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Slik Pro 500DX
8.2 out of 10

Slik Pro 500DX

Great Deal: $99.95

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Overall 10
10

Nice sturdy Tripod

D.H., Adorama
10 January 2010
  • Excerpt: I like the height and sturdiness of this Tripod. I don't think this is heavy at all. Well made too.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Good solid performer

Albaricoque, Adorama
26 July 2009
  • 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.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Quality construction
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Overall 10
10

Just what I was looking for

Adorama
23 March 2009
  • 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.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

Great Tripod

Jacko, Adorama
6 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Exactly what I was Looking for- It squats real low for those macro shots.
  • Pros: Best Tripod Yet, Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

ADORAMA TELLS IT LIKE IT IS!

704timber, Adorama
1 January 2009
  • 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
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Overall 10
10

Very stable tripod for a good price

neelsky, Adorama
21 September 2008
  • 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.
  • Pros: Easy to use, Good Stability, Sturdy
  • Cons: Slightly heavy
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Overall 10
10

Very Stable

mrm, Adorama
23 July 2008
  • Excerpt: This tripod is very sturdy. I use it for wildlife photography and it does the job. It is a little heavy if your going to hike very far but not to bad.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Unfolds Quickly
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
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I am totally satisfied with this tripod

Old Chuck, Adorama
5 February 2007
  • 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.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Unfolds Quickly
  • Cons: Heavy but priced right
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Overall 10
10

Best use for their 4 way release plate!

Adorama
18 December 2006
  • 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
  • Cons: 6 leg locks, 340 has 9
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10

User Review

mail4ilya, Yandex
29 June 2014
  • 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...
  • Cons: - не обнаружено
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