The Nikon AS-23 Speedlight Stand Replacement for Nikon SB-500 Speedlight 4102 is specifically designed to store the SB-500 AF Speedlight. This Speedlight stand is the replacement for the original stand provided with Nikon SB-500 Speedlight. Featuring a tripod socket, it allows the Speedlight to be attached to a tripod or light stand. By connecting to the SB-500's shoe mount, it enables off-camera positioning on flat surfaces. Additionally, it also comes with a threaded mount on the bottom that helps in the connection to a tripod or light stand.