Giotto's have four new lightweight, compact tripods (VGRN8225, VGRN9225, VGRN8255 and VGRN9255) and heads designed to be used by both DSLR and compact camera users. Like previous models from the Vitruvian range, these new tripods have legs that fold through 180 degrees allowing the tripod to fold into a compact and portable unit. Two out of the four new models, VGRN9255 and VGRN8255, also feature built in monopods.
The smaller tripods (8225 and 9225) fold down to just under 33cm whilst the medium size (8255 and 9255) fold down to 40cm. The new VGRN tripods are manufactured using either 7-layer carbon fibre or aluminium tubing. The carbon fibre VGRN8225 weighs just under a kilogram (0.95kg), while the aluminium VGRN9225 weighs (1.12kg); both have an operating height of 118cm, and with the centre column extended reach a maximum 135cm. The carbon fibre VGRN8255 weighs 1.38kg, while the aluminium VGRN9255 weighs 1.55kg; these tripods have an operating height of 142cm and a maximum of 165cm with the centre column extended.
The new VGRN tripods are fitted with compact ball + socket heads and are fitted with a quick release plates, spirit levels and pan locks - all feature five-section legs and a splittable centre column for low-level use.The largest models; the 9265 and 8265 also have a friction control on the ball head and feature retractable spiked feet.
All VGRN tripods are supplied with a carry bag and have a 5 year warranty.
For more details on the new Vitruvian range of tripods please visit Giotto's