Kaiser RS-1 Copy Stand Kit with 40" Counterbalanced Column, RT-1 Arm & 18x20" Grid Baseboard

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About Kaiser RS-1

The Universal, Sophisticated, Flexible, Versatile, Multi-functional, Adaptable, Modular System...The RS-1 for large heavy cameras was designed specially with strength design and angular precision in mind, to meet the need of an extremely low level of vibration which is a must for perfect results. This high-quality copy stand satisfies all requirements for heavy duty work with its precise height adjustment system with weight compensation by an integrated coil spring.

You can easily position your work with the well-marked printed grid markings on the 18" x 20"/450 x 500 mm solidly constructed baseboard which is finished in a glare-free non-reflecting matt black. The baseboard has a fitted mount which fastens the column to the RT-1 Arm. and a spirit level is integrated into the mount which makes alignment a sure thing. The feet can be individually adjusted in height. The extra wide special aluminum tube Column is also in a matt black anodized finish. It features cm and inch scales, and a hand crank for height adjustment.

The strong pedestal incorporates a a spirit level for precisely levelling the complete unit. The RT-1 Arm on the RS-1 Stand ensures exact & secure fastening of the camera. Any type of camera system can be mounted to the RT-1 Arm with the easy to change camera screw, which can Quickly be changed from a 1/4" screw to a 3/8" screw if needed (except RS 1 microdrive)

Kaiser RS-1 Features

  • For Professional Users and Dedicated Photographers.
  • High stability, angular precision and quality workmanship
  • Ideal for use with camera systems up to 6 lbs/3 kg total weight.
  • Glare-free Non-reflecting Matt Black base plate
  • Baseboard with grid
  • Individually Height-adjustable Feet
  • Precision Column Base with built-in Spirit Level
  • Friction Driven Hand Crank for Height Adjustment
  • Specially Wide (2.7") Low-vibration Column
  • Matt Black Anodized Aluminum Tubing with cm & inch Scales
  • RT-1 Camera Arm with Interchangeable Thread (except RS 1 microdrive)
  • Vast range of components and accessories.
  • Units can be adapted to individual requirements.
  • Lighting units with various lamps and reflectors, working at different power levels, with various mounting and adjustment options.
  • This system optimized for adaptability is completely modularized and therefore allows also customized configurations.

Kaiser RS-1 Specifications

Camera Format:
35mm & Medium Format
Maximum Load: 6 lbs/3 kg
Maximum Elevation:
40"/1 meter
Levelling Control:
Spirit level on pedestal
Camera arm with interchangeable thread (except RS 1 microdrive)
Baseboard Size:
18" x 20"/450 x 500 mm
Baseboard has individual leg adjustment
Friction Driven Hand crank
Height: 40"/1m
Baseboard 18" x 20"/450mm
Appx 25 lb. /1.34 kg , shipping weight.
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Kaiser RS-1 Reviews

Reviewed by 2 customers


solid, durable, precise, fast, simple


from L.A., CA  -  Pro Photographer

I have the Kaiser lamps rigged up too. Can handle weird angles fast and stays rock steady.

(0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)


It works as advertised


from Boca Raton, FL  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

It works

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