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Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand  Black

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Big enough to hold sheet music for an entire performance.

The Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra sheet music stand is a perfect music stand for students and professionals. It features a popular design with hands-free clutch. The height adjusts from 29" to 51", and the deck is 20"W X 12-3/4"H with a shelf depth of 2-1/4". This ProLine stand has plenty of room to hold enough sheet music for an entire performance. The music stand's rugged construction and durable, non-reflective powdercoat finish ensures years of trustworthy service.

FEATURES
  • Popular design with hands-free clutch
  • Rugged construction Durable, non-reflective powdercoat finish
  • 5-year warranty

Let Proline support your sheet music. Order this excellent stand today.

SPECIFICATIONS

PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand

  • Height adjusts from 29" to 51"
    Deck: 20"W x 12-3/4"H x 2-1/4"D
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ProlinePL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand
 
4.2

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stable (23)
  • Holds items securely (22)
  • Portable (14)
  • Compact (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (13)
  • Performances (13)
  • Outdoor events / games (11)
  • Amateur recording (6)
  • Professional recording (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (19), Professional musician (5), Novice (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Works Great!

This stand works as well as the Manhasset stands that our church currently uses. They are sturdy, stable, easy to assemble, and the tilt can be adjusted to suit your requirements
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This stand works as well as the Manhasset stands that our church currently uses. They are sturdy, stable, easy to assemble, and the tilt can be adjusted to suit your requirements

I bought two of these stands to compare with the Manhasset M48 model (virtually idendictal) stand, so hopefully this is a helpful comparison.

Manhasset v. Proline
Price: Identical
Shipment Arrival: Same-sized boxes.
Assembly: Identical Process
Tools to Assemble:
- Manhasset: Socket, socket wrench, standard blade screwdriver
- ProLine: Socket, socket wrench, phillips screwdriver, adjustable wrench or pliers

Performance Comparison: Identical
Comments:
- Manhasset: The raise/lower action is a tab-bit smoother; tilt tension adjustment can be made with only a screwdriver
- ProLine: Tilt tension adjustment requires a screwdriver and a wrench.

Appearance: Virtually identical shape, color, form
Satisfaction: Identical

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

cheap imitation of Manhasset stands

I have been a church music director for 13 years, and before that a high school band director for 9, so I've had a lot of experience with music stands. I love the...Read complete review

I have been a church music director for 13 years, and before that a high school band director for 9, so I've had a lot of experience with music stands. I love the Manhasset stands that are easy to adjust without any twisting knobs; stands with knobs often get stripped over time because people don't bother to loosen knobs before they adjust. These stands looked to be just like the Manhasset ones, but cheaper.

Well, I got what I paid for. I bought three stands, and they all have the same problems: they are very difficult to move, especially up and down, and although I've tightened the bolt on the bottom as much as I can, the shaft wobbles. Also, the stand does not stand straight up, but tilts slightly to one side. I'm leery of trying to bend it into place, for fear the feet may break off.

Very disappointed with this product.

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(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Works Great!

By MNChurchMouse

from Minnesota

About Me Experienced

See all my reviews

Pros

  • Holds Items Securely
  • Stable

Cons

  • NONE

Best Uses

  • Events
  • Home Studio
  • Performances
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

This stand works as well as the Manhasset stands that our church currently uses. They are sturdy, stable, easy to assemble, and the tilt can be adjusted to suit your requirements

I bought two of these stands to compare with the Manhasset M48 model (virtually idendictal) stand, so hopefully this is a helpful comparison.

Manhasset v. Proline
Price: Identical
Shipment Arrival: Same-sized boxes.
Assembly: Identical Process
Tools to Assemble:
- Manhasset: Socket, socket wrench, standard blade screwdriver
- ProLine: Socket, socket wrench, phillips screwdriver, adjustable wrench or pliers

Performance Comparison: Identical
Comments:
- Manhasset: The raise/lower action is a tab-bit smoother; tilt tension adjustment can be made with only a screwdriver
- ProLine: Tilt tension adjustment requires a screwdriver and a wrench.

