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Slik Pro 340DX Tripod (Titanium) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head

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Value $7.95
B&H # SLP340DXS Mfr # 613-340
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The Slik Pro 340DX is a complete all-metal tripod setup that's effective for lightweight travel duty when one desires a professional feel. The A.M.T. super titanium alloy legs make the Pro 340DX tripod rock steady yet lighter than it looks. The A. M. T. alloy has a 40% greater strength to weight ratio than standard aluminum, meaning the legs are lighter weight yet stronger than the standard metal used in most of today's tripods. A 3-way panhead--SH-705E--with 2 pan and tilt handles for easy operation is included.

Speed Release Lock levers allow for fast set up
3-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 upper leg diameter of 27mm
Maximum Height 57.9" (147 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 45.7" (116 cm)
Minimum Height 18.1" (46 cm)
Folded Length 19.3" (49 cm)
Load Capacity 8.8 lbs (4 kg)
Leg Sections 4
Leg Lock Type Flip lever
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Center Column Sections 1
Center Column Type Sliding
Center Brace No
Spiked Feet No
Head Type 3-way pan/tilt
Head Mount Thread Size 3/8 & 1/4"
Weight 3.5 lbs (1.580 kg)
Slik Pro 340DX Tripod (Titanium) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head
  • Quick Release Plate
  • 3-Year Warranty

  • Included Free

    REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    SlikPro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head
     
    4.5

    (based on 130 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (71)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (53)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Stable (105)
    • Folds away (96)
    • Lightweight (91)
    • Unfolds quickly (75)
    • Good footing (6)

    Cons

    • Heavy (12)
    • Unstable (5)

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (70)
    • Travel (61)
    • Portraits (57)
    • Night shots (56)
    • Home (53)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (65), Casual photographer (21), Semi-pro photographer (17), Pro photographer (6), Enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (70)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Excellent tripod for the price

    B&H had a great price for the tripod and free bag. Not a ball-head tripod, but at the price you could buy a ballhead separately and still not break the bank. The...Read complete review

    B&H had a great price for the tripod and free bag. Not a ball-head tripod, but at the price you could buy a ballhead separately and still not break the bank. The tripod is stable with my nikon D90 and 18-200 lens, including when the camera is tilted 90 degrees in portrait mode. It folds down small, and is quite light, but could be made lighter if you swapped out the relatively heavy pan head for a lighter ball head. The pan head works fine for me since I plan on using it for some pano shots. I would prefer that the quick release bracket had a better clamp mechanism. The locking lever just squeezes down on the bracket and it doesn't have a security 'latch'. The bracket is the only reason why I knocked 1 star off the rating. Otherwise, it has great usability... the legs can be set at 3 different angles including a wide splayed-out angle to get it low(you can remove the bottom half of the center column when you want it low). The castings are nice and solid, the leg extension clamps are secure, and it feels like a well-constructed product. I have only used the tripod on solid ground and in calm weather conditions, but it should be fine in the boonies unless it is windy or you have it tilted over a lot. It is a light tripod so you can't expect it to be rock-solid like a heavier model. I took some bracketed night-shots to try HDR, and the pics were sharp. When combined in HDR, there was no blurriness. I recommend this tripod highly if you are only looking to spend around 100 and don't need a pro-level tripod

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Best for Travel

    Had this for about 6 months & it gets the job done but I'm not thrilled with the stability. I would have gone with a heavier tripod but I bought it for travel...Read complete review

    Had this for about 6 months & it gets the job done but I'm not thrilled with the stability. I would have gone with a heavier tripod but I bought it for travel and its light weight. Makes it portable but also more unstable. In weather and terrain, it tips and sways more easily.

    - Great for travel & is lightweight.
    - It's "Quick Release" but mine sticks a little so you have to really shake and pull to extend the legs the rest of the way (not as quick as I'd like)
    - Pan/Tilt gets in the way and is probably for videographers mostly so I'm going to replace it.
    - Is relatively flimsy at full extension and would not trust it in windy weather.
    - Feels unstable on uneven ground with camera on it
    - Long one piece center column
    - Probably best used indoors

    Reviewed by 130 customers

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    4.0

    Good for a beginner

    By Amy

    from Provo, UT

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Stability
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Travel

      Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

      I'm a beginner photographer and this is my first tripod. Good price for a lightweight tripod. I've used it on uneven surfaces already and the legs are pretty stable. Easy to take on hikes and folds down small. Working great so far! Camera seems very stable on the head.

