My new tripod: Rollei C5i

1 year 2 weeks ago #701501 by Esseff
My new tripod arrived today - a Rollei C5i - to replace the plasticcy chinese cheapie I used before.

First impression: it's solid! Solid as in good! Considerably heavier than the old one too. I expected more weight but not this much. Not complaining as it looks and feels really well made. It stands 159cm tall fully extended on three legs. Came with some extra tools and a carry bag too. I don't have any experience with tripods and I assume this isn't a top shelf item (based on the price) but as an engineer I look at this and I see quality. Perhaps I will upgrade some time in the future but for now this tripod is perfect. Really can't wait for the weekend to give it a whirl. Very happy with my purchase


Make: OPPO
Model: OPPO A72
ISO: 256
Aperture: f/1.7
Shutter speed: 29996/1000000 sec
Captured: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 19:29pm
Make: OPPO
Model: OPPO A72
ISO: 538
Aperture: f/1.7
Shutter speed: 29996/1000000 sec
Captured: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 19:30pm
Make: OPPO
Model: OPPO A72
ISO: 725
Aperture: f/1.7
Shutter speed: 29996/1000000 sec
Captured: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 19:31pm
Make: OPPO
Model: OPPO A72
ISO: 438
Aperture: f/1.7
Shutter speed: 29996/1000000 sec
Captured: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 19:32pm
Make: OPPO
Model: OPPO A72
ISO: 947
Aperture: f/1.7
Shutter speed: 29996/1000000 sec
Captured: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 19:35pm


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1 year 2 weeks ago #701509 by Nikon Shooter
Congratulations!

A very tempting deal at less than 90€, irresistible!

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1 year 2 weeks ago #701510 by Esseff

Nikon Shooter wrote: Congratulations!

A very tempting deal at less than 90€, irresistible!


Thanks. :)


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1 year 2 weeks ago #701530 by db3348
Good score, Esseff . 
Looking forward  to see  some seriously sharp images  to make  use of your investment .


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8 months 1 week ago #712503 by Esseff
Just bought a second one of these. Very happy with the first one and I got the quick change plates too so I could easily change between camera and camcorder. But honestly, a second tripod was definitely needed since I often want to use both at the same time.


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8 months 1 week ago #712600 by Nikon Shooter
There may have been a part of guessing in buying the first one
but there was surely not in the second purchase.

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8 months 1 week ago #712604 by Esseff

Nikon Shooter wrote: There may have been a part of guessing in buying the first one
but there was surely not in the second purchase.

Absolutely. Very impressed with the first one and I can't really see how the user experience can be improved. So a second one was one the cards for sure.

I think Rollei make quality products in general. Also bought a Rollei Wildcat gimbal for my camcorder...


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8 months 1 day ago #713089 by MYoung
I like the size of that tripod.  Looks like this would be a good travel tripod.  


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