Offering maximum strength and stability, the Velbon C-500 is a video camera tripod and an essential everyday camera accessory. Designed for the passionate photographers of today, this mid-sized modern camera trivet belongs to the C series of tripods from Velbon. To enable effortless portability, this tripod weighs only 1700 g. In addition to this, the Velbon C-500 also has the capacity to mount a load of up to 3000 g.
The in-built spirit level ensures that the tripod is levelled from front-to-back and side-to-side for precise horizontal and vertical panning. In addition to this, the tripod also integrates the tilt motion to make sure that you have sufficient control over the whole unit while shooting videos.
As a videographer, you tend to be always on the move and hence easy transportability may be one of your critical demands while shooting. To fulfil this concern, the Velbon C-500 when closed is compact and measures 620 mm. Furthermore, you could adjust the tripod to the desired height level starting from a minimum operating height of 600 mm and a maximum operating height of 1520 mm.
With the three legged section of the Velbon C-500 video camera trivet you could achieve consistent and smooth panning. The aluminium braced, spiked feet of this camera stand firmly grips onto the ground and especially useful on slopes, making it simple and convenient for extensive outdoor expeditions. The diameter of the first upper leg measures 23.2 mm.
Designed with your comfort in mind, Velbon C-500 features a 2-way PH-358 fluid video head along with a 4-position handle which facilitates easy tilting in both horizontal and vertical directions. Equipped with a quick release plate, this trivet allows you to attach and remove the camera without delay while changing lenses, batteries or for handheld shooting.
Apart from adjusting the height of the legs you could make further adjustments to the overall height with the geared height elevator. This in turn helps you achieve fine and controlled elevation. The radial braces of the Velbon C-500 provide extra stability which is required for shooting slow, precise videos.The radial braces are also capable of minimising shakes during operation.
In addition to all these beneficial factors, the Velbon C-500 is integrated with an Independent Pan Lock. This self-regulating lock ensures sturdy panning of the axis. Crafted with comfort, the Velbon C-500 helps you capture improved, sharp and quality shots anywhere, anytime.
9 May, 2012