Velbon Ultra LUXi-L

Velbon Ultra LUXi-L is an Aluminium 5 section tripod and supplied with the larger 2-handle PHD-41Q aluminium pan & tilt head and ideal for use with a standard digital SLR camera system. The tripod features Patented TRUNNION shaft system with High quality 5-section aluminium legs and PHD-41Q aluminium pan & tit head included. The Velbon Ultra LUXi-L has maximum height of 63.4″ (161cm), maximum height (with center column down) 53.5″ (136cm), minimum height 7.4″ (19cm), Folded Length 15.3″ (39cm), Load Capacity 4.4 lbs (2kg), and weighs 2.91 lbs (1.320kg).

Overall Rating: ★★★★★ | Latest Price Info

User Opinions

Velbon Ultra LUXi-L User Reviews

Ultra Compact Tripod w/o Compromise
“I have searched many years for a good ultra compact tripod with few compromises. The Ultra Luxi-L fits the bill. When folded it is a mere 15″ in length; yet it expands up to 63″. The tripod head is top-notch with level indicators, quick release, 3-way pan/tilt, etc. It is versatile and adjusts quickly and easily. It’s also very stable. It’s great for hikes and other outdoor activities.” – By Dr. Dix
Rating: ★★★★★

Sweet Support
“This is my favorite tripod. I use it for micro 4/3 format cameras, you might want something heavier for larger and heavier cameras. I took the pan/tilt head off and use a small ball head to make it even smaller and to save weight, but the pan head is very good and comes with bubble levels. It extends as high as I need (Im 5’11”) yet is very compact when collapsed. The simple and fast way the legs extend with just a twist is far better than anything I have used before.” – By Giggley
Rating: ★★★★★

Innovative leg design and light weight
“The Velbon Ultra line is the best easily portable tripod I’ve ever tried. I also have purchased the Maxi M and Maxi L versions of these sticks on prior occasions. Super quick set-up and breakdown with no latches or nobs to break off. Lock the legs with a simple twist of the leg joints. Extremely small and lightweight.” – By Macauley
Rating: ★★★★★

Solid tripod
“This is a solid tripod. Fast to extend the tripod legs by turning the rubber foot clockwise. It’s very light weight, which is ideal for traveling. I highly recommend this tripod.” – By Karen
Rating: ★★★★★

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Features & Specifications

Velbon Ultra LUXi-L Features & Specifications

Compact and lightweight, the Velbon Ultra LUXi-L Tripod incorporates the patented “Twist Lock” leg-locking system, which allows its legs to lock and unlock quickly and simply with just a half turn twist. This unique system speeds up the set-up time significantly. This model also features the Trunion Shaft System (TSS), where the main leg-bolts are now positioned directly above the shaft, which makes the tripod even more compact when closed.

The tripod’s unique leg assembly allows for a five-section tripod with a great expansion/contraction ratio (~63″ extended & ~15″ collapsed). It is especially ideal for use as a traveling tripod, to be used with a standard digital SLR camera system.

The included PHD-41Q is a fully-featured 3-way pan/tilt head, with separate (removable) control handles and a quick release system.

* Independent leg spread allows each leg to be positioned at different angles, with a choice of three preset angles.

* Split center column for low-angle work

* Top-leg diameter of 24mm

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