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On-StageSB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand
 
4.6

(based on 37 reviews)

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    (12)

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    (1)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (28)
  • Easy to use (22)
  • Versatile (12)
  • Good audio (5)
  • Stable (5)

Cons

  • Bulky/heavy (10)

Best Uses

  • Professional recording (25)
  • Home studio (19)
  • Performances (14)
  • Amateur recording (13)
  • Outdoor events / games (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (27), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great outdoor boom stand

We used this stand in our outdoor shoot in Perris, CA the other day, and it was a godsend. Prior to buying this we had done an 8 hour shoot in the california...Read complete review

We used this stand in our outdoor shoot in Perris, CA the other day, and it was a godsend. Prior to buying this we had done an 8 hour shoot in the california sun with our boom operator holding the boom the entire time.. Needless to say he was ecstatic to just be able to position and control the boom for a lot of the scenes (for moving shots, nothing beats an over the head carry, but a lot of our shots didn't need that, and most rarely do, especially for sitcom style shoots).[@]

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Quality Stand

This is a quality stand for a studio setting. This stand is not intended to be moved around a lot. The boom arm connects with fine threads that easily get stripped if you're not...Read complete review

This is a quality stand for a studio setting. This stand is not intended to be moved around a lot. The boom arm connects with fine threads that easily get stripped if you're not careful.

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5.0

Great stand

By Steveo

from Victoria, TX

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

    This is a great stand for studio or on-location use. The included counter-weight makes this very usable out the box. I wish the boom arm connected together with a locking ball type connection rather than screwing in. That would make it easier to break it down more for easier travel. If you're trying to fit this in a car or small SUV you'll have to take the boom arm apart. I think a simple travel bag and some adapters should come with it as well. It has a 5/8" thread. So know ahead of time what you're going to mount onto this and be sure you have the proper adapters if you need them. They're super cheap so you'll want to order them with this so you don't pay shipping on a $ adapter.

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    5.0

    The Best Stand

    By Cruzo

    from NH

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Film
      • Interviews
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording
      • Video

      Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

      I'm extremely pleased with this product. Well made and versatile! The counter weight block can be removed completely should you wish, the stand is still very stable without it. I move around a lot with it (film/Video) and essembly is very easy and quick. Great also for interviews and concerts.

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      5.0

      Solid construction!

      By William

      from Williamsburg,VA

      Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

      This thing surprised me when it arrived, it is without a doubt solid as a rock. Its a bit heavy but breaks down for traveling. It has the perfect reach for an overhead mic for interviews or it can be used to hold a studio condenser for vocals or voice over work etc.
      B&H had it the cheapest, like always. You won't be disappointed with this. It is built to take a beating!

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      5.0

      WOW

      By JP

      from Detroit Michigan

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Professional Recording

        Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

        Very impressive for the cost. Heavy duty. Well made. No plastic. Very happy with this item.

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        5.0

        Heavy duty, very stable.

        By Empire Studios

        from New York, NY

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Studio
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

          This stand works beautifully and is extremely sturdy on set. It's got some weight to it, but all good pieces of gear have some heft. A little larger than I was expecting, and I love it. Highly recommended.

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          4.0

          Excellent but heavy

          By Mike D.

          from Charlotte, NC

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          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Bulky/Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Overhead Mic Positioning
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

          I use this stand for overhead mic setups in interview video production settings. This is an outstanding boom stand but pretty heavy and doesn't make for easy mobility if your moving from one shoot location to another. Really well made and very sturdy. Best suited for studio setups, it is however, at least for me, worth lugging around to interview shoots that I do since you can position the stand farther away from the subject and the base is out of the way for the most part. If someone bumps into this thing on set it's not going to fall over, which I like.

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          4.0

          Better than I expected

          By Jared H

          from Minneapolis, MN

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

            I have this set up in my video studio at work and it's been working great so far. It's able to adjust pretty high and the boom is easy to adjust. I travel and I do wish that this collapsed a little more and came with a travel bag but still a great product.

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            5.0

            Better than I thought it would be

            By FAISAL

            from SAUDI ARABIA

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            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Good construction
            • Sturdy

            Cons

            • Bulky/Heavy
            • Made To Be Stationary

            Best Uses

            • 3 People Interview
            • Home Studio
            • Studio
            • Video Interviews

            Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

            This stand is really helpful at raising the mic really high enough to be out of the frame. The construction of this stand is very strong and sturdy. I just didn't like the horizontal pipe because it WASN'T TELESCOPIC; it is simply an extension arm that screws to the non-removable short arm. It seems to be made to be stationary all the time, for it is bulky to move here and there more often. The base legs cover very large area in my studio I'm sure if you have the space you will be happy with the wide base legs.

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            3.0

            Quality Stand

            By Sean

            from Lancaster, PA

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cost effective

            Cons

            • Breaks Easily
            • Bulky/Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio

            Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

            This is a quality stand for a studio setting. This stand is not intended to be moved around a lot. The boom arm connects with fine threads that easily get stripped if you're not careful.

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            5.0

            GREAT PRODUCT

            By Cody

            from Chicago IL

            Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

            Immediately after I pulled the tripod out from the package I realized it is a well built piece made of quality material. It does not feel cheap at all. For instance I purchased some lights from proaim, but the stands feel cheap. This stand is diffferent. . it looks very very professional.

