The Velbon Videomate 438 Aluminum Tripodis a 2.71 lb camera support with a fluid pan-and-tilt head. It can reach a maximum height of 5.03' with the geared center column fully extended, and it has a minimum working height of 1.77'. This portable tripod folds down to 23.23". The Videomate 438 will support a maximum of 4.41 lb. A QB-4L quick-release plate is included. This is an ideal tripod for today's lightweight video cameras.