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04-24-2017, 02:39 PM   #1
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ZenTilt: A new kind of tripod head?

I'm not sure this is actually useful. Has anybody seen/tried it?

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They claim it can hold up to 3 kg.

04-24-2017, 02:57 PM   #2
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I had come across this about a year or so ago. It looked interesting. I see that they originally wanted $150 for it, but now are asking ~$60. When I moved my mouse, a new offer came up - if I ordered in the next 30 minutes, I could get an additional 15% off, so that would make it $40.

... but, I have my Acratech GP which is really all I need for just about everything.

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Look at the customer reviews. I have $3 bill that looks more authentic.
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QuoteOriginally posted by honey bo bo Quote
Look at the customer reviews. I have $3 bill that looks more authentic.
You mean like this? Yes, it is authentic legal tender in the Cook Islands - worth the same as three New Zealand dollars (which is also legal tender in the Cook Islands).



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Especially useful on a monopod perhaps?
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QuoteOriginally posted by Not a Number Quote
You mean like this? Yes, it is authentic legal tender in the Cook Islands - worth the same as three New Zealand dollars (which is also legal tender in the Cook Islands).
Exactly like that only mine has Moose Jerky & Sardines on the Proof Strip.
If you look at the Reviews long enough you get an additional 30% off total 95% off!!! What a deal somebody send them some $$ and see what we get!
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I ran across one today made by Sunwayphoto (Chinese) and available at Adorama for about $60. See it here.
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No panning via this head. On a column that can rotate that limitation is moot.

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Looks like it would be destabilizing for long exposures.
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I agree with others; the lack of obvious friction control worries me. Otherwise, Wpresto's suggestion of using on a monopod looks attractive.
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Annoying website. They say the price is $150. Then a "click here for a special price" button reduces it to $56. Scroll around the page a bit and you then get a popup ad for $40. If they think the product's value is $40, just sell it for that.
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They claim it can hold up to 3 kg.
No use for the old Kerrowdown... even on a moderate night on the whisky, my breath weighs more than 3 kilos in the morning.
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Looks terrible. The website has very little information on the product. Looks like it's not a quick release as well. 3kg is just a little more than a third of the weight that my low-end Oben ballhead can support. To me, 3kg max rating sounds unstable.
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In fairness, if you look through the little pocket table-top tripods, the ones with legs about six inches long, with or without a head, almost all of them are rated and one to two kg (2.2 to 4.4 lb).
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To quote :

'Good figment'
'God quality'

Grammar and syntax in advert does not fill me with confidence. If they offered less of a discount, maybe they could employ a proof-reader.
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