Excerpt: I have used this tripod with my Nikon D90 and various lenses, to include a big, heavy Nikor 300mm f2.8. The tripod is solid and performs well. I like the fit and finish, and the many functions to include multiple locking positions for the legs at the pivots.
Excerpt: After reading the reviews and looking at Slik's Web site I settled on the 500DX. The super A.T.M. is very strong and stable. The weight isn't a big deal. The tripod sets up fast is very sturdy and easy to use.
Excerpt: I am a retired professional photographer who was looking to replace a well-worn tripod, and found the SLIK PRO 500DX to meet all my demands -- very well built, yet lightweight, and sturdy without being cumbersome... It is easy to unfold and extend and to close up.
Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
Excerpt: This is a monster of a tripod and the perfect choice for semi-pros like me. For the price I doubt if there is any better choice available. I bought this tripod after a lot of research and it has yielded me with perfect results.[@] A very stable tripod for those long exposure shots.
Excerpt: Very stable and quick to set up. It is a litle heavy. I use a backpack on photo hikes so weight is not an issue.The tripod is very well made and the head adjustments are smooth which was an issue for me with cheaper tripods as well as stability.Iam totally satisfied with this purchase.
Excerpt: If your veiwfinder can be seen from above take some pictures this Christmass from the viewpoint of a child thats kneehigh to a man! I found the short center shaft I've spent months looking for, I recommend buying one as well as a 2nd.
Pros: Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
Excerpt: Пользуюсь около трех лет, снимал видео как камерой Sony FX1000, так и фотоаппаратом Canon 5D Mark III. Штатив прекрасный, устойчивый, очень удобен в обращении, ручки классно сделаны - они не просто для перемещения влево/вправо вверх/вниз головы, они же и фиксируют голову, просто повернув ручку по...
Pros: - SLIK японская компания (штатив сделан в Тайване) - лучшее соотношение цена/качество - устойчивый - надежные крепления, за несколько лет эксплуатации ничего не разболталось - защелки (дают большой выигрыш в оперативности в отличие от гаек) - удобные ручки регулировки, они же выполняют роль фикса...