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

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

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

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Product Highlights

  • Load Capacity: 5.0 lb
  • Maximum Height: 52.3"
  • Minimum Height: 15.0"
  • Folded Length: 21.0"
  • Leg Sections: 4
  • Weight: 2.2 lb
  • Aluminum Alloy Legs, Flip Locks
  • Magnesium Alloy Ball Head, 90° Tilt
  • Bubble Level, Quick Release Plate
  • Carrying Bag with Shoulder Strap
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Vortex HC-2 overview

  • 1Description

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
In the Box
Vortex HC-2 High Country Tripod with Quick Release Ball Head
  • Tripod Bag
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Vortex HC-2 specs

    General
    Load Capacity 5.0 lb (2.3 kg)
    Maximum Height 52.3" (132.8 cm)
    Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 46.0" (116.8 cm)
    Minimum Height 15.0" (38.1 cm)
    Folded Length 21.0" (53.3 cm)
    Weight 2.2 lb (1.0 kg)
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    Head Type Ball
    Quick Release Yes, 1/4"-20 mount
    Dimensions 3.4 x 1.5" (8.6 x 3.8 cm)
    Weight 7.8 oz (221.1 g)
    Legs
    Material Aluminum alloy
    Head Attachment Fitting 3/8"-16
    Leg Stages/Sections 4
    Leg Lock Type Flip
    Independent Leg Spread Yes
    Spiked/Retractable Feet No
    Center Brace No
    Center Column
    Center Column Type Rapid
    Center Column Sections 1
    Bubble Level Yes
    Ballast Hook Yes
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.6 x 4.0 x 3.7"

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