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The Rollei CT-5A is a new versatile aluminium tripod. Offering a maximum working height of 1.57m and weighing 1.7 kg including the tripod head, the CT-5A folds down to just 43cm and can be converted into a monopod. The Rollei Fotopro CT-5A has a 2 year guarantee and is now available for an RRP of EUR 249.95.
Rollei Press Release
Rollei Fotopro Press Release
Rollei Fotopro presents the all-rounder: CT-5A
Hamburg, 27 April 2012
Rollei presents its CT-5A, a real all-rounder. Like all Rollei Fotopro tripods, the aluminium tripod is made of T6 aluminium and, with a maximum working height of 1.57m, weighs just 1.7 kg incl. tripod head. With a maximum load of 8 kg the tripod is suitable for average photographic equipment, but it also offers some interesting features. The compact tripod has a folded size of just 43 cm thanks to the 180° leg angle mechanism, but it also has a few more surprises for the photographer. Thanks to accessories it can be conveniently converted into a monopod. Not just one tripod leg but all three are equipped with an appropriate threaded connector. These can also all be unscrewed and replaced with short, extremely stable tubes, which can be found in the accessory pack. This means you get maximum stability as a table-top tripod for night-time or macro photography. All 6 tripod legs are covered in foam on the upper section, enabling them to be used equally well in cold weather.
The central column can of course be taken apart, so you can achieve a minimum working height of 11 cm incl. tripod head. Like all Fotopro tripods, the CT-5A also has a ball head with 3 spirit levels and a quick release plate, which can be locked anywhere across its width and very firmly held in place. The tripod is available in elegant black with metallic blue trim on the leg fasteners and central column. It is non-reflective thanks to its matt black legs, which are made up of 4 sections.
Included in the package:
The CT-5A is unbeatable in terms of accessories. It is supplied with a padded bag, 4 small leg sections, hook (3/8” screw, can be stored in the central column), extra padded carrying strap, monopod holder, tools and even a tripod holder.
Availability and price:
The Rollei Fotopro CT-5A has a 2 year guarantee and is now available in stores for an RRP of EUR 249.95.