The RPS Studio Heavy Duty Light Stand extends to 12 feet tall and has a leg spread of 41" for stability. The center column is air cushioned with a maximum diameter of 40mm and features 4-sections with metal collars and the sections have large wing style knobs for easy operation. The stand has a receiver for an included reversible spigot that has a 1/4"-20 male threaded end on one side, the other side of the spigot has a 3/8"-16 male threaded end. This spigot is held securely in place with a retaining screw but can also be quickly changed via a quick release button. Black anodized finish helps prevent unwanted reflections.