Magnus DX-3430 Deluxe Photo Tripod with 3-Way Pan-and-Tilt Head

Magnus DX-3430 Deluxe Photo Tripod with 3-Way Pan-and-Tilt Head

Magnus DX-3430 Deluxe Photo Tripod with 3-Way Pan-and-Tilt Head

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Product Highlights

  • Load Capacity: 2.5 lb
  • Max Height: 63.5"
  • Folded Length: 21.5"
  • Leg Sections: 4
  • Weight: 2.8 lb
  • 3-Way Pan-and-Tilt Head
  • Geared Center Column
  • Quick Release Plate with Bubble Level
  • Retractable Spiked Feet
  • Carrying Case Included
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Magnus DX-3430 overview

  • 1Description

The Magnus DX-3430 Deluxe Photo Tripod with 3-Way Pan-and-Tilt Head is a stable photo tripod made from anodized aluminum that can support loads up to 2.5 lb, suitable for mirrorless, 4/3, and small DSLR cameras. The geared center column allows precise control over the height of the camera. The three-way pan-and-tilt head has a quick release plate and a bubble level to keep your camera properly aligned to the horizon. The DX-3430 tripod system weighs 2.8 lb.

The 4-section leg design allows you to adjust the height of the tripod from 21.5" to a maximum height of 63.5" with the geared center column fully extended. A detachable hook at the base of the center column allows you to attach a counterweight for extra stability in windy conditions. Foam padding protects the legs and your hands in cold weather and an integrated mid-level spreader provides improved stability on uneven terrain. The rubber feet are ideal for working indoors and on level surfaces but retractable metal spikes are also included to give you maximum traction on dirt, sand, or any uneven terrain. The DX-3430 also offers a full 360° pan range for basic panoramic and video use.

The included quick release plate features a standard 1/4"-20 mounting screw and a carrying case is included for storage and transport.

3-Way Pan and Tilt Head
The pan and tilt head facilitates smooth camera positioning and precise alignment.
Foam-Padded Telescoping Legs with Flip-Locks
The flip-locks quickly secure the telescoping legs, while foam padding protects from damage and ensures easy handling in cold weather.
Geared Center Column
The geared center column facilitates smooth, easy, and precise camera height adjustment.
Quick-Release Plate with Bubble Level
The quick release plate is the swiftest way to mount and align your camera to the tripod head. A bubble level ensures that your shot is properly aligned.
Sure-Grip Rubber Feet
Rubber feet provide maximum traction on all surfaces.
Retractable Spiked Feet
Metal spikes retract by rotating the rubber feet, providing maximum traction in snow, sand, mud, dirt, and ice.
UPC: 847628597228
In the Box
Magnus DX-3430 Deluxe Photo Tripod with 3-Way Pan-and-Tilt Head
  • Quick Release Plate
  • Carrying Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Magnus DX-3430 specs

    Head Type Pan & Tilt Head
    Camera Mounting Screw 1/4"-20 Male
    Load Capacity 2.5 lb / 1.1 kg
    Maximum Working Height 63.5" / 161.5 cm
    Max Height without Center Column 48" / 122 cm
    Folded Length 21.5" / 54.6 cm
    Materials Aluminum Alloy
    Weight 2.8 lb / 1.3 kg
    Leg Lock Type Flip Lock
    Independent Leg Spread No
    Leg Sections 4
    Bubble Level No
    Feet Features Retractable, Spiked
    Center Column
    Center Column Features Center Brace
    Center Column Extension Type Geared
    Lateral / 90-Degree Center Column No
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.5 x 4.4 x 4.4"

    Magnus DX-3430 reviews

    DX-3430 Deluxe Photo Tripod with 3-Way Pan-and-Tilt Head is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 7.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor quality even for the price, buy something else. I needed a couple small tripods for light weight lights and off camera flashes. These were on sale and Magnus so I ordered two. The first one had dents in an upper leg section causing it to stick and not extend easily. I opened the second to find a lower leg section broken causing it to stick and not extend. I sent both back! The dented upper section had to be done during manufacture or assemble as it is inside the tripod body when closed and it is packaged and shipped closed... With the poor quality materials even if it got to you ok it would not last long, just skip this one!
    Date published: 2018-10-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from functional inexpensive tripod I bought this on a flash sale with free shipping and haven't been disappointed at all for the price. It is very light and has a weight limit of 2 1/2 lbs, though I probably wouldn't push it. I use it primarily for my smart phone (with an adapter) to shoot time lapses or as a second camera tripod supporting an action cam. Ideal budget solution for those purposes.
    Date published: 2018-10-27
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from They are ok. They are cheap tripods that I purchased for my students. I hope to get a year out of them. You get what you pay for with photo equipment so my expectations were not very high when I ordered these tripods. I am not unhappy with them and would purchase them again, just keep in mind that they are not Manfrotto's or Benro's.
    Date published: 2018-10-25
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good as a second tripod. Its a very light tripod for a small camera but very handy. The material is not to hard so you have to be very gentle when opening and closing it but for the price I pay including shipment you can't ask for more.
    Date published: 2018-10-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Professional looking with affordable price I bought it on sale, shipping was fast in nice packaging. works perfectly, all function works. Highly recommend for beginers
    Date published: 2018-10-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Steady Platform I purchased this tripod to mount a Caldwell Ballistic Precision Chronograph. It works like a charm.
    Date published: 2018-10-30
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Tripod If All There The Magnus DX-3430 is a budget priced full size tripod that does the job very well. Constructed of aluminum alloy, it is a big step above the plastic tripods that shake and quake. Opens to a nice 63 inch height, has telescoping legs with spike or rubber ends as selected. The quick release pan head is adjustable in all directions and is truly quick release. Nice touches include two green bubble levels, foam rubber protectors for each leg, a carry handle to use when out of the included carry case, shoulder strap. A hook to add weight for a windy day is also on the pod. Weighs about 3 pounds and folds to about 22 inches. Unlike some higher priced example, this one does not allow reverse of the center column to get the camera down to ground level. Very steady even when fully deployed. Load is limited to 2.5 pounds which is good for Mirrorless or Bridge cameras as well as Point and Shoot models. The full tilt and swing allows use for video as well as still shooting. Not Five star due to Quality Control and the type of plastic used on each leg. A small plastic piece is fitted to the end of each leg where the rubber foot screws out to reveal the spike foot. The first two of these tripods arrived with one of these pieces broken or missing. This allows the last part of the leg to go a bit too far into tripod making it a bit difficult to fish it back out. The third tripod came in perfect condition. Suspect that the plastic is a bit too brittle and is subject to impact breakage. Except for having to go through three example to get a good one, the Magnus is very nice and recommended.
    Date published: 2018-10-29
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