The Manfrotto 1004BAC-3 Black Ranker Stand Air Cushioned 12' Stacker Stand (3 pack) features a ''baby'' Male Spigot Lightweight stands are another product innovation from Manfrotto Lighting Support. Their lightweight and compact-size make them a practical tool for your lighting support needs. With a patented Quick Stack System (QSS) portability is the key feature! Also, connecting the stands together saves a lot of room while storing them in the studio. A more compact case can be used when shooting outdoors because of this unique design.