The Manfrotto Telescopic Operating Pole consists of four aluminum sections with three risers. Fully extended, it measures 13′ (4 m) long. Each section has a twist-lock. At the end is a hook to facilitate tilting, panning, focusing or re-aiming of light fixtures mounted high above the studio floor. It’s closed length is 4.6′ (1.4 m).
Also helps you untangle ropes, or free stuck curtains without having to climb a ladder