Velbon Ultrek UT-43D

June 17, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories | Comment |

The new Velbon Ultrek UT-43D is a full-height tripod that folds down to 29.5cm for transport. This feat is accomplished through the use of six-section reverse-folding legs. The Velbon Ultrek UT-43D tripod comes complete with Velbon’s QHD-53D ball head, a quick-release plate and a two-section telescopic centre column. Weighing in at 1.17kg and extending to a full height of 156.6cm, the tripod has a load capacity of 3 kilograms and carries a suggested retail price of £179.99.

Velbon Press Release

Ultrek – the ideal travel tripod solution from Velbon

This amazing tripod heralds the birth of an exciting new breed of travel tripods from Velbon. The UT-43D is extraordinarily compact when folded – only 29.5cm, yet thanks to its ingenious 6-section reverse-folding legs, it can be extended to become a practical full-height tripod as well as a low-level macro platform.

New innovations include a 2-section telescopic centre column and 6-section legs that fold by reversing through a full 180 degrees. This allows the maximum extended height to become 5.3 times the folded length!

The UT-43D tripod is the ideal travel solution as it packs small enough to fit into most bags and cases.

It comes complete with Velbon’s QHD-53D ball+socket head, which includes a DIN standard platform for easy attachment to your camera. A soft carrying case is also included.

Features/Technical Specification:
Folded Length: 29.5cm
Maximum Extended Height: 156.5cm
Top Leg Diameter: 24mm
Maximum Suggested Load: 3kg
Weight: 1.17kg
Supplied complete with case, ball and socket head and quick release plate.

The product carries a suggested retail price of £179.99.

For details of the Ultrek UT-43D and the full range of Velbon tripods, please visit the new Velbon website at:

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