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DetailsMade for new photographers looking for maximum shooting flexibility. The 290 Light Alu 3-Section Tripod Kit with 494RC2 Ball Head is an innovative tripod with head set that gives you more creative possibilities than ever before. This ingenious, ergonomically designed piece of kit has plenty of standout features, and it’s ultra-practical. A clever compact and lightweight design makes it especially easy to carry.
This versatile tripod with head comes with a practical 3-section stand, made from lightweight and strong aluminium. Leg tubes and top castings make it completely stable when up, while leg locking levers allow you to adjust the tension as needed. This keeps the tripod in full working order, even after heavy use. You simply tighten as needed to keep the stand completely rigid. And the 2 leg angles give you total flexibility to capture new perspectives, including getting close to the ground.
Additional features include the new rubber leg warmers, a feature that gives you even greater grip so you can work calmly under pressure. A smart centre column enables quick and easy height adjustment, and it comes complete with a mini ball head. This camera head is lightweight and compact. It gives you smooth, spherical panning, and quick, precise framing. Also made from aluminium, it’s strong and durable, includes friction control for even greater accuracy while you work. Plus, it has a quick release plate for extra security.
Weight 57.49 oz 1630 g Collection/Series 290 290 Material Aluminum Aluminum Safety Payload Weight 8.82 lbs 4 kg Min Height 16.42 in 41.7 cm Maximum Height 56.69 in 144 cm Maximum Height (with Center Column Down) 49.41 in 125.5 cm Closed Length 22.17 in 56.3 cm Head Type Ball Head Ball Head Legs Tube Diameter 0.89- 0.75- 0.61 in 22.5, 19, 15.5 mm Leg Sections 3 3 Base Diameter 1.57 in 40 mm Leg Angles 23°, 51° 23°, 51° Top Attachment 1/4″ screw 1/4″ screw Base Type 1.02 in 26 mm Ball Locking Yes Yes Carrying Bag Included none none Center Column rapid rapid Color Black Black Easy Link No No Friction Control Yes Yes Front Tilt -90° / +90° -90° / +90° Independent Pan Lock no no Independent Tilt Lock no no Lateral Tilt -90° / +90° -90° / +90° Leg Type Single Single Leg Lock Type Flip Lock Flip Lock Maximum Working Temperature 140 F 60 C Minimum Working Temperature -22 F -30 C Pan Drag NONE NONE Panoramic Rotation 360 360 Plate Type \200LT-PL \200LT-PL Quick Release Yes Yes Tilt Drag NONE NONE Upper Disc Diameter 1.57 in 40 mm
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