3 Legged Thing Charles 2.0 Aluminium Tripod and AirHed Pro Kit
The 3 Legged Thing Charles 2.0 Aluminium Tripod and AirHed Pro Kit in darkness (black) is an incredibly stable modular tripod, which is ideal for landscape, astrophotography, studio sessions and more.
- Sturdy aerospace grade magnesium alloy tripod legs and column, which is ideal for high payloads up to 40kg
- All-in-one tripod system, which is versatile and modular for conversion into a tabletop tripod, boom and monopod
- Removable centre column for ground level shooting and a high maximum extended reach of just under 2m
- Kit includes a smooth 360º panning Arca Swiss compatible ball head with equally high 40kg load capacity
- Kit includes everything required for shooting and maintenance with a multitool and even a bottle opener!
3 Legged Thing Charles 2.0 Aluminium Tripod and AirHed Pro Kit Summary
The 3 Legged Thing Charles 2.0 Aluminium Tripod and AirHed Pro Kit is an incredibly stable modular tripod, which has been designed for landscapes, astro, studio and other types of photography which require a stable system. The legs and column are made from Aerospace grade Magnesium Alloy for which 3 Legged Thing are well known, and the tripod is quick and easy to set up with 3-section legs and a single section removable column. The ability to remove the centre column supports ground-level shooting for macro and creative angles, whilst all three legs also detach, in order to convert into a monopod or table top tripod.
Charles 2.0 also boasts an impressive 18:1 load to weight ratio, which enables it to support up to 40kg of equipment, which matches the ultra-strong 3 Legged Thing AirHed Pro ball head, which is included in this kit. The individually adjustable leg angles work seamlessly on uneven terrain and the tripod can reach a maximum height of 1.94m to support tall photographers and shooting on slopes.
Key 3 Legged Thing Charles 2.0 Aluminium Tripod Features
- Incredibly stable aluminium tripod for use during any conditions outdoors
- Maximum extended height of nearly 2 metres / 6 ft
- Impressive 40kg load capacity and load to weight ratio of 18:1
- Removable centre column for ground-level shooting
- Legs and column made from aerospace grade magnesium alloy
- 3 detachable legs convert to monopod, booms or tabletop tripod
- Individually adjustable leg angles for use on various terrains
- Easy to take apart for maintenance and cleaning
- Unique Parallel leg locks with cap to prevent accidental disassembly
- Patented Tri-mount plate with multiple mounting points
- Double-ended mounting bolt with 3/8”-16 and 1/4”-20 threads
- 5 year warranty
Key 3 Legged Thing AirHed Pro Features
- Arca-Swiss compatible tripod ball head with 360º panning function
- Quick release plate
- Load capability up to 40kg
- Built-in Bubble level
- Colour-coordinated controls for intuitive operation day or night
3 Legged Thing Charles 2.0 Aluminium Tripod and AirHed Pro Kit in More Detail
Versatile modular system
The Tripod (which is also available as Charles 2.0 Aluminium tripod legs only) continues 3 Legged Thing’s trend of being convertible, with a detachable column and all there detachable legs. This provides a versatile tripod system, which adapts to any shooting situation, whether you need a tall landscape tripod or use it in ultra compact table top mode.
3 Legged Thing accessory ecosystem
Charles 2.0 comes with Rubber Bootz interchangeable footwear with 1/4"-20 thread, which is compatible with a wide range of tripod accessories. These include footwear for every type of surface such as Stainless Steel Stilettoz, which are premium steel knurled edge long spikes and shorter 3 Legged Thing Heelz.
Airhed Pro ball head
3 Legged Thing’s AirHed Pro features a knurled knob, which is used to control the ball head, which can be tightened in a variety of positions, whilst able to rotate 360 ̊ on its base. The control knob tightens the clamp, so users can be sure that the camera is held securely in place and there’s even a bubble level, to help with composition alignment.
Highlight features include:
- Tested to support top-down loads of 40kg for supreme stability
- A detachable twist clamp can be mounted directly on to the Tri-mount plate for greater versatility when being used as a tripod or converted to a monopod
- Aerospace-grade magnesium alloy ball with smooth locking mechanism makes operation quick and fluid
- The head features colour-coordinated knobs to make it easy to identify at any time
- The twist clamp can be removed from the AirHed and used on any 3/8" threaded device
- AirHed Pro has a powerful locking mechanism without requiring excessive force to lock
What’s in the box
- Charles 2.0 Magnesium Alloy Tripod
- AirHed Pro Arca-Swiss compatible ball head
- Premium clamshell-style protective carry bag with detachable, adjustable shoulder strap
- Toolz carabiner multitool with Hex Key, Coin Turn and Bottle Opener
- QR Octa Arca-Swiss compatible quick-release plate with 1/4"-20 screw thread
- Microfibre Head Bag
Whether you capture landscapes, astro, studio work or other types of photography where a stable tripod is required, the 3 Legged Thing Charles 2.0 Aluminium Tripod and AirHed Pro Kit is a worthy choice. The tripod legs are made from high-quality aerospace grade magnesium alloy, which is stable, durable and strong. Charles 2.0 also features innovative modular conversion into a boom, monopod or tabletop tripod, as well as the ability to shoot extremely low to the ground with the column reversed. With a maximum extended height of nearly 2 metres you have every possible shooting situation covered, including hills and slopes.
These innovations aside, 3 Legged Thing engineer their equipment to withstand high loads of camera equipment and both the Charles 2.0 legs and AirHed Pro ball head have a maximum top down payload of 40kg. This is ample for even the heaviest of professional camera bodies and longer telephoto lenses which are needed for landscape photography. The professional ball head is equally sturdy with a smooth 360º panning action and Arca Swiss compatibility, which complements this kit perfectly for photographers who need a stable and extremely versatile all-in-one tripod solution.
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