The Nissin LS-55C Carbon Fiber Light Stand was selected by Professional Photographer Magazine as a 2020 Hot One.
Nissin LS-55C Features:
- Carbon fiber stand weighs just 22 oz (1.4 lbs)
- Compact design collapses to 19”
- Adjustable height 19”- 79”
- Maximum load 3.3 lbs when fully extended
- Fits in carry-on luggage and most gear bags
Compact Lightweight Design
The Nissin LS-55C lightweight carbon fiber light stand weighs only 22 oz. (1.4 lbs), making it ideal for travel. The stand’s 5-section center column and 3 foldable legs are made from strong yet lightweight carbon fiber tubes.
Fits in Carry on Luggage
When not in use the Nissin LS-55C collapses to only 19” long, making it short enough to fit in carry-on luggage and most gear bags.
With 5 sections in the center column, the Nissin LS-55C is adjustable from 19”-79”. Adjust the stand’s height to position your light where it is needed.
Nissin Super Light Stand Comparison: LS-55C vs LS-65C
|Central Pole Lock||Twist||
|Bottom Lower Legs||Reverse folding (3 legs)||Reverse folding (3 legs)|
|Panhead||UNC 3/8" screw (with a UNC 1/4" screw adapter)||
UNC 3/8" screw (with a UNC 1/4" screw adapter)
|Folded Length||19.1 inches/485 mm||
23.6 inches/600 mm
|Minimum Operating Height||
19.1 inches/485 mm
23.6 inches/600 mm
|Maximum Operating Height||6.5 feet / 2m||8.85 feet / 2.7m|
|Safety Payload Weight||3.3 pounds / 1.5kg||6.6 pounds / 3kg|
|Net Weight||22 ounces / 625g||28.7 ounces /815g|
Adjustable Leg for Uneven Surfaces
One of the carbon fiber legs is adjustable allowing for use on uneven surfaces.
The top attachment of the Nissin LS-55C includes a 5/8” stud with a 1/4", and 3/8" screw thread tip. This versatile design makes it easy to quickly and securely attach umbrella brackets, speedlights, soft boxes, LED lighting, and most standard lighting accessories.
The Nissin LS-55C can support a maximum load of 3.3 lbs.
Durable, Stable, and Strong
The Nissin LS-55C features 3 folding carbon fiber legs that connect to the carbon fiber center column providing strength and stability. To further improve stability when shooting outdoors or in high traffic areas, a weight such as a sandbag or water bottle can be attached to the legs (not included).
The length of each leg from the center column is 18”. When placed against a wall, the min-max distance from the wall to the outside leg is 20-27”.