The Manfrotto 1005BAC Alu Ranker Light Stand, Air Cushioned - 9' (Black) is a black anodized air cushioned aluminum stand that rises to a maximum of 9' (2.7 m). This stand is an updated version of the old "Stacker" series.
With the patented Quick Stack System (QSS) portability is enhanced. Connecting the stands together saves a lot of room while storing them in the studio or location case.
The 1005BAC Ranker features a removable, reversible spigot for added fixture mounting versatility.
Air cushioning prevents damage to fingers and equipment if you forget to fully tighten the stand sections
Accepts light fixtures that have a 5/8" receptor or stud
One end of spigot has 1/4"-20 thread
Other spigot end has 3/8" thread
At minimum height, it will safely support a load of 22 lbs (10kg)