Matthews Hollywood 40" C+Stand w/ Detachable Turtle Base, Grip Head and 40" Arm – 10.5' (3.2m) (MD-756140)

Price: £208.44
List Price: £231.60
Discount: £23.16 (10.00%)
Weight: 8.000 Kgs
Code: MD-756140

Get an extra 5% discount with code HOLLYWOOD at checkout.

One of the most popular models ever! This stand comes with a detachable Turtle Base, Arm and Grip Head.

Universally seen as the best C-Stand, Grip Head and Arm in the business (due to its superior gripping strength) this product is the first choice for professionals and can be found on film sets all over the world. The T-Handles are ergonomically designed to allow for fast, efficient and safe tightening with little effort. The arm comes with a Hollywood Grip Head attached to one end and an additional Grip Head for positioning.

Matthews are the original “Hollywood” grip suppliers to the film and video industries and are well known for innovation, durability and build quality.

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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, stages would revolve to allow for continuous overhead lighting from the sun. Large reflectors would be positioned to bounce or kick the light 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 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 stages and sets.


In 1974 Matthews Studio Equipment introduced the industry's first adjustable C Stand. C Stand is a registered trademark of Matthews Studio Equipment and they now produce a wide range of C Stands and related accessories to assist the motion picture, television and photographic professionals in lighting and light modification support.

Capacity:10 kg (22 lb)
Max. extension:126.5" (321 cm)
Min. extension:53" (135 cm)
Footprint:27.5" (70 cm)
Folded base:21" (54 cm)
Material:Stainless Steel
Weight:(with arm and knuckle) 7.2 kg
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