Robus RC-8860 Vantage Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod

BH #RORC8860 • MFR #RC-8860
Robus
Robus RC-8860 Vantage Series 5 Carbon Fiber Tripod
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 77 lb
  • Maximum Height: 63.8"
  • Minimum Height: 4"
  • Folded Length: 24.5"
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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-8860 Vantage Series 5 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 63.8", these substantial cylinders combine with the tripod's anodized CNC-machined spider to support video or still camera rigs weighing up to 77 lb.
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Load Capacity
55 lb
77 lb
Maximum Height
58"
63"
70"
80"
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Robus Vantage Series 5 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 210x Carbon Fiber Legs
  • 3CNC-Machined Aluminum Spider
  • 4Interchangeable Top Plates
  • 5All Surface Capable
  • 6Variable Leg Angles
  • 7Twist Leg Locks
  • 8Tactile and Comfortable Rubber Leg Grips

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-8860 Vantage Series 5 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 63.8", these substantial cylinders combine with the tripod's anodized CNC-machined spider to support video or still camera rigs weighing up to 77 lb.

Shooting outdoors can definitely be a challenge, especially when doing macro or close up photography on the ground. But with three variable leg angles of 25, 55, and 85°, plus independent leg spread, the tripod can be splayed out to a minimum height of just 4". The tripod's central spider features a lock to loosen the yoke and a safety pull latch that releases the finely machined top plate. This permits interchangeability with the included 75mm video bowl. There's also an optional center column available that extends the RC-8860's maximum height to 78.6".

A quarter turn of the tripod's twist-locks retracts the 4-section legs to a reasonable folded length of 24.5". Two of the legs have tactile rubber grips that ensure a secure hold as you carry the support from one place to another. Additionally, a 3/8"-16 socket at the end of each leg allows you to swap out the standard feet for the included spikes or wide rubber feet to accommodate different terrains and surfaces.

With a possible 78" reach, a 77 lb weight capacity, and a folded length of less than 25", the tripod's notable stability and performance-based features ensure its place as a favorite go-to-support solution for professionals and dedicated enthusiasts.

10x Carbon Fiber Legs

Provides stability and dampen vibrations, which would cause shake in the camera.

CNC-Machined Aluminum Spider

The CNC-machined spider features a lock to loosen the yoke and a safety pull latch that releases the top plate, which has a counterweight hook on the bottom. The anodized spider also features a strap mount and an integrated bubble level that ensures your horizons are always leveled.

Interchangeable Top Plates

A finely machined top plate features a smooth anodized finish, a chamfered leading edge for ease of installation, and a 3/8"-16 threaded head mount. The 75mm bowl is interchangeable with the top plate and mounts into the spider in the same fashion. There's also an optional center column available that extends the RC-8860's maximum height to 78.6".

All Surface Capable

Accommodate different terrains and surfaces via the three different sets of feet. The standard rubber feet, wide rubber feet, and spikes are all interchangeable via the 3/8"-16 socket at the end of each leg.

Variable Leg Angles

Three variable leg angles of 25, 55, and 85° with independent leg spread accommodate uneven terrain and allow you to shoot at a minimum height of 4".

Twist Leg Locks

Twist Locks that open with a quarter turn to extend to a maximum height of 63.8" or collapse the 4-sections of the leg in a quick and timely manner.

Tactile and Comfortable Rubber Leg Grips

Heavyweight rubber sleeves on two legs provide a secure, comfortable and balanced grip under any weather conditions.
UPC: 847628007505

Robus Vantage Series 5 Specs

General
Load Capacity77 lb / 34.93 kg
Maximum Working Height63.8" / 162.1 cm
Minimum Working Height4" / 10.2 cm
Folded Length24.5" / 62.23 cm
Head Mount Type3/8"-16 Male
Weight6.3 lb / 2.86 kg
MaterialsAluminum Alloy, Carbon Fiber
Bubble LevelYes
Legs
Leg Lock TypeTwist Lock
Leg Positions3 Positions
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections4
Leg Diameter1.42" / 36 mm
1.26" / 32 mm
1.10" / 28 mm
0.98" / 25 mm
Feet FeaturesRubber, Spiked, Wide Feet
Center Column
Packaging Info
Package Weight9.55 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)27 x 7 x 6.1"
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Asked by: George
Both have similar specifications on paper. In terms of differences, the Leofoto LN-364C is just a tad bit lighter in weight and shorter in folded length. The Robus 8860 has a 10-year warranty compared to the Leofoto's 2-year limited. The Robus also comes with more feet accessories than the Leofoto.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2020-12-28

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Would this be a good tripod to use with the Edelkrone JibONE?
Asked by: James
This is an excellent choice for the Eldelkrone JibOne. You should definitely weight it down with something like a sandbag or a bag filled with heavy gear with the provided hook.
Answered by: Luis L
Date published: 2020-12-04

What is the recommended 75mm leveling-base, ...

What is the recommended 75mm leveling-base, compatible with the Robus 75mm video bowl supplied with this tripod, that will support 50+ Lbs (well within the 77 Lb rating of the RC-8860)?
Asked by: Eric
For a leveling base that can handle 50+ pounds, I would recommend the following leveling base: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1576484-REG/leofoto_lb_75_75mm_leveling_base_with.html
Answered by: Stephen G
Date published: 2020-11-03

What is the diameter of the top plate?

What is the diameter of the top plate?
Asked by: William
Diameter 3.34" / 8.48 cm
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-08-21

Will this work with the Arca-Swiss Monoball P0 ...

Will this work with the Arca-Swiss Monoball P0 with Panning System ? or is the tripod base too big ?
Asked by: Pall Silvan
It will work, you will probably have a 1/2" extra around the base. Typically tripods without center columns have similar size discs or flat plates. If you wanted a smaller base for the head, you can look at tripods with center columns.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2019-08-13

Which 75mm ball is reco'd for this setup? Will ...

Which 75mm ball is reco'd for this setup? Will the Manfrotto's work? I have a Manfrotto head and ball on their sticks now.
Asked by: Richard
Any 75 mm Manfrotto Video Head will most likely work. We do do not have a specific Ball Head to recommend.
Answered by: Gradus Support
Date published: 2019-05-24

what is the eyelet attachment on the top side of ...

what is the eyelet attachment on the top side of the tripod?
Asked by: Daniel
The eyelet shaped ring on the tripod is designed to attach a carrying strap to it.
Answered by: Gradus Support
Date published: 2019-10-11

How does the apex/spider differ between the 3 ...

How does the apex/spider differ between the 3 series and the 5 series? I see that the leg diameters increase, but is the mounting plate the same diameter and the distance from leg to leg around the apex the same? Just trying get a sense of how they differ dimensionally at the apex and whether there's additional rigidity and vibration damping benefits in the larger series beyond just increased tube diameters. Thanks!
Asked by: Chris
The mounting plate and the distance from leg to leg on both the 5 series and the 3 series are the same, the additional rigidity and vibration damping benefits in the larger series are only due to the increased thickness of the legs as well as larger modular feet.
Answered by: Gradus Support
Date published: 2020-05-06
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