Vanguard Alta Pro 254 Carbon Fiber Tripod With SBH-50 Ball Head

Vanguard Alta Pro 254 Carbon Fiber Tripod With SBH-50 Ball Head

Vanguard Alta Pro 254 Carbon Fiber Tripod With SBH-50 Ball Head

B&H # VAAP254CB550 MFR # ALTA PRO 254CB 50
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Product Highlights

  • Load Capacity: 13.2 lb
  • Max Height: 64.6"
  • Min Height: 9"
  • Folded Length: 23.6"
  • Leg Sections: 4
  • Weight: 4.1 lb
  • Multi-Angle Center Column
  • Three Bubble Levels
  • QS-39 Quick-Release Plate Included
  • Tripod Carry Bag Included
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Vanguard 254 overview

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The Vanguard Alta Pro 254 Carbon Fiber Tripod With SBH-50 Ball Head includes a tripod made of 6X carbon fiber to provide a lightweight but sturdy and versatile camera support. It extends to 64.6", and folds down to only 23.6" which makes it easy to attach to a gear bag, or backpack.

The included SBH-50 ball head is compact (3.5"), lightweight (10.2 oz), and features 2 bubble levels for precision attitude adjustment. It also has a safety locking system for quick release, and a single knob locking mechanism. It supports cameras, lenses and camcorders up to 13.2 lb. This head increases camera stability and provides faster, more accurate camera positioning. 

The four-section legs, which can be independently positioned at 25, 50 and 80 degrees, add to this tripod's versatile positioning capabilities. The legs are quickly secured into their position with one-twist leg locks.

The tripod's center column has a tilting bracket which can rotate a full 360 degrees from a standard vertical position. It is a key feature to help you position the tripod and your equipment at unusual angles. Plus, the column is spring-loaded to provide your equipment with protection against shocks. The column comes with a retractable weight hook from which you can attach a gear bag for added stability on any terrain.

Vanguard's Single Piece Ball Unit Technology incorporates the ball and stem of the ball head into one solid unit which provides a core strength that's resistant to degradation from everyday use. The ball head's Advanced Magnesium Housing System couples a rugged magnesium exterior with a hollow interior to provide the precision, fluid-like movements of a standard head minus extraneous weight. The SBH-50 is supplied with two QS-39 quick release plates so you can easily alternate cameras on and off the ball head. 

The Alta Pro 254CT is a popular choice for those who need a tripod that is flexible and easy to set up. It meets the needs for landscape, wide angle and macro photography and a wide range of other applications.

In the Box
Vanguard Alta Pro 254 Carbon Fiber Tripod With SBH-50 Ball Head
  • SBH-50 Ball Head
  • QS-39 Quick Release Plate
  • Carry Bag
  • Tool Kit
  • 3mm Hex Key
  • Multi-Function Spanner
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    Vanguard 254 specs

    Load Capacity 13.2 lb (6 kg)
    Maximum Height 64.6" (164 cm)
    Maximum Height w/o Column Extended 55.7" (141.5 cm)
    Minimum Height 9" with center column at 90°
    Folded Length 23.6" (560 cm)
    Weight 4.1 lb (1.9 kg)
    Head Type Ball head
    Load Capacity 13.2 lb (5.98 kg)
    Quick Release Yes, QS-39
    Bubble Level Yes, 2 tubular
    Material Carbon fiber
    Head Attachment Fitting 1/4"-20
    Leg Stages/Sections 4
    Leg Lock Type Twist
    Independent Leg Spread Yes
    Spiked/Retractable Feet Yes
    Center Brace No
    Center Column
    Center Column Type Multi-Angle Center Column can be adjusted from 0° to 180°
    Center Column Sections One
    Bubble Level Yes
    Ballast Hook Yes
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 25.0 x 6.0 x 5.0"

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