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Slik Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black)

B&H # SLP340DXLB MFR # 613-339
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You Pay: $54.95
Product Highlights
  • A.M.T. Alloy Construction
  • Maximum Height: 53.1
  • Folds Down to 16.7"
  • Supports 8.8 lb (4 kg)
  • Four Sections
  • Flip Locks
  • Padded Foam Grips

The black Pro 340DX Tripod Legs from Slik are made from an Aluminum-Magnesium-Titanium alloy which has a 40% greater strength to weight ratio than standard aluminum.

The legs can reach a height of 53.1", and can fold down to 16.7". The four-section legs weigh 2.6 lb, and can hold more than triple their weight with a load capacity of 8.8 lb. The flip locks allow you to quickly adjust the height of each leg independently. Each leg has a padded foam grip for added carrying comfort, especially in cold environments.

Three-position leg locks allow for leg openings of independent angles
Rubber leg tips for maximum traction outdoors and protection to surface indoors
Foam covered upper leg sections for easy handling in extreme hot or cold weather
Maximum Height 53.1" (135.0 cm)
Minimum Height 6.6" (16.8 cm)
Folded Length 16.7" (42.5 cm)
Load Capacity 8.8 lb (4.0 kg)
Leg Stages / Sections 3/4
Diameter (Top Leg Section) 0.9" (23.4 mm)
Leg Lock Type Flip
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Center Column Sections 1
Center Column Type Rapid, round
Center Brace No
Spiked Feet No
Head Mount Thread Size 1/4"-20
Weight 2.6 lb (1.2 kg)
Slik Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black)
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    SlikPro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black)
     
    4.8

    (based on 22 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (17)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (13)
    • Folds away (11)
    • Stable (11)
    • Unfolds quickly (9)
    • Compact (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/scenery (10)
      • Travel (9)
      • Night shots (6)
      • Weddings (4)
      • Wildlife (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (8), Semi-pro photographer (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (10), Yes (3)

      Reviewed by 22 customers

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      5.0

      Just the tripod for travel

      By Cold Chuck

      from Denver, Colorado

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

        Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black):

        I pack this tripod in my carryon luggage and use it for travel photography whenever a heavy duty tripod is not needed. It is sturdy, light weight and easy to use.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Nice Legs!

        By MSL

        from Naperville, IL

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black):

        I wanted a strong yet compact set of tripod legs and these meet my needs. The design is very flexible yet fits in my traveling gear backpack without any hassle. I added a medium sized ball head I had to complete the tripod.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Trilegs

        By pat

        from new jersey

        About Me Photography Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Sports/Action
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black):

          easy to use and light weight

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          • No

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          5.0

          Awesome Tripod Legs

          By JK

          from Vancouver, Canada

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Video
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black):

            I am using this tripod legs with my Velbon fluid video head. Together this is a perfect tripod system for video. I like the build quality of this tripod legs, the fit & finish and it's design. Well built, good looks, overall a perfect system. The price is very reasonable and I love buying things from B&H Photo.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Awesome tripod legs

            By JK

            from Vancouver, Canada

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Video
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black):

              I am using this for taking videos. I have mated this with a Velbon fluid head ( purchased separately ) and this is my best tripod ever. I really like the build quality, fit & finish and the look of this Slik tripod legs. High quality construction, very solid and looks very sexy. I love this product and B&H is my best source for all my photography and video needs.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Solid legs

              By Nomi

              from Washington DC

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery

                Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Black):

                I've used this tripod on every surface possible with inclines and declines–stable as far as I can tell. I use it primarily for LE's and performs beautifully.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Almost Perfect

                By Anthony

                from New York, NY

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Folds Small
                • Good Stability

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Night Shots
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                  The biggest benefit of this tripod is that it fits in a carry-on bag with (some) room to spare (without the head on it of course). It's quite sturdy given that it collapses so small.

                  The two big downsides that I can see are:

                  1. No weight hook on the center column.

                  2. No way to swap feet for metal points.

                  The center column does come apart, so it can get quite low without needing to buy anything else.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great tripod! Great quality!

                  By David

                  from Atlanta

                  Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                  I have had these for about three years now and they still function as new. The perk of these is they are light weight if you so hiking it won't be too heavy. I recommend these to anyone that is not looking to drop 500+ on a tripod. I am planning on upgrading my legs soon, and I will keep these as my backup. I also plan on going with the slik brand again.

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                  5.0

                  Best Compact Video Tripod I have Used

                  By Kevin Gillespie

                  from Glenmoore, PA 19343

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Folds Small
                  • Good Stability
                  • Unfolds Quickly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Video
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                    I use this as a compact tripod in tight spaces (concert seating, etc.) I like the 3-way lock feature and it's stability.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Perfect Travel Tripod

                    By XLr8 Photo

                    from Pleasant Hill, CA

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy Flip Leg Locks
                    • Folds Small
                    • Good Stability
                    • Lightweight
                    • Unfolds Quickly

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Night Shots
                      • Travel
                      • Wildlife