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      5.0

      Sturdy and simple

      By KevinP

      from New Haven, CT

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Stability
      • Unfolds Quickly

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

          I bought this because it seemed like a well-built tripod for the price. It's just tall enough for me to use standing up fully, and I'm 6 feet tall.

          The weight capacity seems above average for this kind of tripod and I would feel comfortable putting my hefty 7D with a medium large zoom lens on this.

          I don't think this usually comes with a bag, but B&H had a deal going on where you get a bag free.

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          4.0

          needs a level

          By cash2010

          from arkansas

          Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

          The only negative on this tripod is that it didn't have a level (my oversight). It withstood uneven terrain and high winds with good results. Came with a carrying case. Well made, liked the ball head/pivot. Would buy again. Heavier than I expected but hiked around with it on my shoulder just fine.

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          5.0

          Solid tripod for a good price

          By Jared

          from Philadelphia, PA

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Folds Small
          • Good Stability
          • Lightweight
          • Unfolds Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Night Shots
            • Portraits
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife

            Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

            I'll keep this short and sweet,

            Spent about 2 hours looking all over the web for the best tripod for the price between weight, heigh, folded length, and durability. This one seemed to be "that" one and I am very happy with it. It feels super solid folded and extended, good height, folds up to a small size, and the head feel solid when tightening. For the price without paying for carbon fiber, this is a deal you can't be. The case is a little strange though, much larger than the tripod's folded height.

            Durability 10/10
            Height 9.5/10
            Folded Length 10/10
            Head Strength 10/10
            Case 7/10
            Weight 8/10
            Likely to recommend for the price 10/10

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            5.0

            Just what I needed!

            By Joe

            from New York

            Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

            This tripod was just what i needed. If you
            are looking for a light and small tripod this is the one to buy. Perfect for traveling and it is very sturdy with my 60D on it. Cant beat it for the price!

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            5.0

            Great tripod!

            By STLDart

            from Alton, IL

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Folds Small
            • Good Stability
            • Lightweight
            • Unfolds Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Night Shots
              • Portraits
              • Weddings/Events
              • Wildlife

              Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

              Excellent tripod. Very well built. Extremely versatile. Perfect for my Nikon DSLR.

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              5.0

              It's a tripod

              By Mel Blurt

              from San Diego

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

              It's a tripod

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              5.0

              Well build and sturdy

              By Paul

              from Deptford

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Folds Small
              • Good Stability
              • Unfolds Quickly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Night Shots
                • Video

                Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                This is a great travel tripod. It is very sturdy and compact. It can fit in a large book-bag without sticking out. I mainly use it for long exposures and HDR.

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                4.0

                Great bang for the buck!

                By Jake

                from Appleton, WI

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adjustable
                • Compact
                • Good Stability
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Wish It Were A Bit Taller

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Night Shots
                • Sports/Action

                Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                This is a great tripod with a lot of adjustability. The leg ends are grippy and the tripod itself is very sturdy. It is easy to operate and I was impressed with how light/compact it is. When completely folded up, it is very easy to bring anywhere.

                The only reason I'm giving this tripod a 4 star rating instead of 5, is because it wish it extended up a little higher. At it's highest, it is still below eye level. I'm sure it explains this somewhere in the specifications, but I still think it should be taller.

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                5.0

                Great Price Great Tripod

                By Jim from VA

                from South Chesterfield VA

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Stability
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Video

                  Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                  I asked the company to but this to replace several shall we say "terrible" tripods that look like a an accident ready to happen. Having used Slik for years I wanted on at work too. This one is no slouch. It wil hold the heavest Highspeed camera we have and still have room to spare.

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                  5.0

                  Sturdy Tripod makes a great focus.

                  By Dian

                  from Auburn Maine

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Folds Small
                  • Good Stability
                  • Unfolds Quickly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Titanium) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                    Used this tripod for some portraits and got a much sharper images. My lens is heavy so it helped to have some thing else holding the camera.

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                    5.0

                    Nice- good value

                    By Hal

                    from NYC

                    Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Titanium) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                    Took some magnificent night time shots around NYC thanks to this. Sturdy, portable, good value

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                    5.0

                    Sturdy

                    By From_Mt_Pleasant

                    from Washington, DC

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Titanium) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                          Pros:
                          - Sturdy
                          - Well-built
                          - Good stability
                          - Easy to pan

                          Not as heavy ~3.5lb - carried it around with no issues. Relatively compact though probably not meant for a typical backpack.

