The Photogenic Air Cushioned Heavy Duty Light Stand rises to a maximum height of 8' (2.4 m). It has four sections, which enables it to fold down shorter than a three section stand. It folds to 26" (66 cm). Constructed from heavy gauge aluminum, with a black anodized finish and rubber grip feet. Furnished with a 5/8" adapter with 1/4 x 20 threaded top.