RØDE has simply launched an up to date model of its compact digital camera/microphone stand: the RØDE Tripod 2. With a most payload capability of 2kg/4.4lbs, the Tripod 2 was already out there as a part of the corporate’s Vlogger kits, however now you can get it as a normal product. Let’s take a better take a look at it!
Alongside the launch of the RØDE thread adaptor, the corporate additionally made the RØDE Tripod 2 out there as a standalone product. Certainly, this little tripod was initially launched in November 2020 together with the Vlogger kits. Nevertheless, again then it made little or no sense to buy the equipment for those who solely wanted the stand and weren’t vlogging together with your smartphone.
RØDE Tripod 2 options
The RØDE Tripod 2 is a much-welcomed replace from the earlier RØDE Tripod that was launched years in the past and particularly designed as a microphone desk stand.
The Tripod 2 is made out of plastic, it’s fairly light-weight at solely 200g/0.44lbs, and it has compact dimensions: 186.1mm x 72.2mm when closed and 151mm x 205mm when absolutely prolonged.
Certainly, this stand can be utilized within the closed place for handheld/vlogging taking pictures circumstances or as a “conventional” tripod while you open the legs.
Speaking concerning the legs, they are often opened in both mid or broad positions, relying in your stability/top wants. Additionally, every leg options two 1/4″-20 mounting factors if you’ll want to connect further equipment to the tripod legs.
On high of the Tripod 2, you’ll discover a gimbal head with a 1/4″-20 mounting thread. Within the field, you’ll discover a 1/4″-20 to three/8″-16 thread adaptor, which is at all times useful. Nevertheless, with a most payload capability of 2kg/4.4lbs (when the pinnacle is at a 90-degree angle and the Tripod 2 is absolutely prolonged), don’t ask for an excessive amount of with this tiny unit.
Value and availability
The RØDE Tripod 2 is on the market now for $39.00. For extra data, please go to RØDE’s website here.
What do you concentrate on this new compact tripod? Do you usually vlog with a tripod, or do you shoot handheld? Don’t hesitate to tell us within the feedback down under!