When it comes to choosing a tripod, your priorities should include features, flexibility, maximum height, in addition to the mightiness to last carried.
The Alta Pro 263AGH tripod yesteryear Vanguard ticks all these requirements plus includes practical features similar retractable spikes, multi-angle centre column, leg flip-locking mechanism, pistol grip tripod ball head, lineament build, removable shoe plate in addition to costless bear bag.
The Vanguard GH-100 pistol grip ball caput is genuinely 1 of the niftiest features of the Vanguard Alta Pro 263AGH tripod because of the agency the quick-release shoe comes off.
There is a footling orangish lever that you lot force piece flipping dorsum the small-scale silvery lever to popular upwards the QS-65GH shoe plate which integrates a measure 1/4 20 screw thread that fits most cameras.
Vanguard QS-65GH quick release shoe plate is rubberized in addition to you lot teach 2 bubble heads, 1 of which is located within the base of operations of the shoe plate housing.
The shoe plate measures 2 inches (50mm) inward diameter in addition to it is designed to gibe the Vanguard GH-100 pistol grip ball caput perfectly.
On the dorsum of the QS-65GH shoe plate you lot detect a footling metallic d-ring which is designed to rotate the 1/4 inch screw thread on top.
The bottom of QS-65GH quick release shoe plate is completely foursquare in addition to therefore it tin become on inward whatever orientation snapping dorsum into place.
The silvery neckband at the halt of the GH-100 pistol grip handgrip pulls back, allowing you lot to rotate the pistol grip inward 8 dissimilar positions that lock into place.
The GH-100 ball caput also has numerical indexing or in addition to therefore the base of operations of the shoe plate mountain that tin last loosened upwards to motility freely into notches for shooting panoramic shots.
The 44cm-long cardinal column of the Alta Pro 263AGH, which has an hexagonal shape, tin last placed upside downwardly via a small-scale extension slice that lets you lot rotate the centre column 360-degrees in addition to tilted upwards in addition to downwardly upwards to 180-degrees.
While inward this position, you lot tin force the silvery buttons to spread the legs of the tripod all the agency out (80-degrees) for Earth shots.
When the Alta Pro 263AGH legs are inward the 80-degree position, the peak of the tripod is 26.5 cm which is perfect for ground/macro photography.
Being a tripod, the Alta Pro 263AGH is stabilized yesteryear 3 26mm thick aluminum legs which tin last adjusted betwixt 25-degrees, 50-degrees in addition to 80-degrees which gets you lot genuinely depression to the ground.
The bottom halt of the legs convey rubberized, retractable spiked feet. The Alta Pro 263AGH legs are also telescopic, allowing to extend upwards the tripod upwards to 174 cm high.
When the legs are folded up, the Alta Pro 263AGH tripod measures 72.5 cm long. You tin attain additional peak yesteryear extending upwards the cardinal column for an additional full peak of 185 cm.
The GH-100 pistol grip ball caput tin last tilted upward to 90-degrees inward most positions but when the pistol handgrip grip faces towards you lot the upward arguing of the GH-100 pistol grip ball caput is restricted to exclusively 8-degrees.
The Vanguard GH-100 pistol grip ball caput tin last removed to last mounted on a monopod yesteryear unscrewing the 3 3/8-inch screws nether the ball caput alongside the included tool.
The Vanguard bear drawstring pocketbook comes alongside a unmarried sling strap in addition to fits the tripod perfectly including the pistol grip head.
The full general build lineament of the Alta Pro 263AGH is venture thank you lot to its metallic construction. The tripod legs are constructed from aluminum alloy, piece the GH-100 pistol grip ball caput is made of magnesium alloy.
The Vanguard Alta Pro 263AGH weighs most 3 kilograms, making it really sturdy in addition to weighty plenty to purpose for landscape photography every bit it won’t teach blown over yesteryear high winds.
There is also a retractable claw at the halt of the centre column to claw a stone pocketbook or counter-weight bag for extra stabilization.
You tin charge onto the Alta Pro 263AGH a maximum weight of 5kg horizontally in addition to 6kg vertically in addition to therefore you lot tin mountain without issues compact cameras in addition to DSLR cameras alongside photograph lens.
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