The Benro Tortoise 24C Carbon Fiber 2 Series Tripod System with S4Pro Video Head available at digiDirect is a combination of the S4Pro Fluid Head, and Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs presenting excellent value for concerning content creators.
Benro Tortoise 24C Carbon Fiber 2 Series Tripod System with S4Pro Video Head is a portable travel-friendly system that supports up to 8.8 lb loads and has a working height range of 22.5cm to 158.5 cm. The head features a flat base, which makes it well suited to sliders and jibs, while the legs have a leveling ball to flat base head fitting, allowing you to mount the S4Pro to the legs and take advantage of the quick leveling capabilities of a ball base. The carbon fiber legs utilize twist locks leg locks for fast and secure setup. The head fitting on the legs incorporate a 1/4"-20 accessory mounting port, allowing you to attach a variety of accessories. The carbon fiber legs feature independent movement with three locking angles and a push-button locking system. The rubber feet feature three distinct contact surfaces providing a grip on whether the legs are vertical, on an angle, or nearly horizontal when positioned. You can remove the rubber feet and replace them with the included spiked feet if you wish.
The S4Pro head has two steps of counterbalance and features fixed pan and tilt drag and has independent pan and tilt locks. The tilt range is +90/-65°, while the pan range is a full 360°. The included camera plate can be adjusted forward/backward to let you find the optimal balance for your camera. An integrated safety catch helps ensure that the plate doesn't accidentally slide free and introduce your camera to the effects of gravity. Two camera screws are supplied—1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16—that can be stored underneath the camera plate on the head itself, in dedicated slots. For attaching accessories, there's a 1/4"-20 threaded hole on each side of the head to which you can secure articulating arms.
Benro Tortoise 24C Carbon Fiber 2 Series Tripod System with S4Pro Video Head
4kgs Payload, 2-Step Counterbalance
Flat Base Fluid Head
Leveling Ball to Flat Base Fitting
22.5 to 158.5 cm. Height Range
S4Pro Fluid Head
S4Pro Fluid Head is a compact fluid video head ideal for mirrorless and DSLR camera setups weighing up to 4 kgs. Featuring a 60mm flat base with a 3/8"-16 threaded hole, it can be used with matching 60mm flat base tripods and tripods with flat base adapters. At the same time, thanks to the flat base, it can be mounted on sliders, jibs, monopods, and other support gear. It can efficiently be moved between such gear.
The S4Pro is natively set at 1 step of counterbalance. At the push of a button on the side of the head, an additional step is added to a total of 2 steps. Next to that button is a release switch that takes you back to 1 step. There is no zero setting. The head features fixed pan and tilt drag and has independent pan and tilt locks. The tilt range is +90/-75°, and the pan range is a full 360°.
Some parts of the head are made of magnesium and other parts of aluminum. Virtually the entire head, including its knobs, is made of robust yet lightweight metal. A pan bar is included that can be attached to a rosette adapter on the left or right side of the head, for left- or right-handed users. A camera plate is included that can be adjusted forward/backward to let you find the optimal balance for your camera. A safety lock on the plate ensures that once mounted, the plate won't slip out if you move it in either direction too much. Two camera screws are supplied—1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16—that can be stored underneath the camera plate on the head itself, in dedicated slots. For attaching accessories, there's a 1/4"-20 threaded hole on each side of the head to which you can secure articulating arms.
S4Pro Fluid Head
4 kgs., payload
flat base with 3/8"-16 female
2 steps of counterbalance
Fixed pan and tilt drag
Independent pan and tilt locks
+90/-65° tilt range
360° pan range
Made of magnesium and aluminum
Rosette adapters on the left and right side for attaching the included pan bar
Sliding camera plate with safety lock
1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 camera screws included and can be stored in dedicated spaces on the top of the head, underneath the camera plate
Two 1/4"-20 threaded holes for accessories
Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs
The legs include a flat base to ball head adapter fitting, allowing you to mount a flat base fluid head onto the legs and enjoy the quick leveling benefits of a ball base.
The wide-leg spread range of the tripod allows you to use it to get as low as 22.5 cm off the ground, and as high as 158.5cm above the ground, while maintaining a stable shooting platform
The legs feature an "Auto-Hold Leg Adjustment System" that allows you to press and release the leg lock, move that leg to position, and then press a button to release the lock on that leg to secure the leg angle
Rubber twist locks allow you to loosen and extend or collapse each leg independently of the other legs. The rubber grips provide a good grip and are gentle on your hands
The attached rubber feet feature three distinct angles to contact the mounting surface. This allows the feet to provide a wide contact surface for increased grip and stability when compared to standard conical shaped feet when the legs are set to acute angles
The rubber feet can be removed and replaced with the included spiked feet
|Camera Plate Features||Sliding Balance Plate|
|Camera Mounting Screw||1/4"-20 Male
|Plate Dimensions||10.49 x 5 cm|