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Oben - AC-1300 3-Section Aluminum Tripod w/ BA-00 Ball Head
B&H# OBAC1300BA00 MFR# AC-1300/BA-00
Product Highlights
  • Over 6 lb Load Capacity
  • Maximum System Height of 57"
  • Collapses Down to 22.8"
  • All Anodized Aluminum for Max Stability
  • Cast Aluminum Chassis
  • Lightweight - Weighs under 3 lb
  • 5 Bubble Levels
  • Removeable Head
More Info

The Oben AC-1300 3-Section Aluminum Tripod w/ BA-00 Ball Head provides a sturdy base of support for any DSLR, point-and-shoot camera, or a compact camcorder. The head/tripod combination weighs less than 3 lb and bears more than 6 lb, to support DSLR cameras even as they're equipped with long zoom lenses.

The AC-1300's three-section aluminum legs are composed of high-tensile-strength, extremely lightweight extruded aluminum. With the center column fully extend this tripod reaches a maximum height of 57". When folded, the entire system contracts to a compact 23". Two flip locks on each leg enable extremely fast deployment and retraction of leg stages. Three leg angles are possible, and pull-out/press-in locks secure the legs in their notches. The legs' angles are independently adjustable to accommodate shooting on uneven terrain. At the widest leg angle, the tripod sits extremely close to the ground to facilitate low-angle shooting.

The AC-1300's rapid center column extends with a twist of the butterfly knob. For protection when it's retracted quickly, there's a rubber damper that protects the center-post collar. Locking screws underneath the collar enable you to fasten the head securely to the center-post collar. By twisting the spring-loaded hook at the bottom end, the center column becomes removable and reversible, for a second method of achieving extremely low-angle shots. The center column's hook holds a counterweight, in case you need additional system stability in windy conditions.

The included quick-release plate attaches to your camera via its standard 1/4"-20 screw. A retractable, removable video pin provides additional stability for camcorders. The quick-release plate easily snaps and locks into place on the BA-00 head. The safety lock on the quick-release mechanism prevents the camera from loosening inadvertently.

The BA-00 head's single-action knob allows you to unlock all axes of movement in one fell swoop, so you can quickly orient your camera properly, retighten the knob, and return to shooting. The ball-locking mechanism is remarkably strong for reliably stable performance. A friction-lock coating on the tripod collar's base plate extends this rock-like solidity to the head's connection point with the tripod itself.

The head's four bubble levels (one is a spirit level) will tell you whether or not your framing hews to the horizon, in both portrait and landscape orientation of the head. (There's a second spirit level on the tripod chassis.)

The head pans a full 360°, and degree markers around its base help you properly orient your shooting. The BA-00 features a 90° groove for tilting the camera to portrait orientation.

Tripod features reversible 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 screw to fit almost any head
Spring-loaded counterweight hook at the bottom of the center column
Leg warmers on two legs mitigate the effects of extreme heat & cold and provide grip
Two included Allen keys attach to a tripod leg, so you're always ready to tighten components
Padded carry bag provides a snug fit for the tripod/head combination and features two heavy-duty zippers, an interior pocket with a zipper, and a shoulder strap
Adjustment locks keep legs at the chosen angles
Center column is grooved to prevent rotation
Angled rubber feet
Load Capacity 6.6 lb (3 kg)
Maximum Height 57" (144.8 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 46.5" (118.1 cm)
Minimum Height 16.8" (42.5 cm) 1
Please Note:

Lower heights are possible with column reversed

Folded Length 22.8" (57.9 cm)
Weight 2.85 lb (1.3 kg)
Head Type Single-lever ball head
Quick Release Yes, with 1/4"-20 screw & retractable video pin
Material Aluminum
Head Attachment Fitting 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 via reversible screw
Leg Stages/Sections 2/3
Leg Lock Type Flip lock
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Spiked/Retractable Feet No
Center Brace No
Center Column
Center Column Type Rapid (grooved, reversible, non-rotating)
Center Column Sections 1
Bubble Level 5 (1 on chassis, 4 on head)
Oben AC-1300 3-Section Aluminum Tripod w/ BA-00 Ball Head
  • RP-10 Quick Release Plate
  • Padded Carrying Case with Shoulder Strap
  • Tool Kit
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty