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Digital Juice Announces - The Grip Stand Set

Popular DJ Gear Line Now Includes The Versatile C-Stand (November 10, 2010)

Digital Juice(r) has announced the release of the Grip Stand Set(r), a lightweight yet rugged C-Stand kit that includes the main Grip or Century (C-) Stand, two 2 1/2" Grip (Gobo) Heads and a 36" long 5/8" Grip Extension Arm. "The C-Stand is a crucial and versatile piece of equipment that no photographer or videographer should be without," says Viv Beason, President of Digital Juice. "It is perfect for supporting equipment like lights, reflectors, flags, soft boxes, color gels and bounce cards. Considering our fan base, the Grip Stand Set is a perfect fit for our rapidly expanding DJ Gear line of products."

The Digital Juice Grip Stand is constructed of chrome steel, with a 33" main section, 2 risers and a detachable "turtle" tripod base that is easily removed for transport and storage. The stand can extend from a minimum of 46" to almost 8 feet in height. The 5/8" standard Baby Pin on top of the stand can be used to mount most standard photo/video light heads to the base directly. However, by attaching the included grip or gobo head, just about any piece of lighting or grip gear can be accommodated.

"The extension arm and second grip head work together to act as a boom or support for a multitude of reflector, gobo or light setups," says Beason. "The grip heads and extension arm can also be detached and used on other light stands. Most busy sets will have at least two or three grip stands in use at any one time." All parts of the stand are adjusted easily via applied torque using ergonomic T-shaped handles.


 

Feature Highlights
* A detachable spring-loaded staggered three-legged design allows these stands to be nested and placed extremely close to one another, either on set in multiple lighting setups or when stacked upright for storage.
* Uses industry standard 5/8" "Baby" pin at top of stand and 2 1/2" grip head with female 5/8" mount, making them compatible with other grip and lighting gear.
* Durable chrome steel construction provides weather resistance and solid support for a wide range of lighting and gear weights, without sacrificing portability.
* The grip or gobo head has positive-locking grip teeth and 4 different gripping diameters for mounting just about any piece of gear to the grip head including: extension arms, scrims, flags, cutters, color gels, bounce cards, small lights, cue cards, boom microphones and more.

Specifications:
Minimum Height: 46" (117cm)
Maximum Height: 95" (241cm)
Closed Length: Stand: 46" (117cm), Arm: 36" (91.4cm)
Footprint Diameter: 27" (68.6cm)
Weight: 17 lbs/7.71kg (full stand set), 14 lbs/6.35kg (stand), 1 lb/.45kg (grip head) x 2, 1 lb/.45kg (extension arm)
Maximum Load: 22 lbs (9.98kg)
Attachment Size: 5/8" (16mm) "Baby" stud pin
Material: Durable chrome steel construction

Pricing & Availability
The new Digital Juice Grip Stand Set can be ordered through Digital Juice's online store (www.digitaljuice.com) or by calling the company's customer service center toll-free at 800-525-2203. The Grip Stand Set retails for $149.95 but can often be purchased in special promotions and bundles for additional savings. Check the website for details on specials.

About Digital Juice(r)
Digital Juice(r) is the world-leader in royalty-free broadcast animation content for video, motion graphics and multimedia professionals. Digital Juice(r) products are in use in nearly every major studio, broadcast, and cable station including NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, HBO, CNBC, Fox News, and countless high profile television shows such as American Idol and the Grammy Awards. The company provides royalty-free animations, music, stock footage, organic film effects, graphical fonts, layered Photoshop(r) illustrations, plug-ins and production gear to a wide variety of video, motion graphics, print and web enthusiasts. The company is known for its extremely high quality and innovative content as well as for its aggressive and affordable pricing.


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