Sirui ET-2004 Aluminum Tripod With E-20 Ball Head

$157.74

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Best Tripod With Head For Under $200

Grade (Out of ten)

8.8
Stability : 9
Versatility : 9
Portability : 8
Features : 9
Price : 9
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Description

The Sirui ET-2004 tripod offers perhaps the best mix of versatility, portability and value. Selling for $200 with a E-20 ball head, the ET-2004 spans heights from just five inches to 57 and handles gear up to 26.5 pounds. The legs can independently adjust to different angles and fold 180 degrees for more compact storage, with a 17 inch folded height. The tripod also includes retractable spiked feet, which is tough to find at this price point.

While the Sirui ET-2004 offers an excellent feature set for the price point, you can get a lighter tripod for either more money or with less stability. The ball head isn't ideal for every type of shooter either. Sirius are also made in China. But, the Sirui ET-2004 offers one of the best feature sets for the lower price point without sacrificing too much quality.

Pros

  • Versatile height range
  • Retractable spikes
  • Compact

Cons

  • Not as lightweight as some travel models
  • Aluminum construction
  • Tripod Specs:

    • Construction : Aluminum
    • Capacity : 26.5
    • Weight : 3.5 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 57
    • Minimum Height : 5
    • Folded Height : 17
    • Leg Sections : 4
    • Leg Lock Type : Flip lock
    • Feet Type : Retractable spikes
    • Head Type : Ball
    • Panning Range : N/A
    • Tilting Range : N/A
    • Quick Release Plate : Yes
    • Other : Counter weight hook