Daiwa / Slik DST-3 Lightweight 2-Stage Tripod System

Daiwa / Slik DST-3 Lightweight 2-Stage Tripod System

Daiwa / Slik DST-3 Lightweight 2-Stage Tripod System

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Daiwa / Slik DST-3 Lightweight 2-Stage Tripod System

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  • Supports 6.6 lb

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The Daiwa / Slik DST-3 Lightweight 2-Stage Tripod System tripod system provides stabile and reliable support for Mini DV camcorders weighing up to 6 lbs. Features a spring loaded fluid head with 60mm ball head for smooth tilt movements from +90 to -52 degrees. Its lightweight aluminum tripod with multi-angle locks provides for outstanding lightness and stability allowing the system to be easily carried and rapidly deployed into action.

Die-cast aluminum dual-stage tripod
Multi-angle leg locks for very low angle positioning
All-metal head and quick release platform with separate pan and tilt locks and sliding camera post
60mm ball leveler
Maximum support for camera's up to 6.6 lbs.
Carrying case included
UPC: 049368701402
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Daiwa / Slik DST-3 Lightweight 2-Stage Tripod System
  • Quick Release Plate
  • Carrying Case
  • 1-Year Parts and 90 Days Labor Warranty
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    Daiwa / Slik DST-3 specs

    Load Capacity 6.6 lbs (2.99 kg)
    Mount/Base 60mm Half Ball
    Balance Plate Yes, Fixed
    Pan & Tilt Range 360°, +90/-52°
    Pan & Tilt Drag Preset Setting
    Leveling Bubble/Illuminated Yes / No
    Material Aluminum
    Leg Stages/Sections 2/3
    Minimum Height 29.72 (75.49 cm)
    Maximum Height 57.28" (145.49 cm)
    Folded Length 29.7" (75.44 cm)
    Weight 6.11 lbs (2.77 kg)
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    Package Weight 9.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 32.6 x 6.8 x 6.3"

    Daiwa / Slik DST-3 reviews

    DST-3 Lightweight 2-Stage Tripod System is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice light tripod for small camcorders I bought the DST-3 as a lightweight tripod alternative for my Canon XF100 Camcorder. Normally I shoot with a Gitzo tripod and Miller DS5 Head. But that rig can get heavy on long hikes to a shoot. Overall the DST-3 is a good buy for the price. Really smooth head, with claw-ball leveler, sturdy legs and folds up small. On the negative side, it's unstable on uneven surfaces. On hillsides and broken ground it wants to tip over, because the leg spread is a little narrow on the default setting. Legs do have two other positions to make the tripod much more stable, but not as high. Again, this is a great starter tripod for serious videographers or for a second camera or lockdown shots.
    Date published: 2013-01-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really nice little tripod with pro features. First of all, it's a three stage tripod, very light, like a downsized gitzo only easier and quicker to extend/break down. Cushioned leg grips and retracting feet reveal spikes for outdoors. Loop for hanging center weight. Half ball for quick leveling. Includes a very nice bag, too.
    Date published: 2015-09-08
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