ALTA PRO 263AP Aluminium Tripod with Multi-Angle Central Column + 3-way Pan Head

ALTA PRO 263AP Aluminium Tripod with Multi-Angle Central Column + 3-way Pan Head

Item: ALTA PRO 263AP

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The Alta Pro Series is Vanguard's original multi-angle central column tripod that makes it suitable for almost any style of photography, from macro to landscape photography, and the Alta Pro 263AP aluminium tripod includes a solid 3-way pan head with a Vanguard quick release system to make an impressive all-in-one kit.

  • Aluminium legs that fold to 73cm and extend to 177cm
  • Weighs 2.6kg with a maximum load capacity of 5kg
  • Multi-Angle Central Column (MACC) moves almost 360° in any direction
  • 3-easy set legs angles adjust to 25°, 50° and 80° angles
  • 3-way pan head delivers precise control in framing your shot

You can see the Alta Pro in more detail in this video review by Jamie Windsor, or scroll to the bottom of the long description to see more reviews, but if you're looking to try out the benefits of the multi-angle central column, this is a great value option to consider and #makeupyourownmind


The original Alta Pro delivers incredible versatility and stability with it's Multi-Angle Central Column (MACC) System that allows users to move the central column almost 360° in any direction, making macro-photography and special-angle shots a breeze. The Instant Swivel Stop-n-Lock (ISSL) System quickly and securely repositions the central column in one simple movement while maintaining the tripods stability.

PH-32 is a lightweight, easy-to-operate three-way pan head with precise pan and tilt functions.


See the Alta Pro 2+ here, and the VEO 3+ here.

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Tripod Style Traditional Full Sized Traditional Full Sized
Multi-Angle Central Column Yes Yes
Reversible Central Column Yes Yes
Low Angle Adaptor No (not needed) No (not needed)
Material Aluminium Aluminium
Weight 5.7lbs 2.6kg
Folded Length 28 1/2 inches 725mm
Maximum Height Central Column Extended 69 7/8 inches 1775mm
Maximum Height Central Column Down 57 5/8 inches 1465mm
Minimum Height Ground level Ground Level
Maximum Load Capacity 11.0lbs 5kg
Leg Diameter 1 inch 26mm
Leg Sections 3 3
Leg Lock Flip Lock Flip Lock
Leg Angles Three - 25, 50 and 80 degrees Three - 25, 50 and 80 degrees
Feet Type Rubber/Spiked Combination Rubber/Spiked Combination
Hook For Hanging Extra Weight Yes (Retractable on a spring) Yes (Retractable on a spring)
Monopod Leg No No
Head Attachment Thread 1/4 and 3/8 inch 1/4 and 3/8 inch
Tripod Head PH-32 PH-32
Head Type 3-way Pan Head 3-way Pan Head
Arca Swiss Compatible No No
Quick Shoe Type QS-52 QS-52
Separate Pan Lock Yes Yes
Separate Friction Control No No
Bubble Level on Head 1 1
Tripod Bag Yes Yes
Accessories Tripod Bag and quick release plate Tripod Bag and quick release plate
Suitable For Mirrorless Yes Yes
Suitable For DSLR Yes Yes
Suitable For PRO Kit Yes Yes
Warranty 2 Years 2 Years
Extended Warranty 10 years 10 years
Series Alta Pro Alta Pro
Colour Black Black
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