Avenger A2016DCB C-Stand Detachable Base
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Avenger A2016DCB C-Stand Detachable Base

Product code : AVE.A2016DCB

UPC code :8024221551686

$ 419.98

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Avenger 20" C-Stand Detachable Base Black

The Avenger A2016DCB in chrome steel black is a 20'' 3 Section, 2 riser Turtle Base C-Stand (max height of 155 cm/61 in)


Avenger C-Stands feature captive locking handles that do not vibrate free, use a black paint process that is more durable than powder coating and perform in the most demanding environments.


Avenger C-Stands finishes are second to none and provide long lasting durability. They are the most durable in the industry! Avenger turtle bases are not welded and as a result spare parts are easily available should you damage a leg or casting.


This Avenger kit will work flawlessly with flags, gobos, floppies, cutters and all types of lighting whether you be on motion picture sets, shooting video or working in photo studios. Recommended accessories: D600CB, E200, 297BBASE, 299BBASE, D200B, D520L, Roller Bag AVCSA1301B, D800KIT, D240, D250, D050

20'' short Turtle Base C-Stand in black chrome steel.
Robust black chrome finish! Not powder coated.
Works great with D200B grip head & D500B series grip arms
Detachable column allows for additional junior accessories.
3 sections, 2 risers. Ø: 35, 30, 25 mm. Leg Ø: 25 mm/0.98''
5.6 kg

Maximum Height
155 cm

10 kg

Closed Length
84 cm

Footprint Max Diameter
95 cm
Accessories visible on product image are not included
C-Stands, also known as Century Stands or Grip Stands, have a rich history in the world of film making. These versatile and essential pieces of equipment have been a staple on film sets for decades, providing support and stability for lighting, cameras, and other equipment.

The origins of C-Stands can be traced back to the early days of the film industry in the 20th century. During that time, filmmakers faced the challenge of finding a reliable and sturdy support system for their equipment on set. The need arose for a stand that could be easily adjusted in height and angle, while also offering stability to prevent accidents and ensure the safety of the crew.

In the 1920s, an innovative solution was introduced by the Century Lighting Company, which later became known as the American Grip Company. This company introduced the C-Stand, a revolutionary piece of equipment that quickly gained popularity in the film industry. The "C" in C-Stand stands for "Century," honoring the company that first introduced this stand.

C-Stands are constructed from durable steel and consist of several components. The base of the stand features three legs that provide a stable foundation. The central column, also known as the riser, can be adjusted in height and securely locked in place. At the top of the riser, there is a grip head, which allows for the attachment of various accessories such as lights, flags, scrims, reflectors, and booms.

One of the standout features of C-Stands is their versatility. The grip head can be rotated and angled in multiple directions, enabling precise positioning of equipment. This flexibility is crucial in film making, as it allows filmmakers to control and manipulate lighting and camera setups to achieve their desired artistic vision.

Over the years, C-Stands have become an integral part of film sets and have found their way into other industries such as photography, theater, and live events. Their reliability, durability, and versatility have made them a trusted tool for professionals around the world.

As technology has advanced, C-Stands have evolved as well. While the basic design remains largely unchanged, modern variations include features such as detachable bases, removable risers, and lightweight materials for easier transport.

In conclusion, the history of C-Stands in film making is a testament to the ingenuity and craftsmanship of those who recognized the need for a stable and adjustable support system. From their humble beginnings to their current status as an industry standard, C-Stands have played an essential role in shaping the way films are made, providing filmmakers with the tools they need to bring their creative visions to life.
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John Barry reserves the right under Australian Consumer Law to refuse a request for an exchange or refund on all final sale items, if you have misused/mishandled the product, or if you have simply changed your mind. Please visit our Refunds & Returns policy page for further information.

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