The 8 Best Amp Stands
This wiki has been updated 18 times since it was first published in December of 2017. Whether playing gigs on the road or just jamming at home, one of these amp stands will keep your gear off the ground, provide easy access to its controls, and deliver the best angle to project your sound. We’ve included everything from heavy-duty models that can handle a tour to lightweight, highly portable options perfect for solo artists. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.
January 09, 2020:
These handy amp stands serve multiple purposes, as they provide tilt to enhance your music’s sound, ensure your controls are conveniently at arm’s length, and keep your amp from vibrating on the floor. As you’ll see from our selection, they come in various designs, many of which are conveniently foldable and portable, which makes them both easy to store at home and to transport in your vehicle to your gigs.
The sturdy Roland RAS-S01 can accommodate amps of up to 40 pounds, and it angles them for high-quality sound projection. This one is well suited for gigs at small venues, since it takes up little floor space when it’s set up. It’s easy to transport, has adjustable feet that keep it stable even on uneven terrain, and is made from hard-wearing steel construction.
Making its way into the stop spot is the Musician's Gear Deluxe, which can be adjusted to three height settings and can hold up under extensive use, thanks to its powder-coated metal and rubberized feet. It’s quite simple to assemble and boasts an impressive weight capacity of 150 pounds.
Atlas Stands Low Rider Table Top Made in the USA from solid walnut hardwood with an attractive hand-rubbed finish, this tabletop model conveniently allows you to hold two pieces of equipment at once. Its lower component lifts your speaker cabinet from the floor, while the table top supports your amp head securely. In addition to increasing volume and tonal control, it helps remove unwanted floor vibrations. It’s lightweight, yet strong, so it can handle most amplifier weights, and its modular design ensures simple and easy upgrades and maintenance. The table top component fits inside the amp stand for convenient transport. atlas-stands.com
Ampendage Amp Stand You’re sure to stand out with this professional-looking stand that’s available in your choice of black, solid teak, or solid maple. It helps your sound project upwards so you can hear yourself better, and to improve the listening experience for your audience. It’s sturdy and stable, with a small footprint and built-in carrying handle. Although it weighs only eight pounds, it boasts a 200-pound capacity. Its top non-slip rubber grips help the amp to stay put. ampendage.com