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SmallRig AD-01 Heavy-Duty Tripod with Fluid Head

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  • Aluminum Tripod with Fluid Head System
  • 17.6 lb Load Capacity, Weighs 8.8 lb
  • 33 to 73" Height Adjustment, 35" Folded
  • Standard & DJI RS 2 Quick Release Modes
  • 75mm Ball Head, Pan & Friction Knobs
  • Bubble Level, Manfrotto QR Plate
  • 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Camera Screws
  • 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 Accessory Threads
  • Carry Bag with Shoulder Strap

The SmallRig AD-01 Heavy-Duty Tripod with Fluid Head combines a robust 17.6 lb load capacity with a mere 8.8 lb weight, ensuring durability and portability. Crafted from lightweight aluminum, the three-stage tripod boasts adjustable height (33 to 74") and convenient flip locks. It easily collapses to 35" for effortless transport, neatly stored in the provided carrying bag.

The SmallRig AD-01 Heavy-Duty Tripod with Fluid Head allows you to use the included Manfrotto-style quick release plate or the original DJI RS 2 quick release plate with the flip of a simple switch. The 75mm half ball head can pan 360° and tilt +90/-75°, and the quick release plate features 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 camera screws to accommodate all camera types. Other features include a bubble level, 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 accessory threads, and a fixed pan bar. A carry bag with a shoulder strap is included to store and transport the system.

Key Features

  • Lightweight aluminum tripod and fluid head system
  • Weighs only 8.8 lb
  • Maximum working height adjustment range of 33 to 74"; folded length of 35"
  • Manfrotto-style quick release plate with 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 camera mounting screws
  • Switch on head changes mount configuration to accommodate DJI RS 2 quick release plate
  • 17.6 lb maximum load
  • 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 threads on head and legs to mount accessories
  • 75mm bowl base
  • 360° panning, +90/-75° tilting
  • Fixed pan bar
  • Bubble level
  • Carry bag included
In the Box
  • SmallRig AD-01 Heavy-Duty Tripod with Fluid Head
  • Manfrotto Quick Release Plate
  • 1/4''-20 Screw
  • 3/8"-16 Screw
  • Pan Handle
  • Allen Wrench
  • Carry Bag
  • Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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Camera Plate

Camera Plate Features Quick Release
Camera Plate Type 501 Type
Camera Mounting Screw 1 x 1/4"-20 Male 1 x 3/8"-16 Male
Safety Lock Yes


Base Mount 75 mm Half Ball
Counter Balance None
Pan Handle Fittings 1 x Fixed
Bubble Level 1
Accessory Mounting 1/4"-20 Female Thread 3/8"-16 Female Thread
Base Diameter 3.0" / 75 mm

Pan & Tilt

Drag Type Fluid
Vertical Tilt +90° to -75°
Panning Range 360°
Independent Pan Lock Yes
Independent Tilt Lock Yes


Load Capacity 17.6 lb / 8 kg
Maximum Working Height 73.2" / 186 cm
Minimum Working Height 33.5" / 85 cm
Closed Length 35" / 88.9 cm
Materials Aluminum
Weight 8.8 lb / 4 kg


Leg Lock Type Flip Lock
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Leg Sections 3
Bubble Level None
Feet Features Rubber
Spreader Mid-Level (Included)

Center Column

Center Column Features Leveling, Removable

Packaging Info

Package Weight 10.84 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 36.8 x 9 x 6.8"
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