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The “Traveller 150 Premium Duo” is a new aluminium tripod from Hama. Weighing in at 1530 grams, the Hama Traveller 150 Premium Duo extends to a maximum height of 150 centimetres and folds down to a mere 38.5cm. The tripod comes with a ball head equipped with a spirit level, and a carrying bag. What's more, if you remove the weight hooks from the central column, you can completely remove the column, unscrew one of the tripod legs, and quickly turn the tripod into a fully-functional monopod. The Hama Traveller 150 Premium Duo will be available for €239.
Hama Press Release
Light and Compact: The Hama “Traveller 150”
Stable on all surfaces, adjustable and extremely light and compact. The “Traveller 150 Premium Duo” tripod from Hama gives every photographer the freedom that he or she needs. The aluminium tripod is extremely lightweight, which is a major advantage on-the-go. Despite being able to extend to a maximum height of 150 centimetres, the tripod only weighs 1530 grams and can be easily packed in any backpack thanks to its completely collapsible tripod legs with a small pack size of 38.5 centimetres.
The highly precise 3D ball head with panning function allows you to adjust the camera to get the perfect shot in both portrait and landscape format. To prevent the camera from tilting on uneven surfaces, you can extend the legs in increments, ensuring that the tripod is secure and stable on nearly every surface. Rubber feet and spikes make sure the tripod is secure even on slippery surfaces. In order to optimally adjust the tripod in these situations, the tripod head is equipped with a spirit level. The quick-release plate with a rubberised surface is especially practical if you are taking photographs with more than one camera.
Fully-functional monopod included
If you remove the weight hooks from the central column, you can completely remove the column, unscrew one of the tripod legs, and quickly have a fully-functional monopod. The foam grips on the tripod legs are not only pleasant to the touch, they also create a high-quality look for the monopod.
For professional macro shots, you can flip the central column and reattach it to the tripod so that it is retropositioned.