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ImpactTelescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder
 
4.5

(based on 115 reviews)

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  • 5 Stars

     

    (71)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (36)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (50)
  • Lightweight (34)
  • Attach securely (31)
  • Easy to set up (30)
  • Reliable (22)

Cons

  • Flimsy (6)
  • Weak (3)

Best Uses

  • General purpose (44)
  • Portraits (42)
  • Indoors (35)
  • Photography (25)
  • Outdoors (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (40), Pro photographer (29), Photo enthusiast (20), Professional (5), Casual photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (69)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Firm and secure!

Useful and versatile tool. Besides holding the reflector with the pliers, I used to improvise funds portrait shots, or even as an arm with universal support for flash, and base materials are of...Read complete review

Useful and versatile tool. Besides holding the reflector with the pliers, I used to improvise funds portrait shots, or even as an arm with universal support for flash, and base materials are of great éste.Los quality and finish of the tool are excellent. The pair of tweezers with which has firmly hold the reflector (tested with one big circle!). They also have a clamp that prevents damage to rubber materials presionan.________________________________________Useful and versatile tool. In Addition to attach the reflector With The clips, i used to improvise backgrounds in portrait shots, or even as arm: with an universal shoe mount adapter and speed light stand.Materials are of great quality, and the tool finishes are excellent. The pair of pliers That has Firmly fastens the reflector (Tested with one large circular!). They have a rubber That Prevents damage to attached materials.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not that great

Although this is advertised as a reflector holder, it also claims to hold a small light head to an extension of 3'. I have trouble getting it to hold my sb-600 without...Read complete review

Although this is advertised as a reflector holder, it also claims to hold a small light head to an extension of 3'. I have trouble getting it to hold my sb-600 without bending. It works fine with the right counterweight but still flimsy.

Works fine for light reflectors.

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5.0

Quality Product

By Tim

from Canton, GA

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attaches Securely
  • Durable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors
    • Outdoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

    This is one sturdy reflector holder. I love the oversized clamps. It adjusts quickly and easily and holds the reflector where I want it without any fuss or movement. Love it!

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    5.0

    This is a great product!

    By MIKE

    from LATHROP, CA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

    • Na

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors
    • Portraits

    Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

    To hold reflectors and/or diffusers.
    Easy to use.
    I wish there was a way to secure the clips that hold reflectors, because outside the reflector will move around if it is windy.

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    5.0

    Awesome product!

    By Green Planet Productions

    from Ojai, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

    I would definitely recommend this

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    5.0

    Does the job!

    By Jlee

    from Atlanta

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Portraits

      Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

      This holder works great with my 60" reflector. A little heavy so stand should be heavy and durable as well. Great for when I'm by myself in the studio. I would recommend this product to anyone.

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      5.0

      Excellent Product

      By pcopernik

      from Rockville

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Good Color Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors

        Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

        Great product, I was so frustrated with my previous reflector holder. I wish I had found this product a long time ago

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        5.0

        just what I needed

        By NR

        from NY

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors
          • Outdoors
          • Portraits

          Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

          I use it with a reflector and it works perfectly. I recommend it.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great product at great price

          By Vladdy

          from New York

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Durable
          • Lightweight
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors
            • Portraits

            Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

            Does what it supposed to. I even used it to hold a 60 inch backdrop on a tripod, so the clips are plenty strong.

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            5.0

            heavy duty

            By tiffany sanford

            from tuscaloosa alabama

            Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

            Realy great heavy duty

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            4.0

            A Well Made Reflector Holder

            By Up and Coming Photographer

            from Simi Valley, CA

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Flimsy

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

            I really like how this holder has a counter weight at one end to help stabilize the reflector.

            I'm not a fan of is how the c-stand/light stand attachment point is all plastic, while the rest of the holder is metal.

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            4.0

            Works well, but I wish it were longer

            By Chris M.

            from Orange, CA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable

            Cons

            • No Long Enough

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors

            Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

            In addition to holding a reflector, I had hoped I could extend this out to hold a diffuser disk, but because the clips can't be relocated to other sections of the telescoping boom, there is only so far you can move it out. Aside from that, it works well, but positioning is limited due to its reach. This is the only reason I didn't give it five stars.

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            4.0

            Good Quality Product

            By Jim

            from RI

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Counter Weight A Big Plus

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                Bought a cheap one and that was a big mistake. This one seems like the best value for the money.

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                • No

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                4.0

                strong and multi poses

                By milo

                from brooklyn, ny

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors

                  Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                  I brought this originally to hold a reflector, but then decided to use it at a light holder as well. I had to buy an 5/8" stud to 1/4"-20 adapter to attach my light to the end of this boom, because there are no treads there, just a 5/8" rod.
                  The construction is quite solid, and I would expect to last a while with good care, and inside only use. I would not recommend using this outside with a reflector unless there was absolutely no wind.
                  I am pleased with this product as it is strong, and useful for multiple things.

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                  5.0

                  High quality reflector holder

                  By Robert

                  from Chattanooga

                  Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                  I'm very happy with this holder. It's well made and is constructed from good materials. It holds the reflector firmly and looks like it is made to last.

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                  5.0

                  Great Piece of Gear

                  By JLorf

                  from California

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attaches Securely
                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                    I primarily got this piece of equipment thinking it would help my assistant. At the end of the day it has allowed me to do more shoots without an assistant at all. Saves me time and money, what else could I want from my gear?

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                    5.0

                    Better than expected

                    By Ed

                    from New York

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use

                      Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                      Exactly what I needed, well built and sturdy.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      well made

                      By Harpo

                      from Pittsburgh Pa

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                        Has nice clips and counter weight.Holds large refectors with no problem.

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                        5.0

                        Great product. Is serving me well

                        By We have fun

                        from Halifax, Ns

                        About Me Photography Student

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attaches Securely

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use
                          • Portraits

                          Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                          This reflector holder is great. One of the other reviews mentioned they were worried about the metal used in the clamps being too thin. I can understand their point, but it shouldn't be a problem (it hasn't been for me) if you just take a little extra care. The counter weight is fantastic and it is nice to be able to adjust how far out it sits depending on what size reflector you have holding.

                          I'd definitely recommend this product.

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                          4.0

                          Good Deal

                          By Reggie B

                          from ATL, GA

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attaches Securely
                          • Durable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Low Light
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                            Nice lightweight construction for a decent price. A threaded counterweight helps with balance of the arm with the accessories attached. Stand adaptor is easy to use and built well. Only used once but easy setup.

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                            5.0

                            Useful

                            By Marcio Silva

                            from Boston, MA

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                            • Expensive

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                            Very well constructed. I realized that it cost more than similar brands but it worth for its superior construction. It is also perfect for holding infinity white background for table shots. I recommend.

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                            4.0

                            Very well constructed, works as expected

                            By Tach

                            from Rhode Island

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attaches Securely
                            • Durable
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Impact Telescopic Collapsible Reflector Holder:

                                What can I say?—it works really well and it was a good price, considering the options. I've used it to hold 40" reflectors for interviews...and it holds position perfectly.

                                One negative observation, which I made prior to purchase, is that the knob that controls tilt seems to be on the wrong side. Unlike a grip head, it does not tighten in the direction of the load. So, if enough weight were attached, pulling the arm downward, it would further loosen the knob. This may become an issue when attaching a light. But for lightweight reflectors, it shouldn't be a problem.

                                Also, when the item arrived, I had to tighten the collars of the section knobs, as they were easily slipping off the tube ends. No biggie.

                                A few gripes aside, real happy with this!

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