The Velbon Sherpa + 530 3-Section Aluminum Tripod is a sturdy workhorse that reaches a maximum height of 60" (152.3 cm) and supports loads up to a maximum of 11 lb. The recommended load is 8.8 lb. These tripod legs weigh just 3 lb (1.37 kg). Aluminum legs and magnesium components provide strength and light weight. Each leg is independently adjustable to any one of three angles. The detachable, reversible 2-section center column is ideal for low angle and/or macro photography, with a minimum working height of 6.3" (16 cm). A quick-release lever for the center column makes for speedy height adjustments. Each leg features a foam-padded leg grip that protects your hands when the metal gets uncomfortably hot or cold.
60" (152.3 cm) maximum height
3-position adjustable legs allow each leg to lock independently at one of three angles
Aluminum legs, magnesium components
Quick-release lever for center column provides speed and control when shifting center column
Center column is reversible to enable macro photography & shooting from extremely low angles
Recommended 8.8 lb load capacity; tripod legs weigh only 3 lb