                      Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                      I shoot a Sony NEX 7 and needed something light to travel with it. I considered several other competing products, but this SLIK and did the trick quite nicely. Light and sturdy and well built. I love the Flip lock legs! A much better value than the competing Manfrotto, Befree in my opinion. I combined it with a Manfrotto 494 Ball head and SLIK carry case to create the perfect travel tripod for my little camera. I'll be taking it with me to Ireland on my next big photo trek.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Easy to handle

                      By Mr. Ed

                      from Wareham, MA

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Folds Small
                      • Good Stability
                      • Lightweight
                      • Unfolds Quickly

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Night Shots
                        • Portraits
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                        As a novice with photography and equipment I use the tripod for a lot of my pictures; eg. portraits, closeups of flowers etc.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        great value

                        By Todd7238

                        from Vancouver WA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Folds Small
                        • Good Stability
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Night Shots
                          • Wildlife

                          Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                          For the price this tripod is lite and stiff. With the Manfrotto 494 ball head this makes for a good combination for a mid size digital camera (Canon S5IS). I have used a heavy 15yr Bogen tripod very heavy but rock solid way over kill for this digital camera & I have use a slightly lighter Kodak plastic tripod. This one was very lite but very wobblely even with the mid leg spreader. compared to this range of experience I am very happy with this purchase.

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                          • Yes

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                          5.0

                          It was a big hit!

                          By Mary with lamb

                          from Madison, AL

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Good Stability
                          • Lightweight
                          • Unfolds Quickly

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Night Shots
                            • Wildlife

                            Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                            I purchased this product for my husband as a birthday gift. A photography friend reccomended it because of the light weight. My husband thought it was perfect!

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                            • Yes

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                            4.0

                            Good for travel

                            By zentrickster

                            from New York/Beijing

                            Verified Buyer

                            Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                            Nice tripod for a knock around travel tripod... Works well and the only thing that bothered me was I had to chimp to see the view finder... its not tall enough (I am 6'00")

                            You can spend a lot more.. but why? this works.. sure you can get much better tripods at 10X the price

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                            5.0

                            The 340DX Tripod is a superb product

                            By The Photo Man

                            from Salt Lake City, UT

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Folds Small
                            • Good Stability
                            • Lightweight
                            • Unfolds Quickly

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Night Shots
                              • Portraits
                              • Travel
                              • Wildlife

                              Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                              Just starting using the tripod for nature photography. The ease of use and accuracy of the features is wonderful. Compact and light weight goes a long way.

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                              • Yes

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                              5.0

                              Very stable

                              By A Bornfleth

                              from Clearwater FL

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Folds Small
                              • Good Stability
                              • Lightweight
                              • Unfolds Quickly

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                                I got these legs because I had a cheapy old tripod, then I upgraded to a D-700 with some nice nikkor lenses. No way that's resting on a [$] tripod! This seems to be the very best combination of price, portability (I'm not really a tripod guy so that's a big deal) and stability. Purchased with a Manfrotto Mini Ball Head

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                                5.0

                                best quality/price travel-pod there is

                                By TCSteve

                                from Minneapolis

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Folds Small

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                                  5 stars based on price and performance for what's its designed for: portability.

                                  Got this for my primary travel tripod. Flip locks are fast, it's relatively sturdy (especially when you don't extend the last portion of the legs), and folds up very compactly. Easily straps to the outside of my smallish lowepro runner 200 and doesn't even extent beyond the top of the bag.

                                  Is it rock solid? No. But a tripod of this size really can't be. Simply put, the quality/price ratio on this should put this toward the top of your consideration list for a travel/grab-and-go type tripod.

                                  Combined with the Manfrotto mini (not micro) ballhead, it's a perfect combination.

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                                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Great Little Tripod

                                  By Granger

                                  from Ithaca NY

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Folds Small
                                  • Good Stability
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Unfolds Quickly

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Long Exposures
                                    • Photography

                                    Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                                    I have lots of tripods including a Bogen 3021 pro, but this is the one I use unless I absolutely have to have the height or flexibility of the Bogen. Its *amazingly* stable for such a light little tripod and sets up quite easily. The only downside is the column. Its only one piece so you can't go that low unless you buy the extra little column - so you either carry two columns or limit your flexibility. And I find the column balky especially when trying to lower it - but it is quite stable when raised. Otherwise, you can't go wrong. I truly believe its the best tripod you'll find at the price. If you want to go cheap, this tripod's got fewer tradeoffs than the others.

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                                    4.0

                                    Sturdy and flexiable

                                    By RU

                                    from Pleasantville, NY

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Folds Small
                                    • Good Stability
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Unfolds Quickly

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Long Exposures
                                      • Photography
                                      • Stabilization

                                      Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                                      Very pleased with this tripod. It is sturdy enough to hold my 50D w/ 24-105 L lens. It is not too heavy and the padding on the legs also make it easy and comfortable to carry along on the many hikes that I have been on. The legs can be adjusted into many different angles and the center column also comes apart so you can get lower to the ground if needed.

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                                      5.0

                                      Great travel tripod

                                      By Bill

                                      from Dallas, Pa.

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Folds Small
                                      • Good Stability
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Unfolds Quickly

                                      Cons

                                      • Could be taller

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Long Exposures
                                      • Photography

                                      Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod Legs (Silver):

                                      Lightweight and sturdy generally not used in the same review. I put a Bogen mini head on for a really fine combination.

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