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Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand Black

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The MC-125's larger-diameter base and locking, rollerblade-style wheels provide a low center of gravity and extra stability. Smoothly raise or lower ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Stable and adjustable stand for studios and live performance venues.

The MC-125's larger-diameter base and locking, rollerblade-style wheels provide a low center of gravity and extra stability. Smoothly raise or lower height from 51.5"-82.75" with a reliable clutch. Long boom telescopes from 35"-61" and features a friction-free clutch arm extension. Also includes a unique, easy-adjust 5.75-lb. counterweight. Rollerblade-style wheels travel smoothly. Threaded shaft and boom sections provide quick set up and tear down for easy transport and storage.

FEATURES
Height with casters: 51.5"-82.75"
(1308mm-2102mm)
Boom length: 35"-61" (889mm-1549mm)
Caster diameter: 3.75" (95mm)
Base diameter 22.5" (572mm)
Folded assembled with casters: 58.75" x 22.5" (1492mm x 508mm)
Weight: 35 lbs. (15.88kg)
Couterweight: 5.75 lbs. (2.6kg)
5-year warranty

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Ultimate SupportMC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand
 
4.9

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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  • 4 Stars

     

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  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stable (16)
  • Holds items securely (15)
  • Portable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (15)
  • Professional recording (14)
  • Amateur recording (8)
  • Performances (5)
  • Outdoor events / games (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (9), Professional musician (7)

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(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent Stand

Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

I'm satisfied with this stand and would recommend it. The base is quite heavy, the casting is clean, and the wheels roll very well. Nice having wheel locks. The tubing is all very beefy, and it will easily support 2 mics (up to 5 lbs., more than enough) fully extended.
Fully adjustable, easy to move and use. I like the boom extension. This feature is not available on most other brands. Wheels are a must and these are better quality than most. Adjustable counterweight works great and is heavier than others as well.
Very well made, but I just don't know why Ultimate cheaped out on the boom clutch. It is plastic, whereas the stand clutch is metal; and it feels as if I might strip the boom clutch if I tighten it as much as I would like. Other than that, it is very solid top to bottom.
Compared to some others it is a good value, but the cost still seems a bit high considering what stands are constructed of, and where these are made (not in USA, of course). Free shipping (if available) certainly makes it a little better value since it does weigh 35 lbs.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I WOULD BUY THIS STAND AGAIN!!!!!!!

By Anthem

from Omaha, NE

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Pros

  • A TRUE PROFESSIONAL STAND
  • Holds Items Securely
  • SOLID AND WELL MADE
  • Stable
  • WEIGHTED FOR TRUE STUDIO AND STAGE USE

Cons

  • NONE!

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Events
  • Home Studio
  • Performances
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

THE BEST STAND I HAVE EVER PURCHASED! IF YOU TRULY NEED A REAL PROFESSIONAL STAND AND HAVE A HEAVIER MIC, NEED A SOLID BOOM, OR HAVE ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES LIKE A POP FILTER, NOISE SHIELD, WITH EXTRA WEIGHT, YOU HAVE TO HAVE THIS STAND. I TRIED THE CHEAP SCISSOR ARM JUNK AND REGULAR STANDS AND THEY JUST DON'T WORK. WORTH EVERY PENNY, ESPECIALLY THE WAY MUSICIANS FRIEND WORKS WITH YOU.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Absolutely excellent stand

By The Muffster

from Florida

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Pros

  • Holds Items Securely
  • Lots Of Adjustments
  • Stable
  • Super Heavy-duty

Cons

  • Minor - See My Review

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Home Studio
  • Performances
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

This is one excellent stand, the best I've ever seen. I've got the condenser microphone with a shock mount and pop screen from the "R0de Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle" solidly mounted on it (which is also an excellent value) in my home studio. I was previously using dynamic stage microphones, so I'm delighted to finally have a good combination in my studio for recording vocals.

The stand itself is built like a tank, and weighs almost 40 pounds. You could probably jack up a car with it, it's that heavy-duty. Thankfully, it's on skateboard-like casters, which are also of great quality. The casters have foot-operated locking levers, and I'd be a little happier with them if they were metal instead of plastic. I'm a bit concerned that they will break eventually, but the stand is field serviceable, so you can always order new parts if something breaks instead of trashing the whole stand. I've never seen that in a microphone stand before.

Just a few very minor gripes...

