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Manfrotto Alu Ranker Air-Cushioned Light Stand (Black, 9')

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Manfrotto Alu Ranker Air-Cushioned Light Stand (Black, 9')
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 22 lb
  • Maximum Height: 9'
  • Quick Stack System
  • 3 Sections, 2 Risers
The Alu Ranker Air-Cushioned Light Stand from Manfrotto is a black anodized aluminum stand that rises to a maximum height of 9'. The patented Quick Stack System (QSS) allows the stand to fold flat, offering enhanced portability by its ability to stack on other similar stands. This saves a lot of space while storing them in the studio or on location.
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Manfrotto Alu Ranker Stand Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Air-Cushioned
  • 3Stacker Stand Attachment
  • 4Removable Spigot
  • 5Heavy-Duty
  • 6Minimum Height, Footprint, and Folded Length
  • 7Optional Casters

The Alu Ranker Air-Cushioned Light Stand from Manfrotto is a black anodized aluminum stand that rises to a maximum height of 9'. The patented Quick Stack System (QSS) allows the stand to fold flat, offering enhanced portability by its ability to stack on other similar stands. This saves a lot of space while storing them in the studio or on location.

Air-Cushioned
Air cushioning prevents damage to fingers and equipment if you forget to fully tighten the stand sections
Stacker Stand Attachment
The stand folds flat and has the capability of stacking onto other Stacker stands for compact storage and transport
Removable Spigot
The spigot accepts light fixtures that have a 5/8" receptor or stud; the reversible spigot has 1/4"-20 threads on one end and 3/8"-16 threads on the other
Heavy-Duty
At maximum height, it will safely support a load of 22 lb
Minimum Height, Footprint, and Folded Length
The stand has a minimum working height of 46.46" a stable footprint of 41.7", and a folded length of 39.4"
Optional Casters
The stand is compatible with Manfrotto catalog number 018 casters
UPC: 719821301547

Manfrotto Alu Ranker Stand Specs

Key Specs
Stand Type
1 x General Purpose Stand
Maximum Working Height
9' / 274.3 cm
Minimum Working Height
3.8' / 115.8 cm
Load Capacity
22.05 lb / 10 kg
Stand/Column Top Mount
5/8" Stud
Wheels
Optional
Air Cushioned
Yes
Leveling Leg
No
Weight
5.5 lb / 2.5 kg
Maximum Working Height
9' / 274.3 cm
Minimum Working Height
3.8' / 115.8 cm
Load Capacity
22.05 lb / 10 kg
Closed Length
39.4" / 100 cm
Mounting
Stand/Column Top Mount
5/8" Stud
Included Adapter
1x 5/8" Stud with Reversible 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Male Screw
1x 5/8" Receiver to 3/8-16" Male Screw
Features
Accepts Second Riser
No
Wheels
Optional
Air Cushioned
Yes
Detachable Base
No
Leveling Leg
No
Reverse Legs
No
General
Column Diameter
1.38" / 3.51 cm
1.18" / 3.00 cm
0.98" / 2.49 cm
Number of Sections
3
Footprint Diameter
41.73" / 106 cm
Leg Shape
Round
Finish
Black
Material
Aluminum
Weight
5.5 lb / 2.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
5.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
43 x 6 x 3"

Manfrotto Alu Ranker Stand Reviews

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Can these hold up an Aputure C120dii?

Can these hold up an Aputure C120dii?
Asked by: Jorl
Yes, an Aputure C120 II can easily be held by the Manfrotto Alu Ranker Air-Cushioned Light Stand.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-12-20

How strong are the knobs that screw in to hold ...

How strong are the knobs that screw in to hold whatever you mount in place? they have no cover on either side so I don't want to have it angled down, a knob loosen and then my light falls without anything to stop it.
Asked by: Matthew
The knobs are very well made and this light stand Load Capacity is 22.05 lb
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-05-03

Is there a case available for this stand that has ...

Is there a case available for this stand that has the traditional shoulder straps like a backpack? I am specifically after backpack style shoulder straps as it would fit on the back of my wheelchair.
Asked by: Daniel
No, all the light stand bags/case have a shoulder strap only.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-09-10

The description says it will safely support the ...

The description says it will safely support the 22lb payload at minimum height, but what is the max payload it will safely support at max height?
Asked by: Matthew
I have a bunch of these and use them for everything including heavy lights, backgrounds and bars holding cameras that point downward for training videos. I have never had one show any sign of overload, so consider there is no de-rating with height. Pete
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-04-11

what's this light stands minimum length when ...

what's this light stands minimum length when folded?
Asked by: Juan
The Minimum working height of the Manfrotto Alu Ranker Air-Cushioned Light Stand (Black, 9') is, 3.8' / 115.8 cm And closed the stand is 39.4" / 100 cm.
Answered by: Rob K
Date published: 2022-07-21

Are any of the parts plastic, except for the ...

Are any of the parts plastic, except for the knobs?
Asked by: David
No only the knobs
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-02-23

Another answer said only the knobs are plastic ...

Another answer said only the knobs are plastic but is it quality plastic? Will I squeeze on it and crack the knob or is it a nice hard solid plastic that will hold up?
Asked by: Matthew
It is very well made with Limited 2-Year Warranty and Limited 2-Year Warranty Extension after Online Registration
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2022-07-21

Do the spigots have flat edges or are they ...

Do the spigots have flat edges or are they completely round?
Asked by: Sam
The spigots are completely round.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-05-03
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