Oben CT-2331 Carbon Fiber Tripod

Oben CT-2331 Carbon Fiber Tripod

Oben CT-2331 Carbon Fiber Tripod

B&H # OBCT2331 MFR # CT-2331
In Stock
Order in the next 0:00:00 to ship today

Product Highlights

  • Load Capacity: 8.8 lb
  • Max Height: 54.8"
  • Min Height: 5.5"
  • Folded Length: 20.9"
  • Leg Sections: 3
  • Weight: 1.65 lb
  • 6x Carbon Fiber Legs & Center Column
  • Aluminum Alloy Chassis
  • Non-rotating Twist Lock Legs
Show moreShow less

Leg Sections: 3

3 4

Support Weight: 8.8 lb

8.8 lb 17.6 lb

More on the Way

26.4 lb 39.6 lb

Not available with current selections

B&H $500 Gift Card Dash

Share for a chance to win a $500 B&H Gift Card!

Share on Twitter

Share a favorite product for chances to win one of eight $500 B&H Gift Cards!
1 new winner announced every Monday starting Nov 5th!
Limit 1 entry per day: Come back every day to increase your chance of winning.

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Congrats to our winners so far:

Next winner: Nov 19th

James Z. (Wk 1)

Ralph H. (Wk 2)

Official Rules

OFFICIAL B&H $500.00 GIFT CARD DASH SWEEPSTAKE RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash (the "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about October 28, 2018 until on or about December 23, 2018 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share any product found on the B&H website (the "Website") on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links contained on the website using the hashtag #BHWishlist; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total eight (8) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $500.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize at the email address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the email account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only

Email

Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0 VA Sales Tax Collected on This Item
$199.95
Add to Wish List Item in Wish List

Save Up to $130.00

Build Bundle

Oben CT-2331 overview

  • 1Description

The CT-2331 Carbon Fiber Tripod from Oben is a sturdy support for most compact DSLRs, point-and-shoot cameras, or a compact camcorder. With a load capacity of 8.8 lb and a maximum height of 54.8", the tripod offers a number of advanced features that ensure its stability and reliable performance.

The tripod features ergonomically designed rubber twist locks on each leg. Because legs are non-rotating, both of a leg's locks can be disengaged at once with a single twist of the wrist. This enables extremely fast setup of the CT-2331. A thoughtful leg design makes it a simpler task to service and maintain the leg sections.

 With its 6x carbon fiber legs and center column, the CT-2331 is both lightweight (weighs just 1.65 lb) and solid, ready to survive the rigors of professional work. The tripod chassis is aluminum alloy for further strength.

The CT-2331's rapid center column extends with a twist of the butterfly knob. For protecting your camera when the column is retracted quickly, there's a rubber damper under the center-post collar. Steel locking screws underneath the collar enable you to fasten a camera head more securely.

Pull-in/push-out positive leg locks allow you to set the positions of the three legs independently at three different angles. This allows you to shoot from low angles or on uneven terrain. For extreme low-angle shooting, the center column can be split into two sections with the provided hex key. The shorter column leaves no protruding parts under the tripod collar, allowing you to extend the legs out to their maximum angle. For a faster method, the center column is also easily reversible. These features are especially ideal for macro and close-up photography. The retractable metal counterweight hook serves as a stopper at the bottom of the center column.

Ergonomically designed rubber twist locks on each leg are non-rotating so both of a leg's locks can be disengaged at once with a single twist of the wrist enabling fast setup.
Reversible 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 screw fits almost any head
Bubble level on tripod chassis
Center column is grooved to prevent rotation
Split center column for low angle set-up
Spring-loaded metal counterweight hook at the bottom of the center column
Integrated aluminum loop for attaching a shoulder strap
A removable rubber cap on each leg provides stability on flooring and stable ground and underneath, a metal spike offers stability on ice and soft terrain.
Included padded carry bag features dual heavy-duty zippers, an interior pocket, and extra room to accommodate a head
UPC: 847628556669
In the Box
Oben CT-2331 Carbon Fiber Tripod
  • Padded Tripod Bag
  • Shoulder Strap for Bag
  • Tool Leg Clip with 2 Hex Keys
  • Hex Key (for Split Center Column)
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Oben CT-2331 specs

