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Manfrotto 156BLB Black Mini Kit Stand - 4'

BH #MA156BLB • MFR #156BLB
Manfrotto 156BLB Black Mini Kit Stand - 4'
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Manfrotto Mini Pro Stand Overview

The Manfrotto Backlite Mini Kit Stand is a versatile, hardworking, lightweight, aluminum stand. It is quick to set up, and very stable. It features a black anodized finish, plus a removable 1/4"-20 threaded tip that reveals a 3/8" threaded tip on the top 5/8" Baby top stud.

For lightweight fixtures, in small work areas.
UPC: 719821284543

Manfrotto Mini Pro Stand Specs

Stand Type1 x Backlight Stand
Maximum Working Height4' / 123 cm
Minimum Working Height15.7" / 40 cm
Load Capacity3.31 lb / 1.5 kg
Closed Length15.7" / 40 cm
Stand/Column Top Mount5/8" Stud with 3/8"-16 Male
Included Adapter1 x 3/8"-16 Female to 1/4"-20 Male
Accepts Second RiserNo
WheelsNot Compatible
Air CushionedNo
Detachable BaseNo
Leveling LegNo
Reverse LegsNo
Column Diameter0.63" / 16 mm
0.75" / 19 mm
0.87" / 22 mm
0.98" / 25 mm
Number of Sections4
Footprint Diameter17.72" / 45 cm
Leg ShapeRound
Weight1.36 lb / 620 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.86 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)19.8 x 3.3 x 3.05"

Manfrotto Mini Pro Stand Reviews

Expected a better build from Manfrotto

By Martha
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-09

While this stand is perfect in size to hold a background or low-to-the-floor light and does the job well, I was unimpressed with how much left/right play there is in the legs where they join the center. It just makes it seem cheap and flimsy. They should have machined this to create a snugger fit. Maybe I just got a lemon, but I doubt it.

Excellent product

By Donna
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-11-03

This stand is well-constructed with high-quality materials. Compact, very sturdy and easily adjustable. I bought two : )

Manfrotto 156BLB Black Mini Kit Stand

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-09-21

Love this little stand. Very sturdy and compact.

B&H has it all!

By Eamon
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-09-21

Reliable, easy to use, good price! Love B&H they have it all!

Excellent small stand

By Donald
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-09

Great little workhorse light stand for setting a low fill light or doing a backlight on a seamless.

Perfect mini stand.

By Mark
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-17

Great for a variety of uses, currently utilizing mine as a blimp stand and the small form factor makes it nice and easy to carry to recording sites. Small legs however make it prone to falling if you're not careful or ensure 100% its well balanced before hand.

Sturdy portable stand for travel

By John
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-02

Small size ideal for travel kit; particularly when combined w Matthews Baby stand extension. Good leg extension and stability for size. Solid construction.

Very nice Light Stand

By Oliver
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-11-16

This stand is heavy-duty without being overly heavy itself. It is well made and the legs extend sufficiently far to be quite steady, even for poorly balanced loads. I recommend it without reservation.

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Would this be sturdy enough for a Broncolor Siros ...

Would this be sturdy enough for a Broncolor Siros monolight for when I need at a low height?
Asked by: Cameron
A more suitable low angle light stand is the Avenger Baby Stand with Leveling Leg (Chrome-plated, 3.3') B&H # AVA0010, which holds up to 33 lbs.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-01-10


Are the joints made of plastic or metal?
Asked by: Alexandru
I have a 156 BLB - made from lightweight aluminium.I love it.
Answered by: HSIN L.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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