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3 Legged Thing X5a Tony Evolution Aluminum Alloy Tripod w/AirHed 2 Head (Blue)

B&H # 3LTTONYBLUE Mfr # 3LTTONYBLUE
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Price: $429.00
Instant Savings: $64.35
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Product Highlights
  • 70" Maximum Height
  • Supports 26.45 lb
  • 22" Long Folded
  • Aluminum Alloy Legs
  • Alloy Head with Arca-Style Clamp
  • Separate Ball/Pan Locks & Tension
  • Rapid/Reversible Center Column
  • Removable Leg Becomes Monopod
  • Weighs Just 3.67 lb

The 3 Legged Thing X5a Tony Evolution Aluminum Alloy Tripod w/AirHed 2 Ball Head (Blue) is a stylish and compact travel tripod system that features a removable, reversible center column. With the ball head attached to the tripod, this column helps the system extend to a maximum height of 70" and retract to a very small 25.6" folded length. Fitting in most airline carry-on bags, the X5a Tony system is the most stable tripod in the entire 29mm Ultra Pro Alloy Range.

The X5a Tony's legs are composed of aircraft-grade T6061 aluminum alloy for a supreme balance of light weight, sturdiness, and durability – the tripod system weighs just 3.67 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 AirHed 2's camera plate sits only 5.9" from the ground. The X5a Tony's leg angles can be set independently to support stable shooting on uneven surfaces.

The AirHed 2 is a sturdy alloy ball head that features a triple bubble system, separate control knobs for pan lock, tilt lock, and Arca-style clamping of the included quick-release plate. There's also a tension control built into the tilt-lock knob.

Stealth Alloy legs, and columns for smoother operation, and more lateral and torsional strength.
Re-engineered leg mechanisms, for greater stability, smoother and easier use.
New Evo 2 Friction Locks with safety double break-point.
Matte black anodizing and triple machined alloy parts for better durability and smoother finish.
One leg transforms to a monopod.
Includes hook for hanging a counterweight 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 Aluminum alloy
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
Center Column Sections 1 - (29mm diameter)
Head
Head Type Ball head with separate controls for pan lock, ball lock, tension lock, and Arca-style clamping
Material Magnesium alloy
Quick Release Yes (Arca-style) – plate included
Ball Diameter 1.61" (41 mm)
Width 2.04" (52 mm)
Height 3.66" (93 mm)
Plate Size (WxH) 2.04 x 2.36" (52 x 60 mm)
Weight Ballhead: 13.68 oz (388 g)
Plate: 1.97 oz (56 g)
3 Legged Thing X5a Tony Evolution Aluminum Alloy Tripod w/AirHed 2 Head (Blue)
  • X5a Tony Evolution 2 Aluminum Alloy Tripod
  • AirHed 2 - Blue
  • AirHed 2 Magnesium Plate
  • Built-In Detachable Monopod
  • Zip-Off Leg Muff
  • Rapid Reversible/Removable Single Section Center Column
  • Spring Ballast Hook
  • 100mm Alloy Extension Tube (29mm diameter)
  • 3LT Tripod Bag With D Rings and Tool/Memory Card/Film Pocket
  • Carry Strap
  • Tools
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Quick Release Plates

    3 Legged Thing -  AirHed 2 Magnesium Plate
    • Price: $40.00
    • Instant Savings: -$10.00
    • Offer ends JAN 31 '15
    • You Pay: $30.00
     

    Bags & Cases

    3 Legged Thing -  3LT Budgie Smuglaz Stone Bag
    • Price: $30.00
    • Instant Savings: -$7.50
    • Offer ends JAN 31 '15
    • You Pay: $22.50
     
    Oben -  TS-200 Tripod Strap with Two Quick-Release Loops (Black)
    • You Pay: $29.95
     

    Leg Accessories

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    3 Legged Thing -  3LT Heelz Stainless Steel Tripod Foot Spikes
    • Price: $40.00
    • Instant Savings: -$10.00
    • Offer ends JAN 31 '15
    • You Pay: $30.00
     

    Dollies

    Magnus -  DWF-2 Universal Tripod Dolly
    • You Pay: $41.95
     

    Sandbags/Weight Bags

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    Impact -  Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura)
    • You Pay: $19.95
     

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