Benro has announced a number of new video tripods and fluid heads, as well as a pair of monopods equipped with fluid heads.
The new tripods are available in aluminum or carbon fiber. The tripods and monopods are available as kits with the S-Series heads included, along with a padded travel case. They come in three weight load capacities – 5.5lbs, 8lbs, and 13.2lbs. The sliding center column includes a 60mm bowl for fine tuning camera position.
Benro Carbon Fiber Video Tripod Models
- C1572FS2 (5.5lbs max support & 62.2″ max height)
- C2573FS4 (8lbs max support & 67.9″ max height)
- C2573FS6 (13.2lbs max support & 68.5″ max height)
Benro Aluminum Fiber Video Tripod Models
- A1573FS2 (5.5lbs max support & 61.8″ max height)
- A1573FS4 (8lbs max support & 69.7″ max height)
- A1573FS6 (13.2lbs max support & 70.3″ max height)
Removable rubber feet can be interchanged with a set of included stainless-steel spikes to ensure footing on virtually any surface, and a retractable hook on the bottom of the center column provides a place to hang a camera bag or other weight to provide additional stability.
The new video tripods range in price from $200-$465. The should be available soon at B&H Photo.
The new Benro video monopod kits support either 5.5lbs or 8.8lbs and feature a swivel foot for working some smooth camera movement (e.g., faux dolly moves, etc.). The monopods also include the S-Series heads and a carry case. The new monopod model numbers are the Benro A38FS2 and the A48FS4. The new Benro video monopods range in price from $141-$280 and should also be available soon at B&H Photo.
Having used the Benro AD71FK5 video tripod and head quite a bit, these new models look enticing for portable or entry-level video setups.