The Velbon Videomate 438 Aluminum Tripod is a 2.71lbs camera support with a fluid pan-and-tilt head. It can reach a maximum height of 5.03ft with the geared center column fully extended and it has a minimum working height of 4.15ft. This portable tripod folds down to 23.23". The Videomate 438 will support a maximum of 4.41lbs. This is an ideal tripod for today's lightweight video cameras.