Engineered for use with all full-size camcorders, this heavy-duty Velbon VideoMate-607 Photographic/Video Tripod features a deluxe fluid two-way panhead with a versatile handle design. The sure-grip control handle can be set in any one of four positions for maximum "follow the action" camcorder control. Built with the enthusiast in mind, the VideoMate607 has an auto lock system with a camera-safe side-mount quick- release platform and a retractable camcorder alignment pin for convenient tripod setup.
The radial leg braces allow for maximum stability, while the three-section 27- millimeter tubular aluminum legs contribute to overall sturdiness. The legs also feature quick side-lever leg locks for easy leg adjustments, steel ground spikes with adjustable rubber tips for no-slip setups, and a titanium bronze-and-black finish. The maximum extended height is approximately 5.5 feet.
Velbon-607 Video Mate Tripod is Panhead-type tripod for Binoculars or Sporting scopes.
A panhead is the most common head found on tripods. They can be adjusted in all three dimensions by way of three levers. This can make this type of head slow to use, although they are considered the perfect head for landscape shots that include a horizon line or for architectural photography.