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Manfrotto 003 Backlight Stand Base with Spigot (Black, 3.5")

BH #MA003 • MFR #003
Manfrotto 003 Backlight Stand Base with Spigot (Black, 3.5")
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Manfrotto 003 Overview

This Manfrotto 003 Backlight Stand Base with Spigot allows you to mount a lighting fixture close to the floor or table with its 3.5" high steel stand base. This is a base and double-ended spigot only.

Quick Setup

  • Sets up easily in a matter of seconds
  • Folds flat

Very Stable

  • Engineered to be stable under recommended loads
UPC: 719821198727

Manfrotto 003 Specs

Stand Type1 x Backlight Stand
Maximum Working Height3.5" / 8.9 cm
Minimum Working Height3.5" / 8.9 cm
Load Capacity33 lb / 15 kg
Closed Length18" / 45.7 cm
Mounting
Stand/Column Top Mount5/8" Receiver
Included Adapter1 x 5/8" Stud with Reversible 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Male
Features
Accepts Second RiserNo
WheelsNot Compatible
Air CushionedNo
Detachable BaseNo
Leveling LegNo
Reverse LegsNo
General
Footprint Diameter23.6" / 59.9 cm
Weight2.1 lb / 1 kg
Warranty LengthNone
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.5 x 3.4 x 1.5"

Manfrotto 003 Reviews

Just What I Needed!

By Anthony
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-16

I was looking for a solution to get my 15 diameter GVM soft light above my desk on a not-so-tall shelf for my Zoom calls. This sturdy base was the perfect size and it works great for my needs. I highly recommend it!

Great for low profile work

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-07-29

I use three of these in macro photography of wildflowers to hold lights and scrims. Fold up nice for backpacking to remote sites. Very well built will support a lot of weight.

A must for every grip kit

By craig
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-05-13

We don't use it all the time but its the correct tool for mounting a light or fixture low to the ground.

Great stand

By Gary
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-04-20

Well made, heavy duty, versatile and easy to use. Using for tabletop shooting with 7.5 lb light and works great.

It's low to the ground, lighweight, and compact

By Steven
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-08

Not much to say with this. For the price, this a great piece of gear from a great company. As a wedding videographer who needs to get his accent lights close to the ground for some settings, this light stand fits the bill quite well. It's compact enough that it easily fits in my Nanlite Forza 300 case with tons of room to spare. It looks professional and feels solid. Highly recommended!

Perfect for lighting backgrounds!

By Jesse
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-05

This little stand is what we all need in our tool kit. Stable base, low profile, and durable. It's very close to the ground but gives just enough clearance to angle your light any way you want. Go on and buy this because you'll need it.

Solid gear

By J S
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-17

Picked up two of these for what will mainly be backlighting. These things are the goods. Solidly built and with the spigot ready to go for mounting lights.

Great for low profile work

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-07-29

I use three of these in macro photography of wildflowers to hold lights and scrims. Fold up nice for backpacking to remote sites. Very well built will support a lot of weight.

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Does this base fold up similar to the Impact ...

Does this base fold up similar to the Impact base.?
Asked by: Geoff
Yes, and I actually like this stand better than the Impact base (despite the price difference). This one seems more sturdy than the Impact version in my opinion.
Answered by: Island
Date published: 2020-01-02

Does this base have incorporated detents (i.e., ...

Does this base have incorporated detents (i.e., stop(s)) to stabilize the legs when opened into a symmetrical (working) postion?
Asked by: Bruce
No.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-23

If I have a large light (like a 300d or a 120d) ...

If I have a large light (like a 300d or a 120d) and I need it very close to the ground is there any reason I couldn't just put the light directly into this base?
Asked by: Drew
It will work with the correct pin. I'd definitely sandbag it as it can be tippy with a large light like the 300D.
Answered by: Jonathan
Date published: 2021-01-14

How sturdy is this item compared to the Kupo ...

How sturdy is this item compared to the Kupo KS302011 universal floor stand? Does it hold items solidly / steadily or do they wobble around?
Asked by: Sarah
The Manfrotto backlight stand is rock steady! I have no experience with the Kupo item.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2021-10-05

Could this be used as the base of a table where ...

Could this be used as the base of a table where the top surface measures 36" x 16", a 20" tall double riser column (extended to 30") serves as the leg, and the entire load weighs about 15 lbs? Or would this idea be complete madness?
Asked by: Sarah
Hard to imagine it being stable enough...
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Date published: 2021-10-05
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