The Velbon Videomate 638/F Aluminum Tripod is a 4.37 lbs camera support with a fluid pan-and-tilt head. It can reach a maximum height of 5.61ft with the geared center column fully extended and it has a minimum working height of 4.54ft. This portable tripod folds down to 26.38". The Videomate 638 will support a maximum of 8.82 lbs. This is an ideal tripod for today's lightweight video cameras.