Velbon Sherpa 4430D

Aluminum 4-section tripod with ball-and-socket head

Item #: 780SH4430D

In Stock

Be the first to write a review


Price Break:-$20.00

Your price: $119.99 Earn up to 120 Rewards points

Add to Cart Free Shipping Lifetime Tech Support

+ Add to wishlist + Email me alerts for this product

Scratch & Dent: $95.99

View all associated offers

Let the Velbon Sherpa 4430D tripod give you the flexibility to shoot stills and video from high or low angles. This lightweight aluminum tripod features sturdy 4-section adjustable legs, so you're sure to find even footing for your camera on any terrain. Detach the lower section of the center column to fully open the legs for low-angle shooting from as low as 8-3/4 inches. The ball-and-socket head provides easy movement for panning and tilting, while the quick-release plate makes it easy to detach and reattach your camera or camcorder. Fold the Sherpa 4430D up and stow it in the included case for easy storage and portability.

Product Highlights:

  • minimum height: 8-3/4"
  • maximum height: 59-13/16"
  • supports cameras and camcorders weighing up to 7.72 lbs.
  • legs can be fully opened for low-angle shooting
  • includes ball-and-socket head (QHD-43D) for pan and tilt flexibility
  • includes quick-release plate (QB-62) for mounting camera to tripod
  • camera plate turns 90 degrees for portrait-mode shooting
  • aluminum construction
  • leg diameter: 0.91"
  • folded height: 18-3/4"
  • storage case included
  • weight: 2.86 lbs.
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Hands-on research

What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • Sherpa 4430D tripod
  • QHD-43D Ball Head (installed)
  • QB-62 Quick Release platform (installed)
  • Zippered nylon carrying case
  • Tripod Instruction Manual
  • Head Operating Manual
  • Sherpa Series spec card

Product Research


Overview: The Velbon Sherpa 4430D is an aluminum tripod, equipped with the QHD-43D ball head, a quick-release platform, a two-piece center column, and lockable 4-section legs. The 4430D comes with a zippered nylon carrying case.

QHD-43D Head: The Sherpa 4430D's QHD-43D ball-type head is equipped with the QB-62 Quick Release platform and a 1/4" tripod socket. The head features a single tension adjustment for smooth movement and more control. There are two slots to allow you to tilt the head 90° in either direction for taking photos in portrait orientation. Two bubble levels and a shoe lever on the head ensure the camera is level perfect.

4-Section Aluminum Legs: The 4-section telescoping legs feature quick lever leg locks for maximum stability. The legs are tipped with non-slip rubber feet.

Leg Span Adjusting Knob: The leg angle can be adjusted to one of three positions: Standard, Semi-Low, and Full Low. The bottom section of the two-piece elevator column needs to be removed in order to angle the legs to the Full Low position.

Extra 1/4" Screw: The elevator column has a 1/4" screw on the bottom that can be used to mount the camera underneath the tripod. This is helpful for macro photography. An optional hook can be attached to the screw for hanging the camera bag, which stabilizes the tripod with the additional weight.

Elevator: The center column, or elevator, comes in two sections. The lower section can be removed when the leg angle is set to the Full Low position. The elevator has a 9.76" slide range, and must be manually raised and lowered.


  • Operating Height:
    • Maximum: 59.8"
    • Minimum: 50.12"
    • Full Low Position: 8.74"
  • Folded Length: 18.7"
  • Weight: 2.86 pounds
  • Best Performance Load: 6.61 pounds
  • Load Capacity: 7.72 pounds
  • Diameter of Tripod Legs: 0.91" / 0.79" / 0.68" / 0.57"

Our Product Research Team

At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere. That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team. They verify what’s in the box, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs. We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.

Be the first to review this product
Great Gear Giveaway

Submit a review and then enter to win a $350 rewards card

Review this product:

Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences about this product. Please be sure to focus your comments on the product itself. Read our Review Guidelines for more information.

Your email won't be visible. Please use the email address that is associated with your order.
(e.g., JohnD) Your review will be signed using the display name and location
(e.g., Charlottesville, VA)

Click on a star to rate the overall product on a scale of 1-5
1500 characters left
  Attach a YouTube Review
Crutchfield Video Review Guidelines
  • Only submit videos that you made or are authorized to use.
  • Do not submit videos that contain music, video or visuals that are copyrighted and belong to someone else.
  • Please see our Review Guidelines for more information.
500 characters left
500 characters left

Searches related to the Velbon Sherpa 4430D Aluminum 4-section tripod with ball-and-socket head