Vortex HC-2 High Country Tripod with Quick Release Ball Head

BH #VOHC2 • MFR #HC-2
Vortex HC-2 High Country Tripod with Quick Release Ball Head
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 5.0 lb
  • Maximum Height: 52.3"
  • Minimum Height: 15.0"
  • Folded Length: 21.0"
This HC-2 High Country Tripod from Vortex supports up to 5.0 lb, measures 21.0" when folded, and includes a ball head with quick release plate. Its 4-section legs each feature an independent spread as well as flip locks for fast deployment, and can be positioned for a minimum height of 15.0" to a maximum height of 46.0", or 52.3" with its rapid column fully raised. Foam covers on two of the legs provide a secure and comfortable grip while moving the tripod, and rubber feet help to enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces.
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Vortex HC-2 High Country Tripod Overview

This HC-2 High Country Tripod from Vortex supports up to 5.0 lb, measures 21.0" when folded, and includes a ball head with quick release plate. Its 4-section legs each feature an independent spread as well as flip locks for fast deployment, and can be positioned for a minimum height of 15.0" to a maximum height of 46.0", or 52.3" with its rapid column fully raised. Foam covers on two of the legs provide a secure and comfortable grip while moving the tripod, and rubber feet help to enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces.

Cameras, lenses, or sport optics that are compatible with a 1/4"-20 mount can be connected to the aluminum alloy, quick release plate which is secured to the tripod's ball head using a quick release clamp. The ball head is removable, constructed from magnesium alloy, provides up to a 90° tilt for portrait orientation, and can be locked into place along its range of movement.

A nylon carry bag with a zippered closure and shoulder strap is included for storage and transport.

Use and Handling

  • Supports up to 5.0 lb
  • Push-and-pull center column with ballast hook for rapid camera, lens, or sport optic positioning
  • Can be set for a minimum height of 15.0" to a maximum height of 46.0", or 52.3" with column fully raised
  • Legs each feature 4 sections, flip locks for fast deployment, and can be independently spread
  • Foam covers on two of the legs provide a secure and comfortable grip
  • Rubber feet help to enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces
  • Built-in bubble level
  • Weighs 2.2 lb, measures 21.0" when folded

Construction Details

  • Aluminum alloy legs
  • Magnesium alloy ball head with quick release clamp
  • Aluminum alloy quick release plate with 1/4"-20 mount and rubberized, anti-slip surface
  • Includes nylon carry bag for storage and transport
UPC: 875874008984

Vortex HC-2 High Country Tripod Specs

Head
Head TypeBall Head
Base Mount3/8"-16 Thread
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male
General
Load Capacity5 lb / 2.3 kg
Maximum Working Height52.3" / 132.8 cm
Max Height without Center Column46" / 116.8 cm
Minimum Working Height15" / 38.1 cm
Folded Length21" / 53.3 cm
MaterialsAluminum Alloy
Weight2.2 lb / 1 kg
Legs
Leg Lock TypeFlip Lock
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections4
Bubble LevelYes
Center Column
Center Column FeaturesBallast Hook
Center Column Sections1
Center Column Extension TypeRapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Center ColumnNo
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20.6 x 4 x 3.7"
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