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(From company literature) SLIK Pro 340 DX. A professional tripod using SLIK A.M.T. alloy uses Titanium and Magnesium to reduce weight. 4 leg sections allow it to fold down smaller for easy transportation. Recommended for high-end point and shoot digital cameras and compact digital SLRs.

Specifications (with head):

  • Panhead: 3-Way Pan/Tilt with Quick Release
  • Column Type: Rapid
  • Number of Leg Sections: 4
  • Leg Lock Type: Speed Release Lock
  • Maximum Operating Height: 147 cm / 57.87 in.
  • Minimum Operating Height: 46 cm / 18.11 in.
  • Maximum Center Column Extension: 31 cm / 12.2 in.
  • Folded Length: 49 cm / 19.29 in.
  • Maximum Load: 5 kg / 11 lbs
  • Weight: 1.58 kg / 3.48 lbs

Keywords: SLIK Tripod Rapid Panhead Quick-Release


Registered: November 2006
Posts: 15
SLIK Pro 340 DX review by jeans
Review Date: 11/17/2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $140.00| Rating: 8 

Pros: light,tall
Cons: vulnerable to rough treatment

Traveling (abroad) poses requirements that differ from thos when shooting local stuff.
I was going to walk a lot and didn't want to carry my heavy tripod.
Slik Pro 340DX looked like a nice option that won't require to shell out a lot, like Gitzo carbon-fiber ones.
After using it with Nikon D70 and Nikkor 80-200/2.8 and Nikkor 17-35/2.8 I can say that it fulfilled my requirements.
The tripod is tall enough for my needs - had to duck my head some, but then I never use the centerpost.
The images I brought back were perfectly sharp despite the light weight of the tripod.
I'm not sure that 340DX will stand rough treatment well though.


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