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Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod with VH-A30 Tilt Monopod Head Kit

BH #OBCTM2500K • MFR #CTM-2500/VH-R2
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Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod with VH-A30 Tilt Monopod Head Kit
Key Features
  • 26 lb Load Capacity
  • Collapses to 19.9"
  • Lightweight - Under 2 lb
  • 6x Carbon Fiber Construction
The CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod with VH-A30 Tilt Monopod Head Kit is a B&H Photo Kit which includes the CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod and the VH-A30 Tilt Monopod Head.
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Oben CTM-2500 Overview

The CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod with VH-A30 Tilt Monopod Head Kit is a B&H Photo Kit which includes the CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod and the VH-A30 Tilt Monopod Head.

Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod

The Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod is an extremely lightweight yet sturdy one-legged camera support that enables you to capture steady shots without needing to carry or set up a full tripod. The monopod has an anti-rotation shaft, so its twist locks can be disengaged all at once to deploy each leg stage instantly, making setup a breeze. Maximum height is 65", which facilitates comfortable operation for almost all users.

The CTM-2500 is composed of 6x carbon fiber to achieve its light weight, while ensuring its stability. It can bear loads up to 26 lb, so you can mount any DSLR camera with almost any lens, a point & shoot model, or even a full-sized camcorder.

For fine control over camera orientation, you can also attach a head to the monopod's reversible 3/8"-16 & 1/4"-20 mounting screw. Three set screws underneath the collar enable you to fasten the head securely to the plate. An Allen key is included & attached to the top leg section, so you're always ready to make adjustments.

The five-section monopod collapses to just 17.3", so you can stow it in almost any carry-on bag. At only 1.05 lb, it's the perfect travel companion – lightweight, compact, and simple to operate – but highly capable and ready in an instant to help you capture the perfect shot.

Reversible 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 screw for mounting any camera or head
Metal spike emerges from rubber foot, for extra stability in grass, gravel, and other loose terrain
Foam grip protects your camera by ensuring that your grip doesn't slip
For a second line of security and more stable shooting, wrap the attached strap snugly around your wrist
Wrist strap features belt clip for convenient hands-free carrying
UPC: 847628014664

Oben VH-A30 Tilt Head for Monopods

This VH-A30 Tilt Head for Monopods from Oben provides the support and control you need when you're shooting nature, wildlife, and sports. The head features a load capacity of 33 lb, making it sturdy and strong enough for any camera and lens combination you're likely to use on a monopod. The solidly-built head features 180° of vertical tilt with an ergonomic tilt lock that's located right where you hold your monopod, so effortless friction adjustment can be done with one hand.

The VH-A30 boasts durable aluminum construction that will stand up to the most demanding use, and the head is equipped with an Arca-type QR-20 quick release plate that's perfect for quickly mounting and swapping cameras. Additionally, an integrated bubble level helps you level your camera, so your exposures are aligned with the horizon, a plus when you're shooting sports or nature.

Sturdy and Strong

The VH-A30 boasts a load capacity of 33 pounds, which is more than enough for any camera and lens combination you're likely to use on a monopod. Solid aluminum construction weathers the elements and tolerates the most demanding use, whether you're shooting wildlife, nature, or a sporting event.

Light and Compact

If you're going to be running up and down the sidelines to keep up with the action, you can't use gear that slows you down. Weighing less than a pound, when you need to make a quick location change, you can easily slip the tilt head into your coat pocket.

180° Tilt

The ability to quickly change your aim is one thing a monopod does best. The VH-A30 tilt head delivers the flexibility to adjust your camera's angle, and still maintain control over the camera and lens. The VH-A30 tilts a full 90° up or down, and the locking knob lets you easily adjust the tension on the ball.

Bubble Level

Shooting with a monopod makes it challenging to keep your camera level. A glance at the integrated bubble level helps you align your camera with the horizon and keep your shots level.

Quick Release Plate

The ability to quickly attach your camera and lens, and quickly move your camera from a tripod to a monopod, is vital when you're shooting nature, wildlife, and sports. The included QR-20 Quick Release plate lets you mount and unmount your camera from the head with a simple twist of the wrist, and the plate is also available separately, so you can attach one to each of your cameras for fast and effortless swapping.
UPC: 847628021969

Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod Specs

Monopod Head
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20 Male, 3/8"-16 Male
Leg
Leg Lock TypeTwist Lock
Leg Sections5
General
Load Capacity26 lb / 11.8 kg
Maximum Working Height65" / 165.1 cm
Closed Length17.3" / 43.9 cm
MaterialsCarbon Fiber
Weight1.05 lb / 470 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.42 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20.6 x 3.15 x 3.05"

Oben VH-A30 Tilt Head for Monopods Specs

Head TypeTilt Head
Material of ConstructionAluminum
Load Capacity33 lb / 15 kg
Vertical Tilt Adjustment Range+90° to -90°
Base Mount Thread Size3/8"-16
Camera Mounting Screw1/4"-20
Bubble Level1
Dimensions3.5 x 3.6 x 2.4" / 8.9 x 9.1 x 6.1 cm
Weight12.4 oz / 352 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.995 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.6 x 4 x 3"
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What is the maximum height the CTM-2500 extends to?
Asked by: Anonymous
This monopod has a maximum height of 65 (165.1cm).
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Can this monopod also be used as a walking stick?
Asked by: Anonymous
I wouldn't recommend using this as a walking stick unless the situation demands it. The design of this monopod and the carbon fiber materials are not intended for the type of strain to be put on it such that one would commonly apply and count on applying to a walking stick. If you are just wanting to carry it to move the occasional stone or ward off a stray dog it would be fine.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2021-01-19

Which tilt head comes as part of this kit? The ...

Which tilt head comes as part of this kit? The VH-A30 or the VH-R2? Your ad is misleading!
Asked by: Andriano
Sorry for the confusion in the overview blurb. The head that comes with this is the A30.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-01-24

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Is Oben's QRA-R2 Quick Release Assembly compatible with The Manfrotto 200PL Quick Release Plate with 1/4 -20 Screw and 3/8 Bushing Adapter is the replacement quick release plate for all heads that use the RC2 (3157N)
Asked by: Anonymous
Can the rubber feet and spike be remove? I would like to mount this monopod to hydraulic universal three feet support stand.
Answered by: Samuel C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

will this monopod support a 600mm lens ?

will this monopod support a 600mm lens ?
Asked by: Anna
The Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod has a load capacity of 26 lb / 11.8 kg. This will support a 600mm lens.
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2022-01-07

Just bought this and the screw doesn't fit my ...

Just bought this and the screw doesn't fit my Nikon D500. Do I need an adapter?
Asked by: Ellen
I believe you can turn that screw over and it should fit... Take it out ,, turn it over....
Answered by: Jimmy
Date published: 2020-11-20

can this also be used, successfully, as a walking ...

can this also be used, successfully, as a walking stick?
Asked by: nick
NIck: I have seen people use a tree limb of a walking stick so I assume you are asking if it would be a good replacement for or equal to a say a Komperdell walking stick. For me it would depend on how much hiking you do and whether or not your are taking photographs as you hike. As an avid hiker, backpacker and photographer I would put the monopod in my pack and pick up my pair of Komperdell sticks and use the monopod for what it was made for when I was taking pictures. Bob
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2021-01-21

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Is the quick release base Arca Swiss compatible ?
Asked by: Anonymous
I don't think so. it measures 48mm across the base and 50mm long while the Arca Swiss site shows 38cm.
Answered by: Roy F.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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