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Slik F153 Lightweight Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Panhead

B&H # SLF153 Mfr # 617-153
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Product Highlights
  • Geared Center Column
  • 51.8" Maximum Height
  • Lightweight at Only 2.2 lb
  • Pan Bar for Panhead
  • Quick Release Plate
  • Rubber Feet
  • Supports Loads Up to 3.5 lb

The Slik F153 Lightweight Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Panhead is an extremely portable & affordable tripod with an integrated panhead that features a pan bar and independent adjustments for pan and tilt. The F153 supports loads up to 3.5 lb, so you'll be able to mount your DSLR, point & shoot, or compact camcorder to the 1/4"-20 stud of the included quick-release plate.

The tripod reaches a maximum height of 51.8" with its center column fully extended. The geared, rack & pinion-style center column allows for fine adjustments to the tripod's height, and a center brace enhances its overall sturdiness. Despite the presence of the center brace, the F153 can operate quite low to the ground, with a minimum height of 20.5".

The aluminum F153 weighs only 2.2 lb and folds down to only 20.5" (including the panhead) for easy airline transport in a carry-on bag.

Three-section legs with flip locks
Leg tube cross-section has a rounded rectangular shape
Rubber feet
Bubble level
Load Capacity 3.5 lb (1.6 kg)
Maximum Height 51.8" (131.5 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 41.5" (105.5 cm)
Minimum Height 20.5" (52.0 cm)
Folded Length 20.5" (52.0 cm)
Weight 2.18 lb (0.99 kg)
Head Type 3-way panhead
Quick Release Yes
Material Aluminum
Diameter Top leg section: 0.73" (18.5mm)
Head Attachment Fitting N/A
Leg Stages/Sections 2/3
Leg Lock Type Flip lock
Independent Leg Spread No
Spiked/Retractable Feet No/no
Center Brace Yes
Center Column
Center Column Type Geared (rack & pinion)
Bubble Level Yes
Slik F153 Lightweight Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Panhead
  • Quick Release Plate for the F630 & F740 Tripods
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

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    Ideal for travel

    By Mickfish

    from Sydney

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer


    • Folds Small
    • Lightweight


    • Liable To Shake

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Night Shots
    • Portraits

    Comments about Slik F153 Lightweight Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Panhead:

    The SilkF153 is light, vey quick to set up, good height, and quick camera release. Ideal for light DSLR and moderate lens. As it is prone to shake or vibrate if bumped must use remote shutter release. Suggest weight with camera bag.
    Panning, vertical tilt easy.

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    Great Lightweight Aluminum Tripod


    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer


    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight


      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Travel
      • Video

      Comments about Slik F153 Lightweight Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Panhead:

      Very nice lightweight tripod with 3-way pan head. Used on 6 day trip to Disney World and was very easy to use for night still pictures as well as steady video of parades and firework shows. Pan head could be a bit smoother; however, was not a problem once it got moving. Very happy with the purchase and would highly recommend.

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