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Matthews 40" C-Stand w/ Sliding Leg, Includes Grip Head & Arm - Chrome

Matthews Studio Equipment
Abel Code: MW-756040
Mfr. Code: 756040
Estimated to Ship – 2-5 Business Days
Description
Folding chrome C-Stand kit with sliding leg and grip head and arm. C-Stands are available in many different configurations, lengths and finishes.
Key Highlights
  • 40" Chrome C-Stand
  • Includes Grip Head & Arm
  • Sliding Leg for unleveled flooring
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Overview

Overview

This Matthews 40" C-Stand w/ Sliding Leg, Includes Grip Head & Arm is a complete C-Stand kit and production ready.

The term ‘Century Stand’ goes back to the early days of motion picture production. Before there was artificial lighting the stages would revolve to allow for continuous overhead lighting from the sun. Large reflectors would be positioned to bounce or kick the overhead light up onto the stage and illuminate the set and actors. These reflectors were made in many sizes but it seems the most popular was the 100 inch, or ‘century’, sized reflector. In later years, studios, grips and gaffers began to manufacture the earliest versions of what we now call C-Stands. The original C-Stands had welded bases that did not fold up or adjust but the fact that they easily nested together made them invaluable on the stage. Century Stands or ‘C’ stands are an important component in the image maker’s arsenal of tools.

These popular stands are available in many different configurations, lengths and finishes. The unique staggered leg design allows C-Stands to be nested and therefore be placed extremely close to one another on set. The lower leg can also be slid under many objects. The C+ offers a removable base for the risers, making disassembly for travel simple and easy without being cumbersome or having the awkwardness typical of other manufacturers. The sliding leg allows for use on stairs, off curbs and even as high as a desk or countertop. Patents applied for and pending. Fast, easy opening and closing.

Features:

  • Sliding leg allows for unleveled flooring (i.e stairs, curbs and even as high as a countertop)
  • Griphead and Arm allow you to utilize light modifiers (bounce board, reflectors, diffusion, and more)

Max Ht: 126.5" (321cm)
Min Ht: 53" (135cm)
Capacity: 22lbs. (10kg)
Weight: 16lbs (7.2kg)
Footprint: 27.5" (70cm)
Folded Base: 21" (54cm)

Please Note: In 1974 Matthews Studio Equipment introduced the industry’s first folding base C-Stand. (C-Stand and Century Stand are registered trademarks of Matthews Studio Equipment, Inc.) Matthews now produces a wide range of C-Stands and related accessories to assist the motion picture, television and photographic professional in lighting and lighting modification support.

Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • 40" Chrome C-Stand
  • Includes Grip Head & Arm
  • Sliding Leg for unleveled flooring
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