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Robus RC-5558 Vantage Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod

BH #RORC5558 • MFR #RC-5558
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Robus RC-5558 Vantage Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 55 lb
  • Maximum Height: 58.5"
  • Minimum Height: 3.7"
  • Folded Length: 22.5"
When your career depends on that next shot, you need a tripod that's much more than just three legs to stand on. Meeting and succeeding that need, we have the RC-5558 Vantage Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod, one of a series of tripods from Robus that delivers performance to satiate the most demanding image-makers, regardless of the conditions or terrain in the field. The 10x carbon fiber legs feature wide, stable leg tube diameters. Even at maximum extension of 58.5", these substantial cylinders combine with the tripod's anodized CNC-machined spider to support video or still camera rigs weighing up to 55 lb.
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Load Capacity
55 lb
77 lb
Maximum Height
58"
63"
70"
80"
Leg Sections
3
4
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Hello For 75mm half ball fluid head do I have to ...

Hello For 75mm half ball fluid head do I have to purchase an adaptor as well? Any recommendations? Thanks
Asked by: Fraz
I have a gimbal head whose base is 75mm and it fits the tripod perfectly. I shouldn't think you would need any sort of adapter.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-01-29

The product photos and video show the legs being ...

The product photos and video show the legs being used in water. But I don't see anything in the description that claims they are waterproof. Are these legs waterproof?
Asked by: David
This tripod is not waterproof, however you can use it in water and then wash it clean with fresh water and dry completely before assembly.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-11

Where is this Robus tripod made? Also is it ...

Where is this Robus tripod made? Also is it waterproof construction... can it be used in streams and water?
Asked by: Dan
Country of origin China and this is Carbon Fiber Tripod You can use it in any water (salt or streams ) carbon fiber does not rust
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-02-17

What is the diameter of the top plate?

What is the diameter of the top plate?
Asked by: Kenneth
I got the same dimensions as Ryan. The ballhead mounting flange is 74.5mm diameter.
Answered by: Mike
Date published: 2020-05-12

Will the ProMediaGear 75mm Half Ball (B&H # ...

Will the ProMediaGear 75mm Half Ball (B&H # PRTRBU75) work with the included 75mm video bowl?
Asked by: Greg
I have the RC-8880, not the RC-5558. But I ordered the ProMediaGear 75mm Half Ball for my tripod, and while it did indeed "fit" perfectly into the Robus's video bowl, the bottom handle of the PMG half ball, where it meets the bottom of the ball, is too wide - much wider than the Robus HBLA-75M Half Ball; and thus the travel is severely limited to the point where it's practically useless, and I had to immediately return the PMG Half Ball. Look at the pictures of the PMG Pro-Stix Half Ball and the Robus HBLA-75M Half Ball and you'll see what I mean. Look how much narrower the handle of the Robus Half Ball is (where the handle meets the bottom of the ball). The narrower handle is needed to allow the ball to tilt fully inside the bowl, and the PMG does not allow for that. It's too bad, because the PMG load capacity was rated much higher than any other compatible half ball that I could find (although I was unable to find the rated load capacity of the Robus HBLA-75M). I ended up forgoing the bowl setup and just sticking with the Leofoto LB-75S Leveling Base, which I had also just bought, but I may want to give the Robus Half Ball a try at some point too.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2023-01-04

What is the folded diameter of this tripod? I ...

What is the folded diameter of this tripod? I need something sturdy for a small astro rig, but also small enough to hike in with.
Asked by: Chris
It is roughly 5.5 inches at the largest point.
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2021-07-13

What is the purpose of the two silver fittings on ...

What is the purpose of the two silver fittings on the side of the yoke ?
Asked by: Simeon
It is for a carry strap and the other is the release for the top plate.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-19

Will this tripod support my Canon 600mm III and ...

Will this tripod support my Canon 600mm III and R5 camera body ?
Asked by: Anna
Yes, the Robus RC-5558 Vantage Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod will support your Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM Lens and Canon R5 camera.
Answered by: samikg
Date published: 2023-07-31
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