- Even though I hand tighten the vertical tube that screws into the base as much as possible, it still comes unscrewed sometimes. I'm hesitant to tighten it using a tool like channel locks, as I don't want to void the warranty or strip the threads. Ultimate Support really needs to add a bottom locking nut there... There's not enough thread sticking out to add one myself. Not really a big deal, as I'm planning on putting Locktite on the threads which I think will resolve the issue.

- The stand comes with a chintzy wrench to tighten the casters to the base. It bent after I tightened two of them, but what can you expect from a one-time use tool. I naturally just used a regular wrench instead. You'll need a very thin one, as the space there is tight.

Bottom line, HIGHLY recommended... Very high quality construction, and the adjustments can be set up in any way you can imagine. It's a bit pricey, but you get what you pay for, and this stand is worth every penny.

Extremely happy with this purchase!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best, Incredible, Solid Stand Ever

By Oz Amaro

from DeKalb, IL

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Pros

  • Holds Items Securely
  • Portable
  • Stable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

    This is the best studio boom I've ever had. Very well built and the wheels are the best I've seen on any stand like this. The pipes are strong and thick, this is not like a regular cheapo 1/2 tube stand. It looks to be about an inch of tubing on this thing. It has nice clear urethane wheels. Once you get the stand where you want it, you can lock the wheels. And they clean easily, which is another advantage. I used one of these stands for my heavy vocal mics like a Golden Age R1 Active Tube ribbon mic and I also have two more stands dedicated to the two heavy APEX 420 condensers used for the front-of-the-kit overheads on the drum kit. I've never had a problem. The drop down on the top of the boom can be positioned anywhere, like if you want it to be straight out on the boom. The base is very trendy cool looking. I highly recommend this stand to anybody needing a stand with a long boom and a heavy base.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    now my studio has a piece of pro equipment

    By steven shewfelt

    from fairbanks alaska

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    Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

    I recieved the mc-125 yesterday and the box it shipped in was very tall but the package box was very short, am kinda curious about that. anyway on to the best parts of the review i love everything about this stand its very easy to set up and take down and the rollerblade wheels help oput with moving it around my small apt.
    I came across a quality controil issue one of the locks on the wheels kept popping up after i set it and i called ultimate and ordered a new wheel for my stand, ultimate was very nice and helpful. I will continue to use thier products when i can.
    Now for all you small studios out there...GET ONE!!!! it maybe alot but your clients wiull respect you more for having pro equipment in your studio.
    from fairbanks alaska I'm steven, thank you and good night

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great value, sturdy stand.

    By DoubleDogRecording

    from Texas

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    Pros

    • Adjustable
    • Easy to assemble
    • Great Value
    • Holds Items Securely
    • Stable

    Cons

    • Styrofoam Is Messy

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

    Fairly sturdy stand and so far seems to hold well and is easily adjusted. Compared to other similar products (large studio mic stands), this is a good value. It's very easy to assemble (less than 5 minutes) but the styrofoam packaging gets little bits all over and made a mess (its full of static so even sweeping up is difficult as it sticks to everything). Some kind of greener packaging - maybe a formed cardboard (like an egg carton)might be nicer. But yeah, I know, that doesn't affect how it works. Once assembled its great. So I give it 5 stars anyway.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Ultimate MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand

    By B.luther

    from Nashville, TN

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    Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

    Absolutely excellent high quality stand...Seven easy to assemble piece's (5-minute's) I loved the pre-threaded base for the rubber casters that you can lock down (nice touch) I've been looking for a mic boom that would fit my vocal booth and found this one. Great price and solid moving parts...I'm very happy

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    very heavy duty mic stand, great quality

    By Scot

    from Tulsa Ok

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    Pros

    • Holds Items Securely
    • Stable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

      Use this in my home studio, It is fairly big, great for holding heavier mics(u47, 251,sterling st77 etc.) and it rolls on wheels which are pretty heavy duty. This is a great mic stand.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very heavy duty and easy to move

      By jimmyguitar

      from okc, ok

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Stable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

        Very heavy duty mic stand...the wheels on the base are like inline skate wheels, moves easily over my carpet. great for overhead mic recording. Wasn't expecting it to be this heavy duty, was exactly what i was looking for.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Heavy duty boom stand.

