The Vanguard Espod CX 234AP 4-section aluminum tripod with PH-23 pan head will certainly impress you with its modern style and ease of use. The Espod CX 234AP features an impressive maximum load for such a compact tripod at 3.5kg/7.7lbs. The ergonomic handle of its pan head positions smoothly and easily. The top panning system allows for quick portrait mode set-up. Other features include a strong canopy, 4 leg sections, quick flip leg locks, rubber feet and a central column anti-shock ring.