Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
105 registered (AprilE, anamnesis, AZ_Astro, 36251, 29 invisible), 1088 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#2047730 - 03/13/13 03:34 PM Ultimate Support V-Stand
ClsscLib Offline

Platinum Supporter until Jan 02 2013


Registered: 03/14/08
Posts: 2233
Loc: Northern VA, U.S.
Anyone ever tried to use one of these?

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/accessori...nd?src=3GOA2DAQ

If so, is it:

...Sturdy, holding your keyboard without much wobbling?

...Easy to set up and break down?

...Portable?

I'm interested in all those issues, but especially portability.

If it packs into a largish suitcase and leaves some room for clothes and other items, then maybe it would be permit a "two-bag flight" -- keyboard in one hardshell case, and one suitcase for all the clothes, toiletries, etc. that we need to support our traveling pianism...

Any observations welcomed!
_________________________


"People may say I can't sing, but no one can ever say I didn't sing."

-- Florence Foster Jenkins

Top
(ad) ROLAND

Click Here

#2047734 - 03/13/13 03:47 PM Re: Ultimate Support V-Stand [Re: ClsscLib]
Marko in Boston Online   blank
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/30/12
Posts: 1216
Loc: Boston, Massachusetts
Good 10 minute demo video at NAMM 2012:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJryTTOwcww



Edited by Marko in Boston (03/13/13 03:48 PM)
_________________________
KAWAI ES7 | ROLAND RD-800 | YAMAHA CP4 | YAMAHA STAGEPAS 400i | PRESONUS ERIS5 & T10 | SHURE SRH1540 | SENNHEISER HD650 | K&M OMEGA

Top
#2050594 - 03/19/13 01:44 AM Re: Ultimate Support V-Stand [Re: ClsscLib]
moleskincrusher Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/04/10
Posts: 203
For several years I have happily owned a Roland V-Stand, bearing the Roland logo and made for Roland by Ultimate Support. It lacks the locking feature and the polycarbonate parts of the current model (per the YouTube video) but is essentially the same otherwise.

Of the 3 questions asked, I answer an emphatic YES as to (1) stability (rock solid) and (2) ease of setup/teardown (about 15 seconds); but (3) portability is a different matter. The V-Stand is the heaviest keyboard stand I know, and it's a little bit of a strain to carry in the custom bag I bought from Roland for it, so, although I think it's the best stand out there for a heavy keyboard, if yours weighs less than 50 lbs I think it could be overkill. In addition to my 53-lb Roland I have a 24-lb gigging DP for which I shlep a much lighter ironing-board-shaped stand.

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!

--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Hammond A100 for Sale!
(Think B3)
Hammond A100 for sale!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad 125)
Sweetwater Korg Giveaway
Sweetwater Korg Kronos Giveaway
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Advice on used Charles Walter 1500
by maxbet777
Yesterday at 10:36 PM
Comparing Kawai CA63 to new sub $1600 pianos
by jamf
Yesterday at 10:34 PM
SPORTS (MUSICIANSHIP) PSYCHOLOGY AND SELF EFFICACY
by sam abdel
Yesterday at 09:51 PM
knucklehead?
by f4tune81
Yesterday at 06:16 PM
Do you teach arpeggios in inversions?
by Piano d'Amore
Yesterday at 01:50 PM
Forum Stats
83,459 Registered Members
44 Forums
172,299 Topics
2,519,843 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission