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Overview: The SLIK PRO 500 DX is capable of supporting the weight of
Professional Digital cameras and heavy telephoto lenses up to a 300mm f/2.8.
This complete tripod offers advanced amateurs and student photographers the
strength and stability they need, while its size and the use of A.M.T. alloy
make it lighter and more portable than many other professional tripods.
All-Metal 3-Way Pan Head: The included PRO 500 DX all-metal 3-way pan
head has over a solid pound of finely cast and machined aluminum. It uses a fast
and easy to use quick-release plate to securely mount the camera on the tripod.
Note: The PRO 500 DX head can be removed and the tripod legs have
a standard 1/4-20 thread that can also accept a thread adapter to 3/8
inches. Between these 2 sizes, the PRO 500 DX can mount almost any tripod
head on the market today.
A.M.T. Super Aluminum-Magnesium-Titanium Alloy Legs: SLIK's exclusive
A.M.T. super Aluminum-Magnesium-Titanium alloy legs make the PRO 500 DX tripod
rock steady, yet lightweight. The A.M.T. alloy has a 40% greater strength to
weight ratio than standard aluminum, making it lighter and stronger than the
standard metal used in most tripods.
3 Leg Section Design: The PRO 500 DX tripod features 3 leg-sections
with a speed release lever leg lock system which makes setting up easy. The
sturdy legs can handle up to 10 lbs of equipment with ease.
Adjustable Leg Angle: A gearless center column and 3-position,
adjustable angle leg -locks allow easy set-up on uneven ground or steps. The PRO
500 DX's center column is actually two threaded pieces that unscrew to convert
the top piece to a short column. This combined with the adjustable leg angle
locks allows the tripod to be lowered to just 13.8 inches for very low angle or
macro photography in the field.
Carrying Bag: The SLIK tripod comes with a nylon, zippered
carrying bag for storage, protection, and transport.
- Camera Platform: 2.375" x 2.125"
- Camera Mount Screw: 1/4-20
- Leg Sections: 3
- Maximum Height: 63.95"
- Minimum Height: 13.8"
- Center Column Extension: 11.0"
- Folded Length: 27.38"
- Maximum Load: 10 lbs
- Weight: 5.47 lbs