Travel tripods for photographers are usually masters of compromises and have to combine low weight and packing volume with the best possible stability. A photo tripod made of carbon can do that. The Compact Traveler No. 1 Carbon combines lightness and stability in a very high quality, innovative travel tripod.
Rollei has taken on each of these three apparently contradicting requirements once again: The Rollei Compact Traveler No. 1 Carbon literally turns the conventional design of tripods upside down. The tripod legs, which can be pulled out four times, can be swiveled 180 degrees and allow a surprisingly small pack size of only 33 cm. In connection with the highly stable and light high-tech material carbon, the total weight of the Compact Traveler No. Even the professional travel photographer doesn't need to reserve 1 under 1 kilogram, more than 980 grams in his luggage. The carbon of the Rollei travel tripod is also responsible for the impressive load capacity of 8 kilograms, which corresponds to a dead weight / load ratio of 1/8! As the tripod legs can be swiveled, it is even possible to take macro shots on the ground that would otherwise require additional equipment..
The 360 panorama ball head of the Rollei Compact Traveler No. 1 Carbon can even take professional SLR housings with super telephoto lenses and other accessories with the standardized and Arca-Swiss-compatible quick-release plate and allows for quick changes of motif. Stable spikes with gentle end caps guarantee a firm stand on any surface, a freely rotatable hook on the center column further increases the stability when you attach your photo bag or any weight to it..
The tripod legs can be quickly extended to the maximum height of 142 cm with the quick-release screw connection. The Rollei Compact Traveler No. 1 carbon travel tripod can also be used as a monopod, a separate bag is of course included with Rollei in the scope of delivery. You will also receive all the necessary tools and a bag that can also be easily carried as a backpack.n.
The magazinechip has already tested the compact travel tripod. The professional and independent test was carried out in the tripods category. The Rollei Compact Traveler No. 1 Carbon has thus prevailed against high-priced tripod competitors with the grade VERY GOOD. The high stability despite the very light weight was particularly praised. The measured values showed a with wind and retracted center columnStability of 98%. When the center column is fully extended and under the influence of wind, the measured value drops to 87. Still a sensational value for the 980 gram lightweight travel tripod..
The Compact Traveler No. 1 carbon on the result of a total of 92 points for stability. The Compact Traveler No. 1 Carbon as a city, nature and travel tripod is more than satisfactory. It is also included in the list of all tripods at number 36. A real top performance for a travel tripod..