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Benro HFTA18CS2H Hybrid Carbon Fiber Tripod Kit

Cat # HFTA18CS2H

Hybrid offers a unique combination of photo and video features creating an advanced support system for photographers, videographers, bird watchers and sport optics. The range is designed for maximum versatility and portability for indoor and outdoor use.

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Specifications Features


Weight4.19 lbs. (1.9 kg)
Warranty5 years (3 years at purchase + 2 years after online registration)
Leg MaterialCF
Leg TypeTwist Lock
Maximum Load (lb)5.5
Maximum Load (kg)3
Minimum Height (in)19.88
Minimum Height (cm)50.5
Maximum Height w/Column Retracted (in)48.43
Maximum Height w/Column Retracted (cm)123
Maximum Height (in)59.1
Maximum Height (cm)150
Folded Height w/ Center Column Attached (in)19.9
Folded Height w/ Center Column Attached (cm)50.5
Max Height w/Center Column Attached Retracted (in)48.4
Maximum Height w/ Center Column Attached Retracted (cm)123
Maximum Height w/ Center Column Attached Expanded (in)59.1
Maximum Height w/ Center Column Attached Expanded (cm)150
Top Plate Diameter (mm)60
Top Plate Diameter / Detachable Center ColumnYes-with 3 stops
Quick Release TypePU5060
Foot MountNon-detachable
Foot TypePVC
Foot Size (mm)27


  • Photo/Video Head:
    Included in the Hybrid HFTA18CS2H tripod kit is a flat base photo/video head. The flat base allows this head to be mounted on other video supports such as a slider or jib. Independent controls for pan and tilt make this head easy to operate. Also included is an oversized arca swiss style plate.
  • Integrated Leveling Base:
    The Hybrid HFTA18CS2H's center column incorporates a leveling base allowing adjustments to be made without having to adjust the tripod's legs individually.
  • Split Center Column:
    Created with low angle work and sport optics in mind the Hybrid HFTA18CS2H's center column splits maximizing your height adjustment range while eliminating the need to carry a second column.
  • 9x Carbon Fiber Legs:
    The Hybrid HFTA18CS2H features our signature 9x Carbon fiber legs. Constructed from 9 layers of carbon fiber these legs maximize the strength to weight ratio of the tripod legs. Giving you the sturdiness you require with out weighing you down.
  • Reverse Folding Legs:
    A specialiy designed spider allows the Hybrid HFTA18CS2H's legs to be folded upward, greatly reducing the tripod's foot print when it is time to pack.
  • Magnesium Casting:
    Where ever possible the Hybrid HFTA18CS2H employs magnesium castings making it amoung some of the lightest tripods on the market.
  • High Performance Twist Locks:
    The Hybrid HFT18CS2H utilizes high performance, rubber twist locks for improved ergonomics and resistence to the the elements.
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