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            4.0

            sturdy & tall; good value

            By Jeremy from TX

            from Keller, TX

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Bulky/Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

            Bought this for an orchestra recording project.

            It's extended height is perfect for my application to get above the orchestra. The stand is very sturdy

            However, the base of the stand is larger than I had anticipated. More the size of a speaker stand.

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            4.0

            Easy to use

            By Kazzakman

            from Spokane, WA

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Two-piece Assembly

            Best Uses

              Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

              The Bad:

              It stores a little tall. I try to keep my things on a cart and it pokes out. It stores 47.5''.

              Everything folds down nicely except for the extra arm that it comes with. You have to thread that arm on and off. This isn't ideal because you have to store two separate items instead of the one. It's also an added step for set-up and strikes.

              The Good:

              Other than general satisfaction of all that it offers. I was surprised by how lightweight it is for its size. Most of its weight comes from the boom arm's counterweight. I also liked the boom-arm-clips that help hold your cables. They're accept cables easily and hold them securely. And they slide on the boom arm for anchoring placement.

              Overall, I'm very pleased, It's a great set-up. I'd buy this item again.

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              5.0

              Great Boom

              By EAG A/V Team

              from Baltimore, MD

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Interviews
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

                We bought this boom stand for our church A/V team. The boom works great. It is a very sturdy and durable stand. The included counter weight is great for when you have the boom telescoped out to longest position. We have also used the boom stand for lighting when we needed to hang a light over top of people for an interview. We love this boom stand and plan on buying a second one soon when we have the funds to purchase another shotgun mic and stand.

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                4.0

                More Than I Expected

                By J.T. Harvey

                from Greenwood, IN

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Events
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

                  Being new to audio this was the first stand I purchased after researching dozens. As a filmmaker this is exactly what I was looking for.

                  It's durable and has some weight to it yet it's easy to maneuver and manipulate.

                  Great product for the price!

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                  5.0

                  Boom Stabd for Video

                  By Rush Videos

                  from Birmingham, AL

                  Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

                  Rush Videos uses the boom mic for commercial interviews when don't want to use a wireless mic & chance it showing up in the video. The unit is very easy to assemble & break down. The only negatives are it doesn't come with a carrying bag or a mic holder.

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                  4.0

                  Boom Mic for Video

                  By Rush Videos

                  from Birmingham, AL

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                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Ease of Use
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good value
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • No instructions
                  • No Mic Holder

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Studio
                  • Interviews
                  • Professional Recording
                  • Talking heads

                  Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

                  Rush Videos uses the boom stand for commercial interviews & television commercials. Very easy to set up but not instructions are included for a novice user. I was surprised to see a mic holder wasn't included. Also, there isn't a option to add a carrying bad as there isn't a strap included either. Overall we'd purchase it again as it does fit our needs.

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                  5.0

                  Good Boom Stand

                  By Titan1143

                  from Idaho Falls, ID

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Home Studio
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

                    I'm only a beginner when it comes to studio video recording, and am using it for marketing and business videos. I've been looking all over for a good boom mic stand that would allow me to raise a shotgun condenser microphone overhead and out of shot. This one works perfectly.

                    This stand is sturdy. It seems like it could handle quite a bit of weight. Of course I didn't swing on it or anything to see what the max was, but it holds my microphone great, and that's all that mattered to me.

                    I would recommend this stand.

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                    5.0

                    Perfect For the One Man Band

                    By Zach

                    from Northern Wyoming

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                    Pros

                    • Clear Sound
                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                    • Bulky/Heavy

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Home Studio
                    • Mobile DJ
                    • Performances
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

                    I'm a free-lance video producer and I bought this stand as an alternative to a shotgun mike on a tripod (as a Condenser mic it was picking up a lot of noise directly behind it). From my experience with it so far I am absolutely thrilled with the improvement, not only in sound quality, but also in functionality. It is very tall and long which consequently means it is fairly heavy.

                    WARNING: When I opened up the box I was disappointed to find that IT DOES NOT COME WITH AN ADAPTER for a 1/4" or 3/8" cold shoe mount. It's only two bucks for one and it's easy enough to Jerry-Rig your mic on if necessary but if you don't already have one make sure and add it to your order.

                    One other thing that might been nice to have is a bag or something to keep the extender together with it (I haven't needed it yet so I have to keep it in my light bag). Overall a great addition to any kit.

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                    5.0

                    A Monster

                    By Scott

                    from Lawrenceville, GA

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Sturdy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Events
                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances
                      • Professional Recording
                      • Video Shoots

                      Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

                      I'm a videographer and shoot a lot of talking heads and needed a stand that wouldn't restrict my composition. This stand does the job. Perfect for the days that I am a one man wrecking crew. Great stand for the price.

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                      5.0

                      Great Boom mic stand

                      By Tgfunk5

                      from Humble TX

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Studio
                        • Performances
                        • Professional Recording

                        Comments about On-Stage SB9600 Tripod Studio Boom Stand:

                        This stand very useful. Sturdy durable heavy duty craftsmanship. Simple to use.

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