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                          5.0

                          Good balance b/w mobile and stability

                          By Everest

                          from Fort Lauderdale, FL

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Folds Small
                          • Good Stability
                          • Lightweight
                          • Unfolds Quickly

                          Cons

                          • A Little Cumbersome

                          Best Uses

                          • Video

                          Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                          I use this tripod once or twice a week for videotaping in a room. I don't need extreme light weight for mobility, but don't want to drag a tank around. I also want a stable and durable tripod. This Pro 340DX by Slik tripod fills the bill perfectly. It's heavy and strong enough for my application. Yet not too heavy (3.5 lbs) for me to carry on my shoulder around for a while. One little problem though, it has two handles which cannot fold down at the same time to fit into the bag. So one of the handle has to be removed to put into the bag. Which can be a little cumbersome. The handle also has a little washer that can lose easily. I only have it for a week. I'm sure it'll lose. Well, it's not really matter that much.
                          All in all, a near perfect solution to my need. Highly recommended.

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                          5.0

                          Very Nice Tripod

                          By Mike

                          from S. Indiana

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Folds Small
                          • Good Stability
                          • Lightweight
                          • Unfolds Quickly

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

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

                            Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                            Group Photos light personal use
                            Tripod appears sable in all configurations.
                            For my purposes will be Great and expect very durable tripod.
                            I like the padded legs nice feature

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                            5.0

                            Great for Travel

                            By Kelly with a Camera

                            from Houston, TX

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Pros

                            • Folds Small
                            • Good Stability
                            • Lightweight
                            • Unfolds Quickly

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Night Shots
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Titanium) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                              I recently purchased the Slik Pro 340 DX tripod with the 3-way pan/tilt head for a trip to the Reno/Tahoe area. With all the travel tripods on the market I had a hard time trying to find the "right" one. Since I already had the Slik Pro 700 DX and was very happy with it, I knew that the Pro 340 DX would be a good choice. The Slik Pro 340 DX exceeded ALL my expectations. From the city streets in Reno, the side of a mountain in Tahoe, and the dirt of the old mining town of Virginia City it performed flawless. It is small enough to put in your luggage and light enough to carry all day.

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                              5.0

                              Good tripod with good price

                              By jhut

                              from State College, PA

                              About Me Casual Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Folds Small
                              • Good Stability
                              • Lightweight
                              • Unfolds Quickly

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Night Shots
                                • Portraits
                                • Sports/Action
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Titanium) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                                This is a sturdy yet light weight tripod with a very reasonable price. It's very good for a photo walk because it's so easy to carry around with and is fast to set up too. So far I've had no problems using tele lens with this tripod but I don't think my equipment is heavier than 8 lbs. So unless your tele equipments weigh more than 8-9 lbs, I don't really see any reason to go with the more expensive options.

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                                5.0

                                great product!!!

                                By muli

                                from dunwoody, GA

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Good Stability
                                • Lightweight
                                • Unfolds Quickly

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Home
                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                  • Portraits
                                  • Travel
                                  • Wildlife

                                  Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                                  easy to use
                                  stable

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                                  4.0

                                  Good bang for the buck!

                                  By Missklyn

                                  from Petersburg, VA

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  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 (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                                    I purchased the 340DX to start a self portrait project. The tripod has met my need in ease of use and quick adjustment and is fairly light weight while securly holding my D7000. I am 5-2 so the height range works well for me. I was a little apprehensive to setup at night on grass but the 340DX was stable when used with a wireless remote. I read reviews on this site that disclosed the lack of a level and I thought it would not be an issue for me but I have not found a way to easily compensate for the lack of the level. I have not used the travel bag but it looks good and would at least offer some exposure protection. Overall I am pleased with my purchase.

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                                    4.0

                                    Good Product

                                    By Tarpix

                                    from New York

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Folds Small
                                    • Good Stability
                                    • Unfolds Quickly

                                    Cons

                                    • Heavy
                                    • Slippery Handles

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Pro 340DX Tripod (Black) with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head:

                                    I had to get used to it but over all it's great. sturdy fast set up etc. the only problems are : It could use better gripps on the handles and the center pole threads are kind of fragile. I love the fact that you can reverse the legs to get very low angles

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