The Grasshopper adjustable banner stand is constructed of sturdy aluminum. The stand has a gear mechanism that swings high quality graphite poles out on the left and right side of the banner to form an X shape. This stand is light weight and weighs from 3 to 5 lbs. It is height and width adjustable and It has 4 hooks on each end of the X shape for very easy set up and take down. The stand has a durable latch adjustment for adjusting the height of the stand. Soft rubber feet give the stand a more finished and professional look. As the stand is height adjustable you can put tension on the graphite poles to give your banner a very tight, flat, clean look. The Grasshopper is available in three sizes.