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This Matthews Century C+ Grip Head Kit consists of a Black Century C Plus Stand with 40" main riser with removable turtle base, a 2.5" swivel grip, and a Hollywood Arm that can hold a small light fixture, gobo, or flag.
The unique staggered leg design of a C Stand allows it to be nested and placed extremely close to one another on a set.
The stand itself rises to a maximum height of 10.5' (3.2 m).
Removable turtle base eases storage and transport
Black anodized finish
Century Stands or "C" stands are an important component in the image maker's arsenal of tools. The term "Century Stand" goes back to the early days of motion picture production. Before the introduction of artificial lighting, the stages would revolve to allow for continuous overhead lighting from the sun.
Large reflectors would be positioned to bounce back 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.
Light Stands & Grips Information
4.4' (1.3 m)
4.4' (1.3 m)
16 lbs (7.3kg)
22 lbs (10kg)
Items Included With This Product
Hollywood Grip Head - 2-1/2
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