Appearance: Virtually identical shape, color, form
Satisfaction: Identical

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

PL48 Music Stand

By David K

from Knoxville, TN

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Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

It has taken me a very long time to upgrade to a better music stand, and I am so glad that I finally did it. I had an entry model stand, but this model is much more stable, and the deeper tray is great for holding pencils, markers, etc.
Well worth the money.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Well worth the cost!

By Mandolin man Rj

from TN

About Me Novice

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Changes Height Easily
  • Compact
  • Good price
  • Holds Items Securely
  • Stable
  • Well Built And Sturdy

Cons

  • Clips Needed In Corners

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Events
  • Home Studio

Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

Very nice for the money. I did not expect it to be as well built and operate so easily. Much more sturdy than others costing more.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

cheap imitation of Manhasset stands

By Phil

from Mequon, WI

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Holds Items Securely

Cons

  • Hard to adjust
  • Unstable

Best Uses

    Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

    I have been a church music director for 13 years, and before that a high school band director for 9, so I've had a lot of experience with music stands. I love the Manhasset stands that are easy to adjust without any twisting knobs; stands with knobs often get stripped over time because people don't bother to loosen knobs before they adjust. These stands looked to be just like the Manhasset ones, but cheaper.

    Well, I got what I paid for. I bought three stands, and they all have the same problems: they are very difficult to move, especially up and down, and although I've tightened the bolt on the bottom as much as I can, the shaft wobbles. Also, the stand does not stand straight up, but tilts slightly to one side. I'm leery of trying to bend it into place, for fear the feet may break off.

    Very disappointed with this product.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    we received 2 broken music stands

    By Fiddlehead Theatre Company

    from Boston, MA

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

    we ordered 30 music stands, and while most were fine, we received two that were insufficient. One came without the necessary hardware to put the base on the stand, and the second was broken in the box at the time that we received it.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Reasonable, but not as good as Manhasset

    By ejcabs

    from Boston, MA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Holds Items Securely

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

        This stand is quite functional, but in a few ways falls short of the Manhasset 48T stands which I also own. The neck assembly did not tighten as well to the shaft so raising by lifting by the desk caused it to come off at the neck. The clutch assembly is stiffer and not as smooth, and there is more play in it- the shaft will twist back and forth a few degrees and rattle a little (which in the Manhasset it does not). Finally, the desk is of thinner material, and arrived slightly bent (though it was easily bent back straight). In all it is a serviceable stand, and worth the price, but not as refined as the Manhasset.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Excellent value for the money

        By doodles

        from gilbert AZ

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Holds Items Securely
        • Stable
        • Sturdy Yet Lightweight

        Cons

        • Bit Tough To Move Updown

        Best Uses

          Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

          I use in my vocal music ministry. Stand is sturdy enough yet lightweight to carry; appearance is professional; holds books etc. easily. Excellent for the price. The only negative is that it's a bit difficult to move up/down when adjusting height, but believe that with use, it will become easier to move up and down.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Impossible to move up and down.

          By Barbfin

          from Texas

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          Pros

          • Holds Items Securely
          • I like the width that holds more music.
          • Portable

          Cons

          • I have not been able to raise it. Might return.
          • Rack moves from side to side, with noise.
          • Unstable
          • Very difficult to move up or down.

          Best Uses

          • Home Studio

          Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

          The real problem is that I have not been able to move the shaft up or down. Also the music table is not stable, There is play in it, even though it is on tight. Also makes noise. I don't think it would last long if used for performances. Somewhat disappointed. I only wanted it for teaching guitar lessons, but the problem of raising it is really serious. I am deciding whether to return it. I see that others have had the same problem.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Received two, rejected two

          By Geraldine

          from undisclosed

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Difficult to adjust level
            • Not Functional
            • squeaky

            Best Uses

              Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

              Two out of two of these stands were returned. My husband and I took hold of each end of the stands shaft and could not move it. Consequently, the music platform could not be adjusted higher without pulling it off. It also squeaked when we turned the platform. I have ordered a different brand.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              ProLine PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet M

              By JoeR

              from Apopka, FL

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Holds Items Securely
              • Stable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Events

                Comments about Proline PL48 Conductor/Orchestra Sheet Music Stand:

                I use the stand to hold my manual as I deliver programs. It is exactly what I needed.

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