Vanguard VEO 2 265AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head (Gray, 4.9')

Vanguard VEO 2 265AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head (Gray, 4.9')

Vanguard VEO 2 265AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head (Gray, 4.9')

B&H # VAV2265AB MFR # VEO 2 265AB
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Product Highlights

  • Load Capacity: 17.6 lb
  • Max Height: 59"
  • Min Height: 7.25"
  • Folded Length: 16.25"
  • 5 Leg Sections with 1/4 Twist Locks
  • Weight: 3.38 lb, Rubber Handle on 1 Leg
  • VEO 2 BH-50 Arca-Compatible Ball Head
  • Arca-Type Compatible QR Plate Included
  • Bubble Level on Head
  • Loop for Counterbalance
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The gray-finished Vanguard VEO 2 265AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head combines the VEO 2 265AB aluminum legs with the BH-50 ball head. Ideal for travel, wildlife, and studio work, the tripod weighs 3.38 lb, and has an extended load capacity of 17.6 lb for heavy cameras or long lenses. It can rise to 59", and folds down to a compact 16.25". The tripod's 4-section legs feature advanced twist locks that require only 1/4 turn and individual spread in 20°, 45°, and 80° positions for easy setup on uneven terrain or spreading out as low as 7.6" for macro photography. A loop for a counterweight is provided for extra stability. The BH-50 has 3 independent dedicated knobs for locking, panning, and friction control. It includes an Arca-type quick release and a compatible camera plate.

Intuitive and simple to set the tripod into desired position: Exclusive and innovative central column system that allows you to set the central column and tripod legs in less than 15 seconds.
Aluminum material for lightweight, robust, and long-lasting working or playing sessions.
Multi-action ball head with 3 independent knobs for lock, pan, and friction control operation. Ergonomic knobs provide up to 17.6-pound work load performance for quality images. Arca compatible QR plate included.
Advanced twist lock system for fast and rock solid position setting. Extend the 5 sections in a matter of seconds.
Highly engineered leg tubes for smooth and precise leg extensions.
Dedicated suspension loop on canopy to accommodate counterbalance weights or bags for additional stability.
Independent leg positioning at 3 different angles (20°, 45°, and 80°) for more versatility and possibilities to adapt to uneven terrain enabling you to shoot more creative pictures.
Non-slip, all-weather TPU grip on 1 leg for the perfect hand grip.
Bonus tripod bag with extension system to accommodate any standard size tripod head.
UPC: 026196349488
In the Box
Vanguard VEO 2 265AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head (Gray, 4.9')
  • VEO 2 BH-50 Ball Head
  • Quick Shoe Release Plate QS-60S
  • Tripod Bag
  • VEO 2 265A Aluminum Tripod Legs
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Limited 8-Year Warranty Extension after Product Registration
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    Vanguard 265AB specs

    Tripod Head
    Head Type Ball Head
    Quick Release Plate Type QS-60S
    Pan & Tilt Range
    Lateral Tilt -90 to +40
    Panning Range 360
    General
    Load Capacity 17.6 lb / 8 kg
    Maximum Working Height 59.0" / 150.0 cm
    Minimum Working Height 7.2" / 18.4 cm
    Folded Length 16.25" / 41.2 cm
    Materials Aluminum Alloy
    Weight 3.4 lb / 1.5 kg
    Legs
    Leg Lock Type Twist Lock
    Leg Positions 3 Positions
    Independent Leg Spread Yes
    Leg Sections 5
    Leg Diameter 1.0" / 26 mm
    Tripod Feet Features Rubber
    Center Column
    Center Column Extension Type Rapid
    Lateral / 90-Degree Center Column No
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.7 x 4.7 x 4.6"

    Vanguard 265AB reviews

    VEO 2 265AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head (Gray, 4.9') is rated 1.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible ball head Vanguard VEO 2 265AB. I really like the legs of this tripod, its very sturdy and lightweight. The big problem here is the ball head, even when everything is full tight , it is very loose. I have a Nikon D750 with 16 35 lens, only 1/8 of the weight it can hold. I added a Mefoto Backpacker ball head replacing the Vanguard. One more thing about Vanguard ball head, the pano screw is very unconfortable, when you shot vertical the camera is very close to it, making it hard to move your fingers.
    Date published: 2018-05-22
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dont buy Vangurd VEO 2 265AB. I really wanted to like this tripod. Is super light weight and sturdy enough. It has 2 very critical problems: - Ball head. The ballhead has a very bad design. The pano screw is very unconfortable, when you shoot vertical the camera is very close to the screw, so yours fingers cant reach it.� - Clean. This is the MAJOR PROBLEM to me. You cant disassamble the twist leg locks to clean it. This is talking much about the tripod, is not for professionals. I only used it once, on the beach, now it is full of sand inside and two legs are blocked. I can hear the sand moving inside. Contacted to Vanguard and they told me I just cant disassamble the legs, not possible. I have to take it with them to repair it. As I told before, has only 1 use! Im very disappointed with the brand. This is my first time trying Vanguard (already had manfrotto, mefoto and benro) and this buy was by far the worse.
    Date published: 2018-06-01
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