The Proline Studio Boom Stand is the perfect multi-use mic stand for stage and studio. It's ideal for vocals or instruments that need overhead miking such as drums, cymbals, choirs, pianos, ensembles,... Read More
The Proline Studio Boom Stand is the perfect multi-use mic stand for stage and studio. It's ideal for vocals or instruments that need overhead miking such as drums, cymbals, choirs, pianos, ensembles, and more. The PLSB1's wide-stance, tripod base with sturdy locking casters anchor it securely to the floor. Its large diameter main-shaft tubing extends the stand's height from 53" to 85". The boom arm extends up to 92" to suit any mic position, and the 2.3lb. adjustable weight is the perfect counterbalance for large diaphragm microphones. Just a half-turn of the mic stand's advanced tilt clutch makes changing mic angles quick and easy. Finally, its fully folding lightweight design allows for easy transportation in the compact folded position with no heavy cast-iron base to lug around.
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Terrible stand. Poor construction. Boom won't locked stay in place in both tilt and extension. Where the boom attaches to the vertical part of the stand is also loose so the boom wobbles around. When raising the main part of the stand up the stand comes apart when you get to the top, just pulls right off without stopping. Two microphones fell to the floor that were at the end of the extended boom when this happened. I exchanged 4 of of these stand. Three that were bent up out of the box and the last one had deformed threads on the end of the boom and I couldn't attach a mic holder. All had other minor problems like wheels not threaded right, bent boom arm, cracked plastic parts and such. I would suggest paying a few bucks more and getting something better.
These are really trash. The latch that hold the boom was broken out of the box and the boom arms are rattly and cheap feeling. I will be returning and buying something from a better brand.
The quality of this product is excellent, but some minor weak points keep it from earning a 5 out of 5. I purchased this stand for my condenser microphone, which is on the lighter side of the spectrum. Unpacking and Parts: Unpacking the product was not difficult, it came mostly assembled, with the exception of the 3 plastic wheels provided. Unfortunately, I found that the heavy weight of the stand absolutely shattered one of them, rendering the other two useless, so I would suggest first opening the package in the store (if you buy it in person) to make sure all the parts are intact. Product also comes with fasteners for a single cable, an added plus. IT [should] be noted for those who are not planning on using the wheels that the stand does already have rubber padding on the feet, which is nice for those of us with floors we want to keep nice and scratch-free. After Setup: The construction of the stand, with the exception of the wheels, is excellent. However, the fastener latch that prevents the boom from sliding at the pivot point is rather weak, and tends to allow the boom to both rotate and sometimes slide when moved roughly. The reach of the boom and the positionable counter-weight is sufficient to prevent unwanted movement. This is somewhat offset though by the rather large profile it takes up on the floor, so this may prove bothersome for those with little floor space. Conclusion: All in all, I am happy with the product, and I plan on continuing to using it for many years to come. I give the product a 4 out of 5. Pros: -Heavy duty construction. -Good base and counter weight for heavier condenser microphones. -Highly adjustable. Cons: -Expensive. -Boom fastener is weak, needs reworking. -Wheels broken in package. -Base profile is large.
This boom stand comes with a 5-year manufacturer warranty that is handled directly by Guitar Center covering faulty components. Anyone that has problems with non-locking components or "yawning" while set up should return it to the nearest store or call GC.com to file a claim. The stand extends about 14' in the air & can support a good deal of weight -- I am currently using this in an orchestral setting with a three-microphone rig on top. All components work very well & it looks professional. The boom frame is made of robust aluminum & has optional plastic rolling/locking wheels. It meets my expectations & I believe it will do so for the next five years at minimum -- a great investment for my business. The only improvements that could be made are the inclusion of a 30-pound sandbag to put on the legs during operation, as well as metal/rubber wheels. Make sure that if you order one from a store they package it well!!!
I have a heavy condenser and a reflection filter (roughly 10 lbs). The vertical and horizontal extension (and locking are fine). The boom counter weight is adequate. The HUGE problem is the boom latch-lock. It is garbage and will not keep the boom from sliding back. ALSO: it will not keep the boom from yawing, which means my setup (even without the reflection filter) drops upside down. I'm not giving it 1 star ONLY because I'm still using it till I buy another one (by rigging it). Poor Quality.
It is an excellent Microphone Studio Boom, it has a very long reach and wide base for stability. For me it was an easy assembly. The counter weight only needed the set knob to be loosened to easily slide over the shaft. Good price.
This mic stand is a tank. It easily holds two condenser mics for overhead applications. Drawbacks: The counterweight didn't fit properly and had to be forced on. Instructions were useless or non-existent. The counterweight didn't fit, but I didn't know if there was some "trick" to getting it on the boom. Who knows! They didn't include instructions for that! Not cool for a $150 stand. Of course, the thing is built like a tank!