Professional Camera Tripod offers max working height of 72 in.

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Made of aluminum alloy, Magnum XG incorporates FX12 low-profile head with built-in fluid system, which is suited for photographic cameras with video mode as well as mini DV cameras. Head carries up to 12 lb and has 2 spirit levels to ensure optimal leveling. Ergonomically designed rubber gripped pan and tilt handles can be positioned on left or right side of head. Additional features include quick-action, lever-type leg locks; low angle adapter; and leg warmers.

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Davis & Sanford Magnum XG

Advanced Tripod Catches Action Any Time, Any Place

Hauppauge N.Y. - Davis and Sanford, a Tiffen Company brand, has designed its most advanced, state of the-art, professional tripod - the new Magnum XG.

The MagnumXG is made of high quality aluminum alloy and is precisely machined to offer the quality and strength demanded by professional photographers. The new FX12 low profile head, included with the MagumXG , incorporates our new advanced built in fluid system. The fluid system is not only ideal for photographic cameras with video mode, but also perfect for bird watching and mini DV cameras.

Removing the camera and lens from the head is simple and fast. Simply press the lock release button and slide the plate out. The quick release plate is square and non keyed, so it can be positioned any way in the head.

Made of high quality low weight aluminum alloy, the FX12 is designed to carry a capacity of up to 12 lbs. The head has 2 spirit levels to ensure perfect leveling and the rubber gripped pan and tilt handles are a comfortable ergonomic shape . For more convenience, the tilt handles can be positioned on either the left or the right hand side of the head.

The Magnum XG aluminum alloy legs have been redesigned to offer even better ergonomics of the leg-angle release mechanism, and improved quick action leg locks. While it can reach a maximum working height of 72" , it can also be used as low as 8"

The MagnumXG provides speedy set-up coupled with added security with quick action, lever-type leg locks, low angle adapter and leg warmers. It is ideal for use with 35mm and light medium format photographic cameras, and digital or conventional type video camcorders. Street price for this new tripod is only $99.

Davis & Sanford has been providing a variety of tripods and support for over 60 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.

The MagnumXG 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:

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