Velbon CX-480/F 3-Section Aluminum Tripod with 2-Way Fluid Head
The Velbon CX-480 is an excellent lightweight tripod for videographers. It has a fluid head which helps create steady panning and tilting moves that start and end smoothly. The tripod weights 2.9lb and is constructed out of aluminum. It can handle a 9lb load, which makes it suitable for small cameras like dSLRs that shoot HD. The tripod can be extended to a maximum height of 57.5 and its legs are adjusted with flip locks. The tripod also features a quick release plate and a geared center column.