The Manfrotto 427B-6.5 Telescopic Operating Pole consists of three aluminum sections with two risers. Fully extended, it measures 21.25' (6.4 m) long. Each section has a twist-lock. At the end is a hook to facilitate tilting, panning, focusing or re-aiming of light fixtures mounted high above the studio floor. It's closed length is 6.5' (2 m).