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Vanguard Alta+ 264AO Tripod W/PH-31 Panhead USA

B&H # VAA264AO MFR # ALTA+ 264AO
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You Pay: $169.99
Product Highlights
  • Lightweight--4.6 lbs (2.1 kg)
  • Maximum Height of 5.83' (1.78 m)
  • Compact--Folds to 25.375" (64.5 cm)
  • Load Capacity of 11 Lbs (5 kg)
  • 25-, 50-, and 80-Degree Leg Positions
  • Quick-Flip Leg Locks
  • All-Weather Foam Grip Legs
  • Non-Slip, Spiked Rubber Feet
  • Backup Safety Lock for the Camera Plate
  • Fluid Panhead With Two Bubble Levels

The Vanguard Alta+ 264AO Tripod W/PH-31 Panhead provides the stability, durability and reliability you want in your gear. The aluminum legs have settings for 25°, 50°, and 80° with easy-release buttons for quick set-up. This lightweight (4.6 lbs/2.1 kg) tripod collapses to 25.375" (64.5 cm) and can be extended up to 5.83' (1.78 m)--and it supports up to 11 lbs (5 kg). All-weather foam grip legs, magnesium die-cast canopy and head, non-slip, spiked rubber feet and a removable hook for hanging camera accessories make this tripod a great addition to your kit bag. A backup safety lock for the camera plate, a larger plate and fluid head with two bubble levels make it indispensable.

Lightweight--(4.6 lbs/2.1 kg)
Compact--folds to 25.375" (64.5 cm)
Maximum height of 5.83' (1.78 m)
Load capacity of 11 lbs (5 kg)
Enables low-angle photography--legs can be quickly set to 25°, 50° and 80° positions at the touch of a button
Quick-flip leg locks
Advanced camera vibration and shock control
All-weather foam grip legs
Patented premium magnesium die-cast canopy and head
Non-slip, spiked rubber feet for changing terrains
A removable hook for hanging camera accessories
Backup safety lock for the camera plate with an automatic closure (quick shoe)
Fluid pan head with integral bubble level
General
Load Capacity 11 lbs (5 kg)
Maximum Height 5.83' (1.78 m)
Folded Length 25.375" (64.5 cm)
Weight 4.63 lbs (2.1 kg)
Head
Head Type Pan head
Quick Release Yes
Legs
Material Aluminum
Leg Stages/Sections 3
Leg Lock Type Quick-flip
Spiked/Retractable Feet Spiked rubber feet
Center Brace No
Center Column
Center Column Type Rapid
Center Column Sections 1
Bubble Level Yes, 2
Vanguard Alta+ 264AO Tripod W/PH-31 Panhead
  • Carrying Bag
  • Manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    4.0

    (based on 4 reviews)

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    4.0

    High Quality Tripod. Not ideal for Video

    By ChrisMoody

    from Chapel Hill, NC

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adjustable
    • Good value

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Vanguard Alta+ 264AO Tripod W/PH-31 Panhead:

        I use this with my Canon 7D Mark II. Incredible Tripod for taking pictures. For videos I find the Panhead not fluid enough for moving around while recording videos. If you plan on keepin gin fixed position, it is a great Tripod.

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        5.0

        Great for hunting

        By Lucafu1

        from Tucson

        About Me Beginner, Hunter, Law Enforcement

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Easy to install / use
        • Good in any weather
        • Good value

        Cons

        • Heavy / Bulky

        Best Uses

        • Hunting
        • Outdoors

        Comments about Vanguard Alta+ 264AO Tripod W/PH-31 Panhead:

        great all nd tripodarou

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        5.0

        Light Weight

        By Wildlife Viewer

        from Flagstaff, AZ

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hunting
            • Outdoors

            Comments about Vanguard Alta+ 264AO Tripod W/PH-31 Panhead:

            This tripod is great for Optics such as Spotting Scopes and Binoculars. The Panhead move smoothly to allow searching. It is light weight and easy to expande the legs. If you want a tripod for Photography get a different panhead with the 264 series.

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            2.0

            Poorly designed panhead

            By Clayton

            from McBride, BC

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Sturdy tripod

            Cons

            • Horrible tiltpan deign

            Best Uses

              Comments about Vanguard Alta+ 264AO Tripod W/PH-31 Panhead:

              The tripod itself is sturdy and decently designed. The problem relates to the panhead. The worst possible idea they could have was put the tension lock for both the tilt and pan on the same knob. This prevents you from locking only one axis at a time for any normal pan shots. This makes the tripod utterly worthless for filming. If you just want a tripod for still photography you would be better off with getting a ballhead.

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