Equipment Review: Arkon Mounts Clamp Stand

For any creator that needs to shoot overhead video, the Arkon Mounts Camera/Clamp Stand can be a remarkable good choice.

The Arkon Mounts Camera/Clamp Stand ($160 USD on Amazon: can hold whatever device you choose to film with. The vertical base stays out of the camera shot and the overhead arm extends and angles to give you almost any shot you will need.

The device is heavy duty; this thing is built to last. The adjustment knobs and clamps are large enough that they are easily useable, even for those of us with arthritic hands.

The Clamp Stand comes with easily interchangeable attachments for a threaded camera mount, tablet, or phone. If you have permanent creating space you can securely mount the holder to a ceiling or wall. The Arkon Mounts Overhead Camera/Clamp Stand is an investment but will be worth the cost.


  • Clamp adjusts to fit surfaces up to 5.12 inches thick
  • Vertical extension 18.25 to 29.5 inches
  • Horizontal extension 19 to 27.75 inches
  • 1/4 inch threaded camera mount Ball mount phone holder up to 3.9 inches wide
  • Ball mount tablet holder from 7 to 18.4 inches wide


  • VERY sturdy - Can hold a heavy DSLR or other equipment horizontally without sagging
  • Fits on a very deep tabletop if needed
  • Can be ceiling or wall mounted
  • Extension arm moves at any angle
  • Adjustment clamps and knobs are fairly easy to turn
  • Doesn't use up lots of table space, arms swing easily out of the way
  • Easily switch between Camera, Tablet or Phone mounts
  • Comes with both tablet and phone mount
  • Pole or arm can hold the weight of additional equipment such as a clamp on LED light tablet


  • Only one extension arm


Summary ✩✩✩✩✩

This device gets five stars. It's very sturdy and a flexible piece of equipment.

Arkon Mounts Camera/Clamp Stand ($160 USD in 2024 on Amazon:

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