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PDF Content Summary: BGS-S12-V2 Background Support System INSTRUCTIONS Acces Thank you for choosing the Impact Background Support System. We designed this background support system from 16-gauge aluminum tubing to be strong but lightweight. It will support seamless paper rolls up to 9 ́-wide or muslin sheets up to 12 ́-wide. The four cross-bar sections can be combined into 6 ́, 9 ́, or 12 ́ lengths. Two support stands have three positive-locking knobs and are adjustable from 39 ̋ to 10.5 ́. Non-skid support feet give your backdrop added stability. The heavy-duty canvas carry bag has a separate sleeve for each piece, cutting down on the noisy clanking that occurs with simpler kits. We trust that our background support system will serve your creative inspirations reliably for years to come. Please read these instructions carefully on how to set up this equipment. The basic Impact Background Support System contains the following: • Two support stands • Four cross-bar sections • Canvas carry bag • User manual If you purchased this background support system as a kit, you may also have a cloth background, seamless backdrop paper, clamps, sandbags, or other accessories. To see all of our accessories, please visit our web site at All images in this manual are for illustrative purposes only. Your system may differ slightly from the one pictured. 2 Setting Up Your Background Support System 1 2

Start with one of the stands. Unlock the legs by turning the knob counter-clockwise. Spread the leg sections, but maintain a low center of gravity. Re-tighten the knob. Configure the second stand to match the first. Raise the height of the stand by unlocking the sections. Start with the lowest knob, and raise each section to your desired height. Re-tighten each knob. Place the two stands approximately where you want the backdrop to hang. You’ll be able to adjust them once you get the cross bar in place.

3 4 3 5 6 Next, assemble the cross bar. You can Connect one section to another by assemble the cross bar sections into a 6, 9, inserting a knobbed end into an open end. or 12-foot length. The ends of your cross Twist the two sections until you can insert bar must be the sections with oval holes. the knobbed end all the way. 7 8 Twist until the flat indents align. This locks the pieces. Continue adding sections in this way, keeping the sections with the oval holes on the two ends. 4Mount the cross bar onto the spigots. You may need to adjust the position of the stands. Make certain the support system is steady and in position before adding backdrops. Ywb9 Ibfrc11 9 10

Your Impact Background Support System will now support a cloth or seamless paper background. For a cloth background, you’ll have to first remove the cross bar. Slide the cross bar into the pocket on top of the background. Then remount the cross bar.

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If you’re using seamless paper as your background, lift one end of your crossbar from its support stand. Slide the paper roll over the crossbar, then remount the cross bar. Pull down the paper roll to the desired length. Secure the seamless paper roll with clamps or gaffers’ tape to prevent it from unrolling. 5

6 13 14 It’s a good practice to secure the legs of A cloth background ready for shooting. your background supports with a sandbag or weight bag. 15 A seamless paper background ready for shooting. Setting SleSc1Cfi3

to Accessories Impact Muslin Backgrounds Impact Muslin Sheet Backgrounds are 100% cotton and feature a rod pocket across the top for easy hanging.

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Impact Shot Bags and Sandbags Impact Shot Bags and Sandbags feature a saddle-style design and are available filled or empty in weight capacity from 5 to 35 pounds. Impact Combo Boom Stand LS-CB6 This lightweight boom stand is ideal for overhead, key, and background lighting. Impact Collapsible Reflector Holder ME-109P The Impact Collapsible Reflector Holder is a small and convenient attachment that enables a light stand to hold a collapsible reflector. Impact Reflector Panel Kit with Two Fabrics RP-2839, RP-3570 Reversible black/white and gold/silver reflectors create great fill light in tight situations. Stand not included. Impact Stand Top Adapter ME-132 Replacement for the BGS-S12-V2 stand top adapter. One-Year Limited Warranty This IMPACT product is warranted to the original purchaser to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal consumer use for a period of one (1) year from the original purchase date or thirty (30) days after replacement, whichever occurs later. The warranty provider’s responsibility with respect to this limited warranty shall be limited solely to repair or replacement, at the provider’s discretion, of any product that fails during normal use of this product in its intended manner and in its intended environment. Inoperability of the product or part(s) shall be determined by the warranty provider. If the product has been discontinued, the warranty provider reserves the right to replace it with a model of equivalent quality and function. This warranty does not cover damage or defect caused by misuse, neglect, accident, alteration, abuse, improper installation or maintenance. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, THE WARRANTY PROVIDER MAKES NEITHER ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES NOR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. This warranty provides you with specific legal rights, and you may also have additional rights that vary from state to state. To obtain warranty coverage, contact the Impact Customer Service Department to obtain a return merchandise authorization (“RMA”) number, and return the defective product to Impact along with the RMA number and proof of purchase. Shipment of the defective product is at the purchaser’s own risk and expense. For more information or to arrange service, visit or call Customer Service at 212-594-2353. Product warranty provided by the Gradus Group. IMPACT is a registered trademark of the Gradus Group. © 2020 Gradus Group LLC. All Rights Reserved. GG1







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