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(From company literature) SLIK Pro 330 DX. The latest metal, SLIK's exclusive A.M.T. super titanium alloy legs make the Pro 330 DX lighter weight than similar tripods, but with more rigidity for a more secure hold on your camera. It folds down small to just 23.5 inches and weighs just 3.5 pounds making this tripod great for traveling.


The emphasis on the PRO 330 DX is ease of use. Any tripod should be easy to use, so that that you spend more time concentrating on your subject, and enjoying your photography, than you do stressing about and fussing with your equipment. The lightest of the PRO series, the PRO 330 DX makes setting up easy with secure, yet fast speed release leg locks, gearless center column for quick height adjustments, and 3 position adjustable angle legs for easy set up on uneven ground or steps. This adjustable angle feature can also be used to lower the camera for extremely low angle or macro photography out in the field.


Despite it’s featherweight and ease of use, the PRO 330 DX can hold nearly 8 pounds of camera and lens. Perfect for the photographer with a digital camera or lightweight SLR camera and lens. Plus the head is removable, so that a variety of other heads, like one of the SLIK ball heads, can be used in place of the included all-metal 3-way pan head with quick release.


With it’s application of lightweight super alloy, the SLIK PRO 330 DX presents a economical alternative to the more expensive carbon fiber tripods, allowing you to travel light, on any budget.


The PRO 330 DX is available in both Black and natural A.M.T. super alloy finish.



Specifications (with head):

  • Panhead: 3-Way Pan/Tilt with Quick Release
  • Column Type: Rapid
  • Number of Leg Sections: 3
  • Leg Lock Type: Speed Release Lock
  • Maximum Operating Height: 160 cm / 63 in.
  • Minimum Operating Height: 51 cm / 20.07 in.
  • Maximum Center Column Extension: 36 cm / 14.1 in.
  • Folded Length: 60 cm / 23.6 in.
  • Maximum Load: 4 kg / 8.8 lbs
  • Weight: 1.57 kg / 3.46 lbs

Keywords: SLIK Tripod Rapid Panhead Quick-Release


ccallana

Registered: November 2006
Posts: 9
SLIK Pro 330 DX review by ccallana
Review Date: 1/6/2007 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $80.00| Rating: 8 

 
Pros: Lightweight, Inexpensive, Head included
Cons: 3 way pan head can be complicated

When I was looking for a general purpose tripod I looked around at some of the more well known brands, some of there really cheap ones, etc - then I came across SLIK. Great quality, for a not so bad price.


Comes with a nice 3 way pan head - which works ok for me since I wanted it for both dSLR photography and video camera use - although with 3 things to keep track of, it gets a bit complicated sometimes.


Its very lightweight, easy to carry around, easy to store - holds everything I've thrown at it so far - but I don't have any really big glass yet. Legs work with quick clips, very easy to use. They can lay out in 3 different positions for varying heights. You can get a short center column if you want to get really low (haven't got this yet)


I would recommend this as a nice general purpose tripod for anybody.


 






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