Camera stand with integrated transmitted light source. Illumina base with four 13 W daylight fluorescents 5400 K, illuminated area 43 x 35 cm (16.9 x 13.8 in.). Illuminance 3300 cd/m2. Mounting fixtures for optional side lighting unit. Height-adjustable feet. Base with spirit level. 70 mm (2.8 in) wide high-stability, vibration-resistant column made of special aluminum tubing, matt black anodized, with cm and inch scales. Hand-crank operated height adjustment of camera arm by friction drive on plastic bearings. Weight compensation by integrated coil spring, RTP camera arm with horizontally adjustable camera platform, camera body positioning device and interchangeable 1/4” and 3/8” threads. Illumina base with high-frequency operation system, dimmable.