Linco 8308 Compact Light Stand can hold lighting equipment up to 19.8lbs(9kg). Compact and light weight, weighing 4.4lbs(2kg) each, these 8FT stand will give you years of service. Made of Cold-Worked Carbon with special design locking system and double braced legs with an extra wide footprint for added stability. This stand sets up in seconds, going from 2'9"(83.7cm) when fully folded to 8FT when completely extended. Can be used use with any type of lighting, indoors or out.