Benro A0190T Flat Tripod is a highly personalized engineering achievement created specifically for travel photographers. Its innovative design changes the traditional model of triangular profiles, adopting instead a flat "one shape" which makes the tripod more compact and portable when folded.
Utilizing magnesium alloy and imported high-strength carbon fiber components the Traveler incorporates the dust-proof and water-resistant structural designs that Benro is famous for. It is lighter, shorter, more stable, stronger and faster operating than any other tripod in its class. Ideal for any photographer on the go.
The Benro A0190T Travel Tripod is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Benro A0190T Travel Tripod: Folds away, Lightweight and Unfolds quickly
Reviewed by 4 customers
This tripod is exactly what they say it is, flat to pack, small and light,but it is also quite sturdy especially if you don't open the last section of the legs. The legs open and close smoothly with just a twist of the locks but only spread to one position. Obviously you have to give up something to have it so travel friendly. I have only given it four stars because I haven't used it in the field yet. I'll update the review when I get back fom my upcoming trip.
I use this tripod for taking macro video of insects with my Canon XH20. It is rock solid, light and easy to carry, goes low and high, and folds down flat and small enough to fit in a regular size suitcase. Macro not only magnifies the object (insects and spiders in my case) but also any camera shake. This tripod eliminates the shake!!! What more can you ask for?
I was looking for a tripod that had the following characteristics: Lightweight for extended backpacking and vacation trips; Sturdy so it can hold at least 5.5 lbs of camera and lens (DSLR Camera & 70-200 lens), Tall enough that I'm not having to lay on the ground (unless I want to) and Compact so it can easily go into a traditional backpack. This tripod (w/ballhead) meets all of those requirements. Note, it isn't as sturdy as my regular tripod which can be a bit bothersome in high winds or when taking night photography. But, life is full of compromises!
I wanted a small compact tripod for when I didn't want to carry my larger one. It fits that bill. When FULLY extended the last legs are pretty small in diameter and the stability factor of the tripod drops dramatically (I have a Canon50D with 24-105 lens). But if you don't use the last little legs it does the job. I wouldn't use this as my primary tripod, but for travel when you don't want bulk it works great. It is not as flexible as the Travel Angels, but it is much more compact.