Vanguard Alta Pro 284 Carbon Tripod with SBH-100 Ball Head, 15.43lbs Max Load Capacity

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About Vanguard

The Vanguard Alta Pro 284 Carbon Tripod and SBH 100 ball head is an impressive pair. Alta Pro tripod have unmatched stability and flexibility, enabling more angle possibilities than ever before. Its innovative Multi-Angle Central Column (MACC) System allows users to move the central column from zero to 180-degree angles in variable vertical and horizontal positions making macro-photography and special wide-angle shots a breeze.

The Instant Swivel Stop-n-Lock (ISSL) System securely repositions the central column in one simple movement, in just a few seconds, while maintaining the tripod's stability. Additional tripod features include advanced camera vibration and shock control, aluminum alloy legs that adjust to 25, 50 and 80-degree angles, quick-flip leg locks, patented premium magnesium die-cast canopy, hexagon-shaped central column for extra stability and non-slip, spiked rubber feet for changing terrains. Its SBH-100 fluid-like ball head rotates 360 degrees and has smooth locking knobs, an outstanding loading capacity.

Vanguard Features

  • Central column moves from 0 to 180 degrees
  • Legs adjust to 25, 50 and 80-degree angles
  • Enables extreme low-angle photography
  • Compact, lightweight carbon fiber

Vanguard Specifications

Number of Leg Sections
Leg Diameter
28mm (1.10")
Bubble Level
2 pcs
Extended Height (with Column)
1600mm (63")
Min. Extended Height
1280mm (50.39")
Folded Height
535mm (21.06")
Maximum Loading Capacity
7kg (15.43lbs)
1.73kg (3.81lbs)

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Reviewed by 1 customers


Great for Studio work!!


from Washington, D.C. and Metro area  -  Pro Photographer

For typical camera support it's great but its even better as a strong and stable base for my 17" laptop that I use for preview shots.


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RANDY U  Does this tripod come with a bag? If not, can you purchase a Vanguard bag made for this tripod with ball head and how much is it??
Gregory S  Yes a bag with sling is included.
Gregory S  Sorry, I do not know about the Vanguard. I was answering questions about another brand and wrongly assumed the next question was about the same tripod.

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