        By dewfall

        from Grand Rapids, MI

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Heavy duty
        • Highly Adjustable
        • Holds Items Securely
        • Rubber Locking Wheels
        • Stable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Studio
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

          Great mic stand in terms of heavy weight and sturdiness. Several axes of adjustment, along with large counter weight on the boom. Nice rubberized wheels. My only complaint is that it does not isolate itself from the building's air-conditioning vibration as well as I would like.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great studio boom for large condensers

          By Brad71

          from Dallas, TX

          Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

          I needed a sturdy boom that would hold-up my very heavy Lauten Oceanus vocal mic, and this stand does a beautiful job for a very reasonable price. Great value for home/project studio owners. Looks great too.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Solid stand for a good price.

          By Jay

          from Minneapolis

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Holds Items Securely
          • Portable
          • Stable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

            I currently use the stand as an overhead drum mic and it works great. I plan to purchase a second one.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Mic Stand

            By Paulvil

            from San Antonio, Texas

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Holds Items Securely
            • Portable
            • Stable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

                Great Mic stand. Holds Mics securly. Locking wheels are a plus.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Every studio needs at least one of these

                By balloonfarm

                from West Townshend, VT

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Holds Items Securely
                • Stable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Home Studio
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

                  Great for drum overheads, room sound and hard-to-reach angles. Easy to adjust, solid, well-designed and cheaper than an Atlas. What's not to love?

                   
                  5.0

                  Essential gear

                  By Leostriple

                  from Memphis, Tn

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                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Portable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Home Studio

                    Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

                    Best built stand in our line-up. Will be adding a few more to our home studio. This stand is built like a tank with recording in mind. It's every bit of the 35 lbs mentioned, but incredibly easy to position with the skate wheel casters. The overall design provides maximum reach and stability on an incredibly small footprint. They are perfect for overhead drum mics given the base doesn't compete with other gear for space, and the reach keeps things very flexible for ease of positioning.

                     
                    5.0

                    Positivly Excellent

                    By Scovi

                    from Scottsdale, AZ

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                    Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

                    This is a positivly excellent stand from Ultimate. Super well balanced and secure for even your most treasured mics. Large gauge threads make it a breeze to assemble. The 90 degree mic attachment is genius through it's simplicity. The wheels chosen are fantastic. Super impressed. Wish they made a chrome version though. :-)

                     
                    5.0

                    3 thumbs up!

                    By jAv

                    from Las Vegas Nevada

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                    Pros

                    • Holds Items Securely
                    • Stable
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Studio
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

                      These stands came highly recommended by many of my musician buddies. Grabbed two and unfortunately one was defective. Fortunately, A musicians friend representative helped me out… And the next day aired me another stand. Musician's friend has always been super helpful with all of my orders!

                       
                      5.0

                      This stand is amazing

                      By Minor Prophet

                      from Chicago

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                      Pros

                      • Holds Items Securely
                      • Stable

                      Cons

                      • Bulky
                      • Difficult To Transport

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Home Studio
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

                      This thing is rock solid. One of the best purchases in my studio due to the fact I don't ever worry about my expensive mic tipping over. That alone is worth the money.

                       
                      5.0

                      Heavy mic? You need this stand.

                      By Gigless

                      from Cleveland, oh

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Holds Items Securely
                      • Portable
                      • Stable

                      Cons

                      • Difficult To Transport

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

                      Great studio stand to hold a heavy mic. Also has a very long boom arm so it could be used live for chiors and such. The wheels are great for rolling around a drum kit for an overhead capture. Also musicians friend has the best price on it. 25$ cheaper than anyone else, when I bought it. Great stand for the price. If you have an expensive heavy mic, you need this stand.

                       
                      5.0

                      SOLID stand

                      By Minor Prophet

                      from Chicago

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                      Pros

                      • Holds Items Securely
                      • Stable

                      Cons

                      • Bulky

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Studio

                      Comments about Ultimate Support MC-125 Professional Studio Boom Stand:

                      I never worry about my mic any more. That thing ain't going nowhere! Wonderful build, really sturdy. Previously had a cheap onstage mic stand so i was skeptical about paying the price for the MC 125, but the peace of mind that you get alone is worth it. I don't even take my mic down anymore. I just leave it up and cover it with a crown royal bag (nice tip right there) to prevent dust. And i sleep quite well knowing it won't tip over. Yes it's costly, but trust me..just buy it. Your mic was just as much of an investment. Makes no sense not to protect it.

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