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Lightweight tripod with 3-way pan head
Item # 780OS500 | MFR # OS500
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Our take on the OSN OS-500 by Crutchfield's Woody Sherman
Shoot in low light or explore exciting time-lapse photography concepts with the portable and convenient OSN OS-500 deluxe lightweight tripod. It features a three-way "fluid effect" panhead that is designed to smooth out live 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 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 bubble level makes it possible to properly set your vertical orientation in moments.
Replaced older broken exactly and at a great price.
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What's in the Box:
- OS-500 tripod with 3-way head
- Vinyl carrying case
- supports digital cameras and camcorders weighing up to 4.5 lbs.
- maximum height: 57"
- 3-way fluid effect pan head for smooth camera movements
- geared center column
- 3-section legs with quick lever leg locks
- quick-release plate for quickly mounting your camera
- retracted length: 22.25"
- weight: 2.4 lbs.
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Overview: The OSN OS-500 is a deluxe lightweight tripod for shooting film, digital, or video cameras. It has a 3-way panhead with a quick-release platform, a geared center column, and non-slip rubber feet. The tripod comes in a handy vinyl carrying case.
3-way Panhead: The OS-500 is equipped with a 3-way fluid head, which can pan, tilt, and rotate 90° for vertical (portrait) photos. It has a quick-release plate with a standard 1/4" camera screw. The plate lets you quickly remove the camera from the tripod, and locks into the head with the shoe lever when returned to the tripod. The head has a single bubble level to help you get your pictures level perfect.
3-Section Aluminum Legs: The 3-section telescoping legs include quick lever leg locks for quick and easy leg positioning. The legs have radial leg braces for added stability. The non-slip rubber feet provide steady, free-standing support. The self-leveling feet have a ball-and-socket design for improved stability.
Geared Center Column: The geared center column is equipped with a hand crank to make it easy and convenient to raise the panhead to the desired picture taking height.
Handle: The OS-500 has a convenient carrying handle that allows you to easily move the camera to a new shooting position.
Accessory Hook: The tripod features an accessory hook on the bottom of the center column. This can be used to hang a camera bag, purse, or other items to keep them off the ground or floor. You can also attach a weight to the tripod for maximum stability.
- Operating Height:
- Maximum: 57"
- Minimum: 21.5"
- Folded Length: 22.25"
- Weight: 2.4 pounds
- Loading Capacity: 4.5 pounds
- Diameter of Tripod Legs: 0.83"
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