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47" Carbon Fiber Tripod
Quick Setup Guide
# Component Description
1 Quick-release mounting plate Mount your device to this removable plate.
2 1/4" screw Tighten to secure your device to the mounting plate.
3 Mounting base plate Slide the quick-release mounting plate into this base plate.
4 Variable angle head ball Allows the head to be adjusted to any angle.
5 Safety lock pin Prevents the mounting plate from falling out when the
quick-release plate locking knob is released.
6 Pan locking knob Locks the horizontal movement of the head.
7 Quick-release plate locking knob Locks the quick-release mounting base plate to the tripod.
8 Head ball locking knob Sets the head at dierent angle. Loosen to permit movement
of the head ball. Tighten to stop movement of the head ball.
• Tripod with pan head
• Mounting plate
Note: mounting plate is on the pan head.
• Wrench (1)
• Quick Setup Guide
Important safety instructions
• Make sure that all levers, handles, knobs, and leg locks are correctly tightened,
and that all three legs are fully opened before use.
• Do not carry or transport the tripod with camera or camcorder equipment
attached (for example, over your shoulder or cradled in your arms).
• Do not store or expose your tripod to excessive heat or cold, or use near any
ame or re.
• Do not oil or grease any part of the tripod.
• Do not use any solvents or thinners to clean your tripod.
Use only a mild detergent and wipe dry with only a soft, lint-free cloth.
• Do not exceed the load limit of this product. (See Specications)
Features Using your tripod
To set up your tripod:
1 Unscrew the leg locks on each leg (three per leg) and extend the legs to the
2 Tighten the leg locks to lock the legs at the selected length.
Caution: Incorrectly securing a leg lock can cause the tripod leg to retract
unexpectedly and could result in damage to the tripod or to the attached
camera or camcorder.
3 Press the variable leg angle release at the top of each tripod leg to spread the
legs to the rst preset angle. When each leg has been locked into the rst
preset angle, set the tripod on a rm surface.
4 Adjust the center column by unscrewing the center column lock, raising the
center column to the desired height, then tightening the center column lock.
5 To remove the mounting plate, unscrew the quick-release plate locking knob,
then press the safety lock pin and lift the plate away from the head.
6 Secure your camera or camcorder to the mounting plate with the 1/4" screw
on the bottom of the plate. Tighten the screw rmly to avoid unintended
lateral movement of your device.
One-year limited warranty
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Minimum Maximum Maximum Maximum
Folded operating operating tube Net load
Model height height height diameter weight capacity
RF-TRP47C 21.2 in 14.5 in 47 in .91 in 2.89 lbs. 15.4 lbs.
(540 mm) (368 mm) (1194 mm) (23 mm) (1300 g) (6.9 kg)
Center column lock