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9.1* out of 10

Induro AKB2

Great Deal: $146.00

Reviews and Problems with Induro AKB2

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Overall 8

After use in the field: Update

Doug RC, Adorama
19 February 2013
  • Excerpt: In my first review I complained about 'panorama' inadequacy. I was a bit too harsh. Actually with my camera locked down solidly there's still enough freedom in the horizontal rotation for fine smooth panorama to be done . . a bit tighter and that locks out as well, the head is much more versatile than I'd given it credit for.**Fragile, the plastic lock-plates on the legs get brittle in extreme cold.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
  • Cons: Fragile In Cold
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Overall 8

Rock Solid Unit!

Doug from Pittsfield, Adorama
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I was amazed at how light the AKB2 actually is, for it's size. At 5'6" tall I can use this model without need to extend the center post = SOLID support. I use this with Pentax K-30 and Sony SLT-A57, both with a wide assortment of lenses, including 300 and 400mm telephoto. I really like the FAST lock down convenience of the Ballhead and snap locks on the 3 section legs. Fast Fast FAST!
  • Pros: Fast setup, Good Stability, Great Quick Release, Strong Clamp, Super Light
  • Cons: Not For Panoramas
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Overall 10

Great Tripod... Great Price!!!

W Images, Adorama
10 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Really glad I went with the Induro. Did alot of research online and this was the best value! Under $200 for a sturdy tripod with a ball head... cant beat it!
  • Pros: Good Stability, Heavy duty for big lenses
  • Cons: None
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