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Davis & Sanford ProVista Tripod with V12 Head

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Davis & Sanford ProVista Tripod with V12 Head
Key Features
  • Supports Up to 11 lbs (5kg)
  • V12 Fluid Head
  • Geared Center Post
  • Self-aligning Metal Leg Locks
The Davis and Sanford ProVista Tripod with V12 Head is a black aluminum tripod system that features the V12 fluid video head and double-strut top legs, offering rigid support for a variety of applications. With its self-locking geared center post, it achieves a maximum height of 78" and is capable of supporting cameras weighing up to 11 lbs. A built-in center brace and non-skid rubber feet further keep your camera grounded, making this affordable, lightweight tripod ideal for educational, industrial, and other field or studio applications.
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Davis & Sanford ProVista V12 Tripod System Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Dual-strut Design
  • 3Extra Stability
  • 4Elevation Adjustment
  • 5Capacity

The Davis and Sanford ProVista Tripod with V12 Head is a black aluminum tripod system that features the V12 fluid video head and double-strut top legs, offering rigid support for a variety of applications. With its self-locking geared center post, it achieves a maximum height of 78" and is capable of supporting cameras weighing up to 11 lbs. A built-in center brace and non-skid rubber feet further keep your camera grounded, making this affordable, lightweight tripod ideal for educational, industrial, and other field or studio applications.

Dual-strut Design

Updated dual strut video design with geared center post is offered in this model for field, studio, educational or industrial applications.

Extra Stability

The double-strut top leg section for extra stability consists of two sections at 3/4" diameter, and one section of 1-1/4" diameter tubing.

Elevation Adjustment

A self-locking gear mechanism provides precise, silky smooth, "No-Drift" elevation adjustment.

Capacity

This system handles mid-sized camcorders up to 11 lbs (5kg).

Davis & Sanford ProVista V12 Tripod System Specs

Maximum Height78.0" (198 cm)
Maximum Height w/o Column Extended56.0" (142.2 cm)
Minimum Height31.0" (78.7 cm)
Folded Length34.0" (86 cm)
Load Capacity11 lbs (5 kg)
Leg Stages/Sections2/3
Leg Lock TypeQuick Flip
Independent Leg SpreadNo
Center Column Sections1
Center Column TypeGeared
Center BraceYes
Spiked FeetRubber Feet
Head TypeV12
Camera Tie-Down Screw1/4"-20
Head Mount Thread Size3/8"-16 for mounting V12 head to tripod
Leveling Bubble/IlluminatedNo
Weight9.0 lbs (4.1 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)37 x 8 x 7.5"
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