The Smith-Victor CF300 61" Carbon Fiber Tripod with BH5 Ball Head bundles the Smith-Victor CF3 Tripod with the BH5 Ball Head. It is best suited for all SLR, advanced or large point & shoot, compact medium format, and mid-sized video cameras. This is the medium-sized model of carbon fiber tripod within the Smith-Victor Black Diamond series. It has a good working height and a reasonable weight.
The CF3 is a lightweight tripod that uses carbon fiber technology for its leg construction. Carbon fiber is significantly lighter than aluminum, yet still maintains the same support level. It will absorb vibrations better than aluminum.
This CF-series tripod features individual leg angle adjustments, a reversible center column with spring loaded weight hook, foam leg grips, It includes a padded shoulder strap and carrying case.
The Smith-Victor BH5 Ball Head with Quick Release is a rugged and well-designed ballhead. All knobs feature a comfortable knurled rubber gripping surface. In addition to the large single-action locking knob, the BH5 also features two smaller knobs. One controls the 360° panning control, and the other the amount of ball friction.
The BH5 Ball Head comes with a universal quick release clamp that is compatible with all Arca-type plates. It comes with one plate, but can also be used with any of the many other industry-standard Arca-Swiss plates available from Arca-Swiss, Kirk, Wimberly, Really Right Stuff, Foba, Novoflex, etc.
- Top-leg diameter of 25mm
- Three leg-angle settings (24, 55 & 80°), to accommodate uneven terrain or awkward shooting situations
- The retractable spring-loaded hook can be used to add stability with a sand bag or equipment bag
- Maximum tilt range of 90°
- Head pan marked in 5° increments