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Benro TMA18AB1 Series 1 Mach3 Aluminum Tripod with B1 Ball Head

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Benro TMA18AB1 Series 1 Mach3 Aluminum Tripod with B1 Ball Head
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 17.6 lb
  • Max Height: 60.6"
  • Min Height: 15.6"
  • Folded Length: 23.2"
Support up to 17.6 lb worth of gear with the TMA18AB1 Series 1 Mach3 Aluminum Tripod with B1 Ball Head from Benro. The 4-section legs are secured via twist locks and extend to a maximum height of 60.6". The center column can be replaced with the included short column to allow the tripod to reach a minimum height of 15.6". One of the legs unscrews from the tripod, attaches to the center column, and with the addition of an optional head converts to a monopod. The rubber feet can be swapped out for metal spikes so that the tripod can be used on hard surfaces, such as ice, or soft surfaces, like carpeting or a lawn. A ballast hook on the center column allows for the addition of stabilizing weight, and the included carrying case protects the tripod during transport.
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Benro TMA18AB1 Overview

Support up to 17.6 lb worth of gear with the TMA18AB1 Series 1 Mach3 Aluminum Tripod with B1 Ball Head from Benro. The 4-section legs are secured via twist locks and extend to a maximum height of 60.6". The center column can be replaced with the included short column to allow the tripod to reach a minimum height of 15.6". One of the legs unscrews from the tripod, attaches to the center column, and with the addition of an optional head converts to a monopod. The rubber feet can be swapped out for metal spikes so that the tripod can be used on hard surfaces, such as ice, or soft surfaces, like carpeting or a lawn. A ballast hook on the center column allows for the addition of stabilizing weight, and the included carrying case protects the tripod during transport.

Included with the tripod is a B1 ball head, which has separate locks for the ball movement and 360° panning, as well as friction control to adjust drag. The head features an Arca-type compatible clamp and includes a quick-release plate for fast camera attachment and removal.

Benro TMA18A Series 1 Mach3 Aluminum Tripod

Support up to 17.6 lb worth of gear with the TMA18A Series 1 Mach3 Aluminum Tripod from Benro. Made from aluminum, the 4-section legs are secured via twist locks and extend to a maximum height of 56.9". The center column can be replaced with the included short column to allow the tripod to reach a minimum height of 11.8". One of the legs unscrews from the tripod, attaches to the center column, and with the addition of an optional head converts to a monopod. The rubber feet can be swapped out for metal spikes so that the tripod can be used on hard surfaces, such as ice, or soft surfaces, like carpeting or a lawn. A ballast hook on the center column allows for the addition of stabilizing weight, and the included carrying case protects the tripod during transport. A 3/8"-16 threaded stud on the mounting platform lets you attach a head of your choice.

Benro B1 Double Action Ballhead

A member in good standing of Benro's new generation of B Series professional ballheads, the B1 Double Action Ballhead uses magnesium alloy components for better performance and lighter weight. The B1 has a dual action design featuring separate drag adjustment and lock knobs. It can handle weights up to 26.4 lbs (12 kg), and only tips the scales at 14.1 oz (400 g) itself.

Professional ballhead designed for use in harsh environments
Long, precise friction adjustment, combined with a strong locking mechanism
Accurate panoramas can be easily orchestrated using the graduated panning scale for accurate image alignment
An ideal match for Benro series 1 or 2 tripods
Arca-type quick release adapter
Includes anodized aluminum PU-60 quick release plate (50 x 38mm) with rubber upper surfaces, safety stop screws to prevent accidentally falling out of loosened clamp, and a standard 1/4"-20 camera/lens screw with a 5/32" head for superior torque

Benro TMA18A Series 1 Mach3 Aluminum Tripod Specs

General
Load Capacity17.6 lb / 8 kg
Maximum Working Height56.9" / 144.5 cm
Max Height without Center Column49.2" / 125 cm
Minimum Working Height11.8" / 30 cm
Folded Length19.5" / 49.5 cm
Head Mount Type3/8"-16 Screw
Weight3.2 lb / 1.5 kg
MaterialsAluminum Alloy
Legs
Leg Lock TypeTwist Lock
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections4
Feet FeaturesSpiked, Retractable
Center Column
Center Column FeaturesRemovable
Center Column Sections1
Center Column Extension TypeRapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Center ColumnNo
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)27.2 x 5.7 x 5"

Benro B1 Double Action Ballhead Specs

General
Head TypeBall Head
Base Mount3/8"-16 Thread
Quick Release Plate TypeArca-Type, PU-60
Load Capacity26.4 lb / 12 kg
Number of Bubble Levels1
Friction ControlYes
Independent Pan LockYes
Pan & Tilt Range
Vertical Tilt+90° to -45°
Physical
Dimensionsø: 2.2 x H: 3.5" / ø: 56.0 x H: 90.0 mm
Weight14.1 oz / 400 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.85 x 4.55 x 4.5"
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Does the head feature a bubble level?
Asked by: Nathalie N.
Yes, both the ball head and tripod have a bubble level.
Answered by: Derrick O.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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