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Vanguard ALTA + 234AB Aluminum Tripod with SBH-50 Ball Head (Quick Release)

B&H # VAA234AB MFR # ALTA+ 234AB
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Product Highlights
  • 6.6 lb (3 kg) Maximum Load
  • Weighs 3.4 lb (1.55 kg)
  • Folds to 20.7" (545mm)
  • Four Leg Sections
  • Maximum Height of 57.1" (1450mm)
  • Three Leg Angles (25, 50 & 80°)
  • Two Bubble Levels
  • Reversible Center Column
  • All-Weather Large Foam Grips

The Alta + 234AB Aluminum Tripod from Vanguard reaches a maximum height of 57.1" (1450mm), folds down to 20.7" (545mm), weighs 3.4 lb (1.55 kg) and can support your camera, lens, or camcorder up to 6.6 lb (3 kg). Its light weight and compact size make it a tripod that is well suited for travel.

The Alta + 234AB features clamp-style leg locks, an anti-shock ring to minimize damage by camera vibration, three leg angles (25, 50 & 80°), rubber feet with retractable spikes so you can set up on almost any terrain and all-weather, large foam grips on the legs for comfortable handling. The Alta + 234AB comes with an SBH-50 ball head and two bubble levels for positioning versatility and accuracy.

With all these features, this tripod is ideal for a wide variety of photographic shooting situations, including macro (by reversing the head and using the built-in low-angle adapter), landscapes, panoramas, portraits, nature, and travel.

Aluminum alloy legs
Three leg angles for uneven ground (25°, 50°, 80°)
Magnesium die-casted canopy and heads
Feet can be adjusted from spikes to smooth rubber to provide stability for changing terrains
Anti-shock ring to prevent the damage by camera vibrations
Removable hook to hang accessories
Large foam grips for all-weather use
Accepts large quick release camera plates for better stability when using heavy equipment
Patented ergonomic design (head & canopy)
Camera plate has a dual locking safety mechanism with an automatic closure
Compact and lightweight for travel
Perfect for macro photography with its reversible head and a built-in low angle adapter
Load Capacity 6.6 lb (3 kg)
Maximum Height 57.1" (1450mm)
Folded Length 20.7" (525mm)
Bubble Level 1
Weight 3.4 lb (1.55 kg)
Head Type SBH-50: ball head
Material Magnesium alloy
Load Capacity 11 lb (5.5 kg)
Height 3.5" (90mm)
Weight 10.2 oz (290 g)
Quick Release Yes
Plate: 2 x QS-39 (included)
Panning Range 360°
Tilts +90 ~ -35°
Bubble Level 2
Diameter 0.9" (23mm)
Material Aluminum
Head Attachment Fitting 3/8"
Camera Mount Thread Size 1/4"
Leg Sections 4
Leg Lock Type Flip
Independent Leg Spread 30°, 50°, 80°
Spiked/Retractable Feet Yes
Center Brace No
Center Column
Center Column Type Sliding
Center Column Sections 1
Vanguard ALTA + 234AB Aluminum Tripod with SBH-50 Ball Head (Quick Release)
  • SBH-50 Ball Head
  • QS-39 Quick Release Plate
  • Carry Bag
  • Removable Accessory Hook
  • Manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty
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