Vanguard Alta+ 234A Aluminum Alloy Tripod with PH-22 Panhead, Tripod Bag, Maximum Height 57", Supports 6.6 lbs.

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About Vanguard 234A

The Vanguard Alta 234AP Aluminum Alloy Tripod is designed to meet the requirements of the most demanding photographer, the Alta+ aluminum alloy tripod offers a magnesium alloy canopy and head. The legs can all be adjusted individually to 3 different angles (25° 50° 80°) for uneven terrain and low angle shooting.

The dual locking safety mechanism and anti-shock ring prevent the damage that can be caused by camera vibration and will eliminate any worries you might have about your equipment falling from the tripod during transportation.

The ergonomic handle, easy to lock panhead and splicing handle for carrying are just a few of the additional features offered by this series. Includes Magnesium PH-22 two-handle, three-way panhead with QS-50 quick shoe.

Vanguard 234A Features

  • Dual locking safety mechanisms
  • Clip Locks
  • Capable of low angle photography

Vanguard 234A Specifications

Folded height
Extended height
Max load
6.6 lbs
Diameter of leg
Number of sections
Best for
Aluminum Alloy
3.42 lbs
Vanguard 5 year warranty

Vanguard 234A Reviews

Reviewed by 2 customers


Very Solid Performer


from Jacksonville, FL  -  Photo Enthusiast

Though I am not a pro (yet), I need good equipment for decent prices and this definately was a good buy. I take it everywhere with me. Good quality-I'm very pleased with it.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Best Tripod I Have ever got my hands on


from Jasper Canada  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I have used similar brands like Manfrotto (bulky and heavy), the Vanguard 234 is an alround light weight easy to unfold, versitile and flexible yet stable. I have bought a sony 70-400 zoom lense weighing 1.5kg the body weighs 500 gms. Thats 2 kgs with perfect stability and control. The PH-22 head is amazing, quick and easy to use, pan and tilt to almost all angles, and a quick slip plate for speedy access. I thouroughly reconmend this package to anyone looking for a light weight yet sturdy tripod. I have used this tripod in some very rugged terrain (hard to access places) and it seems that this tripod was made to follow me into those places.

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