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Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518 Tripod and Head, 75 Video Tripod With FM-18 Fluid Head. (Head Supports up to 18 lbs., Tripods 25 lbs., extends 28-64")

SKU: TFTPV75FM18 MFR: PROVISTA7518B
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About the Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518

The ProVista 7518 Tripod is designed for videographers who need a heavy-duty tripod for a variety of field, studio, educational, and industrial applications. It supports cameras weighing up to 18 pounds. The ProVista is a three-section aluminum tripod with a non-glare black anodized finish. Quick release leg locks are easy to use even in the cold. For fast setup, the locks flip open and close with only a half twist.

The top-leg section of the tripod has double-strut construction for stability. A 75 millimeter claw ball adds mobility and stability to your shooting. The 3/8"-16 mounting screw will accept most professional tripod heads. The rubber feet provide traction on any surface, indoors and out. Maximum height for the ProVista is 64 inches, minimum height is 31 inches. Tripod weight without a head is 8 pounds.

Matched up perfectly to the ProVista 7518 tripod is the FM18 Fluid Head, which can also hold up to 18 pounds. Designed for heavy-duty use with Mini DVs and large camcorders, offering fluid-smooth 360° panning and 90° up-and-down tilting. Separate, easy-grip knobs lock and unlock the panning and tilting mechanism. The large platform measures 3-1/4" by 3".

The quick-release plate features a 3/8"-16 and 1/4"-20 mounting screw to attach most any camera to the platform easily. Two handles, which can be used together or separately in multiple positions are provided. The FM18 weighs 3.25 pounds. A durable, padded carrying bag is included in the Provista 7518 tripod and head kit.

The Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518 is commonly used for Stabilization, Video and more.The Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518: Lightweight, Stable and Unfolds quickly.

Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518 Includes

  • Davis & Sanford 75 Video Tripod With FM-18 Fluid Head
  • Padded Case
  • Davis & Sanford 10 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Stable (10) , Unfolds quickly (5) , Lightweight (4)
Cons:
Heavy (3)
Best Uses:
Stabilization (6) , Video (4)
Reviewer Profile:
Pro photographer (3) , Photo enthusiast (2) , Aspiring film maker (1) , Broadcast pro (1) , Casual photographer (1) , Enthusiast (1) , Parent (1) , Professional (1) , Semi-pro photographer (1) , Tech savvy (1) , University tech pro (1)

Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518 Features

  • Perfect for field, studio, educational or industrial applications
  • For video cameras & mini-DV's weighing up to 18 lbs
  • Heavy duty, double-strut, 3- section tripod and fluid head
  • Fluid Head w/18 lb capacity ensures smooth operation
  • Sliding quick release plate system affords variable balance control
  • 2 adjust/remove pan handles provides easy maneuverability
  • Bubble level for easy leveling
  • 75mm claw ball leveler w/3/8"-16" stud helps prevent camera vibration
  • Double-strut top leg section provides extra stability
  • Self-aligning metal quick-flip leg locks offer fast set up
  • Mid level spreader included adds additional support
  • Rubber feet grab any surface
  • Non-glare, black anodized finish

Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518 Specifications

Head Type Fluid Head
Max Height w/closed column 64"
Minimum Height 28"
Closed Length 34"
Max Load Capacity Tripod-25 lbs
Head- 18 lbs
Weight 10.3 lbs. (tripod alone is 8 lbs w/out head)
Notes fluid-smooth 360° panning and 90° up-and-down tilting
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