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Slik Pro 340 DX Tripod with SH-705E 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head (Black)

BH #SLP340DXB • MFR #613-338
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Slik Pro 340 DX Tripod with SH-705E 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head (Black)
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 8.8 lb
  • Max Height: 58.0", Min Height: 9.0"
  • Folded Length: 19.3"
  • Leg Sections: 4, Weight: 3.5 lb
This black, SLIK Pro 340 DX Tripod with SH-705E 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head supports up to 8.8 lb, measures 19.3" when folded, and includes a quick release plate. Each of its 4-section legs features an independent spread, a 3-position angle lock, and flip locks for fast deployment. The included push-and-pull, rapid center column is multi-sectional, which allows it to be converted to a shortened center column. This feature permits a minimum height of 18.1", or 9.0" when the center column is shortened. The SLIK Pro 340 DX Tripod provides a maximum height of 45.8", 48.9" with its center column shortened as well as fully raised, and 58.0" with the complete column fully raised.
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Slik 340DX Overview

This black, SLIK Pro 340 DX Tripod with SH-705E 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head supports up to 8.8 lb, measures 19.3" when folded, and includes a quick release plate. Each of its 4-section legs features an independent spread, a 3-position angle lock, and flip locks for fast deployment. The included push-and-pull, rapid center column is multi-sectional, which allows it to be converted to a shortened center column. This feature permits a minimum height of 18.1", or 9.0" when the center column is shortened. The SLIK Pro 340 DX Tripod provides a maximum height of 45.8", 48.9" with its center column shortened as well as fully raised, and 58.0" with the complete column fully raised.

Cameras, sport optics, or camcorders that are compatible with a 1/4"-20 mount can be connected to the quick release plate, which is secured to the tripod's pan-and-tilt head using a quick release cam lock. The head can be rotated 360°, and tilted 90° backwards or forwards, as well as sideways for portrait orientation. Each of these three movements function independently of each other and can be locked into place.

For added versatility, the center column is reversible, facilitating low-angle photography where an attached camera is positioned among the tripod's legs instead of above them. Foam covers on each of the legs provide a secure and comfortable grip while moving the tripod, and rubber feet help to enhance stability on a wide variety of surfaces.

Use and Handling

  • Supports up to 8.8 lb
  • Push-and-pull center column for rapid camera, lens, or sport optic positioning
  • Center column is multi-sectional, allowing it to be converted to a shortened center column that allows the tripod to be set at a minimum height of 18.1", or 9.0" when the column is shortened
  • Tripod can be set to a maximum height of 45.8", 48.9" when the column is shortened as well as fully raised, and 58.0" with the complete column fully raised
  • Column is reversible, facilitating low-angle photography where an attached camera is positioned among the tripod's legs instead of above them
  • Legs each feature four sections, an independent spread, a 3-position angle lock, and a flip lock for rapid deployment
  • Foam covers on each of the legs provide a secure and comfortable grip
  • Rubber feet for stability
  • 3-way, pan-and-tilt head can be rotated 360°, and tilted 90° backwards or forwards, as well as sideways for portrait orientation
  • Rotation, backwards and forwards tilt, as well as portrait orientation tilt each function independently of each other and can be locked into place
  • Weighs 3.5 lb, measures 19.3" when folded

Construction Details

  • Aluminum, magnesium, and titanium-alloy legs with cast-aluminum 3-way, pan-and-tilt head
  • Quick release plate with 1/4"-20 mount with anti-slip, cork surface

Slik 340DX Specs

Head
Head TypePan & Tilt Head
Base Mount1/4"-20 Thread
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male
General
Load Capacity8.8 lb / 4 kg
Maximum Working Height58" / 147.3 cm
Max Height without Center Column45.8" / 116.3 cm
Minimum Working Height9" / 22.9 cm
Folded Length19.3" / 49 cm
MaterialsAluminum Alloy, Magnesium Alloy, Titanium Alloy
Weight3.5 lb / 1.6 kg
Legs
Leg Lock TypeFlip Lock
Independent Leg SpreadYes
Leg Sections4
Bubble LevelNo
Center Column
Center Column Sections2
Center Column Extension TypeRapid
Lateral / 90-Degree Center ColumnNo
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20.1 x 5.6 x 4.6"
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