Heavy-duty tripod for still and video cameras

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Shoot in low light or explore exciting time-lapse photography concepts with the portable and convenient OSN OS900 heavy-duty tripod. It features a three-way "fluid effect" panhead that is designed to smooth out camera moves when shooting motion video. An included quick-release mount attaches to your camera or camcorder's base and makes it possible to change from a fixed to mobile shooting posture in seconds. The tripod supports cameras weighing up to seven pounds.

The center column is adjustable via a geared cranking mechanism, for easy height adjustment. Non-slip feet give you a secure platform on most surfaces. And an incorporated dual-bubble level makes it possible to properly set your vertical orientation and level horizon in moments.

Product Highlights:

  • supports digital still and video cameras weighing up to 7 lbs.
  • maximum height: 64-1/4"
  • 3-way fluid effect panhead for smooth camera movements
  • geared center column
  • heavy-duty 3-section aluminum legs with quick lever leg locks
  • quick-release plate for quickly mounting your camera
  • retracted length: 25-1/2"
  • weight: 3.2 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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OS900 Review

Written By Neil, Malaga, WA on Friday, November 06, 2015

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Quicker and easier to use than other tripods I own or have owned. Solid and with less movement noted in a stiff wind. I take some distance photos of wildlife and a solid, steady support is what is needed.

Pros: Solid construction, like the quick mount/dismount feature for the camera. Built in handle to pack it with. Quick to set up.

Cons: Like other tripods of this size I would like it to break down to a smaller size. But for the price I am not complaining.

Excellent Tripod

Written By IJS, Maryland on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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This tripod is light weight and easy to use.

Pros: Good value for money.

Cons: None

Great Product

Written By Anthony P., Southeastern, NC on Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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Great Product

Pros: Built in Levels, sturdy. Great price for product. Not a full on professional, but great for a beginne.

Cons: None.

Good Tripod

Written By TV, North Carolina on Monday, May 18, 2015

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A fairly solid product, great price.


Written By Anonymous, Elizabethton Tennessee on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Excellent product would purchase again.

Pros: Ease of use

Cons: None

tri pod

Written By mac, Ga covington on Tuesday, January 06, 2015

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Affordable and simple to us

Pros: Simple operations and compact

Cons: Nothing

Not bad

Written By CG, Wshington on Sunday, November 16, 2014

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Not a bad tripod, very lightweight and kind of flimsy but at this price point its not too bad at all.

Pros: Lightweight, compact, comes with carry bag

Cons: flimsy, adjustment mechanisms are not very smooth


Written By JM, NY on Sunday, October 05, 2014

An OK tripod. Light weight. Good for amateur. Fluid panning not as fluid as you would expect. Some resistance. Very plastic oriented product. First leg failed for me but Crutchfield replaced with no problem.

Pros: Light weight. Inexpensive. Good for occasional amateur use.

Cons: Poor fluid control. Stiff operation.

Decent for the proce

Written By Robert J, Upstate NY on Saturday, October 04, 2014

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Pretty good quality for the price. Not the easiest to get level but is plenty sturdy. Worth it.

Pros: Fairly compact for how tal it can get Stable for still photography Easy to expand and collapse

Cons: Not as stable for video

Excellent Tripod!

Written By M. Baker, Americus, GA on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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I received this tripod as a freebie thrown in with a camera purchase. Its much nicer then my old tripod and is valued at the same amount.

Pros: Heavy Duty Well Constructed

OSN OS900 tripod

Written By Hasenjaeger, Iron Mountain, Michigan on Monday, April 14, 2014

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For the price range this is a quality product. Actually better than I expected.

Pros: Light weight with a nice carry bag.


Written By Spanky, Fort Gibson, OK on Sunday, February 16, 2014

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Good quality tripod

Pros: Lightweight but adjusts to a well balanced and sturdy camera platform.

Cons: Grab handle is very flimsy and will break... but is not missed.

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What's in the box?

  • OS 900 tripod with 3-way panhead and quick release camera mount
  • Canvas zippered case

Product Research


Overview: The OSN OS 900 is an aluminum tripod with a large 3-way panhead with quick release camera mount (with a universal 1/4" mounting screw), and large diameter 3-section legs. It has a geared center column, and dual leveling bubbles. The OS 900 is ideal for nature photography and bird watching, using a camcorder or digital camera. It weighs only 3.2 pounds.

Legs: The heavy-duty (29mm upper leg diameter) three-section aluminum legs feature radial leg braces for maximum stability and quick-lever leg locks. The self-leveling rubber feet provide a stable footing on most any surface.

Handle: The OS 900 has a handy carry handle attached to the center column for easy transport.

Center Column Hook: The center column has a hook that serves a dual purpose. It can be used as a convenient place to hang your camera bag to prevent it from getting dirty or wet. The extra weight helps to stabilize the tripod, especially in windy conditions.


  • Folded Length: 25.5"
  • Minimum Operating Height: 24"
  • Maximum Operating Height: 64.25"
  • Load Capacity: 7 pounds
  • Weight: 3.2 pounds

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