The Velbon Videomate 538/F Aluminum Tripod is a 3.6lbs camera support with a fluid pan-and-tilt head. It can reach a maximum height of 5.28ft with the geared center column fully extended and it has a minimum working height of 4.19ft. This portable tripod folds down to 24.02". The Videomate 538 will support a maximum of 6.61lbs. This is an ideal tripod for today's lightweight video cameras.