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Vanguard ESPOD CA 233AGH Aluminum-Alloy Tripod Kit with GH-30 Pistol Grip Ball Head

BH #VATACA233AGH • MFR #ALTA CA 233AGH
Vanguard ESPOD CA 233AGH Aluminum-Alloy Tripod Kit with GH-30 Pistol Grip Ball Head
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 11.0 lb
  • Maximum Height: 61.6"
  • Minimum Height: 49.2"
  • Folded Length: 24.8"
This ESPOD CA 233AGH Aluminum-Alloy Tripod Kit from Vanguard supports up to 11.0 lb, measures 24.8" when folded, and includes a GH-30 Pistol Grip Ball Head with QS-36 Quick Release Plate. Each of its 3-section legs features an independent spread as well as flip locks for fast deployment. Together, the three legs can be can be positioned for a minimum height of 49.2" to a maximum height of 61.6" with the center column fully raised.
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Vanguard 233AGH Overview

This ESPOD CA 233AGH Aluminum-Alloy Tripod Kit from Vanguard supports up to 11.0 lb, measures 24.8" when folded, and includes a GH-30 Pistol Grip Ball Head with QS-36 Quick Release Plate. Each of its 3-section legs features an independent spread as well as flip locks for fast deployment. Together, the three legs can be can be positioned for a minimum height of 49.2" to a maximum height of 61.6" with the center column fully raised.

Cameras, lenses, or sport optics that are compatible with a 1/4"-20 mount can be connected to the QS-36 Quick Release Plate, which is secured to the tripod head using a quick release cam lock. By releasing the GH-30 Pistol Grip Ball Head's rotating thumb lock, the tripod head's integrated ball-and-socket joint can be quickly swiveled 360°, angled, fully tilted, or returned to its upright position. Additionally, the cam lock assembly, along with the quick release plate, can be rotated 360° independently of the head.

General Use and Handling

  • Supports up to 11.0 lb
  • Push-and-pull rapid center column for rapid positioning
  • Can be set to a minimum height of 49.2" to a maximum height of 61.6" with the center column fully raised
  • Aluminum-alloy legs each feature 3 sections, flip locks for fast deployment, and can be independently spread
  • Legs can be locked at 20°, 40°, 60°, or 80° angles
  • Rubber feet enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces
  • Ballast hook
  • Weighs 3.5 lb, measures 24.8" when folded

Head

  • Ball head with ergonomic pistol grip and integrated, rotating thumb lock provides 360° of swivel control and can be tilted down to a 90° angle
  • Tiltable, pistol grip handle
  • Quick release cam lock on top of head is compatible with included QS-36 Quick Release Plate
  • Quick release plate with 1/4"-20 mount with rubberized, anti-slip surface and anti-twist index pin
  • Friction lock for cam lock assembly allows quick release plate to independently rotate 360°

Vanguard 233AGH Specs

Head
Head TypePistol Grip Head
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male
General
Load Capacity11 lb / 5 kg
Maximum Working Height61.6" / 156.5 cm
Minimum Working Height49.2" / 125 cm
Folded Length24.8" / 63 cm
MaterialsAluminum Alloy
Weight3.5 lb / 1.6 kg
Legs
Leg Lock TypeFlip Lock
Leg Positions4 Positions
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections3
Center Column
Center Column FeaturesBallast Hook
Center Column Sections1
Center Column Extension TypeRapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Center ColumnNo
Packaging Info
Package Weight5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)25.3 x 5.6 x 4"
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