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9.3 out of 10

Vanguard Alta Pro 284CT

Alta Pro 284CT Central column moves from 0 to 180 degrees * Read more

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Overall 10
10

Very nice all-around Tripod

Belpherion, Adorama
15 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Generally, this is a solid product that will give years of great service and flexibility to take unique or difficult shots. The legs can bite you if you are not careful, especially if you decide to pick it up by the legs when they are in the widest spread position. Grab it by the head if you need to move it or the legs can swing in suddenly and pinch your fingers. Other than that little annoyance, the tripod is stable and strong.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

Great versitility and quaility

zachster7, Adorama
30 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Want to get low? This does it. Very versitle and functional for nearly any type of photography (and video). Light but very sturey in any position. Clearly the best, most sturdy, and most functional tripod in its price renge, or for that matter, better than most in much higher price ranges.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

Great tripod

Adorama
2 November 2011
  • Excerpt: This was a good buy. It is a little heavier than I thought it would be but it is also very stable. I love how the center column can be adjusted all around and it is very easy to use. I went with this one because I felt if I bought it it would be the last one I would need for quite some time.
  • Pros: Good construction, Good Stability, Very functional
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Overall 10
10

Sturdy High Quality

FGV, Adorama
31 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Great for macro photography, prevents blury slowshutter speed photos. Also good for panning andvideos.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Features 10
10
Ease of use 10
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Performance 10
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Ease of setup 10
10

Vanguard Alta Pro284CT

GPRO, opticsplanet.com
15 December 2010
  • Summary: I purchased this tripod for use with my high end DSLR after a recommendation from a pro photographer and haven't looked back. Compared to other much more expensive tripods in the same category, the Vanguard is every bit as good. Quick to setup and easily adjusted for rough terrain. Also purchased the Vanguard ABH-120K ball head which works beautifully. My background is engineering and I can honestly say that this equipment is very well made and is a great value.
  • Pros: Lightweight, sturdy, versatile, easy setup, excellent value
  • Cons: None
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Overall 4
4.0

Versatile, but not stable enough

cffs, Amazon
7 September 2012
  • Summary: On paper, this tripod is a very good compromise, but it didn't hold up to my expectations in the field. Notwithstanding the fact that one twist-lock broke immediately (it came with a broken nylon bushing), it was simply not stable enough for me. It was visibly shaky, with considerable flex.
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Overall 10
10

Top Teil

Fotojockel, Amazon
23 August 2012
  • Summary: Absolute Kaufempfehlung. Habe das Stativ im zusammenhang mit dem Kopf BBH300 von Vanguard gekauft. Ich kann nur sagen. Es hält was der Hersteller verspricht. Handling Von beiden Sachen absolut Super. Die Tasche vom Stativ ist so groß das der Kopf auf dem Stativ verbleiben kann. Einfach 90 grad abwinkeln, und schon passt das alles rein. Kaufempfehlung mit 5 Sternen. Viel Spaß damit. Ich habe ihn schon.
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