    General
    Load Capacity 8.8 lb / 4 kg
    Maximum Working Height 54.8" / 139.2 cm
    Max Height without Center Column 45" / 114.3 cm
    Minimum Working Height 5.5" / 14 cm
    Folded Length 20.9" / 53.1 cm
    Head Mount Type 1/4"-20 Screw, 3/8"-16 Screw
    Weight 1.7 lb / 0.8 kg
    Materials Carbon Fiber
    Bubble Level Yes
    Legs
    Leg Lock Type Twist Lock
    Independent Leg Spread Yes
    Leg Sections 3
    Leg Diameter 0.8" / 20.3 mm
    Tripod Feet Features Spiked
    Center Column
    Center Column Features Split
    Center Column Sections 2
    Center Column Extension Type Rapid
    Lateral / 90-Degree Center Column No
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 25.9 x 5.0 x 5.0"

    Oben CT-2331 reviews

    CT-2331 Carbon Fiber Tripod is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 7.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Light but sturdy. I was looking for a light weight but sturdy tripod that was rugged enough to take hiking. The Oben 2331 fit the bill. It weighs only 1.65 lbs but is sturdy enough to handle my large DSLR camera and professional level lenses. Highly recommend use of the counter weight hook on the bottom of the tripod's center column when using heavier lenses or in windy conditions. The only complaint I have is that an allen wrench tool is needed to convert the center column to take low to the ground shots. Would've received 5 stars if it was easier to convert for low level shots
    Date published: 2014-03-18
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from high hopes for not The tripod was very functional and worked great in my garage. My first trip to the field, however, one of the twist locks broke.
    Date published: 2015-03-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great an Light Weight Ive been using this tripod for everything you'd expect. Low light, slow shutter speeds, and just all around stabilization. Super light, and portable. the carrying case is perfect. it fits my tripod legs (with the head attached) and my monopod (with the head attached) all at the same time. plus i rigged it up to strap right on my backpack. The shoulder strap also works really well as long as you have a side bag, but with my full backpack its fairly useless (just the shoulder strap that is). Great solid design.
    Date published: 2014-05-28
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible mechanical design When designing this tripod they neglected to add proper end stops to prevent the legs from falling out when extending them. Even worse, when a leg does pop out (and it will), you get a yard sale of parts. There are two plastic shims that sandwich the leg section and if the leg comes out, these two pieces go flying. Imagine having hiked 5 miles with 4000+ vertical feet of climbing, and then, the very piece of equipment you are depending on to get a shot, fails because of very very poor design. You extend the lower leg, it comes out, and now you have to find two clear plastic shims that fell into who knows where between a bunch of rocks. If you need a light weight tripod that you use only once or twice a year... okay, but be very very very careful when extending the legs. You can't extend the legs in the fashion you would with a normal, properly designed tripod. If however you need something reliable that you'll use all the time, skip this tripod.
    Date published: 2016-06-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this tripod Brought this as a backpacking/travel tripod and can't be more pleased with it. I mounted a Vanguard BBH-100 head on it and it is light weight, compact, yet strong enough to support my Nikon D800 with a varity of lenses. The tripod does have limitations, but is perfect for what I need it for. It comes with a carrying case that has both handles and a sling that protects it and works great for carrying it on our back or onto an airplane.
    Date published: 2015-01-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Happy Owner The Oben CT 2331 is almost exactly what I needed. At 1.65 lbs it is light enough to backpack with and hold my Meopt S2 spotter. It's the only full height carbon fiber tripod I could find under two pounds now that slik and manfrotto have discontinued theirs. Fit and finish is great and if it weren't for the folded length and need for a tool to take the head off it would get five stars from me. I would recommend it and have to my friends.
    Date published: 2014-07-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tripod! I purchased this tripod after 35 years of use from another. The carbon fiber construction makes it sturdy but light, perfect for taking along on my photo shoots! The ball head is so easy to use as compared to my old pan/tilt head and setup is very fast. The price was right and I am very satisfied with my purchase.
    Date published: 2014-09-19
    • y_2018, m_11, d_15, h_17
    • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.9
    • cp_1, bvpage1
    • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_7
    • loc_en_US, sid_864593, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
    • clientName_bhphotovideo
    Be the first to review this item
    Customer Photos

    Oben CT-2331 Q&A

    Oben CT-2331 accessories

    Oben CT-2331 add-on savings

    The more you Add-On the more you save (when you buy the Oben CT-2331 Carbon Fiber Tripod)
    See any errors on this page? Let us know.