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Benro MeFoto Travel Tripod Kit, Blue

Blue MeFoto Travel TripodMeFoto travel tripods have personality offering a stylish compact support for the latest generation of lightweight cameras and compact camera systems. The Metallic Travel Tripod Kits feature an exceptional combination of materials, construction and features - plus a splash of Color! Only 12.6" when folded, the Travel Tripod extends to 51.2", weighs 2.6lbs. and can support up to 8.8lbs. Aluminum alloy is utilized extensively to take advantage of cast, forged and CNC machining techniques, all accentuated by an elegant series of robust surface treatments and a choice of five Metallic color accents.Travel CompactThe tripod legs can be inverted and folded back 180° making it small enough to carry just about anywhereQuick Twist Rubber Lock Grips with Anti-Rotation Leg SystemMeFoto’s innovative rubberized locking grips combined with anti-rotation legs enable fast and fumble-free set-up plus weather and dust-resistanceTwo Position Leg Angle StopsFor an extra measure of flexibility, tripod legs can be independently locked into place at two different angles to enable shooting in cramped quarters, on irregular surface areas, or at ground levelTop-Mount Rapid Center ColumnSimple and quick fine height adjustment controls on the topRecessed Center-Column HookA spring loaded recessed hook, located in the bottom of the center-column, allows you to hang additional weight from the tripod’s center of gravity for increased stabilityPrecision Matched Q Series BallheadDual Action Heavy Duty Ballhead with Arca-Swiss style compatible Quick Release PlateSeparate Head and Pan LockIndividual locking knobs help to make the right adjustment360-degree Pan IndexAccurate panoramas can be easily orchestrated using the graduated panning scale for accurate image alignmentIntegral Bubble LevelAllows adjustment to prevent uneven pans and head movementsCompact Carry Case with Shoulder StrapHigh quality, durable case with strap provides protection and transport for your tripod and head*Each tripod comes with a 5 Year Warranty - Three years at purchase, with an additional two years after online registration.
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Review 1 for Benro MeFoto Travel Tripod Kit, Blue
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2 / 5
light weight but too short and cheaply made
PostedMarch 29, 2013
linda
from san francisco
Age: 55-65
Gender: female
Features
3 / 5
3 / 5
Performance
2 / 5
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Price/Value
3 / 5
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Quality
2 / 5
2 / 5
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2 / 5
2 / 5
I bought this for overseas travel. I used my own ball head.
I have a micro 4/3rds camera which is very small and light, which is about all you can put on this light-weight system.
Today, I did a photo shoot today in gardens with hummingbirds with this tripod. It only came to chest level which does not work for viewing the eyepiece. It is not tall enough. And I could hardly see over the bushes, so I always ended up pointing to the sky, when I would have preferred having a green background.
Plus it is so slender on the lower legs, it looks fragile.
Then, when I went to change something, I unscrewed one part too far and too tiny internal white plastic pieces fell out. I was able to put them back in place. Yet the experience told me... I need a different tripod. I'll just give it away.
Pros: Lightweight/Portable
Cons: not big enough
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