The SLIK Pro 550DX has a ABLE 300DX HEAD 3-way pan head with quick release for easy mounting and removal of a DSLR or mirrorless camera. The head can hold up to 6.0 kg of equipment.
The PRO 550 series are capable of handling the weight of a professional full-frame DSLRs or mirrorless cameras with heavy lenses. It can handle up to 3.0 kg of equipment yet it keeps itself light in case the tripod needs to be moved around. It offers professional photographers and advanced amateurs the strength and stability they need. SLIK’s exclusive AMT super titanium alloy legs make the PRO 550 tripods rock steady yet lighter than it looks.
“What’s so great about AMT alloy?” You may be thinking. AMT has a 40% greater strength to weight ratio than standard aluminum. The legs are lighter weight yet stronger than the standard metal used in most of today’s tripods. This lightweight comes with a price comparable to other standard aluminum tripods.
The SLIK Pro 550DX also makes setting up easy with secure, speed-release leg locks. A gearless center column and 3-position, adjustable angle leg locks allow easy set-up on uneven ground or steps. The SLIK PRO 550DX center column is two threaded pieces that convert the top piece to a short column. Combined with the adjustable leg angle locks the tripod lowers to 325mm for low angle or macro photography.
SLIK Super Alloy A.M.T.
A.M.T. alloy has a 40% greater strength to weight ratio than standard aluminum, meaning the legs are lighter weight yet stronger than the standard metal used in most of today's tripods.
Head mounting screw
Corresponding to both U1/4 and U3/8 head mounting screws.
3-steps leg angle adjustment
Leg angle adjustable from a high position to a low position.
Lever-type leg lock
Robust leg lock system that can operate quickly and easily.
Plastic lever-type leg lock
Compact and light-weight plastic leg lock.
|Maximum Operating Height:||1,870mm|
|Minimum Operating Height:||325mm|
|Maximum Center Column Ext.:||275mm|
|Head Portion Weight:||650g|
|Leg Portion Weight:||1,730g|
|Leg Lock Type:||S.R.L.|
|How To Mount Camera:||Q.R.S. 6123|
|Number of Leg Sections:||5|
|Shape of Leg Pipe/Tube:|
|Diameter of the first upper leg:||26.8mm|
|Type of Center Column Elevation:||Center column type|
|Panhead:||3-way pan head ABLE 300DX HEAD|
|Type of Bubble Level:||–|
|Special Features:||Multi-position leg|