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(From company literature) Velbon Sherpa 600R. Strong and versatile tripods for both professionals and advanced amateurs.

This model features a sliding center column which is removable, so that it can be inverted, making a more versatile tripod. Sherpa 600R has a choice of 3 leg angles, allowing the tripod to be operated with maximum stability and giving low level capabilities-down to just 29cm. Other features include a splittable center column to allow near ground level operation and PH-157Q 3-way panhead with Velbon's quick release system and one touch locking of pan and tilt actions.

  • Panhead: PH-157Q 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head with Quick Release
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Column Type: Rapid
  • Number of Leg Sections: 3
  • Leg Lock Type: Quick Lever
  • Leg Diameter: 26 mm / 1.02 in.
  • Maximum Height: 170 cm / 67 in.
  • Minimum Height: 29 cm / 11.4 in.
  • Folded Length: 63 cm / 24.8 in.
  • Maximum Load: 4 kg / 8.8 lbs
  • Weight: 2 kg / 4.4 lbs

Keywords: Velbon Tripod Rapid Panhead Quick-Release


Registered: July 2010
Posts: 6
Velbon Sherpa 600R review by cmm895
Review Date: 7/4/2010 Would you recommend the product? No | Total Spent: $100.00| Rating: 7 

Pros: lightweight
Cons: poor build quality

I bought this tripod for a holiday to New Zealand after reading reviews on the net. After only a few days one of the legs broke off and for the rest of the trip I had to be very careful while using it.

The build quality of this tripod is poor and I havent contacted the store I bought this tripod from yet but it is under a two year waranty.


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