Triad-Orbit Starbird SB-1 Studio Boom Stand
Triad-Orbit Starbird SB-1 Studio Boom Stand

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PRICE: $1,389.99

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Triad-Orbit Starbird SB-1 Studio Boom Stand

Triad-Orbit takes the legendary Starbird Model No. 180 studio boom stand and add a wealth of modern features and upgrades.

The Traid-Orbit Standard SB-1 Studio Boom Stand is the upgraded and modernized third generation of George Starbird's legendary Model No.180. The original Starbird has earned a place alongside the most revered vintage analog microphones, consoles and outboard gear of the era. Starbird started Meletron Corporation in Los Angeles in 1939 and designed the Model 180 studio boom stand for large broadcast environments in the 1940s. Soon recording studios discovered its unrivaled reach, range of motion and stability and adopted it as the large mic stand of choice. Eventually Meletron stooped making the Starbird stand and Manley Laboratories, Inc., celebrated maker of professional studio and hifi audio equipment, purchased the tooling and trademark for the Model 180 in 1991 and produced an updated version of the Starbird in their California facility until 2010. Now in its third iteration, Starbird by Triad-Orbit (T-O SB-1) incorporates patented T-O innovation to impart new levels of performance, versatility and stability to the storied Model 180 platform. Most importantly, All Triad-Orbit Starbird stand base, boom swivel and clutch components retrofit to legacy Starbird stands.

Startbird SB-1 features:

  • Third generation Starbird Studio Boom Stand with new features including patented Triad-Orbit technologies.
  • StarBase cast iron base allows the legs to be swiveled and retracted to fit in tighter spaces, or for storage.
  • BoomStop safely locks the boom into place to prevent slipping, regardless of suspension weight.
  • VariBal counter balance system makes adjusting and balancing the boom easy
  • Triad-Orbits patented Quick Change coupler makes swapping out mics fast and easy

StarBase™ Retractable Stand Base

StarBase™ is a massive cast iron base with retractable legs that pivot for optimum positioning and tuck away under the base for efficient storage.

BoomStop™ Safety Lock

BoomStop™ is a pin locking mechanism that secures Starbird booms in any position, regardless of the weight suspended, for safe, worry-free operation.

T.A.F.™ (Triad Orbit Force) System

T.A.F. (Triad Air Force) is a patent pending pneumatic system that automatically and effortlessly raises T-O Starbird stands & booms.

VariBal™ Counter Ballast System

VariBal offers effortless, adjustable counterweight positioning and the ability to add additional ballast to the counterweight as needed.

IO Quick Change Coupler and OA Swivel

Includes a quick-change coupler at the end of the boom as well as an OA ball joint, which provides superior position and on-the-fly mic swap capability.

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