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Side-by-side comparison

In this brief comparison, we are going to be putting two products head to head. Find out what separates these two items with the full comparison review below. For more information and product comparisons, check out our longer article here.

Everyone has different preferences, and we hope our frank reviews will make your decision easier. First, we will take a look at the Hercules MS533B Hideaway Boom Stand. This boom stand from Hercules is all about providing you with convenience during a performance. The boom is 30.7 inches, and you can adjust both the height and the angle in seconds, simply by loosening the knob. Similarly, the height can be adjusted between 42 and 94 inches. The best thing about this setup is the Quick-N EZ adaptor that allows you to quickly and easily slide the microphone in. This makes it an ideal stand for those hurried setups where you don't have a lot of time to fix equipment. The base acts as a tripod stand. It's super light too - weighing in at 5.2 pounds.

The challenger is the DR Pro DR259 MS1500BK Low Profile. This low-level boom stand is every bit professional. It's also super customizable in terms of length. From boom to tripod legs, you have an ample range. Each leg extends up to 19 inches, the boom arm can go from between 19 inches to 31 inches, and the height can be adjusted between 9 and 17 inches. All the tubes are considerably thick, and finished with a powder coating to provide necessary protection. DR makes professional quality products, therefore the price is higher compared to others. However, purchasing the Dr Pro means you get something that will last for years to come.


HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON
Hercules MS533B Hideaway Boom Stand DR Pro DR259 MS1500BK Low Profile
KEY FEATURES
+ Adjust both Height and Angle
+ Quick-N EZ adaptor
+ Light Tripod Stand

+ Low Level Boom
+ Ample Range in Height
+ Finished in Powder Coat

WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT
It's super easy and quick to adjust, which is why it is one of the most compatible stands from Hercules. When you're performing on stage, struggling to fix the microphone, or not being able to remove it, is pretty embarrassing. With this epic stand, that's not going to happen. It is very professional. From the thick tubes to the shiny black finish, everything shows that it is designed for on stage use.


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