Manfrotto
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Manfrotto Black Free Standing Background Support System, with Crossbar & Stands

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Product Highlights

  • Includes Support Only
  • Free Standing
  • Weighs 9'
  • 7' High
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About Manfrotto

Designed to support rolls or sheets of background paper or any other background material, such as muslins, that fits into a compact case.

Manfrotto Specifications

Closed Length
33.8" 85.9 cm
Maximum Height
8' / 2.4m
Minimum Height
34.6" /87.9 cm
Maximum Width
9.75' / 2.9 m
Minimum Width
44" / 1.1 M
Weight
10 lbs (4.5 kg)
Mfr #
1314B
SKU
BG314B

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4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

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    (1)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Portable background system that works

I have seen another (cheaper) setup like this that came with 3 section cross bars (made of 3 separate pieces that 'plug' in to one another to form a single cross bar). Issue with that setup is, you have a choice of 1m (using 1 pole), 2m (using 2 poles) or 3m (using all 3 poles)... you can not have anything in between the 3 options. This product has sliding cross bar (much like light stands) that allows you to choose the width you want. It is set to certain width by simple twist motion. Sim

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I have seen another (cheaper) setup like this that came with 3 section cross bars (made of 3 separate pieces that 'plug' in to one another to form a single cross bar). Issue with that setup is, you have a choice of 1m (using 1 pole), 2m (using 2 poles) or 3m (using all 3 poles)... you can not have anything in between the 3 options. This product has sliding cross bar (much like light stands) that allows you to choose the width you want. It is set to certain width by simple twist motion. Simple but an effective design! If I could improve on the design, I would hope for a kit that can stretch to 3m (9'8") height, rather than 2.5m (8'2"). And just in case you are wondering what appears to be 2 'hooks' on cross bar (appears in the product photo) are... they are included clamps.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Performs exactly as described.

The best attribute of this product is its portability.

Reviewed by 9 customers

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great stand for the price!

By

Love this stand, It is so much sturdy then my old one! It also goes much lower then my old one, making it easier to use for newborns!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Performs exactly as described.

By

The best attribute of this product is its portability.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

awesome!!!!

By

I absolutely love how the units connect with each other. They inter-lock. There is plenty of room in the bag for lightning stands AND the bag is really nice

 
5.0

What a System

By

Right out of the box 1,2,3 and it up. Breakdown is easy and back in the bag. Comes with the clips to hold background. Awesome. Also I received this item very quickly. Thanks for that.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Quality Support

By

The overall value is great. I did a lot of research and found that many negatives came around the crossbar. This one is solid and the twist lock works very well once you figure it out. The cusion stands are a nice touch. The way the 2 stands clip together is a little odd and not sure what it adds, but certainly isn't a negative. The case is solid and the shoulder strap is a plus.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very nice setup

By

I usually shoot outdoors, but had a pre-event portrait to take when there was rain forecast. I was dreading the whole backdrop thing thinking it would be a pain, but this is incredibly simple to use and feels very sturdy. There's really nothing to put together - it's just a matter of expanding the lightstands and sticking the crossbar on top. I love that the crossbar is all one piece that telescopes to be shorter or longer.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Portable background system that works

By

I have seen another (cheaper) setup like this that came with 3 section cross bars (made of 3 separate pieces that 'plug' in to one another to form a single cross bar). Issue with that setup is, you have a choice of 1m (using 1 pole), 2m (using 2 poles) or 3m (using all 3 poles)... you can not have anything in between the 3 options. This product has sliding cross bar (much like light stands) that allows you to choose the width you want. It is set to certain width by simple twist motion. Simple but an effective design! And just in case you are wondering what appears to be 2 'hooks' on cross bar (appears in the product photo) are... they are included clamps.

(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Portable background system that works

By

I have seen another (cheaper) setup like this that came with 3 section cross bars (made of 3 separate pieces that 'plug' in to one another to form a single cross bar). Issue with that setup is, you have a choice of 1m (using 1 pole), 2m (using 2 poles) or 3m (using all 3 poles)... you can not have anything in between the 3 options. This product has sliding cross bar (much like light stands) that allows you to choose the width you want. It is set to certain width by simple twist motion. Simple but an effective design! If I could improve on the design, I would hope for a kit that can stretch to 3m (9'8") height, rather than 2.5m (8'2"). And just in case you are wondering what appears to be 2 'hooks' on cross bar (appears in the product photo) are... they are included clamps.

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good Value, Great set up

By

Great Value, good and secure mounts, I have used it for backdrops of cloth and paper. Its compact design allows it to be transported with ease. Add some large clips to the top and the sides for a near perfect backdrop.

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Dorothy C  Does this fold up and go in this bag?
BRENDA L  Yes, the bogen completely collapses down and fits in the bag with room to spare. The unique way the tripod-bases fold allow them to lay flat instead of the traditional round. This allows for plenty of extra space in the bag.
Dorothy C  Does this fold up and go in this bag?
BRENDA L  Yes, the bogen completely collapses down and fits in the bag with room to spare. The unique way the tripod-bases fold allow them to lay flat instead of the traditional round. This allows for plenty of extra space in the bag.
Jake P  Are the stands air/spring cushioned?
ACCOUNTS P  No, they are not.
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