Dracast DVT-17 Professional Heavy Duty Photo / Video Tripod with Fluid Head Overview
The Dracast DVT-17 with Fluid Head is a professional-grade photo / video tripod made from anodized aluminum that can support loads up to 17.6 lb. The DVT-17 offers many features usually only found on more expensive models which has made it a staple in the Dracast catalog for many years. The fluid head provides smooth operation, and features a half-ball mount with a diameter of 2.16 in. One pan bar is included with the kit.
Its 3-stage telescopic leg design allows you to adjust the height of the tripod from 33 inches to 54 inches to 74 inches. A middle spreader and passive counterbalance provide enhanced stability to the entire system. The Dracast DVT-17 also has separate pan and tilt locks, and a rubber level for precision leveling.
Its provided quick release plate features a standard 1/4″-20 and 3/8-16” mounting screw with a video pin. The head’s tilt angle is adjustable from +70° to -90°.
Dracast DVT-17 Professional Heavy Duty Photo / Video Tripod Features
Aluminum Tripod with Fluid Head System
The Dracast DVT-17 includes a fluid head system with a Manfrotto style quick release plate. The QR plate features an anti-slip rubber skid pad, and both 1/4″-20 & 3/8″-16 camera screws..
Fluid Head Features
65mm Half Ball Head | -65°/+90° Tilting Range | 360° Panning Range | Locking Knob for Pan | Locking Knob for Tilt | Adjustable Pan Bar | Bubble Level | Two Rosette Pan-Bar Mounts
Lightweight Aluminum Alloy Legs
The strong, three (3) stage aluminum alloy legs feature impressive range from 32.6″ collapsed to 74.4″ fully extended. The legs feature easy twist locks at all three stages and a 65mm bowl for the included fluid head.
Tripod legs feature a metal mid-spreader for superior lateral support | Anti-slip rubber feet caps for stability on all types of surfaces | Locking leg extensions can be independently adjusted and locked at various heights for use on uneven terrain
Lightweight and Strong
Weighing just 8.8 lbs, the Dracast DVT-17 has a payload capacity of 17.63 lbs and a collapsed transport size of just 33.85″” in it’s included nylon carrying case.
Carry Bag Included
The DVT-17 includes a padded nylon carry case with a zipper close and shoulder strap.
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What’s Included With the Dracast DVT-17 Professional Heavy Duty Photo / Video Tripod with Fluid Head
In the Box
- x1 Dracast DVT-17 Professional Photo / Video Tripod Legs
- x1 Dracast DVT-17 Fluid Head System
- x1 Pan Handle for DVT-17
- x1 Padded Nylon Carry Bag for Dracast DVT-17
Not in the Box
- Camera / Instruments for Tripod (Sold separately)
- Additional / Replacement Quick Release Plate (Sold separately)
- Additional / Replacement Pan Handle (Sold separately)
In the Box
- x1 Dracast DVT-17 Professional Photo / Video Tripod
- x1 Fluid Head
- x1 Carry Bag for DVT-17