Benro TSL08AN00 Slim Aluminum-Alloy Tripod with Ball Head

Benro TSL08AN00 Slim Aluminum-Alloy Tripod with Ball Head

Benro TSL08AN00 Slim Aluminum-Alloy Tripod with Ball Head

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Product Highlights

  • Slim-Profile Tripod
  • Folded Width: 3.2", Folded Length: 20.1"
  • Load Capacity: 8.8 lb
  • Max Height: 57.6", Min Height: 15.7"
  • Leg Sections: 4, Weight: 2.6 lb
  • Reversible, Rapid Column
  • Aluminum-Alloy Legs, Rubber Feet
  • 1/2-Turn Twist Locks, Bubble Level
  • Magnesium-Alloy Ball Head, 90° Tilt
  • 360° Pan, Arca-Type Compatible Clamp
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Material: Aluminum Alloy

Aluminum Alloy Carbon Fiber

Configuration: Tripod Only

Tripod Only

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Benro TSL08AN00 overview

  • 1Description

This TSL08AN00 Slim Aluminum-Alloy Tripod from Benro supports up to 8.8 lb and includes an Arca-type ball head with quick release plate. Designed to conserve space during storage and transport, the tripod measures 20.1" long and 3.2" wide when folded. Its 4-section legs each feature an independent spread, a 3-position angle lock, half-turn twist locks for rapid deployment, and a rubber foot to enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces. Together, the three legs can be extended and spread to raise the tripod from a minimum height of 15.7" to a maximum height of 48.4" or 57.6" with its push-and-pull, rapid center column fully raised.

Cameras, lenses, or sport optics that are compatible with a 1/4"-20 mount can be connected to the included quick release plate. The quick release plate can be attached or removed from the integrated, Arca-type clamp located at the top of the head's ball-and-socket joint by tightening or loosening the clamp's knurled, locking knob. While the top of the quick release plate features a rubberized, non-slip platform, dual retaining screws are provided along its underside. Those retaining screws help prevent the quick release plate and an attached camera from accidentally sliding off when the clamp it is placed on is opened.

By loosening the ball head's primary locking knob, the head's ball-and-socket joint can be quickly swiveled, angled, fully tilted, or returned to its upright position. Additionally, the primary locking knob controls the ability to pan the head 360°. For added versatility, the tripod's center column is reversible, facilitating low-angle photography where an attached camera is positioned among the tripod's legs instead of above them.

A nylon, drawstring bag is provided for storage and transport.

Use and Handling
  • Supports up to 8.8 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 15.7" to a maximum height of 48.4", or 57.6" with center column fully raised
  • Center column is reversible, facilitating low-angle photography where an attached camera is positioned among the tripod's legs instead of above them
  • Legs each feature 4 sections, a 3-position angle lock, half-turn twist locks for rapid deployment, and can be independently spread
  • Legs can be locked at 21°, 55°, or 80° angles
  • Rubber feet help to enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces
  • Built-in bubble level
  • Weighs 2.6 lb, measures 20.1" long and 3.2" wide when folded
  • Hex key to adjust tension on leg hinges
Construction Details
  • Aluminum-alloy legs
  • Magnesium-alloy ball head with Arca-type quick release clamp
  • Aluminum-alloy quick release plate with 1/4"-20 mount; rubberized, anti-slip surface; and dual retaining screws that prevent the base plate from accidentally sliding off when the clamp it is placed on is opened
  • Drawstring bag for storage and transport
In the Box
Benro TSL08AN00 Slim Aluminum-Alloy Tripod with Ball Head
  • Tripod Bag
  • Hex Key for Leg Hinge Screws
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Benro TSL08AN00 specs

    Tripod Head
    Head Type Ball Head
    Base Mount 3/8"-16 Thread
    Camera Mounting Screw 1/4"-20 Male
    Quick Release Plate Type Arca-Type
    Load Capacity 8.8 lb / 4 kg
    Maximum Working Height 57.6" / 146.3 cm
    Max Height without Center Column 48.4" / 122.9 cm
    Minimum Working Height 15.7" / 39.9 cm
    Materials Aluminum Alloy
    Weight 2.6 lb / 1.2 kg
    Leg Lock Type Twist Lock
    Leg Positions 3 Positions
    Independent Leg Spread Yes
    Leg Sections 4
    Bubble Level Yes
    Center Column
    Center Column Features Ballast Hook, Reversible
    Center Column Sections 1
    Center Column Extension Type Rapid
    Lateral / 90-Degree Center Column No
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.0 x 3.4 x 3.4"

    Benro TSL08AN00 reviews

    TSL08AN00 Slim Aluminum-Alloy Tripod with Ball Head is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for m43 I purchased this little guy for a trip to the Rocky Mountain National Park for use with my Olympus E-M1 II / E-M10 II bodies and assortment of lenses. This tripod exceeded my expectations, particularly the included ball head. No sag whatsoever even with my E-M1 II and 12-40 2.8 Pro �or the PanLeica 100-400. Perfect for traveling with a smaller format kit.
    Date published: 2018-05-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from everything works just as described I've only had this tripod a short time but it does everything I want. It adjusts quickly to uneven terrain and expands and collapses easily.
    Date published: 2018-03-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from very nice I needed a small tripod for hiking:� I'm 64, hike in mountains and haul a DSLR w/ 80-200 and 2 other wider zooms.� Weight is a real concern as I also carry water & emergency gear.� The tripod must be sturdy and I looked at a LOT of them.� I honestly prefer flip-lock legs and would've selected one if it had the same advantages of weight, capacity and price. I haven't used it yet, but I am enthused.� This is a very rugged, very light tripod.� The small Benro head is also very nice.� I'm thinking about changing it, but I'll give it a chance.� It's very light - probably the real limitation on capacity? The twist lock legs aren't so bad.� They're a bit like old HP calculator buttons - you can feel the contact.� To lock, there's a resistance increase and then a firm, but predictable, short hard twist to complete refusal where it's locked. � If it ever dumps my camera, I'll have a different view, of course.� After locking a lock, give it a 'test'.� 3 locks on the alum model means 9 tests, which take more time.� (A flip is just flipped - duh.) To unlock, there are two resistances. With head rolled over, it's exactly 19.0" long - a 'longer, more narrow package than the models that fold shorter and wider. It's 3-1/4" at the widest.� I can pack this narower geometry better. The leg angle adjustments are clean, easy. Three Benro tabs pull out to allow a leg angle change - much easier to operate than my big Manfrotto's (which I love, but cannot haul around very far). The center column locking ring for added extention, which I'll try not to use, has a two-big tab design that would help greatly in cold weather with cold hands.� Nice touch. I appreciate the spring-connected weight hook on the center column, which I'll probably use. I'm pretty impressed with this thing.� B&H had it here in a couple days.
    Date published: 2017-12-06
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