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Vanguard Introduces Versatile 3-Way Pan-Head

Vanguard has designed a new patent pending system for the 3-way pan-head that's made from aluminum alloy and come in two sizes.

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Vanguard 3-WAY PAN HEAD

 

Vanguard has a new 3-way pan-head, available in 2 sizes, that allows the second handle (tilt handle) to be moved to four 90-degree settings around the horizontal with the simple press of a button. This allows the two handles to be placed alongside each other for two-handed control while in video mode, or simply to make sure the second handle doesn’t get in the way.

The new head can also be set up for a left-handed photographer to use the 3-way pan-head as it's designed to be used, or into the position that is right for the shot in front of the photographer. The new heads also include a telescopic pan-handle and an Arca Swiss quick release system.

"As the video capability on mirrorless and DSLR cameras improves, Vanguard has recognised that more and more photographers are now using their camera for shooting video, as well as stills," says Vanguard. 

Two sizes are available, one for smaller/travel tripods and the other for more traditional tripods:

  • VEO 2 PH-36 (RRP £60) – Designed for smaller/travel tripods, this head weighs 475g with a maximum load capacity of 3kg and a 42mm base diameter
  • VEO 2 PH-38 (RRP £80) - Designed for more traditional tripods, this head weighs 620g with a maximum load capacity of 6kg and a 58mm base diameter

 

Vanguard Tripods For The New Heads

The new heads can be partnered with a range of aluminium or carbon fibre Vanguard tripods that are available with 20mm, 23mm and 26mm legs, fold down to under 60cm and include 3 leg angles (20°, 45° and 80°). Also included are a reversible central column, removable spiked feet and a hook under the central column.

Aluminum Models (with flip locks):

  • VEO 2 PRO 203APV (RRP £130) – Includes VEO 2 PH-36 (RRP £60), weighs 1530g and folds down to 575mm for maximum portability, and with a maximum load capacity of 3kg (perfect for mirrorless or entry DSLR kits) and a maximum extended height of 1460mm.
  • VEO 2 PRO 233APV (RRP £150) – Includes VEO 2 PH-38 (RRP £80), weighs 1770g and folds down to 580mm for maximum portability, and with a maximum load capacity of 5kg and a maximum extended height of 1460mm.
  • VEO 2 PRO 263APV (RRP £200) – Includes VEO 2 PH-38 (RRP £80), weighs 1960g and folds down to 590mm for maximum portability, and with a maximum load capacity of 6kg and a maximum extended height of 1500mm.

 

Carbon Fibre Models (with twist locks):

  • VEO 2 PRO 203CPV (RRP £200) – Includes VEO 2 PH-36 (RRP £60), weighs 1315g and folds down to 575mm for maximum portability, and with a maximum load capacity of 3kg (perfect for mirrorless or entry DSLR kits) and a maximum extended height of 1460mm.
  • VEO 2 PRO 233CPV (RRP £230) – Includes VEO 2 PH-38 (RRP £80), weighs 1600g and folds down to 580mm for maximum portability, and with a maximum load capacity of 5kg and a maximum extended height of 1460mm.
  • VEO 2 PRO 263CPV (RRP £250) – Includes VEO 2 PH-38 (RRP £80), weighs 1690g and folds down to 590mm for maximum portability, and with a maximum load capacity of 6kg and a maximum extended height of 1500mm.

For more information, visit the Vanguard website

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