New Table Top Tripod From Sirui

The Sirui 3T-35R Table Top Tripod provides the perfect support for today’s popular mirror less cameras. With the ability to hold up to 8.8 lb,this versatile mini-tripod weighs just 15.2 oz, and reaches 13.4″ with its two-section column fully extended. With the column removed and the head installed directly to the legs the tripod has a minimum height of just 4.5″.

The ball head has an Arca compatible quick-release plate, and a 90° notch for shooting in portrait mode.

Available now at Camera West for $84.95 in red and black finishes.

TrioPod From Novoflex

The new Novoflex TrioPod is unlike any other tripod both in looks and functionality. Available in 5 different sets, the TrioPod base can be combined with 3 or 4 section aluminium or carbon fiber legs, hiking sticks or with mini legs.

Shown above is the TrioPod with the 3 section carbon fiber legs, the Trio CC (center column) and a Magic Ball Mini.

The TrioPod with 3 section legs has a maximum working height of 59.4” with the legs fully extended. Add 3 inches with the Trio CC attached. Detach the legs and the Trio CC and attach the mini legs and you have a mini tripod with a minimum height of 2.6”. (Seen below with the Magic Ball Mini)

The TrioPod with the 3 section carbon fiber legs, aluminum mini legs and Trio CC is available as a set at Camera West for $929.99.


New from Leica : Tripod and Ball Heads for the Traveller

The Leica Traveller Tripod ($525.) offers photographers a compact and lightweight professional tripod which makes it ideal when traveling. The tripod is made in Germany of eight layers of high grade carbon. The tripod can be used in a studio or on location. The rubber feet or steel spikes adapt to either a soft or hard surface. With only one adjustment, all tripod legs can be moved out and by disassembling the middle column, the tripod will be lighter and more compact. In addition, there is an optional tripod bag made of tear proof Cordura for easy and safe carrying.

  • Material : Carbon
  • Number of leg segments : 3
  • Max. & min. height : 4ft. 11 29/62 in x 3 5/16 in.
  • Max height excl. center column : 3ft. 11 41/64 in.
  • Packing dimensions : 20 15/32 in.
  • Weight : 2.65 lbs
  • Max. Load : 22.08 lbs

Leica Ballhead 38 (left) and 24.

Made in Germany, the Leica Ball Head 38 ($390.) offers more features than other similar ball heads. Its patented TILT function ensures that the ball moves only in one level, according to a 2-way tilt unit. The 15 STOP knob guarantees precise panoramic pictures as it locks the rotation of the ball in 15 steps. The ball head has an ultra compact quick release system which allows the photographer to mount additional cameras using the optional exchangeable mounting plates easily and quickly. Can be used with all compact cameras including the X-System and the M-System. Max load of 52.92 lb.

Made in Germany, the Leica Ball Head 24 ($285.) is made for small and compact cameras but depending on the leverage effect can be used with a medium weight camera like the Leica M. The simple and effective ball head with its mounting platform and a single locking knob that controls the 360 degrees panning and tilting is perfect for any photographer – the novice to the professional. The camera can be mounted directly to the ball head through the quick release system and ensures a speedy attachment. Max load of  26.46 lb.

New Tripod from Induro

Induro has announced the new LFB75S Dual Range (DR) Hi-Hat TableTop Tripod Set. Just like its slightly bigger brother, the new LFB75S was designed with both photographers and videographers in mind. This unique support system provides a range of capabilities that makes this tripod compatible with the requirements of still cameras as well as video platforms. Supporting up to a 165lb load, the new DR Hi-Hat Tabletop Tripod Set consists of both a short Aluminum Alloy tripod with 75mm Bowl, and a 75mm Half Ball Adapter.

Matching traditional Hi-Hat dimensions, the DR Hi-Hat’s go far beyond in terms of operational scope and flexibility. Each leg features a two section extension and three steps of variable angle adjustment, making height adjustments and terrain adjustments a breeze. Specially reinforced pivoting ovoid feet provide a sure grip on virtually any surface, plus the capability to be screwed, spiked or otherwise firmly secured to establish a rock-solid connection to a tabletop, the ground or a board.

Bubble levels are incorporated on the tripod spider, and three evenly spaced points provide secure 3/8″ and 1/4 inch threaded mounts for accessories.

The new Induro LFB75S DR Hi-Hat Tripod Set will be available in December 2012