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For ultra-stable shooting, camcorder enthusiasts often choose a remote control tripod like the VCT-D480RM. No more jostling your camcorder when you lean over to push down the zoom button in the middle of a pan this tripod has a handle with a large zoom rocker switch, a video button, and a photo button, so you don't have to touch your camcorder when doing basic shooting.
You don't need to plug in the VCT-D480RM to use it either. Just plug the control cable into a compatible Sony camcorder, and you're all set. You can even use the 'D480RM with a compatible Sony digital still camera (although the zoom function on the handle won't control camera zoom).
The VCT-D480RM is also a good tripod for non-remote use. It can stand as short as 16 inches, or as tall as 42 inches. Plus, it folds into a compact package for easy transport.
- tripod handle has remote control for compatible Sony camcorders and cameras
- height adjustable from 16" to 42"
- carry case included
- weight: 30 oz.
- warranty: 60 days
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Sony VCT-D480RM Reviews
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I used this tripod with my Sony video camera in Disneyland at Christmas time. The tripod was small enough to fit in my backpack that I carried for the day yet sturdy enough. It has a great feature that works with my video camera and my old Sony digital still camera. You can zoom in or out with the controls on the tripod handle while panning the tripod and get a smoother, better looking video easier. You can do this all with just one hand too. I can just sit back and relax more whiile doing it this way than having to use both hands while on a tripod without controls.
What's in the box?
- Remote control tripod
- 1 Nylon carrying case
- Operating Instructions (13 languages)
Overview: With legs that expand and a mounting head that allows a 360° pan and 150° tilt, the VCT-D480RM allows you to get perfectly smooth and stable shots from a huge variety of angles. The VCT-D480RM features remote operation directly from the tripod grip. You have access to the following controls: Power On/Off, Zoom In/Out, Start/Stop, and Shutter/Photo.
Compatibility: This tripod is compatible with select Sony camcorders and digital cameras, including the following models:
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