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Smith-VictorUM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud
 
4.8

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (12)
  • Lightweight (10)
  • Consistent (6)
  • Easy to setup (5)
  • Easy to set up (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Portraits (10)
  • Photography (9)
  • Strobe lighting (9)
  • Artificial lighting (7)
  • Weddings (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (7), Semi-pro photographer (4), Photo enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Reviewed by 15 customers

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5.0

Best designed umbrella holder

By Uncle Nick

from Clearwater, FL

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

      Many items of this type I believe are not designed correctly. The tilting head tilts not only the umbrella shaft but also the flash unit at the same time. The Smith Victor unit lets you tilt the flash unit only so you can center it.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Perfect

      By Obed

      from Houston

      Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

      I was hesitant in buying this and replacing what I had because what I had was junk and kept falling. I bought it and attached it and it works perfect and is rugged.

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      4.0

      Love it

      By Crawford Outdoors

      from Prairieville, LA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Durable
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Artificial Lighting
        • Photography
        • Portraits
        • Strobe Lighting

        Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

        This is a very sturdy piece of equipment, and it handles the load of umbrellas well.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        decent mount

        By Jesse

        from Albuquerque, NM

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Artificial Lighting
          • Photography
          • Portraits
          • Strobe Lighting
          • Weddings

          Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

          price is right, and quality is pretty good.

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          • No

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          5.0

          perfect accessorie

          By HA

          from illinois

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Artificial Lighting
            • Photography
            • Portraits
            • Strobe Lighting
            • Weddings

            Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

            well made, very universal

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            It just works...

            By PNWLight

            from Portland, OR

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

            This isn't the fanciest or most expensive but it does what it's meant for. Easy to use knobs and I love the tilt lever particularly. Just what I needed!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            This bracket rocks!

            By BobC

            from Northwest Arkansas

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

            • Can't find one

            Best Uses

            • Strobe Lighting

            Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

            I have used several umbrella brackets in the past, but the Smith-Victor is my first choice. The bracket works well with speedlights or studio lights. It is strong and locks in position without slipping under the weight of the umbrella, soft box or even a beauty dish. There are other brackets that are more expensive, but I have yet to find one more reliable.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Solid Bracket

            By Max

            from Birmingham, AL

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Artificial Lighting
              • Photography
              • Portraits
              • Strobe Lighting
              • Weddings

              Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

              Use this with my SV 8' Raven and 45" umbrella and never had any issues. Very well made.

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              • No

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I thought I'd never find this piece,

              By Nick

              from NY

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Artificial Lighting
                • Photography
                • Portraits

                Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

                Perfect in every way!

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                • No

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Well made and indispensable

                By Rob

                from New Rochelle, NY

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy Setup
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Photography
                  • Portraits
                  • Strobe Lighting

                  Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

                  A must have for speedlight mounting.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  works as advertised

                  By 3ddude

                  from Herndon, VA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy Setup
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Artificial Lighting
                    • Photography

                    Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

                    I mounted them on the light stand quickly and easily, ditto how the lights screwed on. Material seemed sturdy and well constructed. The one suggestion I would make is to add screw caps (.24 inch) to make sure the lights stay on more securely.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    "I would buy this product again and agai

                    By tony

                    from laredo tx

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy Setup
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Photography
                      • Portraits
                      • Strobe Lighting
                      • Weddings

                      Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

                      easy use
                      good materials

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                      5.0

                      Nice Bracket

                      By SjoyPhoto

                      from Cleveland, OH

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portraits
                        • Weddings

                        Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

                        Attached to my lightstand for an umbrella-works great.

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                        5.0

                        Good value

                        By Franny

                        from Wichita Falls, Texas

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Easy Setup
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Artificial Lighting
                          • Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Strobe Lighting
                          • Weddings

                          Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

                          I purchased this for a Softliter I recently purchased. Works great -- good value.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Very good bracket

                          By Prof_Mark

                          from TN

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy Setup
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • Portraits
                          • Strobe Lighting

                          Comments about Smith-Victor UM-4 Umbrella Mount with 5/8" Stud:

                          This is a very good, inexpensive, versatile umbrella bracket.

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