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Vanguard Alta Pro 264AT
8.9 out of 10

Vanguard Alta Pro 264AT

Alta Pro 264AT Central column moves from 0 to 180 degrees * Read more

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Overall 9

User Review

rrstuff, pentaxforums.com
4 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Solid tripod, not as sturdy as some of the most expensive ones, but does the job well. In heavy wind, with longer lenses, there will be some vibrations. I don't have a high end tripod to compare to, but that was the only case where it was inadequate - 300mm lens in windy conditions.
  • Pros: quite stable when legs are spread out, lots of configurations, smooth ballhead, build quality
  • Cons: not as stable with extended center column, prone to sand damage (but all tripods are)
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Overall 10

Stable with amazing possibilities

Tracy B., Newegg
21 February 2012
  • Summary: Exteneding the legs is a little tough... Should wear in time. Pretty sure my Manfrotto struggled from this all those years back. Quickplate system on Vanguard heads is a little different, not better, but not worse than Manfrotto quick release system.
  • Pros: I upgraded from a Manfrotto 190XB series to this. I paired it with a Vangaurd ballhead (SBH-250) and am really enjoying the angles I use accomplish with this very stable tripod. Roughly 5 lbs with the head attached, not bad for an aluminum tripod. Tripod has a level and with a few twists, spiked ...
  • Cons: Bag that comes with it seems to fit the legs fine. Add a SBH-250 ballhead and no matter what it is sticking up past the bag. Not a dealbreaker. Vanguard suggested the Alta+ Bag 70 for this setup and it is very affordable based on what they told me. Manfrotto legs worked at one more angle, but I n...
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Overall 10

Excellent Tripod

James B., Newegg
7 October 2010
  • Summary: Some reported claims of splitting adapter screw and equipment. The adapter screw is a standard conversion nut with treads on the inside & outside. Once everything is mounded together the threads are totally confined & I just can't envision failure due to it splitting into two pieces.
  • Pros: Great Price. Stable. Tripod & mounted ball head with quick disconnect fit in furnished carrying case.
  • Cons: None.
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Overall 8

Good enough for me

bot, WEX
27 January 2016
  • Summary: I spent weeks agonising on a tripod for my budget. This ticked all the boxes in terms of features I required, including the flexibility of creating macro pictures. I was aware before I bought it the shortcomings of the ballhead - less control than the next model up - but for me it's not an issue.
  • Pros: Durable, Great Features
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Overall 10


Tristan, WEX
30 April 2014
  • Summary: Fantastic tripod and head, solid stable and easy to use, perfect really
  • Pros: Durable, Great Features, Great Picture Quality, Lightweight, Simple Controls
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Overall 7

"Vanguard Alta Pro Z64AT"

Quinten, Camerashop
12 January 2014
  • Excerpt: De kop bovenaan is wat instabiel en dus wat teleurstellend. Je kan je toestellen niet echt goed focussen op één punt.
  • Pros: Gewicht
  • Cons: Instabiele kop, De dure prijs, Het woord „PRO" in de omschrijving.
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Overall 10

"Vanguard Alta Pro 264AT"

Johan, Camerashop
19 September 2013
  • Conclusion: ik raad dit product aan
  • Pros: klein, met voldoende draagkracht, kantelbare middenzuil, gewicht, stevige materialen
  • Cons: 3 secties per been, Meegeleverde hoes iets te klein
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Overall 8

"Vanguard Alta Pro 264AT"

Etienne, Camerashop
28 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Heb mij onlangs dit statief en de PH-31statiefkop. aangeschaft Als amateur van natuur en marcro fotografie, is deze aanschaf zeker een meevaller. Zeer wendbaar en stabiel. Echt een aanrader.
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Overall 8

"mooi produkt"

linda, Camerashop
22 December 2010
  • Excerpt: sinds 2 weken eigenaar ALTA PRO 264 AT en ik ben uiterst tevreden. Is zeer stabiel en veranderen van positie gaat vlot en snel en je kan er bijna alle kanten mee uit. Prijs/kwaliteit is het een goede aankoop en voor de amateurfotograaf een aanrader.
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