            Greatpiece of equipment

            By Guy

            from Atlanta

            About Me Pro Photographer

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            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Portraits

              Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

              Perfect boom arm in small quarters and work-spaces. Small enough to travel with on location. Wish it had a counter weight that came with it.

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              5.0

              A great location boom arm

              By Hopkins

              from Kansas City

              About Me Pro Photographer

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                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                    A handy tool in any photographers case.

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                    5.0

                    Sturdy Solid and Robust

                    By Stan the Man

                    from New Joisey

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Solid

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                        I don't know what took me so long to get one of these but I'm sure glad that I did. I can fully extend the boom with my Einstein attached providing that I use a counter weight on the other end. And thanks to the other user reviews I went ahead and purchased the Avenger E700 Baby Drop Down Pin despite two of B&H salespeople insisting that one wouldn't be needed. It certainly is needed and quite handy. Essentially the drop down pin allows your strobe head to hang upside down thus making tilt adjustments much more secure.

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                        5.0

                        Fantastic

                        By Steven

                        from DFW,Texas

                        About Me Pro Photographer

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                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use

                          Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                          I wanted a boom for supporting a hair light/kicker for portraits and a softbox for tabletop product work. I don't know why they named this thing "Mini". It's sturdy and heavy. The tightening knobs are perfectly sized and shaped. You'll want a heavy duty stand underneath. The hook for weights is also an advantage. Very sturdy product. Now that I have one, I'll be adding at least another. An excellent piece of equipment at a great price.

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                          5.0

                          Solid!

                          By Sprog

                          from Australia

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Photography
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                            Very solid boom, make sure you have heavy duty light stands to support these.

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                            5.0

                            Love it!

                            By cineclepictures

                            from Lancaster, PA/Baltimore, MD

                            About Me Pro Photographer

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                Strong, sturdy, easy to use.

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                                5.0

                                Excellent Value

                                By Jakob Skogheim

                                from Detroit, MI

                                About Me Pro Photographer

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                                Pros

                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Artificial Lighting
                                  • Photography

                                  Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                  Sturdy and works flawlessly. Amazing for quality for the money.

                                  I've used it at max extension with an Arri 650 which is about the heaviest I'd put on it and only about 7lbs. At about 3/4 extension I'd feel comfortable putting a strobe with large softbox on it.

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                                  5.0

                                  just perfect

                                  By Egami

                                  from sudan

                                  Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                  This boom arm came more than my expectation , it is solid , functional and reliable , i feel like it can hold any thing, i wonder how ful boom arm looks like ..very happy with this purchase

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                                  5.0

                                  Take control of light placement

                                  By Tony

                                  from Hawaii (Oahu)

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent
                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Photography
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Strobe Lighting

                                    Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                    It's a little heavier than I expected but turns out that's a good thing as the arm is very durable and will support a d1 air studio head at about half extension of the arm. It will support an Einstein head at full extension.

                                    Fell in love with it the first time I used it as it makes it very easy to put your light where you ned it.

                                    The extra strength was exceedingly welcome as the standard 40" arms that came with my avenger C-stands don't like the heavier monobloc light heads such as the D1 when at full extension.

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                                    5.0

                                    Great mini boom

                                    By Rob

                                    from Los Angeles

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Artificial Lighting
                                        • Photography
                                        • Strobe Lighting

                                        Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                        Great compliment to my avenger c-stands. Invaluable in a studio setting.

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                                        5.0

                                        PERFECT

                                        By wf

                                        from American Fork, UT

                                        About Me Photography Student

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Consistent
                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Artificial Lighting
                                          • Photography
                                          • Portraits
                                          • Strobe Lighting

                                          Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                          I was looking for a durable boom arm to use with my already existing Avenger C Stand and this product delivered. Great quality and workd seamless with the C Stand. A perfect addition for any studio or location need.

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                                          4.0

                                          Great quality

                                          By Valentin

                                          from Philadelphia, PA

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Set Up
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Artificial Lighting
                                            • Photography
                                            • Portraits
                                            • Strobe Lighting

                                            Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                            The build quality is very good. Easy to use. It fits any light stand with a 5/8" stud. You will need counter weights (bags are OK since it has a hook). I used it with an RX600 with Rotalux 39 without a problem.

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                                            5.0

                                            love it - ourstanding boom

                                            By David

                                            from Long Beach, CA

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Photography
                                                • Portraits
                                                • Strobe Lighting

                                                Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                                Works really well and extremely good construction and design.

                                                Will be used for lights or mic boom

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                                                5.0

                                                Love it! Easy to use, must have!

                                                By Rob Hill

                                                from Geldersheim, Germany

                                                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 Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                                  I'd been debating getting a boom for sometime now. I learned the hard way that I had to get one ASAP. I fell in love with it right out of the box. It's super easy to use and setup. I'm not sure why some other people had issues with their lights not staying in the position they wanted them to. My lights didn't budge one inch after setting them in place in at least 4 positions.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  A dependable performer

                                                  By Full Stop Photo

                                                  from Irvine, CA

                                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                                  • Reliable

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Strobe Lighting

                                                    Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                                    I bought this to replace my Smith Victor boom arm which I found to be difficult to use due to the tendency for the tightening assembly to fall apart when unscrewed in order to fit on my Impact light stand. Although it's more expensive than the Smith Victor, the Avenger is solid, well built, and mounts to the light stand in seconds, allowing easy adjustment of the boom both in length (telescoping) and angle. I mount an Alien Bee light with beauty dish on it with no problem at all, no counter balance weight needed.

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Mini boom

                                                    By Gumby

                                                    from Denver, colorado

                                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Easy To Set Up
                                                    • Reliable

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Photography
                                                      • Strobe Lighting

                                                      Comments about Avenger D600CB Mini Boom (Black):

                                                      Perfect for a medium pro light. Originally ordered a norman rated at 4lbs, but ir was only good for hanging a dLite or equivalent. I don't believe in overloading anything overhead. I wanted to hang a remote controlled 600rx wth a skyport, so the combined weight is around 10lbs for lihgt and modifier. This boom is very solid yet not too heavy. Make sure to invest in a stong/heavy stand like an avenger A5034. Also, get the avenger drop down pin. This boom is steel and expansion joints are also steel, unlike the norman product which are plastic for the same price. Typical awesome avenger construction. Booms are not an area to skimp on. This boom, with the right stand, will not disappoint.

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