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THK Photo introduces ten new SLIK PRO Series tripods

THK introduces the SLIK PRO 340 QF for digital cameras that have HD video recording capability. The 504QF-II is a smooth-moving fluid effect 2-way pan head with quick release for easy mounting and removal of a DSLR, video camera or light-weight camera. THK also introduces the SLIK PRO 500 HD with the SH-736HD Dual Use Photo/Video Fluid Effect Pan Head. Furthermore, SLIK has released eight carbon fiber tripods and one new monopod to completely update the SLIK PRO CF line of tripods...

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Check-out the current line of Slik Pro Tripods at Shopping.comNEW SLIK PRO 340 QF Tripod With 504QF-II Dual Use Photo/Video Fluid Effect Pan Head

The PRO 340 QF was created for digital cameras that have HD video recording capability. The 504QF-II is a smooth-moving fluid effect 2-way pan head with quick release for easy mounting and removal of a DSLR, video camera or light-weight camera. This head is specifically designed for photo and video use. The 2-way pan head moves in two directions like a professional video head while still having a quick release platform that flips up and locks for taking vertical shots.

SLIK's exclusive A.M.T. super Aluminum-Magnesium-Titanium alloy legs make the PRO 340 QF tripod in black very steady. The A.M.T. alloy has a 40% greater strength to weight ratio than standard aluminum. This makes the legs lighter and stronger than the standard metal used in most tripods.

This compact tripod has 4 leg sections to collapse down to just over 20 inches, making the PRO 340 QF great for traveling and backpacking.

The PRO 340 QF makes setting up easy with secure, speed-release leg locks. Padded leg wraps make the tripod more comfortable to carry. 3-position, multi-angle leg locks allow easy set-up on uneven ground or steps.

The PRO 340 QF has a gearless center column that unscrews into two pieces converting the top piece into a short column. This feature combined with the adjustable leg angle locks allow the tripod to be lowered to 10 inches for very low angle or macro photography in the field.


NEW SLIK PRO 500 HD Tripod With New SH-736HD Dual Use Photo/Video Fluid Effect Pan Head

The PRO 500 HD was created for DSLR's that have HD video recording capability. The SH-736HD is a smooth-moving fluid effect 2-way pan head with quick release for easy mounting and removal of a DSLR, video camera or camera. This all-metal head is specifically designed for photo and video use. The 2-way pan head moves in two directions like a professional video head.

The SH-736HD has pan and tilt drag controls that are separate from the the pan/tilt handle locks. This allows the photographer to fine-tune the tightness of the movement based on the weight of the camera and lens. The head can hold up to 11.0 lbs of equipment.

SLIK's exclusive A.M.T. super Aluminum-Magnesium-Titanium alloy legs make the PRO 500 HD tripod very steady. The A.M.T. alloy has a 40% greater strength to weight ratio than standard aluminum. This makes the legs lighter and stronger than the standard metal used in most tripods.

This full sized tripod has 3 leg sections to collapse down to just over 27 inches. The PRO 500 HD makes setting up easy with secure, speed-release leg locks. Padded leg wraps make the tripod more comfortable to carry. 3-position, multi-angle leg locks allow easy set-up on uneven ground or steps.

The PRO 500 HD has a gearless center column that unscrews into two pieces converting the top piece into a short column. This feature combined with the adjustable leg angle locks allow the tripod to be lowered to about 14 inches for very low angle or macro photography in the field.

Eight All New SLIK PRO Carbon Fiber Series Tripods

SLIK has released 8 new models of carbon fiber tripods and one new monopod to completely update the SLIK PRO CF line of tripods.

These new models all feature nestled leg tubes that do not rotate within each other when the leg-locks are loosed to set up or put away. The internal interlocking grove design keeps the legs from turning, making them much easier to lock and loosen. Larger textured rubber grips also make it easier to lock and unlock the leg sections.

The PRO 624 CF and PRO 634 CF are designed to travel. With collapsed lengths of just 14 in. and 18 in. respectively and weighing just 2 lbs or less either one will fit in almost any carry-on suitcase. These models have a fixed _-20 mount thread for heads.

The PRO 724 CF and PRO 73 CF are full-sized carbon fiber tripods that are very light weight and can still travel well in checked luggage. These models have a fixed _-20 mount thread for heads.

The PRO 824 CF and PRO 823 CF have larger leg tube diameters than the 700s and are capable of handing 50% more weight while only being 8 oz. heavier. These models have a reversible mount post that is _-20 or 3/8 to mount a wide variety of heads from SLIK or almost any other manufacturer.

The new larger PRO 923 CF and PRO 924 CF are capable of handling loads of up to 26 lbs of camera, lens and equipment. They can reach heights of 74 in. and 70 in. respectively.

The new expanded SLIK line of SLIK carbon fiber tripods means that there are models within the series to accommodate almost every photographer from those that need a compact, super light-weight tripod to fit in a suitcase to those who need light-weight support for long, heavy telephoto lenses or other heavy camera equipment.

Additional information: Check-out the current line of Slik Pro Tripods at Shopping.com
August 22, 2010
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