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Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head

B&H # OBAC1441111 Mfr # AC-1441/BA-111
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Price: $139.95
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Product Highlights
  • 11 lb Load Capacity
  • Maximum Height of 61.6"
  • Folds Down to 21.3"
  • Anodized Aluminum Construction
  • Lightweight - Just 3.3 lb
  • 5 Bubble Levels
  • Removable Head

The Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head provides reliable support for DSLRs, point-and-shoot cameras or video cameras up to 11 lb.

The tripod's three-section legs are fabricated from high tensile strength aluminum. It rises to a maximum height of 61.6" with the center column fully extended and folds down to a compact 21.3" for transport. Flip locks on the legs facilitate rapid setup and break down. Three leg angles: normal (80°), low (55°) and extra low (24°) are available via angle adjustment tabs at the joint of each leg. You can reverse the column with a twist of the butterfly knob or split it in two and use the short column for macro and low angle shooting as low as 8.3" from the ground. Any combination of leg angles can be combined to accommodate uneven terrain, stairs or obstructions. A built-in bubble level helps you square up your compositions. For extra stability the center column employs a spring-loaded counterbalance hook.

The included BA-111 ball head features a single-action knob that controls its rotation and 360 degree panning while a robust ball-locking mechanism secures it solidly. The head's four bubble levels ensure accurate panoramas. The BA-111's built-in quick release comes with a camera plate that features a standard 1/4"-20 screw and a retractable, removable video pin to provide additional stability for camcorders. Since the head is removable, locking screws underneath the collar thwart torsion when re-attaching. The tripod comes with a carry case and shoulder strap for storage and transport.

A spring-loaded counterweight hook is located at the bottom of the center column. The column can be separated into 2 parts to give you a short column for low angle and macro work
Leg cushions on 2 legs provide a firm grip in cold or wet weather
Two included Allen keys attach to a tripod leg, so you're always ready to tighten components
Padded carry bag provides a snug fit for the tripod/head combination and features two heavy-duty zippers, an interior pocket with a zipper, and a shoulder strap
Angle adjustment locks keep legs at the chosen angles
Center column is grooved to prevent rotation
Angled rubber feet for maximum contact with the ground
Tripod features reversible 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 screw to fit almost any head
General
Material Aluminum
Load Capacity 11 lb (5.0 kg)
Maximum Height 61.6" (156.7 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 49.5" (125.7 cm)
Minimum Height 8.3" (21.1 cm)
Folded Length 21.3" (54.1 cm)
Head Attachment Fitting 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 via reversible screw
Weight 3.3 lb (1.49 kg) including ball head
Legs
Sections 4
Leg Lock Type Flip-lock
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Spiked/Retractable Feet No
Center Brace No
Center Column
Center Column Type Rapid: grooved, reversible, non-rotating
Separates in two to allow use of short center column
Center Column Sections 2
Bubble Level 5 (1 on chassis, 4 on head)
Head
Head Type Single-lever ball head
Quick Release Yes, with 1/4"-20 screw & retractable video pin
Load Capacity 11 lb (5.0 kg)
Dimensions Ball diameter: 0.94" (28 mm)
Height: 3.2" (8.1 cm)
Base diameter: 1.6" (4.0 cm)
Weight 0.60 lb (0.27 kg)
Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head
  • RP-10 Quick Release Plate
  • Padded Carrying Case
  • Shoulder Strap for Case
  • Leg Tool Clip with 2 Allen Keys
  • Allen Key for Split Column
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    ObenAC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head
     
    4.6

    (based on 19 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    93%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (13)
    • Easy to use (13)
    • Lightweight (12)
    • Compact (9)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/scenery (15)
      • Family photos (10)
      • Travel (8)
      • Wildlife photos (6)
      • Sports/action (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (6), Semi-pro photographer (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (13)

      Reviewed by 19 customers

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      4.0

      Good tripod for the price

      By raven3tc

      from Omaha NE

      Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

      Good, functional tripod for the price. Great for new phoographers, students or as a back up for pro's. Quality, durable product.

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      5.0

      Good so far

      By JB70

      from Vancouver, WA

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

        I have only used it twice so far but for the price I am very happy with it. Easy to setup and has no movement once locked in place. Haven't had a chance to use it yet with heavier lenses but will update once I do.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great product

        By Parker

        from Alta Wyoming

        Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

        I used this tripod all week during Thanksgiving. I took it just about everywhere we went. It worked great in the water and snow. The ball head is great and has a few different levels on it to make sure your picture is straight.

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        5.0

        Everything you need for a great value.

