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Davis & Sanford CarbonLiteX10 Carbon Fiber 3-Section Tripod with FGX10 3-Way Head (Quick Release) - Supports 9 lb (4 kg)

B&H # DACLX10 Mfr # CARBONLITEX10
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The Davis & Sanford CarbonLiteX10 is a tripod that features carbon fiber legs and light magnesium metal parts. Carbon fiber absorbs vibration better and is 30% lighter than aluminum counterparts.

Designed as an "all purpose" tripod for photo, digital, or video, this tripod and 3-way head combination has a maximum load-capacity rating of 9 lb, and features Easy Grip foam cushioned insulated legs, a built-in bubble level, and rubber/retractable spiked feet.

3 position independent leg adjustments and canopy are made of strong and light magnesium
Tripod and head have bubble levels for accurate leveling
Multi-position rubber to spike ball feet add extra stability
Bottom center post hook allows for hanging equipment or adding weight to increase stability
The 3 way fluid-effect head with built-in Stroboframe quick release and auto closure provides easy mounting and dismounting of equipment and direct connection to many Stroboframe brackets

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General
Load Capacity Supports 9 lb (4 kg)
Maximum Height 70" (178 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 57.5" (146 cm)
Minimum Height 17.5" (44.5 cm)
Folded Length 30" (76 cm)
Leveling Bubble/Illuminated Yes/Non
Weight 5.4 lb (2.5 kg)
Head
Head Type FGX-10 3-way pan/tilt head
Quick Release Yes (Stroboframe type)
Legs
Material Carbon Fiber
Head Attachment Fitting 3/8"-16
Leg Stages/Sections 2/3
Leg Lock Type Flip lock
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Spiked/Retractable Feet Yes
Center Brace No
Center Column Type Rapid
Center Column Sections 2
Davis & Sanford CarbonLiteX10 Carbon Fiber 3-Section Tripod with FGX10 3-Way Head (Quick Release) - Supports 9 lb (4 kg)
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  • Padded Carying Bag
  • 10-Year Warranty
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    Important Updated Review

    By Mark

    from San Juan

    Comments about Davis & Sanford CarbonLiteX10 Carbon Fiber Tripod with FGX10 Head:

    This is an update to my review of this kit. Specifically the FGX10 Head. well, only after adjusting the tilt portion of the head twice on a shoot, the nob broke off in my hand. This rendered the tilt portion loose for the rest of the day. Inspection revealed this part to be extremely under-engineered, and ill-designed. Upon calling for a Return Authorization, turns out this head is only worth 15 bucks. Based on this, I can only recommend you purchase the legs, and look for a different head. I bought a new head, and can recommend it. The Bogen 804rc2.. for use with a camera under 9 lbs.

    Expertise: Professional

    Problems Encountered: Ill designed and engineered parts will break off.

    Previous Equivalent Item Owned: Bogen, Sachtler, Tiffen,

    Items I Recommend: Bogen 804RC2

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