Camera slider Light Stand Adapter

find-price-button Light Stand adapter with 1/4 x 20 Thread

Two tripods to support a long camera slider is a good idea, but if all you need is just a little extra support you can get away with a simple Light Stand. One solid tripod in the center, and a Light Stand at the end should do fine. The Konova Camera Slider offered light stand adapters as an optional piece of equipment, so that you can use inexpensive Light Stands for additional support or to get some different slider configurations. I believe they sold for about $18+ shipping. You can actually find them for less than $10 bucks via B&H Photo. (above)

Two light stands with adapters for sideways sliding

One thing that Konova does throw a deal on is collapsible Light Stands. This is one thing that I really hate about traveling even with light weight stands. They are just a bit too long to fit into your average bag. I carry three small stands with my 3pc. 500 LED kit and am forced to use a really long bag just to pack it all in. The Konova folding stands shave down quite a few inches from it's minimum folded length. There are other versions of these which they will call 'Reverse Stands' and you can find some here: Reverse Light Stands

If you feel my pain, these types of folding light stands do exist for a bit cheaper and they make packing things up (with your slider) a whole lot easier. Found below:

find-price-button Konova Folding Light Stands

10 thoughts on “Camera slider Light Stand Adapter

  1. Stammina

    do not buy konova folding light stands not worth the money. these stands are not well made. Clamps do not hold flush to the stand resulting in not being able to hold any kind of weight up. what good is a stand if it can not hold any weight. Garbage not even worth using if you received them for free.

  2. Joel

    Thanks for the quick response. The one in the article has the threaded stud perpendicular to the rod, where the link you just sent is parallel. Meaning you have to connect it at the end of the rod. I connect the H4n in the middle of the rod of one of my handles. Right now I use an impact clamp you suggested in another article. Works well, but it's bulky and could really help reduce some of the front weight with just a small connector. I've been looking, but haven't seen anything. This article was the closest I've seen to what I need in the price range I'm looking for. Anything else come to mind?

  3. Joel

    Does anyone know of something like this but a little bigger to attach a H4n to a standard rod system (Gini)?

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