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3 Legged Thing X5 Frank Evolution 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod

You Pay: $489.00
Product Highlights
  • 66.33" Maximum Height
  • Supports 26.45 lb
  • 22" Long Folded
  • 8-Core Carbon Fiber Construction
  • Rapid/Reversible Center Column
  • Removable Leg Becomes Monopod
  • Weighs Just 3.3 lb

The 3 Legged Thing X5 Frank Evolution 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod is a stylish and compact travel tripod, the most stable in 3LT's 29mm Ultra Pro range of carbon fiber tripods. The system extends from a minimum height of 5.9" to a maximum height of 66.33". Folded down to 22", the X5 Frank is a versatile professional camera support system that fits in most airline carry-on bags.

The X5 Frank's legs are composed of 3LT's Stealth carbon fiber for superbly lightweight strength – the tripod system weighs just 3.3 lb and supports up to 26.45 lb, to accommodate any DSLR with most lenses.

One of the tripod legs unscrews to become a monopod. The center column is both removable and reversible to accommodate shooting from the lowest of low angles. Leg angles can be set at three different positions; at their widest and with the column removed, the camera plate sits only 5.9" from the ground.

8-core Stealth Carbon Fiber legs, and 10-core Columns for smoother operation, plus more lateral and torsional strength.
Re-engineered leg mechanisms, for greater stability, as well as smoother and easier use.
Bronze anodizing and triple machined magnesium alloy parts for a smoother finish.
One leg transforms into a monopod.
Includes hook for hanging a counterweight (not included) from the center column, for extra stability in windy conditions
General
Load Capacity 26.45 lb (12 kg)
Head Attachment Fitting Reversible 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 screw
Maximum Height Tripod: 66.33" (168.5 cm)
Monopod: 54.13"(137.5 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 53.54" (136 cm)
With column removed: 52.67" (133.8 cm)
Minimum Height Tripod: 5.9" (15 cm)
Monopod: 20.59" (52.3 cm)
Folded Length 22" (56 cm)
Weight Tripod: 3.3 lb (1.5 kg)
Monopod: 11.85 oz (336 g)
Legs
Material Carbon fiber
Leg Stages/Sections 3 - (29, 26 & 23mm diameters)
Leg Lock Type Evo 2 Double-Break Friction Dial
Independent Leg Spread Yes, 3 positions: 23°, 55° & 80°
Spiked/Retractable Feet Not specified by manufacturer
Center Brace No
Center Column
Center Column Type Rapid, reversible
3 Legged Thing X5 Frank Evolution 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod
  • X5 Frank Evolution 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs
  • Built-In Detachable Monopod
  • Zip-Off Leg Muff
  • Rapid Reversible/Removable Single-Section Center Column
  • Spring Ballast Hook
  • 100mm Magnesium Alloy Extension Tube (29mm diameter)
  • 3LT Tripod Bag With D Rings and Tool/Memory Card/Film Pocket
  • Carry Strap
  • Tools
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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