The role of backgrounds in the industry of photography has become very important. Backgrounds have found new applications with the growth of computer software and technology. These backgrounds may be of materials such as paper or cloth fabric. To support these, stands are required. Impact Background Support System a piece of equipment used in the studio or location for this purpose.


The system comprises of a pair of stands with extendible poles (can be extended to a maximum of 10.5 feet), each pole having 3 knobs to lock the position and a 4 sections of crossbar that can be joined together with button locks.

The Impact Background Support covers an area of at least 4.1 feet in width and 3.25 feet in height. A maximum coverage area of 12.5 feet in width and 10.5 feet in height adds to the versatility of the system and allows for a variety of different settings as per the scene requirements and space limitation at the set.

The support system is designed in such a way that it is easy to carry around and is fast to setup and dismantle. The system has a self weight of only 12 pounds. This means that the system can be shifted from one spot to another with relative convenience. These features are certainly a great positive for crews which have to do a lot of moving around at the location during different shots.

Besides being portable and quick to assemble, a good background support system also needs to be sufficiently strong to be able to support different kinds and sizes of backdrop fabrics and papers. Quality and properties of the fabric/paper significantly add to the total weight of the fabric/paper that the support system will have to bear. The Impact Background Support System has the capability of supporting backdrops having a weight of up to 20 pounds.


  • Maximum Height: 10.5′ (3.2 m)
  • Minimum Height: 39″ (99 cm)
  • Closed Length: 39″ (99 cm)
  • Maximum Width: 12.5′ (3.8 m)
  • Minimum Width: 4.1′ (1.3 m)
  • Weight Capacity: 20 lb (9.07 kg)
  • Weight: 12 lb (5.4 kg)
  • Price: $140.00


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