The Vinten Vision Blue5 Pozi-Loc Tripod with Head and Mid-Level Spreader is a precision-engineered two-stage, aluminum tripod with a Vision blue5 pan and tilt head with continuous counterbalance and infinite drag. This head offers a full +/- 90deg. of smooth tilt movement with a counterbalance range of 12.1 to 26.5 lb (at 100 mm CofG), ideal for contemporary portable digital cameras. In addition to the infinitely variable LF drag system and always-available whip pan movement, an illuminated leveling bubble delivers a short set-up time. The Vision blue5 head weighs only 5.5 lb. The lightweight, compact tripod has a maximum height of 5.1', weighs only 7 lb, folds down to 28" for transport and includes a mid-level spreader.