The Phottix Varos II BG Umbrella Holder is designed to be rugged and durable and a great choice for the larger and heavier Phottix Para-Pro Umbrellas. Changing angles is as easy as loosening and tightening a knob. The Phottix Varos II BG features an adjustable cold shoe to mount flashes or flash triggers. The Phottix Varos II BG features an adjustable cold shoe to mount flashes. The cold shoe is removable, allowing access to a reversible 3/8" / 1/4" threaded mount. The Varos II BG mounts to a light stand or tripod with a 3/4" female lug or a reversible 3/8" / 1/4" threaded insert. A patented umbrella clamp to keep umbrella shafts more secure and damage free. The Phottix Varos II series is the perfect compliment to Phottix Odin, Strato II Multi and Ares Flash Trigger systems.