        By VP_Foto

        from Brooklyn, NY

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight
        • Verdatility
        • Versatility

        Cons

        • Small Head Plate

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Still life
        • Studio
        • Video

        Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

        It's great for all photographer's need. Very versatile for studio and on location. I use it for everything.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great

        By Danny

        from 179 riverview ave

        Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

        One of the best tripods I've even bought!

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        5.0

        Excellent tripod!

        By floflo

        from NYC/Mexico

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel

          Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

          Use ir for night photography, it is not too heavy, stable, easy to use, seems of very good quality

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          5.0

          sturdy but not pricey

          By ting

          from mcallen, tx

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

            easy to setup with the clip lock, sturdy

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Great Tripod

            By Anthony

            from Spring Lake, NJ

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel

              Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

              This is a great tripod for an amateur photographer. It's light and very stable. I would definitely recommend this. I have attached a Nikon D7100 with 70-200 f/2.8 VR II and was very happy.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              I have recommended this tripod

              By Roger

              from Brownsville, TX

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel

                Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                I got this tripod trying to get a good tripod for travel or carrying during several hours. I think this is the perfect combination of weight and sturdiness I was looking for. Extended hight is more than I needed and the folded size is perfect for luggage.
                Very sturdy for my gear, set's up very easy.
                Ball head is very easy to use, it holds my camera in position nicely. I would liked a ball head that had independent lever for horizontal panning but it was over my budget.
                Bottom line, great value, great quality tripod.
                I just had it for a few weeks but seems to be durable.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                work Great

                By Jeff

                from ohio

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                  Item works good with my d5200.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  great tripod!

                  By Sarah76

                  from Milwaukee, WI

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Landscape/Scenery

                    Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                    seems to be a great tripod, very sturdy. easy to set up. took some playing with and viewing of youtube videos to figure out how to use all features for a novice photographer that hasn't worked with a lot of tripods before, but once that was figured out, it was easy to adjust. love the carrying case and bubble levels.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    4.0

                    very good product

                    By BH

                    from WI

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                      Works very well. sturdy. Head has smooth operation.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great for the price!

                      By Urban Woods

                      from Philadelphia

                      Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                      For occasional use by an amateur photographer for wildlife shots and some landscapes.

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                      4.0

                      Great for Traveling

                      By Photo Ranger

                      from McLean, VA

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Transportable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backcountry
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Travel
                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                        The compact and lightweight nature of this tripod makes it ideal for traveling and backcountry photography.It has enough stability for most situations you will find yourself in and can be strapped onto a pack with its carrying case.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Very solid tripod

                        By KrisR

                        from Willoughby Hills, OH

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                          This is a very solid, sturdy tripod. I used it in downtown Pittsburgh up on a windt bluff and hung my gear bag off the hook to steady the tripod. No visible motion was apparent in the photos. I love the carry bag and the provided strap too! THe flip locks are a bit stiff, but I'm assuming they will loosen over time. The head takes aq bit of getting used to: only one area in which you can flip the camera veritacl, though. It's a good investment at a great price.

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          nice tripod but overkill for my needs

                          By Tia Maria

                          from Northern Cal.

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Family Photos
                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Sports/Action
                            • Weddings/Events
                            • Wildlife Photos

                            Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                            This is a very nice tripod but it is heavier than I realized and overkill for my 4/3rds Lumix camera. .......

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Kudos to B&H for the christmas sales

                            By ezyernie

                            from englewoodm nj

                            About Me Photography Student

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Travel
                              • Video
                              • Weddings/Events
                              • Wildlife Photos

                              Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                              Here's to targeted ads. I mean it. This tripod showed up in an ad and it just so happened that I have a fotog friend who used one during our last shoot. an impressive and simple to use and setup tripod, the AC-1441 is also lightweight, sturdy, strong and quite adjustable. the head is very versatile and allows for 360x180-degree flexibility. the only drawback for me is no pointed feet for natural terrain. (I did not see an option for the metal-pointer feet.) Still a great buy, IMHO.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great tripod for the money.

                              By Elton_A

                              from Louisiana

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Good value
                              • Lightweight
                              • Solid
                              • Solid And Sturdy
                              • Solidsturdy
                              • Sturdy

                              Cons

                              • None

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery

                              Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                              I found it a solid and versatile tripod for my D5000. I can quickly set up for a shot with the quick release plate and single action ball head. The carry strap that comes with it is a nice extra and makes it easy to carry.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Oben Oh Boy

                              By Professor 101

                              from Minneapolis MN

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Sports/Action
                                • Wildlife Photos

                                Comments about Oben AC-1441 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-111 Ball Head:

                                Great tripod at a perfect price. Easy to level and the quick clips work slick. I love the fact you can turn the reciever upside down for close up photography and hang a weight bag on it for stability. Perfect.

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                                • No

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