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Velbon Sherpa 600R
Tripod for digital cameras and camcorders
Item # 780SH600RF | MFR # Sherpa 600R/F
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Our take on the Velbon Sherpa 600R by Crutchfield's Kristen Schaub
Need a versatile tripod that lets you position your camera low to the ground or at full standing height? Velbon's Sherpa 600R features three-section telescopic legs that can extend the tripod to almost five and a half feet tall. You can also fold up the legs and remove the center column to get stability at just 11-7/16" high. Shoot portraits of your subjects standing at full height, or get down low for macro shots of a flower or bug. Plus, each section of the aluminum legs locks in place easily with a lever to ensure a stable platform for your camera.
The joystick-style grip lets you tilt your camera up or down, or smoothly pan your camera across a scene. Or you can lock both the pan and tilt movements with one twist when you're done making adjustments. The handle is even mounted on the left, which lets you keep your right hand free to operate your camera.
You can screw the included quick-release plate into the threaded tripod socket of your camera and leave it in place. That way, you can quickly attach and detach your camera from the tripod, so you'll be ready for unexpected photo opportunities when they come up. If you already have a favorite tripod head, or want to use a Velbon professional ball head, you can easily remove the panhead and mount almost any tripod head in its place.
What's in the Box:
- Sherpa 600R tripod
- QB-157 Quick release plate (installed)
- Sherpa-series info card
- Zippered vinyl carrying case
- maximum height: 66-15/16" with center column fully extended
- minimum height: 11-7/16"
- supports cameras and camcorders weighing up to 16 lbs.
- quick-release plate for mounting camera to tripod
- joystick-style grip tilts camera in three directions
- lever-locking leg sections for added stability
- aluminum construction
- includes carrying case
- folded: 24-13/16"
- weight: 4.44 lbs.
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Overview: The Velbon Sherpa 600R is a high quality aluminum tripod that can be used with cameras and camcorders up to 16 pounds. It comes with the PH-157Q 3-way panhead and the QB-157 quick release platform for easily attaching or detaching your camera or camcorder. It has a universal 1/4" mounting screw. The Sherpa 600R weighs 4.44 pounds.
Legs: The upper section of the 3-section aluminum legs on the Sherpa 600R have a diameter of 26 mm (1"). The quick lever leg locks can secure the legs at any length. The non-slip rubber feet hold the tripod firm on slippery surfaces.
Split Center Column: The Sherpa 600R's center column can be manually lifted for an additional 12" of height. You can remove the lower section of the split center column, and spread the tripod legs wide for a low position shot as low as 11.4".
- Folded Length: 24.8"
- Minimum Operating Height: 11.4"
- Maximum Operating Height: 66.9"
- Load Capacity: 16 pounds
- Weight: 4.44 pounds
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