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Vanguard VEO 3 GO 265HCB Carbon Fiber Tripod/Monopod with BH-120 Ball Head, Smartphone Connector, and Bluetooth Remote

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Vanguard VEO 3 GO 265HCB Carbon Fiber Tripod/Monopod with BH-120 Ball Head, Smartphone Connector, and Bluetooth Remote
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 22.0 lb
  • Maximum Height: 65.5"
  • Folded Length: 16.1"
  • Leg Sections: 5, Weight: 3.1 lb
This VEO 3 GO 265HCB Carbon Fiber Tripod/Monopod with BH-120 Ball Head from Vanguard is a support system that features a tripod with a detachable leg and removable center column that can be combined to form a monopod with a 66.9" height. Cameras, lenses, or sport optics that are compatible with a 1/4"-20 mount can be connected to the included quick release plate, which is secured to the tripod/monopod's ball head using an Arca-type quick release clamp. The BH-120 Ball Head is removable, provides up to a 91° tilt for portrait orientation and 360° of independent rotation, and can be locked into place along its range of movement. Also provided is a smartphone connector and a Bluetooth remote, allowing the monopod formed by the detachable leg and removable center column to be used as a smartphone selfie stick.
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Material of Construction
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Vanguard VEO 3 GO 265HCB Tripod with BH-120 B... Overview

This VEO 3 GO 265HCB Carbon Fiber Tripod/Monopod with BH-120 Ball Head from Vanguard is a support system that features a tripod with a detachable leg and removable center column that can be combined to form a monopod with a 66.9" height. Cameras, lenses, or sport optics that are compatible with a 1/4"-20 mount can be connected to the included quick release plate, which is secured to the tripod/monopod's ball head using an Arca-type quick release clamp. The BH-120 Ball Head is removable, provides up to a 91° tilt for portrait orientation and 360° of independent rotation, and can be locked into place along its range of movement. Also provided is a smartphone connector and a Bluetooth remote, allowing the monopod formed by the detachable leg and removable center column to be used as a smartphone selfie stick.

When configured as a tripod, the VEO 3 GO 265HCB Carbon Fiber Tripod/Monopod with BH-120 Ball Head supports up to 22.0 lb and measures 16.1" when folded. Each of its 5-section legs features an independent spread, a 3-position angle lock, and twist locks for rapid deployment. As a tripod, it can be set to a minimum height when its removable, push-and-pull, rapid center column is substituted with the included Low-Angle Adapter. Together, the three legs can be extended to obtain a maximum height of 49.6 or 65.5" when used with the center column fully raised. Each of the carbon fiber legs includes a rubber foot, and to further enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces, including soft or uneven soil, a set of spiked feet is also provided.

For added versatility, the center column is reversible, facilitating lower-angle photography where an attached camera is positioned among the tripod's legs instead of above them.

A carry bag is provided for storage and transport.

Use and Handling

  • Supports up to 22.0 lb
  • Push-and-pull, twist-lock rapid center column with ballast hook for rapid camera, lens, or sport optic positioning
  • Can be set for a maximum height of 49.6", or 65.5" with the center column fully raised
  • Can be set to a minimum height when its removable, push-and-pull, rapid center column is substituted with the included Low-Angle Adapter
  • Center column is reversible, facilitating lower-angle photography where an attached camera is positioned among the tripod's legs instead of above them
  • Legs each feature 5 sections, with twist locks for fast deployment, and can be independently spread
  • Legs can be locked at 21, 50, or 80° angles
  • Rubber feet help to enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces
  • Spiked feet are also provided to further enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces, including soft or uneven soil
  • Weighs 3.1 lb, measures 16.1" when legs are reversed 180° and folded
  • Arca-type BH-120 Ball Head provides up to a 91° tilt for portrait orientation and 360° of independent rotation, and it can be locked into place along its range of movement
  • Removable center column and one detachable tripod leg can be configured as a monopod with a 66.9" height along with the included ball head
  • Included smartphone connector and Bluetooth remote allow the monopod formed by the detachable leg and removable center column to be used as a smartphone selfie stick

Construction Details

  • Carbon fiber legs
  • BH-120 Arca-type ball head
  • QS-60 V2 Arca-type aluminum alloy quick release plate with 1/4"-20 mount, D-ring, and rubberized, anti-slip surface
  • 1/4"-20 to 3/8"-16 reversible mount for center column allows attachment of accessories that feature 3/8"-16 accessory threads
  • Included carry bag for storage and transport of the tripod with ball head
UPC: 026196354307

Vanguard VEO 3 GO 265HCB Tripod with BH-120 B... Specs

Head
Head TypeBall Head
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male
Quick Release Plate TypeQS-60 V2
Independent Pan LockYes
Pan & Tilt Range
Lateral Tilt-91° to +35°
Panning Range360°
General
Load Capacity22 lb / 9.98 kg
Maximum Working Height65.5" / 166.4 cm
Max Height without Center Column49.6" / 125.98 cm
Closed Length16.1" / 40.9 cm
MaterialsCarbon Fiber
Weight3.1 lb / 1.41 kg
Legs
Leg Lock TypeTwist Lock
Leg Positions3 Positions
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections5
Feet FeaturesRubber, Removable, Spiked
Detachable Monopod
Maximum Working Height66.9" / 169.93 cm
Leg Sections5
Monopod Foot FeaturesRemovable, Rubber, Spiked
Center Column
Center Column FeaturesBallast Hook, Removable, Reversible
Center Column ShapeRound
Center Column Sections2
Center Column Extension TypeRapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Center ColumnNo
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.185 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)17.2 x 4.6 x 4.5"

Vanguard VEO 3 GO 265HCB Tripod with BH-120 B... Reviews

Great Travel Tripod

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-30

It's light, tall, and sturdy. I saw the other review complaining about the lack of rigidity, and tried it out. Well, it's very rigid when the center column is retracted, and less so when extended. To be honest, this is expected. You're buying a travel tripod that is light and small and portable. It's not going to compete in terms of rigidity with the big and heavy tripods that you don't wish to haul around while you travel. If you're willing to sacrifice some height and retract the center column to the minimum you'll get a very rigid tripod at a decent height. If you're still not satisfied, you can retract the thinner feet as well for even more rigidity. But if you ever want the extra height and care less about rigidity (aka. you're not doing long exposure), you'll have that option as well. And if you're limited in space, you can easily convert it to a really tall monopod. All in all, it's a really versatile tripod and if you're anywhere below 6'7 it should comfortably reach your eye level.

Wanted to love, but very shaky!

By Britt
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-25

I wanted to love and keep this tripod. It’s design is beautiful. Great height to folded size ratio. Light. Quality feeling ball head. Reasonable price point. But it wiggles like a bowl of jello in a helicopter. I put my camera and 135mm lens on it and noticed the movement immediately. I weighted it with a bag, then lightly tapped the side of my camera and it took 5-7 seconds to fully settle. But it did not stay settled. I was outdoors. When ever a breeze came along 2-3 mph) it would clearly vibrate the camera as shown through the lcd image. The carbon fiber legs and post are clearly not thick or rigid enough to maintain stillness in many situations. I did the same test with my old tripod of same size and weight and it stopped wiggling immediately after being tapped with no weight attached. And the breeze did not vibrate my camera. If you only work indoors, and are willing to wait 8-10 seconds for your camera to settle after each shot, then maybe you can live with this tripod. But most photographers I know want something that works in most situations, indoors or out, and settles immediately after each time you touch the camera, which clearly disqualifies this unit.

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