Miller Camera Support have just introduced its new Air Tripod System range, which includes the Air Alloy System (3001) and Air Carbon Fibre System (3005), to the U.S. market.
The new tripod system will be useful for everyone from entry-level to high-end cinematographers and photographers, the range is perfect when shooting on-the-go in confined, challenging locations that requires a lightweight tripod system that can be set up in a matter of seconds.
“The Air Tripod Systems offer professional DSLR and HDV photo-videographers a robust, lightweight, cost-effective solution,” says Gus Harilaou, Regional Manager for the Americas, Miller Camera Support, LLC. “Designed to reflect the same premium qualities of Miller’s Compass Tripod System, the Air Tripod System is purpose-built for professionals who desire a compact, lighter and more agile camera support solution with the same durability that is standard of Miller tripods.”
The “little brothers” of Miller’s range of Compass tripods, each system consists of an Air Fluid Head, offering professionals authentic Miller fluid head pan and tilt technology, and a variant of the Solo 75 2-Stage Tripod. The Air Fluid Head, composed of magnesium alloy housing and precision components, comes with two positions of selectable counterbalance and a dual pan handle option. Both systems have the ability to support payloads ranging from 5.5 pounds (2.5 kilograms) to 11 pounds (five kilograms).
The Air Alloy System (3001) consists of the Air Fluid Head and the Solo 75 2-Stage Alloy Tripod, which is designed to provide the single operator with a complete run-and-gun system. Selectable leg angle locks ensure rapid stabilization at any height, with the tripod boasting an impressive range, capable of extending from 9.2 inches (234 millimeters) to 64 inches (1625 millimeters). The alloy, magnesium design ensures durability and its new rapid lock system can lock or unlock with less than one quarter of a turn. The tripod’s Neoprene leg protection allows for grip and is great for users who are either carrying or setting up the tripod in extreme weather conditions.
The Air Carbon Fibre System (3005) consists of the Air Fluid Head and the Solo 75 2-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod, which is purpose-built for professionals who desire to work with the most lightweight camera support technology. The Air Carbon Fibre System features all the same benefits of the Air Alloy System but at a much lighter weight, totaling at 9.9 pounds (4.5 kilograms) versus the Air Alloy System’s weight of 10.8 pounds (4.9 kilograms), while still retaining its durability. The Air Carbon Fibre System is designed for rugged, outdoor shooting conditions.
All Miller products, come with three-year warranties, as Miller is confident in the longevity of its products’ reliability and durability.
For more info or to find dealer check Miller’s website: http://www.millertripods.com/
Excerpts from Press Release