Davis & Sanford, a division of The Tiffen Company, has introduced the TRAVERSE tripod, whose legs have the ability to fold up over the head saving several inches of space as the tripod is readied for storage. The TRAVERSE opens up to a full size 57 inches and folds down to a mere 16”. The independent legs have 2 stops to shoot down to 16” or up to 57 inches. The TRVERSE tripod is suitable for use with compacts as well as SLRs. The TRAVERSE with BHQ8 ball head (load capacity: 7lbs) has a street price of $119, while the TRAVERSE with BH11 head (load capacity: 11lbs) has a street price of $169.
Tiffen Press Release
NEW DAVIS AND SANFORD TRAVERSE TRIPOD HAS UNIQUE ULTRA SMALL FOLDING SYSTEM
Lightweight, Super Sturdy, Great Price
Hauppauge, December 30, 2009, Tiffen CES Booth 31136 – (Virtual Press Office) Davis & Sanford, a division of The Tiffen Company, will announce the introduction of the TRAVERSE tripod with choice of BHQ8 or BH11 ball heads at the CES show in Las Vegas. This new tripod will complement the already extensive line of tripods by Davis and Sanford. The Traverse is focused on the needs of serious amateur and working professional photographers using today’s newest point and shoot through DSLR cameras. The unique feature of this tripod is the ability of the legs to fold up over the head saving several inches of space as the tripod is readied for storage. The TRAVERSE opens up to a full size 57 inches and folds down to a mere 16” making it easy to use most anywhere. The independent legs have 2 stops to shoot down to 16” or up to 57 inches.
The TRAVERSE tripod is a light, full-size model that is among the lightest, most portable and affordable in its class. Weighing in at only 3.3 lbs, the leg sections are constructed of strong, durable, lightweight aluminum with quick twist rubberized collet locks. The aluminum canopy incorporates 2 position leg angle adjustments for low-angle grounder adjustment, and center
column tensioning adjustment. Other combined features include, foam leg warmers, removable center column hook and retractable rubber feet. A padded tripod bag is also included. The TRAVERSE with BHQ8 ball head has a street price of $119. The TRAVERSE with BH11 head has a street price of $169.
The TRAVERSE carries the Davis & Sanford 10-year warranty and is available through the Tiffen worldwide dealer network. For more information, contact the Tiffen Company at 90 Oser Avenue, Hauppauge, NY 11788, 631-273-2500, Fax: 631-273-2557, or Internet: www.tiffen.com.
About Davis & Sanford
Davis & Sanford has been providing a variety of tripods and support for over 80 years. Powder-coated and anodized finishes to help resist abrasion under the heaviest use, combine with aircraft-quality aluminum and high-tech synthetics to create the best durability and portability. The Davis & Sanford line also includes tripod heads, platforms, dollies, and many other accessories to meet a wide variety of photo and video applications.