Vanguard Alta Pro 283CP Carbon Tripod

Vanguard Alta Pro 283CP Carbon Tripod

Vanguard Alta Pro 283CP Carbon Tripod

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Product Highlights

  • 3 Section Carbon Fiber Legs
  • Lightweight - 5.2 lb
  • Maximum Load Capacity of 11 lb
  • Maximum Height of 71.3"
  • Adjustable Center Column
  • 3-Way Pan Head
  • Four Bubble Levels
  • Rubber Feet with Retractable Spikes
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Vanguard 283CP overview

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Vanguard combines the Alta Pro 283 CT Carbon Tripod with its PH-32 Pan Head in this lightweight 5.2 lb kit. The tripod has a maximum load capability of 11 lb, extends to 71.3", and folds down to only 29.1".

The tripod's Multi-Angle Center Column (MACC) system lets you set the column to various angles from 0° to 180°. The PH-32 Pan Head has two controls allowing for tilting front to back, side to side, and 360° panning. It has three bubble levels with one more on the tripod collar assuring that your horizon will be straight.

The rubber feet with retractable spikes help keep your tripod stable on almost any surface.


Carbon fiber legs adjust to 25, 50, and 80° angles easily with quarter-twist leg locks
Adjustable center column enables low-angle photography
Hexagon-shaped central column for extra stability
Foam Grips on legs for added comfort and cold weather use
Center Column hook for counterweight to add stability
Included quick-release plate allows for horizontal adjustment of the 1/4"-20 screw to isolate the nodal point
Patented premium magnesium die-cast canopy and head
In the Box
Vanguard Alta Pro 283CP Carbon Tripod
  • PH-32 Panhead
  • QS-52 Quick Release Plate for the PH-242 Pan Head
  • Carrying Case
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    Vanguard 283CP specs

    Load Capacity 11 lb (5 kg)
    Maximum Height 71.3" (181.1 cm)
    Minimum Height 59.3" (150.6 cm)
    Folded Length 29.1" (73.9 cm)
    Weight 5.2 lb (2.3 kg)
    Head Type 3-Way Fluid Pan Head
    Quick Release QS-51
    Bubble Level 3
    Swivel Ability 360°
    Tilt Front to back tilt: +90 to -60°
    Side to side tilt: +90 to -30°
    Material Carbon Fiber
    Leg Stages/Sections 3 Sections, 2 Stages
    Leg Lock Type Twist Locks
    Spiked/Retractable Feet Yes
    Bubble Level 1
    Center Column
    Center Column Type Adjustable
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 7.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 30.5 x 5.0 x 4.5"

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